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Timeline of Kashmir Floods: 879 AD to 2014, Nature Wreaks Havoc on Valley Every 50 Years

History of floods mark Kashmir Valley with the  Jhelum river overflowing every 50 years and submerging Srinagar and the surrounding villages as it happened this time with more than 400 people killed and 2,000 villages marooned. Kashmir floods do repeat every 50 years, according to a report published in Greater kashmir, said citing a 2010 report that forewarned imminent floods ...

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Who Should be Blamed for Kashmir Floods? History Repeats in Srinagar 54 Years after!

History repeats itself and even Kashmir floods do repeat every 50 years, according to a report published in Greater kashmir, citing a 2010 report that forewarned imminent floods any time in the state. Four years after, Srinagar is submerged, 400 killed and 2,000 villages are marooned in flood water. The report by the Jammu and Kashmir Flood Control Ministry warned ...

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Kashmir Floods: Google Launches “Person Finder”, FaceBook, Twitter on Standby

Google has stepped up its role in disasters again with “Person Finder” application that was used in Uttarakhand floods last year enabling people, friends and family to post names to search and give info on untraced victims in the floods. Click below to see the page on J&K Floods launched by Google today. https://www.google.org/personfinder/2014-jammu-kashmir-floods It provides two options as below ...

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Kashmir Floods: 120 Killed, 10000 Stranded, Rajnath Visits as Army Rushes Rescue Teams

The incessant rains bring to memory the flash floods of Ladakh two years ago to the Kashmir vally with 120 people reported killed and 10,000 stranded in the worst floods since 2009, while Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh rushed to take stock of the situation. The Army has been pressed into service as National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel were ...

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