Avalanche warning issued for Kashmir Division

SRINAGAR: As per a communication of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, there is a danger of avalanches from February 14 to February 15 in avalanche prone areas of Bandipora, Baramulla, Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Kupwara, Ganderbal, Leh and Kargil districts of Kashmir Division.

 The Deputy Commissioners of the concerned districts have been asked to advise people not to venture out in avalanche prone areas.

Meanwhile, on the basis of information received from SASE, High danger avalanche warning has been issued by SASE for Furkian-Z Gali, in Kupwara District and Baramulla district, including Gulmarg sector.

Medium danger warning has been issued for Kupwara-Chowkibal-Tangdhar, Bandipora-Kanzalwan-Gurez and Low danger warning for Ramban, Ganderbal, Anantnag, Kargil, Leh districts and Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.

People living in these avalanche prone areas have been advised by the Disaster Management Authority to take precautionary measures.

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