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Monsoon arrives in Delhi: Dos and don'ts to stay safe

The NDMA has issued necessary measures to be followed during the monsoon season

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: June 28, 2018 11:14 IST ]
NDMA issues advisory for safety during monsoon 
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NDMA issues advisory for safety during monsoon 

Rain lashed Delhi in the early hours of Thursday with the monsoon reaching few parts of North India. The Indian Meteorological Department had on Wednesday informed that the national capital is expected to receive showers in the next 24-48 hours.

The water levels in rivers and major dams in the country is being observed by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). The agency has also been monitoring the overall weather conditions of the country since the season has commenced.

The NDMA has issued dos and don’ts to stay safe during monsoons and floods.

India Tv - Listen to radio, watch TV and read newspapers for weather updates 

Image Source : NDMA

Listen to radio, watch TV and read newspapers for weather updates 

India Tv - Use disinfectants to keep your surroundings clean

Image Source : NDMA

Use disinfectants to keep your surroundings clean

India Tv - Prepare a kit with all necessary items for safety and survival during emergency 

Image Source : NDMA

Prepare a kit with all necessary items for safety and survival during emergency 

India Tv - Wear suitable footwear in case you cannot avoid stepping into the flood water 

Image Source : NDMA

Wear suitable footwear in case you cannot avoid stepping into the flood water 

India Tv - Keep distance from electric poles and uprooted power lines to avoid electrocution

Image Source : NDMA

Keep distance from electric poles and uprooted power lines to avoid electrocution

India Tv - Boil water before drinking to avoid illness

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Boil water before drinking to avoid illness

India Tv - Move to higher grounds and safer places if you need to evacuate

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Move to higher grounds and safer places if you need to evacuate

India Tv - Eat dry and freshly cooked food to remain healthy. Keep food items covered 

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Eat dry and freshly cooked food to remain healthy. Keep food items covered 

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