Amarnath yatra suspended due to bad weather

Srinagar: The annual Amarnath Yatra was suspended today from Pahalgam and Baltal routes due to heavy overnight rainfall.

Officials told Kashmir Reader that since the wee hours today, it was raining heavily in and around the cave shrine and the mountain tracks prompting the authorities to suspend the pilgrimage temporarily in view of the safety concerns. The yatra, he said will be after the weather conditions improve in the areas.