Wind Storm declared as Cyclone
306 passengers airlifted
Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Aamir Ali in the office of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir said the storm had reached a maximum speed of 80 Km/Hour and had crossed the threshold of 34 knots (62 Km/Hour) which is the basic requirement for declaring wind storm as a Cyclone.
He said that an order to this effect was issued by Commissioner/Secretary to Government, Revenue Department B.A.Runyal vide Government Order No: Rev(ER) 76 of 2012 dated: 22.03.2012.
In view of the order issued by the State Government, the damaged properties affected by the wind storm will now be eligible for relief under norms.
Meanwhile 225 passengers were airlifted from
On 23rd March 2012, IL-76 aircraft has been arranged from
Tags: Wind Storm Declared , Cyclone
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