The unprecedented cloudbursts and rain fury in Himachal Pradesh this monsoon season is disastrous. The harm done to people and their possessions has been disastrous. Cloudbursts,landslides and avalanches have snatched people of their lives,property and belongings. The scenes of dead bodies pulled out of the debris was heart wrenching. The frequency and intensity of extreme climatic events have increased resulting in the loss of life and property. This monsoon season has registered a total of about 170 cloudbursts and landslides in the Pradesh. Tectonic shifts,deforestation, soil erosion, pollution, global warming, mining etc.are the main causes of all such disasters.Urbanisation and climate change can also increase the likelihood and impact of these catastrophic events. Mining and wildfire are other human activities that contribute to the occurrence and severity of natural disasters.The growing indiscriminate harvesting of trees is one of the reasons of landslides and soil erosions.H.P. Govt. And State Disaster Management Plan should be strict on such activities as contribute to these natural disasters .ln this hour of need everyone of us should donate generously and deliver goods to families badly affected by the rain fury in Himachal.