The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which is the only surface link between Kashmir and rest of the country, was closed for vehicular traffic today due to a landslide triggered by heavy rains in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir today.

The 300-km-long highway was closed after landslides were triggered by heavy rains at Panthal in Ramban district this afternoon, Senior Superintendent of Police, National Highway, Kifayat Haider told PTI.

As a result of the landslides, about 100-150 vehicles are stranded on different stretches of the highway, he said.

Men and machines of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) are working to clear the landslide, he said.