Precipitation in Western Himalayan Region forecasted

Feb 03, 2014 18:57 | Weather

A Spokesman of the State Government said here today that as per the advisory received from Indian Metrological Department, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, Himachal Pradesh would experience precipitation at many places on 3rd and 4th February, 2014 as a result of which heavy snowfall and rain may take place.

He said that light to moderate precipitation activity would also affect the Western Himalayan region from 5th February onwards with chance of increase in activity on 6th and 7th February, 2014 due to western disturbance. Keeping in view of above, necessary directions to all the Deputy Commissioners and concerned departments have been issued to take appropriate precautionary measures by Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority. An appeal is also made to public at large to be careful during this bad weather period.