Avalanche warning in Kashmir

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 19:05

Srinagar: A medium danger avalanche warning was on Wednesday issued for some snow-bound areas of Kashmir Valley.

The avalanche warning has been issued for snowbound areas of Chowkibal and Tangdhar areas (Kupwara district) by the Jammu and Kashmir State Disaster Management Authority on the basis of information provided by SASE, an official spokesman said.
The warning is valid for the next 24 hours.

"People living in these areas have been advised to take precautionary measures," he added.
Snow avalanches are common in higher reaches of Kashmir after winter months due to fresh downpour or melting of snow.

First Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 19:05
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