Last Updated: Monday, March 21, 2016

Massive landslides block Jammu-Srinagar national highway

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway has been blocked for four consecutive days after massive landslides.

Heavy rainfall in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir triggered landslides forcing the closure of the over 300-km-long road.

Heavy rainfall continues in Jammu and Kashmir. According to Meteorological Department, Srinagar received 5.7 mm rainfall since last night. 

Meanwhile, the Met Department has also issued an avalanche warning for next 24 hours for upper reaches of Kashmir.