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Avalanche warning in Kashmir Valley

Published: 16th December 2012 01:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th December 2012 01:18 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

Authorities 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 the higher reaches in the past three days. The weather office has forecast "fair weather" in the Kashmir Valley from Monday.



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