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Srinagar-Leh NH blocked due to cloudburst

Srinagar, Aug 2: Srinagar-Leh National highway was blocked and many houses inundated yesterday following a cloudburst in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir resulting in floods in the area.The cloudburst took place this evening that

PTI [ Updated: August 02, 2013 9:05 IST ]
srinagar leh nh blocked due to cloudburst
srinagar leh nh blocked due to cloudburst

Srinagar, Aug 2: Srinagar-Leh National highway was blocked and many houses inundated yesterday following a cloudburst in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir resulting in floods in the area.




The cloudburst took place this evening that led to over flowing of many streams passing through the district, official sources said.

Many houses have been inundated due to the floods but there are no reports of any loss of life so far, the sources said.

Roads of Kargil town and 434-km strategic Srinagar-LEH highway have been blocked, they said.

Further details are awaited, sources added.

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