The report forecast that at current rates all three of Africa's tropical ice fields - Tanzania's Kilimanjaro, Kenya's Mount Kenya, and Uganda's Rwenzoris - would be gone by the 2040s.
In all, there are 1,741 monitoring stations of the CWC, including 331 flood forecasting stations but of these, there are very few up in the higher altitude.
Sixty-eight bodies have so far been recovered after the February 7 disaster possibly triggered by an avalanche.
These are the first bodies to have been recovered from the tunnel at the site of the flood-ravaged Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project where people were at work when the calamity occurred last Sunday.
Roughly 15 percent of India’s landmass is highly vulnerable to landslides, according to the Geological Survey of India (GSI).
Annually, the melt rate is now about 57 percent faster than it was three decades ago, scientists report in a study.