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What is a cloudburst?

31/07/2021 12:42 PM | Click to read full article

A cloudburst is an extreme amount of precipitation in a short period of time. In the last few months, we have seen a number of cloudbursts.

After a cloudburst in Uttarkashi district that claimed three lives, another cloudburst in Jammu and Kashmir on July 28 claimed seven lives, injured 17, and left 35 people missing. Here's a look at how a cloudburst forms.