Jammu city to soon witness heavy flooding


By Citizen Journalist Ramesh Mehrotra

Jammu, 06 June: The J&K Meteorological department in sync with those from the country has predicted a good monsoon this season which is good news for the farmers.


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Jammu city, however, is soon to witness heavy flooding and there seem to be no plans in place with the government to tackle what is evident with an upcoming heavy monsoon season.

Jammu city has seen macadamization of roads in the recent weeks and then there is the Bikram Chowk flyover the construction of which has already changed the way traffic moves in the city. The administration has not acted upon any plans to show any intent to clear the roads of heaps of soil and stones dug in the process.

Last year itself the drains had blocked during monsoons creating havoc for the vehicles driving through various parts of the city.

Not only these, garbage, which has become a regular feature, for example, near Sarwal Hospital, Raghunath Bazaar, Purani Mandi, Nanak Nagar and the Nanak Nagar Nullah, Parade ground area, Valmiki colony etc.