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DC Kupwara issues Weather Advisory

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KUPWARA: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara Doifode Sagar Dattatray on Saturday issued an advisory for the people living in far off and flood prone areas of the district in view of prediction by Meteorological Department for widespread snowfall and rainfall spells of moderate intensity during November 19 and 21 of 2022.

The advisory was issued for 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.

The residents of these areas have been advised to refrain from venturing in 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 control room on – 01955-253522 and Police Control Room (PCR) Kupwara on 01955-252451 and PCR Handwara on 01955-262295.

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


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