Monday, 20 August 2018 | PNS | Dehradun–
The State Meteorological Centre has forecast likely to occur in isolated places especially in the Kumaon region of the State. The meteorological centre has predicted the probability of heavy rains on August 20, 21 and 22. The State administration has also issued an advisory in view of the weather forecast. Meanwhile, the overall weather forecast for the State on Monday is generally cloudy, light to moderate rain and thundershowers very likely to occur at many places in Uttarakhand.
As per the forecast of the State Meteorological Centre, for Dehradun, the weather on Monday is going to be partly to generally cloudy. One or two spells of rain and thundershowers are very likely to occur in Dehradun. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 31 degree Celsius and 23 degree Celsius respectively.
The maximum and minimum temperature recorded at the various towns of the state on Sunday were 34 degree Celsius and 22.8 degree Celsius respectively in Dehradun, 35.8 degree Celsius and 25.6 degree Celsius in Pantnagar, 23.8 and 15.3 degree Celsius in Mukteshwar and 24.8 degree Celsius and 17.9 degree Celsius in respectively in New Tehri.
Meanwhile, in view of the heavy rain forecast in the next three days, the State has issued an advisory directing officials to remain alert while ensuring safety and traffic control. In case of any disaster or accident, swift site inspection and immediate exchange of information should be ensured.
All the deputed officers of disaster management Incident Response System (IRS) and departmental nodal officers will be on high alert and updated through their mobile phones and wireless sets. The Public Works Department, Border Roads Organisation, national highways, CPWD and other departments concerned will ensure immediate action to clear any motor road blocked. All revenue sub inspectors, village development officers and Gram Panchayat development officers will remain present in their designated areas. All police stations and posts will remain on high alert with disaster management related equipment and wireless sets while the officers shall maintain coordination. The rivers, streams and seasonal nalas should also be monitored and in case the water level approaches the danger level, those living nearby should be told to shift to safer locations. Further, the district information officer should also ensure that this information is disseminated among the general public through the print and visual media, the advisory adds.
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