Monday, September 28, 2015

Hamal Lake: In the Grip of Poisonous Water

Hamal Lake is located in Qambar Shahdakot District in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. It is situated at the distance of 58 km from Larkana and 40 km from Qambar town. The complete length of the lake extends to 25 km and has width of 10 km. This striking lake owns a surface area of 2965 acres. The lake comprises fresh water and the primary source of water is streams that come via Kirthar Mountains.
Hamal Lake is the sanctuary of inhabitants and numerous Siberian migratory birds such as geese, flamingos, egrets, ducks, coots, gulls, shorebirds, terns, herons, cormorants, ibises. This lake is also a major nursery of fresh water fishes. But unfortunately, the discharge of poisonous and brackish water of Hirdin drain has badly affected the atmosphere and wildlife of this lake.
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