High danger avalanche warning in valley

Srinagar: With snowfall continuing in higher reaches of the Valley, authorities on Friday issued high danger avalanche warning for several areas close to the LoC.

"A high danger avalanche warning exists for Chowkibal, Tangdhar, Potkha, Gogaldara, Uri, Bandipora and Gurez areas in Kashmir valley," an official of the Natural Disaster Management Cell said here.

He said a similar warning has been issued for Kargil, Batalik and Drass sectors in Ladakh region.

A medium danger avalanche warning has been issued for Gulmarg, Keran, Machil, Gagangir, Sonamarg, Zojilla, and Gumri areas.

People living in these areas have been advised to avoid movement during snowfall and also not to venture close to steep slopes.