Gilgit, May 29: Water rise level in the Hunza Lake was reportedly 1-inch per hour during last night. The free board has come down to 8 inches, according to informed sources. At the present rate water may start gradually spilling over by 2 O’clock today.
According to experts the gradual spillover may continue for hours and a flood-like wave might be released after the water has deeply eroded the lake barrier.
Traffic on the KKH remains suspended and around 17,000 people spent another night in tents in Gilgit, Hunza – Nagar and Diamir districts.