Avalanche warning

Avalanche warning

Chandigarh: A medium danger avalanche warning was issued on Wednesday for some avalanche-prone districts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.
Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued medium danger avalanche warning valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5:00 pm on Wednesday.
A SASE advisory said medium danger avalanche warning exists for avalanche-prone areas in Baramulla, Kupwara, Ganderbal, Bandipora, Kishtwar and Kargil districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Medium danger avalanche warning for the same period has also been issued for avalanche-prone areas of Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur districts of Himachal Pradesh.
“People are advised not to venture in avalanche-prone slopes or areas during the warning period,” it said.