Medium danger’ avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir

A ‘medium danger’ avalanche warning was issued for higher areas of Jammu and Kashmir, advising people not to venture in these areas over the next 24 hours.

An advisory to this effect was issued today by Chandigarh-based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE), which comes under the Ministry of Defence, here.

‘Medium danger’ avalanche warning exists for avalanche prone areas above 3500 metres altitude of Kupwara, Ganderbal, Baramula and Kargil districts of Jammu and Kashmir, the advisory said.