Heavy rains trigger flood fears in Kashmir; 10 people buried alive

March 30, 2015 7:13 AM

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Heavy rains trigger flood fears in Kashmir; 10 people buried alive

SRINAGAR (Reuters) - A landslide in the Himalayan region of Kashmir buried at least 10 people while they were sleeping, police said on Monday, as unseasonal rains swept India, damaging crops and raising fears of flash floods in the mountainous north.

Hundreds of people fled their homes as Kashmir's main rivers began to swell and weather forecasters predicted further downpours in the region that was struck by devastating floods seven months ago.

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