Water outflow from Hunza Lake reaches to 1400 cusecs.
HUNZA, June 02, 2010 (Frontier Star): The water outflow from Hunza
Lake has reached to 1400 cusecs while more than 48 houses of Tehsil
Gojaal would submerge in the lake. According to media reports, the
seepage from the spillway has reached to 1400 cusecs and the water level
in the lake has been soared to 8.5 feet and length of the lake has
reached to 35 kilometre. Due to water pressure craters have formed in
the spillway that could cause damage of the spillway. The land erosion
is 40 % near spillway while the lake has risen 3 feet towards Tehsil
Gojaal and the lake is 363 feet deep from Attabad. 6 houses in Gilmit
and 4 in Shashkat have submerged in the lake water. According to
statistics the lake has submerged 245 houses till now. Geological
experts said that break of embankment would take some time but next 48
hours are very important in this regard.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)