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Glacial Lake Outburst Flood

Glacial Lake Outburst Flood

Devastating floods in Uttarakhand

Across the globe, so many people have seen visuals of or heard about the flooding event which occurred in Uttarakhand, ...

New glacial lake inventory report released, 47 potentially dangerous glacial lakes ranked

A new glacial lake inventory report has identified 47 potentially dangerous glacial lakes (PDGLs) within the ...

24 Jul 2019 News
Reassessing Tsho Rolpa glacial lake

Tsho Rolpa is a large, potentially dangerous glacial lake in Nepal that has been the subject of extensive research and ...

16 May 2019 News
When the levee breaks: Reducing GLOF risks through dam breach modelling

Given the Koshi basin’s susceptibility to disasters, many communities near the Koshi River are constantly at risk. In a bid ...

13 Nov 2018 News
ICIMOD’s partners in Nepal hail successful cryosphere research collaboration

In collaboration with the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), the Water and Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS), Tribhuvan University (TU), ...

Flash flood in Nepal causes loss of life and property

On Saturday 5 May 2012, flash flooding in the Kaski district of northwestern Nepal resulted in the death of at ...