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Roots of Deadly 2010 India Flood Identified; Findings Could Improve Warnings

November 13, 2012

an Indian town, Leh in the Himalaya mountains New research indicates that flash flooding that swept through the mountain town of Leh, India, in 2010 was set off by a string of unusual weather events similar to those that caused devastating flash floods in Colorado and South Dakota in the 1970s. Full Story

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