High danger avalanche warning issued

KL News Network

Srinagar

Divisional Administration Kashmir on Saturday issued a high danger avalanche warning for next 24-hours for hilly and avalanche prone areas of Kashmir Valley and Kargil district.

The warning has been issued for avalanche prone slopes of Kulgam, Shopian, Baramulla, Kupwara, Ganderbal, Bandipora and Kargil districts of Kashmir Division for next 24-hours from February 18 to February 19, 2017 (1700 hrs). Besides, medium danger avalanche warning has been issued for avalanche prone slopes of Islamabad district.

Accordingly, all concerned Deputy Commissioners have been asked to take precautionary measures in their respective districts and advise people not to venture in avalanche prone areas during the aforementioned period and monitor the situation regularly to avert any untoward incident.

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