1km-long lake types on account of landslides in Uttarakhand | India Information

DEHRADUN: Scientists and specialists in Uttarakhand conducting floor survey work for a proposed river-linking undertaking at Pindari glacier, the “first-of-its-kind” within the nation as reported by TOI earlier, have stumbled upon a v-shaped lake that may be a km-long and 50-m broad which has shaped close to Bageshwar’s Kuwari village (located at an altitude of about 1,700 m) due to landslides within the space in 2013 and 2019, studies Kalyan Das.
As a result of influence of the landslides and the lake, the hill slope on which the village is situated is slowly sliding down and obstructing the pure stream of the Pindar river, which merges into the Alaknanda at Karnaprayag in Chamoli, an official mentioned.
The official from the Bageshwar district administration, who wished to stay nameless, informed TOI, “Although the water from the lake is seeping naturally proper now, it could trigger a large flash flood later, resulting in extreme harm in settlements alongside the Pindar and Alaknanda river.”
The official, nevertheless, mentioned that “there was no instant hazard” because of the lake.

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