District authorities have asked revenue and CAPD officials to set up temporary facilities for the relocated families. Samba Additional Deputy Commissioner RK Shavan visited the flood hit areas of Barian, Sarthia and Madoon and gave instructions for monitoring the situation arising out of the heavy rainfall.
    
About 20-30 villages have been cut off due to flooded nullahs, officials said. The ADC was accompanied by Border Roads Organization officers and other officials.

Local Panchayat members apprised the officials regarding the problems being faced by them after the temporary causeway was washed away. The ADC asked BRO authorities to ensure repair of the causeway within three days.

(Agencies)

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