Air traffic and train services resume in Valley

Air India flight

SRINAGAR — A day after remaining suspended with cancellation of all 68 scheduled flights, air traffic to and fro at Srinagar Airport resumed on Tuesday.

Director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), Srinagar Airport, Kuldeep Singh said that the visibility is good and the surface stands clear of snow for smooth arrival and departure of the flights.

Earlier on Monday, following the heavy snowfall in Kashmir, all to-and-fro flights scheduled were cancelled, leaving scores of passengers stranded in the Valley.

Schools, Railway services to resume today

Meanwhile, the train services from Banihal to Baramulla and vice versa resumed this morning after a day-long suspension.

However, the Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, remained closed.

“People are advised not to take any journey on NH-44 (highway) till the restoration work is completed,” a traffic department official said.

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