In northern Kashmir announced a warning about floods

May 28, 2013. Baramulla district in north Kashmir announced the danger of flooding of residential areas after a few days of incessant rain. The educational process in all schools in the district interrupted for a few days, all the children sent home. Leaders of the region does not exclude the possibility of declaring a state of emergency.

In the district of Kupwara in the storm killed one child. Rainwater washed away four bridges, making transport links in the area a lot more complicated. Traffic on national highways linking the city with the city of Srinagar, the Jammu and Leh stopped. On the slope of one of the roads in the area near Ramban Seeri formed a landslide that blocked the passage.

In the south Kashmir during the flood drowned dozens of heads of livestock, flooded huts of local residents. When a torrent of water began to wash away everything in its path between the settlements and Ponipora Arigatnu in the water were three people. Fortunately, they were saved as 517 sheep and goats from the mining industry.

Met Office warns of Kashmir that the rains do not stop in the next two days, and over the pass Zodzhilla severe thunderstorms may occur that could cause even more flooding. Also concern is the water level in the river Jhelum, which continues to rise.


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