A fresh western disturbance over J&K and adjoining areas is likely to affect the State from January 08 to 10, 2014.
Under the influence of this weather system, Moderate to heavy snowfall will occur at many places in Kashmir & Jammu divisions and at few places in Ladakh region particularly in Zojila, Drass and Kargil hilly areas. Isolated placed may receive very heavy snowfall. This system is likely to move in East-North-East ward direction.
It is enjoined upon all Deputy Commissioners, all concerned Head of Departments and District Superintendents of Police to activate their manpower and machinery and to be in a state of preparedness, so as to minimize disruption of essential services, making road connectivity at the earliest, restoring electric supply, water supply and healthcare services.
During the period general public has been asked to take precautionary measures and in the event of any emergency concerned Deputy Commissioners/Police Control Room be contacted for necessary assistance.