IIT Kharagpur

IIT-Kharagpur Rewrites History by Discovering This Amazing Fact About the Indus Valley Civilisation

Kharagpur | India

Researchers from the geology and geophysics departments of the institute have been studying the variation of monsoons over the past 5000 years. While studying monsoons over the Himalayas, the researchers discovered that for 900 years, there was little to no rainfall in the region. This is evidence that the source of water for the rivers that helped Indus civilisation thrive was completely cut at its source.


The Better India | Last Updated : 16-Apr-18

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