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Pakistan is experiencing severe climate change, the melting glaciers of Pakistan are increasing the danger of natural calamity

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Pakistan’s climate change concerns have been highlighted by the Shishper Glacier eruption and flood in Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan.
The Pakistani government must make preparations to cope with any natural disaster.
A flash flood occurred last Saturday in Pakistan’s northern region, caused by record-high temperatures in April. It destroyed part of a bridge and severely damaged homes and buildings.
According to reports, many weather stations set records for April. According to The Washington Post, Jacobabad reached its highest daytime temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit (40.9 Celsius) on April 30, while Karachi airport recorded its warmest nighttime temperature of 84.9 degrees Fahrenheit (22.9 Celsius) on April 30, as well.
Social media footage showed that a large wave of water washed away a portion of the bridge, as witnesses ran for safety.

The Pakistan Prime Minister, Dawn reports, asked officials to create an alternative route to address the collapsed bridge on Karakoram Highway.
Dawn reports that the glacier flood did more than damage to the bridge. It also submerged hundreds of canals of land, trees and water supply channels. Dawn also reported that two hydropower projects were affected by it.
Over the past two months, extreme heat episodes have gripped Pakistan.
Dawn newspaper reported that Pakistan was the fifth most vulnerable country to climate change and global warming in the 2020 Global Climate Risk Index report. Numerous studies have shown that temperature increases could alter the cropping season in Pakistan and “potentially permanently end” the possibility of some crops being grown.
They also pointed out that extreme weather events can have devastating short and long-term effects on the population, such as poverty, malnutrition and food insecurity, stress and water shortages, increased vulnerability to water, reduced nutritional quality and productivity of major cereals, forced migration, and increased viral spread in both human beings and animals.

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