Articles tagged "glacial outburst flood"

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Another glacial outburst flood begins at the Vatnajökull ice cap, Iceland

Another glacial outburst flood (jökulhlaup) is in progress at the Vatnajökull ice cap since September 5, 2021. Yesterday's flood started at the Eastern Skaftárketill cauldron and follows another flood from the Western Skaftárketill which...

September 06, 2021

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Flash floods leave 2 dead, roads and buildings destroyed in Khyber Pakhtukhwa, Pakistan

Severe flash floods killed at least two people and damaged or destroyed more than 60 buildings in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, on July 13, 2020. A glacial lake outburst triggered flash floods in the Golen Valley of Lower Chitral District, washing away roads,...

July 16, 2020

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Sudden downhill slide of Tajikistan's Medvezhiy Glacier raised concern about outburst flood

In the early summer of 2011, the Medvezhiy Glacier in Tajikistan slid abruptly down its valley and for greater distance than it has in at least 22 years. The sudden downhill slide of the glacier raised concern among glaciologists and emergency management groups about a

July 30, 2011