Pakistan: Attabad outflow reaches 17,000 cusecs – Dawn news

Helicopter services and carriage boats had resumed in the Attabad, Gojal region. – (File Photo) Provinces Experts to review condition of Hunza spillway Experts to review condition of Hunza spillway HUNZA: The Attabad lake outpour reached 17,000 cusecs on Sunday while the inflow was 15,910 cusecs. Helicopter services and carriage boats had also resumed in…

Pakistan: Locals start widening Hunza lake spillway – Dawn News

The water level in the lake increased by two inches over the past 24 hours, while erosion around the spillway remained slow. –Photo by AP HUNZA: Hundreds of local people have taken upon themselves a much-awaited task of widening the spillway of the Hunza lake amid protests in Aliabad town against police torture of volunteers…

Pakistan: Water level rises in Attabad lake .—DawnNews

An aerial view shows a lake which formed following a landslide in Hunza.—AP/File PESHAWAR: The water level in Attabad lake further increased by 15 inches on Monday. The inflow was recorded at 5200 cusecs while the outflow was 5400 cusesc. The residents of Gojal were facing severe problems as helicopter services remain suspended due to…

Update from Focus Humanitarian Assistance -The Ismaili

Focus Humanitarian Assistance 17 May 2010 — Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) would like to provide the Jamat with a brief follow-up update on its collaboration with Jamati institutions, Aga Khan Development Network agencies and Pakistan’s national agencies in response to the devastating landslide that occurred in the Attabad village of Hunza Valley in Pakistan on 4 January 2010. The…

Landslide lake devastates China trade – The National

Tom Hussain, Foreign Correspondent Always Coca Cola: a staple of modern life is carried to a village in the landslide area using old-fashioned manpower. Muzammil Pasha for The National GILGIT, PAKISTAN // A landslide dam in northern Pakistan that has cut off road access to China since January has bankrupted the local trading community and…

Attabad lake: Gulmit-Saust link road inundated – The News

HUNZA: Rise in water level in Attabad lake has inundated a large portion of Shahra-e-Karakorum which also led to submerging of the link road between Gulmit and Saust, cutting off the two areas. The latest development has turned Gulmit into an Island following inundation of its link routes to other areas of Gojal, leaving over…

Displaced people of Hunza struggle to move on – The Ismaili

Ismaili volunteers offload medicine and relief supplies for people living in the Gojal valley. Photo: Zulfiqar Ali Lal Bano stares ahead — a blank expression on her face. On 4 January 2010, her life was forever changed when a landslide buried the entire village of Attabad in the Hunza valley. She lost six members of…