More Snow Likely in Next 24 Hrs

SRINAGAR: A fresh Western Disturbance will cause snowfall and rains across Jammu and Kashmir, in next 24 hours, an official statement on Thursday said

“Under the influence of this weather system, moderate to heavy snowfall will occur at many places in Kashmir and Jammu divisions and at few places in Ladakh region particularly in Zojila, Drass and Kargil hilly areas. Isolated placed may receive very heavy snowfall. This system is likely to move in East-North-East ward direction,” the statement added.

It said that all the Deputy Commissioners, all concerned Head of Departments and District Superintendents of Police must activate their manpower and machinery and remain in a state of preparedness, so as to minimize disruption of essential services, making road connectivity at the earliest, restoring electric supply, water supply and healthcare services.

“During the period general public has been asked to take precautionary measures and in the event of any emergency concerned Deputy Commissioners/Police Control Room be contacted for necessary assistance,” The official release added.

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