Two missing after heavy rains lash Harwan, adjoining areas

Two missing after heavy rains lash Harwan, adjoining areas

Aamir Ali, director disaster management, said that heavy rains lashed Harwan, Dachigam and adjoining areas between 2 and 7 am, creating a flood-like situation in Tailbal nallah.

Two persons went missing after heavy rains triggered a flash flood in Harwan and adjoining areas early Tuesday, said an official.

Aamir Ali, director disaster management, said that heavy rains lashed Harwan, Dachigam and adjoining areas between 2 and 7 am, creating a flood-like situation in Tailbal nallah.

He said rainwater damaged standing crops in the area. “Two persons went missing after heavy rains,” he said, adding that State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) teams reached at the spot earlier today to carry out the rescue operation.

Reports said the two persons were collecting firewood when the flashfloods swept them away.