Hurricane Irma: India issues 24-hour helpline in Kingston
India opened the helpline after a warning was issued amid the possibility of Category 5 Hurricane Irma hitting the region.india Updated: Sep 10, 2017 19:06 IST
India on Sunday issued a 24-hour helpline after Jamaica’s Kingston was put on ‘Hurricane’ alert.
India opened the helpline after a warning was issued amid the possibility of Category 5 Hurricane Irma hitting the region.
The National Hurricane Center forecasts that Irma will remain a powerful storm throughout the week.
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar took to twitter and shared helpline numbers and e-mail ids.
“24x7 helpline at High Commission of India, Kingston,” he tweeted.
24x7 helpline at High Commission of India, Kingston pic.twitter.com/lHqsllQku2— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) September 10, 2017
High Commissioner of India M Sevala Naik is in-charge of 24/7 manned control room at the High Commission of India, Kingston.
The details of the control room are below:
M. Sevala Naik, High Commissioner-(+1876) 833-4500 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mohan Parameswaran, Second Secretary/HOC - (+1876) 564 1378 E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Raghuvir Singh, PS to High Commissioner - (+1876) 279 8003 E-mail: email@example.com
First Published: Sep 10, 2017 19:06 IST