More snow, avalanches expected in next 24 hours: Sonum Lotus

KL News Network

Srinagar

The Meteorological department Kashmir has warned that vulnerability of avalanches at higher reaches will increase; as more snowfall in next 24 hours is expected.

Director MeT, Sonam Lotus said that next 24 hour will be crucial as more snowfall is expected; particularly at higher reaches of Kashmir.

He said that, “The vulnerability of avalanches will increase more as we are expecting more snow for next 24 hours in Kashmir.”

Sonam Lotus said that people who are living at higher reaches like Gurez, Keran, Machil, Uri and Sonamarg need to vigilant.

“People from higher areas need to vigilant and better to remain indoors and safe places,” Sonam Lotus said.

The divisional administration of Kashmir, has appealed people not to worry and take safety measures.

The District headquarters have asked to take all precautionary measures for the safety of people.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, and Kupwara, have setup control rooms and asked people to contact in need.

Anantnag: 01932228701, 9797880880 for the convenience of the people regarding snow clearance. As for any other help, people were asked to contact on 9419047052 and 9596422239.

DC Kupwara, GH Mohammed Dar, said that in case of any emergency contact district administration of Control Room no: 01955-252280, 253335, 9596472005, PCR Kupwara and Handwara on 01955-252451 and 01955-262295.

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