Did a lost nuclear device cause Chamoli flash floods? Decades-old suspicion comes back to haunt villagers
In the year 2018, state cabinet minister of Uttarakhand Satpal Maharaj had said that he had urged the Prime Minister to take action in this regard.
The study, published in the journal Science Advances in June 2019, shows that glaciers have been losing the equivalent of more than a vertical foot and half of ice each year since 2000.
The study synthesised data from across the region, stretching from early satellite observations to the present.