Chamoli Glacier Burst: Uttarakhand CM issues alert, what causes glacier burst?

In February 2021, a similar glacier burst incident was reported at Joshimath in Chamoli district that led to a massive flood in the Dhauli Ganga river.

Created On: Apr 24, 2021 15:21 ISTModified On: Apr 24, 2021 15:21 IST
Chamoli Glacier Burst

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat issued an alert, on April 23, 2021, after he was informed of a glacier burst incident in Sumna, Neeti Valley near the India-China border in Chamoli district.

“A glacier burst has been reported in Sumna, Niti Valley. I have released an alert in this regard. I am in constant touch with the district administration and BRO,” T S Rawat tweeted.

The district administration has been instructed to get complete information about the incident. Orders have been given to NTPC and other projects to stop work at night so that no untoward incident occurs, he further tweeted.

नीती घाटी के सुमना में ग्लेशियर टूटने की सूचना मिली है। इस संबंध में मैंने एलर्ट जारी कर दिया है। मैं निरंतर जिला प्रशासन और बीआरओ के सम्पर्क में हूँ।

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एग्जाम की तैयारी के लिए ऐप पर वीकली टेस्ट लें और दूसरों के साथ प्रतिस्पर्धा करें। डाउनलोड करें करेंट अफेयर्स ऐप

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