Jammu & Kashmir

Avalanche alert issued for five JK districts

Margan Top or Margan Pass is a mountain pass, connecting Warwan Valley in Kishtwar district with the main Kashmir Valley. [File Photo]

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority (JKDMA) on Monday issued an avalanche alert over higher reaches in five districts for next 24 hours.

The DMA, as per GNS, said that a ‘low’ danger level avalanche is likely to occur above 2800 to 3500 metres above sea level over Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Rajouri and Ganderbal districts.

People living in these areas have been in the meantime advised to take precautions and avoid venturing in the avavalanche one areas till further orders.

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