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Statement showing flood damage during the years 1981-1997

Year

Area Affected (Million Hectares)

Population Affected (in millions)

Cropped area affected (M.Hect.)

Damage to houses (in million)

Animal Lost (in million)

Human lives lost (in number)

Damage to public properties (Rs.in million)

Total Damage (Rs.in million)

1981

6.12

32.49

3.27

0.91

0.08

1376

5123.1

11965.0

1982

8.87

56.01

5.00

2.39

0.24

1573

6716.1

16448.7

1983

9.02

61.03

3.29

2.39

0.15

2378

8734.3

24916.1

1984

10.71

54.55

5.19

1.76

0.14

1661

8181.1

19055.6

1985

8.38

59.59

4.65

2.45

0.04

1804

20500.4

40592.6

1986

8.31

55.50

4.58

2.05

0.06

1200

19825.3

37485/2

1987

8.89

48.34

4.94

2.92

0.13

1835

9505.9

25697.2

1988

16.29

59.55

10.15

2.27

0.15

4252

13778.0

46300.4

1989

8.06

34.15

3.01

0.78

0.07

1718

12987.7

24053.3

1990

9.30

40.26

3.18

1.02

0.13

1855

4552.6

17089.2

1991

6.17

33.84

2.51

1.12

0.04

1145

6856.2

14388.0

1992

2.09

19.09

1.43

0.56

0.77

1367

11708.0

20476.1

1993

4.63

22.90

3.13

0.47

0.12

930

480.9

3419.6

1994

2.75

21.02

1.89

0.60

0.21

1511

7396.4

17934.6

1995

6.11

38.83

3.36

1.19

0.70

2209

677.1

5718.6

1996

7.42

39.39

3.37

0.40

0.60

1306

8616.2

22047.8

1997

3.85

26.55

1.84

0.40

0.27

929

9716.1

15669.4

 

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Some severe Cyclones in India

Location

Period

  Loss  of  human lives

Bengal

October,1847

75,000 

Bengal

October,1874

80,000

Andhra Pradesh

November,1946

750

Tamil Nadu

December,1972

80 

Bengal

Septemeber,1976

10

Andhra Pradesh

November , 1977

8547

TamilNadu

May,1979

700

Orissa

September,1985

84

Andhra Pradesh

November,1987

50

Orissa

June,1989

61

Andhra  Pradesh

May,1990

928  

Tamil Nadu

November,1991

185 

Andhra Pradesh

October,1996

1057

Gujarat

June,1998

1261

Orissa

October,1999

8913

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Annexure-III

Some of the major earthquakes in India

Year

Place of Occurrence

 Magnitude on Richter Scale

Number of  human lives lost

1819

Kutch

8.0

2000

1833

Bihar

7.7

Hundreds

1869

Assam

7.5

Not available

1885

Srinagar

7.0

Not available

1897

Assam (Shillong)

8.7

1600

1900

Kerala (Palghat)

6.0

Not available

1905

Himachal Pradesh (Kangra)

8.0

20,000

1906

Himachal Pradesh

7.0

Not available

1918

Assam

7.6

Not available

1930

Assam (Dubri)

7.1

Many*

1934

Bihar-Nepal

8.3

14,000

1941

Andamans

8.0

Many

1943

Assam (NE)

7.2

Not available

1950

Assam (NE)

8.6

1500

1952

Norther Eastern part of India

7.5

Not available

1956

Gujarat (Anjar)

7.0

Hundreds

1956

Uttar Pradesh (Bullandshahar)

6.7

Many

1958

 

Uttar Pradesh

(Kapkote)

6.3

Many

1960

Delhi

6.0

Not available

1963

Kashmir (Badgam)

5.5

Hundreds

1966

Uttar Pradesh

( Moradabad )

5.3

Not available

1967

Nicobar

6.2

Not available

1967

Maharashtra (Koyna)

6.5

200

1970

Andhra Pradesh
(Bhadrachalam)

6.5

Not available

1970

Gujarat (Barouch)

5.7

Not available

1975

Himachal Pradesh

6.5

Not available

1988

Bihar - Nepal

6.6

1003

1988

Assam

7.2

Many

1991

Uttar Pradesh

(Uttar Kashi)

6.6

715

1993

Maharashtra (Killari-Latur)

6.3

7928

1997

Madhya Pradesh
 (
Jabalpur )

6.0

38

1999

Uttar Pradesh
(Chamoli)

6.8

100

2001

Gujarat (Bhuj)

6.9

13805

Note :*  Many means less than a  hundred.

 

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