The rockslide caused deadly floods in the Himalayas

On February 7, a disaster occurred in the Himalayas, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. That may have claimed at least 150 lives. After initially speculating that a glacier collapsed or a glacier lake suddenly leaked, it now appears that the course of the deadly event has been rebuilt. British geologist Dave Petley of the University of Sheffield also wrote a report on the American Geophysical Union Blog, A large landslide over a glacier triggered a fatal chain reaction.

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