- Himalayan rivers to receive voluminous discharge of water due to quick melting of glacial ice because of rise in temperature and hot climate.
- As per a study in Nepal, The Netherlands, Himalaya’s 5 rivers Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra, Salween and Mekong will be impacted in coming decades
- Study that appeared in Nature Climate Change, 5 rivers life line of 1.3 billion people in about 12 countries, by 2050 these rivers to receive increased glacial run-off .
- Read at: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/melting-glaciers-more-rain-to-swell-himalayan-rivers/article6073343.ece
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