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Review of floods in India during the past 75 years

C. Ramaswamy

Review of floods in India during the past 75 years

a perspective

by C. Ramaswamy

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Published by Indian National Science Academy in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Floods -- India.,
    • Rain and rainfall -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [161]-164.

      StatementC. Ramaswamy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC503 .R35 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 164 p. :
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2359317M
      LC Control Number86900692

      According to a recent data published by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Disaster Management Division, over one crore nine lakh people in India are affected by . As of 28 July, Assam Disaster Management Authority reported that more than million people are affected by floods in 19 districts. (Gov't of India, 28 Jul ).

        Northern India, one of the country’s poorest regions, has been ravaged by some of the worst monsoon storms in recent years. Local officials pointed to a highway overpass about 15 feet above the.   Assam Flood: All You Need to Know - Assam Exam Floods wreak havoc in Assam every year during the monsoon season. These floods caused by long and heavy spells of rain and causes very severe loss of lies and property and shamble the economy of the s.

      (Source: Revenue Department, Govt. of Assam.) floods: In a total of three waves of floods occurred.. floods: As many as five successive waves of high flood occurred in the state in the year , which resulted in tremendous loss in terms of lives, property, standing crops, first flood wave during the year occurred in the month of May, the second . Starting its wrath on 3 July , the flood continued to destroy South India, and including nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan and Bangladesh. More than people were dead. 30 million came under its effect and a damage of 50 crores INR was reported. UNICEF described it to be the worst flooding of South India in living memory. 3.) Ladakh Floods.


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In the wake of the Tamil Nadu floods, we present a list of nine deadly floods that wrecked the country over the past 15 years. Bihar floods () Considered one of the worst floods in the history of Bihar, the floods killed people, affected the lives of over 21 million people and damaged crops worth almost Rs 52, lakh.

India witnesses flood due to excessive rain which then results in overflow of rivers, lakes and dams, which adds to cause large amounts of damage to people's lives and property.

In the past, India has witnessed many of the largest, most catastrophic floods, causing irreparable damage to people's livelihood, property, and crucial infrastructure. Kerala state received unprecedented rains during the month of July Kerala received 3, mm of rain during the monsoon season (June to September), 64 per cent higher than normal and is the highest recorded rainfall.

The flood was probably caused by offshore vortices along the west coast and perturbations higher up in the troposphere and is not attributed to any depression or. The Kedarnath Temple one of the famous temples of Lord Shiva in India and part of the Char Dham yatra, was damaged and around people have died.

It is one of the most disastrous floods in the history of India. Himalayan Flash Floods Himalayan flash floods occurred on the midnight of August 3, in the Himalayan states of India. India floods: eight killed after rescue helicopter crashes in Uttarakhand Five crew and three civilians killed as effort continues to provide help.

India – 27 Dead in Tamil Nadu After Days of Heavy Rain. 3 December, Days of heavy rain have caused havoc in parts of South India, claiming the lives of at least 27 people. The worst affected areas are in the state of Tamil Read Full Article.

India and Bangladesh – Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ Leaves 24 Dead. 12 November,   The floods affected all the 21 districts in the state and affected around 47 lakh people living in villages. The flood also damaged lakh hectares of crop land. Historic Flooding in India and Pakistan. Alan Taylor waters from the overflowing Tawi river rage past in Jammu on September 6, house as a raft approaches to assist during floods in.

During the past 33 years, Yamuna River has crossed its maxi mum level 25 times. SinceDelhi has SinceDelhi has witnessed 6 massive floods in different years. At least one-third of the country is vulnerable to flooding, but the nature and extent varies both spatially and temporally.

Bangladesh has experienced 28 major floods during the past 42 years (), of which 11 were classified as 'devastating' and five as 'most devastating' (Khondker,p. 2; Alam,p. 2; Smith,p. 12).Cited by: Study of cloudburst and flash floods around Leh, India during AugustArticle in Natural Hazards 65(3) February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Highest floods in India P. RAKHECHA* Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pane, India occurred in India during the 30 years from to —almost seven floods every year.

Of these, some large floods overflowed the banks of the rivers and inundated a lotCited by: 4. Many rivers in China flow through mountainous areas with conditions favorable for river blocking. Outburst floods are especially prevalent in the margins of the Tibetan Plateau due to high relief, narrow river gorges and threshold hillslopes ().A recent global outburst flood review contained few cases in China (O'Connor et al., ), and a related review in China only considered moraine Cited by: 1.

Floods are recurrent phenomenon, which cause huge loss of lives and damage to livelihood system, property, infrastructure and public utilities. It is a cause for concern that the flood related damages are showing an increasing trend.

The average annual flood damage during the last 10 years () was Rs. crore as compared to Rs. India News: Over crore people across districts have been affected by floods that left more than 1, dead.

Records show this year’s monsoon floods were t. Floods in India are mainly caused due to rainfall in a large area during the monsoon periods. Flood destructions have always brought misery to numerous people, especially in the rural areas. When a large portion of the country remains flooded for a week with few decimeters deep water, it affects the normal life of the people badly.

Cataclysmic floods in the northern state of Uttarakhand are reminder India must act to save its fragile mountains Kavitha Rao Mon 24 Jun EDT First published on Mon 24 Jun EDTAuthor: Kavitha Rao.

The South India floods resulted from heavy rainfall generated by the annual northeast monsoon in November–December They affected the Coromandel Coast region of the South Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. More than people were killed and over million (18 lakh) people were displaced.

With estimates of damages and losses ranging from Location: South India (Tamil Nadu. In southern India, days of heavy rain have led to deadly floods, claiming more than 70 lives in the past week, according to recent media reports.

India's air force has deployed to rescue residents Author: Anna Norris. The Gujurat Earthquake, India, twenty sixth would W fatalities, the Bhuj earthquake became right into a extensive journey.

From a technical attitude the biggest component of this journey became into that it got here approximately in an intra-plate area – i.e. not interior the instant location of a important tectonic fault gadget. mutually as the probability .