Avalanche warning Issued in Ganderbal District

Ubeer Naqushbandi


As a precautionary measure district administration of Ganderbal has declared warning in avalanche prone areas of the district.

Speaking to Kashmir Life DC Ganderbal Showkat Ajaz said, “In upper reaches of sub-division Kangan particularly Gund to Sonamarg area and Tehsil Lar particularly Watlar, Waliwar, Chounti-Waliwar, Chathangulabpora, warning has been issued to keep people alert.”

“People have been advised not to venture near slopes of forest, hilly areas and other avalanche prone areas,” he said.

People have been further asked to keep cleaning the snow from roof tops of their houses to avoid damages in case of further snowfall.

The administration has also enjoined upon District and traffic Police, all the Tehsildars, Health, Mechanical Engineering Department, Beacon, R&B, PMGSY,PDD,I&FC,CA&PD Department, Disaster Management Committee of the District to be in ready state and  keep their men and machinery ready state to avoid the disruption of essential service and loss to life and property.

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