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Heavy rainfall generates worries among residents, many schools closed

Heavy rainfall generates worries among residents, many schools closed
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Srinagar, June 22: Heavy rainfall across Kashmir division and mostly in south Kashmir has triggered worries among the people as eater levels in most of the rivers and tributaries has started to increase.

The MeT has already predicted rains till Wednesday afternoon which has made people to look more alarming as the water levels in the rivers may rise further.

Here is the water Gauge @07:00 a.m. on 22/06/2022

(A) RIVER JHELUM

1) Sangam (18ft. Flood Alarm / 21ft. Flood Declaration) = 14.65ft

2) Pampore (3.85/4.45) = 1.65m

3) Ram Munshi Bagh (16’/18′) = 9.84ft

4) Asham (13.5’/14′) = 6.35ft

(B) TRIBUTARIES

1) Vishow Nallah at Khudwani (7.0/7.75) = 10.78m

2) Rambiyara Nallah at Wachi (5.2/5.4) = 3.5m

3) Lidder Nallah at Batkoot (1.4/1.5) = 1.37m

4) Doodhganga Nallah at Barzulla (3.5/3.65) = 3.06m

5) Sindh Nallah at Doderhama (3.5/3.65) = 2.26m

6) Sukhnag Nallah at Arizal (1.3/1.8) = 0.63m

7) Ferozpora Nallah at Drung (1.85/2.0) = 1.42m

8) Pohru Nallah at Seelu (4.2/4.6) = 2.74m

Meanwhile, many schools in Srinagar have been closed due to incessant rains and water logging in various areas.

In south Kashmir authorities have ordered closure of schools owing to heavy rains.

“In view of very heavy rains in Anantnag district , class work in all primary , middle and High schools of district shall remain suspended today,” DC Anantnag said.

 Meanwhile, Jammu-Srinagar Highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the outside world, was closed due to shooting stones amid heavy rainfall. The Mughal Road, connecting Shopian and Poonch-Rajouri districts, was also shut due to a landslide en route. 


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