Avalanche Warning Issued For Srinagar

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Jammu: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have issued a low-danger avalanche warning for high altitude areas of various districts in the state, including the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, advising people to take precautionary measures.

“On the basis of information received from the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE), low-danger avalanche warning has been issued for various high altitude areas,” an official spokesperson said.

The low-danger avalanche warning has been issued for Baramulla, Gulmarg, Furkian-Z Gali and Kargil and Leh Districts, Kupwara-Chowkibal-Tangdhar, Kulgam, Badgam, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal Kargil and Bandipora-Kanzalwan-Gurez sector and Srinagar-Jammu National Highway for next 24 hours, he said.

He said the people living in these avalanche-prone areas have been advised by the disaster management authority to take precautionary measure.

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