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India:Flash Flood:2006/06/11

Duration2006/06/11 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.

Country or DistrictIndia
NameFlash Flood

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  • 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.
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