Avalanche warning issued for some places in J&K

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued low danger avalanche warning for the areas above 2,500 m altitude valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 pm.

Avalanche warning issued for some places in J&K

CHANDIGARH: A low danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued low danger avalanche warning for the areas above 2,500 m altitude valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 pm.

A SASE advisory said low danger avalanche warning exists for avalanche-prone areas in Kupwara, Baramulla and Bandipora districts of Jammu and Kashmir. "People are advised not to venture in avalanche-prone slopes/areas during the warning period. People are advised to keep cleaning snow from rooftop of houses/temporary shelters to avoid any sudden collapse," it said.