Yellow Alert Avalanche Warning In Higher Reaches Of J&K: Report

A yellow alert avalanche warning has been issued for Rajouri, Ramban, Kishtwar, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora and Ganderbal in Jammu and Kashmir.

Yellow Alert Avalanche Warning In Higher Reaches Of J&K: Report

The weather department has predicted heavy rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir districts. (File)

Srinagar:

A yellow alert avalanche warning has been issued for higher reaches of several districts in Jammu and Kashmir by the Disaster Management Authority.

These districts include Rajouri, Ramban, Kishtwar, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora and Ganderbal.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rain and snow over the region for the next few days.

"Under the influence of a fresh Western Disturbance, scattered to fairly widespread precipitation very likely over Jammu and Kashmir, from December 7 to 9. Isolated heavy rain/snow also very likely over Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad on December 8," the IMD tweeted.

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On November 9, five passengers were rescued by the Border Roads Organisation after a snow avalanche hit Zojila Pass. 

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