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"Flash floods in Pokhara" Top 5 Page for this destination Pokhara Warnings Or Dangers Tip by Saagar

Pokhara Warnings and Dangers: 22 reviews and 16 photos

  The street became a river in 30 minutes
by Saagar
 
 

A few times I have experienced flash floods in Pokhara.
This has been during the post-monsoon period as well as during spring-time visits. Typically, there is a build-up of clouds during the early afternoon, and they burst around 3-4 pm. Huge amounts of wanter may fall in just a short period of time. The lights in the city may go out, the street becomes river, and you might loose your foothold trying to negotiate your way through.
No life-danger, though, just a major nuisance and you may not wish to have your bag and contents taken by the current into Fewa lake as you stumble through the streets.

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  • Updated Apr 21, 2004
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