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Duration2003/08/05 Six weeks of monsoon rains have triggered landslides and flooding that has killed more than 26 people and has left 400 families homeless in Darjeeling, a small town in the northeastern Himalayan region of India.
Country or DistrictIndia

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others
Mercy Corps 2003/08/05
Dead: more than 26 people

Destroyed: 400 houses

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  • CNN News 2003/08/08
    For the second time in less than a month, flash floods in northern India have swept through a makeshift tent site where laborers were sleeping, killing 14 and injuring 18, local police said
  • Yahoo asia News 2003/08/08
    A fierce thunderstorm near a Himalayan resort washed away the tents of workers building a mountain tunnel, killing at least 24 people, police said Friday
  • OCHA Situation Report 2003/08/05
    Flooding, landslides devastate Indian community
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