SASE issues avalanche alert in Kashmir

SASE issues avalanche alert in Kashmir
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Chandigarh: A medium danger warning was issued on Monday for some avalanche-prone slopes of Jammu and Kashmir above 2,500 metres.
Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) said in a statement that a “medium danger” warning is in place for avalanche-prone slopes above 2,500 metres in Kupwara, Ganderbal and Kargil districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
It said the warning is valid for the next 24 hours, starting at 5 pm on Monday, and advised people not venture into avalanche-prone areas.
The SASE said a fresh spell of snow was witnessed until this morning in Gulmarg (10 cm) and Drass (38 cm) in J&K.

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