The Jammu and Kashmir Government will soon get a 3D terrain model of major rivers called digital elevation model to improve disaster management planning to deal with a deluge like the one in Septem

The water level in the Jhelum in Kashmir has risen as most parts of the Valley were lashed by incessant rain since Sunday.

The state meteorological department has predicted more rainfall in next 24 hours.

Met Forecasts More Rainfall In Next 2 Days

Jammu & Kashmir has been hit by floods a second time in the past seven months. But a modern flood forecasting system continues to elude this most vulnerable state of India.

Sonam Lotus, director of the meteorological office, today said there is no flood threat to the Kashmir Valley.

A flood alert was sounded by the authorities as the water level of river Jehlum crossed the 16 feet mark at Ram Munshi Bagh here tonight.

RAWALPINDI: The Environmental Protection Agency-Punjab (Punjab-EPA) has approved the 720 megawatt (MW) Karot Hydropower Project worth $1.4 billion.

Mining poses threat to embankment, Pulwama villagers fear another flood

Observing that “insatiable human greed” is bent upon to destroy the Jhelum, one of the “oldest rivers” in the region, the J&K High Court has directed the Chief Engineer of the Irrigation and Fl