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Table 2 Spatial Distribution of Cloud burst in Himachal Pradesh

From: Mountain hazard susceptibility and livelihood security in the upper catchment area of the river Beas, Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India

District June July August Sept. Total percentage Average Cloudburst probability Risk category
Kullu 2 4 7 2 15 1.25 >1/Year Very High
Shimla 1 1 4 0 6 (16.7) 0.5 1 in 2 Year High
Kinnaur 0 2 2 0 4 (11.1) 0.33 1 in 3 High
Mandi 0 2 1 0 3 (8.3) 0.25 1 in 4 High
Kangra 0 2 0 0 2 (5.5) 0.17 1 in 6 Moderate
Chamba 0 0 2 0 2 (5.5) 0.17 1 in 6 Moderate
Sirmaur 0 0 1 0 1 (2.8) 0.084 1 in 12 Low
Solan 0 0 1 0 1 (2.8) 0.084 1 in 12 Low
Lahul and Spiti 0 1 0 0 1 (2.8) 0.084 1 in 12 Low
HamirPur 0 0 0 1 1 (2.8) 0.084 1 in 12 Low
Bilaspur 0 0 0 0 0 0   Low
Una 0 0 0 0 0 0   Low
Total 3 12 18 3 36 (100)    
  1. Source: Revenue Department, Himachal Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh State Disasters Management Authority, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 2014
  2. Compiled by Researcher