Downpour Dangers

The incessant rains had a momentarily hiatus on Monday in some parts of valley but streets and roads in summer capital have been left water-logged. The fresh rainfall has triggered landslides in many parts of valley forcing authorities to close Jammu-Srinagar Highway. Bilal Bahadur captures streets drowned in water

A man crossing the water-logged street in Srinagar
A man crossing the water-logged street in Srinagar
A scene in Srinagar after rain stopped on Monday
A scene in Srinagar after rainfall stopped on Monday.
Valley’s higher reaches have received fresh snowfall while rains lashed the plains, bringing down temperatures.
Valley’s higher reaches have received fresh snowfall while rains lashed the plains, bringing down temperatures.
Director Meteorological Department, Sonam Lotus said that due to Western Disturbances, moderate rains or snow are likely to occur at many places on Monday.
Director Meteorological Department, Sonam Lotus said that due to western disturbances, moderate rains or snow are likely to occur at many places on Monday.
But the fresh rainfall has created a flood like situation in many parts of Srinagar.
But the fresh rainfall has triggered a flood like situation in many parts of Srinagar.
As per Sonum Lotus,  weather is likely to improve from Tuesday.
As per Sonum Lotus, weather is likely to improve from Tuesday.
As per Lotus: Srinagar received 19.9 mm rain, Kokernag 19.8 mm, Pahalgam 24.2 mm, Qazigund 17.6 mm and Kupwara 24.5 mm.
Met Deptt recorded 19.9 mm rain in Srinagar, 19.8 mm in Kokernag, 24.2 mm in Pahalgam, 17.6 mm in Qazigund and 24.5 mm in Kupwara.
Due to incessant rains, the water level of Jhelum has also risen.
Incessant rains have surged the water level of Jhelum; but the level hasn”t touched a danger mark.
The wet weather conditions brought down the mercury and the chilly conditions returned.
The wet weather conditions brought down the mercury and the chilly conditions returned.

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