amarnath yatra

3 Yatris die during Amarnath yatra

3 Yatris die during Amarnath yatra

Three Yatris, including two from Andhra Pradesh, died today en route to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas due to various causes, taking the death toll in this year’s yatra to six. Thota Radhnam, a 75-year-old woman from Fiwalayam in Andhra Pradesh, died of suspected cardiac arrest in a community kitchen at […]

Amarnath Yatra stalled for second day due to rain

Amarnath Yatra stalled for second day due to rain

The Amarnath Yatra was stalled for the second consecutive day on Friday due to bad weather, reports said. Continuous rains for the past 36 hours have triggered landslides in the pilgrimage route, forcing authorities to halt the pilgrimage until the weather improves. On Friday, 2,876 pilgrims left for the yatra from Baltal and Pahalgam routes. […]

Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended due to heavy rains in #Kashmir

Amarnath Yatra temporarily suspended due to heavy rains in #Kashmir

The annual Amarnath Yatra that was scheduled to begin on Thursday morning was stalled because of heavy rainfall in parts of Jammu and Kashmir. The Yatris, who arrived at Baltal and Pahalgam base camps on Wednesday, have been asked to stay in their camps, The Indian Express reported. The India Meteorological Department on Wednesday predicted […]