Himalaya

Seismic monitoring may improve early warnings for glacial lake outburst floods

Seismic stations may provide a real-time, remote monitoring system to give early warnings of glacial lake outburst floods that devastate downstream communities. Global warming is drastically increasing the risk of these floods.


Himalayan glaciers’ melting has doubled

Rising temperatures has accelerated the melting of this huge region dramatically since the start of the 21st century.