Due to landslides, numerous routes in the union territory of Jammu, notably the Jammu-Srinagar highway, were closed by heavy rains. A massive landslide on the Jammu-Srinagar highway near the Dawal bridge in Samroli, according to a traffic advisory from the traffic police, destroyed a 100 to 125 metre portion of the road. Additional delays were reported at the Morh tunnel and Battery Chashma, where restoration work was proceeding. The police announced that the portion of NH44 would stay closed on Thursday, June 23, in addition to being closed on Wednesday. A video of the impacted area along the national highway showed that a significant portion of the mountainside and a stretch of the road had almost entirely vanished.
The traffic police stated in a Tuesday advisory: "Around 3000 vehicles, including HMVs and LMVs, are stuck on the NHW as a result of heavy rain that has covered the entire NH-44 and firing stones at Panthyal and other spots. No new vehicles will be permitted from either side, from Jammu to Srinagar or vice versa, tomorrow, June 22, 2022. Only stranded vehicles will be permitted to continue to their destinations, subject to traffic-worthy road conditions, if the weather permitted."
Other highways that were impacted by the landslide at Chini nalla included SSG Road (The Leh-Srinagar road) and Mughal Road, which connected the Shopian and Poonch-Rajouri districts.
According to the most recent traffic advisory from the Jammu and Kashmir traffic police, if the weather and road conditions allow, only a limited amount of vehicle traffic will be allowed on the Srinagar-Leh route on Thursday, with the roads remaining closed from 6 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning. The Mughal Road would also be available to vehicles for a set number of hours. Although the police recommended travellers to check the condition of the route with nearby traffic control units before their trip