Common questions

Which natural disaster occurred in Uttarakhand in 2013?

Which natural disaster occurred in Uttarakhand in 2013?

Cracks were observed in roads and on the ground. *2013 North India Floods: In June 2013, a multi-day cloudburst centered on Uttarakhand caused devastating floods and landslides. According to the state government, more than 5,700 people were presumed dead in the disaster.

Which disaster hit the Bhaderwah area in 2013?

On 01-05-2013, a massive Earthquake hit district Doda. Quick action was taken by the Civil Defence Organization Doda and deputed rescue vehicle alongwith SDRF team/ Civil Defence wardens & volunteers towards Bhaderwah and Gandoh where heavy damages were reported.

What is the burst of the monsoon?

Burst of the monsoon is when normal rainfall increases suddenly and it lasts constantly for several days. During the burst of monsoon, the intensity of rainfall is very high and if it lasts for many days it may even cause damage to farmers, humans, and properties too.

What is the name of 4 Dham?

The four Dhams are, Badrinath, Dwarka, Puri and Rameswaram. It is believed that every Hindu should visit the Char Dhams during one’s lifetime. The Char Dham as defined by Adi Shankaracharya consists of four Hindu pilgrimage sites.

What was 2013 southwest monsoon like in India?

NEW DELHI: The 2013 southwest monsoon started with a bang, surprising several experts with the intensity of rain witnessed in June. That set the tone for the remaining months as the season till September finally ended with 106% of the long period average rain.

What caused the 2013 floods in India and Nepal?

In mid-June 2013, unusually severe monsoon rain caused devastating flooding in northern India and Nepal. By June 21, news outlets reported at least 600 people dead and tens of thousands stranded or missing in rugged, inaccessible terrain on the edge of the Himalayas.

Why did Uttarakhand receive 375% more rainfall than a normal monsoon?

From 16 June 2013, the Indian state of Uttarakhand and adjoining areas received heavy rainfall due to an approaching well marked cyclonic circulation from Bay of Bengal which led to 375% more than the benchmark rainfall during a normal monsoon.

What was the 2013 North Indian Ocean cyclone season?

The 2013 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation, in which tropical cyclones formed in the North Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. The season had no official bounds, but cyclones typically formed between May and December, with the peak from October to November.