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Thunderstorm warning: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory, gives emergency helpline

In Wake Of The Thunderstorm Warning, The Delhi Police Has Started An Emergency Helpline. People Can Contact Delhi Police Civic And Traffic Helpline – 1095, 25844444 – If They Are Caught In Any Trouble During The Storm.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 08 May 2018, 09:14:12 PM
Delhi police issues traffic advisory, starts emergency helpline

New Delhi:

Amid the warning of a thunderstorm accompanied by squall in the national capital, the Delhi Police on Tuesday issued a traffic advisory for the public.

The Police has put the field formulation on alert to remove obstacles like fallen trees and soft structure for the smooth flow of traffic in the city.

Early on Monday night, a dust storm, with wind speed of 70 kilometres per hour, hit the national capital followed by a squall, bringing down the temperature after a hot day.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued fresh warning of a thunderstorm, accompanied by heavy to moderate squall on acorss north India Tuesday.

In wake of the thunderstorm warning, the Delhi police has started an emergency helpline. People can contact Delhi Police civic and traffic helpline – 1095, 25844444 – if they are caught in any trouble during the storm.

The Delhi Traffic Police has issued following guidelines for the public:

  1. Avoid travelling during the storm.
  2. Keep away from overhead electric wires, tinned roofs, trees etc. while stopping or parking vehicles.
  3. In need, take shelter under concrete structure or strong shelters.
  4. Use dipper or parking lights while driving.
  5. Keep yourself updated about weather conditions and plan your journey accordingly.
  6. Be careful and alert. In case of any emergency, call any Delhi police helpline or civic helpline or Traffic police helpline – 1095, 25844444 or whatsapp 8750871493 or tweet @dtptraffic.

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First Published : 08 May 2018, 11:04:15 AM