Overall Green alert Flood
in Pakistan

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101403
Death: 0
Displaced: -
Countries: Pakistan
From - To 07 May - 09 May

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Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan, Early May 2022Flooding destroyed a bridge and homes in areas of Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan Province, Pakistan on 07 May 2022. Police said the damage has disrupted traffic on the Karakoram Highway. Local media and observers said warm weather triggered a Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) from the Shishper glacier.Sun 8 May 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 25 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Footage Shows Concrete Bridge In Pakistan Getting Washed Away After A ... 2022-05-12T21:42+0200.

A concrete bridge on the Karakoram Highway in Hunza’s Hassanabad district collapsed on Saturday, causing traffic congestion and forcing passengers to find another route. Following the glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) from the Shishper Gla
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Hai mai sentito parlare di inondazioni da collasso di laghi glaciali? ... 2022-05-12T16:25+0200.

Un paio di giorni fa in Pakistan un ponte è stato spazzato via da un'inondazione provocata dal collasso di un lago ghiacciato. Un fenomeno raro e che non ci riguarda? Niente affatto, quanto avvenuto in Asia dovrebbe preoccuparci tutti. S
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Senate body recommends to set committee for managing GLOFs2022-05-12T13:31+0200.

The Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change on Thursday recommended to form a committee based on federal and provincial stakeholders to tackle glacial lake outburst floods in the northern areas of the country. ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint /
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Meteo cronaca diretta: Pakistan, un fiume in piena ingoia un ponte (vi ... 2022-05-11T18:35+0200.

Dopo le temperature record e il caldo eccezionale dei giorni scorsi in Pakistan , una inondazione al collasso del ghiacciao Shishper ha spazzato via il ponte di Hassanabad di Hunza nella zona del Pamir. Il VIDEO in alto.

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