Today, flight operations at the Srinagar International Airport were suspended due to poor visibility and continuous snowfall in the valley, reports an airport official.

It continued that “we will take a call on resumption of flights after the weather improves,” adding that the runway was totally covered in snow.

Earlier in the morning, moderate snowfall started and weather forecast office reported heavy snowfall in the valley from January 19 to 23 due to the happening of an acute western disturbance on Jammu and Kashmir.

The weather department has issued an advisory that has asked people to get prepared in advance as the weather is likely to create troubles in air and surface traffic during the time.

More details awaited.

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