Before and After photographs of how much the three rivers have swelled up.
In mid-June 2013, unusually severe monsoon rain caused devastating flooding in northern India and Nepal. By June 21, news outlets reported at least 600 people dead and tens of thousands stranded or missing in rugged, inaccessible terrain on the edge of the Himalayas. Extremely high waters, particularly in the state of Uttarakhand, undermined roads and houses, while landslides wiped out others.
You can read more about this on NASA’s Earth Observatory website.
Before the rainfall
After the rainfall