Jammu & Kashmir

‘Rains likely to continue till July 30’: MeT predicts flash floods, landslides in JK

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Srinagar: Weather department on Wednesday issued an advisory, warning of flash floods, mudslides, and landslides besides waterlogging in low-lying areas in parts of Jammu and Kashmir.

“At present, it’s cloudy at most places of JK with thunderstorm and rain at some places of Poonch, Rajouri, Reasi and neighborhood,” an official of the MeT office said in a statement.

“Widespread intermittent rain is most likely to continue till July 30th,” he said, adding, “heavy to very heavy rain is also possible at some places.”

He said that it may lead to flash floods, mudslides, landslides, and water-logging in low-lying areas.

Accordingly, he said, people are once again advised to remain “alert” and very cautious as the water level has increased in all rivers. “Don’t venture out on hilly and landslides, mudslide prone areas.


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