Jammu & Kashmir

Flash floods cause widespread damage to agricultural fields in north Kashmir

Flash floods in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo]

Kupwara: Several villages in Lolab and those in its proximity witnessed huge losses to agricultural fields, especially to paddy, in the aftermath of flash floods caused due to overnight rainfall in this north Kashmir district.

Reports reaching said that several rivulets overflowed causing the water to enter agricultural fields and residential areas in Chandigam and Lalpora areas.

The flash floods, which the locals suspected to be due to cloudburst, mainly caused damage in Chandigam-B in Sogam tehsil and Mandalpora in Lalpora tehsil.

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