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DMA issues avalanche warning to Kupwara, Bandipora districts

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Disaster Management Authority (JKDMA) on Wednesday issued an avalanche warning over higher reaches in two districts of Kashmir division.

In a statement, the authority said that a ‘low’ danger avalanche is likely to occur above 2600 metres above sea level in Kupwara district.

It also warned of a ‘medium’ danger level avalanche above 2500 metres in Bandipora district.

People living in these areas have been in the meantime advised to take precautions and avoid venturing in the avalanche prone areas till further orders, it said.


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