The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the forecasting physique, has began referring to its meteorological sub-division of Jammu and Kashmir as 'Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad'. Explain that Muzaffarabad and Gilgit-Baltistan fall below Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).
According to media stories, the change within the listing has began showing within the each day forecast for Northwest India launched by IMD from Tuesday. Daily sector-wise forecasts are for all the sub-division and never for any particular area. Senior IMD officers have confirmed the change in title. <! –
There are presently 36 meteorological sub-divisions within the nation. These are outlined alongside state boundaries.
IMD's transfer not solely displays the modified state of affairs of Ladakh as a separate union territory but in addition offers an essential underlying message. This has occurred just a few days earlier than the Supreme Court of Pakistan has allowed the federal authorities to carry elections in Gilgit-Baltistan.