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Leh, Ladakh in India is an unusual place for a cloudburst because it is a cold desert region where average rain fall is low.The source of this cloudburst was an intense convective cloud cluster that developed over east of Leh by about 9.30pm on Thursday. Scientists say it began disgorging its moisture between 1.30am and 2am but no one knows how much rain it delivered.
This does not happen Himalayan desert altitudes. What causes this? The maximum ever recorded…Continue
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