Avalanche warning for Kupwara, Baramulla, B'pora

A SASE advisory said low danger avalanche warning exists for avalanche-prone areas in Kupwara, Baramulla and Bandipora districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

PTI
Chandigarh, Publish Date: Jan 20 2018 1:00AM | Updated Date: Jan 20 2018 1:00AM
Avalanche warning for Kupwara, Baramulla, B'poraFile Photo

A low danger avalanche warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued low danger avalanche warning for the areas above 2,500 metre altitude valid for the next 24 hours starting at 5 pm.

A SASE advisory said low danger avalanche warning exists for avalanche-prone areas in Kupwara, Baramulla and Bandipora districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

"People are advised not to venture in avalanche-prone slopes/areas during the warning period. People are advised to keep cleaning snow from roof top of houses/temporary shelters to avoid any sudden collapse," it said.