Damage caused by Super Cyclone Oct 29-31, 1999

Sources:

  1. White paper on Orissa super cyclone Oct 1999 relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction work presented to the Orissa Legislative Assembly
  2. Memorandum on Damages caused by the Super Cyclonic storm of Rarest Severity in the State of Orissa on 29-30th Oct 1999, submitted to Government of India by Government of Orissa

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Conversion factor used for Indian Rupee (INR) to USD: 1USD = 46 INR

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Affected area 46 municipalities and 17,993 villages in 14 districts
Affected population 19 million
Killed 8,479
Homeless 8.26 million
Houses damaged 2.06 million
Crop damaged 2.1 million Ha (mainly Paddy/Rice) worth INR 18 billion (USD 391 million)
Livestock killed 2.479 million heads
Total Damage INR 62.2759 billion USD 1.3538 billion

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