India : Glacial Burst, flood : 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.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
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.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister said 125 people were confirmed missing so far.
Geographycal Data Information
India, Uttarakhand, Glacier burst and floods, DG ECHO Daily Map, 08/02/2021