Tag: Glacial Collapse

Deadly Himalayan glacial burst triggers calls for action on climate change

A man after being rescued from the flood in northern India.
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Deadly Himalayan glacial burst triggers calls for action on climate change

The flash flood in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand has killed at least 12 people, with fears for 170 more.

A glacial flood that tore through a Himalayan valley, killing at least 12 people with fears for 170 more, has sharpened concerns about an acceleration in climate change disasters, as rescuers scramble through the hostile terrain to find survivors.

Deadly Himalayan glacial burst triggers calls for action on climate change