(*40*) folks died and round 40 are reported lacking after a cloudburst in a distant village in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir early this morning, officers stated. At least eight properties have been broken within the cloudburst and flash floods.
Rescue groups have been rushed to Honzar village of Dacchan tehsil and additional particulars are awaited, they stated.
Most components of the Jammu area have been receiving heavy rain for the previous few days. With the prediction of extra rain until the top of this month, authorities in Kishtwar have requested folks residing alongside water our bodies and slide-prone areas to stay vigilant.
“The meteorological department has predicted heavy rains during the upcoming days and water levels in rivers and nallas are expected to rise, which can pose a threat to the inhabitants residing near rivers, nallas, water bodies and slide-prone areas,” the district administration stated in an advisory issued late on Tuesday night time.
(With inputs from PTI)
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