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Avalanche warning issued for higher reaches in Kashmir’s Kupwara

An Avalanche Warning Has Been Issued For Snow-bound Areas In North Kashmir’s Kupwara District For The Next 24 Hours.

PTI | Updated on: 02 Mar 2017, 08:09:54 PM
Avalanche warning issued for higher reaches in Kashmir’s Kupwara (file photo)

Srinagar:

An avalanche warning has been issued for snow-bound areas in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district for the next 24 hours.

“Deputy Commissioner Kupwara issued fresh avalanche warning valid for next 24 hours for higher reaches and avalanche-prone areas of the district,” an official spokesman said.

He said avalanche warning has been issued for Keran, Karnah, Machil, Tanghdar, Budnamal, Jumgund Nowgam, Kumkadi, higher reaches of Kralpora area and other hilly areas of the district.

“People residing in these areas have been asked to take necessary precaution while moving outside their homes and refrain from venturing outside during the night hours for their own safety,” he added. 

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First Published : 02 Mar 2017, 08:04:00 PM

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