Trucks waiting along highway in Indian-administered Kashmir At least 20 people have been killed and 10 are missing after heavy snowfall in Indian-administered Kashmir, police in the state say.Hmmm ......Record cold around the world this winter - with record snows. WHAT DOES THIS TELL US ABOUT MAN-MADE GLOBAL WARMING?
The road link between the valley of Kashmir and the rest of India has also been cut for the last five days.
Avalanches triggered by the heavy snow hit several homes.
Police and the army have rescued more than 30 people in a village south of the summer capital, Srinagar, where eight houses were hit by an avalanche.
The dead include two entire families, each comprising six members.
The authorities have evacuated several villages as more avalanches are feared after an improvement in the weather.
The 300km highway linking Srinagar with the winter capital, Jammu, has been closed for the past five days.
Thousands of lorries and buses are stranded on the road, which is the only surface link between the valley of Kashmir and the rest of India.
- AS JIM OF GATEWAY SAYS: BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!
- AS I SAY: AGW = BS.
- AND: AL GORE STFU!