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Climate-related Hazards

Mountains are hazardous places, even under conditions of natural climate variability. In the Hindu Kush Himalaya the key climate-related hazards were identified to be: Floods and flash floods; Landslides; Heavy snow and cold extremes; Avalanches; Wildfires; Glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs); Reduced snow cover; Melting glaciers; Slow onset rising temperatures; and Ecosystems degradation.

Year: 2018

From collection: Graphics from: Outlook on climate change adaptation in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Cartographer: Nieves López Isquierdo

Tags: Himalaya Hindu Kush

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