1.Uttarakhand has a total area of 53,484 m{2} [/tex].
2.93 percent is of mountains and 64 percent is of  forest.
3. Most of the Uttarakhand is of mountain peaks and glaciers
4. Ganga and Yamuna passes through Uttarakhand glaciers
5. Badrinath and Ketharnath from chota lies in Uttarakhand.
          From 14 to  17 June Uttarakhand recived a heavy rainfall.The rainfall was above the benchmark was above 375 cm.Which lead to heavy floods near gobidghat, kedar dome,Uttarakhand. Deforestation is one of the  main cause for the floods and disaster in Uttarakhand.
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In June 2013, a multi-day cloudburst centered on the North Indian state of Uttarakhand caused devastating floods and landslides becoming the country's worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami. Though some parts of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh in India experienced the flood, some regions of Western Nepal, and some parts of Western Tibet also experienced heavy rainfall, over 95% of the casualties occurred in Uttarakhand. As of 16 July 2013, according to figures provided by the Uttarakhand government, more than 5,700 people were "presumed dead."[2] This total included 934 local residents.[3] Destruction of bridges and roads left about 100,000 pilgrims and tourists trapped in the valleys leading to three of the four Hindu Chota Char Dham pilgrimage sites.The Indian Air Force, the Indian Army, and paramilitary troops evacuated more than 110,000 people from the flood ravaged area.