MeT predicts heavy deluge: U’khand Govt. says fully prepared

Dehradun : With the MeT predicting heavy deluge in north India, Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Shatrughan Singh on Sunday appealed to the people not to panic while stating that the state government is fully prepared to tackle any situation.

“We received information from the Centre that heavy rains are expected which may create avalanche. We have issued necessary alert in all the districts… We appeal to the people not to panic as we are well prepared for the situation,” Singh told ANI here.

The Met Department has predicted heavy rains in North India during the next two to three days including some areas of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi.

An avalanche warning has also been issued for high reaches of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, asking the people not to venture in these areas over the next 36 hours. (ANI)