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19 July 2018
Ishkoman, Pakistan: a valley blocking glacial debris flow this week (updated with satellite imagery)
Various reports suggest that there was a major glacial debris flow in the Ishkoman Valley in the Gilgit region of northern Pakistan on Tuesday. This appears to have left the river blocked and a lake has developed
7 June 2016
In a recent paper, Chen et al (2016) have examined the risks associated with a dam break flood at the Attabad landslide in Pakistan. They conclude that the likelihood of a breach event remains high, and that such an event has the potential to release a very substantial flood.
25 January 2013
Reports are emerging of a valley-blocking landslide at Braldu, upstream of Skardu, in Northern Pakistan
9 July 2012
A Guardian article on the Attabad landslide in Pakistan rather harshly criticises the FWO for their work on the spillway
1 March 2012
The Pamir Times reports that lake levels at Attabad have slowly fallen by 6 m since the removal of the coffer dam on Monday
27 February 2012
Initial reports of the blasting of the coffer dam blocking the Attabad spillway
20 February 2012
Reports suggest that there are plans to blast the Attabad landslide on Monday 27th February
24 August 2011
An update on the situation at Attabad, using new satellite data collected by NASA
15 July 2011
News of two valley-blocking landslides – Attabad in Pakistan and a possible earthquake triggered event in Costa Rica
27 May 2011
A review of the current state of play at Attabad as the lake level rises once again during the snowmelt season.