Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway was suspended on Monday after being blocked by multiple landslides triggered by heavy rains in Ramban and Udhampur districts, an official said.
The nearly 270-km Jammu-Srinagar highway was blocked by landslides at Seri in Ramban district and Kheri in Udhampur district, he said.
He said no damage or casualty was reported in the landslides but it led to a massive traffic jam leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.
“This precaution has been taken keeping the safety of the travellers in mind,” the official added.
Men and machinery have been pressed into service to restore the movement of traffic on the highway, he said.
Official sources said that hundreds of vehicles, including trucks, are stranded at different places on the highway.