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Rains wreak havoc in Jammu; mother-daughter washed away in flash flood in Ramban [details]


A mother-daughter duo has been feared killed after flash floods triggered by heavy rains hit some elements of the Ramban district of Jammu province.

Most elements of Jammu province are witnessing heavy downpours since Wednesday evening and most of the rivers on this part of the Union Territory are flowing above the hazard marks. Keeping in view of the prevailing state of affairs, authorities have requested people to not enterprise out of their properties, notably in landslide-prone areas.

Rescue teams in movement after flash flood in Ramban district of Jammu and KashmirDeputy Commissioner Ramban

“Flash-flood-like situation in Panchayat Neera, near Ramban due to heavy rains. Tehsildar Ramban, DySP (Hqtrs) and SDRF component on spot. Reportedly two persons missing. More updates to follow,” Deputy Commissioner Ramban said in a tweet.

Reports said that the mother and daughter are feared killed due to a flash flood in the equivalent area. They have been acknowledged as Shamina Begum partner of Shabir Ahmed and their daughter Rozia Banoo.

Reports said that flash floods moreover prompted property hurt and washed away automobiles and bikes in its transfer.

“Massive flash flood following cloud burst in district Ramban. Have just now spoken to DC Ramban Mussarat Islam. Search going on for 2 missing persons. Meanwhile, joint rescue operations are on” Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh tweeted.

Normal life disrupted in your complete Jammu province

Normal life in Jammu province was disrupted due to incessant rain throughout the space prompted flash floods and landslides in quite a few elements. Given the state of affairs, authorities issued warnings in quite a few districts.

Heavy rainfall lashed the hills and plains of Jammu led to a sudden enhance throughout the water ranges of rivers, along with the Chenab and the Tawi, after which the administration sounded a “flood alarm”.

MeT Department factors warning

Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Indian Meteorological Department issued a warning that coming the next 12 hours are very important.

“Next 12 hours are crucial. Expect a sharp rise in water levels in rivers of Jammu both plains and hilly areas. May lead to flash flood, mudslide, shooting stones on Ramban-Banihal axis and also at other vulnerable spots”, MeT division warned.

The Department further requested them to not enterprise/go to flash flood-prone area as flash flood normally occurs abruptly.

Jammu metropolis information the perfect rainfall throughout the last 26 years

According to tales, Jammu metropolis recorded 189.6 mm of rainfall over the previous 24 hours, which is the perfect throughout the last 26 years.

Jammu space on Thursday early morning was lashed by heavy rains due to an lively southwest monsoon.

This is the perfect 24-hr rainfall in August for Jammu metropolis since 1996. The metropolis had recorded 218.4 mm of rainfall on 23 August 1996. The all-time highest rainfall, 228.6 mm, in Jammu metropolis was recorded on 5 August 1926.


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