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India : Flood, Land Slide : 2002/07/04
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Duration 2002/07/04
Name Flood, Land Slide
Outline At least two people were swept away by floods in eastern India's Bihar state while more than 8,500 people lost their homes in mudslides and flooding in neighbouring West Bengal.
On July 11, 2002, two children drowned in flood-hit northeastern India.The flooding caused by annual monsoon rains have forced 50,000 people from their homes in Assam.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Reuters AlertNet 2002/07/08
Dead: 3 persons

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