The Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to J&K C.M Mehbooba Mufti on the flood status and gave all possible assistance from Centre in dealing with the condition.
On Thursday, Mufti held a high-level gathering to take stock of the situation. She reviewed the preparedness and the steps to be taken by the administration in view of the emerging condition of rains and waterlogging in many parts of Kashmir Valley.
Air traffic to and from Srinagar International airport was also affected due to bad climate situations. Ten flights were canceled and most others delayed.
The water condition in river Jhelum had crossed the ‘flood declaration’ mark at Ram Munshi Bagh in Srinagar, mentioning authorities to set up emergency control rooms, even as 17 people were saved from flash floods in Poonch and a woman was killed in lightning in Rajouri.
Vehicles and of passengers were also remained stranded at Udhampur as authorities are not letting traffic movement.