From 14 to 17 June 2013, Indian state of Uttarakhand and adjoining area received heavy rainfall, which was about 375 percent more than the benchmark rainfall during a normal monsoon. This caused the melting of Chorabari Glacier at the height of 3800 metres, and eruption of the Mandakini Rive
Uttarakhand's path to devastation a natural calamity or a result of industrialisation?
(The hill state of Uttarakhand…)
India's go-to person for tourism, the man who branded Kerala as "God's own country", and turned the southern state into one of the busiest tourist destinations in the countr
In June 2013, a multi-day cloudburst centered on the North Indian state of Uttarakhand caused devastating floods and landslides in the country's worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami. Though parts of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh in India, some regions of We
The Uttarakhand Tragedy
In June 2013, a multi-day cloudburst centered on the North Indian state of Uttarakhand caused devastating floods and landslides in the country's worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami. Though some parts of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Prade
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Halo the Flood
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By William C. Dietz
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Disaster in Uttarakhand
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The closest parallel to the Biblical story of the flood occurs in the Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh, our fullest
The amazing stories of the great flood that are described
in, The Epic of Gilgamesh which is translated by N.K. Sandars and "The
Story of the Flood" which is the King James version, both stories similarly.
Many of the events of each story are very similar in ways and very different in
some of th