The J&Okay Catastrophe Administration Authority on Sunday warned of an avalanche in eight districts of the Union Territory. The authority stated a medium hazard degree avalanche is probably going in Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Ramban, Bandipore, and Kupwara districts and a low hazard degree avalanche is probably going in Baramulla and Ganderbal districts within the subsequent 24 hours. Folks have been suggested to take precautions and keep away from these areas, the authority stated.
In a climate replace, the IMD stated gentle to reasonable rainfall could be very doubtless over Western Himalayan Area on 22-23 January (Sunday and Monday). Its depth and distribution are very prone to improve thereafter with pretty widespread rainfall and snowfall from twenty fourth to twenty sixth January.
“Remoted heavy rainfall/snowfall additionally doubtless over Jammu-Kashmir-Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh on twenty fourth & twenty fifth and over Uttarakhand on twenty fifth & twenty sixth January, 2023,” the climate division stated.
Earlier this month, a labourer died after an avalanche hit Sonamarg in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. The employee was concerned within the Zojila Tunnel work. His physique was trapped below the snow. The avalanche hit the Sarbal space near Nilgrath, the place Hyderabad-based Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Restricted (MEIL) is concerned within the work on Zojila Tunnel.
Two avalanches reportedly hit the world which had witnessed steady snowfall within the previous 24 hours.
At the moment, Kashmir is going through the harshest climate interval – Chillai Kalan – when the probabilities of snowfall are most and most frequent.
Chillai Kalan begins on December 21 and ends on January 30.