Overnight snowfall,poor visibility disrupts air traffic at Srinagar Airport on second straight day

Srinagar/Feb,4: Both the incoming and outgoing air traffic was on Thursday yet again disrupted at Srinagar International airport due to light snowfall in the night intervening Wednesday and Thursday, officials said.
“The flight operations at Srinagar airport were hampered from both the sides as no flights were able to land due to bad weather,” the officials said.
They said the accumulation of snow on the runway and poor visibility affected the operations.
The officials said while the runway has been cleared, the visibility was still poor for the operations to take place.
“The MET department has said the weather will improve in a few hours, therefore, we expect the flight operations to start around noon,” they added.
The flight operations at the airport were affected on Wednesday as well as most parts of the valley received snowfall. As many as 14 flights were cancelled due to poor visibility.

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