Medium danger avalanche warning for some areas in J&K, HP

Medium danger avalanche warning for some areas in J&K, HP

A medium danger warning was issued today for some avalanche-prone slopes of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) issued the warning which would be valid for the next 24 hours, starting 5 PM.

"Medium danger" warning is in place for avalanche-prone slopes in Kupwara, Bandipora, Anantnag, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Budgam, Poonch, Doda, Kishtwar and Kargil districts of Jammu and Kashmir, a SASE advisory said here today.

Medium danger avalanche warning for the same period has also been issued for avalanche-prone slopes in Kullu, Chamba, Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur districts of Himachal Pradesh.

"People are advised to keep clearing the snow deposition from rooftop of their houses/bunkers to avoid damages," it said.

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