Flood alert in Jammu as Tawi, Chenab flow at danger mark

JAMMU: “Flood alert has been sounded in Jammu city and all emergency services have been pressed into service to meet the eventuality of a flood,” a senior officer said.

“At 7 am, Tawi river in the city was flowing at 18 feet, which is the danger mark, while Chenab river is few meters shorter than danger level, which is 30.5 feet.”

Earlier on Saturday, four people including three Vaishno Devi pilgrims were killed and seven received injuries after they were hit by a massive landslide on way to the shrine.The night Yatra was also suspended in view of bad weather in Jammu region.

Here are the pictures from around the city:

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