Details of Disaster Information

India : Flood : 2002/08/11
GLIDE: FL-2002-000490-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2002/08/11
Name Flood
Outline Torrents of muddy water from monsoon rains swept away several villages in remote northern India, killing at least 49 people.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/08/17
Dead: more than 900 people
(in northern India, Nepal and Bangladesh)

Related Links
  • BBC news 2002/08/17
    Relief operations are taking place in northern India, Nepal and Bangladesh
  • CNN news 2002/08/16
    Monsoon floods have killed more than 900 people in South Asia
  • BBC news 2002/08/14
    South Asia flood toll nears 900

  • Yahoo News 2002/08/14
    Floods caused by weeks of torrential rains have killed nearly 800 people in India, Nepal and Bangladesh and left scores missing and thousands homeless.
  • CNN News 2002/08/11
    Massive flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rain have killed 49 people in India as the monsoon combines with an el Nino.
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