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Flood-like Situation in J&K, NDRF Team to reach Srinagar

New Delhi, March 30: The Union government is ready to tackle the flood-like situation in Jammu and Kashmir and sent a high-level delegation to the Kashmir valley to assess the situation. Meanwhile, two NDRF teams will reach Srinagar for the rescue and relief operations.

People have not forgotten the devastating floods of September 2014 in the valley, the continuous rain from Saturday afternoon created panic among the residents across Kashmir. The state government has declared floods in J&K, however, the administration said that the water level was below the danger mark.

Expressing deep concern over the situation in the valley, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the delegation comprising top officials to take stock of the situation.

Two NDRF teams comprising 100 personnel have left for the valley from Bhatinda. Four other teams are in Ghaziabad and Bhatinda in case more personnel required and situation worsens in Kashmir.

Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad said that all the assistance will be provided to the victims in the area. A team of ministers have been deployed in the valley to report to the CM time to time about the flood situation.

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