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Medium danger avalanche warning issued for some areas in J&K

A medium danger warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone slopes of Jammu and Kashmir above 2,500 metres. Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) said a "medium danger" warning is in place for avalanche-prone

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [Updated:06 Feb 2017, 9:03 PM IST]
Medium danger avalanche warning issued for some areas in
Medium danger avalanche warning issued for some areas in J&K

A medium danger warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone slopes of Jammu and Kashmir above 2,500 metres.

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) said a "medium danger" warning is in place for avalanche-prone slopes above 2,500 metres in Kupwara, Ganderbal and Kargil districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

 

It said the warning is valid for the next 24 hours, starting at 5 PM today, and advised people not venture into avalanche-prone areas.

The SASE said a fresh spell of snow was witnessed until this morning in Gulmarg (10 cm) and Drass (38 cm) in J&K.

 

(With PTI inputs)