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India : Flood : 2008/06/16
GLIDE: FL-2008-000089-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/06/16
Country
   or
District
India
Name Flood
Outline Flash floods and mudslides unleashed by heavy monsoon rains have claimed 25 lives and displaced 200,000 people in northeastern India, officials said Monday (16 June 2008).

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • UNDP 2008/07/04
    As of 1 July 08, government sources reported the human death toll as 245 in the affected States/ Union Territories.
  • IFRC 2008/06/23
    Early and heavy monsoon rains in India have caused floods in different parts of the country, leaving a total of 93 people dead across the country.
  • BBC news 2008/06/21
    The number of people who have died in heavy flooding this week in east and north-east India following torrential rain has now risen above 50.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2008/06/17
    Monsoon rains swept across India\\\'s remote northeast, forcing hundreds of thousands of villagers from their flooded homes and killing at least 30 people, officials said on Tuesday.
  • AFP 2008/06/16
    Flash floods, mudslides kill 25 in India\'s northeast
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