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Avalanche warning in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Dec 16: Authorities on Sunday issued an avalanche warning for the higher reaches of the Kashmir Valley, advising them to move about with utmost caution.Aamir Ali, head of disaster management in the valley, said:
IANS December 16, 2012 11:55 IST
IANS
Srinagar, Dec 16: Authorities on Sunday issued an avalanche warning for the higher reaches of the Kashmir Valley, advising them to move about with utmost caution.



Aamir Ali, head of disaster management in the valley, said: "Medium danger avalanche warning is issued for people living in Keran, Tangdhar, Machil, Chowkibal, Gurez, Bannihal, Uri and Gulmarg areas.

"People are advised to take precaution and not to venture about in avalanche-prone areas."

There has been heavy snowfall in rhw higher reaches in the past three days. The weather office has forecast "fair weather" in the Kashmir Valley from Monday.

After remaining closed for two days, the busy Jammu-Srinagar highway was reopened for traffic Sunday.