Cloudburst calamity in Leh (Ladakh)

In Environment, India on August 7, 2010 at 7:38 am

At least 114 people were killed and 340 others injured on Friday when cloudbursts triggering torrential rain, leading to flash floods and mud slides, struck Leh town in Ladakh and its surroundings, 425 km east of Srinagar.

The rains started on Thursday evening, and by 1.30 am, everything was finished.The death toll could rise further as more than 250 people are still missing….

Read more at Daily Bunker

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