Images Monitoring Desk

DC Kupwara issues Weather Advisory

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page

KUPWARA: In view of the prediction by the Meteorological Department for widespread snowfall/rainfall spell of moderate intensity from 19 to 21 of this month, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Doifode Sagar Dattatray, today issued an advisory.

The advisory has been issued for the people of the district in general and the people residing in the areas like Keran, Karnah, Machil, Budnamal, Jumgumd, Nowgam, Kumkadi, and on the periphery of different Nallahs/rivers prone to floods, sloppy areas of the district in particular.

He advised the residents of these areas to refrain from venturing into avalanche-prone areas till improvement of weather.

Further, the general public have been advised to avoid traveling to these areas without proper information on the weather system and in case of accumulation of snow on roads.

The advisory further reads that in case of any urgency, the general public can contact the District Administration Control Room on phone number 01955-253522 and Police Control Room (PCR) Kupwara at 01955-252451 and PCR Handwara at 01955-262295.

Meanwhile, all District and Sectoral Officers especially the officers and officials of Irrigation & FC, PHE, PDD, R&B, Mechanical, and Revenue have been directed not to leave their respective Headquarters without permission from the DC office and keep their men and machinery ready to meet any exigency.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *