Browsing: Floods

Floods
Saving Downtown

After the worst floods, the fourth estate is abuzz with the tales of the local heroics. One such unfolded in…

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Daring Rescue & Relief

Encircled from three sides by swelling Jhelum, people living in Srinagar’s posh locality Rajbagh had only downtown boys standing between…

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The Peak Refuge

Wreaking havoc in south and unleashing hell in centre, the history’s worst flood forced thousands to take refuge in upper…

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1893’s Great Flood

Floods have remained a routine in Kashmir. But yet, some of them were disastrous to the life and property. Famed…

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A Night of Horror

As Jhelum was swelling, the elders in Pampore were willing to bet that the river would not touch the town…

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The Sheltering Shrine

With ferocious Jhelum inundating the habitations on its banks, displacing populations and destroying properties, thousands of people trekked to the…

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Unsung Marines

As the floods posed threat to thousands of stranded persons around Srinagar city, many young brave-hearts plunged into troubled waters…

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City, one week after

One week after the worst flood hit the summer capital, scenes around the city were both relieved as well as…

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Horrors and Heroics

History’s unprecedented floods have not left the stories of horror alone, there are thousands of instances in which the heroics…

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