South Asia at risk of water insecurity as global warming affects Himalayas

South Asia at risk

Ground Report | New Delhi: South Asia at risk; The impact of global warming in the Himalaya-Karakoram mountains threatens the life and livelihood of 1 billion people who partly depend on the Indus, Ganga, and Brahmaputra rivers. Melting snow and glaciers will make rivers swell, but the changing climate will affect farming, other livelihoods and … Read more

Snow cover in Himalayas reduced by 7%, 3 glaciers disappeared: Study

Glacier

Ground Report | New Delhi: Snow, glaciers disappeared; The continuous shrinking of Himalayan glaciers in South Asia is a matter of worldwide concern. Due to their hydrological importance, the Upper Indus Basin (UIB) glaciers deserve special attention as they play an important role in the supply of freshwater to the mountain valleys and the surrounding … Read more