After south, I&FC declares flood alert in central Kashmir

After south, I&FC declares flood alert in central Kashmir

Srinagar: The water level is continuously increasing in River Jhelum and other water bodies of the valley due to incessant rains, reports said on Saturday.

As per reports Chief Engineer Irrigation and Flood Control Department Mir Muhammad Shahnawaz, Due to the continues rains from last two days the Gauge Ram Munshibagh has crossed flood declaration level of 18 feet at 12 am. as such people residing along embankments River Jehlim/ Nallas and in low laying ares of Central Kashmir are advisted to remain vigilant, a statement said.

Early the Liddar Nallah, Vishow Nallah including the Sangam in south Kashmir have crossed the flood level on Friday.

“After crossing the line of 21, we are declaring the flood alert. The way it is raining it seems the level will further rise and cross the danger line of 21,” reports quoting Mir said.

“We have already deputed the staff on ground. They are continuously monitoring the water levels at different places,” Mir reportedly said.

Meanwhile, the gauge reading of the Jhelum River has been consistently rising since Friday morning.

The Gauge Readings at 2 am on 30 . 06 . 2018.

(1) RIVER JHELUM:-
i) Sangam =23.84 ft.
ii) Munshi Bagh =19.45 ft
iii) Asham =7.16 ft.

(2) TRIBUTARIES:
i) Vishow Nallah at Khudwani=8.37 mt.
ii) Rambi Ara at Wachi= 3.99 mt.
iii) Lidder Nallah at Batkoot=1.51 mt

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