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2019-06-20 Bhutan Glacier Lake Breach Flood

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flash flood
  • Country: Bhutan
  • Occurrence Date (UTC): 20 June, 2019
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 22 June, 2019
  • Requester: Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs - Bhutan (MOHCA)
    National Center for Hydrology and Meterology (NCHM)
  • Escalation to the International Charter: No
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

One (Thorthormi-Lake) of four potential dangerous lakes in the head waters of Phochu under the Punatsangchu is partially bridged 20th June night. We hope to observe because of detection of an advance warning of hazardous situation (Glacier Lake Outburst Flood).
[News: Kuensel Online] http://www.kuenselonline.com/experts-to-visit-thorthormi-today/

Product

 JAXA 

2019-06-26

ALOS-2 PALSAR-2, RGB color composite image, P155F550, A, 39.3
R:G:B = 12-Jun-2019 : 26-Jun-2019 : 26-Jun-2018

 AIT 

2019-06-27

Glacier Lake Velocity Analysis in Lunana Gewog, Gasa District, Bhutan

2019-06-27

Glacier Lake Velocity Analysis in Lunana Gewog, Gasa District, Bhutan

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster

 JAXA 

2019-06-12

ALOS-2 PALSAR-2, P155F550, A, 39.3,
12 June, 2019

 After Disaster

 JAXA 

2019-06-26

ALOS-2 PALSAR-2, P155F550, A, 39.3,
26 June, 2019

 ISRO 

2019-06-29

Resourcesat-2A LISS IV FMX data as observed on Jun 29, 2019

 GISTDA 

2019-06-29

SCENE T1 L1A P 2019/06/29 04:45:14.8 0234-0294 0

2019-06-29

SCENE T1 L1A P 2019/06/29 04:45:11.4 0234-0294 0

2019-06-29

SCENE T1 L1A P 2019/06/29 04:45:08.0 0234-0293 0

2019-06-29

SCENE T1 L1A M 2019/06/29 04:45:13.1 0234-0294 1179

2019-06-29

SCENE T1 L1A M 2019/06/29 04:45:10.6 0234-0294 0

2019-06-29

SCENE T1 L1A M 2019/06/29 04:45:13.1 0234-0294 1179

2019-06-29

SCENE T1 L2A M 2019/06/29 04:45:10.6 0234-0294 0