Avalanche warning in few areas of Chamba district

Mar 07, 2015 14:45 | Poltics

Due to heavy snowfall in tribal areas and on high reaches of the State from last few days, the Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (HPSDMA) has issued warning regarding possibility of avalanches in few avalanche prone areas especially in Chamba district during the next 24 hours particularly on 8th of March.

The people are advised not to venture out in such avalanche prone areas on Sunday besides to stay indoors.

The Authority has directed the district administration to take all precautionary measures keeping in view the possibilities of avalanches in the district.

However, the State Government was fully prepared to meet out any such situation arising out of the heavy snowfall and has directed all the deputy commissioners to keep monitoring the situation and be ready for relief and rescue operation if such an eventuality occurs.