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Jun 24 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/24/13): Near 1,000 Dead in Uttarakhand, India Flooding as the Rain Continues, the Clean Up Begins in Alberta, Canada

This Week: The rescue efforts continue in the mountainous state of Uttarakhand, India as the rain continues and near 1,000 are confirmed dead with many still missing, and the aftermath of the record flooding in Calgary and Alberta, Canada. Uttarakhand: 10,000 still stranded as rain, landslides hamper rescue operations (Times of India) Fresh rain, landslides …

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Jun 21 2013

Devastating Floods in Uttarakhand, India (Footage)

Kedarnath temple priest Dinesh Bagwari told BBC Hindi that he heard a loud explosion as a lake above the town burst its banks. “The floods arrived minutes later and everything was gone in 15 minutes,” he said. “We spent 36 hours without water or food. I saw several hundred people trapped in inhuman conditions. Five …

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