Massive Snow Avalanche Many vehicles were pressed near the Khardungla Pass after the snowfall and snowfall in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. Some people are also likely to be depressed in the snow. Army and police have started rescue and rescue work.
There has been heavy avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh, which has hit many vehicles in the grip. These vehicles are buried under ice. There is a possibility of at least 10 people in these vehicles. At the same time, the team of Indian Army arrived at the scene after getting information about this incident and started the relief and rescue operation. However, due to the momentous change in the weather, the army is facing a lot of problems in relief and rescue work.(Massive Snow Avalanche)
Let me tell you that the snowy tornado continues in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh including Ladakh. It is being told that at around 7 am on Friday, the mountain of snow collapsed in Khardungla of Ladakh on the middle of the road, with many tourists coming in the flurry. This is the world’s highest road at Khardungla Pass, where the temperature is minus less than 15. Many tourists are said to be buried in the snow. Apart from this, many people are also trapped in the snow storm, the efforts to save them are continuing.
Jammu & Kashmir: 10 people trapped under snow after an avalanche occurred in Khardung La, Ladakh. Search operation underway. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/etWuxJLo1f
— ANI (@ANI) January 18, 2019
Massive Snow Avalanche
No information has been found yet about the tourists coming to this avalanche. At the same time, the Meteorological Department has predicted heavy snowfall in the Kashmir Valley and Himachal Pradesh for the next two days. Army and police personnel are searching for people buried in the snow. Earlier, on January 3, 2019, a young soldier was killed in avalanches in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir, while a young man was seriously injured. At the time of the incident, both of the soldiers were posted in the post of Army located in the constituency of Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
The young man who was martyred at the beginning of the new year was part of the army’s 44RR. The avalanche was held at four o’clock in the morning on January 3. During this time, Lance Naik Sapna Mehra was stationed near LoC on Indo-Pak border. He was a resident of Kangra in Himachal Pradesh. Apart from this, the youth who was injured in avalanches have been identified as Harpreet Singh of Punjab. He was admitted to Army Hospital in critical condition. At the same time, after the avalanche, the army launched relief and rescue operations in the area.
Let us tell you that the incidents of avalanches in the Kashmir Valley are often exposed. Last year, in many areas like Tangdhar, Machil, avalanches and snow storms killed many people. Indian Army soldiers are also involved in those who lost their lives in avalanches and snow storms. In the winter months, the temperature in the Kashmir valley reaches from -10 to -50 degree Celsius. There is a continuous round of heavy cold weather ‘Chillai Kalan’ which lasted for 40 days. It will run until January 31. An official of the Meteorological Department said that on 22 January torrential rain and severe snowfall is expected.
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