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Explained: What are cloudburst incidents and are they rising across India?

August 22, 2022 6:57 am

A cloudburst is a localised but intense rainfall activity. Short spells of very heavy rainfall over a small geographical area can cause widespread destruction, especially in hilly regions where this phenomenon is the most common.

Himachal Pradesh: One dead, 4 missing after cloudburst in Kullu

July 07, 2022 9:28 am

The deceased has been identified as Saju Devi, a local from Malana area. She was found trapped under a boulder as water gushed across at high speed.

Weather Forecast Today Highlights: Bengal dams almost full; officials warn of increased water discharge

July 31, 2021 10:32 pm

Meanwhile, the India Meteorological department Saturday forecast an intense wet spell over central and north India till August 4, Wednesday. It has also predicted that there would be a reduction in the rainfall intensity over east India from July 31.

Cloudburst hits Devprayag in Uttarakhand, no one injured

May 12, 2021 2:27 am

Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat tweeted that no life was lost in the incident. He has sought a detailed report from the district administration about the damage.

Baby among 6 of Beed family swept away in Oman cloudburst

May 21, 2019 6:48 am

“I watched my entire family being swept away. I could not do anything...” Sardar told his sister

Uttarakhand: Cloudbursts damage half a dozen villages, hundreds of pilgrims stranded

May 28, 2016 10:16 pm

The cloudbursts took place at about 3 pm on Saturday over Kothiara village in Uttarakhand, bringing around 50 residential houses under loads of debris.

Cloudbursts in Kashmir valley kill over 10 in three weeks

July 29, 2015 5:44 pm

Experts believe it is the interaction of moist warm monsoon winds and western disturbances that result in creation of low pressure system causing heavy rains.

Death toll across north India reaches 131,worse feared

June 19, 2013 4:12 am

At least 52 killed in Uttarakhand: 50 policemen missing,27,000 pilgrims stranded.

Uttarakhand worst hit as rain,floods kill at least 60 in north India

June 18, 2013 3:21 am

The famous Kedarnath temple is inaccessible as the bridge to it has been washed away.

‘26 killed due to heavy rains in Himachal’

August 31, 2012 1:56 am

At least 26 people died due to heavy rains and cloudbursts in Himachal Pradesh during the current monsoon,which hit the state on July 5,Revenue Minister Gulab Singh informed the state Assembly on Thursday.