VIDEO: Dramatic moment huge avalanche hits mountain village

A massive avalanche struck a quiet mountain village in Jammu and Kashmir, India, creating a dramatic scene as it cascaded down the valley. Fortunately, there were no casualties reported, but cautionary measures have been advised in the area.
the massive avalanche struck a quiet mountain village in Jammu and Kashmir, India, creating a dramatic scene as it cascaded down the valley. Fortunately, there were no casualties reported, but cautionary measures have been advised in the area.
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A huge avalanche has hit a sleepy mountain village.

Onlookers watched on as the enormous icy mass rolled down and into the valley below.

The avalanche continued building mass and swept across the valley before hitting a slope on the other side.

A worker was seen fleeing for his life before the snowslide, rising like a large cloud, battering the opposite mountainside.

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The avalanche was filmed hitting Sarbal in the Indian region of Jammu and Kashmir on 8 February.

Local media said it was the biggest avalanche of the year so far.

The area has reported high levels of snowfall since the first week of February.

According to reports, the landslip hit a tunnel construction site on the Srinagar-Leh Highway and caused some damage to nearby properties.

However, no casualties were reported.

The local government issued an avalanche warning for the higher reaches of the valley.

Residents have been advised to avoid any known avalanche hotspots for at least the next 24 hours.

One local commented: “In winter, avalanches are the prime entertainment for us.”

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Social Media comment on the video post. (Picture: Jam Press)

Another said: “Tampering with the nature is not good for us.”

Sandeep wrote: “Terrible, hope there is no loss of any life or property.”

Farhan remarked: “We should not go to such a place which can put our life at risk, it can be very dangerous.”

social media comment on the massive avalanche struck a quiet mountain village in Jammu and Kashmir, India, creating a dramatic scene as it cascaded down the valley. Fortunately, there were no casualties reported, but cautionary measures have been advised in the area.
Social Media comment on the video post. (Picture: Jam Press)

Mushtaq commented: “Care and Respect the Nature.”

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