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Climate change threatens future of village hit by India glacier


A small Himalayan village in northern India bore witness to the devastating flash flood this month triggered by a glacier where scores were killed and roads, bridges and buildings destroyed. Residents of the village have been living in fear ever since and are leaving their homes to sleep at cowsheds several kilometres uphill. Experts blames rampant construction projects in the fragile Himalayan region for such extreme and unpredictable impacts.

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