Experts say climate change behind Uttarakhand glacier break off -Vibha Sharma
A rare incident, they say; temperatures rising in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region
Experts are citing climate change as the reason behind the flood caused by a glacier breaking off in Uttarakhand, a “rare incident” by any measure according to them.
Prima facie this looks very much like a climate change event as the glaciers are melting due to global warming, says Anjal Prakash, the lead author of the ongoing 6th Assessment report of IPCC.
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The Tribune, 7 February, 2021, https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/experts-say%C2%A0climate-change-behind-uttarakhand-glacier-break-off-209184?__twitter_impression=true&fbclid=IwAR0uQu9Z-wtz69Ri5fBb0vNwACwtKxkuAzTTevUhFqBvfVwZOOC7tG_H_KQ