Monsoon rains: MD warns of flood-like situation in AJK


Altaf Hamid Rao,

MIRPUR (AJK): There could be the over flooding of the rivers and seasonal nullahs across Azad Jammu Kashmir following exceptionally torrential rains during monsoon-2019 in the State as forecast by the Meteorological Department, the AJK State Disaster Management Authority has warned.

The SDMA authorities told this Correspondent on Friday that people across AJK have been advised to adopt precautionary measures by staying away of the rivers and seasonal nullahs which could over-flow their banks because of their impending heavy rainfall much above to the expectations.

Rains are expected at certain places at the upper reaches as well as plains of Jammu and Kashmir state during next 24 hours, according to the forecast of the MET office.