A Hanging Glacial ‘Tooth’ Caused February’s Deadly Indian Flash Flood

In February, a massive avalanche tore through a mountain valley in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, causing flash flooding and mudslides. A new study has found that debris broke off a glacier above the valley and disintegrated so quickly that the resulting friction melted ice around it, causing the enormous,… Read more...
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