Agence India Press
August 7, 2011
Srinagar: As per the Meteorological Department’s weather forecast for 8th to 12th August there is a possibility of light rain and thundershowers on 8th, 10th and 12th August, moderate rain & thundershowers on 9th August, and the sky is expected to remain generally cloudy on 11th August, 2011, in the Kashmir Division.
R. K. Goyal, Chief Executive Officer of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, has once again advised all those who intend to visit the Holy Cave of Amarnath to ascertain the obtaining weather conditions in the Yatra area before embarking on the pilgrimage.
The CEO also urged all intending pilgrims to have them medically examined and no one with an orthopedic problem, chest or lung ailment or any cardiac deficiency should venture to undertake the arduous Yatra, involving trekking upto 14,000 feet.
Meanwhile, the movement of Yatris along both the Yatra routes was interrupted due to rains at several places. (AIP)
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