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Planning a monsoon trip? Skip these Indian destinations for a safe and hassle-free vacation experience

Published on Jul 12, 2023 04:57 PM IST

Check out destinations you should avoid during the monsoon season, allowing you to plan a secure and worry-free vacation in India.

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If you're planning a monsoon trip in India and want to ensure a safe vacation, it's important to consider certain destinations that are prone to heavy rainfall and related hazards during this season. While monsoons can be a beautiful time to explore India's natural beauty, it's crucial to prioritize safety and avoid areas that may pose risks. Here are some destinations you may want to skip during the monsoon season(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 12, 2023 04:57 PM IST

If you're planning a monsoon trip in India and want to ensure a safe vacation, it's important to consider certain destinations that are prone to heavy rainfall and related hazards during this season. While monsoons can be a beautiful time to explore India's natural beauty, it's crucial to prioritize safety and avoid areas that may pose risks. Here are some destinations you may want to skip during the monsoon season(Unsplash)

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Uttarakhand (Kedarnath, Badrinath, etc.): Uttarakhand experiences heavy rainfall during the monsoon, which can lead to landslides, flash floods, and road blockages. These conditions can make it unsafe for travel, especially in hilly regions.(Rameshwar Gaur | HT) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 12, 2023 04:57 PM IST

Uttarakhand (Kedarnath, Badrinath, etc.): Uttarakhand experiences heavy rainfall during the monsoon, which can lead to landslides, flash floods, and road blockages. These conditions can make it unsafe for travel, especially in hilly regions.(Rameshwar Gaur | HT)

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Himachal Pradesh (Shimla, Manali, etc.): Himachal Pradesh is another hilly state that receives intense rainfall during the monsoon. Landslides and road closures are common in this region, making it risky to travel.(File photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 12, 2023 04:57 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh (Shimla, Manali, etc.): Himachal Pradesh is another hilly state that receives intense rainfall during the monsoon. Landslides and road closures are common in this region, making it risky to travel.(File photo)

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Mumbai and coastal Maharashtra: Mumbai and coastal areas of Maharashtra witness heavy rainfall and waterlogging during the monsoon. The city's infrastructure can be severely affected, leading to traffic congestion and travel disruptions.(Satish Bate/HT PHOTO) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 12, 2023 04:57 PM IST

Mumbai and coastal Maharashtra: Mumbai and coastal areas of Maharashtra witness heavy rainfall and waterlogging during the monsoon. The city's infrastructure can be severely affected, leading to traffic congestion and travel disruptions.(Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)

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Kerala (Alleppey, Munnar, etc.): Kerala receives abundant rainfall during the monsoon, which can cause flooding and landslides. Backwaters and houseboat tours may not be ideal during this season.(File photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 12, 2023 04:57 PM IST

Kerala (Alleppey, Munnar, etc.): Kerala receives abundant rainfall during the monsoon, which can cause flooding and landslides. Backwaters and houseboat tours may not be ideal during this season.(File photo)

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Cherrapunji is a place that receives rainfall consistently throughout the year. However, during the monsoon season, it experiences exceptionally heavy rainfall, reaching up to a staggering 11,777 mm. The temperature during this time ranges between 12°C to 16°C. It is advisable to avoid visiting Cherrapunji during the monsoon due to the intense and continuous downpours.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 12, 2023 04:57 PM IST

Cherrapunji is a place that receives rainfall consistently throughout the year. However, during the monsoon season, it experiences exceptionally heavy rainfall, reaching up to a staggering 11,777 mm. The temperature during this time ranges between 12°C to 16°C. It is advisable to avoid visiting Cherrapunji during the monsoon due to the intense and continuous downpours.(Unsplash)

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Assam, located in northeastern India, experiences heavy rainfall during the monsoon season from June to September. The region's lush landscapes and tea gardens thrive as a result of the abundant rain. However, the intense rainfall also poses the risk of floods, particularly in low-lying areas due to the presence of major rivers like the Brahmaputra. (File photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 12, 2023 04:57 PM IST

Assam, located in northeastern India, experiences heavy rainfall during the monsoon season from June to September. The region's lush landscapes and tea gardens thrive as a result of the abundant rain. However, the intense rainfall also poses the risk of floods, particularly in low-lying areas due to the presence of major rivers like the Brahmaputra. (File photo)

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