According to an official statement on Tuesday, Deputy Commissioner of Ramban Mussarat Zia announced that the National Highway-44 in Ramban district had been obstructed due to continuous rainfall. She urged people to refrain from traveling on the route for the day. “NH-44 is currently blocked at Cafeteria Morh, near Ramban due to relentless downpours. For updates, individuals are advised to refer to TCUs and avoid any travel plans today,” the district Deputy Commissioner posted on social media handle X.
Furthermore, in light of the persistent rainfall, all government and private schools up to the Higher Secondary level in Ramban will be shut for the day. “Due to the continuous rainfall since yesterday, all Government and Private schools up to Hr. Sec level in District will remain closed today. Nevertheless, any scheduled examinations will proceed as originally planned,” the official added.
The India Meteorological Department has forecasted isolated heavy rainfall, along with the potential for lightning and thunderstorms, in multiple districts of Jammu and Kashmir for October 17.
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