Nepal’s Glacier Lakes Are Hazards and Opportunities

DHANANJAY REGMI AND JEFFREY KARGEL Recent articles in the different national newspapers have discussed Imja Lake lowering and disaster mitigation initiatives undertaken by the Nepal Army and Hydrology and Meteorology Department (DHM). Though informative, the articles missed information about glacier lake formation, why they are dangerous, and whether lowering the lake water levels means that… Read More Nepal’s Glacier Lakes Are Hazards and Opportunities