Flood threat ends in Kashmir

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The flood threat which was prevailing from last two days has ended, officials said.

They said that the cloud cover has decreased after four days on Saturday. They added although the Jhelum River was still flowing marginally above the flood mark at Ram Munshibagh here at on Saturday, it has fallen below the danger level at Sangam in Anantnag,” the official from the Irrigation and Flood Control Department said.

Water level in all the tributaries of the river in Jammu and Kashmir has come down, he added.
“The overall flood threat faced by the people in the valley over the last few days is over,” he said.
The official, however, added that the field staff of the department shall continue to remain in high alert till temporary breaches and seepage at some places in the river and stream embankments were plugged

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