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Lake due to landslide in Hunza, Pakistan

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Five months ago, on January 4th, 2010 in the remote Hunza River Valley of northern Pakistan, a massive landslide buried the village of Attabad, destroying 26 homes, killing 20 people, and damming up the Hunza River.


The lake is now over 300 feet deep and had a storage of 2MAF and a bigger threat than the landslide itself.


The Spillway made in the lake is discharging at close to 5000 cusecs which is equal to the inflow and thus level of water is not falling.


Please share any previous experiences/solutions to such type of catastrophe.



Best regards,

Shiraz Shahid.