According to reports, at least six people have been rescued so far but many passengers are still missing.

Meanwhile, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been rushed to the site to assist search and rescue operations.

Most of the rivers in the valley are flowing above danger mark and. A flood alert has been sounded in Srinagar city as river Jhelum was flowing four feet above the danger mark after incessant rain.  

Twenty three villages have been inundated by floods in south Kashmir districts of Anantnag and Kulgam. The Meteorological Department has forecast more rains over the next 48 hours, raising the possibility of more areas of Kashmir getting flooded.

An official of the MeT department said Qazigund in south Kashmir received 156.7 mm rainfall in the past 24 hours up to 8.30 am today.

Srinagar recorded 52 mm rainfall in the corresponding period, while Kupwara in north Kashmir received 119.4 mm rainfall.

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