Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was today briefly closed for a few hours due to landslide but was later thrown open for traffic.
“The over 300-km Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for vehicular traffic after a massive landslide blocked the highway near Kherri area of the Udhampur district early morning today,” a police officer said.
“The debris was cleared and the highway was thrown open by the afternoon,” the officer said.
He said that even as two-way traffic is allowed on the entire highway, only one-way traffic is being allowed in the area that was hit by landslide.
“We are advising the drivers to exercise caution while driving as continuous rainfall has made driving difficult,” he said.