Earlier on Sunday, expressing deep grief over the loss of lives in the recent mudslide triggered by a cloudburst
in Leh, Dr.
Some 28 people died when villages like Marwari, Kotsisham, Matgoan and Agonda were hit by sudden cloudbursts
The incessant rains have triggered landslides, cloudbursts
and flash floods which washed away homes and stranded hundreds of pilgrims as the Chardham Yatra came to a standstill.
According to New Scientist, climate scientist Jayaraman Srinivasan of the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore said that the number of extreme events such as cloudbursts
would increase with rising global temperature.
There has been no shortage of unpaved mountain roads, cloudbursts
, fog, snow, chain smokers, knee problems, and unreliable campground and hotel showers.
Srinagar, Aug 6 (ANI): Over fifty people have been reported killed and many more still trapped or missing following cloudbursts
in parts of Leh on Thursday night.
THE devastating effects of the Ladakh cloudbursts
may last until winter this year.
The Met Office said it was too early to make predictions about whether Bank Holiday Monday would feature blue skies or cloudbursts
, but the spokesman said, 'Saturday and Sunday aren't looking too bad.
After a warm, dry winter, the off-and-on showers have brought much-needed rain to an area that depends on cloudbursts
to keep irrigation costs down and the grassy hillsides green.
TWENTY foreign trekkers camping in Ladakh's Markha Valley have gone missing after flash floods struck the area following Thursday's cloudbursts
trigger flash floods &landslides in Leh
that triggered massive floods in Ladakh on Friday were perhaps the most devastating to hit the north Himalayan region in recent memory.