RAWALPINDI: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has issued a high alert for MurreeGaliyat, and surrounding areas in anticipation of snowfall. Tourists planning to visit these picturesque hill stations are advised to take necessary precautions.

Here are the key points:

  1. Weather Forecast:
    On Monday, there will be a 75% chance of both rain and snow.
    1. Weather conditions are expected to remain uncertain from February 17 to 22.
  2. Precautionary Measures:
    Tourists are urged to plan their trips while considering the weather conditions.
    Thoroughly check vehicles before embarking on journeys.
    Keep essential emergency supplies handy in case of unexpected snowfall.
  3. Murree Administration’s Preparedness:
    The district administration in Murree is ready to handle any situation.
    Various departments are using every possible channel to provide information to tourists. District control room numbers: 051-9269015, 051-9269016, and 051-9269018.
    1. WhatsApp emergency number: 0336-9804229.
  4. Additional Information:
    The MET office has forecasted rain and snowfall for Murree on Sunday and Monday.
    Tire chains must be used in snowy areas.Follow traffic rules for smooth flow on roads. Tourist facilitation centers have been set up at various locations.
    1. In emergencies, contact Punjab emergency service (Rescue 1122) or the Tourism Helpline (1421).
  5. In case of an emergency, call the PDMA helpline at 1129.

Stay safe and enjoy the enchanting snowfall in the Queen of the Hills!

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