Veshaw River

Veshaw River
Country India
State Jammu and Kashmir
Region Kashmir Valley
District Kulgam
 - left Rambi Ara
 - right Jhelum River
Source 33°30′44″N 74°46′08″E / 33.512287°N 74.768780°E / 33.512287; 74.768780Coordinates: 33°30′44″N 74°46′08″E / 33.512287°N 74.768780°E / 33.512287; 74.768780
 - location Kausar Nag
 - elevation 3,500 m (11,483 ft)
Mouth 33°49′05″N 75°03′58″E / 33.818°N 75.066°E / 33.818; 75.066
 - location Rambi Ara near Sangam
 - elevation 1,600 m (5,249 ft)

The Veshaw River or Nallah Veshaw is a major tributary to the River Jhelum located in Kulgam District in the Kashmir Valley in the Indian administered state of Jammu and Kashmir. It originates in the Pir Panjal Range and forms a waterfall at Aharbal.[1]

In year 2014 flash floods, Veshaw Nallah washed away various residential houses in villages Laisoo,Ardigatno, Gund Kelam Kulgam etc. Also hundreds of square kannals(area) of horticultural as well as agricultural land washed away in Village Laisoo Kulgam.The Veshaw Nallah is considered one of the dangerous tributary of Jehlum River because fast flow and frequent flash floods.


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