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

New Delhi, August 9, 2021: The Pensilungpa Glacier (PG), located in Zanskar, Ladakh, is retreating, and a recent study has attributed the retreat to an increase in the temperature and decrease in precipitation during winters. Since 2015, the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Dehradun, an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology, […]