Authorities evacuate homes near melting glacier in Italian AlpsChristian Fernsby ▼ | August 7, 2020
Italian authorities evacuated homes and closed roads in the Aosta Valley Thursday amid concerns that portions of the Mont Blanc glacier could break apart.
Aosta Planpincieux Glacier
Glacier experts from the Safe Mountains Foundation warned that 500,000 cubic meters of ice are in danger of breaking off. Mont Blanc is the highest peak in the Alps at 15,748 feet. ■