Inclement weather forecast: Control rooms have been setup in every district: Div Com
Post by Irfan Yattoo on Sunday, January 22, 2023
Srinagar, Jan 21: Ahead of three-day wet spell prediction, the divisional Kashmir administration on Saturday said that all arrangements have been finalized and additional stock has been stored in far-flung areas in the Valley.
Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole told Rising Kashmir that all arrangements have been finalized ahead of the three-day weather prediction in Valley.
“Over the past several days, the concerned departments were directed to remain ready in view of inclement weather. In case of heavy snow, it will be cleared from main roads on priority, followed by roads leading to emergency services,” he said.
Pole said the administration had set up control rooms in each and every district to overcome the possible crisis during the snowfall.
“Even in far-flung areas, we have already stored the six months ration in advance at fair price stores, while three months of ration in higher reaches,” he said.
Regarding the snow clearance operations in Valley, the Div Com said four departments who are clearing snow from roads, lanes, by-lanes in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley have deputed enough machines for the same.
“Men and machinery are on alert ahead of prediction by the MeT department. Each department will work according to their domain and assigned responsibilities,” he said.
Regarding electricity, the Div Com said that additional transformers and poles have been stocked in various parts of Kashmir to ensure hassle-free electricity to people.
Following the fresh western disturbances in Kashmir, the weathermen have predicted three-day wet spell in Valley from Sunday onward.