Heavy rains trigger flood-like situation in Ganderbal

A police team from Ganderbal along with SDRF personnel and locals have started a rescue operation to evacuate people stuck in low lying areas due to the flashfloods.
Heavy rains trigger flood-like situation in Ganderbal
The flashflood water entered into many residential houses and inundated roads and agricultural fields in the area. Special Arrangement

Ganderbal, July 30: A heavy spell of rainfall on Friday caused a flood-like situation in Gutlibagh and Nunner areas of Ganderbal district in central Kashmir.

As per reports, the heavy rains triggered flashfloods in Gutlibagh area of Ganderbal on Friday resulting in an overflow in a local irrigation canal which subsequently resulted in a flood like situation in Nunner area downstream along the Srinagar-Kargil highway.

Eyewitness told Greater Kashmir that the flashflood water entered into many residential houses and inundated roads and agricultural fields in the area.

The traffic movement on the Srinagar-Kargil highway was also affected.

Tehsildar Ganderbal, Mushtaq Ahmed while speaking to Greater Kashmir, said that they are assessing the situation.

Mushtaq informed that there have been no reports of oss of life or injury in the incident.

A police team from Ganderbal along with SDRF personnel and locals have started a rescue operation to evacuate people stuck in low lying areas due to the flashfloods.

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