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The glacial lake outburst flood
is the first such incident in Golen valley since 2015.
According to an official of the ministry, the core project for scaling-up of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood
(GLOF) risk reduction in Northern region of the country under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) whereas the project worth US$ 37 million while the completion deadline is June 2023.
Rapid increase in glacial lakes is a threat to Northern Areas, he said, adding that government jointly with UNDP has initiated a project titled 'Glacial Lake Outburst Flood
(GLOF)' to avert risks in Chitral and Gilgit areas.
PESHAWAR -- The recent glacial lake outburst flood
in Chitral's Golain valley caused the Rs329.97 billion damage to infrastructure and public property and affected more than 100,000 people, says the initial assessment.
The flash flood was caused by a glacial lake outburst flood
(GLOF) - caused by an overflow of water from glacial lakes owing to faster melting of glaciers.
ISLAMABAD -- A glacial lake outburst flood
had hit several villages in Golen Gol area of Chitral.
She said the ministry has got funding of US$37.46 million from Green Climate Fund for Glacial Lake Outburst Flood
(GLOF) project in the Northern Areas.
Glacial lake outburst flood
(GLOF) is a powerful natural phenomenon which is very active in the Karakuram Himalayas of Pakistan.
There are also flash flood and glacial lake outburst flood
warnings in the Chitral valley due to persistent high temperatures that are softening the snow, and brief rain could trigger massive snow and mudslides.
The Golen Gol area of Chitral has been caught in a flash flood owing to a glacial lake outburst flood
(GLOF) caused by an overflow of water from glacial lakes owing to faster melting of glaciers.