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Bhutan : GLOF : 2015/06/28
GLIDE: FF-2015-000077-BTN 
Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia): ERBTDG000001 DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2015/06/28
Country
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District
Bhutan
Name GLOF
Outline The Lemthang tsho (lake) outburst on June 28 evening in Laya washed away six wooden bridges (bazams) including the only bridge that connects Laya to the rest of Gasa dzongkhag.
Residents evacuated in advance and there was no dead.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Kuenselonline.com 2015/06/30
    The Lemthang tsho (lake) outburst on June 28 evening in Laya washed away six wooden bridges (bazams) including the only bridge that connects Laya to the rest of Gasa dzongkhag.
    An expedition from department of hydro-met services will be fielded soon to study the outburst and ascertain the lake\\\'s name.
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