DC Srinagar cautions people against playing, walking on frozen parts of Dal lake

Srinagar:The deputy commissioner Srinagar Syed Abid Rasheed Shah Saturday cautioned people against walking or playing on the frozen parts of Dal Lake.

Shah requested the people to desist from such actions. “It is dangerous and potentially life-threatening.”

Kashmir valley reels under a cold wave since the beginning of Chillai e Kalan, the harshest forty days of winter”. The temperatures have plummeted several notches below the freezing point leading to the freezing of certain parts of Dal Lake.

“ADVISORY. Due to sub-zero temps in Srinagar, parts of Dal Lake freeze these days, esp at the banks & interiors. It is DANGEROUS & potentially LIFE THREATENING to walk/play on it. It is requested to take note & desist from any such action. Friends in the media may pl disseminate,” Shah Tweeted.

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