Avalanche warning for some places in Jammu and Kashmir

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Chandigarh | Published: January 19, 2018 6:10:22 PM

A low danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

AVALANCHE warning, avalanche alert in kashmir, kashmir avalanche alertA SASE advisory said low danger avalanche warning exists for avalanche-prone areas in Kupwara, Baramulla and Bandipora districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

A low danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone areas of Jammu and Kashmir. Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued low danger avalanche warning for the areas above 2,500 m altitude valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 pm. A SASE advisory said low danger avalanche warning exists for avalanche-prone areas in Kupwara, Baramulla and Bandipora districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

“People are advised not to venture in avalanche-prone slopes/areas during the warning period. People are advised to keep cleaning snow from roof top of houses/temporary shelters to avoid any sudden collapse,” it said.

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