If you've been following the news, you might have heard about the devastating monsoon flooding happening right now in India's northern state of Uttarakhand. Monsoon flooding is an interesting dilemma. The monsoon is necessary for agricultural success in India; yet it can also be a dangerous display of extreme weather. To what extent do we try to maintain nature, and at what point are we interfering too much? Uttarakhand is a mountainous area in the Himalayas naturally prone to mudslide and seclusion. Is the Indian government responsible for lessening these effects? Or are these necessary results of the monsoon season and the environment? Browse this collection of articles about flooding and extreme weather and see what you think: floods - National Geographic Education. Also, check out this article on monsoons: monsoon - National Geographic Education.