[News] Attabad Lake rises amid bad weather
June 15, 2010 Leave a comment
photo courtesy: World News
ISLAMABAD, Jun 14 (APP): The water level at a lake generated by natural disaster in Attabad area of Hunza is persistently rising, as it rose higher by one more inch on Monday. According to a private news channel quoting official sources, the glacier melting caused to further increase inflows into the Lake to 5600 cusecs with outflow standing at 5300 cusecs. The Lake level mounted by seven inches as inflows into the Lake enhanced.
Meantime, helicopter service is feared to be discontinued today as Hunza is overcast with clouds and Gilgit is receiving showers.
It was notified that Gilgit-Hunza section of Karakoram Highway will remain open till 4pm on Monday and during this while, the transportation of relief goods will continue.