BB-8 about 100 kms East of BBS..Posted Saturday Evening
Extremely heavy rains in Jammu, Kashmir & Punjab !!!Torrential downpours in the North & Northwest regions of the subcontinent triggered flash floods and claimed hundred of lives in Punjab & Pak Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir. Several places recorded more than 200 mm of rain during the past 48 to 60 hours. Few places even recorded more than 400 mm of rain during the past 60 hours.
Towns of North Rajasthan like Sriganganagar were also lashed by heavy rain with 20cm rain alone on 5th September. Adjoining areas of Punjab also recorded same amount of rain. Few areas of both Punjab received record breaking rains. Cities like Lahore, Okara in Pakistan & Amritsar, Gurdaspur in India got 30-50 cm of rain.
Jammu & Kashmir also recorded extremely heavy rains with few places getting as much as 50 cm rain during this spell. Alone Jammu city has recorded around 40-45 cm of rain.