26-Sep-2023  Srinagar booked.net


'Refrain From Traveling, Venturing Out In These Areas': DC Kupwara Issues Advisory



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Kupwara: Given the wet spell prediction on 19-21 November by the Meteorological Department, the Deputy Commissioner of north Kashmir's Kupwara, Mr. Doifode Sagar Dattatray on Saturday issued an advisory for the people residing in the district and directed residents to refrain from venturing in the avalanche prone areas.  

The areas include Keran, Karnah, Machil, Budnamal, Jumgumd, Nowgam, Kumkadi, tracts on the periphery of different Nallahs (waterways)/rivers, and sloppy sites of the district in particular. 
He advised people to refrain from venturing into avalanche-prone areas till improvement of weather. 
Further, the general public has 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 District Administration Control Room on phone number 01955-253522 and Police Control Room(PCR) Kupwara at 01955-252451 and PCR Handwara at 01955-262295. 
Meanwhile, all District and Sectoral Officers especially the officers and officials of Irrigation & FC, PHE, PDD, R&B, Mechanical, and Revenue have been directed not to leave their respective Headquarters without permission from the DC office and keep their men and machinery ready to meet any exigency.