Information For General Public Regarding Floods

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SRINAGAR: The General Public is being informed that due to continuous rains over the last two days the water level in river Jhelum and its tributaries has increased.

A view of river Jehlum on Friday, August 28, 2020. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

At Sangam, the level is now reducing and at present is 15.95 ft. as against the danger level of 21 ft.

While as the gauge level at Ram Munshibagh is presently 15.77 ft. against the danger level of 18 ft however, the level of Ram Munshibagh, Srinagar is likely to increase as peak discharge from South Kashmir will reach Srinagar and move further towards the north. As per the statement issued here by Irrigation and Flood Control Department, the weather forecast is being predicted favourable and the water levels are expected to reduce therefore people are requested not to panic but remain alert and vigilant.

The statement further reads that in case of any emergency people are requested to contact Irrigation and Flood Control Department and District Administration of respective districts.

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