Jammu & Kashmir

Avalanche warning issued for 11 districts in JK

A file photo of snow avalanche in north Kashmir.

Srinagar: The administration has warned of an avalanche in eleven districts of Jammu and Kashmir in the next 24 hours.

The Jammu and Kashmir State Disaster Management Authority on Sunday warned of a “medium danger level” above 2000 metres over Kupwara district in the next 24 hours.

It further said that an avalanche with a ‘low danger level” is likely to occur above 2000 metres over Anantnag, Bandipora, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Ramban and Reasi districts in the next 24 hours.

“People living in these areas are advised to take precautions and avoid venturing in the avalanche-prone areas till further orders,” the JKSDMA said.

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