Delhi Government braces for storm

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The Chief Secretary, Delhi Shri Anshu Prakash today chaired a high-level evening meeting at Delhi Secretariat following the Indian Meteorological Department’s warning about isolated thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds.

The meeting was attended by the senior officers of Ministry of Home Affairs, Indian Meteorological Department,
National Disaster Management Authority, Revenue Department, Environment Department, Health Department, Education Department, Delhi Police, Delhi Traffic Police, Delhi Fire Service, Delhi Transport Corporation, Delhi Jal Board of Delhi Government and all Commissioners of Local Bodies (MCD).

After the high-level meeting, it was decided that Government, Government Aided & Recognized Unaided Schools under Directorate of Education running in Evening/II nd shift shall remain closed on 8.05.2018 (Tuesday) as a precautionary measure. Other schools are also advised to not hold outdoor activities/extracurricular activities during the abovesaid time period.

Whereas in any case of emergency, the citizens of capital can call on a toll-free number 1077 (24×7) of Delhi Disaster Management Authority. The National Disaster Management Authority has issued a Do’s and Don’ts for the citizens for preparedness/Before, during and After.

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