Authorities had yesterday issued a flood alert for south Kashmir, but today, water levels have started receding from there.
Residents of Jhelum embankments were requested to be alert and prepared for evacuationWith intermittent rain continuing across Kashmir Valley, authorities today issued a flood alert in central Kashmir for low lying areas, including capital Srinagar, and asked people to stay alert and prepared for evacuation.
"We have issued a flood alert for low-lying areas of Srinagar," he said.
"The staff deputed on flood duty in central Kashmir is directed to report to their sectors and beats," the official added.
It has been raining in the Kashmir valley for the past three days and the downpour intensified in many parts, including Srinagar, yesterday.
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