Govt issues weather advisory for 8 districts

Govt issues weather advisory for 8 districts

The concerned officers have been asked to inform people to temporarily evacuate the locations under fall line of avalanche and heavy snowfall,” an official spokesman said.

Authorities Tuesday issued a high-danger warning for avalanche-prone areas in Bandipora district and medium-danger warning for avalanche-prone areas in Baramulla, Kupwara, Uri, Kargil, Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Ganderbal districts.

“The Deputy Commissioners of Anantnag, Kulgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Pulwama, Ganderbal, Kargil districts have been asked to issue weather advisory to the people advising them not to venture out of their homes during this period and keep cleaning snow deposition from rooftops of their houses and bunkers to avoid damages. The concerned officers have been asked to inform people to temporarily evacuate the locations under fall line of avalanche and heavy snowfall,” an official spokesman said.

“It is enjoined upon all Deputy Commissioners, all concerned Head of Departments and District Superintendents of Police to activate their manpower and machinery and to be in a state of preparedness to minimize disruption of essential services, including road connectivity, health services etc.”