Srinagar-Jammu highway blocked in Ramban due to incessant rains, schools closed

Ramban, October 17: The National Highway-44 in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir was blocked due to incessant rains, an official said on Tuesday.

Deputy Commissioner of Ramban Mussarat Zia on social media handle X informed that movement on NH-44 has been blocked due to incessant rains and asked people to avoid travelling today on the same.

“NH-44 blocked at Cafeteria Morh, near Ramban due to incessant rains. People are advised to check TCUs for updates and avoid travelling today,” Deputy Commissioner Ramban posted on X.

He also informed that in view of continuous rains, all Government and private schools up to the Higher Secondary level in Ramban will be closed today.

“In view of continuous rains since yesterday, all Government and Private schools up to Hr. Sec level in District Ramban shall remain closed today. However, exams, if any, shall be held as per the notified date,” he said further.

The India Meteorological Department has predicted isolated heavy rain with the possibility of lightning and thunderstorms in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir for October 17.

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