MET issues weather advisory, Predicts possibility of heavy rainfall, thunderstorm in Rajouri

People have been further advised to avoid traveling unnecessarily and commuters/travelers have been asked to take utmost precautions and avoid traveling during night hours.

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Rajouri, Publish Date: Jul 22 2018 1:49AM | Updated Date: Jul 22 2018 1:49AM
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The Metrological department (MET) has forecasted light to moderate rainfall all over Jammu region from July 22 to July 24. There is equal possibility of heavy rain accompanied by wind and thunderstorm causing flash floods and landslides in hilly areas of Rajouri.

“As such, people of district Rajouri, especially those living in hilly areas, have been advised by the district administration to exercise precautions and remain indoors in order to avoid any untoward incident and also be informed that the electricity supply may be curtailed in the district as a precautionary measure to avoid any loss of life,” the advisory read. 

People have been further advised to avoid traveling unnecessarily and commuters/travelers have been asked to take utmost precautions and avoid traveling during night hours. 

“Established joint control rooms for disaster management may be contacted at district and tehsil level in case of any emergency,” the advisory further read.

 

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