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SRINAGAR/ JAMMU, Feb 7: Continuous rain and heavy snowfall besides landslides at many places have created havoc across the State, leading to closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and many other roads while an avalanche struck Jawahar Tunnel’s north portal this evening wherein, at least a dozen policemen were said to have been trapped.

One person was killed in avalanche and two others were rescued from Kokernag area while another avalanche hit nine houses and a Government School in Mohu-Mangit area of Pir Panchal electricity symbols in Ramban district this evening. Many villagers had narrow escape whereas, some were rescued by the neighbours and provided shelter. Their belongings were buried under the avalanche. At least 300 persons were rescued from avalanche prone areas across Kashmir today.

Power and water supply to many snow bound areas in Kashmir and parts of Jammu division including Chenab belt of erstwhile Doda has been snapped while, Udhampur-Batote-Doda- Kishtwar and Bhaderwah roads were closed gas turbine due to landslides and snowfall. Many rivers and nallahs in the region were flooded due to heavy rain but they were flowing below danger mark.

Kumar said fresh land slides in Nashri area of Batote and at least at a dozen areas between Ramban and Banihal including Khooni Nallah, the National wb state electricity board bill pay Highway continued to be closed on the third day today. He said there was about 4-5 feet snow in Jawahar Tunnel area and the restoration work will be launched only after weather improves. He said due to inclement weather , the restoration work on the highway could not be launched today.

The villagers whose houses have been damaged were-Bashir Ahmed, Mohd Yousuf, Mohd Sharief, Mohd Abdullah and Abdul Rehaman, all sons of Ghulam Rasool Naik, residents of Mohu, Zahoor Ahmed and Lassu, residents of Mohu village, Misra Begum wife of Jamal Din and Mohd Iqbal gasset y ortega filosofia, both residents of Mangit and a Govt primary school building at Mangit. Over 64 family members were rescued and provided shelter and food by the other villagers. The road to the area is lying closed since January 23 after snowfall.

The avalanche hit residential house of Bashir Ahmad Qureshi, son of Noor Mohammad Qureshi at Sunbradi at Sunbradi, resulting in on the spot death of a person identified as Bashir Ahmad whose body was recovered while as two more persons were rescued by the local volunteers and police. One person is still trapped under the snow and e85 gas stations colorado efforts are on to retrieve him.

Senior Superintendent of Police Sopore, Javed Iqbal, said that the area is inaccessible due to heavy snowfall and efforts are on to clear the road. He, however, said that the area is far off and today one of their children had fallen ill and they approached the administration. The baby was brought to the nearer medical facility and later taken back to the area.

The district administration in Ganderbal today shifted around 124 members of 22 families from an avalanche-prone area to safer locations following heavy snowfall in Gund area of the district. The families were shifted from Khan Mohalla, Ramwari national gas average 2012 in Gund tehsil of Kangan which is avalanche prone area. They have been accommodated in Government Middle School, Ramwari Gund and other safer places.

Seven families from an avalanche-prone village in Khag area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district were rescued by the Police and district administration today. Seven families comprising 28 members including women and children were accommodated at Police Station Khag after they were rescued from gas vs electric stove top Kokarbagh village. They were provided all the logistics and eatables.

Kashmir valley received heaviest snowfall of the season today as it is contineously snowing for last two days. Qazigund in South Kashmir experienced 3 feet of snow, Anantnag 2 feet, Pahalgam 4 feet, Kulgam 3 feet, Kokernag 2 feet, Damhal 3 feet, Keller 3-4 feet, Shadab Karewa 3 feet, Sedow 4-5 feet, Heerpora 4-5 feet, Reshnagri 3-3.5 feet, Shermal 2 feeet, Imam Sahab 2 feet, Zainepora 1.5 feet, Waltengoo Nad 5 feet, Kund 4 feet, Badjihalan 5 feet, Nandimarg 4.5 feet, DH Pora 4 feet, DK Marg 5 feet, Dandward static electricity bill nye full episode 5 feet, Manzgam 4 feet and Aharbal 5 feet.

The locals especially from Srinagar areas said the authorities concerned have utterly failed to execute the road clearance work in their areas. The snow on the roads had triggered slippery conditions of the roads here due to which the commuters had to face tremendous hardships, who later appealed officials concerned to clear the roads so that they (commuters) could kansas gas service login heave a sigh of relief.

Chief Engineer Power Development, Qazi Hashmat, said that PDD is trying to restore the power supply and by afternoon electricity was restored to majority of the areas in Valley except district Baramulla and Kulgam, Shopian, Budgam, Kupwara where there has been heavy snowfall. He, however, said that due to continuous snowfall there are minor faults in HT and LT lines and department is on it to restore the power. He said that z gas cd juarez telefono there is no major damage to any transmission line. He hoped that the power to the majority of the areas in the Valley will be restored by tomorrow afternoon if weather improves.

In an order issued here, he directed all Deputy Commissioner of Kashmir to ensure that no Petrol pump will issue more than 3 liters of Petrol per vehicle per day. “In view of the fast depletion of petrol products i.e. MS HSD thermal electricity how it works and LPG, it is felt expedient to implement the rationing, with respect to the distribution of these products, till such time the supplying position Improves after road opening,” the order read. Similarly, it said, with respect to diesel they will not Issue more than 10 litres to the Commercial vehicles per day.

There is almost a breakdown of electricity in majority of areas and people are facing drinking water scarcity as well. From 2 to 4 feet snow was recorded in different areas of Bhaderwah valley and Bhalessa in district Doda as Chattar Gala on Bhadarwah-Basohli highway and Padri Gali on Bhaderwah-Chamba interstate road recorded 5 feet snow, while Bhadarwah gas efficient cars 2015 town received 2 feet of snow, Kota Top 2.5 feet, Dhadhkai 2.5 feet Khanni Top 2.5 feet.

A driver and a passenger were injured when a shooting stone hit a bus No. JK02AH/7187 near Assar on Batote-Doda road today. The wind screen of the bus was smashed. A poultry farm belonging to one Ved Parkash at Tolwal village in Kashtigarh area of Doda collapsed due to snow fall. The family members residing within the complex however, escaped unhurt.