Amid ‘Flood Woes’, Govt Issues Avalanche Warning

KL Report

SRINAGAR

The divisional administration Thursday issued an avalanche warning for several districts in Valley.

“An avalanche warning exists for next 24 hours in the avalanche prone areas of Kulgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora and Ganderbal districts,” an official statement said this evening.

“In view of the warning, Deputy Commissioners of Kulgam, Pulwama, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora and Ganderbal districts have been asked to advise people not to venture in avalanche prone areas during the said period. During heavy snowfall, people are advised not to occupy and temporarily evacuate those locations which are under fall line of avalanches,” the statement said.

The Deputy Commissioners concerned are asked to take all precautionary measures so as to avert any untoward incident.

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