GILGIT, Might 19 (INP): Supra-Glacial Lake fashioned on the Shisper Glacier in Gilgit Baltistan has began receding with a water discharge of 200 cusecs to 220 cusecs per day under the surging glacier which dominated out threat of glacial flooding, citing Gilgit Baltistan Catastrophe Administration Authority state radio reported.
In line with the GBDMA, it’s routine circulation of water which often pours in summer season season at 400 cusecs.
The satellite tv for pc photographs acquired by Pakistan Meteorological Division present the glacial lake at Shisper Glacier to be contracting which had mitigated the catastrophe threat, an official stated.
There is likely to be two causes for plummeting dimension of the glacier, primarily below floor discharge of water and the upward motion together with the penetration of the glacier into lake which consequently obtained submerged into the glacier, official stated.
The isotopic evaluation would assist decide the supply of water discharging beneath the glacier as at current it was not for positive both the water rolling down was glacial lake or the glacier’s melting water.
There isn’t any want for displacing the area people of Hassanabad Village and surrounding areas as there was no glacial lake outburst or flooding threat the place the water circulation is regular,” the Authority Official stated.
“We’ve requested the PMD to share newest satellite tv for pc photographs of Shisper Glacier to determine the prevailing state of affairs,” the official additional stated.