Snow forecast: Div Com reviews preparedness

Srinagar, Jan 15: In view of the possibility of moderate to heavy snowfall due to approaching western disturbance, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon Tuesday enjoined upon all Deputy Commissioners, heads of departments and Superintendents of Police to activate their manpower and machinery.
 He exhorted them to be in a state of preparedness to minimize disruption of essential services including road connectivity, electric supply, water supply and health care services.
 Pertinently due to western disturbance, moderate to heavy snowfall over hilly areas of Pir Panjal and light to moderate snowfall at many places in Kashmir division is expected from January 16 to 18, which is likely to intensify on January 17 and 18.

Lastupdate on : Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST




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