New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to offer help from the Centre to deal with the flood-like situation in the Kashmir Valley.
Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter to convey the above-mentioned.
Spoke to J&K CM @MehboobaMufti on the flood situation in the state. Offered all possible support from Centre in dealing with the situation.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 7, 2017
On Thursday, Mufti chaired a high-level meeting here to take stock of the situation.
She has asked the divisional administration to gear up to meet any eventuality in view of the inclement weather, an official spokesman said.
Flood levels have eased a little since yesterday when the water level in the Jhelum river on Thursday crossed the ‘flood declaration’ mark at Ram Munshi Bagh in Srinagar.
Most water bodies in the valley including rivers, lakes and streams were swollen.
The flood control department on Thursday alerted all its staff to be present at their places of posting round the clock so that the water level in local rivers, lakes and streams can be continuously monitored.