GILGIT: The upsurge of freezing H2O during Hassanabad encampment in Hunza has surged and caused erosion to Karakoram Highway, internal officials pronounced on Sunday.
According to internal police, superfluous freezing H2O has shop-worn a apportionment of a highway and Karakoram Highway has been sealed for vehicular trade during a indicate of Hassanabad.
Due to a situation, trade from Hunza has been diverted to Shayar Chowk and from Ganash to Zilla Nagar, military said. Small vehicles could transport on swap Nagar highway instead of a Karakoram Highway, officials said.
The work has been in swell for reopening of a highway during Hassanabad point, military serve said.
Recently Shisper glacier, located west of Hassanabad village, had surged and a outrageous supra-glacial lake was shaped and locals were fearing it can detonate or crawl causing endless damage.
Gilgit-Baltistan Disaster Management Authority (GBDMA) had also destined residents of a encampment to quit their houses and pierce to aloft altitudes if they hear a summons from a circuitously FWO camp.
The Shisper Glacier swell and successive origination of a dammed lake had combined a fear of a disaster in Hunza.
The Shisper Glacier, a few kilometres from Hasanabad encampment in Hunza, started to swell in May final year.
The surprising swell blocked H2O upsurge from a tide imagining in circuitously Muchuhur Glacier, that routinely falls into Hunza stream during Hasanabad, so combining an synthetic lake. —NNI
Article source: http://www.aaj.tv/2019/06/overflowing-glacial-water-in-hunza-damages-karakoram-highway/