Water level in Jhelum rises

The water level in river Jhelum on Saturday crossed the alarm mark at Ram Munshibagh in Srinagar, following two days of wet weather.

“The water level at Ram Munshibagh gauge was recorded as 16.40 feet around 1 pm,” said an official of the Irrigation and Flood Control department.

“We have issued an advisory for the people living on or near river embankments,” he said.

 The alert level mark in Jhelum at Ram Munshibagh is 16 feet and the flood is declared at 18 feet. 

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