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Avalanche warning issued for higher reaches in Jammu & Kashmir

Last Updated on January 6, 2022 at 6:37 pm

Medium danger avalanche warning exists for the higher reaches (above 2000 meters) of the following Tehsils for the next 24 hours:

Shahbad Bala, Sallar, Pahalgam, Kokernag (Anantnag), Tulail, Gurez (Bandipora), Uri, Buniyar, Gulmarg (Baramulla), Gund, Kangan, Sonamarg (Ganderbal), Drass (Kargil), Warwan, Mughal Maidan, Marwah, Drabshalla, Chattroo (Kishtwar), Bhaderwah (Doda), Devsar, Damhal Hanji Pora (Kulgam), Trehgam, Machil, Lalpora, Kralpora, Keran, Karnah (Kupwara), Surankote (Poonch), Banihal and areas around Jawahar Tunnel (Ramban).

The Disaster Management Authority has cautioned people living in these areas to take precautions and avoid venturing on the avalanche prone slopes.