Avalanche warning issued in J&K, Himachal

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An avalanche warning has been issued on Tuesday for the higher regions of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh for the next 24 hours.

People are advised to stay indoors and to avoid coming out in the vulnerable areas of the two states.


The Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE), part of the Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said areas with altitude of above 3000 metres in Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir are more in danger of medium avalanches.

It further said that light rain is expected in several parts of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir for the next 24 hours.