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Meltdown on Mont Blanc: mountain 'shrinks' 1.3 metres

Mont Blanc seems to be in a meltdown. The latest measurements of western Europe’s highest mountain appear to show it has shrunk a full 1.3 metres

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Meltdown on Mont Blanc: mountain 'shrinks' 1.3 metres

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Mont Blanc seems to be in a meltdown.

The latest measurements of western Europe’s highest mountain appear to show it has shrunk a full 1.3 metres compared to 2013.

Scientists put the often varying height of the mountain down to changing weather conditions at the summit.

However, they report it has nothing to do with the heat waves seen across Europe this summer