The Government of the Punjab Disaster Management Department PDMA 40-A, Lawrence Road issued the top priority notification no. Control Room PDMA-2020/06 on 25th February 2020 at Lahore. This notification is about the Weather Alert for Rain & Wind. The further details of the notification are as under;
- 1. Divisional Commissioners,
Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Lahore, Gujranwala, D.G Khan, Multan, Bhawalpur, Sahiwal.
- 2. Deputy Commissioners,
Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Sargodha, Mianwali, Khushab, Faislabad, Toba Tek Singh, Sahiwal, Lahore, Shiekupura, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Mandi-Bahauddin, Gujrat, Sialkot, D.G. Khan, Multan, Bhawalpur, Bahawalnagar.
Weather Alert for rain and Wind – Thunderstorm Predicted in the country from Thursday to Saturday.
National Disaster Management Authority, Islamabad vide letter F.2(E)/2019-NDMA(MW/Alert), dated 25-02-2020 has intimated that Pakistan Meteorological Department informed that westerly weather system is likely to enter upper parts of the country on Thursday evening and likely to persist till Saturday, under the influence of this weather system:
- Wind – thunderstorm with rain (few hailstorms) is expected in Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Sargodha, Mainwali, Khushab, Faislabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Sahiwal, Lahore, Shikupura, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Mandi-Bahauddin, Gujrat, Sialkot during Friday and Saturday.
- Rain with dust rasing wind/ dust storm may also likely in D.G Khan, Multan, Bhawalpur and Bahawalnagar on Friday.
It is requested that all concerned may be informed to take necessary precautionary measures in vulnerable areas during the forecasted period to avoid any loss of life/ damage to the public as well as private property under intimation to PDMA, Punjab.
Director Coordination (II)
The copy of the above information is forwarded to the;
- Chief Secretary, Punjab, Lahore.
- SMBR/ Relief Commissioner, Punjab, Lahore.
- Secretary to Chief Minister, CM Office, Punjab, Lahore.
- Lieutenant Colonel for Chairman NDMA with reference to his above referred letter.
- Director General, PDMA, Punjab, Lahore.
- PSO to Minister Disaster Management, Punjab, Lahore.