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Artificial lake causes flood in Gilgit-Baltistan after glacier melting

GILGIT: An artificial lake that had sprung up in the Ishkoman valley of Ghizer district in Gilgit-Baltistan region, is now overflowing and created flood-like situation in the adjoining areas. Army medical corps has been deployed in the area and it has started to provide aid and rescue to the affected people. The flood flow has affected the adjacent areas and many including Gahkuch and other low lying areas are now being evacuated to avoid the wrath of the disaster. There have been no reports of dead however the flood has…

Artificial lake springs up in Gilgit village after glacier melting

GILGIT: An artificial lake has sprung up in the Ishkoman valley of Ghizer district, Gilgit-Baltistan,¬†after melting of a small glacier Following the glacier melt, at least 30 houses were inundated as well as cultivated land, a link road and cattle farms. Several vehicles were also washed away in its wake. The water has submerged more than 30 houses, cultivated land, a link road and cattle farms and washed away over a dozen vehicles and hundreds of cattle head in the upstream areas. Ghizer Shuja Alam, Deputy Commissioner…