Cloudburst at Amarnath Cave shrine, no injuries reported

As per the official a team of the SDRF has been deputed from Ganderbal district to assist the one already stationed at the cave shrine to tackle any eventuality.
Cloudburst at Amarnath Cave shrine, no injuries reported
As the annual Amarnath Yatra was cancelled for the 2nd straight year in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, no yatri was present at the cave. [Screengrab].SDRF J&K

Srinagar July 28: A cloudburst hit the upper reaches of mount Amarnath in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday triggering a flashflood near the holy Amarnath cave, an official said. However, no loss of life or injury was reported in the incident as no yatris were present there.

As per the official a team of the SDRF has been deputed from Ganderbal district to assist the one already stationed at the cave shrine to tackle any eventuality.

A video of the purported flashflood is also being shared widely wherein the men behind the camera can be heard warning the people about the flashflood and shooting stones coming down with it.

Pertinently, the annual Amarnath Yatra was cancelled for the 2nd straight year in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.

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