Heavy rains lash Kashmir

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[Representational Image]File: Mir Imran for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar: A heavy spell of rain lashed many areas of Kashmir, disrupting normal life on Wednesday.

Kashmir has been witnessing continuous showers for the past two weeks.

The heavy spell of rain was witnessed in Kashmir following a warning of the Jammu Kashmir Disaster Management Authority (JKDMA).

As per the JKDMA, heavy spell of rain with thunderstorms and lightning was most likely to occur over Budgam, Bandipore, Baramulla, Uri, Gulmarg, Sopore, Wular Lake, Ganderbal, and Kupwara.

The JKDMA also advised people to check for traffic congestion on the roads and take other necessary precautions.

Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department (MeT) warned about the risk of flash floods, mudslides, and landslides during this period.

The advisory asked the people to remain cautious and stay away from streams, rivers and other vulnerable spots during this period.

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