Divisional admin issues avalanche warning

Divisional admin issues avalanche warning

SRINAGAR: Divisional Administration Kashmir Thursday issued an avalanche warning for next 24-hours for hilly and avalanche prone areas of Kashmir Valley and Kargil district.
“High danger avalanche warning valid for next 24-hours from April 06 to April 07, 2017 exists for avalanche prone slopes of Kargil. While as medium danger avalanche warning exists for Kupwara, Bandipora, and Baramulla districts of Kashmir Division during the same period,” a statement of the Divisional Administration said.
Accordingly, all concerned Deputy Commissioners have been asked to take precautionary measures in their respective districts and advise people not to venture in avalanche prone areas during the aforementioned period and monitor the situation regularly to avert any untoward incident.

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