Advertisement

Updated January 29th, 2024 at 18:14 IST

Urgent Avalanche Alert in 2 Districts of Jammu and Kashmir in Next 24 Hours

People living in these areas are advised to take precautions and avoid venturing in the avalanche prone areas till further orders.

Digital Desk
Kashmir Avalanche
Kashmir Avalanche | Image:Unsplash/Representative
Advertisement

Srinagar: A low-intensity avalanche has been issued in North Kashmir. The low-danger level avalanche is likely to occur above 2600 to 2800 metres above sea level over Kupwara and Ganderbal districts respectively in next 24 hours. People living in these areas are advised to take precautions and avoid venturing in the avalanche prone areas till further orders.

Every year, many tourists and skiers get trapped in the upper reaches of Kashmir.  Last year, two Polish skiers died in Gulmarg due to a massive avalanche in Gulmarg.

Advertisement

Snow avalanches are frequent in higher reaches of Kashmir during January and February, especially after fresh snowfall.

(With inputs from PTI)

Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Published January 29th, 2024 at 17:32 IST

Your Voice. Now Direct.

Send us your views, we’ll publish them. This section is moderated.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Whatsapp logo