Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Shri Amarnath Yatra Weather forecasting facilities to be upgraded

To ensure higher forecasting of weather scenario for the sleek conduct of Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2012, many initiatives are being taken.

This was disclosed in a very meeting at Raj Bhavan, Srinagar held underneath the Chairmanship of Navin K. Choudhary, Principal Secretary to the Governor and Chief government Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB). Among others, Sonam Lotus, Head of the Meteorological Department participated within the meeting.

It was disclosed that the Meteorological Department is within the method of creating 3 Advanced Warning Systems (AWS) every at the bottom Camps at Baltal and Pahalgam in addition as at the Holy Cave. this can offer higher and a lot of correct prediction of probably weather on a given date. The Meteorological Department has additionally set to put in weather show board at the Nunwan Base Camp in addition as at Baltal Base Camp for the good thing about Yatris. 

It was additionally set that the Meteorological Department can offer instant warning relating to any weather connected disturbances to any or all authorities involved through SMS Service.

Mr. Sonam Lotus informed that the Department is within the method of creating Doppler Radar at Srinagar that the procurement method is at a complicated stage. Once established, this can offer an enormous facility for a lot of correct weather prediction within the Kashmir Valley. this can profit not solely the Yatra however to the overall plenty in Kashmir Valley throughout the year.

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