Increasing Temperature and Low Winter Precipitation are Causing Retreat of Glaciers in Zanskar Valley, Ladakh

Source: PIB What is the News? According to a study by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Pensilungpa Glacier (PG) located in Ladakh”s Zanskar Valley is retreating. About the Study: Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Dehradun, is an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology. The WIHG has been studying the glaciers… Continue reading Increasing Temperature and Low Winter Precipitation are Causing Retreat of Glaciers in Zanskar Valley, Ladakh