Moderate Flash Flood Risk In J&K, Warns CWC

SRINAGAR: Some areas of Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand are at moderate risk of flash floods for the next six hours, the Central Water Commission (CWC) informed on Tuesday.

“Flash Flood Guidance issued by IMD valid for 6 hours from 0530 hrs on August 25, 2020, in Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand is appended. Moderate threat over some watersheds and neibhourhood areas of Poonch, Reasi and Ramban districts of Jammu and Kashmir subdivision,” the CWC tweeted.

Meanwhile, Meteorological department Kashmir has predicted a two-day spell of rains from Wednesday.

“South-West monsoon is active over Jammu. As a result of this, there has been widespread moderate rain in Jammu and the same is most likely to persist for next 72 hours  (August 25,26,27),” Director Meteorological Department Srinagar, Sonam Lotus, said.

“Further widespread light to moderate rain is expected in Kashmir division on August 26 and August 27,” he said.

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