Massive rockslide just below Ronti peak triggered Chamoli flood: Report

Mar 06, 2021, 12:47PM ISTSource: Mirror Now

An intergovernmental body report has found that a massive rockslide just below Ronti peak triggered the Chamoli flood that claimed several lives last month. The findings, released on Friday, said the energy of the fall of about 22 million cubic metres of rock mixed with ice and snow “remobilised the debris and ice on the valley floor deposited by previous events, pushed the stream water and created an excessive flood wave”.

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