Avalanche warning issued for higher areas of J&K for next 24 hours

An avalanche warning has been issued for higher areas of J&K for the next 24 hours. 

Avalanche warning issued for higher areas of J&K for next 24 hours
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Srinagar: An avalanche warning has been issued for higher areas of J&K for the next 24 hours, as per media reports. 

The warning advised people not to venture in these areas over the next 24 hours.

'Medium danger' avalanche warning exists for avalanche prone areas above 3,500 metres altitude of Ganderbal and Kargil districts of Jammu and Kashmir, the advisory said, as per PTI.

An advisory, issued by Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) which comes under the Ministry of Defence, will remain effective for 24 hours beginning 5 PM today.

The SASE release said Drass (5 cm) had received fresh snowfall while Banihal Top (16 mm), Gulmarg (28 mm), and Pharkian (34 mm) had received rainfall in the last 24 hours.

(With Agency inputs)

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