Water flow from Glacial Lake at Shisper Glacier normal: GBDMA

GILGIT: Supra-Glacial Lake shaped 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 danger of glacial flooding, citing Gilgit Baltistan Catastrophe Administration Authority state radio reported.

In keeping with the GBDMA, it’s routine move of water which normally pours in summer time season at 400 cusecs.

The satellite tv for pc pictures obtained by Pakistan Meteorological Division present the glacial lake at Shisper Glacier to be contracting which had mitigated the catastrophe danger, an official mentioned.

There is perhaps two causes for plummeting measurement of the glacier, primarily below floor discharge of water and the upward motion together with the penetration of the glacier into lake which consequently bought submerged into the glacier, official mentioned.

The isotopic evaluation would assist decide the supply of water discharging beneath the glacier as at current it was not for certain both the water rolling down was glacial lake or the glacier’s melting water.

There is no such thing as a want for displacing the area people of Hassanabad Village and surrounding areas as there was no glacial lake outburst or flooding danger the place the water move is regular,” the Authority Official mentioned.

“We have now requested the PMD to share newest satellite tv for pc pictures of Shisper Glacier to establish the prevailing state of affairs,” the official additional mentioned.



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