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ISLAMABAD, 17TH JUN, 2022: GLOF ALERT IN GB– DEPARTMENTS TO STAY VIGILANT, NDMA

 

GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE

NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

ISLAMABAD

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 PRESS RELEASE 

GLOF Alert in GB– Departments to stay vigilant, NDMA 

Islamabad, 17th Jun, 2022:   On the basis of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Glacial Lake Outburst Flood alert owing to prevailing weather conditions and rain spells in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued instructions to GBDMA and DDMAs to remain observant and vigilant. There is an increased possibility of GLOF/Flash floods, landslides and gusty winds in vulnerable areas of GB. 

GBDMA has been directed to coordinate with concerned departments to ensure arrangement & pre-placement of necessary inventory/equipment along with availability of emergency services personnel at vulnerable locations, in case of any blockage, road closure and damage.  Departments are further directed to forewarn the local community, tourists and travelers in at-risk areas to stay vigilant and avoid unnecessary travel/movement.