Free Essays on Flood In Uttarakhand

  1. The Uttarakhand Floods

    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 Pradesh in India,...

  2. 2013 Floods

    2013 North India floods From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 2013 North India floods NASA satellite imagery of Northern India on June 17, showing rainclouds that led to the disaster NASA satellite imagery of Northern India on June 17, showing rainclouds that led to the disaster Fatalities: About...

  3. How to help relief in Uttarakhand------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    How to help the relief work in Uttarakhand Featured on Inclusivity A memorable breakfast with Madiba A memorable breakfast with Madiba R Mohan / 9-December IndiaUnheard: Bihar’s road to development IndiaUnheard: Bihar’s road to development Video Volunteers / 6-December ...

  4. Flooding in Uttarakhand

    Flooding in Uttarakhand Mital Patel September 9, 2014 ENGL 106 Dr. Dixie Hickman American InterContinental University Flooding in Uttarakhand Uttarakhand, formerly Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India. It is well known as the “Land of the Gods.” Uttarakhand is mainly known...

  5. Devastrating Flood in Utterkhand

    Devastrating Flood in Uttarakhand. In June 2013, a multi-day cloudburst centered on the North Indian state of Uttarakhand causing devastating floods and landslides in the country's worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami. From 14 to 17 June 2013, the Indian state of Uttarakhand and adjoining...

  6. Uttarakhand Floods: a Disaster of Our Own Making?

    Uttarakhand Floods: A Disaster of Our Own Making? Even after two weeks of rescue operations uncertainty prevails over the number of casualties and people still stuck in what is described as the worst natural disaster that has ever struck the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. The Chief Minister...

  7. Tera Maa Ka Bosda

    continued with the rescue operations in rain-hit areas as the toll in the two states climbed to 58. While 40 perished in the torrential downpour in Uttarakhand, 18 people died in Saharanpur district of UP. Sources say more than 58,000 people are stranded at different places on the route of the Chardham...

  8. general knowledge about uttrakhand

    PHYSICAL FEATURES Uttarakhand is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. The region is mostly mountainous with a major portion covered with forests. Based on topographic characteristics, specific availability of land resources for urban development and economic mobility, Uttarakhand can be segregated...

  9. Real Estate development Trend in Terai Region of Uttarakhand

    “STUDY OF REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT TRENDS IN TERAI REGION OF UTTARAKHAND” Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Technology (Hons.) In Civil - Construction by Ayush Agrawal (UC 0208) under the guidance of Prof. Reshma Shah (Head of Department,...

  10. Environmental Disaster in Uttarakhand

    Aarti Dhar Share • print • T+ Could the Uttarakhand tragedy have been avoided, or at least minimised? There is no simple answer. Environmentalists describe the death and damages as a man-made disaster while geologists say the extent of destruction could have been far lesser if stricter...

  11. Uttrakhand Flood

    7/29/13 The untold story from Uttarakhand - The Hindu Related Searches: India Maps Kerala Tour Packages News Headlines Mysore Hotels Taj Mahal Hotel Hotels New Delhi India Newspapers Online Kochi Hotels Opinion » Lead Published: June 25, 2013 00:56 IST | Updated: June 26, 2013 00:31 IST ​ ...

  12. Uttarakhand

    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 Western Nepal, and...

  13. flood

    to flee their homes. Although our area was a flood-prone area, many were caught by surprise as this was not the monsoon season. Every year, the north-east monsoon would bring heavy rains to the east coast at the end of each year. However, the sudden floods in the middle of the year caused jitters among...

  14. Epic of Gilgamesh and the Great Flood

    Epic of Gilgamesh and the Great Flood Perhaps the most popular comparison with Noah's Flood is that of an ancient Babylonian story of a similar flood in the Epic of Gilgamesh. The stories are very parallel, but specific details make them different in several parts. I am going to tell you some key similarities...

  15. Koshi Flood

    KOSHI FLOOD 1. Background Nepal is not only one of the least developed countries in the world, it is also equally prone to several disasters such as flash-floods, landslides, fires, occasional earthquakes and epidemics. The main contributing factors of such disasters are: remote, rural, rugged and...

  16. Disaster of Uttarakhand

    Case study of Uttarakhand Disaster June 2013 The state of India named Uttarakhand had experienced a terrific disaster on 16 and 17 of June in the year 2013. The disaster - flash flood and landslide had occurred due to heavy to very heavy rainfall within the state in 15-17 June of the same year. The...

  17. Sanctuaries

    Keoladeo Ghana National Park is a man-made and man-managed wetland and one of the national parks of India. The reserve protects Bharatpur from frequent floods, provides grazing grounds for village cattle and earlier was primarily used as a waterfowl hunting ground. The 29 km (18 mi) reserve is locally known...

  18. Prevention to Creulty of Animals

    Welfare Board of India.[2] People for Animals Uttarakhand From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Type Public Charitable Trust under Indian Registration Act, 1908. Founded 2010 Founder(s) Gauri Maulekhi Headquarters Dehradun, Uttarakhand Focus(es) Animal rights, Environmentalism...

  19. Uttarakhand Disester

    9/18/13 Man-made reasons for Uttarakhand disaster | Down To Earth Log in New user (Subscribe here) Renew subscription Forgot your passw ord? Follow us on Book Review Photo Gallery Print Archive Emagazine Home News Analysis S & T Editorial Columns Blogs Food Interviews Search ...

  20. FLOODS

    ISSUES About About M-20 Campaign Disaster In Uttarakhand, India: Huge Death Toll Jun 19th, 2013 | By Climate Himalaya | Category: Climatic Changes in Himalayas, Development and Climate Change, Disaster and Emergency, Disasters and Climate Change, Flood, Government Policies, India, Land, Lessons, M-20...

  21. Recent happening in Uttarakhand

    A Recent happening in Uttarakhand The extreme rains of June16 2013 lead to a disaster of unpreceded proportions in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. Many theories & explanations for the disaster have surfaced in the aftermath of the floods in the state. Now clearer satellite images of the upstream...

  22. Bangladesh Floods

    Between the months of July-September, in the year 1998, Bangladesh suffered one of its worse floods ever. Despite being flooded being common in this country, the floods of 1998 were particularly severe resulting in over 1000 deaths and 30 million people being made homeless. CAUSES OF FLOODING IN BANGLADESH ...

  23. Kashmir Flood Disaster

    Kashmir Flood Disaster – How the Next One Could Be Avoided The devastation in the Kashmir region threatens to set back a decade of development.  K.M. Chaudary/Associated Press Five days of heavy rain in the Kashmir valley has had a devastating impact. Almost 400 confirmed deaths so far across India...

  24. Uttarakhand Flood

    Uttarakhand Flood: Result of disturbance in eco-sensitive zone • By • Pikit Hembrom • Pappu Kr. Das • Komal Kumari • Harish Smaran Singh • Rashmi Kumari About • It came as a multi-day cloudburst towards the centre of the northern India: Uttarakhand. • It lead to flood and landslides. • The second...

  25. Flood

    Write a Essay on Flood - Essay for School Students SAI SHRUTHI Flood appears as a curse to the people who are directly affected by it. There are mainly two reasons that can create a flood: excessive rains and overflow of rivers. Rain is wel¬come for the growth of crops and cooling down the atmos¬phere...

  26. Uttarakhand Disaster

    (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 country, simply cannot come to terms with the devastation in Uttarakhand. Amitabh Kant, who...

  27. Disaster in Uttarakhand

    Disaster in Uttarakhand 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...

  28. Flood in Uttarakhand

    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 River which led to heavy floods near Kedar...

  29. River Floods

    RIVER FLOODS The indus and its tributaries well, and almost every year overflow their banks. The flood in most years are not serious. However every 7-8 years there are severe floods. Serious floods occurred in 1955, 1973 and 1978. In the 80s and 90s serious fllods also occurred causing large scale devastation...

  30. UTTARAKHAND DISESTER

    Uttarakhand floods are the consequences of excessive human intervention in nature's scheme. Increase in human activities of encroaching into nature produced such  brutal result. Demand for energy and needs of ever increasing population have forced the human to exploit natural resources without considering...