Flood from advancing Shishper Glacier affected Karakorum Highway in Hunza

Hunza Karakorum Highway

Islamabad, 30 May 2020 – Mudasser Chudhary:

In Hunza, flooding caused by the increased water flow from Shishper Glacier has affected the Karakorum Highway, damaged under construction two megawatt hydel power project and destroyed water supply system to Aliabad.

According to inter services public relations, FWO has been directed to start work for rehabilitation of KKH in the affected area.

Our Gilgit correspondent Sher Muhammad reports that the flow of water has increased from 1400 to 2500 Cusics. He reports that traffic is plying via Murtazabad and Nagar alternate route to Hunza.