Flood Disasters Claimed More Than 50 Lives in 2007

Country

Date

Outline

Damage

Map

Notes

India 01 Jul. 07
-
11 Jul. 07
-Affected area:
Orissa - Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Keonjhar, and Mayurbhanj districts. Jagatsinghpur, Naugaon, Balikuda.
Chhattisgarh
- Raipur, Bilaspur, Mahasamund and Durg districts. Raipur and Bastar divisions.

Maharashtra - Amrawati District. Mumbai area. Konkan region. Pune

Gujarat - Saurashtra region: Bhavnagar, Surendranagar, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Amreli. south Gujarat: Bharuch, Narmada and Surat. Junagarh. Patan, Mehsana, Gandhinagar, Sabarkantha. Kutch region. Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Panchmahal, Anand. Dascroi and Dholka. Valsad and Kheda
Rajasthan - districts: Jodhpur, Pali, Barmer, Jalore, Jhalawar. Bilara, Luni and Jodhpur. Pichyak.
Madhya Pradesh - Hoshangabad, Harda, Rajgarh, Khandwa, Betul, Indore and Jhabua

West Bengal - Kolkata (Calcutta). districts: East and West Midnapore, Sabang. North and South 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hoogly, Bankura, Burdwan, Purulia, Darjeeling.. Ghatal, Sabang, Pingla, Datan and Jhargram. Cooch Behar.
Jharkhand - Jamshedpur and Chatra districts
Bihar - Bhagalpur, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Saharsa, Supaul, Muzaffarpur, Sheohar, East and West Champaran, Patna, Darbhanga, Gopalganj.
Uttar Pradesh - Hamirpur, Jhansi, Mahoba, Banda, Chitrakoot, Orai and Lalitpur. Maharajganj, Gorakhpur, Barabanki, Lakhimpur Kheri, Siddharthnagar, Faizabad, Ballia, Bahraich, Kushinagar, Balrampur and Gonda.

Assam State - Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Cachar, Karimganj, Hailakandi, Darrang, Morigaon, Sonitpur and Barpeta. Nalbari, Kamrup and Dibrugarh. Jorhat. Kamrup, Morigaon.
Arunachal Pradesh - Lakhimpur, Chamuah Gaon, Nowboicha, Bharaluwa Gaon
Meghalaya - West Garo Hills district -  Tura area. Rishipara area
Afghanistan 24 Jun. 07
-
03 Jul. 07
Almost a week after floods ravaged eight provinces According to a preliminary
report by the UN Childrenfs
Agency (UNICEF), flash floods
killed 113 people in six
provinces, including six victims
in Kabul.
Pakistan 23 Jun. 07
-
08 Jul. 07
 Torrential rain and
 gale  force winds  devastated
 coastal city of
 Karachi in
 southern Pakistan.  
-Affected area:
    Karachi
            Gadab Town
    Baluchistan province
            Ormara, Pasni,
            Gwadar,  Bela,
            Turbat, Mara.
            Sind Province
            Thatta,
            Badin districts
            Keti Bandar,
            Shah Bandar,
            Jati
-Human damage:
     Dead : 213
     Displaced :

 Most deaths caused by
 collapsing homes.
 Thousands stranded on
 rooftops and tree branches.
 Most of Gwadar city
 evacuated. Bridges destroyed
 and damage to main coastal
 highway.

India 22 Jun. 07
-
04 Jul. 07
 The storm and
 heavy monsoon
 rain caused flash
 floods and land
 slide in southern
 India.
-Affected area:
     Andhra Pradesh
      Districts: Kurnool,
          Mahabubnagar,
          Guntur, Prakasam,
          East Godavari,
          West Godavari,
          Anantapur and Kadpa.
     Telangana.
       Towns: Macherla, Nandyal,
                 Ongole
     Kerala
     Karnataka
     Maharashtra
           Mumbai, Pune.
-Human damage:
     Dead : 126
     Displaced : 200,000

Bangladesh 11 Jun. 07
-
24 Jun. 07
 Heaviest monsoon
 rains in years
 cause mudslides
 and  floods.
-Affected area:
     Chittagong area.
       Sylhet.
         Districts: Comilla,
                 Netrokona,
                 Sunamgonj,
                 Habigonj,
                 Bogra, Kurigram,
                 Chandpur Feni.
                 Zakiganj,
                 Maulvibazar.
-Human damage:
     Dead : 126
     Displaced : 80,000

China 6 Jun. 07
-
27 Jun. 07
 More than a week
 of heavy rain
 cause flash
 flooding and
 landslides.
-Affected area:
  Guangdong - Meizhou area,
      Liuhuang. Huangjin,
      Guangzhou, Shenzhen
  Sichuan -  Dazhu, Daxian,
      Mabian counties.
      Dazhou city.
  Hubei  -  Badong County of
      Enshi Prefecture.
      Qingtaiping. Yichang City.
      Enshi Tujia and Miao
      Autonomous Prefecture.
  Other provinces: Hunan,
     Guangxi, Guizhou, Fujian,
     Jiangxi,
     Chongqing municipality.
-Human damage:
     Dead : 167
     Displaced : 1,080,000

Oman and Iran 6 Jun. 07
-
12 Jun. 07
 Rare cyclone in
 the Middle East
  "strongest  storm
 to threaten the
 Arabian  Peninsula
 in 60  years"
-Affected area:
  [Oman]
     Muscat.
  [Iran]
     Hormorzgan,
     Sistan Baluchestan,
     Zahedan, Kerman.
   Towns - Chabahar,
     Shahrestan, Konark,
     Bandar Abbas, Kahir.
-Human damage:
 [Oman]
     Dead : 49
     Missing : 27
     Evacuated : 20,000
  [Iran]
     Dead : 12
     Evacuated : 40,000

Afghanistan 18 Mar. 07
-
5 Apr. 07
Floods and avalanches across 13 provinces. Heavy rain and melting snow.
-Affected area: Badghis
Uruzgan - Deh Rahwood district.
Helmand - Gereshk area
Herat - Golran District, Karta region.
Herat city. Gulran, Chusht.
Ghor - Chaghcharan
Ghazni
Nimroz
Dai Kundi (Daykundi) - Ashtarlai, Khidir.
Kabul
Kunar - Watapur, Sarkano, Ghazi Abad
and Narang districts
Badakhshan - Shiwa, Zebak
Laghman - Sorkhakan. south of Mehtar Lam.
Parwan - Shin Wari, Sayed Khel
Bamiyan
Panjshir
Parwan - Charikar, Sia Gard, Jabal Saraj and Salang Districts. Sayed Khel
Nuristan - Chatrash and Kamdish districts.
Nangarhar - Jalalabad area.
-Human damage: 104 casualties, 20,000 displaced
Houses/Infrastructure:
2,550 houses washed away, 500 houses flooded in Deh Rahwood, 1,655
homes destroyed, 10,000 acres farmland washed away.

Madagascar - Cyclone Indlala 15 Mar. 07
-
26 Mar. 07
4th heaviest t tropical cyclone hit Madagacar and heavy rains caused floods.
-Affected area: Northern areas - Sava region: Sambava, Antalaha, Andapa. Analajirofo region: Maroantsetra. Diana region: Ambanja district. Sofia region: Antsohy, Ananlalava, Mandristara,  Port Berger.
-Human damage: 80 casualties, 30,000 displaced.
-Infrastructure: Heavy infrastructure damage. Biggest flood since 1959 in Sofia region.
-Economic loss: 90,000 hectares of crops lost.

Indonesia 31 Jan. 07
-
22 Feb. 07
Heavy rains caused floods in Indonesia.
-Affected area: Jakarta (Cipinang Muara, Kalimalang, Ciledug, Kapuk, Tomang, Larangan, Bendungan Hilir, Kampung Melayu and Pasar Minggu). Bekasi, Tangerang, Depok, Bogor.
Banten province (Tangerang). West Java Province.

-Human damage: 80 casualties, 500,000 dispalced.
-Inundation: 4 meters deep in parts of city. Jakarta 75% flooded (255 square miles under water.)
-Economic loss: US$15.4 million. Total flood damages estimated at 8.8 trln rupiah.

Angola 17 Jan. 07
-
26 Jan. 07

Several days of heavy rain in Luanda city causes flash floods. Rains blamed on El Nino.
-Affected area: Luanda city, Cacuaco municipality, Viana. Benguela province.
-Human damge: 81 casualties. 40,000 displaced, 10,000 families homeless. 50 missing.
Infrastructure damage.

Brazil 1 Jan. 07
-
12 Jan. 07

Heavy rains caused mudslides and flash floods.
Four rivers overflowed in Sao Paulo state.
Dam burst in Minas Gerias.
-Affected area: Rio de Janeiro state - Campos, Petropolis, Teresopolis, Nova Friburgo, Sumidoro.
Sao Paulo state
Minas Gerais state - Mirai and Muriae
Espirito Santo.
-Human damage: 50 casualties, 17,000 displaced.
Infrastructure/Houses: Numerous shanties washed off the hillsides above Rio de Janiero city.