Muzaffarabad An earthquake-created lake crumpled on late Monday night and inundated 30 houses in Hattain Bala, officials told. According to details, at least 30 houses were washed away in the sharp currents of water from a natural Zilzala Lake near Chakar in Hattiyan district, some 50 kilometres south of Muzaffarabad, official sources informed. APP adds: When contacted, Raja Sajad Ahmed, Director Disaster Management Authority of AJK Govt, told this news agency on phone from Muzaffarabad, that Zilzila lake, that naturally emerged after October 8, 2005 disastrous earthquake, developed a breach at about 11.30 p.m Monday following the torrential rains in the upper catchments. He said that at least 27 residential houses on the way of the waterfall from the breached lake were washed away. However, no loss of life was reported as the inmates had shifted to the safer places after smelling the impending disaster from the over-flooded lake. Sajaad said that four other houses were also affected by the water of the breached lake. He said that rescue teams were immediately dispatched to the scene of the occurrence after the Disaster Management Authority received report about developing of the breach at about 12.10 a.m (mid night) to help the affectees for their shifting to the safer places. He said that most of the affected families have shifted to their relatives at the safer sites. Sajaad said that rescue teams are very much at the site of the breach to participate in the relief activities. However, the flow of water was getting down following some pause in the rain fall in the top mountainous catchments. The AJK metropolis Muzaffarabad district and adjoining areas remained in the grip of torrential rains since over past three days that badly affected the normal life. A all-season nullah falls into the Zilzala lake that had emerged on the historys most terrible day of October 8, 2005 when Northern parts of Azad Jammu Kashmir including the capital Muzaffarabad suffered the deadly earthquake that left thousands of people killed and injured and tens of thousands of others rendered homeless. While, the recent heavy snowfall and rain caused landslides in different areas of Neelum Valley damaging the SCO Optical Fibre Cable thus disrupting telecommunication network in Jura, Mirpura and Kundal Shahi area. At present effected area is not accessible due to heavy snowfall and landsliding, SCO stated in a press release here on Tuesday. Meanwhile, SCO team comprising professional engineers has been dispatched to Neelum Valley to rectify the fault.