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Jhelum witnesses lowest water level in 60 years as dry spell continues


Jhelum witnesses lowest water level in 60 years as dry spell continues

Srinagar, Jan 03 (ANI): Jhelum River, the lifeline of Kashmir Valley, is drying up fast due to continued dry spell in the Valley, triggering concerns among people and experts. As per the official data of the Irrigation and the Flood Control department, the water level in Jhelum has lowered for the first time in 60 years.

For the first time in 40 years, Kashmir has witnessed a dry of spell over five to six months. As per official figures, Kashmir received only 3.6 mm rainfall in October, November and December.

Local Residents are now hopeful that in coming days, as per weather department, there will be moderate to heavy snowfall across the Valley.

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