SRINAGAR: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway continued to remain blocked on Wednesday as clearance work following landslide and heavy rains is underway in the area, Jammu and Kashmir Police said.

“Jammu-Srinagar NHW-44 is still blocked, clearance work is going on,” Jammu and Kashmir Police tweeted.

Earlier on August 21, the highway was blocked due to landslides between Ramban and Ramsu.

Meanwhile, rain lashes several parts of Gandhinagar area in Jammu.

According to police, the overnight rainfall had aggravated the situation due to which the shooting stones blocked the road at Panthial, Trishul Mod, Marog, Monkey Mod, Iron shed Digdol, Anokhy Fall and Battery Chashma.

Also, a flood-like situation has prevailed in Rajouri district as Saktoh and Dharhali rivers are overflowing following heavy rainfall in the region.


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