J&K: Cloudburst hits Doda's Thathri town, no casualties reported

Abdul Qayoom, SSP Doda told ANI that several vehicles were stuck and the highway was also blocked for some time, however, it has now been restored for the movement.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, July 09, 2022, 08:45 AM IST
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In yet another tragic incident in J&K, a cloudburst was reported at Gunti Forest uphills of Thathri town in Doda district located in eastern Jammu. As per ANI, the cloudburst hit the valley at around 4 am and no casualties have been reported so far.

Abdul Qayoom, SSP Doda told ANI that several vehicles were stuck and the highway was also blocked for some time, however, it has now been restored for the movement.

Amarnath cloudburst

At least 15 persons have so far reportedly been killed and 40 are feared missing in a cloudburst near the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas Friday evening, damaging 25 tents and three community kitchens, officials said. According to ITBP, water came from above the cave after heavy rains in the upper reaches.

A video of the cloudburst has surfaced, in which the flood of Pali is seen flowing rapidly. NDRF, SDRF and other associated agencies along with ITBP are stationed at the site to carry out rescue operations. Helicopters are also being used to rescue people.

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