Inclement weather: Amarnath Yatra to remain suspended till 4th August

“In view of inclement weather conditions, shooting stones and landslides particularly in Jammu region, Yatra will remain suspended till 4th August, 2019.”
Inclement weather: Amarnath Yatra to remain suspended till 4th August

Authorities on Wednesday said that the Amarnath Yatra willremain suspended till 4th August in view of inclement weather prediction.

"India Meteorology Department has predicted heavy rainfallfor next few days all over Jammu and Kashmir, which may cause landslides andshooting stones on highway between Jammu and Srinagar, particularly in thestretch between Ramban and Banihal, which is highly vulnerable to landslidesand shooting stone," said an official.

He said the track from Baltal and Pahalgam has becomeslippery and slashy due to heavy rainfall and the situation is likely toaggravate in next couple of days in view of weather advisory issued by IMD.

"In view of inclement weather conditions, shooting stonesand landslides particularly in Jammu region, Yatra will remain suspended till4th August, 2019."

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