Heavy rains have hit the Himalayan region, causing flash floods and landslides, claiming the lives of dozens of people.
Mountain range in Asia
The Himalayas, or Himalaya ; Sanskrit: IPA: [ɦɪmɐːləjɐː], himá and ā-laya, are a mountain range in South and East Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. The range has many of Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest, at the border between Nepal and China. The Himalayas include over fifty mountains exceeding 7,200 m (23,600 ft) in elevation, including ten of the fourteen 8,000-metre peaks. By contrast, the highest peak outside Asia is 6,961 m (22,838 ft) tall.
Himalayas media coverage
Nepal has deployed soldiers and helicopters after rivers burst their banks after three days of monsoon rains washed away homes in..