Cyclone Nisarga: Do’s and Don’ts for people in the affected areas:
|Before cyclone||During and after cyclone|
|Ignore rumors, stay calm and don’t panic||Switch off electrical mains and gas supply. Keep doors and windows shut|
|Keep your mobile phone charged and use SMS||If your house is unsafe, leave early before the onset of the cyclone.|
|Listen to radio, watch TV and read newspapers for the weather updates||Listen to radio/transistor. Drink boiled or chlorinated water|
|Keep your important documents and valuables in water-proof container||Rely only on official warnings.|
|Prepare an emergency kit for safety and survival.||Watch out for broken electrical poles, wires and other sharp objects|
|Secure your house, repair, and don’t leave sharp objects on loose.||Do not go into damaged buildings.|
|Untie cattle/animals for their safety||Seek a safety shelter as soon as possible.|
The fishermen should keep a radio with extra batteries handy and they should not venture out in sea until official orders.
How to make an emergency kit?
— NDMA India (@ndmaindia) June 2, 2020