Avalanche warning issued for some districts in J-K

Updated On : 18 Jan , 2017 , 07:14 PM
Avalanche warning for some districts in J-K
Avalanche warning for some districts in J-K
Chandigarh:

A "medium danger" avalanche warning was issued for some districts of Jammu and Kashmir and people were advised not to venture into vulnerable areas.

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment in an advisory said a medium danger warning exists for avalanche-prone slopes above an altitude of 2800 metres in Anantnag, Kupwara and Baramulla districts of Jammu and Kashmir for the next 24 hours starting 5 PM on Wednesday.

It advised people not to venture into such areas during the period. SASE said Bahihal Top gauged 42 cm, Gulmarg 7 cm and Drass 3 cm of snow in Jammu and Kashmir, while Dhundi and Pastio in Himachal Pradesh got 10 cm and 6 cm of precipitation respectively.

First Published : Wednesday, January 18, 2017 07:08 PM
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