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Glacier Melting event report

Category: Glacier Melting
Observation: 14.06.2010
Continent: Asia
Country: Pakistan
State: State of Balochistán
Area: Attabad lake
Location:
Severity: Hight
Event details
Another lake has been formed at Shamshal, north of the Attabad lake, due to melting of a glacier, reported a private TV channel on Sunday. Quoting sources, the TV channel said that Shamshal nullah was blocked in wake of the melting of a glacier, some 60 kilometres away from Hunza. Resultantly, another lake was spawned, where the water level is continuously going up, the channel added. The newly-formed lake has endangered some 170 villages. Meanwhile, teams have been sent to review the situation.
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