Thu. May 19th, 2022

Heatwave: MET issues GLOF alert for Shispher Glacier in Hunza


ISLAMABAD: Normal than average temperatures, as part of a heatwave project in Pakistan and India, could have detrimental impact on melting of glaciers and cause floods in the region.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department, through a notification issued on April 27, has specifically warned that the volatile Shishper Glacier, located in Hasanabad valley, Hunza, could be impacted.

MET has advised emergency responders and administration to stay ‘vigilant’.

Copy of MET Notification
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