SRINAGAR: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed for vehicular movement due to landslides and shooting stones at Mehar, officials said on Monday.
Traffic police in a Tweet said, “NH-44 blocked due to landslide/shooting stones at Mehar. People are advised not to travel till restoration.”
Traffic update 6am
NH-44 blocked due 2 landslide/shooting stones @ Mehar. People r advised not 2 travel till restoration work is completed.@JmuKmrPolice@JKTransportDept@OfficeOfLGJandK@Divcomjammu@DivisionalComm1@ZPHQJammu@diprjk@ddnews_jammu@ddnewsSrinagar
— J&K Traffic Police (@Traffic_hqrs) June 26, 2023
The traffic police said that the clearance work on the road is in progress.
Meanwhile, a large number of trucks laden with essential supplies are stranded in the Ramban district as the highway remains blocked due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall.