Five weeks after the terrible earthquake in Nepal which literally shook the Himalayas, researchers from the US claim that they have found the missing pieces of the puzzle on the formation of the highest mountain on Earth. As they mentioned, this creation is the result of a rare geological phenomenon.
Many landslides and land subsidence have been recorded. Dozens of landslides have been fatal, and there were cases where entire villages were covered by huge volumes of soil and rock, while people had to move on solid ground.
Monsoon season, which is currently hitting India, Pakistan and other Asian countries, causes extensive floods and triggers landslides, with detrimental effects for the citizens of the affected countries. A new mathematical model, currently under development, aims in assessing the extent of anticipated damage and improving the civil protection and warning system.