"Due to continuous snowfall and low visibility, no flight operations have taken place at the Srinagar airport so far this morning," they said.
The suspension of air traffic has resulted in hundreds of tourists getting stranded in the valley. Officials in the Tourism Department said a good number of tourists had arrived in Kashmir for celebrating New Year and were planning to return home now.
While higher reaches of the valley have been witnessing intermittent snowfall since Monday, Srinagar -- the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir – received the first snowfall of the year, they said.
The air travel between India and Canada was suspended, following second Covid-19 wave, with air traffic between the two countries resuming after a gap of over five months.
The flight included Czech nationals, the Afghan staffers at the Czech embassy, and Afghan interpreters who helped the Czech armed forces during NATO missions together with their families.
The dead included the pilot and eight passengers, police said.
The tool, called the Space Data Integrator, will replace a system in which much of the work of giving telemetry data about space vehicles to air traffic control managers is done manually.
The aircraft carrying 96 passengers made an emergency landing due to a technical glitch.
The pilot reported to the Air Traffic Control (ATC) that the flight experienced multiple system failure and was low on fuel.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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