Avalanche Warning Sounded In 11 Districts

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Srinagar- An avalanche warning was issued in 11 districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday in view of heavy snowfall in the higher reaches in the last three days, officials said here.

A ‘medium danger’ avalanche warning has been issued for the higher reaches of Kishtwar, Kupwara and Bandipora districts, they said.

The officials added that a ‘low danger’ warning was issued for the higher reaches of Poonch, Rajouri, Ramban, Doda, Anantnag, Kulgam, Baramulla, Ganderbal districts of the J&K besides Leh district of union territory of Ladakh.

The authorities have asked people to remain cautious and not venture out in avalanche-prone areas.

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