Ganderbal district received moderate to heavy snowfall since Saturday morning that continued till late evening, disrupting normal life.
Higher reaches of the district including Sonamarg and Gagengeer, Naranag received about 2ft of snow while Gund received 1ft of snow. Kangan and Ganderbal towns received about 5-6 inches of snow.
The continuous snowfall and slippery road conditions led to massive traffic jams in several areas of the district particularly between Nagbal and Beehama.
The movement of traffic was also affected on Kangan-Sonamarg road due to accumulation of snow and slippery road conditions. Eyewitnesses said that many vehicles were stuck on the road as they were unable to move.