Srinagar, June 30: The annual Amarnath Yatra resumed from twin routes of Pahalgam and Baltal after weather improved. The yatra was suspended for a few hours on Friday due to heavy rains in south Kashmir Himalayas. Also Read - Arrival Of 'Sticky Bombs' Sets Off Alarm Bells In Jammu And Kashmir | All You Need To Know
“The yatra has resumed from both the routes in view of the improvement in the weather condition,” an official of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board said. Also Read - Train Services Resume In Kashmir Valley After 11 Months of COVID-19 Restrictions
The authorities had suspended the yatra in the morning due to heavy rainfall around the 3880-metre high holy shrine. Also Read - On Day 1 Of J&K Visit, Foreign Envoys Impressed With Peaceful DDC Polls | All You Need to Know
“The pilgrims headed for base camps at Baltal and Nunwan are requested to check the status of the yatra with the control room or helpline set up by the SASB before starting off, ” the official said.
Braving inclement weather, over 6,000 pilgrims on Thursday paid obeisance at Amarnath amid tight security.
With inputs from PTI