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JammuJKDMA forewarns of ‘extreme forest fire’ risk in next 7 days

JKDMA forewarns of ‘extreme forest fire’ risk in next 7 days


Srinagar, May 23: Amid soaring temperatures, J&K Disaster Management Authority on Thursday forecasted of ‘extreme forest fire' risk in next seven days across the Himalayan region.

“Extreme forest fire risk is likely to occur over forest areas in next 7 days. people are requested to report the incident (if any) on 112 for prompt response. Dial 112 for any help,” said JK-DMA in an advisory.
Notably, MeT said that the “heat wave” over the plains of J&K was likely to continue for the next six days.
“Overall, no significant activity is expected till May 31,” a MeT official earlier in the day said, adding adding, “Heat wave over plains of  Division & Division is likely to continue during next six days even as hilly districts are also likely to experience hot and dry weather during the next six days.”

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