Srinagar, Jun 22 : Due to the incessant rains, water level in river Jhelum and some of its tributaries touched danger mark on Thursday.
Details available with news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), showed that the water level of Jhelum reached about 22 feet at Sangam which is the gauge site for measuring water level in river Jhelum. Once the level crosses 21 feet, the authorities declare a flood.
Similarly, another gauge site on the river at Rambagh touched 18 feet in the evening, triggering panic and worry.
An official advised the people residing along the river Jhelum in the Valley to remain vigilant.
Meanwhile, officials said that water level in Vashaw Nallah at Khudwani Kulgam was well above the danger mark on Thursday morning but the water level receded in the evening.
He added that water level in Nallah Sindh and Nallah Lidder was about to touch danger but it started receding after significant improvement in weather conditions.
Water level in Rambiyara Nallah at Watchi, Doodhgana at Barazulla, Sukhnag Nallah at Arizal, Ferozpur Nallah at Drung and Pohru Nallah at Seelu was below danger mark, the official added.
Officials said that water level in wader bodies of south Kashmir have started receding but it is gradually increasing in Jhelum at Srinagar—(KNO)