J-K flood situation: PM Modi calls Mehbooba Mufti, offers all possible help from Centre

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to offer help from the Centre to deal with the flood-like situation in the Kashmir Valley. Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter to convey the above-mentioned. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Spoke to J&K CM <a href="https://twitter.com/MehboobaMufti">@MehboobaMufti</a> on the flood situation in the state. Offered all possible support from Centre in dealing with the situation.</p>&mdash; Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) <a href="https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/850182828994158592">April 7, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> On Thursday, Mufti chaired a high-level meeting here to take stock of the situation. She has asked the divisional administration to gear up to meet any eventuality in view of the inclement weather, an official spokesman said. Flood levels have eased a little since yesterday when the water level in the Jhelum river yesterday crossed the 'flood declaration' mark at Ram Munshi Bagh in Srinagar. Most water bodies in the valley including rivers, lakes and streams were swollen. The flood control department on Thursday alerted all its staff to be present at their places of posting round the clock so that the water level in local rivers, lakes and streams can be continuously monitored. (ANI)