Avalanche warning issued for 9 Kashmir districts
Srinagar, Feb 16: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today issued fresh avalanche warning in nine avalanche-prone districts of Kashmir division.
The warning has been issued for the avalanche-prone areas in district Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh of J&K state.
As per an official hand-out, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir has requested the Deputy Commissioners of all these districts to advise the people living in avalanche-prone areas not to venture out to avoid the loss of lives.
The Div Com also directed the concerned DC’s to take all the precautionary measures and to keep the SDRF, police and paramedical staff with ambulances in readiness to avert any untoward incident.