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India: Flood: 2005/12/05 Country Information on DRR

Period 2005/12/05
Country or District India
Event Type Flood
Outline Torrential rains have killed 21 people and rendered thousands homeless in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, officials said on on 4 December.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2005/12/05
The heavy rains, which began on Saturday, were caused by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal. Cyclonic rains have killed over 150 people in Andhra Pradesh since July.

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Reuters AlertNet 2005/12/10
The second Bay of Bengal storm in less than a week lost its strength on Saturday as it crossed the coast of India's Tamil Nadu state but still brought heavy rains and gusty winds to storm-weary residents, officials said.