Avalanche warning issued for 12 districts of Jammu and Kashmir, people advised to take precautions | Srinagar News


JAMMU AND KASHMIR: The Jammu and Kashmir state disaster management authority has issued a warning regarding the likelihood of avalanches occurring in 12 districts, including Anantnag, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Doda, Rajouri, and Poonch, over the next 24 hours.

The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has warned of a potential ‘medium danger’ level avalanche in certain districts, specifically those located at altitudes ranging from 2,000 to 2,500 metres. These districts include Anantnag, Bandipore, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Kupwara, Kulgam, Doda, Kishtwar and Poonch.

While avalanche with a ‘low danger’ level is likely to occur above 2,000 to 2,500 metres over Reasi, Rajouri & Ramban districts in the next 24 hours.
The people living in these areas are advised to take precautions and avoid venturing into avalanche-prone areas for safety purposes, the SDMA added.
(With inputs from ANI)


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