Climate crisis, land-use change ruining ecology
Hindustan Times|October 20, 2021
34 people dead, was the heaviest ever recorded in the region
Neeraj Santoshi

DEHRADUN: The rain in Nainital and adjoining districts on Monday and Tuesday that caused flooding in eastern Uttarakhand, leaving 34 people dead, was the heaviest ever recorded in the region, and another indication that the loss of local ecology due to the climate crisis and changes in land-use patterns has started wreaking havoc on the Kumaon hills.

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