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Snow avalanche hits Pahalgam, 2 persons missing

Three persons were swept away, along with a bulldozer they were in after an avalanche hit them in Pahalgam on Friday. “During snow clearance on Pahalgam-Aru road at Gudkhamb point, one JCB along with 3 persons came under an avalanche. “One person has been retrieved alive. DC Anantnag has requisitioned helicopter to help in rescue […]

Two hunters go missing as avalanche hits Lolab forests

Jan 23 : Two hunters have gone missing a snow avalanche swept them along in Lolab forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday. Reports reaching GNS said that three persons left home today morning for hunting in nearby Rang Warnow forest area. One of them returned by evening and informed the police and administration […]

Cold wave hits Kashmir Valley

An intense cold wave hit the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday, bringing down temperatures several notches below the freezing point. An official of the MET Department said the weather would remain generally cloudy during the next 24 hours. The Valley is witnessing the 40-day-long period of harsh winter cold called the ‘Chillai Kalan’, which started on […]

Avalanche hits Gulmarag area Water supply to remain affected

Wechwough Drang one of the best tourist spots of Tangmarag in Gulmarag area was hit with a heavy avalanche that receded from Gulmarag Nalla Goriwan. The avalanche hit the area thereby affecting power and water supplies. Authorities said the power and water supply in Tangmarag shall remain affected for time being. A Flood Control department […]

Snowfall hits flights’ operations at Srinagar airport

Intermittent snowfall continued in Kashmir for the second consecutive day Saturday, leading to disruption in flight operations at the Srinagar airport, officials said. Intermittent snowfall continued in most parts of Kashmir for the second day, an official of the Meteorological Department here said. He said while the plains, including Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu […]

Low intensity earthquake hits Kashmir

An earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale struck Srinagar on Friday, officials said. No loss of life or property has been reported. The quake, which is the second one to hit Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, occurred at 8.21 am, with its epicenter at latitude 34.1 degrees North and longitude 74.8 […]