The temporary embankment of the new spill-way of Attabad Lake will be destroyed on Monday.
A high alert has been declared in Hunza and people in nearby villages are being evacuated.
According to the Commissioner Hazara Division, the water level in the Sindh River can rise due to the opening of the spill-way.
Official sources state that with the opening of the spill-way, 50,000 cusecs of water will be released which may lead to floods.
Section 144 has been imposed in the district, educational institutions have been closed and holidays have been declared in government offices as precautionary measures.
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