Rains bring relief to the people in Kashmir valley, more rains predicted
By: Wani Fazil VOV
While the weather department has predicted more rains till 21 July, on Monday people in Jammu and Kashmir got the much needed relief from the heat wave as the rains brought down the temperatures.
Weather department has already predicted that there would be clouds and also a lot of rain, especially in the hilly areas. In their prediction, the weather department has claimed that there can be flash floods in many hilly areas of Jammu and Kashmir due to these rains.
According to the KNS while quoting the official from the weather department it has said in its report that sky will remain overcast and a cool breeze has brought respite from the high temperatures, which was prevalent for the past several days.
The official said that the rain and the mild cloudbursts triggered flash floods in a few areas of South Kashmir and Jammu.
Meanwhile, reports suggest that water entered into several houses in the Pehru area of Anantnag after heavy rainfall this morning.
The gauge reading water level of Lidder Nallah at Batkoot was 1.55m, 0.05m above the ‘Flood Declaration’ mark and just 0.10m below the ‘Danger Mark’.
He said that the intensity of rain Likely to increase from today Afternoon up to Wednesday morning and gradually decrease thereafter.
“Kashmir Valley Likely to receive heavy rain during next 3 days ,south Kashmir may receive more rains as compared to central and north Kashmir and Jammu,” he said.
With inputs from KNS