Tag Archives: landslides

Flooding in south-west Sri Lanka

I am sitting in Colombo where the monsoon rains have already begun. Picture momentary deluges accompanied by a few claps of thunder and lightening.  Then it stops as suddenly as it starts, there’s a little localized flooding for a short period … Continue reading

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And this week’s news …

The heavy monsoon rains continue across Nepal with over 102 people killed, 22 reported missing and 58 injured as a result of flooding and/or landslides in the past 5 days.  Part of the Araniko Highway further east of me in … Continue reading

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Recent happenings here in Nepal

As the world grapples with making sense of such violent attacks in the past week, Nepal too has it’s fair share of woes. It’s monsoon here with above average rainfalls.  What comes with that is flooding and landslides.  The Terai … Continue reading

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And life continues …..

I got the following posting through a friend of friends of mine.  It documents observations from a westerner’s perspective who has lived and worked in Kathmandu for some time, through the recent earthquakes and now in the aftermath. What was … Continue reading

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