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Avalanche warning issued for some districts in J-K

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

PTI | Updated on: 18 Jan 2017, 07:14:27 PM
Avalanche warning for some districts in J-K


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.

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First Published : 18 Jan 2017, 07:08:00 PM