Last updated 9:00 PM EST, January 25, 2007 by EKA
2006 Global Register of Major Flood Events - Scroll Down and Look For Links to Maps In The Country Column
DFO # Glide Number Country Detailed
Locations
Rivers Began Ended  Duration (days)  Dead  Displaced   Damage (USD)  Main cause Secondary cause Recurrence Interval (anecdotal)   Severity Class*   Hectares flooded  Hayden Code  Affected Region ( sq km)    Flood Magnitude**  MODIS flood inundation limit
file names***
Notes and Comments Centriod Affected Region
Longitude (x)
Centriod Affected Region
Lattitude (y)
                                             
232 FL-2007-000003-PHL Philippines Northern Samar - Catarman, Mondragon, San Roque, Pambujan, Lope de Vega. Bobon, Las Navas, Catubig, Silvino Lobos.
Leyte - Palo, Sta. Fe, Abuyog and Javier. Sogod, St. Bernard.
Catarman, Lawigan, Subangdaku 29-Dec-06 15-Jan-07          18 12        50,000  see notes  Heavy rain                   1               1,410               1.1   Floods and landslides.
Northern Samar - Continuous heavy rains overflow Catarman River. 14 dead. Three towns flooded with up to 2 meters of water.  5,000 families displaced. Flood damage to agriculture and infrastructure estimated at P208,655,440.
Southern Leyte - 3 dead in floods and mudslides around Sogod.
124.77 12.44
231   Peru Huanuco - Leonico Prado - Santa Rosa de Chapaquilla, Naranjillo, Zapallal. Huamalies, Maranon (Cholo), Puerto Inca (Codo del Pozuzo).
San Martin - Tocache (Nuevo Progreso, Polvora, Uchiza), Moyobamba, Picota (San Hilarion, Puerto Rico), Rioja (Yuracyacu),
Huallaga, Mayo, Ucayali 26-Dec-06 2-Feb-07          39 6        46,000   Heavy rain                   1            134,600             13.4   Torrential rains in Peruvian jungle since late December, flooding on Amazon tributaries. 46,000 homeless.
San Martin department - 33,200 homeless, 772 houses destroyed, 6,000 houses damaged.
Huanuco department - 10,000 homeless, 545 homes destroyed, 2,600 homes damaged. Huallaga River overflowed. 
-75.99 -9.18
230 FL-2006-000192-IDN Indonesia Sumatra - Aceh - Aceh Tamiang (Kuala Simpang), Langsa, Aceh Timur, Aceh Utara, Gayo Lues, Bener Meriah, Aceh Utara, Lhokseumawe, Bireuen.
North Sumatra - Langkat (Besitang), Muara Sipongi.
Riau Province - Indragiri Hulu (Inhu), Rantau Kopar.
Aceh - Tamiang River
Riau - Indragiri River
22-Dec-06 4-Jan-07          14 193      400,000   Heavy rain Monsoonal rain                 1              16,200               3.4   Rainy season arrives late in Indonesia. Floods and landslides. 124 dead and 170 missing. Thousands houses destroyed, roads and bridges washed away.
Aceh province - at least 76 dead, 163 missing. 365,335 displaced. Close to 90 percent of Aceh Tamiang flooded. 15,749 hectares paddy fields damaged.  147,000 displaced in Aceh Utara.
North Sumatra - 70 dead. 44,000 displaced.
Raiu province - 21,431 houses inundated.
97.50 4.47
229 FL-2006-000189-MYS Malaysia and Singapore Malaysia - Johor Sate - Johor Bahru, Kluang, Muar, Kota Tinggi, Segamat, Batu Pahat, Pontian, Mersing.
Malacca - Jasin, Alor Gajah.
Pahang, Negeri Sembilan.
Singapore - 
Sungai Rambai, Sungai Segamat 19-Dec-06 10-Jan-07          23 16        90,000  $         22,000,000 Heavy rain Monsoonal rain                 3              18,300             12.7   Malaysia - Floods and landslides. Roads and bridges damaged.
"The floods the most severe in a century in southern Malaysia" Infrastructure  damage in Johor expected to hit RM60 million.
Singapore -  December 30 - "wettest December in 137 years with 765.9 mm of rain recorded for the first 28 days of the month"
103.22 1.87
228 FL-2006-000191-LKA Sri Lanka Hambantota and Amparai Kirindi River, Lunugamvehera Reservoir and Yodhakandiya Reservoir 17-Dec-06 20-Dec-06           4          40,000   Heavy rain                   1               6,830               1.1   Floods have displaced at least 40,000 people in Sri Lanka. 6,000 families in Hambantota district displaced. 81.66 6.84
227   Pakistan Balochistan - Khuzdar district - Ornath Darowala River 4-Dec-06 6-Dec-06           3 5     Heavy rain                   1              28,940               1.9   Flash floods destroy bridge. 66.52 28.04
226 TC-2006-000175-PHL Philippines and Vietnam - Typhoon Durian Philippines - Bicol Region - Albay province -  Padang, Legazpi city. Daraga, Guinobatan
Catanduanes Island -
Mindoro Island -
Vietnam -  provinces: Ba Ria Vung Tau, Ben Tre, Phu Yen, Binh Thuan, Binh Dinh, Vinh Long, Tien Giang. Phu Quy island
Philippines - Yawa River. 30-Nov-06 8-Dec-06           9 526        82,915  $         12,250,000 Heavy rain Tropical Cyclone                 1              45,660               4.7   Philippines - Heavy rains from Typhoon Durian cause floods and mudslides. 526 dead. 740 missing. 82,915 evacuated. 300,000 houses destroyed.
Padang and several other villages destroyed by mudslide from Mayon volcano in Albay Province.
Vietnam - December 5 - Tropical Storm Durian hits southern Vietnam. 85 dead. 120,000 buildings destroyed. 50,000 evacuated ahead of the storm. 47 dead in Ba Ria Vung Tau province.
106.74 10.33
225   Rwanda Northern Province - Rulindo District, Gakenke   28-Nov-06 15-Dec-06          18 24          2,000   Heavy rain                   1                  840               0.8   Flash floods. Thousands homeless. 3,000 hectares farmland submerged. 5,000 homes submerged. 29.94 -1.79
224 FL-2006-000171-HTI Haiti Grande-Anse (Jérémie, Abricots, Bonbon).  Nippes (Baradčres, Plaisance Arnaud, Anse-ŕ-Veau,). North-West (Port-de-Paix, Jean-Rabel, Bord-de-Mer de Jean-Rabel, Chansolme )   28-Nov-06 1-Dec-06           4 7          1,500   Heavy rain                     6,300     Heavy rains from November 23-28 cause serious flooding in Grande-Anse and in the North-West region. 335 families evacuated, 3,700 families affected by flooding. Roads and bridges washed away.  -73.48 18.50
223   Malawi Lower Shire Valley district of Chikwana Mwanza 27-Nov-06 29-Nov-06           3 5          8,000   Heavy rain                   1               2,760               0.6   Several villages inundated after Mwanza River burst its banks. 8,000 homeless.  915 hectares cropland inudated. 34.51 -15.96
222   DR Congo Orientale Province - Isangi, Basoko, Kisangani, Banalia
Maniema Province - Kindu area.
Congo 24-Nov-06 15-Dec-06          22          26,000   Heavy rain                   1            126,500             11.0   24 villages flooded in Orientale Province. 26,000 people living in canoes.
Kisangani - 6 people missing. 56,917 people in 41 villages affected by flooding.
January 25, 2007 - at least 20,000 still homeless from November floods.
24.34 0.81
221 FL-2006-000174-PAN Panama Cocle, Colon, and Panama provinces. Costa Abajo area, Capira   21-Nov-06 30-Nov-06          10 11          1,290   Heavy rain                   1              17,730               3.1   Floods and landslides kill 11 northwest of Panama City. 1290 homeless. Bridges collapsed. 200 houses destroyed. Villages cut off by flooding. -78.71 8.90
220   Afghanistan Farah Province - Sang village of Purchaman (Porchaman) district   19-Nov-06 21-Nov-06           3 18     Heavy rain                   1                  560               0.3   Farah - An entire small village washed away in floods. 150 houses destroyed in Purchaman district. 200 cattle killed.
63.86 33.15
219   Afghanistan Uruzgan province - Chori and Harwad districts. Charchino (Char Chino),  Dehrawood (Dehraod, Dehrawat), Khas Uruzgan (Khas Urozgan), Chnarto, Choraee, Chora
Helmand Province - Grishk district - Kharko and Hazarjuft
  19-Nov-06 21-Nov-06           3 50     Heavy rain                   1              11,940               1.2   Uruzgan - Flash flooding kills 50 and injures 30. 120 houses destroyed in Chori and Harwad districts. Hundreds of acres of land washed away. Roads and bridges destroyed.
Helmand - 500 homes destroyed in Kharko and Hazarjuft areas
66.13 32.74
218 FF-2006-000168-AFG Afghanistan Badghis Province - Murghab and Ghormach districts. Balamurgab and Gormac. Murghab river 16-Nov-06 20-Nov-06           5 66          4,500   Heavy rain                   1               5,000               1.1   Flash flooding kills 66 and leaves more than 100 missing. More than 1,000 homes destroyed. 5,500 people affected by flooding. 50,000 families live in the inundated area. Over 2,300 sheep and livestock killed. 63.54 35.62
217   DR Congo Kaziba (Kasiba)   15-Nov-06 18-Nov-06           4 8     Heavy rain  Dam/Levy, break or release                  1               1,070               0.5   Floods and mudslides. 2 bridges destroyed. Nyamurera Dam destroyed. 27.06 -7.07
216 FF-2006-000163-AFG Afghanistan Nangarhar Province - Beghsood (Behsud) district, Qasem Abad village. Daman area of Dehsod district. Sra Rod district, Sultanpur and Ziarat villages.  Kabul River 10-Nov-06 12-Nov-06           3 9     Heavy rain                   1               1,400               0.4   Flash floods kill 9. 1,000 houses destroyed. 70.79 34.22
215   Congo Republic Brazzaville - Ngamakosso, Mama Mbouale and Mpila in northeast of city. Tsieme river 4-Nov-06 18-Nov-06          15 7          6,000   Heavy rain                   1               1,300               1.0   Flooding in the capital city kills 7 and displaces thousands. 15.43 -4.24
214   USA Washington - west of the Cascades. Counties: Lewis, Skagit, Snohomish, Pierce, King. Towns: Sultan, Index, Rockport, Marblemount, Hamilton, Packwood, Sumner, Snohomish, Chehalis, Randle. Mount Rainier National Park.
Oregon - Tillamook County. Mount Hood area. 
Washington - Cowlitz, Skokomish, Skykomish, Tolt, Puyallup, Skagit, Snohomish, Pilchuck, Carbon, Snoqualmie, South Fork of the Stillaguamish, Nisqually, White, Wenatchee.
Oregon - White, Columbia, Nehalem and Wilson
5-Nov-06 10-Nov-06           6 2          1,500   Heavy rain   10               1              57,890               4.3   Heavy rains from "Pineapple Express" storm bring up to 15 inches rain to western Washington and northwestern Oregon.
Record flooding on 6 rivers. Rainfall records across western Washington.
Cowlitz River burst its banks and changed course near Packwood, Washington.
Snohomish River breaches French Slough and Marshland levees near Monroe and Everett.
Worst floods in region in a decade.
"The storm that generated the flooding was "the fifth 10-year event in the last 16 years," he noted citing storms in 1990, '95, '96, 2003 and this week"
-122.15 47.86
213   Iraq Irbil province - Dahuk, Arbil and Sulaimaniyah. Khalifan district (Bilay Jeeri), Sulaymanyah. Arbil region - Spilan, Rosata Balakayati area.   5-Nov-06 7-Nov-06           3 20        18,000   Heavy rain                   1              19,960               1.6   Flash floods kill 20 and injure 20 people in Iraqi Kurdistan. 9 bridges and several houses destroyed in five villages. 3,000 families homeless. 44.81 36.23
212 TC-2006-000153-PHL Philippines - Typhoon Cimaron Luzon Island: Isabela (Ilagan, Dinapigue, Jones, Cauayan City). Neuva Vizcaya (Kasibu). Benguet (Bugias). Kalinga. Aurora. La Union. Cagayan (Tuao). Baguio city Cagayan River 30-Oct-06 1-Nov-06           3 19      300,000   Heavy rain Tropical Cyclone                 1              23,980               1.7   Strongest storm to hit the Philippines in eight years, Typhoon Cimeron, causes floods and landslides. 15 dead. 300,000 displaced. US$8.86 million dollars crops damaged. 121.82 17.02
211 FL-2006-000156-TUR Turkey and Syria Turkey - southeastern provinces of Sanliurfa (Harran), Diyarbakir (Cinar, Bismil), Ceylanpinar, Karatas, Mardin (Savur), Sirnak (Silopi), Hakkari (Semdinli). Towns: Beykoz, Batman, Mersin, Bitlis. Manavgat region.
Syria - Al-Hassakah area.
  27-Oct-06 7-Nov-06          12 46        63,000  see notes  Heavy rain   69               2            122,300             17.4   Turkey - 46 dead, 8 missing, 15 injured. Damage to roads and buildings. 988 houses damaged.
12 dead in Batman after Iluh Stream overflowed.
Worst floods to hit the region since 1937.
"The cost of the damage in urban areas alone amounts to YTL 448.8 million. This doesn't include agricultural or rural losses."
39.65 37.64
210 FL-2006-000157-ETH
FL-2006-000161-SOM
FL-2006-000169-SOM
Ethiopia and Somalia Ethiopia - Somali State - Gode, Kelafo and Mustahil. Afder, Liben and Korahe. East Imi, Ferfer, Denan. Kibredehar and Musthale Ogaden region. West Imi.
Somalia - Lower Shabelle province - Kuntuwarey, Marerey, Mustaqbal, Buulo Xaaji. Hiran - Beletweyne, Baled Weyn, Fidow, Jabiley, Jalalaqsi, Bulo Burti, Bulo-Warey. Middle Shabelle - Mahaday, Hurwa, Duduble, Johwar area, Garash, Mahadey.  Mogadishu. districts: Bondheere, Wardhiigley. 
Wabe Shebelle
Wabi-sheblle, Webi and Genale rivers
27-Oct-06 25-Dec-06          60 132      410,000   Heavy rain   50               2            504,000             58.1 20063280730Shab210M2.42
20063211025Shab210Ma2.44
20063140720Som210M2.46
20063050725Som210M25bm
20063030735NSom210M25bm
Longer than usual Deyr rainy season is forcast.
"worst flooding for 50 years in Somalia"
Ethiopia
-  80 dead. 122,500 displaced in Gode, Afder, Liben and Korahe.
Somalia - 52 dead. 299,000 displaced along the Shabelle River.
November 10 - 65,000 displaced around Beletweyne
November 16 - 19 villages inundated in Jalalaqsi district, 1,000 families homeless. 6,000 hectares farmland flooded.
12 villages flooded and 15,000 displaced in Kurtunwarey on Lower Shabelle.
December 29 - 342 total dead Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia - includes  event 2006-203
44.60 4.64
209   India Tamil Nadu - Chennai area. Chepet, Nugamabakkam
Andhra Pradesh - Guntur, Prakasam, Krishna, East Godavari and West Godavari districts. Machilipatnam, Vijayawada and Gudivada. Sopirala. Ongole, Chirala, Guntur, Repalle, Bapatla, Tenali, Vijayawda, Visakhapatnam and Amalapuram.
Godavari and Krishna deltas. 26-Oct-06 4-Nov-06          10 47      225,000   Monsoonal rain Heavy rain                 1              40,090               4.6 20063200805AnPra209Ma2.29
20063090520AndPra209M2.29
Cyclonic storm 'Ogni' passes from Tamil Nadu to Andhra Pradesh. 31 dead. 60,000 homeless.
Tamil Nadu - 19 dead in Chennai area. Heavy rain in Chennai and coastal cities for three days, 1,000 evacuated. "Miles and miles of city and suburbs have gone under water"
Andhra Pradesh - At least 28 dead. 225,000 evacuated. record rainfall in Avanigadda, Repalle and Machilipatnam. 300,000 acres crops inundated. 12,000 homes destroyed.
79.93 14.13
208 FL-2006-000155-LKA Sri Lanka Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Galle, Matara, Puttlam, Ratnapura, Badulla, Kegalle and Kurunegala   26-Oct-06 20-Nov-06          26 52        88,000   Monsoonal rain Heavy rain                 1               6,980               2.7 20063180815SriLa208Ma2.52
20063110810SriLa208Ma2.52
20063090520SriLan208M2.29
Inter-monsoon rains combined with storms.
Floods and mudslides. 45 dead. 91,000 families homeless.
80.03 7.32
207   UK  Scotland - Highlands area - Dingwall, Evanton, Alness, Tain. Caithness, Sutherland, Easter Ross, Moray Firth   26-Oct-06 28-Oct-06           3 1            300   Heavy rain   70               2               2,300               1.1   Torrential rainfall and gales cause worst flooding in 70 years in the Highlands. Floodwater 6ft deep in places in Dingwall and Evanton. Hundreds evacuated. 50 people rescued with boats. -4.18 57.70
206   Mexico - Tropical Storm Paul Sinaloa State - La Reforma area. Villa Juarez   25-Oct-06 28-Oct-06           4          20,000   Heavy rain Tropical Cyclone                 1              55,700               3.3   Rain from remnants of Tropical Storm Paul causes flooding. 5,000 houses in Sinaloa damaged. 5,000 families evacuated. Canal overflow floods town of Villa Juarez. -107.53 24.93
205   Philippines Mindanao Island - Davao del Norte - Carmen, Santo Tomas, Braulio Dujali. Asuncion, Magsaysay, Ising, New Camiling, Alejal and Mangalkal   21-Oct-06 27-Oct-06           7 1        40,000   Heavy rain  Dam/Levy, break or release                  1               3,680               1.2   Floods submerge six villages after Mactan Channel overflowed and a dike collapses. 1 dead, 1 missing. 11,337 families displaced. 9,000 hectares farmland destroyed. Agricultural damages estimated at P38 million. 125.83 7.61
204   Malaysia Kedah - Kubang Pasu, Kota Star, Kulim, Pendang, Baling,
Pinang - Kepala Batas, Jalan P. Ramlee,  inner George Town, Kota Aur, Kampung Gurun, Bukit Mertajam
Perlis -
Perak - Pulau Tiga, Kampung Gajah, Pasir Panjang Hulu, Bandar and Pasir Salak
Sungai Muda, Sungai Rambai, Sungai Perak, Sungai Kinta and Sungai Terus. Sungai Karangan and Sungai Ulu Paip 20-Oct-06 1-Nov-06          13 1          1,500   Heavy rain                   1              16,300               3.3   Wetter than normal rainy season in northwest Malaysia begins October 15.
Kedah - 3 of 11 districts hit by floods. 138 families evacuated. 10,000 hectares crops destroyed.
Penang - 150 families evacuated. Sungai Muda river overflowed.
100.51 5.77
203 FL-2006-000161-SOM
FL-2006-000167-KEN
FL-2006-000169-SOM
FL-2006-000164-TZA
Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda Kenya - Coast, North-Eastern, Western and Rift Valley provinces - Isiolo (Ngarmara, Malkagala, Merti, Gafarsa). Garissa (Hagadera, Ahantabak, Alikune, Jarirot Amuma, Boralgi, Daadab, Ifo). Tana River District (Bula Bahati, Mnazini, Witu, Hola through Wenje to Garsen). Mandera (El Wak). Wajir (Guarar, Dajabula, Kursin). Kilifi, Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi. Lodwar, Moyale (Bori).  Ijara. Merti division. Machakos. Modogashe. Mwingi.  Kwale. Nakuru. Nyando. Kisumu (Kajulu, Migori, Nyando), Busia (Budalangi, Maduma, South Bunyala,), Lugari, Keiyo (Epke). Malindi. Kisumu, Nyanza area
Southern
Somalia - Gedo region - Beledhawo, Garbaharey, Luq (Luuq), Barhere (Bardere). Jubba provinces - Kamsuma, Mugamba, Jilib, Buale, Jamame, Dobley, Afmadow and Marere.
Tanzania - Shinyanga area, Mwanza area, Magu District. Nyakaboja, Nyamikoma, Lugeye, Shimanilwe and Kabita.  Kigoma Region. Tabora (Uyui)
Uganda - districts: Kayunga, Mukono, Kabale, Kisoro, Butaleja, Kaliro, Kampala area. Kumi
Kenya - Ewaso Nyiro, Uaso Nyiro, Tana river and tributaries. Ramisi. Lak Dera, Lak Bor, Lagahar. Ndarugu. Sosiani. Ramisi. Nzoia. Ongoche, Kuja, Migori, Ongohe. Nyamasaria. Sabaki. Awach. Ragana.
Somalia - Jubba River, Lach Dera, Lach Bissigh
Tanzania - Wembere, Mwanza
Uganda - River Ssezibwa
23-Oct-06 4-Jan-07          74 150      700,000   Heavy rain                   1            950,000             42.0 20063381105TanKen203Ma25bm
20063350740Tana203m25bm
20063311100TanaF203Ma25bm
20063310805Tana203M25bm
20063300720LJuba203M2.46
20063290815BusNyan203M2.52
20063261040Tan203Ma25bm
20063260745NKen203M25bm
20063050725Som210M25bm
20063030740NKen203M25bm
20062991100NKen203Ma25bm
20062971115NKen203Ma25bm
Heavy rains bring flooding to recently drought hit region.
Kenya - 114 dead. 700,000 displaced as of December 18.
Isiolo region: 10 dead and 5,000 evacuated. More than 100,000 displaced and 2 dead in Dadaab region of northeast Kenya.
November 30 - 8,000 families homelss in Nyando.

Southern
Somalia - 35 dead as of November 8. 155,500 displaced along the Jubba River.
Jilib - 14 villages inundated, 58 villages partially flooded. 11,000 hectares flooded.
Tanzania - 1500 evacuated from floods in Shinyanga, five villages under water.
Uganda - December 19 - 4000 displaced in Kumi district

December 29 - 342 total dead Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia - includes  event 2006-210

January 2, 2007 -  Western Kenya: 4,400 displaced in Migori district. 2,700 displaced in Kisumu. 3,000 displaced in Budalangi. Eastern Kenya - 26,000 people are marooned in Guarar, Dajabula and Kursin areas.
39.72 0.78
202   Spain and Portugal Northwest Spain - Galicia, Pontevedra, Huesca.
Southern Spain - Huelva, Marbella, Malaga
Portugal - provinces: Algarve, Alentejo. districts: Lisbon, Santarem, Leiria (Pombal), Coimbra (Soure), Castelo Branco, Braga (Barcelos).  towns: Reguengos de Alivela, Burgau, Tomar, Odemira, Caxarias, Vila Real de Santo Antonio
Tejo, Palmones, Nabao, Mira 22-Oct-06 8-Nov-06          18 4            300   Heavy rain                   1            155,300             11.4   Storms cause floods and mudslides in Spain and Portugal.
Highest levels on Nabao river near Tomar since 1989.
-7.87 41.65
201   Canada Quebec - Beauce region: Beauceville, St-Joseph and Armagh.  Weedon,  Asbestos region, Lennoxville. St. Francis River, Lake Louise, Chaudiere River 21-Oct-06 24-Oct-06           4 0            500   Heavy rain                   1              16,770               1.8   200 homeless from flooding on Lake Louise and the St. Francis River in Weedon.
300 evacuated from flooding of Chaudiere River in Beauce region.
-71.33 45.81
200 FL-2006-000159-KEN Kenya Coast Province - Kilifi and Kwale districts - Kaloleni, Mazeras, Ramisi. Kisauni Division, Mombasa District. Mishoromoni, Kiembeni, Malindi Kombeni, Kilindini. 15-Oct-06 26-Oct-06          12 6          2,000   Heavy rain                   1              12,730               2.8   Seven dead in Kilifi and Kwale districts.
2,000 displaced in Mombasa District. Roads and bridges destroyed.
40.01 -3.24
199   USA Southeast Texas - Houston area, Fort Bend County. Brazoria County. Sweeny, Caney. Orange County - Vidor area. Newton County, Hardin County
Southwest Lousiana - Gulf coast area - Calcasieu, St. Landry, Allen. 
Brazos, San Jacinto, San Bernard, Neches, Sabine, Calcasieu 15-Oct-06 1-Nov-06          18 4     Heavy rain                   1              35,640               5.5 20062971935Nech199Ma2.31
20062961715Nech199M2.31
Texas - 10 inches rain in Houston-Galveston area overnight causes flash flooding.
40 homes destroyed and 60 damaged by flooding of Neches river in Vidor area.
Lousiana - 100 homes destroyed in St. Landry, Allen and Calcasieu parishes.
-95.29 29.78
198 FL-2006-000147-THA Thailand Northeastern Thailand - Chaiyaphum (Bamnet Narong, Sub Yai). Ubon Ratchathani (Ubon, Warin Chamrap, Keuang, Gudsantor, Hadwadtai, Warinchamrab). Yasothon (Pa Tiew, Muang). Buri Ram. Nong Bua Lamphu. Kalasin. Nakhon Ratchasima. Mun, Chi, Loei, Moon, Shi. 10-Oct-06 4-Nov-06          26       Monsoonal rain                   1            174,300             13.6   Monsoon flooding spreads to Thailand's northeast along Mekong tributaries. Rivers and reservoirs overflowing.
Ubon Ratchathani - 104 villages flooded.
Nakhon Ratchasima -  100,000 people in 23 districts affected by flooding. damages estimated at Bt200 million.
MODIS observations of flooding along Mun and Chi rivers October 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 27
103.61 16.14
197   USA Alaska - Prince William Sound area - Valdez, McCarthy, Seward, Cordova, Keystone Canyon Copper, Lowe 9-Oct-06 14-Oct-06           6 0            100   Heavy rain                   1              51,560               4.1   Rainfall as high as 14.6 inches near Cordova. 66-mile stretch of the Richardson Highway severly damaged. Trans Alaska Pipeline shut down due to flooding around Valdez. -145.99 60.88
196   Greece Central and northern Greece - prefectures: Thessaloniki, Halkidiki and Magnesia.  Kavala. Salonika. Volos. Olympiada, Paleohori, Melissourgos, Stavro. Apollonia, Kalivia.   8-Oct-06 12-Oct-06           5            3,000   Heavy rain   50               2              17,970               4.3   Storms bring heavy rain to northern and central Greece. Thessaloniki received more rain in 24 hours than it usually does during entire month of October. Worst floods in 50 years in Volos. 100,000 hectares crops damaged. 4.5 million euros damages to roads and infrastructure. Hundreds of homes flooded.   23.65 40.76
195   China Yunnan Province - Honghe   6-Oct-06 12-Oct-06           7 16        20,000   Heavy rain                   1              24,770               3.1   Continuous rains trigger floods and landslides in many townships in the mountainous region of Honghe. 16 dead, 11 missing. 2,000 houses destroyed. 102.64 23.34
194 FL-2006-000147-MMR Burma (Myanmar) States - Shan, Magway, Sagaing, Yangon and Mandalay. Mandalay area. Bagan. Tachilek. Kyuakpantaung, Amarapura. Rangoon. Kachin state, Sagaing Division. Thayawaddy township in Pegu Division. Irrawaddy, Sittang, Chindwin, Mu 15-Sep-06 19-Oct-06          35 25        10,000   Monsoonal rain                   1            188,000             15.4   Monsoon season flooding, no news reports until October. 3,000 homes inundated. 364 hectares farmland inundated.
20 dead in and around Mandalay city with 3,000 displaced.
"worst floods in recent memory"  around Mandalay.
MODIS observations of high levels on upper Irrawaddy and Chindwin rivers begining September 16. Mid and lower Irrawaddy high September 23 throgh October 3. Sittang river high August 24 through September 8. Flooding around Mandalay October 14, 16.
95.45 19.81
193 TC-2006-000144-PHL
TC-2006-000144-VNM
Philippines and Vietnam - Typhoon Xangsane Philippines - Luzon Island - provinces: Laguna (Santa Rosa), Cavite (General Trias, Kawit, San Francisco), Quezon, Albay, Rizal. Bicol region.  Manila area. Calauan. Sorsogon.
Panay Island -  Antique province. Barbaza, Tibiao, Iloilo, Maasin,  Pavia
Leyte - Kananga, Ormoc City
Samar - Calbayog area
Negros Occidental - Ilog,  Kabankalan
Vietnam - Quang Nam, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, Nghe An, Ha Tinh. Danang area. Hoi An. Linh Cam, Son Diem
Philippines - Dalanas, Daranas, Tibiao, Aganan, Tangyan.
Vietnam - Ngan Sau, Ca, La, Ngan Pho. Vu Gia, Thu Bon.
27-Sep-06 6-Oct-06          10 260      250,000  $       668,000,000 Heavy rain Tropical Cyclone                 1              69,820               6.1 20062760600Danan193Ma2.36 Philippines - Torrential rain from Typhoon Xangsane (Milenyo) causes flooding and landslides. 197 dead, 22 missing. dozens missing. Strongest Typhoon to hit Manila in 11 years. 170,000 homeless. 2 million displaced during storm. Estimated US$40 million damages.
71 dead and 148 houses swept away in floods in Laguna province.
30 missing in dam burst in General Trias in Cavite province.
Damages to property and crops at P180 million in Samar and Leyte islands
Vietnam - October 1 - storm hits central Vietnam. 71 dead. 200,000 evacuated ahead of the storm. Tens of thousands homeless. 19,736 homes destroyed. 10,000 hectares crops destroyed. US$628 million damages. 22 dead in Da Nang city.
MODIS observation of flooding around DaNang on October 3, flooding on the Ca river on October 5
107.21 16.68
192   Nepal Central Nepal - districts: Sindhupalchowk (Thokarpa), Dhanusha (Janakpur),  Rautahat
Eastern Nepal - districts: Mahottari (Jaleshwor), Udaypur, Siraha
Gehaha Bathanaha, Nainhi, Bhittamod
Bagmati, Lalbakaiya, Jhanjh and Chandikhola, Ratu. 25-Sep-06 28-Sep-06           4 4     Monsoonal rain Heavy rain                 1              26,240               2.2   Floods and landslides. 4 dead. Hundreds cattle swept away. 500 houses flooded in Jaleshwor. 250 houses flooded in Gehaha Bathanaha 85.94 27.26
191   Nigeria Kwara State - town of Obo-Ile in Ekiti Local Government council area Hija river 12-Sep-06 13-Sep-06           2 20     Brief torrential rain                   1                  870               0.2   Two hours heavy rain cause flash flood that kills 20 people 5.35 8.16
190   USA Kentucky - counties: Mercer, Jessamine, Franklin, Calloway, Montgomery. Towns: Fulton, Falmouth, Lexington, Elizabethtown, Louisville area.
Arkansas - counties: Sharp, Clay, Fulton, Randolph, Lawrence. Towns: Hardy, Imboden
Tennessee - Obion county
Missouri - southeastern areas.
Indiana - Evansville area.
Kentucky -  Harris Fork Creek, Green, Licking and Rolling Fork Rivers. Chaplain
Arkansas - Spring, Eleven Point. Black, Cache and White
22-Sep-06 26-Sep-06           5 13            600   Heavy rain   24               1            146,000               6.1 20062681650Ark190M2.32 Kentucky -  8 dead. 5 to 10 inches rain overflow rivers. Flooding less severe than in 1997.
Arkansas - 3 dead. Spring River 10 feet above flood stage at Imboden. Worst floods on Spring river since 1982 in Sharp County.
MODIS observation of flooding in northeast Arkansas and southwest Missouri on September 25, 26
-87.62 37.21
189   India and Bangladesh India - Andhra Pradesh - districts: Karimnagar, Guntur, Warangal, Medak, Adilabad, Khammam, East and West Godavari, Srikakulam.  Telangana region.
West Bengal - Sunderbans region, Kolkata, Amherst, Burdwan, Bankura. Lalbag, Darjeeling, Murshidabad, Howrah
Bihar - districts: Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Sitamarhi, Nalanda, Bhagalpur, Banka, Patna. Katihar, Sheohar, Samastipur.
Bangladesh - Hatia, Bagerhat
Mouth of Ganges in Sundarbans delta.
Haldi river. Darda, Bagmati, Bhagirathi
Godavari and Krishna and tributaries.
18-Sep-06 5-Oct-06          18 250        50,000   Monsoonal rain Tropical Cyclone                 1            524,000             20.9 20062710725Hugli189Ma2.41
20062700510BagHug189M2.39
20062690735WBeng189Ma2.45
Storms in Bay of Bengal hit India and Bangladesh. Cyclone hits India's Sundarbans delta at the mouth of the Ganges River. At least 95 dead and over 1,000 missing from both countries.
Bangladesh - 105 dead, including fishermen in Bay of Bengal.
Andhra Pradesh - 31 dead. 5,000 evacuated. 200 villages inundated in Karimnagar district.
West Bengal - 50 dead. 300 injured. 30,000 mud houses destroyed. Heaviest rains in 23 years leave large parts of Kolkata city under water, 2,000 evacuated from the city.
Bihar - 33 dead. Over 25 bridges washed away.
MODIS observations of flooding on Hugli river in West Bengal September 26, 27, 28, October 1, 3, 5
83.75 19.73
188   Vietnam Binh Thuan - Me Pu, Dong Kho and Nghi Duc
Dak Lak
- Ea Sup
Dalat.
  17-Sep-06 21-Sep-06           5 4        16,000   Heavy rain                   1              34,790               3.0   Storms cause flash floods that destroy nearly 4,000 homes in Binh Thuan and Dak Lak provinces. VND4.5 billion worth of material damage in Bihn Thuan. More than more than 1,000 ha crops submerged in Ea Sup in Dak Lak. Worst flooding in Dalat town in 35 years.  108.11 11.87
187 TC-2006-000138-MEX Mexico - Hurricane Lane Sinaloa State - Culiacán, Elota, Mazatlán, Escuinapa, El Rosario, Navolato, San Ignacio, Salvador Alvarado, Concordia and Cosalá. San Lorenzo Valley.   16-Sep-06 18-Sep-06           3 4          7,000   Monsoonal rain Tropical Cyclone                 1              44,310               2.3   Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Lane causes floods and landslides.
Sinaloa - 32,400 evacuated
-107.04 24.47
186 FL-2006-000139-TCD Chad and Nigeria Chad - Western and southwestern Chad - N'Djamena, Sahr, Doba, Bébidja, Goré, Pala and Koumra
Nigeria - Benue river valley
Logone and tributaries.
Benue and tributaries
5-Sep-06 17-Oct-06          43 52        20,000   Heavy rain                   1            768,800             33.0 20062761235Benu186Ma2.52
20062691230Logo186Ma2.50
20062620920Logo186M2.48
20062600935Benu186M2.48
20062581250Benu186Ma2.48
20062561300Benu186Ma2.53
20062550915Chad186M2.50
Unusually heavy rains since late August cause flooding. Tens of thousands displaced. Extensive damage to public and private infrastructure, agricultural land and livestock.
MODIS observations of flooding on the Logone River September 12, 19, 24, 26. October 3, 5. Flooding on the Benue River in Nigeria on September 13, 15, 17, 24, October 1, 3, 10, 15. Flooding receding on upper Benue by October 10, receding on middle Benue by October 17.
15.33 10.33
185 FL-2006-000131-BGD Bangladesh Southwestern Bangladesh - Jessore, Khulna and Satkhira   24-Aug-06 20-Sep-06          28       Monsoonal rain                   1              28,080               5.6   Monsoon season floods started in beginning of August and worsened by August 29. By September 7 large parts of the three districts continue to be submerged.  27,155 families affected in Jessore. 89.27 23.23
184 TC-2006-000132-MEX Mexico - Hurricane John Baja California Sur - Comondu, Los Cabos, La Paz   2-Sep-06 4-Sep-06           3 5        10,000   Tropical Cyclone Heavy rain                 1              25,150               1.7 20062471815SBaja184M25bm Floods from Hurricane John kill 5, leave 2 missing. 160 homes destroyed. Heavy rains strand 10,000 people in Baja, California. 30,000 people took refuge in shelters. Iguagil dam in Comondu to overflowed.
MODIS observation of high rivers in souther Baja on September 4.
-111.81 25.35
183   USA - Tropical Storm Ernesto North Carolina -  counties: Duplin, Pender, Jones - Wallace, Southport, Chinquapin, Beulaville, Burgaw Northeast Cape Fear river 2-Sep-06 7-Sep-06           6 0            140   Tropical Cyclone Heavy rain                 1               4,560               1.2 20062451820NeCFearHMa2.43 Tropical Storm Ernesto dumps 8 to 12 inches of rain on North Carolina. Northeast Cape Fear River worst flooding since Hurricane Floyd in 1999.
MODIS observations of slightly high levels on Northeast Cape Fear river on September 2, 3.
-77.87 34.74
182   India and Pakistan India - Jammu and Kashmir - Kashmir Valley - Anantnag (Awantipora, Charsoo, Khiram, Sangam) Srinagar (Kursoo Rajbagh, Padshahibagh, Soiteng, Lasjan, Ram Munshi Bagh),  Kulgam (Chatel), Pulwama, Baramulla, Udhampur, Kathua. Mehjoor Nagar.
Pakistan - Punjab - Lahore area, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Bajwat. Muzaffargarh, Multan
Jhelum, Sutlej, Lidder, Chenab, Tavi, Tawi and Munnawar Tawi 31-Aug-06 11-Sep-06          12 39          3,000   Monsoonal rain                   1            141,400               9.3 20062480545RajChen182M25bm
20062470815Chen182Ma25bm
Jammu and Kashmir - Floods and landslides. 19 dead. 200 villages inundated. 92,724 hectares fields submerged. 15,000 people affected by flooding.
Punjab - torrential rains and flash floods. 20 dead. 200 villages inundated.
MODIS observation of flooding on Chenab river on September 4, 5.
73.88 32.89
181   China Gansu Province - Luqu county -Shuangcha. Zhuoni county   30-Aug-06 31-Aug-06           2 15     Brief torrential rain                   1              16,920               0.9   Flash floods caused by heavy rainstorms.  102.68 34.70
180   India Uttar Pradesh - Balrampur, Bahraich, Lakhimpur-Kheri, Shravasti, Lakhimpur Kheri, Gonda and Barabanki Rapti, Ghaghra and Saryu 29-Aug-06 4-Sep-06           7 42        50,000   Monsoonal rain                   1              32,700               3.5   Rivers originating in Nepal flood 100 villages, over 100,000 affected.
MODIS obervations of high levels on Ghaghra river August 28, 30, 31, September 1, 2. Ghaghra much less high by September 4.
81.52 27.59
179   Somalia Middle Shabelle Region - Jowhar, Mogadishu
Lower Shabelle Region - Sablale, Kuntwarey
  24-Aug-06 10-Oct-06          48 5     Monsoonal rain                   1              37,380               7.5   Shabelle river bursts banks on August 24 near Jowhar
August 29 - 5 dead and thousands displaced near Mogadishu. Roads and bridges destroyed.
September 15 - flooding around Jowhar has affected 30,000 people and 14,000 hectares farmland.
October 10 - Flooding in lower Shabelle districts displaces thousands of families in Kuntwarey.
MODIS observations of wet spots along Shabelle river near Jowhar on August 27, September 4, 7, 12, 14, 23, 30.
45.44 3.10
178 FL-2006-000127-NPL Nepal Western Nepal: Banke - Fattepur, Gangapur, Kudenmeha, Holiya, Bankatuwa, Chauferi.
Bardiya - Guleriya Municipality, Rajapur, Orahi, Kharekhola, Mahamodpur.
Achham - Khaptad, Devistan, Budhakot and Siddheshwor. Lete.
Chitwan - Narayangard and Bharatpur.
other districts: Nwalparasi, Mugu, Mustang, Tanahu, Darchula, Bajura, Makwanpur, Tanahun, Tehrathum
Rapti, Babai 26-Aug-06 13-Sep-06          19 60        80,000   Monsoonal rain   40               2              14,870               7.2   Floods and Landslides. 60 dead. 50,000 households affected.
Banke - Rapti River floods 10 villages, 40,000 displaced. Worst flooding in Banke in 40 years. 30 percent of the houses in Banke destroyed.
Bardiya - 5,000 houses inundated. 10,000 displaced
Achham - Large mudslide in Khaptad village - 85 houses destroyed, 500 missing.
81.31 28.69
177   USA Alaska - Susitna Valley: Houston, Willow, Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Copper River Basin. Anchorage and Valdez areas. Prince William Sound area, Cordova. Eastern Alaska Range. Girdwood Little Susitna, Kahiltna, Sheridan, Eyak.  Lake Creek, Campbell Creek, Troublesome Creek. 19-Aug-06 24-Aug-06           6 0            150   Heavy rain                   1              95,940               5.5   Widespread flooding in Susitna valley, record levels on Little Susitna River at the Parks Highway. 2 homes destroyed.  Record levels on Campbell Creek in the Anchorage area.  -99.99 62.45
176 FL-2006-000124-UGA Uganda Sironko District - Bumufuni, Bunambutye: Busangai, Bukhayaki, Bumbocha, Bumuyonga,
Kapchorwa District - 
Ngenge, Atari 12-Aug-06 21-Aug-06          10 3          1,680   Heavy rain                   1               4,050               1.5 20062331115OmoUgn170Ma25bm Heavy rains since beginning of August in eastern Uganda cause Ngenge and Atari rivers to overflow, destruction of houses, livestock and crops. 3 dead. 240 families displaced.
MODIS observation of wetness in Sironko area on August 12, 14, 21
34.28 1.38
175 FL-2006-000125-THA
FL-2006-000147-THA
Thailand Nan Province - Tha Wang Pha, Maung, Vieng Sa, Bo Klue, Thung Chang, Song Khwer, Chiang Klang, Pua, Muang Nan, Phu Phiang, Wiang Sa, Na Noi, Na Mun.
Chiang Rai Province - Doi Luang, Phan, Mae Rim, Mae Chan, Muang.   Phayao Province - Pong, Chiang Muan, Dok Kham Tai.   Phitsanulok - Nakhon Thai, Noen Maprang, Muang, Chat Trakan, Phrom Phiram, Bang Rakam.   Chiang Mai - Mae Rim, Chiang Mai city. Fang.  Uttaradit - Laplae, Tha Pla, Muang, Thong Saen Khan, Nam Pat.   Lamphun - Muang, Ban Thi and Pa Sang.  Mae Hong Son - Mae Sariang, Muang.   Mae Sariang - Thoen, Muang.  Tak - Sam Ngao
Lampang - Muang, Ban Thi, Pa Sang, Thoen, Mae Prik.  Chanthaburi - Tha Mai.   Phichit - Wang Sai Phun, Sam Ngam, Phothalae.  Sukhothai - Kong Krailat
Phetchaburi - Sri Maha Pho.
Ayutthaya - Phak Hai, Sena, Bang Ban, Ban Sai, Nong Kanak, Thung Makham Yong
Nonthaburi - Koh Kred
Angthong - Muang, Chaiyo, Wiset Chai Chan, Pho Thong, Sawaengha and Samko
Nakhon Sawan - Chum Saeng
Sing Buri, Suphan Buri, Pathum Thani, Samut Prakan, Uthai Thani, Chon Buri, Chai Nat.
Bangkok area.
Yom, Nan, Mae Rim, Wang, Doi Suthep. Noi, Chao Praya, Pa Sak, Lop Buri, Pran Buri 20-Aug-06 13-Dec-06        116 195   2,000,000  $           8,100,000 Monsoonal rain Heavy rain 60               2       262,000          175,800             39.9 20062610645ChPraya175Ma2.44
20062590350PaSak175M2.47
20062480410SitChPra175M2.37
20062450645NanPSak175Ma25bm
Prolonged monsoon flooding more than 40 of Thailands provinces. 56 dead. 1.8 million people affected, 138,000 sick. 7,200 houses and 2,300 roads destroyed. 262,000 hectares farm land flooded. Heavy rain from Typhoon Xangsane adds to flooding in October. Flooding on Chao Praya expected to last until November
Nan
- 3,000 houses evacuated. Worst flooding in 40 years. 30,000 rai of farmland damaged
Chiang Rai - 500 houses flooded. 5,000 rai of farmland inundated.
Sukhothai - 3 dead as Yom river overflows. 40,000 acres of farmland inundated.
Chiang Mai - ancient walls dating to 1276 collapse due to flooding in Chiang Mai city.
Phichit - September 15 - 50,000 rai of agricultural land damaged and more than 5,000 houses inundated, 35 vilages flooded in Sam Ngam.
Phitsanulok - 22,230 people in 70 villages affected by flooding. 4,500 rai of farmland and 194 roads were submerged
Nonthaburi - September 29 - Chao Praya  bursts banks and floods several thousand homes
Angthong - October 6 - Chao Praya breaks flood barriers in Angthong's Muang district.
October 12 - worst flooding in 10 years in Angthong. Klong Bang Kaew
Dam burst. Renewed flooding in Chaing Mai.
October 13 - Chao Praya at highest levels in 60 years in Nakhon Sawan.
October 24 - another record high level on the Chao Praya river.
November 6 - Floods still inundate 15 provinces: Phitsanulok, Phichit,
Nakhon Sawan, Chainat, Uthai Thani, Sing Buri, Ang Thong, Ayutthaya,
Lop Buri, Sara Buri, Suphan Buri, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi,
Nakhon Pathom and Bangkok.
November 28 - 11 provinces still flooded.
MODIS observations of flooding along Chao Praya and tributaries and
Pa Sak river - September 2, 5, 7, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 23, 27, 29, 30,
October 4, 6, 7, 13, 16, 18, 20. 
100.02 18.76
174 FL-2006-000123-SDN  Sudan and Ethiopia Sudan - Regions - Khartoum, Sinnar, Kassala and Hamadab. Khartoum area, Tutti Island. Sinnar State. Gezira State. Towns: Tokar, Sinja. Shandi and Almatama.
Ethiopia - Amhara Region: Lake Tana area - South and North Gondar, Bahirdar Zuria, Bahir Dahr, West Gojjam. Fogera, Libokemkem and Dembia.
Gambale Region: Akobo, Likawo, Lire and Watuwa
Afar Region: Dulecha, Amibara, Gewane, Buremudaitu, Wonji.
Oromiya: East Hararghe, North Shewa, Mustahil, Hargele
Tigray 
Nile, Blue Nile, Bereka, Rib, Gomara
Algash and Atbara
Awash River. Baro, Alero and Akobo
13-Aug-06 26-Sep-06          45 40      150,000   Heavy rain                   1         1,164,000             41.1 20062470825Nile174M25bm
20062461045LAwa174Ma25bm
20062421110BNile174Ma25bm
20062371050Awas174Ma25bm
20062361145Dafur174Ma2.56
20062341200Sudd174Ma2.58
20062331115OmoUgn170Ma25bm
20062331115BNile174Ma25bm
20062331115BNile174Ma25bm
20062311130BNile174Ma25bm
20062301045Atbar174Ma25bm
20062260805GashLTan174M25bm
20062261110AtbLTan174Ma25bm
20062241120ESud174Ma25bm
Rainfall in Ethiopian highlands causes flooding which is expected to continue until end of rainy season on September. Blue Nile at record levels at Ethiopian border.
Sudan - 27 dead. Thousands homes destroyed. Nile at Khartoum higher than 1988 floods. 1200 families homeless in Sinnar state. Over 1,000 houses destroyed. 40,000 hectares submerged. Blue Nile at record levels at Khartoum.
September 4 - 8 dead in flash floods in Shandi and Almatama.
Ethiopia - 10,000 displaced around Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile River. 38,000 displaced by flooding in Amhara region.
September 7 - 2 dead and 44,600 displaced in Gambale area after Baro river overflows. 11,974 hectares crops destroyed.
September 14 - Oromiya Region - 77,000 people affected by flooding.
MODIS observations of flooding around Lake Tana on August 14, 23, September 1. Water in desert around Gash and Atbarah rivers on August 14, 16, 18, 19, 21. High levels on the Blue Nile observed on August 19, 21, 31 September 13. Flooding around Tokar on Barak river August 19. High levels on lower Awash river August 23, 25, 27, 29, September 3.
34.76 13.21
173 FL-2006-000130-KHM Cambodia and Vietnam Cambodia - Phnom Penh, Kampong Speu, Kampot (Kampong Bay), Ratanakirri, Mondulkiri, Koh Kong (Kampong Seila).
Southern Vietnam - Mekong Delta - An Giang and Dong Thap
Mokong, Tonle Sap, Steung Samrong, Mekong, Tien and Hau 10-Aug-06 1-Nov-06          84 68        33,000   Monsoonal rain                   1            143,300             16.8 20062470330LMek173M2.35
20062450340ToSap173M2.38
20062330315MekDNai172M2.34
20062310330ToSap173M25bm
Cambodia - Heavy rain since August 14. 8 dead in south.  Worst flooding in lifetime of informant. Kampot city flooded.
Vietnam - 60 dead in Mekong Delta as of October 19.
MODIS observations of flooding around Lake Tonle Sap on August 10, 17, 19, 24, 28, September 2, 4, 6.
104.68 11.06
172 FL-2006-000136-VNM Vietnam Southern and Central Vietnam -  Binh Thuan, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Dak Lak, Dong Nai (Tan Phu), Lam Dong, Cao Bang, Ha Tinh, Thua Thien Hue, Dak Lai,  Dak Nong, Yen Bai, Phu Tho, Thanh Hoa Dong Nai River 12-Aug-06 2-Sep-06          22 42        50,000  $           8,000,000 Heavy rain                   1            119,500             10.7 20062420615DoNai172Ma2.47
20062330315MekDNai172M2.34
Floods and landslides. 11,000 houses submerged. 56,000 hectares rice fields submerged. $1 million US damages in Nghe An province. 8 dead in Binh Thuan province.
MODIS observations of flooding in Dong Nai area August 21, 30.
106.15 17.76
171 FL-2006-000120-BFA
FL-2006-000133-NER
FL-2006-000145-GIN
Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali, Nigeria and Guinea Burkina Faso - Gorom-Gorom area. Oudalan province. Kossi province
Niger - Agadez region - Ingall, Bilma and Tabelot.  Zinder, Tahoua (Madaoua.), Dosso, Tillaberi (Djamballa). Dogon-Doutchi. Maradi, Dosso and Tillaberi regions. Ouallam.
Mali - In Talak area.
Nigeria - Zamfara State - Talata Mafara area - Wakadawa, Karamar, Asibiti, Mallamawa, Shinkafi, Gyallabu and Bakin Gadu. Gusau, Birnin Ruwa. Sokoto state - Shagari, Gangam
Guinea - Kindia area
Niger tributaries, Sokoto. 3-Aug-06 11-Oct-06          70 4        70,000   Heavy rain                   1         2,040,000             60.7 20062471005Soko171M25bm
20062451015NigSok171M25bm
20062400955Niger171M25bm
20062381315Niger171Ma25bm
20062381010Niger171M25bm
20062361020Niger171M25bm
20062361325NigBFas171Ma25bm
20062321045BFaso171M25bm
20062291015Niger171M25bm
20062291320Niger171Ma25bm
20062271330BFaso171Ma25bm
20062251040BFaso171M25bm
20062221010Niger171M25bm
Heavy rain on the arid baked soil of normally dry Sahel region causes flooding.
Burkina Faso - 6,000 mud homes dissolved. 11,170 homeless, 20,000 affected by flooding. Gorom-Gorom town cut off by floods. Touro dam collapses and threatens 15 more villages.
Niger - 4 dead. 46,472 homeless. Highest levels of rain in Bilma since 1923. 675 houses destroyed. Town of Zinder has had rainfall levels in last half of August not seen in 50 years. Extensive loss of crops and domestic animals.
Mauritania - 9,000 homeless.
Nigeria - 1,000 houses destroyed in Talata Mafara. 10,000 homeless.
September 30 - dam collapse in Gusau, Zamfara leaves 5,000 families homeless.
October 1 - Extensive flooding reported in Sokoto region of Nigeria.
MODIS observations of flooding in Burkina Faso Sahel on August 3, 8, 10, 13, 15, 19, 20, 24, 27, 29. Flooding in Niger desert August 10, 17, 20, 24, 26, 28. High levels on Sokoto river and tributaries on September 2, 4, 22, 25, 27. October 4, 11
-1.02 14.42
170 FL-2006-000122-ETH  Ethiopia Omorate Dasenech District - Kuraz Woreda in southern Omo valley. Daseneche,  Nyngaten, Toltale, Amorate and Gangato. Nyangatom District. Humbo in Wolayita Omo River Delta 13-Aug-06 11-Sep-06          30 364        20,000   Heavy rain                   1              13,560               4.0 20062331115OmoUgn170Ma25bm
20062260810Ethio170M25bm
Flash flooding maroons 20,000.  380 dead. 14 villages inundated. 3000 livestock dead. Lake Turkana at dangerously high levels.
MODIS observations of flooding immediately to the north of Lake Turkana on August 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 30, September 6.
36.22 5.24
169 TC-2006-000114-CHN Typhoon Saomai - China Zhejiang Province: Wenzhou, Mazhan;
Fujian Province: Fuding;
Jiangxi Province: Nanchang, Fuzhou
  9-Aug-06 12-Aug-06           4 441   1,600,000  $       312,500,000 Tropical Cyclone  Monsoonal rain                  1       122,700          191,400               6.1   441 dead.  54,000 houses destroyed. "strongest typhoon in China in half a century"
Zhejiang - 193 dead. 
Fujian - 230 dead, 94 missing. 
Jiangxi - 2 dead, 1 missing
118.56 26.28
168   Somalia Shabelle - Jowhar, Bardhere, Mangay, Tuugarey Shabelle River 4-Aug-06 9-Aug-06           6              400   Heavy rain                   1          5,000             3,845               1.1   Heavy rains from Ethiopia flood Shabelle River into Somalia.  Hundreds displaced. 45.45 2.67
167 FL-2006-000112-ETH  Ethiopia Dire Dawa city - Districts: Addis Ketema, Genfele, Coca Cola and Aftessa. Dejatu (Dechatu) River, Dire Dawa River 5-Aug-06 8-Aug-06           4 256        10,000   Heavy rain                   1               4,225               0.9   Flash flooding as Dejatu (Dechatu) river bursts banks in Dire Dawa city and six surrounding villages. 254 dead, 300 missing.  220 houses destroyed. 42.19 9.67
166   South Africa Eastern and Southern Cape regions -  Eden district, George municipality, Mossel Bay, Glentana, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Port Elizabeth, East London, Great Brak River Chatty River 2-Aug-06 4-Aug-06           3 6          3,000  $       145,000,000 Heavy rain                   1              21,840               1.6   Flooding and landslides. Damages estimated at 145 million U.S. dollars - damage to homes, roads, railway tracks, bridges. Thousands of poor people displaced in Port Elizabeth. 230mm rain in 24 hours in George. 26.29 -33.54
165 TC-2006-000116-CHN Typhoon Prapiroon - Philippines, China Philippines - northern Luzon Quirino region
China - Provinces - Guangdong (counties: Yangxi, Dianbai, Taishan, Enping, Yangchun)  Guangxi. Hainan.
  2-Aug-06 6-Aug-06           5 87      840,000  $       904,000,000 Tropical Cyclone  Monsoonal rain                  1            162,800               6.5   Philippines - 6 dead, 15,000 evacuated
China - 81 dead, 9 missing.  840,000 evacuated.  46,000 homes destroyed.  Guangdong - 54 dead, 7 missing.  7,000 homes destroyed.  $675 million in damages.  Guangxi - 26 dead, 2 missing.  6,400 homes destroyed.  20,000 hectares of land destroyed, $30 million in damages.
110.11 21.11
164 FL-2006-000117-IND India Orissa - Districts: Kendrapara (Jamunabad, Maharakul, Patkura), Cuttack, Puri, Jagatsinghpur (Tirtol, Kujang, Balikuda, Biridi, Daleighai), Koraput, Balasore, Malkangiri, Jajpur (Barchana, Dharmasala Ratnagirui, Bari), Bhadrak, Surbanapur, Malkangiri. Kashinagar in Ganjam.
Andhra Pradesh - Districts: Khammam, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Vishakapatnam, East and West Godavari, Hyderabad, Chandrapur, Adilabad, Karimnagar, Warangal. Vidarbha region. Bhadrachalam
Chhattisgarh - Dantewada, Bijapur, Bhopalpattanam, Konta, Mahasamund, Raipur, Bilaspur and Bastar
Orissa - Sileru, Saberi, Aileru, Potteru, Subarna Rekha, Subarnarekha, Jalaka, Baitarani, Budha Balanga, Bansadhara, Mahanadi, Brahmani, Kharasrota, Kani, Kelua, Devi, Kathjori, Kushabhadra, Luna, Chitrotpala, Paika, Sana Genguti, Birupa and Genguti.
Andhra Pradesh - Godavari, Painganga
Chhattisgarh - Sabri, Indravati, Sankhani
1-Aug-06 10-Sep-06          41 185   2,000,000   Monsoonal rain                   1            302,800             20.4 20062510440Oriss164M2.38
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Orissa - 70 dead. 2 million homeless. 27 of 30 districts in the state hit by flooding.
September 3 - Flooding continues in Orissa and the Mahanadi river overflows displacing 2 million.
Andhra Pradesh - 106 dead. 543,000 displaced. 
Chhattisgarh - 8 dead. 100 missing. 6,000 airlifted.

MODIS observations flooding in Orissa August 14, 16, 30, 31, September 1. High levels on Godavari river August 8, 10, 19.
81.53 18.10
163   USA, Mexico Texas - El Paso
Mexico - Ciudad Juarez
Rio Grande 27-Jul-06 7-Aug-06          12 1          5,000  $       100,000,000 Heavy rain                   1               3,610               1.5 20062581755TxMx163M25bm
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Texas - 1,000 families evacuated.  300 homes destroyed.  15 inches of rain since July 27. $100 million in damages in El Paso city.
Mexico - 4,000 families evacuated.
-106.39 31.76
162   Pakistan Karachi   1-Aug-06 1-Aug-06           1 12     Monsoonal rain                   1               2,748               0.0   Monsoonal rains cause floods.  12 dead. 67.12 25.03
161   Tropical Depression Henry - Philippines Provinces - Tarlac, Zambales and Nueva Ecija. Isabela, Quirino and Pampanga   30-Jul-06 2-Aug-06           4 8      476,027  $             644,660 Tropical Cyclone  Monsoonal rain                  1               2,751               0.7   Monsoonal rains cause floods.  8 dead, 8,590 families displaced. 411 villages flooded in Central Luzon, Ilocos and Cagayan Valley regions. 120.74 15.86
160 FL-2006-000128-AFG Afghanistan Provinces (districts): Nangarhar (Sherzado, Khogyani); Paktia (Ahmad Khel, Shawak, Janikhel, Garda Serai); Khost (Sparey); Paktika (Argon, Sarroza, Omna, Sharan, Warmamai, Urgon, Zirok and Gayan); Ghazn (Jaghori); Parwan (Sarkh Parsa, Shinwari ); Panjshir (Gomal); Ghazni (Andar, Qarabagh, Khogiani and Khwaja Omari, Ghazni City).   30-Jul-06 9-Aug-06          11 35     Heavy rain                   1               60            63,170               6.0 20062190615NeAfgh160M25bm Heavy, unseasonal rains cause floods.  35 dead, 19 missing.
August 4 - more heavy rains cause flash floods in Ghazni and Paktika provinces.  15 dead and 1,600 homes destroyed in Ghazni province.
69.75 34.08
159 FL-2006-000137-IND India and Pakistan India - Rajasthan - Barmer (Kawas, Malwa, Badka, Batadu, Chokla), Kota, Baran, Jhalawar, Pali, Sirohi, Udaipur, Banswara (Gari), Dungarpur,  Chittorgarh,  Jalore, Bhadaka, Jahalawar (Hadaut), Jodhpur. Jaisalmer.
Gujarat
- Bharuch, Navsari, Mahua. Surat, Valsad Navsari, Vadodra, Anand, Kheda, Hazira, Panchmahal. Ahmedabad, Narmada
Maharashtra - Sangli, Kohlapur, Shirol, Satara, Pune, Nashik (Jalgaon), Nanded (Hingoli, Jalna), Amaravati (Buldhana, Yawatmal), Aurangabad, Nagpur (Chandrapur, Gadchiroli), Nandurbar
Madhya Pradesh -  Bhopal area, Barwani, Dhar, Raisen, Dewas, Ujjain, Indore, Malwa, Ratlam, Hoshangabad, Jhabua.
Pakistan - Sindh province - Tharparkar, Chhachhro Taluka, Deeplo Taluka, Taluka Nagarparkar
Rajasthan - Kalisindh, Khereva, Akeli, Poslia, Ayad, Banas, Jawai, Gambhari, Bedach, Khari
Gujarat
- Narmada, Poorna, Purna, Ambika, Tapti, Mahi
Maharashtra - Tapi
Madhya Pradesh - Barana, Kshipra and Gambhir, Narmada, Mandsaur, Parvati, Kalisindh
28-Jul-06 12-Sep-06          47 457      140,000   Monsoonal rain                   2            681,000             63.5 20062470815Rajas159Ma25bm
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floods and mudslides.
Rajasthan - 138 dead. 1,500 villages and towns submerged. 50,000 cattle dead. Unusual rainfall in Thar desert - 200 year record (549 mm rain between Aug. 16 and 25). Thousands hectares crops destroyed. 75,000 farm animals dead. Estimated losses at 450 million dollars. More than 100 dead and tens of thousands displaced in Barmer district.
Gujarat - 65 dead and 30,000 evacuated in Surat, Gujarat.
Maharashtra - 180 dead. 250,000 evacuated
Madhya Pradesh - August 14 - heaviest rains in 30 years flood capital of Bhopal.  August 18 - 80 dead.  47,000 displaced
73.82 20.19
158   USA Ohio - Lake County: Painsville, Willoughby, Eastlake, Mentor Grand River, Chagrin River 27-Jul-06 30-Jul-06           4 1            600   Heavy rain                   1               4,720               1.0   Heavy rains cause floods.  1 dead, 600 people evacuated along the Grand river.  10 inches of rain.  Grand river 11 feet above flood level. Chagrin river 2.5 feet above flood level. 80 houses destroyed in Painesville. -81.09 41.52
157   Switzerland Valais - Martigny Durnand River 26-Jul-06 27-Jul-06           2            3,000   Heavy rain                   1                  364               0.1   Heavy rains cause floods.  Several thousand people evacuated. 7.39 46.04
156 TC-2006-000105-CHN Typhoon Kaemi - Philippines, China, Taiwan Philippines - Central Luzon Provinces -   Bulacan (San Jose del Monte, Malolos, Bocaue, Obando, Marilao, Balagtas, Meycauayan). Manila (Quezon, Valenzuela, Marikina). Zambales (San Narciso, San Felipe, San Marcelino, San Antonio). Pampanga (San Fernando). Tarlac (Camiling). La Union. Bataan (Dinalupihan, Hermosa).  Other islands: Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan).
Southeastern
China - Provinces: Fujian (Zhao'an). Jiangxi (Shangyou, Ganzhou, Fuzhou). Guangdong (Wuhua). Hainan. Hunan. Zhejiang.
Southern
Taiwan - Pingdong County
Philippines - Pentor-Daang Bago, Marikina 24-Jul-06 28-Jul-06           5 36   1,500,000  $             471,000 Tropical Cyclone Monsoonal rain                 1            350,900               9.5   Philippines - Monsoonal rains cause floods.  Landfall July 24.  1 dead, 3 missing.  200,355 displaced.  $471,000 of crops damaged in Pampanga and Zambales. Dike breach in Dinalupihan, Bataan floods 15 villages. Pampanga - 507 villages submerged; 40,990 families displaced.
China - Landfall July 25 - Monsoonal rains cause floods and landslides.  35 dead, 75 missing. 1,347,000 evacuated. 56,100 houses collapsed. 142,930 hectares of farmland were affected. Economic losses: USD 0.367 billion. Jiangxi - 25 dead, 9,200 homes destroyed. Fujian - Levee collapsed due to rains threatening 20,000 people in six villages in Zhao'an county.
Taiwan - 800 evacuated in Pingdong County
117.28 26.39
155   Pakistan and India Pakistan
Azad Kashmir - Muzaffarabad (Chela Bandi)
Punjab - Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Muridke, Sialkot
NWFP - Charsadda, Mansehra, Mardan, Batgram. Garhi Habibullah. Tehsil Balakot. Karak. Tatta Khel, Tehsil Mansehra, Swat. Dender, Garlot, Sucha
and Banda.
India - Jammu and Kashmir - Ladakh, Leh, Kargil, Phayang. Jammu region - Doda, Dalan,  Mandi
Pakistan - Kunhar River, Kabul River, Swat River, Takhtat-e-Nusrat, Nullah Kulpani. Indus
India - Jelum, Chenab
24-Jul-06 22-Aug-06          30 248     Monsoonal rain                   1            182,700             14.5 20062410850LIndus155Ma25bm
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Monsoonal rains cause floods and mudslides. 
Pakistan - 233 dead in North West Frontier Province (NWFP)
Leh drainage channel overflowed in Rawalpindi killing 6.
Cheela Bandi in Muzaffarabad - 12 dead in flash floods.
Mardan district - 42 dead in bridge collapse. 12,000 houses destroyed.
India - Jammu and Kashmir - 15 dead, 800 evacuated. 20 villages inundated. 22 bridges damaged.
73.20 34.61
154   Japan Kyushu Island - Prefectures: Kagoshima (Shibisan, Akune). Kumamoto (Minamata) Minimata River 22-Jul-06 26-Jul-06           5 4          4,300   Heavy rain                   1               6,130               1.3   Record rainfall causes floods and mudslides.  4 dead, 4 missing.  540mm of rain in 24 hours. 4,300 in shelters. 100,000 people urged to evacuate.  130.99 31.54
153 FL-2006-000106-MRT Mauritania Regions: Trarza, Brakna - towns: Boutilimit, Ednesh. South-eastern part of Nouakchott   22-Jul-06 24-Jul-06           3 7          1,200   Heavy rain                   1                    60               0.1   Heavy rains from seasonal storm cause floods.  7 dead, 19 injured.  300 families homeless. -15.00 17.75
152   Nigeria Nasarawa state - Abuja and Mararaba Mararaba River 18-Jul-06 20-Jul-06           3 4              40   Heavy rain                   1               1,851               0.5   Heavy rains cause floods.  4 dead.  Many people displaced. 7.17 9.08
151   China Yunnan Province - Hani-Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Honghe - Mengzi County: Lengquan Township   20-Jul-06 21-Jul-06           2 18     Heavy rain                   1               1,666               0.3   Heavy rains cause flash floods.  18 dead, 17 missing. 102.18 24.66
150 FL-2006-000102-JPN  Japan Prefecture (towns): Nagano (Matsumoto, Okaya, Minowamachi). Shimane (Izumo). Kyoto (Kyotango). Toyama (Tateyamamachi). Okayama, Gifu, Yamanashi, Fukui. Tenryu River 19-Jul-06 20-Jul-06           2 24          6,200   Heavy rain                   1              47,890               1.5   Several days of heavy rains cause floods and mudslides.  24 dead, 10 missing. 607 houses in 11 prefectures flooded. 14,767 people advised to evacuate. Dyke break at two places along Tenryu River in Nagano Prefecture. 136.22 35.34
149   Nigeria Edo State - Auchi township Niger River tributaries 15-Jul-06 17-Jul-06           3            2,000   Heavy rain                   1                  724               0.3   Heavy rains swell the Niger river and tributaries.  500 families displaced. 6.35 6.94
148   China Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region - Shizuishan   14-Jul-06 17-Jul-06           4 1          1,200   Monsoonal rain                   1               1,726               0.6   Rare heavy rains cause floods in arid region.  1 dead, 1,200 displaced.  "Worst rainstorm in 100 years".  Rainfall on July 14 reached 145mm.  Average yearly rainfall is 200mm. 106.59 39.04
147   Russia Buryatia - Dzhidinsky district Selenga River 12-Jul-06 14-Jul-06           3            6,000   Heavy rain                   1              22,760               1.7   Heavy rains cause floods.  6,000 evacuated. 170 houses flooded. Trans Siberian railway flooded near Mongolia border. 106.52 50.79
146 FL-2006-000092-KOR
FL-2006-000091-PRK 
South and North Korea South Korea - Seoul and Gyeonggi Province - Anyang. Gangwon Province - Inje and Pyeongchang. Geyongsang province
North Korea - Provinces: South Pyongan, North Hwanghe, Kangwon, South Hamgyong. Sinyang, Haeju 
South Korea - Han, Imjin, Hantan, Namhan, Nakdong, Daedong, Geumho
North Korea - Taedong
12-Jul-06 20-Jul-06           9 575        65,000   Monsoonal rain                   1        38,200            55,620               5.2   South Korea - Several days of heavy rains cause floods and mudslides.  25 dead, 33 missing. 4,500 evacuated.  8,200 hectares farm land inundated. 2,100 houses flooded. Record rainfall since 1993 in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province.
Anyang - dyke collapse floods 500 homes.
Gangwon - 17 dead. 4,000 evacuated. 1,600 houses flooded. 985 hectares farmland flooded.  50 cm rain from July 14-18.
North Korea - Flooding and landslides.  549 dead. 295 missing. 60,000 families homeless. 11,500 houses destroyed or damaged. 30,000 hectares of farm land inundated.  "vast swathes of farmland" destroyed.
127.17 37.56
145 FL-2006-000098-PHL
FL-2006-000099-CHN 
Typhoon Bilis - Philippines, China, Vietnam Philippines - Northern Luzon. Manila, Malabon City, Baguio City, Olongapo City. Ilocos Sur
China - Hunan Province - Hengyang, Chenzhou, Zixing area, Pingshi.
Guangdong - Shaoguan, Lechang, Meizhou, Chaozhou. Dongguan's Changan township.
other provinces:  Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi, Guangdong and Guangxi
Vietnam - Bac Can Province: (Ba Be, Pak Nam, Cho Don). other provinces: Lang Son, Vinh Phuc, Cao Bang, Thai Nguyen, Ha Giang. 
China - Xiangjiang and Beijiang rivers. Leishui
Vietnam - Lo River
11-Jul-06 19-Jul-06           9 629   2,450,000  $    3,328,000,000 Tropical Cyclone Monsoonal rain                 2            613,200             34.4   Philippines - July 11-14. Floods and landslides. Damages to roads, crops and bridges.  28 dead, 9 missing.  51,680 displaced in northern provinces of Philippines and Manila.  $3,000,000 of damage
China - July 14 - 18. Major flooding and landslides.  612 dead, 208 missing. 1,158,000 hectares crops flooded. 265,000 homes collapsed. 320,000 homes damaged. 2.45 million evacuated. 30 million people affected. Damages: $3,325,000,000. Worst floods in a century along parts of the Xiangjiang River in Hunan and the Beijiang river Guangdong. Record high levels on Xiangjiang tributary Leishui. Worst floods in 100 years on Xiangjiang River.  Hunan - 346 dead, 89 missing. 31,000 homes destroyed. 40,000 stranded in Hengyang and Chenzhou cities. Guangdong - 103 dead, 77 missing. Shaoguan city flooded. 4,744 houses destroyed. Eight large reservoirs with water levels exceeding danger limit. Guangxi - 35 dead. 369,000 evacuated. $151 million damages.  Fujian - 43 dead, 24 missing. 519,000 evacuated. 19,100 houses destroyed.
Vietnam - Floods and landslides.  17 dead. Hundreds evacuated.
400 houses destroyed.
112.11 24.00
144   Chile Central Chile - Bio Bio region - Chiguayante. Teno river 11-Jul-06 17-Jul-06           7 15        30,000   Heavy rain                   1               5,030               1.4   Heavy rains cause floods and landslides.  15 dead, 25,000 homeless, 30,000 evacuated. -72.64 -37.26
143   China Heilongjiang Province - Yichun city   11-Jul-06 13-Jul-06           3            4,000   Heavy rain                   1               1,400               0.4   Heavy rains cause floods.  4,000 evacuated. 4,300 houses in three districts flooded, floodwaters exceeded one meter deep. Damage to railways. 128.90 47.73
142   Burma (Myanmar) Bago division, Ayeyawady division, Mon state, Rakhine state and Taninthayi division Bago river, Thandwe river 3-Jul-06 12-Jul-06          10 1     Monsoonal rain                   1            154,700               9.1   Beginning of 5-month rainy season in Burma.
Heavy rains cause floods and landslides.  Hundreds of people evacuated to relief centers.  Bago river is at 889cm, danger level is 910cm where it can burst its banks.  Thandwe river reached danger level.
95.05 18.23
141   Pakistan Northern Pakistan Kashmir area - Gilgit Agency - Chharal and Fasar in Diamir district in Niat valley   11-Jul-06 12-Jul-06           2 4     Heavy rain                   1                  460               0.1   Flood waters devastated 2 villages.  4 dead, several missing.  Most of the homes in two villages washed away. 74.16 35.27
140   Pakistan and Afghanistan Northwestern Pakistan - Gorvek, Faqir, Api in North Waziristan district
Afghanistan - Khost province - Alisher, Lakano, Zenikhel. Nuristan province - Kamdesh, Baramtal. 
  9-Jul-06 13-Jul-06           5 23              50   Heavy rain                   1               6,980               1.3   North Waziristan - 13 dead. 300 injured. 12 evacuated from mountain villages 2,438 meters in elevation. Dozens of homes washed away.
Afghanistan - houses and farmland washed away.
69.95 33.06
139   Vietnam Northern Vietnam - Ha Giang province: Bac Me district Lo River 9-Jul-06 11-Jul-06           3 4            100  $           1,000,000 Heavy rain                   1                  560               0.3   Heavy rains. Flash floods. 4 dead. Dozens of houses and hectares of crops destroyed.  105.33 22.71
138   China Guangxi Zhuang - cities: Qinzhou and Yulin   7-Jul-06 11-Jul-06           5 8      130,000  $         31,000,000 Monsoonal rain                   1        63,000            20,120               2.3   Heavy rains. 7 dead, 3 missing. 16 counties flooded, 1.4 million people affected.  Highest daily precipitation 360mm. 109.40 22.35
137   Cambodia Koh Kong - Four districts near Cardamom Mountains   6-Jul-06 7-Jul-06           2 0          5,000   Monsoonal rain                   1              11,610               0.7   Torrential monsoon rains and floods 103.53 11.43
136   China Gansu Province - Qingxi Oil Field in Yumen City. Chifeng city   6-Jul-06 17-Jul-06          12 24              50  $         25,000,000 Heavy rain                   1              16,830               3.2   Heavy rains cause floods and landslides.  24 dead, 2 missing. 1,786 houses destroyed. 99.13 39.43
135   India Gujarat - districts: Navsari, Dangs   4-Jul-06 7-Jul-06           4 24          8,400   Heavy rain                   1            170,100               5.7   Heavy rains.  24 dead. 8,400 displaced.  71.31 22.41
134 FL-2006-000094-IND  India Mumbai (Bombay) Mithi River 3-Jul-06 6-Jul-06           4 9     Monsoonal rain                   1                  390               0.3   Heavy monsoon rains floods much of Mumbai city. Rivers overflowing. 72.88 19.10
133   India Orissa -  districts: Gajapati, Rayagada. Jhingirital Vamsadhara, Nagavali 3-Jul-06 8-Jul-06           6 33     Monsoonal rain                   1              31,360               3.2   Heavy rains and landslides.
MODIS observation of flooding July 6.
83.65 19.17
132   Pakistan Swat - Kalam area. Gahel   3-Jul-06 4-Jul-06           2 22     Heavy rain  Dam/Levy, break or release                  1               1,430               0.3   Rain-swollen canal breaks. Mudslides 72.62 35.35
131   Afghanistan Baghlan province - Khost district -Do Aabi and Mulmim areas   3-Jul-06 4-Jul-06           2 7     Heavy rain                   1               1,570               0.3   Several houses and "vast tract of farmland" washed away  69.13 35.95
130   China Xinjiang - Altay region - Gongliu County, Prefecture of Ili, Ku'erte Region. Turpan city. Houshan area   2-Jul-06 5-Jul-06           4 20              16   Heavy rain                   1            138,200               5.2   15 dead, 5 missing. Rainstorms cause flash floods and mudslides. Floods affect 2,400 people. Large areas crops inundated. 83.77 43.32
129 FL-2006-000085-UKR  Ukraine Belogorsky District. Crimean village of Oshchutimy. Lvivskaya, Ivano-Frankovskaya and Chernovetskaya   2-Jul-06 3-Jul-06           2 2     Heavy rain  Dam/Levy, break or release                  1                  600               0.2   Heavy rains flood 500 houses, break a dam and flood seven villages. 477 hectares flooded. precipitation exceeded three months' norm in a few hours. 700 hectares farmland destroyed.  34.62 45.09
128   Turkey Black Sea region - Bitlis province: Hizan, Arat. Samsun, Kocaman. Giresun, Van. Other provinces: Mus, Kirklareli, Trabzon and Rize   1-Jul-06 3-Jul-06           3 9     Heavy rain                   1              69,640               2.9   9 dead, 3 missing. Houses, farms and bridge swept away near Samsun and Giresun 41.10 39.74
127   China Liaoning Province - Huludao City Wuli and Lianshan rivers 30-Jun-06 1-Jul-06           2 8     Heavy rain                   1                    30               0.0   8 dead. 1 missing. Highest rainfall in Huludao since 1991, 24.3 cm on June 29 and 30. 120.96 40.70
126 FL-2006-000071-ROM  Romania Counties: Bistrita, Maramures, Arad, Suceava - Arbore   30-Jun-06 3-Jul-06           4 21            600   Heavy rain                   1   6385           1,120               0.5   Bistrita - 10 dead, 3 missing.
Maramures
- 2 dead.
Arad
- 2 dead.
Suceava
- 10 dead, 3 missing.
4,000 houses inundated or destroyed.
25.95 47.80
125 FL-2006-000095-CHN  China Anhui Province - Sixian, Xiaoxian and Fengyang counties. Chuzhou, Suzhou, Bengbu, Huaibei, Bozhou and Fuyang
Henan Province - Yuzhou City
Jiangsu Province - 
Huaihe River and tributaries. 28-Jun-06 6-Jul-06           9 30        44,400  $           2,500,000 Heavy rain  Dam/Levy, break or release                  1              43,710               4.6   Anhui - 3 dead. 1,700 houses destroyed. 4.12 million people affected by flooding. 380,667 hectares of crops inundated.
Henan - 3 dead. 1 missing. Dams burst in Xiashuihe Village and Shihe Village in Yuzhou City. 328 houses destroyed. 22 bridges destroyed. 2.5 million U.S. dollars damages.
Jiangsu - June 21 to July 5 most rainfall since 1961 - houses collapsed, crops inundated.
MODIS observation of high levels on Huai River on July 6.
117.03 34.04
124   China Yunnan province - Zhenxiong county, Zhaotong
Sichuan
province - Gulin County, Luzhou City
Guizhou province - Jiebi prefecture and Zunyi county
  28-Jun-06 8-Jul-06          11 50        10,000  $         10,400,000 Heavy rain                   1            109,600               7.9   Yunnan - 11 dead, 6 missing. 701 homes destroyed. 26,000 hectares cropland damaged. 701 houses destroyed, 6,100 houses damaged.
July 7 - 16 more dead in Zhaotong. 7,000 hectares crops damaged, hundreds houses collapsed.

Sichuan
- 14 dead, 2 missing. 3,000 evacuated. 1,400 houses destroyed in three cities. US$10.4 million damages. 18 cm rain. Floods and landslides. 4,533 hectares of farmland flooded in Gulin county.
Guizhou - 9 dead. 2,400 evacuated. 10-15 cm rain in Jiebi prefecture and Zunyi county
105.73 28.47
123   Honduras Cortes, Intibuca Ulua, Motagua 25-Jun-06 1-Jul-06           7 4          1,500  $           8,000,000 Heavy rain                   1               9,980               1.9 20061821900Hon123Ma2.58
20061801910Hon123Ma2.58
20061781925Hon123Ma2.58
20061781620Hon123M2.58
Heavy rain for past 3 weeks. 4 dead. 1,500 evacuated. 300 homes damaged. 5,200 acres farmland damaged. $8 million in damages. -88.07 14.90
122   China Guizhou province - counties: Sandu, Rongjiang Duliujiang River 25-Jun-06 26-Jun-06           2 4          5,000  $           6,500,000 Heavy rain                   1              11,360               0.7   Two days torrential rains cause floods along Duliujiang River affecting more than 270,000 people. 4 dead, 2 missing. 108.45 26.01
121   China Hunan province - Longhui county - cities: Shaoyang, Huaihua, Loudi, Zhangjiajie, Xiangxi and Qingshan'ao Village   25-Jun-06 26-Jun-06           2 25      123,000   Heavy rain                   1              34,990               1.3   273.3 mm rain in 11 hours on June 25 causes flash flooding and mudslides. 21 dead and 6 missing. 15 houses destroyed by mudslide in Qingshan'ao village. Flooding in cities of Shaoyang, Huaihua, Loudi, Zhangjiajie and Xiangxi affect 2.375 million, 123,000 evacuated. 111.06 27.06
120   Indonesia South Kalimantan province - Laut island. Districts: Kotabaru, Tanah Laut, Tanah Bumbu, Hambang and Sampaukan. Sungai Danau. Banjar district. Martapura and Riam Kiwa 25-Jun-06 29-Jun-06           5 26          3,000   Heavy rain                   1              23,710               2.5   Kotabaru - 26 dead and 20 missing from four villages on Laut island. Flash floods. Hundreds homeless, thousands evacuated. 1,000 houses flooded in Sungai Danau and Jorong and Asam-asam.
June 29 - 40,000 evacuated in Banjar district after flooding on Martapura and Riam Kiwa rivers
115.49 -3.29
119 FL-2006-000093-USA USA Maryland - Hyattsville, Silver Spring, Elkton, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring. Laurel, Bowie, Maryland City, Rockville. Maryland's Eastern Shore - counties: Dorchester, Caroline. Federalsburg, Galestown
Pennsylvania - Sayre,  Athens. Armstrong County. New Hope, Easton, Wilkes-Barre.
Delaware - Seaford
Washington, DC -
Virginia - Rockbridge County
New York - Binghamton, Hancock, Sidney, Callicoon. Sullivan County.
New Jersey - Trenton
Potomac River's Northwest Branch, Susquehanna, Delaware
Maryland - Marshy Hope Creek, Broad Creek, Patuxent
Pennsylvania - Lackawanna, Swatara Creek, Schuylkill, Conestoga
Delaware - Red Clay Creek
New York - Beaver Kill, East Canada Creek
Virginia - James,
25-Jun-06 1-Jul-06           7 11        65,000  $    1,000,000,000 Heavy rain                   3            122,600             20.4 20061801600Sus119M2.53 Record rainfall at Ronald Reagan National Airport. Flooding 4 to 5 feet deep in parts of Marylands Eastern Shore. 9 dead in Pennsylvania.
New York - 15,000 evacuated along Susquehana river in Binghamton, NY. 800 homes destroyed in Broome County.
Over 2,000 evacuated from Lake Needwood area on the north side of Rockville, Md. lake is approaching 25 feet above normal levels and earthen dam threateing to fail.
50,000 evacuated in northeast Pennslyvania along the Susquehanna in Luzerne County in precautionary measures.
Record levels on Delaware River at Callicoon, NY (19.64 feet,  over 125,000 ft3/s) - 500-year flood-recurrence interval.
MODIS observations of high levels on tributaries of the Susquehana river in upstate New York on June 29, these rivers not usually visible to MODIS.
-75.78 40.41
118 FL-2006-000096-IND  India and Nepal India - Uttar Pradesh - districts: Ballia, Chandauli, Hardoi, Bareilly, Bijnore, Lakhimpur Kheri, Gorakhpur, Jaunpur, Varanasi. Towns: Agra, Lucknow. 
Bihar - Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi and Bhagalpur districts
West Bengal - Birbhum, Burdwan and Murshidabad.
Nepal - Chaupheri area - Banke district.  Kaski district, Nepane, Ulleri and Dhansingh villages
Ganges and tributaries including
Rapti, Ganga and Varuna
24-Jun-06 3-Aug-06          41 160     Monsoonal rain                   1            506,600             26.4   India Uttar Pradesh - June 25 - Heavy rains and storms across five districts in Uttar Pradesh.
July 11 - Rivers across Uttar Pradesh are overflowing, villages evacuated. 113 dead in Uttar Pradesh since beginning of monsoon rains.
Bihar - Heavy rains cause floods and landslides.  17 dead, 300,000 people affected.  Bagmati and Punpun rivers crossed the danger level, other rivers almost at the danger level.
Nepal - Six villages submerged by Rapti river flooding
83.67 25.62
117   Indonesia North Sulawesi Province - Gorontalo city and Bone Bolango and Gorontalo districts. Bolaang Mongondow District Pilolalenga, Bone and Bolango 23-Jun-06 27-Jun-06           5 0          5,000   Heavy rain                   1                  890               0.5   Gorontalo city center flooded, 4,500 evacuated. 40 houses along Bone river destroyed. Villages on Bone and Balango rivers flooded up to 1 or 2 meters deep. 3,000 houses flooded in Bolaang Mongondow District. 123.01 0.55
116   USA Ohio - counties: Huron, Erie, Crawford, Lucas, Sandusky. Towns: Norwalk, Toledo, Wellington. Huron, Cuyahoga 22-Jun-06 25-Jun-06           4 2    $           7,000,000 Heavy rain                   1               6,780               1.1   Two days severe storms cause flooding. 800 homes damaged. 7 inches rain causes flooding in Toledo and Norwalk cities. Worst flooding since 1969 in Huron county Ohio, splitting town of Norwalk in two.. -86.91 41.41
115   Romania Northeastern Romania - Bistrita county - Tarlisua, Spermezeu. Other counties: Maramures, Hunedoara, Alba  Tibes, Valea Ilisua. Tiblea and Ilisua gorges 20-Jun-06 26-Jun-06           7 12            626   Heavy rain                   1               5,540               1.4   Bistret-Nasaud region - 10 dead. 626 evacuated. 1,437 houses submerged. 5,135 hectares flooded. 75 bridges destroyed. 80 villages affected.
Maramures - 2 dead
Alba county - hundreds houses destroyed.
24.15 47.46
114 FF-2006-000069-IDN  Indonesia South Sulawesi Province - districts: Sinjai, Jeneponto, Bulukumba, Bantaeng, Luwu Utara, Bone, Gowa, and Sidrap   19-Jun-06 23-Jun-06           5 291          7,580  $         55,200,000 Heavy rain   10               1               3,100               0.9   Flash floods and landslides. 219 dead, 63 missing, 7,500 homeless. At least 196 dead in worst hit Sinjai district. Flooding up to 10 feet deep. Heaviest rain to hit region in 10 years. Thousands evacuated in Bulukumba. Hundreds of houses swept away, 12,550 hectares of rice fields inundated and 8,791 fish ponds destroyed, 6 bridges destroyed in five provincial districts.
Sinjai - "This is the worst flood to ever hit this area,"
120.11 -5.17
113 FL-2006-000068-CHN  China Fujian Province - Yongding county   17-Jun-06 19-Jun-06           3 2          5,000   Heavy rain                   1              36,280               2.1   Fujian - 2 dead 21 missing. Biggest floods in 15 years in Yongding county. Seven small power stations destroyed. 200 buildings submerged. 116.87 24.73
112 FL-2006-000068-CHN  China Hunan province - Chenzhou, Zhuzhou and Loudi cities Xiangjiang River 13-Jun-06 16-Jun-06           4 2        50,000   Heavy rain                   1              58,070               3.3   Hunan - 16,000 houses destroyed. 50,000 people evacuated. 1.41 million people affected by flooding in 204 townships in nine counties. 112.75 26.20
111 FL-2006-000068-CHN  China Guizhou province - counties: Wangmo, Luodian. Qianxi'nan Bouyei, Miao. Wangmo town.   12-Jun-06 16-Jun-06           5 52          5,900  $       130,000,000 Heavy rain                   1              11,680               1.7   Wangmo - 30 dead and 20 missing in flash floods on June 15. 5,900 evacuated. 2,400 houses collapsed. 1,500 hectares farmland damaged. 125 million U.S. dollars in economic damages.
Heavy rains persist in Guizhou province from May 1 to June 15.
106.51 25.51
110   Taiwan Central and southern Taiwan - counties: Nantou, Taichung, Hsinchu, Changhua and Chiayi. Kaohsiung   10-Jun-06 13-Jun-06           4 1            300  $       116,130,000 Heavy rain                   1              14,310               1.7   1 dead, 2 missing. Hundreds evacuated. US$116.13 million agricultural damage. 23,830 hectares of farmland flooded. Deaths of 410 swine, 205,000 chickens, 2,700 ducks and 6,525 geese 120.79 24.07
109 FL-2006-000068-CHN  China Guangxi - Wuzhou, Baise   8-Jun-06 15-Jun-06           8 21      195,500  $           2,625,000 Heavy rain                   1               4,210               1.3   Wuzhou, June 8 - 306 mm rain in eight hours. Floods, landslides and mudflows. 2,000 houses collapsed. Another rainstorm in Guangxi June 13-15. Total 21 dead, 195,500 evacuated, 4.6 million residents affected. 111.38 23.42
108   Poland and Slovakia Southern Poland - Nowy Sacz and Tarnow regions. Jaslo. Ciezkowice. Podkarpacie region. Annapol. Radhoszcz
Eastern Slovakia - Presov and Kosice regions. Sabinov. Bardejov.
Vistula and tributaries including Biala. 4-Jun-06 6-Jun-06           3              600   Heavy rain                   1              27,580               1.8   Poland - 500 evacuated from town of Jaslo. 10,000 hectares farmland inundated. 1,000 buildings flooded.
Slovakia - heavy rain and unseasonable snow. 40 villages with flood warnings.
20.93 49.50
107   Russia Yakutia - Lensk region. Vitim. Olekminsk region, Kyllakh and Troitsk. Hangalassky and Namsky. Bodaibo. Khangalassky Upper Lena, Vitim 4-Jun-06 12-Jun-06           9 0          1,300  $       125,000,000 Rain and snowmelt  Dam/Levy, break or release                  1            274,800             11.5   Flooding in Yakutia caused by heavy rain and snowfall in Irkutsk region and/or "excessive dumping of water from the Mamakan hydropower plant in the Irkutsk region"
227 houses flooded in Yakutia. 173 houses flooded in Vitim.
MODIS observations of high levels on the Vitim river June 7, 8. High levels observed on the upper Lena above the Vitim confluence May 18, 21 June 6.
114.58 58.33
106   USA Alaska - Nulato, Kaltag, Koyukuk Lower Yukon, Lower Koyukuk 22-May-06 29-May-06           8       Ice jam/break-up Snowmelt                 1              86,840               6.1 20061492325LYuk106Ma2.38
20061482230LYuk106M2.34
20061442305LYuk106Ma2.35
20061432210Yuk106M2.34
2006142Yuk106R155046162
20061412225Yuk106FM2.32
MODIS observations of flooding on May 22, 23, 24, 28, 29. -99.99 63.29
105   USA Nevada Humbolt River 7-Apr-06 3-Jun-06          58 0     Heavy rain                   1              85,040             11.8 20061451845Hum105M2.30
20061221840Hum105M2.26
20061092050Hum105Ma2.33
MODIS observations on high levels on Humbolt river April 19, May 2, 25. -99.99 40.83
104   Canada Northwest Territories - Aklavik Mackenzie  26-May-06 2-Jun-06           8              300   Snowmelt   14               1               3,210               1.2   Community 700 Gwich'in and Inuvialuit.  Flooding about once per decade, but water levels not this high since 1992.  Infrastructure damage will cost millions of dollars to repair. -99.99 67.93
103 FF-2006-000082-IND
FF-2006-000080-BGD
FL-2006-000070-IND 
India and Bangladesh India - Assam State: Barak valley. districts: Goalpara, Karimganj, Nagaon, Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Hailakandi, Cachar. Rangia, Rangapara, Majuli, Kaziranga National Park. Arunachal.
Tripura state: Kanchanpur, West Tripura, Dharmanagar.
Bangladesh - Sylhet, Zakiganj, Kanaighat, Sunamganj, Moulvibazar, Habiganj, Khagrachhari
Brahmaputra and tributaries including Madura, Barak, Longai, Singla and Kushiara.
Bangladesh - Jamuna. Meghna and tributaries including Surma and Kushiara. Jointapur, Goainghat, Beanibazar, Companyganj, Bishwanath, Golapganj, Kanaighat and Balaganj. Chengi, Maini and Feni
31-May-06 24-Jul-06          55 21      600,000   Monsoonal rain                   1            178,000             16.9   Early Monsoon rains.
Assam - 16 dead. 500,000 displaced. 800 villages submerged. 55,000 hectares submerged. 12,000 hectares agriculture fields submerged in Majuli.
Tripura - 5 dead. 4,000 displaced from town of Dharmanagar
Bangladesh - 100 square kilometres and 76,000 people affected in northeastern Sylhet region. 200,000 people stranded in northeastern Bangladesh as of June 14.
94.02 26.60
102   India Kerala State   25-May-06 2-Jun-06           9 32        10,800   Monsoonal rain                   2              42,690               9.1   2,700 houses destroyed. 76.05 10.54
101   China Southeastern China
Fujian Province - central and northern areas - Changting county. Nanping.
Guangdong province - Pearl River Delta,  Taishan city
Jiangxi province - 
Fujian - Min, Bashili River
Guangdong - Pearl
30-May-06 9-Jun-06          11 57      356,000  $       393,000,000 Monsoonal rain   30               2              76,600             13.3   Fujian - 41 dead. 356,000 evacuated. 19,000 homes destroyed. US$393 million damages. Worst flooding on Min River in 20 years. 100,670 ha crops damaged. June 8 - Bashili river breakes banks and inundates 11 villages.
Guangdong - 17 dead. 5,800 homes flooded. 400 mm rain between May 21 and June 6. 
118.57 26.75
100   India Western States - Maharashtra (Bombay) -
Gujarat - Narmada, Dahod and Sabarkanta.
  31-May-06 4-Jun-06           5 41     Monsoonal rain                   1            395,400             10.1   Monsoon rains arrived in Western India 10 days ahead of schedule. 75.23 18.73
99   Thailand Central Thailand - Lop Buri Province - Muang District   31-May-06 31-May-06           1       Monsoonal rain   50               2               5,870               0.1   Severe flash flood damaged dozens of houses and swept away livestock, cars and motorcycles.  Worst flood in the area in 50 years. 100.91 15.13
98   USA Texas: Southeastern Counties - Jefferson, Orange, Chambers, Harris   28-May-06 2-Jun-06           6       Heavy rain   29               2              39,990               7.2 20061492000Tex098Ma2.48 Up to 16 inches of rain and 18 inches of water in homes from a severe overnight storm.

MODIS observations of flooding May 29.
-94.73 30.17
97   China Hubei Province   24-May-06 31-May-06           8 3      350,000   Heavy rain                   1       137,500          107,400               6.8   945 houses collapsed.  137,500 hectares of farmlands flooded.  Pecipitation in Jingzhou City, which was among the worst hit, reached 260.7 mm, a level rarely seen historically. 112.90 30.92
96   Morocco Er Rachidia Province   26-May-06 28-May-06           3 6          1,100   Heavy rain   30               2              33,210               4.0   270 houses destroyed.  Er Rachidia lies in a semi-arid region and has not seen such rain since the 1970s. -4.05 32.15
95   USA Indiana - Leopold
Kentucky - Breckinridge County
Tennessee - Clarksville
Oil Creek, Sinking Creek, Ringgold Creek 25-May-06 28-May-06           4 6     Brief torrential rain                   1              17,040               1.8   Heavy thunderstorms flooded normally dry creek beds.   -88.59 36.96
94   Cuba Havana Quibu, Almendares 23-May-06 27-May-06           5 7     Heavy rain                   1               1,940               0.7   Over 100 mm of rain in 1 hr.  -82.32 23.04
93   Burundi Bururi Province - Muheka    17-May-06 28-May-06          12 1          5,000   Heavy rain                   1               2,700               1.3   Crops destroyed. 29.67 -3.86
92   Canada British Columbia - Nelson, Grand Forks, Penticton, Kootenay Kettle, Ellis Creek, Slocan, Granby 20-May-06 28-May-06           9 1            400   Rain and snowmelt                   1              69,160               5.8     -99.99 50.13
91 FL-2006-000062-THA Thailand Northern Provinces - Uttaradit, Nan, Phrae, Lampang, Sukhothai.
In early June floods move south to Kamphaeng Phet, Sukhothai, Uthai Thani, Phichit, Phitsanulok provinces.
Yom, Nan, Upper Chao Praya. 22-May-06 11-Jun-06          21 79          2,000  $         26,000,000 Monsoonal rain   60               2              78,280             17.0   Severe flooding following 3 days of heavy rain, also landslides.  1,000 passengers trapped inside 4 trains stranded in Uttaradit stations.
555 houses were destroyed and 3,120 were damaged.  Over 35 people still missing.

MODIS observations of flooding May 25.
100.15 18.18
90   Afghanistan Ghor Province - Chighcharan, Shahrak District   19-May-06 23-May-06           5 9            800   Heavy rain                   1              21,480               2.4   1,000 cattle killed. 65.56 34.52
89   China - Tropical Storm Chanchu Southeastern Provinces - Fujian, Guangdong (Shantou City)   18-May-06 22-May-06           5 23   1,030,000  $       475,000,000 Tropical Cyclone Heavy rain                 1       154,000          141,400               6.1   Flooding and landslides.  3.15 million residents of Fujian and over 154,000 hectares of cropland affected.  4 Vietnamese fishing boats in China's waters sunk. 118.77 25.97
88   USA Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine New Hampshire: Merrimack, Salmon Falls, Warner, Baker, Connecticut, Contoocook, Pemigewasset, Piscataqua, Saco, Smith, Souhegan, Spicket, Sugar, Turkey, Newfound, Powow, Lamprey
Massachusetts: Aberjona, Assabet, Blackstone, Charles, Concord, Ipswich,  Merrimack, Nashua, Neponset, North Nashua, Shawsheen, Spicket, Squannacook, Sudbury
Maine: Mousam, Presumpscot, Swift
11-May-06 22-May-06          12 1          2,500   Heavy rain   70               2              42,910             10.3   Merrimack River crested 11 feet over flood stage.  Century old rain records broken in Massachusetts.  Total rainfall up to 17 inches.
$7 million in damage in Maine.
Severe road damage.
-70.79 43.16
87 FL-2006-000065-TZA  Tanzania Northern Kilimanjaro region - Moshi district   9-May-06 17-May-06           9          19,000   Heavy rain                   1          1,500            12,430               2.4   1,500 hectares of farmland inundated, destroying crops.  Hundreds of heads of livestock killed. 998 houses submerged. 19,000 homeless.  37.22 -3.33
86   Philippines - Tropical Storm Chanchu Leyte - Sogod, Macrohon
Luzon: Bicol Region - Albay Province
  11-May-06 14-May-06           4 41        42,000   Tropical Cyclone                   1               1,660               0.6   Flooding and landslides. 124.86 11.24
85   China Guizhou Province   21-Apr-06 15-May-06          25 22        36,900  $         36,000,000 Heavy rain                   1            175,200             13.5   Daily precipitation exceeding 100 mm.  106.58 26.92
84   Iran Ardebil Province   8-May-06 13-May-06           6 14          2,800  $         16,000,000 Heavy rain                   1          8,000            18,310               2.4   9,000 livestock killed and 8,000 hectares of farmland washed away. 47.88 38.69
83   Burma (Myanmar) - Cyclone Mala States - Irrawaddy, Rakhine, Arakan Irrawaddy 29-Apr-06 5-May-06           7 21            800   Tropical Cyclone                   1              77,890               5.4   Flash floods.  Roofs torn off 400 homes.

MODIS observations of flooding on April 30.
94.95 18.37
82 FL-2006-000057-SUR Suriname Central Lowlands Marowijne, Lawa, Tapahony, Upper Suriname, Saramacca  7-May-06 29-May-06          23 3        22,000   Heavy rain                   2              62,040             15.6   175 Maroon villages beneath 2 meters of muddy water.  Unprecedented scale of flooding.
Agricultural plots and fishing facilities completely damaged.
-56.48 3.42
81   Nepal Baglung District - Adhikarichaur Village Badigad  6-May-06 7-May-06           2 7     Heavy rain                   1               1,830               0.3   Hotel swept away. 83.53 28.25
80   Algeria Northern Regions - Tipaza, Naama, Tizi Ouzou, M'sila   3-May-06 8-May-06           6 6     Heavy rain                   1              55,690               4.2     3.07 36.09
79 FL-2006-000076-AFG  Afghanistan Northern Provinces: Faryab - Garziman, Baghlan - Doshi District   29-Apr-06 1-May-06           3 9            400   Brief torrential rain  Snowmelt                  1              58,310               2.7   Flashfloods.  Hundred acres of farmlands in Doshi district of Baghlan province washed away and scores of cattle killed.  Over 100 houses destroyed. 66.83 35.67
78   Papua New Guinea Southern Highlands Province: Upper Mendi region - Kuma   27-Apr-06 30-Apr-06           4 1            300   see notes                   1               4,700               1.0   Rush of water down from the volcano Mt. Giluwe following an explosion up the mountain.  Flooding down river and landslides. 143.70 -6.16
77   New Zealand Otago - Mosgiel, Dunedin, Oamaru, Waitati, Taieri Plains Taieri, Silver Stream, Leith 26-Apr-06 28-Apr-06           3            1,200  $           3,000,000 Brief torrential rain   150               3               4,630               2.2   24mm of rain in 15 min. 170.37 -45.69
76   Canada Ontario - Kashechewan First Nation, Fort Albany   22-Apr-06 31-May-06          40            2,000   Snowmelt   30               2               7,030               6.2   Serious discussion of moving the Kashechewan First Nation because of frequent evacuations.  Dike protecting the community was breached.  Worst spring flooding since 1976.   -82.09 52.53
75   Russia Southern Siberia: Altai Territory - Turochak, Biisk, Krasnogorskoye, Klepikovo, Barnaul, Aniva Marushka, Biya, Katun, Kurya, Ob, Lebed 21-Apr-06 31-May-06          41              420  see notes  Snowmelt                   1            144,900             14.1   2 dams in danger of bursting.  1,350 houses flooded in Biisk.  Dam on the Kurya River damaged in the village of Klepikovo.  Flood damage over 200 million Roubles.  Biya River over 1/2 meter above critical level.

MODIS observations of flooding on the Ob River on May 7.
87.14 50.78
74   Malaysia Kampung Manjoi   20-Apr-06 21-Apr-06           2              500   Heavy rain   50               2               2,590               0.7   First major flooding since bunds were built along the river. 102.15 5.27
73   Canada Newfoundland - Burlington, Middle Arm, Smith's Harbour, Baie Verte   18-Apr-06 24-Apr-06           7 0            200   Heavy rain                   1                  730               0.5   Main road into the communities blocked, water and sewage disrupted.  Flooding much more severe than the usual spring runoff flooding.  State of emergency declared.  -56.05 49.72
72 FF-2006-000049-IDN  Indonesia East Java: Trenggalek District - Tugu, Gandusari, Bendungan, Trenggalek, Pogalan, Karangan Ngasinan  19-Apr-06 23-Apr-06           5 23            240   Heavy rain                   1              19,040               2.2   Flooding and landslides.  Floodwater up to 2 meters.  5 m paddy fields inundated and 5,000 livestock missing. 111.86 -7.84
71   Ethiopia Eastern Afar Region, Eastern Somali Region (Lasarat) Awash 9-Apr-06 25-Apr-06          17          10,000   Heavy rain                   1              83,390               8.2   400 sheep and goats washed away in Somali Region.  7,000 displaced in Afar, 3,000 in Somali. 41.63 10.99
70   Papua New Guinea East Sepik Province: Ambunti-Drekikier electorate - Hauna, Gawanga 2, Wam/Urat Sunuhu, Yumbanakor 12-Apr-06 18-Apr-06           7              400   Heavy rain                   1              41,560               4.0   Damage to vanilla fields, rice, cocoa and fish ponds.  Hundreds left homeless.  Flooding and landslides. 143.22 -4.26
69   Canada Saskatchewan - Red Earth First Nation, Porcupine Plain, Fishing Lake Carrot, Red Deer, Shand Creek, Saskatchewan  12-Apr-06 24-Apr-06          13 0          1,000   Heavy rain   60               2              63,270             12.9   Third highest floods in Red Earth First Nation history - highest since 1970s.  Worst floods in Porcupine in 60 years - major damage to agricultural land. -99.99 53.54
68   India Andhra Pradesh - Telengana region, Hyderabad, Srikakulam, Krishna    15-Apr-06 18-Apr-06           4 20     Heavy rain                   1            190,900               6.1   Massive crop damage.  Flash floods following a severe storm. 82.81 17.43
67   Georgia Tskhoushi, Chkhou, Khoni, Tsalendjikha  Inguri, Tskhenisqali  15-Apr-06 24-Apr-06          10 0            600   Dam/Levy, break or release  Rain and snowmelt                  1              29,220               3.9   Dam at the Inguri Hydroelectric Power Station was emptied into the river. 42.83 42.27
66   Brazil Para State: Maraba, Porto de Moz, Capitao Poco, Almerim, Anajas  Amazon tributaries: Tocantins, Xingu, Tapajos 25-Mar-06 23-Apr-06          30 8      116,000   Heavy rain                   1         1,164,000             36.7   Rainfall 25 cm above average since mid-March. -52.29 -2.81
65   Canada Manitoba: Winnipeg, Montcalm, Morris, St. Jean Red, Pembina 11-Apr-06 9-May-06          29 0              40  $         12,000,000 Rain and snowmelt                   1               9,215               3.2   Continuation of flooding on the Red River from the US in North Dakota.  100,000 acres of farmland flooded. -96.95 49.85
64   Dominican Republic North: Sabana Iglesia   11-Apr-06 15-Apr-06           5 1     Heavy rain                   1              15,650               2.0   Many homes destroyed. -70.69 19.46
63 FL-2006-000045-ROM Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine Bulgaria: Vidin, Lom, Oryahovo, Somovit, Nikopol, Lom, Ruse, Silistra, Kozlodui, Tutrakan
Romania: Bechet, Gataia, Rast, Negoi, Braila, Calarasi, Galati, Oltina, Bistret, Sarata, Macesu de Jos
Ukraine: Odessa
Danube, Tamis, Barzava, Iskar, Vit, Osam 7-Apr-06 24-May-06          48          17,000  $           8,600,000 Rain and snowmelt  Dam/Levy, break or release  111               3            144,600             44.2 20061210940DanDoljM2.38
20061180910LDanu063M2.38
20061160925DanDolj063M2.39
20061141115LDanu063Ma2.38
20061110905Danu063m2.34
20061070930Danu063M2.35
20061051120LDan063Ma2.38
20060426092628Danu063ast
Highest level of Danube in Romania and Bulgaria since 1895, record high level of 9.4 m (30.8 ft) in the northwestern Bulgarian city of Vidin.  Danube flooding from countries upstream.  Controlled flooding of 70,000 hectares of farmland in Romania to keep water out of cities, additional flooding of 60,000 hectares.  In Romania, Rast and Negoi flooded after a dike collapsed, Bistret as well - 20 dikes broken in total.

MODIS observations of flooding on the Danube April 17, 21, 26, May 3 through 24.
23.87 44.50
62 FL-2006-000047-COD Democratic Republic of Congo  Makelekele, Kinshasa - Kisenso, Kalamu, Lingwala Kalamu, Gombe, Djoue  8-Apr-06 27-Apr-06          20 6     Heavy rain                   1              45,540               6.4   The Kalamu and Gombe rivers, broke their banks for the first time in years.
Flooding and mudslides.
16.17 -4.36
61 FF-2006-000046-KEN  Kenya Districts - Malindi, Kilifi, Kwale, Nyando, Homa Bay, Migori, Siaya, Rachuonyo, Isiolo, Samburu, Laikipia, Wajir, Garissa, Mandera Uaso Nyiro, Sabaki, Tana, Migori, Kuja, Nzoia, Nyando, Genale Wenz 4-Apr-06 22-May-06          49 60        17,300   Heavy rain                   1            538,000             28.5   Flooding follows heavy rain but does not relieve major drought in the area.  Key access roads for food distribution washed out.
Crops lost in Malindi - little rain in the south but river flooding as a result of northern rain.
650 hectares of crop destroyed in Migori, Siaya and Rachuonyo.
2,000 Sudanese and Somali refugees displaced when heavy rain flooded the Kakuma refugee camp in NW Kenya.

MODIS ovservations of flooding on the Genale Wenz on April 30.
37.53 2.25
60   Australia Katherine, Beswick Katherine, Daly 5-Apr-06 10-Apr-06           6 0          1,100   Monsoonal rain   8               1              39,370               3.6   Water up to rooftops.  Katherine at 19 m.  1/4 of the town flooded.  Millions of dollars in damage.
Not as bad as 1998 - worst flood in history (450 years) (Katherine at 20.3 m).  This was the second worst flood in 450 years.

MODIS observations of flooding on Daly river on April 8, 9, 10
132.39 -14.18
59   Israel Wadi Ara Irron 5-Apr-06 7-Apr-06           3       Brief torrential rain   100               3               2,500               1.6   130 mm of rain in 3 hrs.  Occurs every 100 years. 35.23 32.48
58   USA Northern and Central California Counties: Amador, Calaveras, Fresno, Merced, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Stanislaus Merced, Consumes, San Joaquin, Sacramento, Navarro 4-Apr-06 17-Apr-06          14 1            600   Heavy rain  Dam/Levy, break or release                  1              44,110               5.5 20060982110Merc058Ma2.44
20060971850Merc058FM2.37
Floods follow a month of above average rain in California. 
Flooding and mudslides.
2 levees near Merced burst, flooding a trailer park, housing development, and farmland.  200 evacuated from trailer parks.  100 homes evacuated after 4 inches of rain in 24 hrs weakened an earthen dam, threatening a flood, near Valley Springs in the Sierra foothills.

MODIS observations of flooding on San Joaquin on April 6, 7, 8, 13.
-99.99 37.69
57 FL-2006-000074-YEM  Yemen Provinces: Sana'a, Hodeida, Dhamar, Mannakhah,Thamar, Taiz, Sa'adah   3-Apr-06 6-Apr-06           4 25     Heavy rain                   1              91,480               4.2   3 days of torrential rain and lightening.  Many homes (at least 60) and crops destroyed. 43.88 15.10
56 FL-2006-000045-SRB  Serbia-Montenegro, Croatia Serbia: Novi Sad, Slankamen, Sabac, Beocin, Belgrade, Vojvodina, Smederevo, Kostolac, Titel, Loznica, Zabalj, Zrenjanin, Pozarevac, Golubac, Gradiste
Eastern Croatia: Vukovar, Osijek
Serbia: Danube, Sava, Tamis, Tisa, Mlava, Begej, Brzava
Croatia: Danube, Drava
4-Apr-06 11-May-06          38            1,500  $         44,600,000 Snowmelt  Heavy rain  120               3       240,000            40,530             22.0 20060840925VMorav056M2.35
20060831200Sava056Ma2.36
Highest water levels in Serbia on the Sava River in 25 yrs, highest level on the Tisa in 100 yrs.  Danube at 120 yr high in Belgrade.  Worst flooding in Croatia in 40 yrs.  Danube swollen by heavy rains and melting snow in Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary.  In N Serbia, Vojvodina province 10,000 hectares (25,000 acres) of farmland were submerged and another 200,000 hectares (500,000 acres) were turned into mud and slush.  Landslides also a problem.

MODIS observations of flooding on Sava river April 1, 8, 9. Flooding on Velika Morava on March 25, 26, 27.  Flooding on the Danube April 24.
20.75 45.26
55   USA Hawaii: Oahu - Honolulu   31-Mar-06 3-Apr-06           4       Heavy rain                   1                  530               0.3   Flooding and mudslides.  90 shops inundated with over a foot of water.

Last flood of a month of severe rain throughout Hawaii - 92 in (7.5 ft) of rain were recorded during March at Mount Waialeale, considered the rainiest spot on the planet. The previous record was 90 inches in April 1971.
-99.99 21.35
54   Israel Jordan Valley, Wadi Ara, Musmus, West Bank, Megilot district, Julis, Western Galilee   2-Apr-06 3-Apr-06           2 5     Brief torrential rain                   1              11,510               0.7   Up to 2 meters of floodwater.  One of Israel's rainiest days this year - more than 112 mm of rain in Jerusalem, 67 mm in Tel Aviv, 21 mm in Haifa, 17 mm in Beersheba.
Western Galilee agriculture, crops and greenhouses, was hit especially hard. Avocado, litchi and banana crops were severely damaged at Moshav Avdon.
35.07 32.24
53   USA North Dakota: Fargo, Grand Forks, Wahpeton, Pembina
Minnesota: Hendrum
North Dakota: Red, Wild Rice, Sheyenne, Maple, Neche, Pembina
Minnesota: Red, Marsh, Snake, Wild Rice, Roseau
30-Mar-06 25-Apr-06          27 1    $           1,000,000 Rain and snowmelt                   1              15,350               4.1 20060981930Red053Ma2.32
20060971705Red053M2.24
20060941955Red053Ma2.29
20060931915Red053Ma2.31
20060931730Red053M2.26
Red River crested in Fargo area at jut over 37 ft - flood stage is 18 ft.  Worst flood in the past 100 yrs was in 1997 (39 ft crest).
Red River crested in Grand Forks 4/6 at 47.85 ft.
Enormous sandbagging effort, temporary levees also in place.  75 houses threatened in N Dakota.
Voluntary evacuations

MODIS observations of flooding on Red river on April 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 13, 16.  Flooding on the Pembina River April 13, 16.
-96.89 47.00
52   Australia - Cyclone Glenda Western Australia - Pilbara Coast: Kalbarri, Onslow, Carnarvon, Mardie Station Gascoyne, Murchison 30-Mar-06 5-Apr-06           7 0            500   Tropical Cyclone                   1            191,800               8.5   Pilbara coast already saturated from recent Cyclone Emma.  Banana plantations at risk. 115.13 -25.68
51 FL-2006-000045-HUN
FL-2006-000045-SVK
Slovakia, Hungary Western and Central Slovakia: Modra, Banska Bystrica, Bratislava
Northwestern Hungary near the Slovakian border
Slovakia: Danube, Myjava, Hron, Nitra, Torysa, Bodrog
Hungary: Danube, Tisza, Vah, Koros 
28-Mar-06 9-May-06          43 3          6,020  $         37,000,000 Snowmelt  Dam/Levy, break or release  120               3       170,000            73,290             30.5 20061051125TimTis051Ma2.35
20061050940DanTis051M2.37
20060980935TisMor051M2.33
Slovakia: 123 towns and villages, and 2,000 hectares of agricultural land have been hit by flooding.
Hungary: The Danube reached a record 8.61 m in Budapest on 4/5 (a 120 yr high), surpassing the level reached during the catastrophic floods of 2002.  Daily cost of fighting the flooding is approx 150- 200 million forints (US$690,000-$920,000).  170,000 hectares of land in Hungary's Great Plain region under water.  Tisza at a record 9.8 metres (32 feet) in Hungary.  Dam break near the confluence of the Koros and Tisza rivers 4/21.

MODIS observations of flooding on the Bodrog and Tisza Rivers on April 3, 8.  Flooding on the Danube and Tisza Rivers on April 8.
19.08 48.67
50 FL-2006-000045-CZE  Czech Republic, Germany, Austria Czech Republic: Ostrava, Prague, Vestec, Bonov, Usti nad Labem, Znojmo, Hodonin, Terezin, Theresienstadt, Melnik, Olomouc, Breclav, Novosedly, Decin, Brno
Germany: States - Saxony (Dresden), Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg
Austria: Upper and Lower Austria, Lintz
Czech Republic: Vltava, Labe/Elbe, Dyje, Morava, Jihlava, Luznice, Oskava, Jevisovka, Svatava, Svratka
Germany: Elbe, Rhine
Austria: Thaya, Danube, Inn, Traun, Enns, March 
28-Mar-06 17-Apr-06          21 9        11,000  $       217,000,000 Rain and snowmelt  Dam/Levy, break or release  110               3            196,100             40.4 20060981120Mora050Ma2.33 Czech Republic: 45 cities and towns affected, over 20 rivers at dangerous flood levels.  500-hectare (1,235 acre) lake has developed on farmland around Breclav.  48,000 hectares of farmland flooded total.
Austria: Dam on the March River burst on 4/3 flooding Duernkrut in Eastern Austria.  A second dam broke on 4/4 8 km downstream from Duernkrut.  516 people evacuated.  Protective barrier on a dam in Stillfried broke on 4/5.
Germany: 1,000 evacuated along Czech border.  Elbe was 13 cm higher than in 2002 in the town of Hitzacker.  Elbe in Boizenburg and Doemitz was the highest since records began 110 years ago.

Last major floods were in 2002.

MODIS observations of flooding on the Elbe, Morava, and Danube Rivers on April 8.
16.09 49.86
49   South Africa Northwest Province: Taung municipality   26-Mar-06 30-Mar-06           5 6          4,160  see notes  Heavy rain   18               1               2,500               0.8   1040 families from 8 heavily flooded villiages left homeless.  Last heavy floods to hit Taung were about 18 years ago.  R780 million is needed to fix damaged infrastructure - roads and bridges washed away. 24.83 -27.44
48   Australia Adelaide area - Wallaroo, Kadina, Gulnare, Yacka, Georgetown, Caltowie, Koolunga, Gladstone
Mid-North
Eyre Peninsula
Broughton 27-Mar-06 29-Mar-06           3       Brief torrential rain   60               2              57,620               5.3   Worst flash flooding in more than 60 years.  100 mm of rain in under 4 hrs. 137.66 -33.97
47 FL-2006-000042-COL  Colombia Provinces: Antioquia, Tolima, Risaralda, Caldas, Narino, Valle (Bendiciones), Valle Del Cauca (Cali, Buenaventura) Cali, Dagua, Cauca, La Vieja, Río Palo, Magdalena, Saldańa, Negro, Zulia, Pamplonita, Carare 22-Mar-06 2-Jun-06          73 130        60,000   Heavy rain                   1            158,000             17.1   Flooding and landslides. One of the worst 3 winters in the past 20 years - most casualties in the past 7 years.
130 dead and 330,000 injured in this years first rainy season from March to June.
MODIS observations of flooding on the Magdalena River May 13.
-75.60 5.43
46   USA North Texas -  Dallas area Trinity, Sulphur 18-Mar-06 25-Mar-06           8 1     Heavy rain                   1              16,210               2.6 20060831700Tx046M2.40
20060801940TxTri046Ma2.41
6 inches of rain in 24 hrs.

MODIS observations of flooding on the Trinity River March 21, 24.  Flooding on the Sulphur River March 24.
-96.97 33.14
45   Australia - Cyclone Larry Northern Queensland (Southern Cape York Peninsula) - Cairns, Innisfail, Burketown, Doomadgee, Gregory
Central Northwest Queensland: Aramac, Muttaburra, Richmond, Hughenden, Burketown, Normanton
Leichhardt, Tully, Murray, Norman, Flinders, Thomson, Barcoo, Cooper 20-Mar-06 17-Apr-06          29 0          7,000  $       720,000,000 Tropical Cyclone  Heavy rain  100               3            464,500             68.8 20061040100FlinNor045M2.37
20061020115UFlind045M2.35
20061000410UFlind045Ma2.37
20060880100Leich045M2.37
20060860115Leich045M2.34
20060840410Leich045Ma2.48
Tropical Cyclone Larry - category 5, one of the biggest tropical cyclones ever seen. 
Worst flooding in a century - surpassing the 1964 flooding of the Leichhardt River.  Leichhardt 24 meters above normal level.  600mm of rain in 3 days.  Major losses of banana crops.

MODIS observations of flooding on the Leichhardt river March 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31.
145.54 -17.91
44   USA Hawaii: Northern Kauai Kaloko dam burst 14-Mar-06 23-Mar-06          10 7    $         12,000,000 Dam/Levy, break or release Heavy rain                 1                  585               0.6   1.2 billion liters water spilled into valley causing floods and mudslides.  $12 million in damage to beach and reefs several miles from the dam. -99.99 22.15
43   Romania Dolj region - Mehedinti county, Suceava county, Vatra Dornei area Danube, Olt, Mures, Siret, Prut 13-Mar-06 23-Mar-06          11          10,000   Snowmelt   50               2            143,700             18.2 20060790905LDanu043M2.27 More than 150 villages and 2,000 hectares land in Mehedinti county submerged.  10,000 residents near a dam evacuated in Dolj region.
1,200 hectares (2,300 acres) of arable land flooded.
Worst flooding of the Siret River (Vatra Dornei area) in 50 yrs.
23.37 44.25
42   USA Indiana - Orange, Crawford, Gibson and Perry counties. Milltown, West Baden Springs, French Lick. Wabash, White, east fork of the White River,  Blue, Mississinewa, Muscatatuck  12-Mar-06 22-Mar-06          11 2     Heavy rain                   1               6,790               2.0 20060741840Wab042Ma2.37
20060741705LWab042M2.37
20060741700WabBMu042M2.37
20060731620Wab042M2.40
MODIS observations of flooding along the Wabash river and tributaries February 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, Flooding on East Fork White river less but still high on lower wabash and white February 19, 22. Flooding on Big Muddy near Carbondale, Ill on February 15 -86.42 38.25
41   Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria Northeastern Greece - Evros region. Thrace. Soufli
Northwest Turkey - Edirne region. Tychero
Southern Bulgaria - Kardzhali region, Haskovo, Plovdiv and Smolyan, Saedinenie
Evros, Ardas, Erythropotamos, Edirne, Maritza, Tundzha  9-Mar-06 25-Mar-06          17       Rain and snowmelt   15               1              19,590               4.0   Greece - Worst flooding in past 15 years. Several villages flooded. 50,000 acres of farmland underwater.

MODIS observations of high levels on the Evros river on March 9, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25.
25.57 40.90
40   Malawi Southern and central Malawi - districts: Mangochi, Salima Linthipe 7-Mar-06 14-Mar-06           8 3          8,000   Heavy rain   28               2              64,890             10.6   Malawi - heaviest rains in 28 years leave 6,000 homeless in Mangochi district, worst floods in 28 years in Mangochi. 2,000 homeless in Salima. 35.12 -14.59
39   Australia - Cyclone Emma Western Australia - Pilbara region: Kalbarri Murchison, Gascoyne, Hope, Ashburton 3-Mar-06 23-Mar-06          21 0     Tropical Cyclone Heavy rain                 3              37,920             17.8 20060650235WAus039M25bm
20060640615Ashb039Ma25bm
20060640610MurGas039Ma25bm
20060610540MurGas039Ma25bm
Weak Cyclone Emma brings more rain in the middle of western Australia's wet season. Damage to livestock and mining operations.  Hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to grazing land from mesquite invasions that follow the flooding.
March 9 - record levels on Murchison river near Kalbarri
"No floods have ever gone to this height on record or in living memory,"

MODIS observations of flooding on Gascoyne, Murchison and Ashburton rivers March 3, 5, 6, 7, 8. Floods on Lower Murchison March 14, 15, 16. 
114.99 -27.41
38   Philippines Carmen   4-Mar-06 6-Mar-06           3 1          1,000   Heavy rain                   1                  630               0.3   Flashfloods triggered by days of heavy rains. 125.57 7.17
37   Australia New South Wales: Bellingen, Coffs Harbour, Nambucca and Clarence Bellinger, Nambucca, Orara, Wilson 1-Mar-06 8-Mar-06           8 0     Heavy rain                   1              33,680               3.8   3,000 people stranded in Bellingen. 152.62 -30.23
36   Papua New Guinea Western Highlands Province: Dei district villiages - Yan, Muga, Kema, Komund, Meka, Kram  Muga, Prum, Yuna 18-Feb-06 24-Feb-06           7 6          5,000   Heavy rain                   1               7,500               1.7   5 villiages devastated.  500 stricken with malaria and typhoid. 144.38 -5.80
35   Malaysia Kuala Lumpur - Shah Alam area Sungai Damansara 26-Feb-06 26-Feb-06           1 0          9,000   Brief torrential rain                   1               1,175               0.0   2 hr downpour.  Floodwaters up to 2.3 meters. Disrupted trains and cut off highways. Millions of ringgit in losses. 101.65 3.12
34 FL-2006-000029-NAM Namibia Mariental Fish, Schlip, Kub 24-Feb-06 28-Feb-06           5 5          2,100  see notes  Dam/Levy, break or release  Heavy rain  34               2          2,200            16,110               4.1   Hardap Dam overflow. 
Estimated N$50 million in infrastructure damages, N$300 million in agricultural losses.  Dairy farm and fields of date trees, onions, corn, and grapes destroyed.  Main road from Windhoek to South Africa cut off - 50 supply trucks stranded. 
Worst floods since 1972.

MODIS observations of flooding on the Fish River on February 27.
17.98 -24.53
33 FL-2006-000041-SRB  Serbia Montenegro Kosovo - Municipalities: Rahovec, Vushtrri, Lipjan, Zvecan, Ferizaj, Skenderaj, Gllogovc, Podujevo, Suhareke, Kline, Malishevo, Gjakove, Obiliq, Fushe Kosovoe Sitnica 21-Feb-06 1-Mar-06           9 0          1,200   Rain and snowmelt  Dam/Levy, break or release                  1              10,090               2.2   Flooded powerplant shutdown. 20.83 42.60
32   USA Hawaii: Kauai, Oahu   21-Feb-06 6-Mar-06          14 0     Heavy rain   5               1               3,020               1.5   Worst flooding in Hanalei on Kauai in over 5 years.  Up to 18 inches of rain in 24 hrs.  Severe thunderstorms.
Taro crops stunted.
4,000 people in the north of Kauai isolated.
Flooding and mudslides.
-99.99 21.49
31 FL-2006-000027-IDN  Indonesia Sulawesi: North Sulawesi Province - Manado Rano Wangko 13-Feb-06 23-Feb-06          11 33        17,500  $         27,600,000 Monsoonal rain                   1          1,126            33,830               4.4   Flooding and landslides.  Low pressure in Philippines contributing to heavy downpours.  Floodwaters up to 4 meters. 
2,067 houses, 1,115 hectares of agricultural area, and 11 hectares of plantation area damaged, and 9,773 head of livestock lost.
124.66 1.07
30   Brazil Acre State Acre 13-Feb-06 20-Mar-06          36 3        33,000   Heavy rain                   1            149,100             13.8   Acre River 16.65 meters (55 feet) above the normal level after 15 days of rain.  7,791 buildings inundated.
8,000 homeless in capital Rio Branco city.
-70.30 -9.15
29   Vietnam Central Provinces: Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue Kien Giang 14-Feb-06 21-Feb-06           8 0            500   Heavy rain  Dam/Levy, break or release  30               2              17,540               5.5   Quang Binh: 2,100 hectares of rice fields and 370 hectares of vegetable farms were under 1 m of water. A 100 m long dike collapsed when water rose by 1.36m in Kien Giang River.
Quang Tri: 2,500 hectares of rice and 500 hectares of vegetable crop flooded.  Flooding and landslide forced evacuation of 122 homes.
Thua Thien-Hue: 1,800 hectares of rice and 600 hectares of cash crops flooded.
Biggest torrential rain in the mid-dry season in 30 years.
106.93 17.04
28 FF-2006-000039-YEM  Yemen Dhamar Province: Ma’abar   20-Feb-06 23-Feb-06           4 5          2,000   Heavy rain                   1              10,710               1.4   Start of Yemen's rainy season.  70 houses destroyed, 2,000 left homeless.  Roads to Sanaa impassable. 44.18 14.54
27   China  Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region - Yili Prefecture   16-Feb-06 23-Feb-06           8 0          3,000  $             800,000 Snowmelt  Heavy rain                  1              76,510               5.8   11,226 people trapped and 6,427 houses damaged.  Unusually high temperatures caused abrupt snow and ice melt. 87.21 40.66
26 FL-2006-000034-ECU
FL-2006-000072-ECU 
Ecuador Provinces: Guayas, Los Rios, Esmeraldas, El Oro, Manabí, Pichincha Guayas, Babahoyo, San Pablo, Catarama 16-Feb-06 6-May-06          80 17        55,000   Heavy rain                   1        18,000            61,410             10.9   Over 10,000 hectares of rice under water in Los Rios, 1,500 in Guayas.  8,000 hectares total flooded in Guayas. 
Hundreds of people stranded, 15,000 families affected.
Flash floods up to 5 meters deep.
-79.98 -2.23
25   Lesotho   Sinqu  15-Feb-06 23-Feb-06           9 9          3,000  $           4,000,000 Heavy rain   20               2              30,120               7.6   Thousands of residents forced to flee their homes.  Damage estimates at several million US dollars.  Worst rain and flooding in Lesotho in 20 years. 28.24 -29.67
24   Philippines Mindanao: Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Butuan City, Tago
Leyte: Sugod
Agusan, Tago, Marihatag, Tunggo 10-Feb-06 18-Feb-06           9 20        30,000  $           6,700,000 Monsoonal rain                   1              78,790               6.2   Flooding and landslides.  $6.7 million worth of crops, livestock, fishery, and infrastructure damaged.
La Nina weather pattern results in more storms forming close to the islands.

MODIS observations of flooding on the Agusan River February 13.
125.12 8.16
23 FL-2006-000023-DZA  Algeria Tindouf: Awserd, Smara, Laayoune refugee camps   10-Feb-06 15-Feb-06           6 1        60,000  $           1,070,820 Heavy rain   12               1            180,500               7.6   Three refugee camps flooded (Western Sahara Sahrawi refugees).  Enormous structural damage to schools, community centres, market areas, and mud brick houses.  70% of food lost.
Most severe flooding since 1994.

MODIS observations of flooding on February 15.
-5.91 27.67
22   Malaysia, Thailand Malaysia: Eastern Coastal States - Terengguan, Pahang, Kelantan
Thailand: Provinces - Narathiwat, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Chumphon, Surat Thani 
Kelantan, Sungai Kolok, Dungun, Kemaman, Golok, Kinabatangan  10-Feb-06 18-Feb-06           9 3          7,000   Heavy rain   35               1              86,750               6.5   Thailand: Floodwaters up to 2 meters from unseasonable rainstorms in the east.  400 houses inundated.  Eastern monsoon swept across the country to converge with a western monsoon - a very rare occurance.
Malaysia: 4,906 evacuated
Total rainfall 7 times higher than the 35-year average precipitation for the same period.  Heaviest rainfalls over twice as high as previous records for February.
102.54 4.33
21 FL-2006-000018-IRQ Iraq Governorates: Erbil, Sallahaddin, Kirkuk, Dyiala, Missan Tigris 4-Feb-06 12-Feb-06           9 0        28,000  $           1,300,000 Heavy rain  Snowmelt                  1              77,640               6.1   7,000 families forced to leave their homes.  103 mm of rain in Erbil.

MODIS observations of flooding on the Tigris River February 5, 7, 10, 11, 12.
45.49 34.21
20   Indonesia Sumatra: Jambi Province: Bungo regency - Pelepat, Pelepat Ilir districts Batang Pelepat 7-Feb-06 13-Feb-06           7 0            300   Heavy rain                   1              29,000               3.3   1-3 meters of flood water as a result of 7 days of heavy rain.  Hundreds of hectares of rice fields and plantations flooded. 102.23 -1.82
19 FL-2006-000025-PNG  Papua New Guinea Provinces: Central, Gulf, National Capital (Port Moresby) Kemp Welch 3-Feb-06 19-Feb-06          17 1        12,000   Heavy rain   64               2              34,450             10.5   Water up to 2 meters.  12,000 displaced and food gardens of 800 others destroyed.
Flooding is seasonal but a Biotou village elder said it was the worst he had seen since the war in 1942-43.
147.28 -9.07
18   Fiji Vanua Levu (Northern Division) - Labasa Waiqele, Naseakula  4-Feb-06 9-Feb-06           6 4            224  $             500,000 Heavy rain                   1               2,370               0.9   Sugarcane farms flooded, $0.5 million in damage to access roads. Highest rainfall: Vunimoli area 307mm on 2/4.  Floods and landslides. 179.65 -16.45
17   Tanzania Western Tanzania: Tabora region - Igunga district (Lokomeo, Kanyawa)   3-Feb-06 12-Feb-06          10 1            938  $             390,000 Heavy rain                   1              75,940               6.3   14 hrs of nonstop rain. 234 houses collapsed.

MODIS observations of flooding on February 3, 5, reducing on February 8, 10, 12.
32.52 -5.32
16   Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Israel Israel: Eilat
Jordan: Aqaba, Maan
  1-Feb-06 6-Feb-06           6 6     Heavy rain                   1              22,620               2.7   Damage to agriculture. Possible landmine hazard due to shifting of earth in the area of the Rabin Crossing from Israel to Jordan.

MODIS observations of flooding near Maan on February 4, 5, 6.
35.58 29.73
15   Fiji Western Viti Levu - Lautoka, Ba Town, Rakiraki   29-Jan-06 6-Feb-06           9 0            168   Tropical Cyclone  Heavy rain  13               1               6,260               1.7   Tropical Cyclone Jim.  Worst flooding since Cyclone Kina in 1993. 177.68 -17.82
14   Norway Provinces: Soer- and Nor-Troendelag (Aarnes, Follafoss, Flatanger, Guldbergaunet, Meĺdalen, Haraldreina) Lauvsnes, Steinkjer, Verdal, Namsen, Stjřrdalselva 30-Jan-06 4-Feb-06           6 1            200   Heavy rain  Snowmelt  50               2              41,520               7.3   Water levels at 50 yr flood levels.
Country cut in half by floods - community of Vuku in North Trřndelag completely cut off from the outside world.
11.93 64.15
13   Indonesia Java: Central Java - Rembang, Demak, Semarang, Lasem, Pamotan, Sedan
West Java - Jakarta, Kampung Melayu, Indramayu district (Kopyah, Anjatan Utara and Limpas, Krimun, Santing, Losarang, Ranjeng, Pegagan, Plosokerep, Manggungan, Kandanghaur)
Central Java: Karanggeneng, Beringin

Indramayu: Cimanuk, Cilalanang, Cipanas, Cipunegara
26-Jan-06 14-Feb-06          20 19        10,000  $         27,100,000 Monsoonal rain                   1              73,070               8.1   Flooding and landslides.
Central Java
: 19 fatalities from floods and landslides.   65 hectares of shrimp and fish ponds worth hundreds of millions of rupiah lost.
West Java: Over 13,000 hectares (32,000 acres) of rice paddies destroyed, 25,000 hectares flooded.  In Indramayu, hundreds of millions of rupiahs lost from flooding of hundreds of hectares of fish ponds in Eretan Wetan, rainfall up tp 150 mm, twice the normal level.

MODIS observations of flooding near Rembang on February 1, 7, 14.
108.59 -6.85
12   Indonesia Islands: Bali (Buleleng), Lombok (Sambelia), West Timor, Sumbawa, Java (East Java - Besuki) East Java: Lubawang  22-Jan-06 27-Jan-06           6 11          3,000   Monsoonal rain                   1              47,800               3.9   Water up to 2 meters in parts of Sumbawa.  Flooding and landslides.

East Lombok:  Sambelia district - Rp 3.5 billion in damage from 500 hectares of destroyed corn, paddy, chili, and banana crops.  Rp 95 million in losses from overflows in fish ponds in the area. 
117.29 -8.44
11 FL-2006-000017-BRA Brazil Rio de Janeiro   27-Jan-06 30-Jan-06           4 12     Brief torrential rain   9               1               9,335               1.3   Up to 100 mm of rain in 2 hrs - highest figure since 1997. -43.36 -22.56
10 FL-2006-000010-BOL  Bolivia Departments:
La Paz - City of La Paz, Los Yungas, Luribay, Papel Pampa, San Pedro de Curahuara
Cochabamba - Viloma, Aymaya, Tiraque
Santa Cruz - Jorochito, Tiquipaya, El Espino, Boyuibe, Pailas, Cuatro Canadas, San Julin, Okina
Beni - Trinidad, San Borja, Rurrenabaque, Pando, Riberalta
Pando
Potos
Chuquisaca
Tarija - Villamontes
Rio Grande, Guanay, Tipuani, Mapiri, Challana
La Paz: Desaguadero
Santa Cruz: Rio Grande, Harinci, Viloma, Chua, Rocha, Tapacari
Cochabamba: Tapacari, Charinci, Viloma, Chua y Rocha, Julpe
Potosi: Pilcomayo, Mataca
Pando: Jenechiquia, Acre
Beni: Beni, Madre Dios and Orthon.
25-Jan-06 17-Apr-06          83 23      100,000  $         35,000,000 Heavy rain   5               1  see notes           955,800             43.2 20061181425Boli010M2.50
20060881415Pilc010M2.42
20060661450Beni010M2.46
20060661450Altipl010M25bm
20060491410Pilc010M2.54
Intense rain started in January. Worst rainy season in 5 years. Most affected departments La Paz, Santa Cruz and Beni
800 displaced families. 175,000 affected by floods, 100,000 left homeless.
Crops lost: 80% in Potosi (potatoes, wheat, beans, onions, carrots, corn). 932 hectares in Cochabamba. 45,000 hectares in Santa Cruz (soy beans, rice, corn)
Total: 74,000 acres (30,000 hectares) of soy crops lost, 173,000 acres (70,000 hectares) under threat.
March 10 - floods continue and spread to new areas. 9,374 families have been evacuated

MODIS observations of flooding in Beni and Santa Cruz on January 29, 30, February 5, 12, 23, March 3, 25. Flooding on Rio Grande in Santa Cruz on March 3, 5, 14
MODIS observations of flooding of the Altiplano Lakes January 31, February 2, 3, 4, 5, 12, 13, 15, 21, 26, 28.
-63.43 -16.03
9   Philippines Luzon:
Nueva Ecija - Gabaldon, Bongabon, San Jose, Candaba, San Luis
Kalinga - Tinglayan
Cagayan - Dingalan, Tuguegarao, Solana, Enrile, Iguig, Alcala, Gattaran, Tuao, Piat, Lallo, Amulung
Abra
Aurora - Casiguran, Baler, Dinalungan, Dilasag
Quezon
Isabela - Ilagan, Tumauini, Echague, Alicia, San Mariano, San Jones, Cauayan, Santiago, Ramon, Dinapigue
Tupingan, Pampanga, Cagayan 26-Jan-06 5-Feb-06          11 4      256,641  $           9,600,000 Heavy rain                   1  see notes             63,470               6.0   Rain caused by Tropical Depression Agaton.
Nueva Ecija: most heavily affected province, over 7,000 evacuated due to a broken dyke. 2,500 hectares of onion plants worth P72 million submerged. 2,000 hectares newly planted rice, corn and watermelon worth P25 million under 2-4 ft of water in Candaba.  4,100 hectares of palay crops and 650 hectares of fishponds worth more than P100 million (US$1.9 million) destroyed.
Kalinga: 20 houses underwater and 1,500 people evacuated.
Aurora: water up to 7 ft in Baler, 10 ft in Dinalungan, Dilasag and Casiguran.
Isabela: P452 million worth of corn and rice crops destroyed.
P240 million worth of agricultural crops destroyed in Nueva Ecija, Pampanga and Quezon.

MODIS observations of flooding on the Cagayan River on January 28, 29, 30.
MODIS observations of flooding on the Pampanga River on January 29, 31, reducing on February 4, 9.
121.82 17.02
8   Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey Greece - Lavara, Kissario, Amorio, Tichero, Thymaria, Psathades in Didymotichos, Pythio, Trigono Greece - Evros
Bulgaria - Maritsa
Turkey - Meric
2-Jan-06 20-Jan-06          19 0     Snowmelt                   1          5,740             4,600               2.0   5,000 hectares of cereals and other crops flooded.
MODIS observations of flooding on the Evros river on January 2, 17, 20, 27.
26.47 41.55
7   Namibia Sesriem, Sossusvlei Tsauchab 18-Jan-06 18-Jan-06           1 0     Heavy rain   20               1               1,300               0.0   Last major flood was in 1997.
Sossusvlei: 72 mm of rain in one hour.  Tsauchab River nearly reached the vlei for the first time since 2000. A smaller river flooded for the first time in 20 years. Lodge damaged by mud and water.
Sesriem: 85 mm of rain in 45 min. Campsite damaged by mud and water. Sesriem Canyon flooded.
15.71 -25.48
6 FL-2006-000009-GUY Guyana Region One - Barima/Waini
Region Two
- Pomeroon/Supenaam (Westbury, Somerset, Dartmouth, Perseverance, Essequibo Coast, Anna Regina)
Region Three - Essequibo Islands/West Demerara (Polders, Pouderoyen, Parfait Harmonie, Dorn Hogg, Leguan Island, Meten-Meer-Zorg, De Kinderen)
Region Four - Demerara Mahaica (Sophia, Bourda, Queenstown, Craig, Friendship, Flagstaff, Lama, Enmore, Greenfield, Victoria, Golden Grove, Haslington)
Region Five - Mahaica/West Berbice (Trafalgar, Rising Sun, Belladrum)
Region Six - East Berbice/Corentyne (Fyrish, No. 1 Village, No. 19 Village, Yakusari, Johanna, Port Mourant)
Mahaica, Pomeroon, Demerara, Mahiacony, Abary 8-Jan-06 14-Feb-06          38 20          5,000  $       165,000,000 Heavy rain   1               1  see notes             24,220               5.7   12,964 acres (4,900 hectares) of rice paddies and other crops lost.  5,000 head of cattle lost.  US$4 million in rice exports lost.
Regions 2 and 5 declared disaster areas.

MODIS observations of flooding along Guyana coast January 20, 22, 29, February 7, 14.
-58.66 6.89
5   Trinidad Southeastern Trinidad: Rio Claro, Mayaro, Mafeking, Poole Valley Road, Guayaguayare Road, Navet, Lazzari, Cedar Grove
Central Trinidad: Caparo
Poole, Ortoire 14-Jan-06 17-Jan-06           4 0            600  $           2,500,000 Heavy rain   34               2               2,250               1.3   Landslides along major roads.  Flooding up to 4 ft.  Significant livestock and crops losses.  700 homes marrooned in Mayaro, 150 homes damaged.  Flooding caused by river overflow due to 30 yr rain cycle, not by poor drainage.  $2.5 million in compensation for farmers. -61.24 10.32
4   Australia - Cyclone Clare Western Australia - Kimberley and Pilbara Coast regions: Karratha, Dampier, Wickham, Pannawonica.
Gascoyne and Swanland regions (Wheatbelt): Nanutarra, Lake Grace, Walkaway, Kulin, Corrigin, Newdegate, Northam, Geraldton, Dongara, Greenough.
Ashburton, Fortescue, Gascoyne, Murchison, Avon, Greenough 9-Jan-06 31-Jan-06          23 0          1,500  see notes  Tropical Cyclone Heavy rain 500               3            808,100             84.6   Cyclone Clare - category 3 on coast, downgraded to category 1 inland.  Worst flooding in the region for over a decade.
RR track damage on nine Wheatbelt lines, 6 train shipments stranded, lines closed for several weeks. Livestock harmed by erosion and destruction of fences.
Lake Grace: isolated by flooding, 223 mm of rain, biggest flood in 500 yrs, worse than great downpour of 1955. Cemetary Lake on edge of town also flooded.
Lakes filled for first time since 1990 (usually dry salt pans). Record levels on Greenough river.
Peak floods at 5.5 m in Walkaway.
Total lost: 4000 sheep, 30 km of vermin proof fencing, 230 km of other fencing, widespread soil erosion.
$AUS 3 million in damages.
MODIS observations of flooding on Gascoyne and Murchison rivers January 12, 13, 14, 16, 17. Flooding on Fortescue and Ashburton rivers January 12.
116.94 -23.26
3   Indonesia West Java province - Regency of Indramayu - districts: Kandanghaur, Gabuswetan, Bongas Cilalanang, Ciperawan, Sumbermas 8-Jan-06 12-Jan-06           5 0          6,000  see notes  Heavy rain                   1                  900               0.5   12 villiages flooded. 1,500 houses in Kandanghaur, Gabuswetan and Bongas districts and 1,000 hectares of rice fields submerged beneath 40 - 60 cm of floodwater. Rp 2 billion in damages expected. 108.21 -6.38
2   Hungary East: Tisza valley
Northwest: Hansag and Szigetkoz regions
Tizsa, Danube 3-Jan-06 11-Jan-06           9 0     Heavy rain  Snowmelt                  1       102,000            45,840               4.7   Rain and snow resulted in high levels of inland waters - frozen soil reduced the absorption capacity.
102,000 hectares underwater, 47,000 hectares farmland inundated.
150 pumps redirecting flood water.
19.58 47.72
1 FL-2006-000001-IDN  Indonesia East Java province - Jember district: Panti, Sukorambi, Tanggul. Surabaya   1-Jan-06 4-Jan-06           4 125          7,781   Monsoonal rain                   1               2,550               0.7   Jember - flash floods and landslides. 437 houses, 3 schools, 16 bridges and 9 dams damaged. 113.34 -8.02
2005-171   USA Northern California - counties: Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Marin, Solano. San Francisco Bay area to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, Napa Valley. Towns: Napa, Guerneville, San Anselmo, Novato, Collinsville.
Nevada - Reno, Truckee, Carson City.
California - Sacramento, San Joaquin, Russian, Napa, Navarro, Klamath, Eel, Pit, Susan, Truckee.
Nevada - East Fork of the Carson and the Truckee Rivers
31-Dec-05 18-Jan-06          19 0          4,000  $       245,000,000 Heavy rain                   1            140,500             11.0 20060042055Cali171Ma2.38
20060041920Cali171M2.34
20060041915Cali171M2.38
Severe storms cause floods and mudslides.
California - Up to 9.57 inches of rain. Napa river higher than 1986 floods. 1,000 homes flooded in Napa city. Flooding of vineyards. Russian river in Sonoma near record levels.
Nevada - mudslide on interstate 80 near Truckee. Worst flooding in Reno since 1997.
MODIS observations of flooding on the Sacramento river on January 4, 6, 8, 9, 15, 22, 24.
   
2005-168 FL-2006-000013-MWI
FL-2006-000002-MOZ 
Malawi, Mozambique Southern Malawi - districts: Chikwawa, Nsanje, Mangochi
Mozambiquie - provinces: Nampula (Nampula City), Sofala (Dondo, Nhamatanda, Buzi, Beira, Caia, Marromeu), Zambezia (Gurue), Gaza (Xai-Xai, Inhambane).
Malawi - Shire, Ruo, Nyamazire, Lalanje, Mwanza and Kombezi
Mozambique - Shire, Ruo, Zambezi, Pungue, Mutamba, Licungo, Buzi
22-Dec-05 7-Feb-06          48 23        50,000  $         20,000,000 Heavy rain   40               2            224,100             36.7   Malawi - 1 dead.  15,000 families homeless in Chikwawa, 5,000 hectares of maize destroyed, 50% of the land flooded. 4,500 homeless in Nsanje. 4,000 ha crops flooded. Worst flooding in Nsanje district in almost a half century.
Mozambique -  22 dead. 4,000 hectares of crops destroyed in Pungue river basin in Dondo district. 1,700 homes destroyed and 9,000 homeless in Nampula.  Widespread loss of crops and livestock. Total crop loss of 7,400 hectares (0.2% of the total area planted).

MODIS observations of flooding on the Pungue river on December 28, January 6, 8, 19, 23, 25. Flooding on the Shire river on January 4, 5, 6, 8, 14, 15, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25
   
2005-163 FL-2005-000209-THA
FL-2005-000210-MYS
Thailand, Malaysia Southern Thailand provinces: Songkhla (Muang Songkhla, Sadao, Hat Yai, Tambon Khao Roop Chang). Yala (Raman, Krong Pinang, Muang, Bannang Sata, Yaha). Nakhon Si Thammarat (Tha Sala district, Nopphitam). Chumphon (Lamae, Muang). Pattani (Muang, Nong Chik, Kapho, Yarang, Pakaharang, Chabangtiko). Narathiwat (Sukhirin, Waeng, Sungai Kolok, Chanae, Sungai Padi, Tak Bai, Rusoh). Phatthalung (Pak Phayun). Trang.  Satun (La Ngu). Surat Thani (Koh Samui, Phrasaeng).
Northern Malaysia. states: Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah (Kubang Pasu, Kota Star, Padang Terap, Langkawi), Perlis, Perak
Thailand - Ta Pi, Pattani 23-Nov-05 12-Jan-06          51 69      700,000  $         14,900,000 Monsoonal rain   30               2              70,520             20.9   Three weeks of heavy rain cause "some of the worst floods to hit peninsular Southeast Asia in decades"
Southern Thailand - 55 dead as of Dec 23. Worst floods in 40 years. $14.9 million in damages. Flood water up to 2 meters deep in Pattani. In Yala, 30,000 affected, 66 roads and 282 fish farms damaged. 102,216 persons affected in Pattini, losses of 231 homes, 144 roads, 7 bridges, 832 fish farms and some 24,000 rai of paddy fields damaged or destroyed.  Outbreaks of conjuctivitis and fungal foot infections. 
 "This is the worst flood after the ones in 1967 and 1977."
Malaysia - 9 dead as of Dec 23. 30,000 evacuated. worst floods in 30 years.
MODIS observations of flooding in southern Thailand in Nakhon Si Thammarat and Yala on December 27.
   
Yearly Totals or Averages:          14 8084  19,464,396  $    9,591,981,480            1,331,026     22,890,000
An archive number is assigned to any flood that appears to be "large": significant damage to structures or agriculture, long intervals since the last similar event, and/or fatalities
*Severity Class
Class 1: large flood events: significant damage to structures or agriculture; fatalities; and/or 1-2 decades-long reported interval since the last similar event. 
Class 2: very large events: greater than 20 yr but less than 100 year recurrence interval, and/or a local recurrence interval of at 10-20 yr.
Class 3: Extreme events: with an estimated recurrence interval greater than 100 years
**Flood Magnitude = ln(duration) * severity class * sqrt(affected region)/100 {if duration=1, then duration is set at 1.1 for this calculation.}
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Causes
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3 Extra-tropical cyclone
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5 Snowmelt
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7 Ice jam/break-up
8 Dam/Levy, break or release
9 Brief torrential rain
10 Tidal surge
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