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  • 09 February, 2021

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Glacial Lake Outburst Flooding

  • A glacial lake outburst flooding (GLOF) occurs when a breach in the glacial lake causes a sudden surge downstream.
  • Such lakes are formed when glaciers erode land, melt and over time become a large mass of water in the depression formed, and these can be breached, causing floods downstream.
  • In India the status of glacial lakes is checked by Central Water Commission.

Source: TH


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