SRINAGAR: Jammu-Srinagar national highway was blocked on Wednesday due to a landslide in the Ramban district causing the suspension of the Amarnath Yatra from Jammu to Srinagar.
“Jammu-Srinagar NHW is blocked due landslide at T2 Marog Ramban. People are advised not to travel on NH-44 without confirmation from Traffic Control Unit (TCUs).”
Traffic update at 0545 hrs
Jammu Srinagar NHW blocked due major landslide at T2 Marog Ramban. People are advised not to travel on NH-44 without confirmation from TCUs@ddnews_jammu@ddnewsSrinagar@ddnewsladakh
— J&K Traffic Police (@Traffic_hqrs) August 9, 2023
Jammu and Kashmir traffic police have further informed, “Amarnath Yatra from Jammu to Srinagar also suspended due to a landslide on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.”
The 62-day-long Amarnath Yatra, which began on July 1 will culminate on August 31, 2023 (Thursday).