SASE issues avalanche warning

A "medium danger" avalanche warning was today issued for some districts of Jammu and Kashmir and people were advised not to venture into vulnerable areas.
SASE issues avalanche warning
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A "medium danger" avalanche warning was today 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 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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