Flood alert in Srinagar, Jhelum flowing above danger mark; 12 dead

September 4, 2014 10:40 AM

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Flood alert in Srinagar, Jhelum flowing above danger mark; 12 dead

Srinagar: After three days of incessant rain, the Omar Abdullah government in Jammu and Kashmir has sounded a flood alert in the state and asked the authorities to be prepared to meet any eventuality. Meanwhile, the death toll due to foods and landslides have reached 12.

Several villages have been inundated by floods in south Kashmir districts of Anantnag and Kulgam and River Jhelum is flowing four feet above danger mark in Srinagar.

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