Himalayan glaciers are melting, but will still exist by 2099

DATE: 17-08-2015

According to an International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development study, there are an estimated 54,000 individual glaciers in the Hindukush Himalayan region that are shrinking, thinning and retreating. Howfar is this figure accurate, given that there is very limited data available on the Himalayan glaciers?