Srinagar, August 28 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, around 30 houses suffered damage after a cloudburst hit the upper reaches of Damhal Hanjipora in Kulgam district.
A local news agency quoted Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Noorabad, Bashir-ul-Hassan as saying that a cloudburst occurred in the upper reaches of Tangmarg, a far-flung village of the district. Instantly, he said, a team was rushed to the spot; however, no loss of life was reported in the incident.
Meanwhile, a local said that there was a sudden increase in the discharge of muddy water, which later entered the houses and schools besides orchards in the villages, located downhill. He said the increase in muddy waters created panic among the people of Check-i-Watoo and Ashnoor villages.
On the other hand, Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD) Kulgam, Mohammad Imran Khan said that around 150 people have been shifted to safer places and around 30 houses and orchards suffered damage due to the cloudburst.