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13 Jan 2020 | 03:28 AM UTC

India: All flights canceled to and from Srinagar Airport (SXR) due to snow January 13 /update 1

Authorities cancel all flights traveling to and from Srinagar Airport (SXR) due to snow on January 13; confirm flight status

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Event

Authorities have canceled all flights to and from Srinagar Airport (SXR) for the second consecutive day on Monday, January 13, due to heavy snowfall across the Kashmir Valley. As of midday (local time) on Monday, authorities have not immediately announced when operations are expected to resume.

Closures have also been reported for the second consecutive day on the Srinagar-Jammu National highway. Further road closures are expected through the winter on the Srinagar-Leh highway and the Mughal Road in South Kashmir.

Transportation disruptions, including flight delays and cancelations, are expected in the coming hours and days in Srinagar and the wider Jammu and Kashmir region. 

Advice

Individuals traveling via SXR are advised to monitor local weather reports, prepare for winter weather, anticipate transportation disruptions, confirm their flight status, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.