Govt monitoring water levels, No need to panic: Dy CM
JAMMU: The Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is on way to Srinagar to personally monitor the situation arising due to incessant rains in the Srinagar Valley.
Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh informed the Legislative Assembly that administration is on full alert in the wake of heavy rains in valley and the situation is being monitored continuously. He said people should not panic and assured that all precautionary measures have been put in place.
Giving the latest update by 11 A.M, Deputy Chief Minister informed that the water level at Sangam stands at 12 feet against the alarm level of 18 feet. At Ram Munshibagh the water level stands at 12.6 feet against alarm level of 16 feet, while as at Asham the water level has been recorded as 8.50 feet against alarm level of 30 feet.
The Deputy Chief Minister said the water levels are being relayed to the control room on regular basis and right now there is no need for panic.