Jammu-Kashmir National Highway closed due to heavy rainfall

The traffic on Jammu-Kashmir National Highway 44 was temporarily suspended due to the heavy rainfalls in many regions of Jammu and higher regions in Kashmir experiencing snowfall.

 

“Jammu Srinagar National Highway closed as heavy rains trigger shooting stones and landslide at Ramban and Udhampur” Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police said in a statement.

Srinagar recorded 5.6 degrees Celsius as its minimum temperature, while Pahalgam and Gulmarg recorded 0.3 degrees Celsius and minus 1.5 degrees Celsius, respectively.

 

The minimum temperatures have dropped throughout the valley. Srinagar recorded 5.6 degrees Celsius as its minimum temperature, while Pahalgam and Gulmarg recorded 0.3 degrees Celsius and minus 1.5 degrees Celsius, respectively.

 

Meanwhile, India Metrological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall, snowfall with thunderstorms, gusty winds and lightning at isolated places over Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab on October 23.