2019-06-20 Bhutan Glacier Lake Breach Flood

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flash flood
  • Country: Bhutan
  • Occurrence Date (UTC): 2019-06-20
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 2019-06-22
  • 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/

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster

 ALOS-2 (Jpeg) 

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2019-06-12

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

 After Disaster

 ALOS-2 (Jpeg) 

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2019-06-26

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

 IRS (Jpeg) 

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2019-06-29

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

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 THEOS (Jpeg) 

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2019-06-29

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

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2019-06-29

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

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2019-06-29

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

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2019-06-29

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

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2019-06-29

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

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2019-06-29

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

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2019-06-29

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

Product

Product-JAXA (Jpeg)

ALOS-2 PALSAR-2,RGB color composite image,P155F550,A, 39.3
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

Product-AIT (Jpeg)

Glacier Lake Velocity Analysis in Lunana Gewog, Gasa District, Bhutan
2019-06-27

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

Map in the left shows one of the Glacier lake situated at Lunana Gewog in Gasa District. Area in the red box indicate the area which was suspected to expand recently. The map on right shows the information about velocity of the Glacier lake indicated on the left.This product shows the ongoing expansion of the Glacier lake from June 1 to June 13, 2019.Data was processed using SNAP 6 software.
Disclamer: Map product made by GIC-AIT, it is provided "as is",without any verification on the field.

Product-AIT (kmz)

Glacier Lake Velocity Analysis in Lunana Gewog, Gasa District, Bhutan
2019-06-27

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

This product shows the glacier lake velocity from June 1 to June 13, 2019.
Disclamer: Data product made by GIC-AIT, it is provided "as is",without any verification on the field.

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