Lake drainage: Water level decreasing in Hunza Gojal Valley


Alhamdo Lillah; Sud Alhamdo Lillah

In the very first picture of the  tree  a frozen ice thaw is still hanging which shows the water level of the lake. Comparing it with the receding water level of lake now this can be imagined that water level has considerably decreased about 18 feet.

Back at that time this was my guts feeling that only answer to this blockage was the controlled blasting out of the spillway. This was suggested many a times to the authorities through Daily Pamir Times. Anyhow Alhamdo lillah this is done now and  a hope which was once seen lost will come back and life will be returning in the area soon.