Details of Disaster Information

India : Flash Flood : 2004/10/09
GLIDE: FF-2004-000150-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2004/10/09
Name Flash Flood
Outline Unseasonably heavy downpours have triggered landslides and submerged large areas in northeastern India, Bangladesh and Nepal the past three days, leaving at least 144 people dead, officials said Saturday. In India, the death toll rose to 100 after rescue workers on Saturday.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Reuters AlertNet 2004/10/11
    Rescuers pulled the bodies of six people, three children among them, from flooded fields in India's northeastern state of Assam on Monday, taking to 94 the death toll from flash floods, an official said.
  • BBC News 2004/10/11
    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.
  • CNN News 2004/10/10
    Death toll in Asian floods at 144