The Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir is still on hold following the 13 fatalities caused by a cloudburst and flash floods on Friday evening. Rescue efforts, which were ongoing overnight, are still going on even though more than 40 individuals are still missing. 11 injured yatris (pilgrims) were airlifted from the shrine, known as the Holy Cave, to the Baltal base camp hospital on Saturday morning as new flash floods were expected by the IMD (India Meteorological Department) office in Srinagar. Manoj Sinha, the Lt Governor of J&K, is keeping an eye on the situation.
According to officials, those who hurt are receive treatment at a temporary hospital next to the temple. Army helicopters brought 11 injured yatris to the Baltal base camp hospital early on Saturday morning. The injured will be sent to Srinagar after receiving initial care, according to a doctor. According to health officials, all hospitals have prepared for the circumstance, and staff and doctor leaves have been canceled. Additionally, four bodies were transported to the Baltal base camp.