Srinagar, April 30 -- "In 2014, we witnessed the torment of nature firsthand. The floods spared no one, and the scars of that calamity still run deep," remembered an old man while sitting on the bank of the River Jhelum at Rajbagh.

He added, it's disheartening to see people flocking to the riverbanks without realizing the risks involved.

Another young man, Umer, who was in his 20's, added, "The memories of the flood are still fresh in our minds. It's crucial that we heed the warnings and take necessary precautions to ensure our safety," said Umer.

Likewise, the residents of Kashmir's saffron town Pampore couldn't sleep for the whole night as roaring Jehlum and gushing nearby streams brought back the gory memories of 2014 deluge.

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