High-danger avalanche warning for higher reaches

The divisional administration Kashmir on Sunday issued a high-danger avalanche warning, valid from January 29 to January 30, for avalanche-prone areas of the region.
High-danger avalanche warning for higher reaches
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The divisional administration Kashmir on Sunday issued a high-danger avalanche warning, valid from January 29 to January 30, for avalanche-prone areas of the region.

According to the office of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, the high danger-avalanche warning from January 29 (1700 hrs) to January 30, 2017 (1700 hrs) exists for avalanche-prone slopes in Kupwara, Bandipora,  Baramulla, Ganderbal, Kulgam, and Budgam and Kargil districts of Kashmir division.

"Accordingly, all the Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir Division including Leh and Kargil have been asked to advise people not to venture in avalanche-prone areas and to keep clearing snow depositions from roof tops of their houses/bunkers to avoid damages. Besides to take all precautionary measures so to avert any untoward incident," a spokesman said.

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