Overall Orange alert Flood
in India

Event summary

This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100103
Death: 1681
Displaced: 2327210
Countries: India
From - To 25 Jun - 04 Aug

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Pakistan - Monsoon rain update (ECHO 13 Aug 2019)Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:08

  • Monsoon rains have flooded several districts of Sindh Province (south-eastern Pakistan), leading to 26 deaths and 4 injured between 9-12 August according to the national authorities. Torrential rain also contibuted to 7 deaths of in Punjab.
  • Several areas are still flooded in Karachi, hampering search and rescue operations. At least 128 people have been evacuated to a relief camp in Matiari City.
  • Heavy rainfall, with strong winds and thunderstorms will continue to affect most of Pakistan over 13-14 August.
Gujarat, India, August 2019Nearly 500mm of rain fell in 24 hours in the Gujarat city of Vadodara, causing urban flooding and the Vishwamitri river to break its banks. Further heavy rain fell from 02 to 04 August, prompting around 5,000 evacuations in Navsari district along with 240 people in Bharuch, 170 in Surat and around 100 in Tapi. According to India's National Emergency Response Centre (NERC) as of 05 August, a total of 53 people had died in Gujarat since the start of this year's monsoon.Thu 1 Aug 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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