Friday, May 28, 2010

Attabad: freeboard report 28th May

The media in Pakistan are reporting that the freeboard is now 2 feet (61 cm).  Assuming that this was taken at the normal measuring time (i.e. 3 pm local time) the freeboard graph looks like this:

Jean Schneider, who is on site and flew over the spillway today, reports that overtopping should begin overnight.


  1. David, do you have an estimate of the lake extension (area)? And type of rocks are filling the spillway?

  2. Would some one educate me on the size of the debris that broke off the mountain and fell into the Hunza river blocking it?