SRINAGAR: Heavy rains after cloudbursts triggered a major crisis in south Kashmir’s Tral belt on Sunday. A local resident of the area said that heavy rains started ahead of Fajr Namaz early this dawn resulting in heavy floods in many villages. He said at least 6 villages including Satoora, Narastan, Naristan, Danjdar, Hajan are affected due to heavy flash floods.
“Hundreds of people have assembled in Satoora village and rescue operations have started. We are unable to know the quantum of the damages done as rain waters are flowing fast and it is impossible to reach certain areas,” the local said. More than 5 villages including Satoora, Gutroo, Narastan, Vantnad, Banginad, Aripal, Arigam, Gamraj, Chandrigam are effected due to flash floods.
However, no loss of life has been reported so far. One house of Ghulam Hassan Gujar, a masjd and a cowshed were washed away.