DC Kupwara visits flash flood hit far-flung areas of Hayhama, Kalaroos, Lolab to take on spot assesment of Flash Flood Situation

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Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Ayushi Sudan (IAS) Sunday visited flash flood hit areas of Hayhama, Kalaroos and Lolab to take on-spot inspection of situation araised due to flash floods.

As per the statement issued here to News-agency Current News of India (CNI) The Deputy Commisioner, accompanied by officers of concerned departments visited Chalgund, Gundisana, Zadipora, Trumnard, Batpora and other areas where flash floods have damaged standing crops and other infrastructures including roads, Culverts, Electrict lines and PHE lines.

DC asked locals to take precautionary measures and avoid venturing close to Nallahas and stressed upon the concerned departments to stay vigilant in case of any eventuality.

The DC on the ocasion said that our field teams have reached the spot. Restoration and evacuation work is in progress and the losses are being assessed.

The DC said that people living close to Nallahs/ Streams should avoid venturing out till weather improves and water level decreases.

The DC also interacted with the PRIs and Public to listen to their grievances.

The DC visited Kalaroos and took on spot assesment of situation where a culvert was damaged in flash floods.

The DC later visited Krusan, Shalgund, Brunut Takia Khurhama and other areas of Lolab and took on the spot appraisal of flood situation arised due to flash floods triggered by Nallah Khurhama.

In Khurhama ( Lolab), the District Development Commisioner was accompanied by the Vice Chairman, District Development Council Kupwara, Haji Farooq Mir, ACD Kupwara, Hilal Mir and SDM Lolab, Ijaz Ahmad Bhat and other officers.

Vice Chairman, District Development Council Kupwara, apprised District Development Commisioner about the situation and demanded assesment of losses and compensation to affected farmers.

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