The Jammu Divisional Commissioner sent a circular to all the educational institutions, except those serving as relief camps for the flood-affected people, directing them to conduct classes.

Earlier on Thursday, Air Force officials conducted aerial survey of devastated Jammu region to take stock of extent of damage. Air Commodore Prashant Patange said that about 70 aircrafts had been involved in the relief operations.  

The 300 km long Jammu- Srinagar highway remained close due to landslide at various junctions in Ramban district. The traffic movement on the highway was suspended due to landslides at Nashri and Khoni Nullah in Ramban district.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Rs 1000 crore aid. The Prime Minister also reviewed relief and rescue operations being carried out in the state.

The death toll reached over 200 in Jammu and Kashmir.

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