Avalanche warning issued for over 12 J&K Dists

Srinagar: Amid fresh snowfall, Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority (JKDMA) on Saturday issued an avalanche warning for several districts in the Union Territory.

They advised people against venturing out into the avalanche-prone areas.

The JKSDMA said a “low-danger” avalanche was likely to occur above 2200 metres over Anantnag, Kulgam and Ramban during the next 24 hours.

It added that a medium danger avalanche was likely to occur above 2000 to 2500 metres over Bandipora, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Anantnag, Kulgam, Kupwara, Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Reasi and Rajouri districts in the next 24 hours.

“People living in these areas are advised to take precautions and avoid venturing in the avalanche prone areas,” they said.
Snowfall has been going on in most places in the Kashmir Valley since early Saturday.


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