SRINAGAR: During the continuous snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, transportation services in Sonamarg faced disruptions due to slippery road conditions. Additionally, a minor avalanche occurred in the Hung Stretch area on Monday, causing no damage.

A view of Sonamarg after Kashmir receives fresh snowfall on Monday, November 23, 2020. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Authorities restricted vehicular movement beyond Ganganger in Sonmarg and allowed only vehicles equipped with anti-skid chains to travel from Z-Morh tunnel to Sonmarg for the safety of commuters.

The district administration in Ganderbal mobilised resources to address issues caused by snow. They deployed personnel from various agencies, including the Police, Tourism, civil administration, and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) Gund component, to manage the situation effectively.

Authorities have advised travellers to exercise caution and adhere to advisories issued by local authorities during inclement weather—(KNO).


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