As authorities declared a flood situation in the Kashmir, the Centre and the state government swung into action, with eight teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) being rushed to the valley to help in rescue and relief.

The state government has sanctioned Rs 32 crore -- Rs 22 crore for Kashmir and Rs 10 crore for Jammu region which also has been affected by flood, Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed told Assembly in Jammu after visiting affected areas of Srinagar.

Sayeed said one person died and 10 others are trapped in the debris of a house which collapsed in Laldan area of Budgam district of Kashmir valley due to floods.

"We hope and pray that all of them survive. As of now we are not in a position to confirm either way," he said.

Police later said that three women have died while 13 other people are believed to be trapped in the debris after a landslide brought down four houses in Budgam.

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