Medium danger avalanche warning issued in J-K

JAMMU: The State Government today issued a medium danger avalanche warning in the high altitude areas and advised people living in the avalanche-prone areas to take precautionary measure.

“On the basis of an information received from the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment, a medium danger avalanche warning has been issued for Baramulla, Gulmarg, Furkian and Z-Gali and Kupwara-Chowkibal-Tangdhar in north Kashmir for the next 24 hours,” an official spokesperson said.

He said a low danger warning has been issued for Poonch, Rajouri, Reasi, Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar and Udhampur districts in Jammu division, Anantnag, Kulgam in south Kashmir, Badgam and Ganderbal in central Kashmir. (AGENCIES)