Veshaw River

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Veshaw River
Waterfall of Aharbal.JPG
Location
CountryIndia
StateJammu and Kashmir
RegionKashmir Valley
DistrictKulgam
Physical characteristics
Source33°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
 - locationKausar Nag
 - elevation3,500 m (11,500 ft)
Mouth33°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 (5,200 ft)
Basin features
Tributaries 
 - leftRambi Ara
 - rightJhelum River

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.

References[edit]

http://www.tribuneindia.com/mobi/news/jammu-kashmir/community/13-houses-washed-away-in-kulgam-flash-floods/137137.html