Overall Green alert Flood
in India

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

GDACS ID FL 1100611
Death: 16
Displaced: 214
Countries: India
From - To 12 Sep - 28 Sep

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Assam, India, Late September 2020Heavy rainfall from around 22 September caused further flooding in Assam, India. Media called this the "Third Wave" of floods in the state for this year's monsoon. As of 28 September, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) re[ported 1 fatality, 317,977 affected and 117 in relief camps. The worst affected district is Nagaon, with 198,854 people affected. Other affected districts include Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Kamrup, Morigaon, Hojai, Majuli, Jorhat, West Karbi Anglong, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia.Tue 22 Sep 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 21 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

IMD warns of heavy rain in Assam & MeghalayaThu, 01 Oct 2020 08:45:00 +0200.

GUWAHATI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of heavy rainfall in Assam and Meghalaya from Wednesday till October 5 by issuing an “yellow” alert, which may deteriorate the flood situation in Assam. At present, over 2.83 la
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STUDENT COLLECTIVES AS RELIEF MEDIATION TO THE PERILS OF NATURAL DISAS ... Wed, 30 Sep 2020 22:22:00 +0200.

‘The year is 2020. The tree in front of my house is bent on crashing upon the family car. It’s raining cats and dogs. Suddenly, there’s a blackout and there’s water seeping in from a broken window pane. The wind too isn’t very keen on slowi
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Flooding worsens further in northSun, 27 Sep 2020 20:43:00 +0200.

The overall flood situation has worsened further in the northern region as the water level of the Upper Meghna Basin in the northeastern region of the country is increasing gradually. Hundreds of flood victims have been leading a miserable
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Virus, drought, flood hit 51M folkSun, 27 Sep 2020 05:27:00 +0200.

NEW YORK: At least 51.6 million people worldwide have been affected by floods, droughts or storms and the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), showed the news analysis published Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) by the International Federation
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),