India : Flood : 2008/06/16
|Country or District||India|
|Outline||Flash floods and mudslides unleashed by heavy monsoon rains have claimed 25 lives and displaced 200,000 people in northeastern India, officials said Monday (16 June 2008).|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
As of 1 July 08, government sources reported the human death toll as 245 in the affected States/ Union Territories.
Early and heavy monsoon rains in India have caused floods in different parts of the country, leaving a total of 93 people dead across the country.
BBC news 2008/06/21
The number of people who have died in heavy flooding this week in east and north-east India following torrential rain has now risen above 50.
Reuters AlertNet 2008/06/17
Monsoon rains swept across India\\\'s remote northeast, forcing hundreds of thousands of villagers from their flooded homes and killing at least 30 people, officials said on Tuesday.
Flash floods, mudslides kill 25 in India\'s northeast
Geographycal Data Information
OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/06/16
India Floods (as of 16 Jun 2008) - Location Map