Fresh landslide blocks Jammu-Srinagar national highway | India News
Heavy rains triggered the recent landslide at Gangroo close to Ramsu alongside the 260-km lengthy freeway – the one all climate highway connecting Kashmir with remainder of the nation, and efforts are on to made it site visitors worthy, deputy superintendent of police Vishal Manhas instructed PTI.
He stated the blocking of the freeway left lots of of automobiles, together with the convoy carrying Amarnath pilgrims, stranded.
Nonetheless, he stated all of the automobiles have been taken out from the landslide and the taking pictures stone inclined areas as the security of the commuters is the highest precedence of the police.
The Amarnath pilgrims had reached Makarkoot when the landslide struck, Manhas stated including heavy rains are persevering with all alongside the freeway and no less than two extra hours are required to clear the arterial hilly highway of the blockade.
Heavy rains in Banihal-Udhampur sector had additionally triggered landslides and taking pictures of stones at 4 locations at Panthal, Nedgard, Digdol and Samroli this morning, blocking the freeway, the officers stated.
Nonetheless, they stated the businesses involved pressed males and machines into service and after hectic efforts cleared the blockade within the shortest potential time at round 0915 hours.
Large site visitors jam was reported at a number of locations alongside the freeway all through the day, inflicting lot of hardships for the site visitors personnel and police to handle the site visitors regardless of the rain, they stated.
Earlier within the day, the Amarnath yatra to the cave shrine in south Kashmir was additionally suspended from the Baltal route on account of a number of landslides en route attributable to heavy rainfall within the Valley over the previous two days.