We just heard that the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted thunderstorms and gusty winds in the capital for the next 48 hours. According to the IMD weather office, we can only expect the storm to clear up by May 9 – so prepare yourself accordingly. Just in case you get caught in the storm, here’s a list of a few important numbers that you should keep in hand.
Helpline for women : 1091
Ambulance service : 102, 011-26594405 (AIIMS emergency)
Traffic police helpline (New Delhi) : 1095
Delhi police helpline (New Delhi) : 1090
Centralised Accident & Trauma Services (CATS – New Delhi) : 102, 1099
For disaster management services: 108, 1078
For road accident emergency services: 1073
Fire services: 101
For car repairs: 011-47090909 (Crossroads) , +91 85 10 851 038 (Racehelpline)
For ambulance for animals (Friendicoes): 011- 24320707, 24320303, 24314787
Just note that they provide medical assistance only between 9am to 9pm. You’ll either have to drop the stray yourself to their space in Defence Colony, or they can come and pick the animal up in exchange for a small donation.
We first read the news here.