Flood control and help contact nos. in Pulwama, Pompore and adjoining areas;updates on present scenario
Three Emergancy Control Rooms are established in District Pulwama.
DDC Mr Sajad Ahmad Khan at District Level One Control Room established at District Administrative Complex in Pulwama.
The following contact nos are kept available to the general public:
sand bags available at different places from where these can be dispatched to the affected places.
Office of the Tehsildar executive magistrate Pampore
Control room for flood situation has been declared for Tehsil Ppampore today on 03-09-2014 at 6:00pm. We are 24 hours on duty if any difficulty or any pump station on the banks of river or other flood prone areas and nallas. So, please contact on:
Forecast for Rains
The weather with spells of rain is expected to continue in Jammu and Kashmir till Friday, the Met office said here Wednesday.
Sonam Lotus, director of the local weather office, said here: “The low pressure system is moving very slowly because of which the same weather conditions are likely to continue till Friday evening. Although there is no impending possibility of floods in the Valley and other places, landslides and flash floods in mountainous areas of the state especially the Ladakh region cannot be ruled out,” Lotus added.
“People in such areas are generally advised to take precautions. As of now, there is no flood warning from our side.”
Moderate rain continued in all the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir and is expected to continue till the weather improves, which according to the Met office is not likely till Friday evening. “Intermittent rain will occur across the state till Friday
evening,” he said.
Pertaining conditions in Kunzar area of Baramulla
Flood lashes many areas in Kunzar, 2 persons swayed away in flood; reports
Heavy flood in Bonagam, Ogmuna, cashmatipora, kasaie mohalla, Heeng. Tarahama, chanapora of Kunzar area of Baramulla District. 2 persons swayed away by gushing water reportedly. police, Fire service are on job. Although the concerned departments were informed but no one arrived yet said police.
Call for closing up of schools in Pulwama Distt.
Following heavy rains and flood, the authorities in Pulwama district have ordered closure of all government and private schools.
The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Sajad Ahmad Khan, told GNS that all schools will be off in the district as a precautionary measure. “The schools up to 12th class would remain shut till further orders,” he said.
He, however, said the colleges would function normally.
Call for closing up of schools in Srinagar
Due to incessant rain in Kashmir valley from last 24 hrs Divisional Kashmir Rohit Kansal ordered that all schools and colleges shall remain closed tomorrow.
These orders are initiated when flood alert was sounded across valley.
Meanwhile authorities are on alert to tackle any kind of untoward incident. Chief Minister Omer Abdullah is monitoring the situation personally.