View Of Himalaya, Himalaya, Himalaya view from Jalandhar, Himalaya In India, Northen Himalaya, Himalaya Range, Himalayan News, News, Earth-24 News:- Local people of Indian State Punjab’s Jalandhar are enjoying the beautiful view of the Himalayas after a drop in pollution due to lockdown In India.
View of Himalayan | After Lock Down In India
Former Indian cricketer, Harbhajan Singh twitted a pic and said A clear view of the impact the pollution has done by us to Mother Earth India’s air pollution rank in the world is high and the worst on the world Air Quality Report 2019, compiled by IQAir.
India accounted for 21 of the top 30 most-polluted cities, and six.f the top ten. The winter months herald I a now-annual “pollution season” as the Cold air traps car fumes; dust, smoke, and industrial emissions close to the ground sending a pall of toxic smog sweeping across northern India.
Delhi is now in top capital as the world’s most polluted capital, air deteriorating as Beijing ha? cleaned up its act. At points, last winter, the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi and other northern cities touched 24 times the recommended safél limit 50.
Country Wide Pollution Report Of India
India’s air has swiftly cleared. The country’s Central Pollution Board reported a “significant improvement in air quality”. Even in Delhi, the AQI has consistently dropped below 50, with much of the capital deserted.
The lockdown was set to end next week, but the government has indicated that it will be extended as India bids to contain the virus in a string of local “hotspots”, which will be sealed off next week. The world’s second-most-populous nation initially escaped the pandemic almost unscathed, but cases have risen sharply over the past month, with infections ticking past 9,200 last night and the death toll hitting 331.
While the Himalayas are more visible, the high mountains are devoid of people this spring. Nepal and China have canceled all foreign climbing permits, including for Mt Everest, in a bid to stem the coronavirus outbreak. The unprecedented decision is set to devastate Nepal’s fragile economy, which is heavily dependent on foreign tourism for jobs and income during the main spring climbing season.
The Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) (Northern Himalaya)
The Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) is the section of the Himalayas within India, spanning 11 Indian states and Union Territories namely Jammu Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Assam and West Bengal of Indian Republic. The region is responsible for providing water to a large part of the Indian subcontinent and contains various flora and fauna.
The IHR physiographically, starting from the foothills of the south (Shivaliks), this mountain range extends up to Tibetan plateau on the north (Trans-Himalaya). Three major geographical entities, the Himadri (greater Himalaya), Himanchal (lesser Himalaya), and the Shiwaliks (outer Himalaya) extending almost uninterrupted throughout its length, are separated by major geological fault lines. Mighty but older streams like the Indus, Sutlej, Kali, Kosi, and Brahmaputra have cut through steep gorges to escape into the Great Plains and have established their antecedence.
The northernmost range of mountains is the Karakoram Mountains that continue into Pakistan and China. To the south of the Karakoram Range lies the Zanskar Ranges. Parallel to the Zanskar Ranges lies the Pir Panjal Ranges. These three mountain ranges lie parallel to each other in the north-western part of India, most of its area lying in the state of Jammu and Kashmir as its capital Srinagar, too.
Some of the highest mountains on earth are found in the region. Many rivers considered holy like the Ganga and supplying 13th to draw a flow from the Himalayas.
Source Wikipedia Indian Himalaya