Overtopping of the Attabad landslide lake at the Hunza River has started
This should continue as long as spill outflow + seepage compensate the inflow from glaciers. The crucial question is whether this equilibrium is reached for large water discharges capable of producing rapid erosion: in that case a large outburst flood could happen.
A video of the landslide that blocked the river.
A video short after landsliding.
A video of the lake that was formed (January).
The lake level still growing, and spill discharge too.
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