Srinagar: The Meteorological department Kashmir Wednesday warned that vulnerability of avalanches at higher reaches will increase; as more snowfall in next 24 hours is expected in the valley.
Director MeT, Sonam Lotus while talking said that next 24 hour will be crucial as more snowfall is expected; particularly at higher reaches of Kashmir.
He said, “The vulnerability of avalanches will increase more as we are expecting more snow for next 24 hours in Kashmir.”
Sonam Lotus said that people who are living at higher reaches like Gurez, Keran, Machil, Uri and Sonamarg need to be vigilant.
“People from higher areas need to be vigilant and better to remain indoors and in safe places,” Sonam Lotus said.
The divisional administration of Kashmir has appealed people not to worry and take safety measures.
The District headquarters have been asked to take all precautionary measures for the safety of people.
Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, and Kupwara have setup control rooms and asked people to contact in need. (KNS)