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After sweltering heat, more rains predicted J&K

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By: Tariq Shah VOV


Heavy rains lashed Jammu and Kashmir especially Kashmir valley during the previous night giving respite to the people from sweltering heat wave conditions.

Day and night temperatures were on rise in Kashmir valley and now the weatherman has predicted more rains in the coming 36 hours.

Heavy rains were witnessed in Sindh Valley especially in the Kulan and Kangan areas of Ganderbal. It resulted in flash floods as rains were very heavy and lashing.

Now the MeT department has said that there could be heavy rains again in the coming 2 days and has even issued an advisory to the people not to venture out in the areas which are vulnerable to flash floods.

There have been a number of instances that the heavy rains during the current summer season resulted in flash floods and damage to the crops in many areas.

Meanwhile a MeT official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that light to moderate rain occurred at many places of J&K this morning and it was still raining lightly. “Intermittent light to moderate rain is likely to continue at many places of J&K during the next 24-36 hours,” he said.

He further said that there’s already lots of water in local streams, rivers etc. due to melting of glaciers and addition of rain water in these streams often generate flash floods and mudslides.

The official advised the people to remain cautious and avoid venturing near such places which are vulnerable to flash floods etc.

With KNO inputs

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