Satellite based observations of devastation caused by torrential rainfall on 16th & 17th June 2013 in Kedarnath Dham and Mandakini Valley of Rudraprayag district: scientific report

Satellite based observations of devastation caused by torrential rainfall on 16th & 17th June 2013 in Kedarnath Dham and Mandakini Valley of Rudraprayag district: scientific report Uttarakhand Space Application Centre (USAC) has compared old images of Indian satellites of National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) with the new images to assess the extent of damage in the Mandakini valley after the floods. According to the USAC report titled "Satellite based observation of devastation caused by torrential rainfall on 16th and 17th June 2013 in Kedarnath Dham and Mandakani valley of Rudraprayag district", "eighty per cent of the 14-km route between Gaurikund and Kedarnath has been damaged in the disaster".