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Glacier bursts in Golen valley; warning of more floods

Chitral: The Azghor glacier in Golen valley of Chitral has burst causing flood and damage to property though no loss of lives has been reported. The valley houses the 108 Megawatt powerhouse which remained intact but as precautionary measure the water supply to the reservoir was cut off and the powerhouse is functioning on reserve water stored for the purpose. Glacial burst has happened after four years and sudden and extreme temperatures may be indicative of glacial flash floods in the two months ahead. .. CN report, 08 Jul 2019

2 thoughts on “Glacier bursts in Golen valley; warning of more floods

  1. The greed in humans to have more is destroying the planet earrh. Instead of having more, more is being lost. Global warming is just one of the facets of such greed.

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