himalayan : Definition, Usages, News and More
- a of or relating to the Himalayas
News & Articles
- Monsoon Floods Kill Nearly 600 in India
Flash floods and landslides triggered by a monsoon in northern India have killed nearly 600 people and left tens of thousands stranded or missing. Forecasters said Saturday that heavy rainfall is expected to continue for days. Rescuers have been working to save more than 50,000 people stranded in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, where raging waters have swept away entire villages. Rescue ...
June 22, 2013 - Voice of America
- Uttarakhand toll may be in thousands, rescue efforts stepped up
DEHRADUN/SHIMLA: The Himalayan tragedy continued to unfold today with fears that thousands of pilgrims staying in 90 rest houses in Uttarakhand may have been washed away in flash floods even as rescue operations were today stepped up with additional IAF choppers pressed into service to evacuate stranded people in Kedarnath area.
June 21, 2013 - INDOlink
- India's Flood Of Woes
The north Indian state of Uttarakhand, blessed with nature’s bounty- it has the Himalayas and some of India’s mightiest rivers run through it- was the scene of nature’s fury this week as flash floods and landslides caused a devastation that is being dubbed as a ‘Himalayan tsunami’. Amid the torrential monsoon rain, rivers overflowed, destroying homes and trapping thousands of people in the ...
June 21, 2013 - Forbes
- Kofi Annan in RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Our ancient Himalayas are under environmental threat. If the Himalayan glaciers recede, the flow of water in our sacred rivers will go down. Some of our coastal areas could be submerged. Our monsoon pattern may change. We need long term solutions... Manmohan Singh http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manmohan_Singh&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH6ZyRkwy1bOgMraS9dZn9q9TYvkg Mangalorean.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://mangalorean.com/news.php%3Fnewstype%3Dbroadcast%26broadcastid%3D88896&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHpyPSRCbySkVygGtTiqUWf0IkgrA Aug 14, 2008
47255 64132 himalayan The difficult terrain makes this one of the most challenging relief operations ever undertaken," Annan said. "The pitiless Himalayan winter is almost upon us and growing more and more severe every week. We must sustain our efforts to keep...
- Jairam Ramesh in AFP
The health of the Himalayan glaciers is poor, but according to the paper the doomsday prediction of the IPCC and Al Gore is also not correct,Ramesh said, referring to former US vice president and climate campaigner Al Gore.