Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority (DMA) has issued Avalanche warning on Tuesday for the upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. The warning is issued after intermittent moderate to heavy snowfall during the last more than three days.
An official informed that medium level avalanche warning has been issued for higher reaches of Poonch, Rajouri, Doda, Kishtwar in Jammu and Anantnag, Kulgam, Kupwara and Bandipora in Kashmir valley. “A medium level avalanche warning has also been issued for Waltengu Nad, South and North portals of Jawahar Tunnel, Verinag, Kapran, Chowkibal-NC Pass, Gurez, Dawar and Neeru.
He also informed that a low-level avalanche warning has been issued for upper reaches of Udhampur in Jammu, Baramulla and Gandrebal in Kashmir, besides Kargil in the Union Territory of Ladakh. Low-level warning has also been issued for Sonamarg-Zojila, Z-Gali- Kalaroose, Kanzalwan, Tangmarg and world-famous ski resort of Gulmarg.
People living in these areas are advised not to venture outside.