Glacier melting in the Himalayas has doubled since 2000

300 km

300 miles

Tibet

India

Himalayan glaciers

Delhi

Nepal

Ganges

Average metres of

height lost per year*

1975-2000

0

0.5

2000-2016

Plots align with

map west to east

Area of detail

1.0

200 km

200 miles

India

Tibet

Himalayan glaciers

Delhi

Nepal

Ganges

1975-2000

Average metres of height lost per year*

0

0.5

2000-2016

Plots align with map west to east

Area of detail

1.0