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Glacial Lake Formed by Khurdopin’s Surge Under Observation for Possible Outburst Flood in Summers

Glacial Lake Formed by Khurdopin’s Surge Under Observation for Possible Outburst Flood in Summers

With Khurdopin glacier in its surge phase since last year, disaster management teams in the Gilgit-Baltistan region are monitoring a lake formed by the glacier’s blockage of Shimshal River for possible outburst floods in summer months. A study of Khurdopin glacier using …Continue reading

11 Million Pakistanis at Risk of Flooding by 2040: Report

Unless governments urgently boost their flood defenses, millions of people across the world will be at risk from river flooding in the next 20 years, scientists said on Wednesday. As global warming increases, likelihood of severe rainfall would also rise, says a …Continue reading

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