In Pakistan, flood risk continues to loom due to rise in glacier melt rate

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Photo credit: Radio Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Late last month, residents of the tiny village of Hassanabad, in Pakistan’s mountainous Hunza District, noticed floodwaters quickly rising in the stream that runs near their homes, carrying water from the towering Shishper glacier. “The flows became so high that they eroded the land and reached 10 feet from my family?s home.

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