Weather emergency alert by DDMA for all tourists travelling to Ghanche, Gilgit Baltistan

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According to the weather alert issued by the Department of Meteorology and Disaster Management, there is a forecast of heavy rain and hailstorm with strong winds from the evening and night of 16 March 2023 in Ganche district, Gilgit Baltistan.

Because of possibly heavy rains and hailstorms, instructions to concerned institutions to take advance measures to mitigate the damages. DDMA Ghanche is taking preventive measures and restricting movements as well.

Rain/snowfall, landslides and falling trees in canals and other upper and urban areas may cause communication obstacles and difficulties. Confirm the information of the roads with the control room of the district administration and the police control.

The district administration will ensure availability of manpower with small and heavy machinery of DDMA Ghanche, PWD and other administrative departments.

Tourists should be informed about the weather situation.

Tourists should take special precautions while travelling.

All tourists and locals to contact on following numbers in case of any emergency:

District Administration Control Room 920101

Police Control Room 930171

Rescue Control Room 1122

From District Administration Ghanche, Gilgit Baltistan.

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