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India: Flash Flood: 2002/07/22 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/07/22
Country or District India
Event Type Flash Flood
Outline Flash floods triggered by days of monsoon rain are affecting more than half a million people in India's northeastern state of Assam.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/07/25
Dead: at least 30 people
Affected: 5 million people

Hundreds of villages are now under water.

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Reuters AlertNet 2002/07/26
Villagers wade through floodwaters in Arnai Chapori, 600 km from Guwahati in Assam state.

BBC news 2002/07/25
Floods hit five million in India

CNN news 2002/07/25
A million homeless after floods in India

BBC news 2002/07/22
Assam floods hit 500,000 people