Inclement climate halts Amarnath Yatra : The Tribune India
Jammu, July 22
The Amarnath Yatra was on Friday suspended from Jammu as a consequence of inclement climate and dangerous situation of the Jammu-Srinagar freeway in Ramban, officers mentioned. No recent batch was allowed to proceed from Jammu to the bottom camps of the three,880-metre excessive cave shrine on Friday.
The freeway was reopened for one-way visitors on Thursday night time after its closure as a consequence of landslides and capturing stones triggered by heavy rain at a number of locations in Ramban district.
“The Yatra has been suspended from Jammu in view of the dangerous situation of the freeway and inclement climate situations,” a pilgrimage administration officer mentioned. The Yatra was suspended on July 10 as nicely as a consequence of dangerous climate and resumed subsequent day. Authorities might permit pilgrimage from Jammu quickly in case the freeway turns into absolutely operational and conducive for vehicular visitors, officers mentioned.