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India : Glacial Burst, flood : 2021/02/07

Duration 2021/02/07
Country or District India
Name Glacial Burst, flood
Outline On 7 February 2021, a glacier has broken off and crashed into a dam in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, causing massive floods. Dozens of people are missing.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ECHO 2021/02/09
The glacier burst occurred on 7 February in northern Uttarakhand State (northern India), caused extensive flooding and killed at least 28 individuals, while around 206 people are still missing, according to the Government of Uttarakhand.

BBC 2021/02/07
Uttarakhand Chief Minister said 125 people were confirmed missing so far.

Geographycal Data Information

ECHO 2021/02/08
India, Uttarakhand, Glacier burst and floods, DG ECHO Daily Map, 08/02/2021