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India : Floods : 2008/08/09
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Duration 2008/08/09
Country
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District
India
Name Floods
Outline Heavy monsoon rains in southern India have destroyed houses and flooded parts of Andhra Pradesh, killing at least 40 people over the weekend, officials say.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Reuters AlertNet 2008/08/18
    In the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, hundreds of old buildings collapsed, killing 73 people in the past two days, officials said. More than 60 people were killed in flooding in India\\\'s southern state of Andhra Pradesh, with tens of thousands more moved to safety in makeshift camps.
  • BBC news 2008/08/11
    India monsoon rains kill dozens