Flood alert sounded in India as severe rains swell Jhelum River

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Flood alert sounded in India as severe rains swell Jhelum River
Mound of garbage is seen next to a submerged foot bridge on a flood channel after heavy rain in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, June 25, 2015. Authorities advised people living in low-lying areas to shift to safer places Thursday as rain-swollen rivers swamped several parts of the disputed Himalayan region. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
An Indian man carries a boy to move to a safer place after their neighborhood was flooded in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, June 25, 2015. Authorities advised people living in low-lying areas to shift to safer places Thursday as rain-swollen rivers swamped several parts of the disputed Himalayan region. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
An Indian man wades through a flooded neighborhood with his belongings in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, June 25, 2015. Authorities advised people living in low-lying areas to shift to safer places Thursday as rain-swollen rivers swamped several parts of the disputed Himalayan region. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Kashmiri school boys ride a bike as it rains in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, June 25, 2015. Authorities advised people living in low-lying areas to shift to safer places after heavy rains across Jammu and Kashmir state have brought back the fears of last year's devastating floods, which caused extensive damage to life and property. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Indian man crosses a flooded neighborhood on a makeshift raft in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, June 25, 2015. Authorities advised people living in low-lying areas to shift to safer places Thursday as rain-swollen rivers swamped several parts of the disputed Himalayan region. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Kashmiri people take a look at the rising waters of Jhelum flowing above danger mark on June 25, 2015 in Srinagar, India. A flood alert was sounded in Jammu and Kashmir State after the Jhelum and other rivers rose beyond their danger levels. Several bridges and roads have been washed away in south Kashmir with the Tral area in Pulwama district bearing the brunt of flash floods triggered by the downpour. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
A rag picker passes through the water logged shanties after breach in River Jhelum on June 25, 2015 in Srinagar, India. A flood alert was sounded in Jammu and Kashmir State after the Jhelum and other rivers rose beyond their danger levels. Several bridges and roads have been washed away in south Kashmir with the Tral area in Pulwama district bearing the brunt of flash floods triggered by the downpour. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
A view of river Jehlum flowing above danger mark on June 25, 2015 in Srinagar, India. A flood alert was sounded in Jammu and Kashmir State after the Jhelum and other rivers rose beyond their danger levels. Several bridges and roads have been washed away in south Kashmir with the Tral area in Pulwama district bearing the brunt of flash floods triggered by the downpour. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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A flood alert has been sounded along the banks of the Jehlum River in the Kashmir state of India as severe rains have caused the river to rise above danger levels. Flash flooding has already begun and more rain is predicted to hit the area over the coming days.

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