Avalanche warning issued to 6 districts in J&K

SRINAGAR — The authorities on Wednesday issued avalanche warming to six districts of Jammu and Kashmir amid inclement weather conditions.

According to a communique, Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority said avalanche with low danger level is likely to occur above 3000 to 3500 metres above sea level in Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Ramban and Baramulla districts.

The communique also reads that avalanche with medium danger level is likely to occur above 2800 metres in Ganderbal district in the next 24 hours.

“People living in these areas are advised to take precautions and avoid venturing in the avalanche prone areas till further orders,” it reads. — (KNO)