Avalanche warning issued across Kashmir

Srinagar: The divisional administration of Kashmir issued avalanche warning, for higher areas of Kashmir valley, district headquarters have asked to take all precautionary measures for the safety of people. All the Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir have setup control rooms and asked people to contact in need.

The avalanche warning was issued for higher reaches and avalanche-prone areas of Kashmir from February 03.

Locals of Sonamarg, Ganderbal, Gurez, Bandipora, Uri, Keran, Karnah, Machil, Tangdhar, Budnamal, Jumgund Nowgam, Kumkadi, higher reaches of Kralpora and other sloppy areas of the valley have been asked to take necessary precaution while moving outside their homes and refrain from venturing outside during the night hours for their own safety.In case of emergency contact:

Anantnag: 01932228701, 9797880880 for the convenience of the people regarding snow clearance. As for any other help, people were asked to contact on 9419047052 and 9596422239.
General public have been asked to contact the district administration control room on 01955-252280, 253335, 9596472005, PCR Kupwara/Handwara on 01955-252451 and 01955-262295 respectively Kashmir University

DC Kupwara, GH Mohammed Dar, told KNS that in case of any emergency contact district administration of Control Room no: 01955-252280, 253335, 9596472005, PCR Kupwara and Handwara on 01955-252451 and 01955-262295.

For Ganderbal, contact on 9419035716

For Bandipora contact, on 01957-226085, while as people can also use police help line no 100.


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