Zermatt Hit By Raging Flood From An Eruption Of A Glacier Pocket

Zermatt Hit By Raging Flood From An Eruption Of A Glacier Pocket

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Zermatt Hit By Raging Flood From An Eruption Of A Glacier Pocket

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Zermatt was hit by a surprise flood on Wednesday. The Triftbach river burst its banks due to was is being reported as an “eruption of a glacier pocket.”

The “glacier pocket” is an underground lake, which empties suddenly and uncontrollably. The eruption also spewed a lot of sand and stone. 


Thankfully no one was injured in the flooding. 

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