Jhelum levels reduce rising pace

KL Report


Flowing slightly over the flood levels, Jhelum has started showing signs of change. With the rains stopping in plains of Kashmir, the river is increasing its level quite slowly as compared to the massive increase during night.

Irrigation & Flood Control officials said the net increase in the water level in last one hours is merely 0.10 ft which is nearly half of the earlier hours. During the night till three AM, when the water level touched the Danger mark, the Jehlum waters were rising by almost 6 inches an hour. Afterwards there was a gradual deceleration in the pace of rising levels.


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