Jammu and Kashmir police said on Friday that Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NHW-44) continued to remain blocked as clearance work following landslide and heavy rains in the area is still underway.

It is to be noted that the highway was blocked on Tuesday (August 25) due to landslide in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. The landslide happened following heavy rainfall in the area.

The 270-km Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was reopened on Saturday (August 22)  after remaining closed for past three days due to landslides between Ramban and Ramsu.

Several parts of Jammu and Kashmir has been receiving heavy rains for the last few days, triggering landslides across the Union Territory.