Watch: Navy divers, in IAF helicopter, measure glacial lake depth in Tapovan

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Published on February 21, 2021 - Duration: 01:45s

Watch: Navy divers, in IAF helicopter, measure glacial lake depth in Tapovan

In a joint operation, an Indian Air Force Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) winched Navy's divers to measure the depth of a glacial lake formed upstream of Tapovan in Uttarakhand following the devastating flash flood, the Navy said on Sunday.

At least 65 people were killed and 139 are missing after a glacial disaster in the state's Chamoli district on February 7.

The artificial lake was formed over Rishiganga after the calamity.

The operation by the naval divers took place at a height of 14,000 feet above the mean sea level on Saturday.

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