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Jammu and Kashmir Floods Situation Report -1

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A. Situation Report

Jhelum River on Monday crossed the danger level in Srinagar following heavy rains. At Ram Munshi Bagh the water level stands at 19.40 feet against the flood level of 18 feet, while at Sangam it is flowing at 22.30 feet against the danger mark of 21 feet and at Asham the water level has been recorded as 11.66 feet against the danger level of 14. Further avalanche warning was issued by divisional commissioner (Kashmir) on 29th March for next 24 hours in avalanches prone areas of Kulgam, Pulwana, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Gabderbal and Kargil districts.

The Meteorological Department predicts another western disturbance which is likely to hit the state on April 2 and advised to watch the mountain streams for any sudden rise that can cause local damage and trigger landslide