Phek DC issues monsoon advisory

PHEK, JUNE 20 (MExN): In view of the onset of monsoon season and occurrence of occasional heavy rainfall in the district, the DC and Chairman of the District Disaster Management Authority, Phek has issued prohibition order against venturing out to the river banks for picnic, fishing etc. The order stated that there is possibility of water logging, flash floods, landslides and raising water level and rivers and streams due to heavy participation in the catchment areas. Further, all concerned Area Administrative Officers/Head of the Departments/Village Disaster Management Authority/Village Council Authorities and Ward Authorities in the district have been directed to be on standby to attend any emergencies resulting from natural calamities during the current year.