Avalanche warning issued

The Divisional Administration, Kashmir?today issued an avalanche?warning?for next 24 hours for hilly and?avalanche?prone areas of Kashmir valley and Kargil district.

According to a statement of Divisional Administration, ?High danger?avalanche?warning?valid for next 24 hours from?February 17 to February 18, 2017?(1700 hrs) exists for?avalanche?prone slopes in Bandipora district.?

?While as medium danger?avalanche?warning?exists for?avalanche?prone slopes of Baramulla, Kupwara, Ganderbal and Kargil districts of Kashmir Division? the statement added.

Accordingly, all concerned Deputy Commissioners have been asked to take precautionary measures in their respective districts and advise people not to venture in?avalanche?prone areas during the aforementioned?period?and monitor the situation regularly to avert any untoward incident.

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