Overall Red alert Flood
in India

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100977
Death: 415
Displaced: 1358720
Countries: India
From - To 24 Jul - 02 Aug

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Cyclone Gulab, India, Late September 2021As of 26 September, 22,468 people had evacuated costal areas of Odisha in preparation for the oncoming Cyclone Gulab. Evacuees were accommodated in 621 relief camps. The numbers displaced later increased to 46,075. In Andhra Pradesh, 3,940 people were evacuated and accommodated in 16 relief camps in Srikakulam district. Storm surge of 0.5 metres was expected. Some coastal flooding was reported in Srikakulam. As of 27 September flooding was reported in Visakhapatnam and Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, due to heavy rain. One fisherman was reported missing and another was injured at sea. On 27 September flooding was reported in parts of the state of Telangana with Nizamabad district worst affected. Government offices and educational institutions were closed on 28 September 2021. One person was reportedly swept away by flood water in Vikarabad district. Some roads were flooded in Hyderabad.Tue 28 Sep 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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La Banca Asiatica di Sviluppo (ADB) ha approvato un prestito di 251 mln di dollari per la protezione e la gestione delle inondazioni urbane nel bacino del fiume Chennai-Kosasthalaiyar in India. La rapida urbanizzazione di Chennai ha invaso
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For many years, scientists have considered unpredictable and extreme rainfall patterns as a likely long-term effect of climate change. While this has yet to be written as evidential truth, the devastating effects of increased rainfall are a
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On the world’s largest river island in Assam, floating farms are boost ... 2021-09-21T19:18+0200.

For the past few months, Rombha Payeng has had fewer worries on her mind. The 33-year-old homemaker and farmer is able to feed organic vegetables to her two young daughters. Not long ago this was an inaccessible luxury for the family. Payen
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Assam’s wild water buffalo is in troubled waters because of habitat lo ... 2021-09-21T10:20+0200.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (2), NASA (7), DesInventar (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),