Avalanche warning for some districts in J&K and Himachal

CHANDIGARH: A medium danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche prone districts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued medium danger avalanche warning valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 PM today.

A SASE advisory said medium danger avalanche warning exists for avalanche prone areas in Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Kishtwar, Rajouri, Doda, Poonch and Reasi districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Medium danger avalanche warning for the same period has also been issued for prone areas of Chamba, Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti districts of Himachal Pradesh.

“People are advised not to venture in avalanche prone areas during the warning period,” it said. (AGENCIES)