Details of Disaster Information


India : Flash Flood : 2006/06/11
GLIDE: FF-2006-000082-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2006/06/11
Country
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District
India
Name Flash Flood
Outline The floods struck when many people were sleeping
Around 130 people have died in flash floods in India's north-eastern state of Assam since Saturday. The worst affected area is the district of Goalpara where at least 80 villagers are still missing, officials say.


Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Swissinfo 2006/06/16
    Officials on the Indian side said 12 people had been killed so far and almost half-a-million affected by the floods, with scores of villages in the state of Assam inundated by overflowing rivers, forcing residents to higher grounds.
  • BBC NEWS 2005/06/11
    Goalpara's senior relief official, AK Majumder, told the BBC that 55 relief camps have been opened for more than 25,000 people who were made homeless by the sudden floods.