Spillway deepens due to fast erosion

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Gilgit, May 30: Depth of Hunza Lake’s spillway has increased to around 14 feet due to fast erosion, according to information obtained from reliable sources. Erosion at toe of the spillway is relatively higher.

The volume of water passing through the spillway has reportedly increased to around 50 Cusecs.

Let’s remind the readers that around 350 Cusecs of water is already discharging from the lake through five active seepages. Hence the collective rate of water discharge is around 400 Cusecs.

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