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India: Flood: 2006/07/04 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/07/04
Country or District India
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rains triggered floods and landslides across India, killing 32 people and disrupting life in the financial hub of Mumbai for a second day on Tuesday, officials and residents said.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reueters News 2006/07/06
Monsoon rains lashed parts of India's east and west on Thursday, taking the death toll from a week of extreme weather to 81 people, but eased over the financial hub of Mumbai after disrupting life for three days.

Indo Express 2006/07/04
Heavy rains continued to lash the city for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday, inundating several low-lying areas and railway tracks and adversely affecting road and rail traffic.

BBC NEWS 2006/07/04
At least 30 people have died and scores are missing after three days of incessant in India, officials say. Most of the deaths have occurred because of landslides and collapsed houses following heavy rain in the states of Orissa and Jharkhand.

Reueters News 2006/07/04
At least 24 people were killed in the eastern states of Orissa and Jharkhand and several were missing in neighbouring West Bengal after torrential rains caused rivers to break their banks and triggered landslides, officials said


Reueters News: Picture 2006/07/07
Trains travel slowly through the flooded tracks as heavy rains hit India's financial hub in Mumbai