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The glacial lake keeps disaster managers on toes in Sikkim

Glaciers

By Jyoti Singh Gangtok, September 28 (India Science Wire): Disasters managers and scientists in Sikkim are keeping a close watch on a lake formed due to melting of glaciers to see how successful is an experiment they began two years back to siphon off excess water from the lake to prevent it from bursting. Floods caused due to outbursts of …

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Sikkim gets real-time landslide warning system

National News

Sikkim's 4,895 square kilometre area is sensitive to landslides, of which 3,638 sq km area is surrounded by human population, roads and other infrastructure.

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