Amarnath shrine’s Shiv Lingam melts amid heatwave: Reports

The sacred Shiv Lingam at the Amarnath cave shrine has started melting due to a heatwave, despite the annual yatra commencing just over a week ago. Over 150,000 devotees have already visited the shrine located at 3,880 meters in Jammu and Kashmir. Severe heatwave conditions have gripped north and central India, including the region around the shrine.