Nonstop rain cause panic in Srinagar


Srinagar: At least 44 structure including 18 residential houses have been damaged due to landslides caused by heavy rainfall in Kashmir over the past 24 hours. There were no reports of loss of life. The incident has created panic among people about possibility of fresh floods in the valley. According to police residents were evacuated to safety before the landslide struck. The rainfall has also forced closure of Srinagar-Jammu national highway due to landslides at some places. Kashmir valley has been witnessing heavy rainfall since Saturday, leading to sudden surge in water level of rivers, streams and rivulets, causing panic among the residents about possibility of fresh floods