No Flood Threat, Gauges Below Danger Mark: I&FC Deptt

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KO lensman Abid Bhat captures a view of inundated Amar Singh College on Wednesday following heavy overnight rains.

Srinagar: Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) department Wednesday said that there was no threat of floods in the Valley as the gauges were well below the danger mark.

Officials of the Irrigation and Flood Control department said on Wednesday that there is no flood threat and the gauges are below the alert mark.

“At Ram Munshi Bagh the gauge reading is 12 ft and if it touches the 14 ft, flood spill channels will be opened which will recede the water level in Jhelum, and the gauge level in all water bodies is below normal,” he said.

As per the officials of MeT, Srinagar received 30.9 mm of fresh rainfall during the last 24 hours and recorded a temperature as low as 4.6°C while Qazigund received 47.2 mm of fresh rainfall during the last 24 hours and recorded a temperature as low as 4.0 °C. Gulmarg also received 25.4mm of fresh rainfall and also received 15 cm fresh snowfall and recorded a temperature as low as 2.5°C.

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