Srinagar: Authorities in south Kashmir Kulgam district on Monday evacuated 27 families from Waltengo Nard area in view of avalanche warning following heavy snowfall.
"Police and Army has evacuated 27 families from Waltengo Nard in view of the avalanche warning," a police spokesman said.
He said Police and Army evacuated 27 families consisting of 58 people from Waltengo Nard and shifted them to Government High School Nowbugh.
The civil administration have made adequate ration, heating and other arrangements for these families, the spokesman said.
The authorities have issued an avalanche warning for areas close to mountains in the Valley in view of heavy snowfall since yesterday.