|2007 Global Register of Major Flood Events - Scroll Down and Look For Links to Maps In The Country Column|
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|DFO #||Glide #||Country||Other||Nations||Affected||Locations||Rivers||Began||Ended||Days||Dead||Displaced||Damage (USD)||Main cause||Severity *||Affected sq km||Magnitude (M)**||Notes and Comments||Centroid X||Centroid Y|
|1||Yemen||Rayma, Dhamar province.||0||1-Jan-07||4-Jan-07||4||7||2,000||0||Heavy rain||1||25,390||5.0||Floods and landslides. 2,000 homeless. 600 houses destroyed.||43.88||15.10|
de Janeiro state - Campos, Petropolis, Teresopolis, Nova Friburgo,
--Sao Paulo state -
--Minas Gerais state - Mirai and Muriae
--Espirito Santo -
|Paraiba do Sul River, Fubá, Muriaé||1-Jan-07||12-Jan-07||12||59||17,000||125,000,000||Heavy rain||1||210,600||6.4||Mudslides
and flash floods. 200,000 people affected. 28 dead in Rio de Janeiro state,
more than 6,000 homeless in Campos. Four rivers overflowed in Sao Paulo
Minas Gerais state - 20 dead, 62 municipalities under a state of emergency. Dam burst leaves 5,000 homeless in Minas Gerias. Numerous shanties washed off the hillsides above Rio de Janiero city.
|3||FL-2007-000018-MWI||Mozambique||Mala||Mozambique - Beira. Zambezia (Gerue, Quelimane, Namacurra,
Mocuba, Maganja da Costa, Mopeia, Gurue, Chinde, Nicoadala, Morrumbala).
Manica (Tambara, Guro). Sofala (Caia, Marromeu, Sena, Chemba, Chibabava,
Sussundengam, Buzi town, Grudja). Tete (Mutarara, Zumbo, Chuita, Moatize,
Magoe, Cahora Bassa, Changara). Nampula (Moma, Mogovolas).
--Malawi - Chikwawa and Nsanje. Phalombe
|Mozambique - Pungue, Lucite, Licungo, Zambezi, Revobue, Licuari,
Muira, Licaure, Chire (Shire), Dziwe-dziwe, Luenha and Luia. Lucite,
--Malawi - Shire, Ruo
to heavy rainfall in central Mozambique and in neighboring countries is
continuing to raise the level of the Zambezi river, from the Zimbabwean
border all the way to the Indian Ocean"
Mozambique - 40 dead. 86,300 homeless. 4,600 homes destroyed. Large parts of port city Beira flooded. Worst floods in 6 years. 80,000 hectares of crops flooded in Zambezi valley.
Nampula - 7,200 homeless and 2000 houses destroyed in Moma.
Zambezia - 3,500 evacuated. 3,000 homeless in Quelimane.
Sofala - 11,000 hectares crops inundated in Caia district.
Tete - 43,000 flee floods on Shire river in Mutarara District on January 27.
February 22 - Cyclone Favio lands in Vilanculos, Inhambane province - 3 dead, 40,000 homeless.
February 28 - Buzi river floods in Sofala, 1,700 people rescued.
Malawi - 6 dead. 5,500 displaced. Over 2,000 families displaced in Chikwawa. 400 houses destroyed in Nsanje.
Malaysia - Sabah State - Beaufort area, Lumadan, Klias. Kudat, Kota Marudu, Pitas, Kanibongan, Sandakan, Sikuati. Kusilad and Kabatasan Laut. Tenom. Sandakan. Sarawak. Kinabatangan
--Brunei - Belait, Mukim Labi, Jalan Labi, Bukit Puan and Baluhur
|Sungai Padas, Gum-Gum, Sungai Bongon, Sungai Bandau. Sungai Bengkoka, Sungai Bukit Garam||4-Jan-07||22-Jan-07||19||1||3,532||see notes||Monsoonal rain||1||61,720||6.1||Malaysia -
Sungai Padas river overflows and floods 42 villages. Flooding more than 2
meters deep in Beaufort town. Damage to roads in Sabah estimated at
Brunei - Belait flooded up to 1 meter deep.
January 16 - 3,542 displaced in Sabah state.
January 21 - Sungai Bukit Garam recedes to normal levels.
|5||FL-2007-000017-BDI||Burundi||Tanz||Burundi - Kayanza, Muramvya and Karuzi, Ruyigi, Bubanza and
Cibitoke. Bujumbura (Mutimbuzi, Gatumba, Batumba). Kabezi. Ngozi.
--Tanzania - Kigoma, Tabora, Rukwa, Shinyanga. Nzega, Kishapu, Shinyanga Rural, Mwanza and Tanga. Hanang and Babati Districts.
|Burundi - Kiziba
--Tanzania - Mangonga, Sibiti, Wembere, Moyowosi, Nikonga, Malagarasi, Shama, Usangu Flats, Ugalla.
|1-Jan-07||1-Mar-07||60||4||23,000||0||Heavy rain||1||293,400||7.2||Burundi -
Heavy rains since mid-December 2006 damage crops and destroy infrastructure
in many provinces of Burundi. 70% farmlands destroyed. 4,500 displaced in
capital city of Bujumbura.
January 16 - 4 dead. 23,000 homeless. 500 homes destroyed by flooding on Kiziba river.
Tanzania - MODIS observations of flooding in Kigoma, Tabora, Rukwa and Shinyanga areas on January 5, 7, 8, 16, 18
|6||Philippines||Mindanao Island - Agusan del Norte (Las Nieves, Jabonga, Butuan City.), Agusan del Sur (Esperanza, San Luis, Talacogon, La Paz, Loreto, Trento, San Francisco, Bunawan, Sta Josefa and Veruela), Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur. Caraga Region. Surigao||Agusan, Camboayon, Baubo||10-Jan-07||24-Jan-07||15||6||24,508||0||Heavy rain||1||44,620||5.8||Heavy rains
since beginning of year. Floods and mudslides.
Agusan area - 4 dead, 3 missing.
Caraga Region - 2 missing and 5,424 families displaced.
400 families affected by flooding in Davao del Norte and Davao del Sur
|7||Indonesia||North Sulawesi - Sangihe Island - North Maluku province - Tahuna, Dumuhung and Soa Taloara. Tabukan Utara||0||12-Jan-07||14-Jan-07||3||26||3,990||0||Monsoonal rain||1||380||3.1||Floods and landslides. 26 dead. 8 missing. 3,990 evacuated. 64 houses destroyed.||125.54||3.56|
|8||FF-2007-000008-LKA||Sri Lanka||Central and southern regions. Walapane area - Nuwara Eliya, Hanguranketha, Padiyapellella. Hambantota||0||12-Jan-07||16-Jan-07||5||18||61,281||0||Monsoonal rain||1||10,420||4.7||Floods and
mudslides. Irrigation reservoirs overflow in southern regions.
Nuwara Eliya district - 13 dead and more than 450 houses damaged or destroyed.
Hambantota district - 10,500 displaced. Additional damage to areas that were hit by floods in December 2006.
|9||FL-2007-000016-MYS||Malaysia||Johor - Kota Tinggi, Batu Pahat, Kluang, Johor Baru, Segamat,
Mersing, Muar and Pontian.
--Pahang - Rompin, Raub, Lipis, Kuantan, Temerloh.
|Johor - Sungai Johor. Bekok and Sembrong dams. Sungai Semberong.
--Pahang - Sungai Setajam and Sungai Kampung Bukit Seruk
|11-Jan-07||1-Feb-07||22||2||148,000||425,000,000||Monsoonal rain||1.5||26,380||5.9||January 15 -
72 hours of torrential rain rain causes second wave of flooding in Johor,
just as floods from event 2006-229 were receding. 110,000 evacuated. Kota
Tinggi under 3 meters of water, worst floods in towns history.
"the worst the state has seen in 100 years"
January 21 - while flood situation remains the stable in Johor, the number of evacuated people in Pahang rises to 672.
January 28 - floods receding in Johor, only 40,000 left in evacuation centers in Batu Pahat.
Agriculture damage from 2nd wave of floods expected to be worse than first wave (2006-229)
|Zambia||Angol||Namibi||Zambia - North-Western Province - Zambezi, Chavuma and
Mwinilunga districts. Mpulungu Chawama, Kalukungu, Kizhigezhnge, Solwezi.
Matondo , Nyantanda, Kakanga, Nguvu, Chavuma Central and Lukolwe. Machikayi,
Kanyenge, Matondo. Chinyama Litapi, Kalengwa, Milomboyi and Nyachikayi.
Central - Chisamba, Namwala, Kasempa.
Copperbelt - Chipulukusu, Ndola, Luanshya (Walale), Masait.
Western Province - Zambezi West, Mongu area. Mfuwe. Lukulu, Sesheke, Senanga, Kalabo and Kaoma districts
Southern - Kafue flats area. Mazabuka
--Namibia - Caprivi and Kavango regions - Kabbe, Katima Rural, Linyanti and Kongola - Lesikili, Musanga, Kalimbeza, Malindi, Schuckmansburg, Ekabe, Nantumbu, Mpalila, Kasika, Ntomba and Malisinda. Sifuha, Ikaba, Nantungu, Impalila, Iivilivinzi, Itomba, Katima Mulilo. Ogongo area. Rundu.
--Angola - southeast - Kuando-Kubango province. Huambo, Moxico and Malange. Menongue
|Zambezi and tributaries.
Cuando, Okavango, Kunene, Kafue, Mukunashi
--Namibia - Zambezi, Chobe, Kavango.
--Angola - Okavango, Cuanza.
|10-Jan-07||10-May-07||121||11||250,000||0||Heavy rain||1||719,300||7.9||Rainy season
along upper Zambezi river began in mid December, floods in North-Western
Province come earlier than usual.
Flooding in Caprivi area usually starts in March/April, this year
flooding on the Zambezi and Chobe rivers started in early February.
Zambia - extensive damage to crops, roads and bridges.
North-Western Province - extensive agricultural losses in Zambezi, Chavuma and Mwinilunga districts
Western Province - 60,000 households displaced. 111,000 affected in Mongu.
Copperbelt - 4 dead.
March 27 - nearly 1.4 million people in Zambia affected by floods, 295,000 need immediate relief supplies.
Namibia - 7 dead. Early rains bring early flooding to the Caprivi region. Thousands displaced, 15,000 people in Caprivi and Kavango displaced. Worst flooding since 2004. Settlements and crops flooding.
Eastern Angola -
March 2 - record levels on Zambezi river at Katima Mulilo (7.18m, previous high 7.17m in 1979)
Angola - over 6,600 homeless in Menongue.
April 4 - 45,000 displaced in Angola and Namibia.
April 19 - 15,000 still displaced in Caprivi area of Namibia, Zambezi slowly recedes.
May 10 - More than 7,000 still displaced by Caprivi flooding.
|11||FL-2007-000012-BOL||Bolivia||Central and eastern Bolivia - Santa Cruz, Tarija, Cochabamba, Potosí, Chuquisaca, Beni (Trinidad), La Paz, Oruro, Pando.||Rio Grande, Pilcomayo, San Juan del Oro, Bermejo, Pirai.
Mamore, Secure, Isiboro, Beni, Maniqui
|10-Jan-07||1-May-07||112||41||62,687||90,000,000||Heavy rain||1.5||801,000||8.1||Harsh rainy
season due to El Nino causes flooding - Bolivian government declares a
national emergency on January 18. 52,687 homeless. 350,000 affected by floods
as of February 23. Thousands homes destroyed or damaged.
Santa Cruz - At least 7 deaths since December. 210,000 hectares hectares of crops destroyed.
Beni - 22,000 cattle drowned. Capital city Trinidad under water. Most of Beni inundated. Worst floods in Trinidad in 25 years.
--Arkansas - Benton, Cross, Greene, Jackson, Miller, Scott and White counties.
--Texas - Austin-San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth areas
-Wabash, White, East Fork of White River, Lower Ohio, Patoka
Arkansas - Black, St Francis, White, Cache, Ouachita.
Texas - Sabine, Navasota, Neches, Sulpher.
Ohio - lower Ohio.
|15-Jan-07||3-Feb-07||20||24||0||0||Heavy rain||1||434,400||6.9||Heavy rain
from a slow moving front causes widespread lowland and urban flooding in
eastern Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Indiana and Ohio
2 dead in Indiana
2 dead in Austin county Texas.
|13||Australia||South Australia - Whyalla, Port Pirie and Hawker. Woomera and
Coober Pedy. Oodnadatta
Western Victoria - Kaniva, Stawell, Mildura, Swan Hill
|Lake Torrens area, Lake Gairdner area, Todd river.||19-Jan-07||23-Jan-07||5||0||0||0||Monsoonal rain||1.5||661,900||6.7||"ONE-IN-50-year
monsoonal downpour dumping record rain across much of South
Substantial damage to rural roads in Australia's Outback. No deaths reported.
60 homes damaged in Whyalla.
"I'm looking at the largest flood I've seen in my lifetime and I'm getting on in years, so its very significant," cattle rancher in South Australia's Flinders range.
|14||FF-2007-000020-AGO||Angola||Luanda city, Cacuaco municipality, Viana.
|0||17-Jan-07||26-Jan-07||10||81||40,000||0||Heavy rain||1||1,600||4.2||Several days
of heavy rain in Luanda city causes flash floods. Rains blamed on El Nino. 65
dead. 10,000 families homeless. 50 missing. Infrastructure damage.
"About 70 percent of Luanda's population of more than four million people are said to be at risk from the flooding."
Benguela - 6 dead.
|15||Malawi||Zamb||Malawi - Karonga district.
--Zambia - Eastern Province - Chama, Mambwe, Mfuwe. Lundazi District. Luangwa valley.
Northern Province - Kapiri Mposhi, Mpulungu, Yendwe.
Central - Kabwe, Katondo, Nakoli, Makululu, Shamabanse
Luapula and Lusaka provinces.
|Eastern Zambia - Luangwa, Chambeshi
|20-Jan-07||10-Mar-07||50||2||10,000||see notes||Heavy rain||1||259,600||7.1||Malawi -
Heavy rain in northern border district of Karonga since January 20. 20
villages washed away. Thousands homeless. Three major rivers in district
flooding. Crops destroyed.
Zambia - 23,751 households affected by floods in Eastern Province, agricultural losses. Over $830,000 damage to roads in South Luangwa National Park in Eastern Province.
10,000 people stranded in Lundazi District.
|16||Peru||Junin region - Chanchamayo (San Ramon). Huancayo (San Augustin
de Cajas, Hualhuas).
Huanuco - Pozuzo
|Tulumayo, Chanchamayo and Huacara rivers. Black river.||21-Jan-07||10-Feb-07||21||38||5,000||0||Heavy rain||1||31,970||5.8||Heavy rain
in Junin since January 20. Floods and landslides. 20 dead. 80 missing. 2,500
people affected. 350 houses damaged.
February 2 - 11 more dead and 11 others missing, 62,835 affected by flooding.
February 10 - Landslides and flooding in town o Pozuzo, Black river overflows. 7 dead. thousands displaced.
|17||Australia||Queensland - Channel Country - Bedourie, Birdsville, Burketown
areas. Longreach, Quilpie, Glengyle, Marion Downs, Windorah.
Mackay, Giru, Tully, Innisfail, Ingham
|Georgina, Diamantina, Eyre Creek, Bulloo, Barcoo.
Houghton, Johnstone, Tully and lower Herbert.
Norman, Gilbert, Mitchell.
|23-Jan-07||15-Feb-07||24||0||0||0||Heavy rain||1||125,600||6.5||Rainy season in Queensland channel country, record rainfalls in southwest Queensland. Flooding reaches lower Georgina and Diamantina quickly.||141.47||-24.51|
|18||FL-2007-000022-ARG||Argentina||Provinces: Tucuman (Simoca, Concepcion), Santiago del Estero, Salta (Profesor Salvador Mazza, Aguaray and Santa Victoria East), Formosa (María Cristina, Lote Ocho).||Pilcomayo, Bermejo, Tueco, Sali-Simoca, Dulce, Parana||18-Jan-07||20-Mar-07||62||5||5,000||30,000,000||Heavy rain||1||518,000||7.5||Northern Argentina receives heaviest rains in 45 years. 5 dead. 5,000 evacuated. 60,000 affected. Homes and livestock lost.||-62.88||-25.98|
|19||FL-2007-000023-IDN||Indonesia||Jakarta (Cipinang Muara, Kalimalang, Ciledug, Kapuk, Tomang,
Larangan, Bendungan Hilir, Kampung Melayu and Pasar Minggu). Bekasi,
Tangerang, Depok, Bogor.
Banten province (Tangerang). West Java Province.
|Ciliwung, Pesangrahan and Krukut
|31-Jan-07||22-Feb-07||23||80||500,000||967,000,000||Heavy rain||1.5||4,370||5.2||Worst floods
in Jakarta in living memory. Water up to 4 meters deep in parts of city.
Jakarta 75% flooded (255 square miles under water.). 340,000 homeless. Worst
floods on Ciliwung river in 10 years. Damages to roads in Jakarta cost
US$15.4 million. Total flood damages estimated at 8.8 trln rupiah.
February 7 - floods begin to recede, but large areas of Jakarta remain under water.
February 18 - 2,700 displaced in South and West Jakarta in renewed flooding.
|20||Rwanda||Rubavu and Nyabihu Districts - Bigogwe and Muramba, Bugeshi Sector. Muganza and Bugarama Sectors, Rusizi District||Sebeya River||2-Feb-07||16-Feb-07||15||10||500||0||Heavy rain||1||1,340||4.3||At least 10
dead. 75 families displaced. 354 homes destroyed.
Five million francs worth agricultural crops destroyed in Bugeshi.
|21||FL-2007-000025-FJI||Fiji||Vanua Levu - Labasa. Seaqaqa. Macuata, Savusavu, Tukavesi. Bua
--Viti Levu - Nadi, Lautoka, Sigatoka valley. Ba. Namotomoto, Vatukura in Cakaudrove.
|Qawa, Nadi||3-Feb-07||20-Feb-07||18||1||900||30,000,000||Heavy rain||1||1,690||4.5||Continuous
torrential rains for three weeks causes two separate flooding incidents.
Damage to housing, bridges, schools and crops. Poor drainage, heavy silting
and logging worsened flooding. 50,000 tonnes of sugarcane damaged in
February 5 - 200 families evacuated from Labasa town, 2 villages washed away.
February 12 - Nadi town under 2 meters water, 700 evacuated.
Landslide and flooding in Sigatoka valley.
|22||TC-2007-000028-MDG||Madagascar||Antananarivo area and throughout the country. Eastern coast.||0||8-Feb-07||6-Mar-07||27||7||33,000||0||Tropical cyclone||1||438,800||7.1||Rainy season
and 3 strong cyclones since December 25, 2006. Roads and bridges destroyed.
100,000 hectares crops submerged. 150,000 farming families affected.
February 8 - 13,800 displaced.
February 21- national emergency declared after Cyclone Favio. 33,000 displaced throughout the country. $242 million need to rebuild damage.
|23||LS-2007-000032-IDN||Indonesia||Flores Island - Nusa Tenggara Timur - Manggarai regency - subdistricts: Cibal, Lamba Leda, Poco Ranaka, Riung, Reok, Ruteng, Wae Ri'I, Langke Rembong, and Kota Komba.||Wae Pesi||1-Mar-07||10-Mar-07||10||43||11,530||0||Heavy rain||1||3,220||4.5||Several days
of heavy rain causes landslides and flash flooding.
34 dead and 40 missing in landslides in Manggarai regency. Entire villages buried.
11,000 displaced by flooding on Wae Pesi river in Reok subdistrict. Other flooding deaths in Ruteng and Cibal subdistricts.
|24||Australia||Northern Territory - Darwin area, Jabiru, Adelaide River,
Oenpelli, Nitmiluk National Park, Litchfield National Park, Dundee Beach,
--West Australia - Pilbara region - Port Hedland area, Karratha. between Wallal and Dampier. Marble Bar, Nullagine.
|Northern Territoy - Adelaide, Katherine, Daly, Elizabeth
West Australia - De Grey. Shaw.
Territory - Cyclone George brings widespread rain and high tides to the
western Top End and Arnhem Land regions.
Damage to the Adelaide to Darwin railway. Rescues near Adelaide River. $5 million damage to Northern Territory roads
Worst flooding in 60 years in Oenpelli - 47 houses flooded. 90 people homeless. 900mm rain.
West Australia - Cyclone George struck east of Port Hedland on March 8 killing 2 and causing widespread flooding and wind damage. Most powerful cyclone to hit West Australia in 30 years. 730 evacuated.
|25||South Africa||Eastern Cape - Transkei area, Seymour and Queenstown areas, Willowvale, Ngeleni, Qumbu and Tabankulu Tina. Ngcobo area, Balfour.||Kat river||3-Mar-07||5-Mar-07||3||5||0||0||Heavy rain||1||43,140||5.1||Heavy rains since March 2 cause flooding in 10 villages.||28.26||-31.81|
|26||Honduras||Atlantic coast. - Atlántida, Colon.||Lean, Aguan||6-Mar-07||10-Mar-07||5||0||3,000||0||Heavy rain||1||11,380||4.8||Heavy rains from an unusual cold front over Honduras. Flooded rivers cut off 100,000 people, thousands evacuated. 30 villages on Lean river flooded. Damage to roads and bridges. No deaths reported.||-86.54||15.58|
|27||Algeria||Northern Algeria - Djelfa region. Eastern part of Algiers city.||0||7-Mar-07||11-Mar-07||5||3||0||0||Heavy rain||1||53,230||5.4||Storms cause flash flooding. More than 100mm rain in a few hours in Djelfa region. 30 houses flooded in eastern Algiers city when a river overflowed for the first time in 15 years.||3.38||35.16|
|28||FL-2007-000036-FJI||Fiji||Vanua Levu - Labasa.
Viti Levu - West coast - Tavua, Rakiraki, Ba, Nadi
|0||9-Mar-07||12-Mar-07||4||5||0||7,000,000||Heavy rain||1||2,550||4.0||Heavy rains cause flash floods. Continuous heavy rain for past 2 weeks. 4 dead in Labasa area. 1 dead in Tavua. Floodwaters 4 to 5 feet deep around Labasa. $40,000 worth crops damaged in Rakiraki.||177.48||-17.77|
|29||USA||Texas - San Antonio area - Sequin, Luling. Counties: Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Travis, Bastrop, Kendall, Burnet, Blanco.||Colorado tributaries. Blanco, San Marcos||11-Mar-07||13-Mar-07||3||2||0||0||Heavy rain||1||11,020||4.5||Torrential rainstorms bring at least 3 inches of rain to Texas Hill Country in 9 hours. 8 inches rain in Lockhart.||-97.93||29.87|
|30||Madagascar||Northern areas - Sava region: Sambava, Antalaha, Andapa. Analajirofo region: Maroantsetra. Diana region: Ambanja district. Sofia region: Antsohy, Ananlalava, Mandristara, Port Berger.||0||15-Mar-07||26-Mar-07||12||80||30,000||0||Tropical cyclone||1.5||131,700||6.4||Cyclone Indlala is the 4th heavy cyclone to hit Madagacar in recent months. North East, North West and the South East zones affected. 90,000 hectares of crops lost. Large areas flooded in cities of Sambava Antalaha and Maroantsetra in the north. Heavy infrastructure damage. Biggest flood since 1959 in Sofia region.||49.94||-14.84|
|31||Honduras||El Paraiso||0||17-Mar-07||19-Mar-07||3||2||0||0||Heavy rain||1||5,780||4.2||Cold front causes heavy rain. River bursts banks in El Paraiso.||-86.60||13.93|
--Uruzgan - Deh Rahwood district.
--Helmand - Gereshk area
--Herat - Golran District, Karta region. Herat city. Gulran, Chusht.
--Ghor - Chaghcharan
--Dai Kundi (Daykundi) - Ashtarlai, Khidir.
--Kunar - Watapur, Sarkano, Ghazi Abad and Narang districts
--Badakhshan - Shiwa, Zebak
--Laghman - Sorkhakan. south of Mehtar Lam.
--Parwan - Shin Wari, Sayed Khel
--Parwan - Charikar, Sia Gard, Jabal Saraj and Salang Districts. Sayed Khel
--Nuristan - Chatrash and Kamdish districts.
--Nangarhar - Jalalabad area.
|Helmand river and Sitan Wetlands. Kabul river.||18-Mar-07||5-Apr-07||19||104||20,000||0||Rain and snowmelt||1||656,400||7.1||Floods and
avalanches across 13 of 34 provinces. Heavy rain and melting snow.
Badghis - 5 dead. 850 houses washed away. Hundreds hectares farmland inundated.
Uruzgan - 1,000 evacuated, 500 houses flooded in Deh Rahwood, hundreds homeless.
Herat - 7 dead. 1,700 houses washed away.
Helmand - hundreds evacuated. Dams on Helmand river close to maximum capacity.
Ghor - avalanche kills 12 in Chaghcharan
Nimroz - 6 dead. 49 villages and 12,000 people affected.
Dai Kundi (Daykundi) - 31 dead. 2,500 people in eight districts affected by flooding.
Kabul - 1,100 families displaced by Kabul river flooding. 170 homes destroyed.
Kunar - 13 dead. 1,163 houses destroyed by floods. 10,000 acres farmland washed away.
Badakhshan - 13 dead in floods and avalanches in Shiwa and Zebak districts.
Laghman - 8 dead. 225 houses damaged or destroyed.
Bamiyan - 28 dead. 60 homes destroyed. avalanches and floods.
Panjshir - 9 dead. 40 homes destroyed. avalanches and floods.
Parwan - 12 dead.
Nuristan - 16 dead in flash flood. 350 evcauted.
Nangarhar - 5 dead.
|33||Indonesia||East Nusa Tenggara - Belu regency - West Malaka, Weilemar, Central Malaka||Benenain||17-Mar-07||22-Mar-07||6||0||3,000||0||Heavy rain||1||1,820||4.0||Floods and landslides. 23 villages in 3 districts of Belu inundated, thousands evacuated. Floodwaters up to 2 meters deep.||124.71||-9.54|
|34||LS-2007-000037-PAK||India||Pakis||India - Jammu and Kashmir - Srinagar, Budgam, Anantnag, Jammu,
Doda districts. Sangam. Bhadarwah. Gool. Kodna.
Pakistan - Punjab - Sialkot, Narowal
|Jhelum, Tawi||20-Mar-07||31-Mar-07||12||12||2,000||0||Rain and snowmelt||1||68,100||5.9||India
Srinagar area - Flash floods triggered by heavy rain and snow. Hundreds of
Pakistan Punjab -
|35||Yemen||Hadhramout. Ibb||0||23-Mar-07||30-Mar-07||8||36||600||0||Heavy rain||1||59,870||5.7||Heavy
seasonal rains. 115 families displaced. 150 homes destroyed.
Flash floods kill 15 in Hadhramout. 3 dead in Ibb.
Floods destroy roads, farms and homes in southern and eastern provinces.
|36||FL-2007-000044-ARG||Argentina||Urug||Argentina - Santa Fe province: Santa Fe city, Rosario, Canada de
Entre Rios - Gualeguay. Other provinces: Cúrdoba, Buenos Aires.
--Uruguay - provinces: Durazno (Durazno city), Soriano (Mercedes), Florida, Rio Negro and Colonia.
|Argentina - Lower Parana, Salado, Parana, Gualeguay.
--Uruguay - Yi, Rio Negro
heavy rainfall. "floods affected almost 4 million hectares and more than
Santa Fe - 35,000 evacuated. 3 million hectares under water. One third of Santa Fe city under water. Extensive agriculutural damage.
Entre Rios - 5 dead. 30,000 evacuated.
Uruguay - 800 homeless.
MODIS observations of high levels on Parana river since late February.
--Haiti - North-East Department: Ferrier, Ouanaminthe. Abricots: Jeremie, Abricots, Bonbon, Carcasse
--Dominican Republic -
|0||20-Mar-07||30-Mar-07||11||11||7,800||0||Heavy rain||1||4,700||4.7||Floods and
landslides. Damage to homes, farms and livestock.
Haiti - 8 dead. 4,000 homeless. 109 families homeless in Ouanaminthe.
Dominican Republic - 3 dead. 3,830 evacuated.
|38||New Zealand||Bay of Islands area - Paihia, Whangarei, Kerikeri, Haruru Falls, Dargaville. Auckland||Waitangi, Kerikeri||29-Mar-07||31-Mar-07||3||0||300||see notes||Tropical cyclone||1.5||4,200||4.3||Cyclone Becky brings 3 months rainfall (450 mm) in 36 hours. "one in 150-year event left". Buildings washed away, homes flooded. 200 vehicles trapped by floodwaters. Hundreds rescued. Floods and landslides. Central business district of Whangarei city evacuated. Two oldest buildings in New Zealand threated by floodwaters in Kerikeri. $80 million in damages.||173.98||-35.35|
|39||Spain||Aragonia, Navarra and Catalonia regions. Pradilla, Zaragoza, Tarragona, Funes, Baix Ebre, Ribera d'Ebre and Montsià, Aragon.||Ebro||3-Apr-07||8-Apr-07||6||1||280||0||Rain and snowmelt||1||42,040||5.4||Heavy rain and snowmelt cause flooding. 10,000 hectares farmland under water, 40 million dollars agricultural damages. Several settlements evacuated.||-0.65||41.65|
|40||Canada||Saskatchewan - Saskatoon area - Red Earth First Nation, Waldsea Lake, Fishing Lake, Watson, Lakeside, Porcupine, Torch River, Yellow Quill First Nation, Elfros, Nokomis, Rosthern.||Carrot||10-Apr-07||8-May-07||29||0||700||0||Snowmelt||1.5||94,680||6.6||Worst
flooding in 50 years in Saskatchewan Province. 600 evacuated from Red Earth
First Nation on April 20. 1 missing, presumed dead. "record water levels in creeks and
300 homes flooded near Fishing Lake.
|41||FL-2007-000051-TUN||Algeria||M'sila region - Souamma||Oued Tamsa||13-Apr-07||15-Apr-07||3||15||0||0||Heavy rain||1||7,100||4.3||Heavy rains cause flash floods. 15 dead, 7 missing. Many homes washed away. Crops submerged. 600 cattle lost. Roads damaged, several bridges destroyed.||4.20||35.64|
|42||FF-2007-000047-THA||Thailand||Trang - Yantakhao district - Sairung and Prai Sawan waterfalls||0||14-Apr-07||15-Apr-07||2||38||0||0||Heavy rain||1||290||2.8||Flash floods kill 38 swimmers at Sairung and Prai Sawan waterfalls.||99.65||7.44|
|43||Indonesia||West Nusa Tenggara - Sumbawa District - Empang (Empang Atas, Empang Bawah, Ongko and Lamenta) and Terano (Batulanteh, Labuan Bontong and Labuan Jambu)||0||14-Apr-07||18-Apr-07||5||0||0||0||Heavy rain||1||860||3.6||Floods inundate over 7 villages in two subdistricts of Sumbawa. 23 houses destroyed. No report of casualities.||117.44||-8.58|
--New Hampshire - Goffstown, Rochester, Allenstown, Nottingham, Northwood, Raymond.
--New Jersey - Bound Brook, New Brunswick, Lodi, Hoboken. Counties: Bergen, Burlington, Passaic.
--New York - Mamaroneck. Counties: Westchester, Orange. Hudson Valley
--Maine - York, Hancock, Cumberland, Lincoln, Oxford and Knox counties
--West Virginia - Logan and Mingo counties
--Connecticut - Westport, New Milford.
|New Hampshire - Oyster, Lamprey, Exeter, Cocheco, Isinglass,
Piscataquog, and Contoocook Rivers. North.
--New Jersey - Raritan, Ramapo, Saddle, Passaic, Pompton.
--New York - Hudson and several tributaries, Mamaroneck
--Pennsylvania - Brandywine
--Connecticut - Saugatuck
Storm dumps up to 9 inches of rain, setting rainfall records in New York, New
Jersey, Philadelphia and Connecticut.
(17 inches of snow farther inland).
New Hampshire - 5,000 evacuated in 13 communities. 24 homes destroyed, 500 damaged. $36 million damages. USGS records highest flows ever recorded on Oyster, Cocheco, Isinglass, Piscataquog, and Contoocook Rivers.
New Jersey - 3 dead. 1,400 evacuated. $300 million damages. Raritan River more than 10 feet above flood stage in Bound Brook. "worst storm to hit the state in 15 years"
New York - 1 dead. 300 evacuated.
Maine - 2 dead. $22 million damages.
|45||Indonesia||Central Sulawesi - Morowali regency - Bunta, Onepute Jaya, Sampalowo and Togo Trans. Petasia, Sampolowo||La'a||16-Apr-07||3-May-07||18||0||0||0||Heavy rain||1||3,190||4.8||More than
1,000 houses in 16 villages flooded. More than 800 hectares crops inundated.
No deaths reported.
May 3 - Four villages in Morowali District still inundated with up to 2 meters water.
region - Degrez
Sogd region (Sughd oblast) - Rudaki and Vakhdat provinces. Rudaky, Tursun-zade, Varzob, Vahdat and Panjakent districts.
|0||16-Apr-07||20-Apr-07||5||2||5,000||0||Rain and snowmelt||1||58,420||5.5||Heavy rain and melting snow cause mudslides and floods. Damage to infrastructure and agriculture. 1,330 houses destroyed. 17,184 people affected by floods.||69.46||39.35|
|47||Afghanistan||Nangarhar Province - Behsud District
Baghlan - Sia and Kehan valleys of Doshi district.
|0||17-Apr-07||18-Apr-07||2||6||0||0||Rain and snowmelt||1||40,770||4.9||Heavy rain
and snowmelt cause flooding.
Nangarhar - Bridge collapsed by flooding, 3 dead. Hundreds hectares farmland destroyed.
Baghlan - 3 dead in Doshi district.
|48||Indonesia||Aceh Jaya district - Teunom - villages: Pasi Tulak Bala, Kampung Baro, Pasi Berawang, Rambong Payong, Blang Baro, Pulau Tinggi, Teupin Ara, Paya Baro, Pasi Timon, Tanoh Ano, Alue Ambong, Padang Kleng and Panton.||Krueng Teunom||17-Apr-07||20-Apr-07||4||0||0||0||Heavy rain||1||820||3.5||Heavy rains cause Krueng Teunom river to overflow, inundating 13 villages in Aceh Jaya. No deaths reported.||95.74||4.73|
|49||Kyrgyzstan||Southern Kyrgyzstan - Jalalabad province - Aksy district:
Charbak and Juzumjan. Suzak, Bazarkorgon and Nooken districts.
Osh province - Uzgen district (Myrzaaki, Kurshab) Karakulja district (Nura).
|0||17-Apr-07||25-Apr-07||9||0||0||0||Rain and snowmelt||1||17,040||5.2||Heavy rain
and snowmelt cause flooding. No deaths reported.
April 17 - floods and mudslides in villages of Charbak and Juzumjan in Aksy district of Jalalabad. 200 homes flooded. 450 cattle lost.
April 22 - floods and mudslides in Suzak, Bazarkorgon and Nooken districts of Jalalabad. 300 homes flooded.
|50||China||Gansu - Gaotai county - Nanhua, Xiaohaizi, Xiangdao||Heihe||19-Apr-07||21-Apr-07||3||0||5,500||0||Dam/Levy, break or release||1||940||3.5||Xiaohaizi reservoir dam bursts and floods 2 villages. Hundreds hectares cropland flooded. No casualties. Heavy rain.||99.80||39.33|
|51||Kenya||Busia District - Budalangi, Bwalwanga, Makhunda, Sitiri||Nzoia||21-Apr-07||30-Apr-07||10||0||2,460||0||Heavy rain||1||1,100||4.0||Nzoiza river breaks dykes at Makunda. 410 families displaced in 9 villages. 4,500 acres crops destroyed. No deaths reported.||34.17||0.42|
|52||FL-2007-000051-TUN||Morocco||Northeastern Morocco - Nador area - valley of Amlah in Ain Zohra, Zaio||0||21-Apr-07||22-Apr-07||2||4||0||0||Heavy rain||1||9,450||4.3||Three days of heavy rain causes flooding.||-2.93||34.80|
|53||Afghanistan||Badakhshan - Kashem, Yamgan, Jarm and Argo districts. Shahr-i-Buzurk: Kura Bala, Murcha Dara and Alqajar villages. Kiran and Munjan districts. Baharak and Jurm districts.||0||23-Apr-07||4-May-07||12||36||0||0||Rain and snowmelt||1||27,490||5.5||Heavy rain
and snowmelt cause flooding. Flooding reported in news on April 25 in
Shahr-i-Buzurk district. 3 dead. 300 acres cropland washed away. 80 familes
in Alqajar affected.
April 30 - 10 dead in floods in Kiran and Munjan districts.
May 4 - Flash floods kill 23 in Baharak and Jurm districts, Badakshan province. 200 hectares land destroyed.
|54||Colombia||Tolima - Ibague area||Conbeima||26-Apr-07||2-May-07||7||17||2,000||0||Heavy rain||1||1,940||4.1||At least 15 separate mudslides and floods around Ibague city. 2,000 homeless.||-75.21||4.50|
|55||Turkey||Sirnak area - Cizre and Silopi
||0||29-Apr-07||1-May-07||3||2||0||0||Heavy rain||1||2,900||3.9||Turkey - 2 dead. Thousands houses inundated in Cizre and Silopi towns.||42.05||37.32|
|56||Syria||Palmyra area.||0||29-Apr-07||1-May-07||3||3||0||0||Heavy rain||1||1,910||3.8||Syria - 3 dead in Palmyra area.||38.39||34.52|
|57||Indonesia||Borneo Island - Central Kalimantan Province - North Barito
(Barut) and Murung Raya (Mura) Districts - villages: Montallat, Montallat IIm
Rubei, Tumpung Laung, Juking, Danau Usung, Puruk Cahu, Bahitom and Sumpoi.
Muara Teweh. Lahei, Teweh Tengah.
South Kalimantan - Barito Kuala (Batola) District
|Barito River||1-May-07||25-May-07||25||0||3,000||0||Heavy rain||1||40,330||6.0||Several days
of heavy rain inundates "tens of villages". Floods up to 1.5 meters
deep. No deaths reported.
May 5 - Floods spread to wider areas in Barito Utara District. Hundreds houses inundated.
May 24- Floods spread downriver into Kuripan in Barito Kuala in South Kalimantan Province inundating 9 villages, 707 houses inundated.
|58||Thailand||Prachuap Khiri Khan - districts: Bang Saphan, Muang, Aonoi, Hua
Hin, Nopakhun, Pong Pra Sat
Chumphon, Surat Thai.
|Bang Sapan canal||1-May-07||7-May-07||7||1||1,000||0||Heavy rain||1||5,390||4.6||Heavy rain from a tropical depression causes flooding in Prachuap Khiri Khan. Some areas under 1 meter water. Seven districts in Prachuap Khiri Khan province declared disaster areas.||99.61||11.65|
|59||FL-2007-000052-LKA||Sri Lanka||Southern and Western provinces - coastal belt. Galle area, Colombo area. Kaluthara and Gampha.||0||2-May-07||7-May-07||6||16||125,000||0||Heavy rain||1||3,340||4.3||Flash floods and landslides. More than 1,000 homes destroyed. 125,000 displaced.||80.08||6.49|
|60||FL-2007-000053-MMR||Burma||Yangon (Rangoon) area - Pabedan, Kyauktada, Botataung, Pazundaung, Ahlone, Mingaladon. Pegu.||0||4-May-07||9-May-07||6||5||0||0||Heavy rain||1||15,670||5.0||Heaviest rain in decades, tropical depression in Bay of Bengal. 16 townships in Yangon under water. Hundreds of houses flooded. Floods up to 1 meter deep. Crops destroyed. 600 homes in Pegu underwater.||96.13||16.91|
province - Munghaz area, Hazrat Sultan district.
Baghlan province -
Takhar province - Farkhar, Jilga
|Samangan River||5-May-07||7-May-07||3||12||0||0||Heavy rain||1||25,850||4.9||Samangan
province - 12 dead. Samangan river overflows and destroys dozens of houses in
Munghaz. Hundreds of acres farmland flooded in Hazrat Sultan. 400 cattle
Takhar and Baghlan provinces - 1 dead. Hundreds acres farmland washed away. Hundreds animals dead.
--Missouri - Mosby, Kearney, Big Lake, Craig, Sibley, Glasgow, Chillicothe, Carrollton, Norborne, Levasy, Agency, Fairfax, Craig, DeWitt and Brunswick. Holt County. Parkville, Riverside and Tracey.
--Iowa - Red Oak, Coburg, Missouri Valley, Hamburg, Shenandoah. Harrison County.
--Kansas - Topeka area, Wakarusa, Solomon, Burlingame, Chase, Ellinwood, Nickerson, Lyons to Sterling, Atchison, Mulvane, Quivira, Shawnee County, Saline County.
--Nebraska - Gage county.
--South Dakota - Huron, Aberdeen. Brown County
--Oklahoma - Elk City, Miami
|Missouri - Missouri, Fishing, Clear Creek, Tarkio River, Tarkio
Creek, Platte, Grand, Thompson, Moss Creek, Osage
--Iowa - East Nishnabotna, West Nishnabotna, Willow Creek.
--Kansas - Wakarusa River. Shunganunga and Soldier creeks. Arkansas River, Blood Creek, Wet and Dry Walnut creeks, Styx Creek.
--Nebraska - Big Blue River
--South Dakota - James, Vermillion
--Oklahoma - Lightning Creek, Neosho
|6-May-07||18-May-07||13||2||1,000||see notes||Heavy rain||1||53,600||5.8||Missouri -
20 levees overtopped on Missouri. Historic levels on Tarkio River at
Iowa - 1,600 ordered to evacuate in Red Oak and Coburg. $26 million in damages.
Kansas - more than 500 rescued from flooded homes around Topeka. $5.4 million in damages in Shawnee County.
South Dakota - James river causes extensive lowland flooding around Huron - 16,000 acres of farmland flooded.
|63||FL-2007-000057-URY||Uruguay||departments: Durazno, Treinta y Tres, Soriano, Tacuarembó, Río Negro, Florida, Rocha, Cerro Largo, Florida, 25 de Agosto, Melo, Noblia, Río Branco, Cebollatí, Montevideo||Rio Negro and tributaries: Olimar, Yi, Yerbal||4-May-07||25-May-07||22||2||12,000||45,000,000||Heavy rain||1.5||104,100||6.5||Worst floods
since 1959. 2 dead. 12,000 evacuated. 110,000 people affected. Thousands of
livestock affected. Severe infrastructure damage. Between 350 and 400mm rain
in 2 days.
Durazno city flooded by Yi river.
May 16 - rivers receding. 9,200 homeless.
|64||Indonesia||Central Sulawesi Province -
districts: Dongagala (Dolo, Sigi Biromaru, Kulawi, Tanambulava, Omu,
Sidondo), Palu (Palu city, Nunu Bawah, Kalikoa, Lere, Juna, Maesa).
Parigi Moutong - Petapa, Olaya, Baliara, Lemusa, Bantaya
|Palu River||6-May-07||12-May-07||7||2||14,400||0||Heavy rain||1||3,360||4.4||Palu -
Floods break dam on Palu river. 10 villages inundated in Donggala district.
14,400 evacuated. 3,600 homes inudated. Hundreds hectares crops flooded.
Floods up to 2 meters deep. Worst flooding in 11 years.
Parigi Moutong - 2 dead, 4 missing. 1,096 evacuated. First floods in area since 1973. Hundreds of houses damaged. Hundreds hectares farmland inundated.
- Photalae district
--Phrae - Wangshin.
--Uttaradit - Lablae
--Nakhon Sawan - Chumtabong, Maepoen.
--Nan - Bo Klua
|Yom, Nan, Chao Phraya||11-May-07||21-May-07||11||0||1,000||0||Heavy rain||1||38,380||5.6||Heavy rain
from a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal causes floods in Thailand's northern
Uttaradit - 4,000 acres fields underwater. floods one meter deep in Chumtabong.
Pichit - hundreds of families affected. Homes and farmland destroyed in Photalae. Yom river overflows and inundates 10 villages.
Nakhon Sawan - 4,000 acres crops inundated
Phrae - hundreds homes damaged in Wangshin
|66||Israel||Qumran||0||12-May-07||13-May-07||2||4||21||0||Heavy rain||1||320||2.8||Flash floods
from rare downpour in Qumran area kill 4. 21 rescued from floods.
"The area averages about 2 inches of rain annually, but the recent storm dumped 1.97 inches"
|67||Russia||Yakutia (Sakha) - Yakutsk (Darkylakh, Makhra, Kirzavod), Ytyk-Kyuel, Chimnai, Kharbalakh, Yedeitsy, Berdigestyakh, Chuparcha, Yert, Abaga, Myandigi, Yedei, Partizan, Ogorodty, Khonogor, Berezovka, Daya-Amga, Ust-Tatta, Cherkekh. Vitim and Peledui. Districts: Tattinsky, Amga, Namsky, Tatta.||Lena, Matta, Amga, Vilyuia (Viluj), Berezovka, Tatta||13-May-07||13-Jun-07||32||0||7,000||see notes||Snowmelt||1||313,200||7.0||Snowmelt and
Ice Jams on Lena river. More than 1,000 houses inundated in Yakutia. 12 towns
under water. 14,000 people affected. 41 bridges damaged or destroyed. 500
million roubles damages.
Yakutsk city - 256 houses flooded, 427 evacuated. 170 million rubles damages.
Ytyk-Kyuel and Chimnai - 1,026 houses flooded, 3,353 evacuated.
No casualties as of May 15.
May 29 - water subsiding on Tatta and Amga rivers.
June 1 - MODIS observations of floods moving farther down Lena river into less populated areas. Over 700 houses still inundated in Ytyk-Kyuyel in the Tatta district.
|68||Russia||Regions: Tomsk, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Barnaul.||Ob, Chulym||11-May-07||13-Jun-07||34||0||640||0||Snowmelt||1||303,800||7.0||Snowmelt and
Ice Jams cause flooding.
10 villages in three districts flooded in Tomsk region. 6,000 people in 17 towns isolated by floods.
No casualties as of May 16.
Late May to early June - MODIS observations of floods moving downriver on Ob and tributaries but no more news reports.
|69||Afghanistan||Badakhshan province - Baharak, Yaftal-i-Payan, Baharak Shuhada,
Jorum and Warduj districts.
Takhar province - Surang and Sarisht villages
floods. 530 houses damaged. Serious agricultural damage.
Badakhshan province - 24 dead 40 houses destroyed in Yaftal-i-Payan.
Takhar province - 10 dead in Surang and Sarisht villages. Hundreds acres farmland flooded.
|70||FL-2007-000076-KEN||Kenya||Coast Province - districts: Mombasa (Likoni, Kadongo, Moroto, Junda, Kadzonzo, Mushomoroni, Kisauni, Changamwe), Malindi, Kwale, Kilifi (Kikambala). Lamu (Witu, Mpeketoni, Soroko, Bomani). Kaloleni. Tana River District||Mwakuhenga, Mkuru||15-May-07||14-Jun-07||31||5||8,500||0||Heavy rain||1||13,870||5.6||Heavy rain
along Kenya's coast since mid-May. 8,500 displaced by June 6. 23,000 affected
May 17 - 5 dead. Days of heavy rain cause flash floods. 130 families displaced in Mombassa area.
June 5 - 500 households floodedin Kilifi. 6,000 people marooned in Witu and Mpeketoni in Lamu. 1000 families displaced in Mombassa. 8,000 acres farmland submerged in Bomani and Mukuru Locations in Mpeketoni.
|71||China||Guizhou Province - Nayong County - Dongdi, Jieshang, Saluo||0||20-May-07||21-May-07||2||3||0||0||Heavy rain||1||3,200||3.8||Flash floods and landslides. 3 dead. 3 missing.||105.41||26.87|
|72||FL-2007-000068-COL||Colombia||Antioquia -Taraza and Valdivia. Nechi and Zaragoza
Sucre - Guaranda
other provinces: Cordoba, Cesar.
|Taraza, Nechi, Cauca||19-May-07||27-Jun-07||40||14||3,000||0||Heavy rain||1||29,770||6.1||Three months
torrential rains. Thousands hectares crops flooded.
Flooding and mudslides. 13 dead. 600 families affected in Taraza.
May 29 - floods downriver in Guaranda affect 2,000
June 11 - 90 percent of Nechi is flooded, Cauca river overflows.
|73||Indonesia||Borneo island - East Kalimantan province - Kutai Kertanegara (Sebulu, Kota Bangun, Muara Kaman. Tenggarong, Muara Muntai, Muara Wis, Kembang Janggut, Kenohan). West Kutai (Muara Ohong, Jempang, Muara Pahu, Penyinggahan, )||Mahakam River||15-May-07||5-Jun-07||22||4||60,000||0||Heavy rain||1||34,350||5.9||Kutai
Kartanegara - Homes of 27,713 familes inundated in Muara Kaman. 90 villages
affected by floodwaters in Tenggarong.
West Kutai - Floods 1.5 meters deep in Muara Pahu and Penyinggahan.
June 4 - 10,000 still in sheltersand tents.
|74||Spain||Central Spain - Madrid area, Castilla-Leon, Castilla-La Mancha
(Alcazar de San Juan, Villarrubia de los Ojos). Extremadura. Ciudad
--South Spain - Jaen
|Guadalimar||23-May-07||26-May-07||4||1||550||337,000,000||Heavy rain||1||212,700||5.9||Several days of heavy rain in 6 regions in south, central and southeast Spain. 100,000 hectares vineyards flooded in Castille-La Mancha region. 500,000 hectares crops damaged by flooding. 337.5 million U.S. dollars Agricultural losses. 400 evacuated from town of Alcazar de San Juan where floods are 1.5 meters deep, 1,500 to 2,000 houses flooded.||-4.22||39.89|
|75||USA||Texas - Killeen, Copperas Cove. Fredericksburg, Garland. Waco
area. Counties: Bell, Gillespie, Comal, Kerr .
--Kansas - Saline County (Bavaria, Hedville, New Cambria, Salina). Ogden, Hutchinson. Smolan and Mentor.
--Oklahoma - Carter County, Davis.
|Texas - Guadalupe, Pedernales, Medina
--Kanasa - Little Arkansas, Mulberry Creek
--Oklahoma - Honey Creek, Washita
Texas - 6 dead. 2 missing. 3 dead in Kileen.10 inches rain in Texas Hill
Central Kansas - up to 7 inches rain. Evacuations in Saline county.
|76||FF-2007-000070-CHN||China||Sichuan province - Ganzi or Garze (Heba), Liangshan (Huidong), Chongqing city, Pengshui, Shimian||0||24-May-07||26-May-07||3||43||112,000||73,500,000||Heavy rain||1||43,530||5.1||32 hours of
heavy rain cause flash floods and mudslides. 43 dead. 112,000 evacuated. 2.3
million people affected.
Garze, Sichuan - mudslides leave 12 dead. 3,000 homes destroyed. 1,300 hectares farmland destroyed.
|77||Bulgaria||Plovdiv, Lovech, Gabrovo, Sofia. Aitos, Etropole, Veliko Tarnovo. Krasnovo, Gelemenovo, Saraya, Trudovetz, Pazardzhik||Maritsa, Iskar, Vladaiska, Kasitza||22-May-07||6-Jun-07||16||2||0||0||Heavy rain||1||34,010||5.7||Municipalities of Pazardzhik and Plovdiv declare state of emergency. 200 houses flooded in Gelemenovo.||24.50||42.52|
|78||France||Pyrenees-Atlantiques region - Ossau valley - Pau||0||25-May-07||27-May-07||3||1||500||0||Heavy rain||1||3,170||4.0||Storms and flash floods. 1 dead. 500 evacuated. More than 300 homes flooded.||-0.47||43.30|
|79||Cuba||Eastern Cuba - Banes, Camaguey, Hoguin||Tinima and Hatibonico rivers||26-May-07||28-May-07||3||2||3,000||0||Heavy rain||1||15,430||4.7||Several days of heavy rains cause flooding and mudslides.2 dead. 3,000 evacuated. 370 buildings damaged. Damage to sugar cane fields.||-76.93||21.35|
|80||Turkey||Eastern provinces: Agri (Ugurtas, Kacmaz, Karlica Demirkapi,
Seyithanbey, Danakiran, Karayseyitali in Habur town, Hamur). Van (Erciş
Bitlis (Kalkanli). Gaziantep (Bilek)
|0||27-May-07||1-Jun-07||6||13||0||0||Heavy rain||1||38,490||5.4||7 villages flooded in Agri. 150 houses damaged or destroyed.||43.80||39.40|
--Dominican Republic - Cibao region. Dajabón and Palo Verde, in Montecristi. Arenoso. Cayetano Germosén. La Vega (Jeremías and Sabaneta)
--Haiti - St. Louis Du Nord, Port-de-Paix
|Jababa-La Rosa, Camú, Yuna||30-May-07||3-Jun-07||5||11||20,000||0||Heavy rain||1||13,540||4.8||Dominican
Republic - Flash floods and mudslides. 9 dead. 16,000 evacuated. 1,561 houses
severely damaged. Infrastructure damage.
Haiti - 2 dead. 2,500 homes destroyed in St. Louis Du Nord. Thousands in shelters. Bridges damaged on northern coast.
|82||El Salvador||Berlin. Usulutan district||0||30-May-07||31-May-07||2||4||0||0||Tropical cyclone||1||4,515||4.0||Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Barbara cause flooding and landslides.||-88.62||13.38|
|83||China||Jiangxi Province||0||1-Jun-07||6-Jun-07||6||0||8,000||13,000,000||Heavy rain||1||168,600||6.0||About 2,000 houses in 59 towns collapsed in floods. 250,000 people affected. 25 counties reported rainfall of more than 100 mm. Casualties not reported yet.||116.14||27.20|
|84||Canada||British Columbia - Terrace, Smithers, Usk, Telkwa, Brauns Island, McBride and Prince George||Skeena, Bulkley, Nass, Telkwa, Fraser||6-Jun-07||14-Jun-07||9||0||500||0||Snowmelt||1.5||205,000||6.4||Melting of record winter snowpack. Largest flow on the Bulkley River in about 80 years - highest river levels ever recorded around Smithers. Floods isolate city of Terrace. Fraser river at highest levels in 35 years at Prince George. No deaths reported.||-125.03||54.18|
|Oman||Iran||Oman - Muscat.
--Iran - Provinces: Hormorzgan, Sistan Baluchestan, Zahedan, Kerman. Towns - Chabahar, Shahrestan, Konark, Bandar Abbas, Kahir.
|0||6-Jun-07||12-Jun-07||7||61||60,000||0||Tropical cyclone||1||373,000||6.4||Cyclone Gonu
- a rare cyclone in the Middle East "strongest storm to threaten the
Arabian Peninsula in 60 years"
Oman - 49 dead. 27 missing. 20,000 evacuated. Flooding in Muscat city.
Iran - 12 dead. 40,000 evacuated in Zahedan province. More than 100 villages surrounded by water in Kerman province. Dozens of villages flooded in Sistan and Baluchistan. Hundreds evacuated from Chabahr.
|China||Guangdong - Meizhou area, Liuhuang. Huangjin, Guangzhou,
Shenzhen. Zhanjiang, Maoming and Meizhou.
--Sichuan - Dazhu, Daxian and Mabian counties. Dazhou city. Bazhong, Guang'an. Quxian County. Daxian County, Qujiang. Guangan
--Hubei - Badong County of Enshi Prefecture. Qingtaiping. Yichang City. Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture. Huangang. Wuhan. Jingshan county. Huangpo. Yunxi County.
--Chongqing municipality - Yubei, Jiangjin and Yongchuan districts
--Henan - Wangjiaba, Mengwa area. Laowangpo. Lushi county
--Anhui - Huangshan. Wangjiaba, Qiujiahu, Jiangtanghu. Linquan County. Dabieshan mountain. Fuyang. Qianmiao in Fengtai. Huanyuanhu. Linhuaiguan in Fengyang. Linbei.
--Hunan - Dongting Lake area. Yiyang, Yuanjiang, Junshan and Huarong. Xiangxi Tujia and Miao.
--Shaanxi - Hanzhong. Shangluo city, Danfeng county. Yuncheng. Ankang
--Jiangsu - Nanjing
--Guizhou - Yuping, Xifeng, Yinjiang. Guiyang
--other provinces: Guangxi, Fujian, Jiangxi.
|Hanjiang, Beijiang, Xijiang, Pearl, Fangcheng, Huaihe. Fuhe.
--Anhui - Huaihe, Chuhe
--Sichuan - Jujiang, Jialing
areas are seeing the worst flooding in 50-80 years"
Hunan - 3 dead. 171,800 displaced. 20,000 houses destroyed. 131,700 hectares crops affected.
Guangdong - 23 dead. 87,000 people trapped in Meizhou city by floods. 6 villages deliberately flooded by water diversion on the Hanjiang river. $160 million damages.
Guangxi - 15 dead. 38,000 evacuated. Hanjiang river at 50 year high.
Guizhou - 4 dead. 110,000 evacuated. 20,000 homes destroyed.
Sichuan - 163 dead. 33 missing. 320,000 evacuated. 130,000 homes destroyed. 4.1 million hectares crops affected. 42 million U.S. dollars economic losses.
Hubei - 80 dead. 500,000 displaced. 60,000 homes destroyed. 223,000 hectares crops destroyed. $640 million US in losses. 970 reserviors at dangerously high levels.
Hunan - 123,000 evacuated. 633,900 people affected by floods. 2,540 houses and 3,440 hectares of crops destroyed. Dongting Lake fills.
Anhui - 30 dead. 600,000 homeless. 12 million affected. 2.25 million hectares inundated. 71,000 homes inundated. 1.6 billion U.S. dollars damages.
Shaanxi - 16 dead after rainstorms in Danfeng county on July 28.
July 12 - Huaihe river at highest level in 50 years. 500,000
evacuated from Anhui, Henan and Jiangsu.
July 17 - Worst storms in 115 years in Chongqing. 42 dead.
192,500 hectares damaged. 292,000 evacuated. 30,000 homes destroyed.
July 22 - over 1 million evacuated from Anhui, Henan and Jiangsu
August 3 - 78 dead in Lushi, Henan.
August 10-12 - Tropical Storm Pabuk hits Guangdong. 1.2 million affected.
|87||Australia||New South Wales - Hunter and Central Coast regions - Gosford, Dungog, Clarence Town, Newcastle, Tuggerah, Somersby, Wallsend, Hamilton North, Raymond Terrace, Hexham, Maitland, Branxton.||Hunter||8-Jun-07||13-Jun-07||6||9||5,000||840,000,000||Heavy rain||1.5||11,380||5.0||Storms cause
flash flooding and landslides. 2 dead. 5 missing in collapse of highway. 200
evacuated in Newcastle area. 150mm rain in Hunter area.
"the most significant flooding in the Hunter Valley since 1971"
|88||Switzerland||Bern canton - Huttwil, Eriswil.||0||9-Jun-07||9-Jun-07||1||3||0||0||Brief torrential rain||1||913||3.0||Flash floods in central Switzerland caused by overnight thunderstorms. 3 dead. Homes and bridges damaged.||7.73||47.06|
|89||LS-2007-000080-BGD||Bangladesh||Burm||Bangladesh - Chittagong area. Sylhet. Districts: Comilla,
Netrokona, Sunamgonj, Habigonj, Bogra, Kurigram, Chandpur Feni. Zakiganj,
Maulvibazar. Comilla region.
Burma - Rakhine State
|Bangladesh - Brahmputra, Jamuna, Teesta and Dharala. Gumti.
Borak, Surma, Kushiara.
Burma - Mayu
monsoon rains in years cause mudslides and floods. 22 cm rain in 3 hours on
126 dead in mudslide in Chittagong area. 75,000 people marooned by flooding in Comilla district.
Sylhet region - 80,000 people affected by flooding.
June 19 - floods worsen in Sylhet. 150 villages inundated in Comilla. 80,000 evacuated in Maulvibazar. 6,000 families stranded in Zakiganj.
|90||South Africa||Western Cape - Swartland area - Moorreesburg, Piketberg, Hopefield, Malmesbury, Wetton. Algeria. Cape town area - Gugulethu, Lotus, Nyanga, Brown's Farm, Khayelitsha, Mfuleni and Manenberg.||Nougou, Oliphant, Sout, Berg||7-Jun-07||16-Jun-07||10||0||6,000||0||Heavy rain||1.5||9,088||5.1||Week long torrential rains. Flood damages more than R86 million in Swartland - Flood damage 'worst since 1985'. Infrastructure and agriculture damages. Extensive flooding in "informal settlements" near Cape Town. No deaths reported.||18.58||-33.33|
|91||UK||Britain - Yorkshire and Midlands areas - Severn, Avon and Wye valleys - North Yorkshire. Barley, near Royston. Water Orton in Warwickshire. Minworth, Sutton Coldfield. Edgbaston in Birmingham. Ongar, Brentwood and Chelmsford in Essex. Sheffield. York. Darfield, South Yorkshire. Shropshire and Worcestershire.||Ouse, Tame, Dearne||15-Jun-07||21-Jun-07||7||1||200||0||Heavy rain||1||23,110||5.2||More than a month's rainfall in 24 hours in some areas. River Ouse bursts banks in York. Tame river overflows in Water Orton in Warwickshire. River Dearne burst its banks in the Darfield area of Barnsley.||-0.76||52.52|
|92||FF-2007-000081-NPL||Nepal||Mahottarai district||Ratu River||15-Jun-07||18-Jun-07||4||0||400||0||Monsoonal rain||1||2,705||4.0||Heavy monsoon rains cause floods that wash away dam on Ratu river, 5 villages submerged. 400 displaced. Damage to crops.||85.86||26.95|
|94||FF-2007-000082-PAK||Pakistan||North-West Frontier Province - Swat Valley - villages: Bedara (Baidra), Barinjal||Swat||16-Jun-07||20-Jun-07||5||22||500||0||Brief torrential rain||1||12,120||4.8||Torrential rain and thunderstorms cause flash flooding. 22 dead. 120 homes destroyed in 7 villages.||72.23||34.98|
|95||USA||North Texas - Gainesville, Sherman, Halom City, Fort Worth area,
Haltom City. Grayson County.
Oklahoma - Caddo, Durant, Milburn, Ada
|Pecan Creek||17-Jun-07||22-Jun-07||6||10||750||28,000,000||Heavy rain||1||34,570||5.3||8 inches of rain overnight. Large areas of Gainesville and Sherman under water. Water 8 feet deep in Gainesville, $28 million in damages to city, 450 displaced. 300 evacuated in Sherman. 100 mobile homes washed away in Haltom City. 300 evacuated in Sherman. Worst flooding in 15 years.||-97.30||33.45|
|96||Indonesia||Sulawesi - Gorontalo, Siendeng, Biawu, and Tenda.||Bone and Bolango (Bulango)||16-Jun-07||20-Jun-07||5||1||212||0||Heavy rain||1||1,190||3.8||978 houses inundated in Gorontalo, floods 1 meter deep. 212 evacuated. Bone and Bolango rivers overflowed.||123.10||0.62|
|97||FF-2007-000083-IND||India||Assam State - districts: Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Cachar, Karimganj, Hailakandi, Darrang and Dibrugarh. North Lakhmipur, Cachar. Barak Valley. Goalpara and Dhubri||Brahmaputra and tributaries. Kushiara||18-Jun-07||26-Jun-07||9||15||200,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1||74,890||5.8||170,000 displaced from 240 villages in Lakhimpur and Karimganj in first wave of monsoon flooding. 81,754 hectares inundated.||94.02||26.26|
|98||Costa Rica||San Rafael, Barva, Flores, Alajuela, Cartago centro, Guarco de Cartago and Alajuelita. Belen.||Burio and Quebranta Seca||18-Jun-07||20-Jun-07||3||0||0||0||Heavy rain||1||2,850||3.9||"In the
last few days floods have destroyed 1,200 homes, bridges, trucks and
agriculture" No deaths reported.
June 21 - government declares state of emergency.
|99||USA||New York - southeastern Catskills - Colchester, Rockland, Roscoe area.||Spring Brook, Beaverkill Creek||19-Jun-07||20-Jun-07||2||2||120||0||Brief torrential rain||1||6,500||4.1||Sever
thunderstorms, 8 inches of rain, flash flood. 2 dead. 2 missing. 30 families
"Beaverkill Creek rose 8 feet within 15 to 20 minutes"
|100||TC-2007-000084-IND||India||Andhra Pradesh - districts: Kurnool, Mahabubnagar, Guntur,
Prakasam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Anantapur and Kadpa. Telangana.
Towns: Macherla, Nandyal, Ongole. Kachho area of Dadu district.
--Kerala - Thrissur
--Karnataka - Belgaum, Bijapur, Bagalkot, Kodagu. Hemavathi, Lakshmanathirtha and Kabini
--Maharashtra - Mumbai, Pune.
|Krishna and Godavari and their tributaries. Kundu, Tungabhadra. Gaj Naen. Cauvery||22-Jun-07||4-Jul-07||13||127||200,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1||449,300||6.8||Heavy rains
and flash floods in southern India.
Andhra Pradesh - 38 dead. 200,000 displaced in 5 districts. More than 200 villages inundated. 200mm rain since June 21. Kurnool - widespread damage. 100,000 in shelters.
Kerala - 52 dead.
Karnataka - 39 dead. widespread devastation and floods.
Maharashtra - 300mm rain in 24 hours in Mumbai.
June 30 - 20,000 from 200 villages marooned in Kachho area of Dadu district in Andhra Pradesh.
|101||TC-2007-000085-PAK||Pakistan||Karachi, Gadab Town||0||23-Jun-07||25-Jun-07||3||230||0||0||Monsoonal rain||1||2,215||3.8||Heavy rain and gale force winds. Much of Karachi city flooded. Most deaths caused by collapsing homes.||67.14||24.99|
|102||FF-2007-000091-AFG||Afghanistan||Konar (Kunar) Province - Chapa Dara and Manogi districts.
--Kabul - Khoshan village of Qarabagh District. Akakhel and Baghalam
--Parwan - Sorkh Parsa, Salang. Kuklami Valley.
--Kapisa - Nejrab District, Jamal Agha area.
--Konduz - Imam Sahib and Qala-i-Zal districts.
--Panjshir - Rokha and Onaba areas
--Nangarhar - Kama District
--Other provinces - Wardak, Logar, Laghman.
|Oxus, Pech, Panjsher, Kunar||24-Jun-07||3-Jul-07||10||113||4,000||0||Heavy rain||1||62,340||5.8||"floods
after unseasonal downpours" damage to homes, agricultural land, roads,
wells and livestock.
Konar (Kunar) - 6 dead in Chapa Dara and Manogi districts. 2,000 homeless. 2,500 rescued by military aircraft from floods.
Kabul - 14 dead
Parwan - 5 dead in Sorkh Parsa District. 50 houses and 5,000 acres crops washed away.
Kapisa - 3 dead in Nejrab District.
Konduz - Oxus river floods thousdands acres land.
Panjshir - 30 dead.
|103||UK||Northern England - Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Worcestershire, South Yorkshire, Gloucestershire and Shropshire. towns: Hull, Sheffield, Doncaster, East Riding, Wakefield, Rotherham, Nottinghamshire, Barnsley, Leeds, Lichfield, Wyre Forest, Omagh, Ryedale, Norfolk, Earby, North Gloucs, Dinnington, Darfield, Rotherham, Grantham, Calderdale, Horncastle, Corwen, Pershore, Treeton, Whiston, Tenbury Wells, Louth, Wainfleet, Lincoln, Treeton, Catcliffe and Whiston, Humberside.||Waring, Dearne, Don, Sheaf, Rother, Lud, Corve, Teme||25-Jun-07||3-Jul-07||9||6||30,000||see notes||Heavy rain||1.5||27,720||5.6||"some
parts of Britain had an entire month's worth of rain just in a few
"wettest June in Britain since 1873"
1.5 billion pounds (2.2 billion euros) in damages.
More than 1,000 buildings flooded. More than 3,500 rescued from floods.
27,000 homes and 5,000 businesses were affected by floods. 30,000 homeless.
Hundreds stranded in Sheffield.
Ulley Dam threatens to collapse in Rotherham.
|104||Solomon Islands||Aola area of East Central Guadalcanal - Tupa||Mbokokimbo and Monga rivers||24-Jun-07||28-Jun-07||5||0||3,000||0||Heavy rain||1||260||3.1||Two rivers
burst banks. 3,000 forced to flee to higher ground. crops destroyed. 80
villages affected. Floods up to 10m deep.
"worst floods in the region for 20 years"
province - Turbat, Sibi, Kech, Jal Magsi , Gawador and Ormara. Pasni, Bela,
Mara. Bolan. Dasht. Naal, Khuzdar, Awaran, Kharan, Khurdar. Noshki,
Jaffarabad, Naseerabad and Dera Allah Yar. Lasbella. Nal.
--Sindh Province - Jacobabad and Qambar. Thatta and Badin districts - Keti Bandar, Shah Bandar, Jati, Larkhana. Shahdad Kot district. Talhar. Kamber-Shahdadkot. Dadu area. Qubo Saeed Khan, Dhori Minor, Ghabi Dero, Warah, Nasirabad.
|Kech, Naal, Hangul. Kirthar canal. Mula and Nari||26-Jun-07||20-Jul-07||25||280||400,000||0||Tropical cyclone||1||115,800||6.5||Heavy rains
in wake of Cyclone Yemyin on June 26. 1.65 million people affected by
flooding. 300,000 to 400,000 houses destroyed.
Baluchistan Province - 160 dead. 250,000 homeless. 5,000 villages affected. Most of Gwadar city evacuated. Bridges destroyed and damage to main coastal highway. Mirani Dam causes flash floods in Dasht. Kishingi, Bhag and Garani dams also broke apart.
Sindh Province - 120 dead. 107,400 homeless. 1,400 villages affected. 460 villages inundated in Kamber-Shahdadkot district. 37,000 cattle dead.
July 17 - 500 villages inundated in Dadu, Sindh. 14 dead. 50,000 houses destroyed. 200,000 homeless.
|106||USA||Texas - counties: Williamson, Lampasas, Burnet, Parker. Marble
Falls area, Georgetown, Lake Granbury area, Granite Shoals, Eastland, Wichita
Falls. Hico. Lake Jacksonville area. Rosharon, Liberty.
--Oklahoma - Miami, Shawnee, Tecumseh, Maud, Oklahoma City, Waurika, Bartlesville and Dewey, Miami and Commerce, Davenport. Counties: Pottawatomie, Love, Lincoln.
--Kansas - Coffeyville, Osawatomie. counties: Allen, Labette, Montgomery, Neosho, Wilson and Woodson.
--Missouri - counties: Bates, Vernon. Papinville, Rockville.
|Texas - San Gabriel, Brazos, Wichita, Trinity, Guadalupe,
Sabine, Nueces, Colorado. Creeks: Robinson, Whitman's Branch, Seco.
Oklahoma - Caney, Neosho. Cow creek, Red River, Deep Fork.
Kansas - Verdigris, Marais des Cygnes. Pottawatomie Creek
Missouri - Marmaton, Osage and Marais des Cygnes
|26-Jun-07||23-Jul-07||28||8||5,000||0||Heavy rain||1.5||507,800||7.3||More than 40
days of storms in Texas (combined with event DFO-095)
Texas - up to 18 inches of rain on Central Texas overnight. 2 bridges washed out in Marble Falls area. 600 homes evacuated in Wichita Falls. 1,000 homes damaged or destroyed in Texas by flooding since late May.
Oklahoma - 70-year-old record broken in Oklahoma City. 2,500 to 3,000 people displaced in Bartlesville and Dewey. "more than $4.3 million in damage to public infrastructure" Neosho River at 51 year high levels in Miami, Oklahoma - 600 homes and businesses damaged.
Kansas - floods and crude oil spill in Coffeyville on the Verdigris River. 1,000 displaced.
July 6 - Texas - "....five major river basins -- the Nueces, Colorado, Brazos, Trinity and Red -- all at flood stage for the first time since 1957"
July 20 - Trinity and Brazos rivers still causing flooding.
|107||Australia||Victoria - Gippsland - Bairnsdale, Stratford, Briagolong. Traralgon, Lakes Entrance, Nicholson, Mount Macedon, Boisdale, Newry, Lake Glenmaggie, Cowwarr, Maffra, Paynesville and Raymond Island. Paradise Beach, Golden Beach, Burrabogie Island||Mitchell, Avon, Latrobe, Thomson, Nicholson, Macalister. Creeks: Traralgon, Swifts, Stringers||27-Jun-07||4-Jul-07||8||1||300||60,000,000||Heavy rain||1.5||40,950||5.7||"floods
are the worst Victoria has seen in 37 years" Numerous roads cut by
floodwaters stranding residents and motorists.
Flooding on the Macalister River "one-in-105-year event"
Civic infrastructure damage alone could top $40 million
|108||Iran||Esfahan province - Kashan city, Qohrud, Jarinan.||0||27-Jun-07||29-Jun-07||3||12||0||22,000,000||Brief torrential rain||1.5||11,600||4.7||Flash floods
in Kashan city kills 6. Flash floods "unprecedented in the area for more
than 50 years"
22m dollars in damage to infrastructure, farmland and public utilities
|109||LS-2007-000098-PAK||Pakistan||North West Frontier Province - Khyber Agency tribal region - Landi Kotal, Jamrud, Peshawar area. Tukhtabad, Chrasadda. Kohistan. Dir Valley(Dirbala): Nashnamal Jabi, Banaya Kahu, Gar Kohi and Jaba.||Shah Alam, Naguman and Swat. Jamrud. Kabul||28-Jun-07||22-Jul-07||25||130||2,000||0||Heavy rain||1||29,410||5.9||Heavy rains
cause flash floods than wash away houses, bridges and buildings.
July 8 - flash floods and landslides kill 23 in Kohistan area.
July 15 - most NWFP rivers still in high flood.
July 20 - flash floods in Upper Dir District kill 80. Several villages destroyed.
|110||Vietnam||Quang Ninh - Halong Bay area||0||30-Jun-07||2-Jul-07||3||3||0||0||Heavy rain||1||4,850||4.2||Rainfall in some areas of Quang Ninh reached 260mm.||107.17||21.24|
|111||FL-2007-000096-IND||India||Orissa - Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Keonjhar, and Mayurbhanj
districts. Jagatsinghpur, Naugaon, Balikuda.
--Chhattisgarh - Raipur, Bilaspur, Mahasamund and Durg districts. Raipur and Bastar divisions.
|Mahanadi and tributaries. Devi. Kharasrota, Baitarani, Brahmani, Budhabalanga, Subarnarekha and Jalaka||30-Jun-07||13-Jul-07||14||29||50,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1||240,000||6.5||Over 1,550
dead since June in India's monsoon season - (includes events 124, 121, 115,
113, 112, 111, 100, 97)
Orissa - 21 dead. 50,000 homeless. 3,000 hectares crops destroyed. 600,000 people marooned in coastal Balasore district, 400 villages flooded. 1.5 million people in 2,000 villages affected by flooding. 80,000 hectares farmland affected.
Chhattisgarh - 8 dead. 50,000 people marooned in Raipur and Bastar divisions.
|112||India||Maharashtra - Amrawati District. Mumbai area. Konkan region. Pune||Chandrabhaga, Pedhi, Purna, Bhuleshwar rivers||1-Jul-07||6-Jul-07||6||62||10,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1||106,600||5.8||Amravati
district - 23 dead. 9 missing. Over 200 villages are completely submerged in
worst floods in 50 years. 5,000 evacuated. 13,000 hectares farmland
385 deaths in Maharashtra state this monsoon season (includes event 2007-100)
|113||India||Gujarat - Saurashtra region: Bhavnagar, Surendranagar, Rajkot,
Jamnagar, Junagadh, Amreli. south Gujarat: Bharuch, Narmada and Surat.
Junagarh. Patan, Mehsana, Gandhinagar, Sabarkantha. Kutch region. Ahmedabad,
Vadodara, Panchmahal, Anand. Dascroi and Dholka. Valsad and Kheda
--Rajasthan - districts: Jodhpur, Pali, Barmer, Jalore, Jhalawar. Bilara, Luni and Jodhpur. Pichyak.
--Madhya Pradesh - Hoshangabad, Harda, Rajgarh, Khandwa, Betul, Indore and Jhabua
|Gujarat - Poorna, Narmada, Mahi and Sabarmati Rivers.
Rajasthan - Luni, Gadhahed
Madhya Pradesh - Kalisindh, Denva
2,219 dead since June in India's monsoon season - (includes events 124, 121,
115, 113, 112, 111, 100, 97)
Gujarat - 163 dead. 30,000 evacuated. Widespread flooding in Saurashtra and the south of the state. 11,000 evacauated from Ahmedabad city.
Rajasthan - 22 dead. 20,000 people evacuated. Breach in Jaswant Sagar Dam in Jodhpur district.
Madhya Pradesh - 40 dead.
|114||Colombia||Cordoba - Cotorro, Lorica and San Pelayo. Atrato Chocoano. La
Mojana (Majagual, Guaranda). Meta. Guaviare. Palo de Agua.
Sucre department - San Benito Abad, Caimito, San Marco.
Bolivar department - Achi and San Jacinto del Cauca. municipalities of Chima, Cienaga de Oro, Lorica, Momil, Monteria, Purisima, San Bernardo del Viento, San Pelayo, Tierralta and Valencia
|Sinu, San Jorge||27-Jun-07||10-Sep-07||76||43||700,000||0||Heavy rain||1||69,990||6.7||This years
rainy season in Colombia - 58 dead. 14 missing. 580,277 affected by floods
and landslides. 529 houses destroyed. (includes events 2007-72 and
June 27 - Sinu river overflows.
August 19 - 100,000 displaced in urban areas due to renewed flooding on Sinu and San Jorge rivers
|115||FL-2007-000096-IND||India||West Bengal - Kolkata (Calcutta). districts: East and West
Midnapore, Sabang. North and South 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hoogly, Bankura,
Burdwan, Purulia, Darjeeling. Ghatal, Sabang, Pingla, Datan and Jhargram.
Cooch Behar. Malda. Mathabhanga. Darjeeling.
--Jharkhand - Jamshedpur and Chatra districts
--Bihar - Darbhanga, Samastipur, Khagaria, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi, Katihar, Begusarai, Patna, Bhagalpur, Motihari. Madhubani, Saharsa, Supaul, Sheohar, East and West Champaran, Gopalganj, Gaya, Madhepura, Nalanda, Vaishali. Bagaha.
--Uttar Pradesh - Gorakhpur, Barabanki, Khushinagar, Hamirpur, Jhansi, Mahoba, Banda, Chitrakoot, Orai and Lalitpur. Maharajganj, Barabanki, Lakhimpur Kheri, Siddharthnagar, Faizabad, Ballia, Bahraich, Balrampur and Gonda. Shravasti, Siddharth Nagar, Baharaich. Mirzapur, Varanasi and Ghazipur
Damodar, Subarnarekha and Kelaghai. Jarua
Punpoon, Rato, Mahananda.
Bagmati, Kamala Balan, Koshi, Kankai, Adhwara group of rivers, Ganga and Punpun.
West Bengal - Teesta, Tons, Mansi. Mansai, Leesh. Hugli
Bihar - Gandak, Bagmati and Kosi. Ganga, the Gandak, the Koshi and the Kamala Balan. Burhi Gandak, Kareh. Bagmati, Mahananda and Kosi. Adhwara. Bhutahi Balan.
Uttar Pradesh - Rapti, Burhi Rapti, Rohin and Ghaghra. Rohini, Saryu, Badi Gandak Canal. Kuano, Kunhra, Ganga, Rapriti, Kuano.
|3-Jul-07||22-Sep-07||82||958||3,000,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1.5||483,900||7.8||Over 2,219
dead since June in India's monsoon season - (includes events 124, 121, 115,
113, 112, 111, 100, 97)
West Bengal - 83 dead. A million people marooned in 3,000 villages in coastal areas of the state. 700,000 people affected by floods. 9,316 villages hit by floods.
Kolkata - 300 mm rainfall since July 2. 30,000 homeless.
Flooding continues in West Bengal in DFO event 2007-188.
Jharkhand - 6 dead.
Bihar - 664 dead. 16 of 38 districts in the state under water - 3,614 villages affected. 630,000 hectares crops destroyed. 2.8 million displaced. 10.8 million marooned. Worst flooding in 30 years.
Uttar Pradesh - 205 dead. 1,400 villages inundated in 11 districts. 200,000 evacuated. 2 million affected. Thousands acres crops submerged. Worst flooding in 24 years in Gonda district.
|116||FL-2007-000093-SDN||Sudan||White Nile State - Rabak. Kosti, El Obeid
--Khartoum state - Khartoum area. Um Dhawban, Omdurman
--Nile River State - Al-Damir, Mograt Island
--Blue Nile State - Damazine
--Upper Nile State - Renk, Fashoda
--Red Sea State - Dolobiaya area
--North Kordofan State - Wad al-Buga dam area
--Sennar (Sinnar) State. Kassala area, Shayib, Ud al-Fadil and Wad al-Abyad. Tamis.
--Al-Jazirah State - Al-Kholab, Talib, and Guz Muhammad Nur
--Manyo County - Wadokana
--Port Sudan State - Tokar
--Jonglei State - Bor.
--other states: Gezira, Sinnar, Kassala, North State, Gedaref, Unity, Northern Bahr El Ghazal, Lakes, Warrap.
|White and Blue Nile, Gash and seasonal rivers. Khor Baraka. Adbara||3-Jul-07||8-Oct-07||98||150||200,000||300,000,000||Heavy rain||1||1,591,000||8.2||150 dead.
200,000 homeless. 40,000 families homeless in northern Sudan. 365,000 people
affected by flooding across 16 of Sudan's 26 states. 73,839 houses have been
damaged or destroyed. 50,000 hectares crops ruined.
"worst flooding to have hit the country since 1988"
Flash floods displace 2,500 in Rabak. Hundreds houses destroyed.
4,680 homes in Khartoum destroyed.
Many houses destroyed in Sennar.
Hundreds of families stranded in Kassala area from flooding of River Gash
Khartoum state - 13,000 families affected by flooding.
Upper Nile State - 1,500 houses destroyed in Renk. 5,000 people affected by floods in Fashoda County.
North Kordofan State - Wad al-Buga dam at Khor-Bagara collapses.
Southern Sudan - 6 dead. 10,000 families displaced. Thousands of cattle dead in Upper Nile, Unity and Jonglei states.
August 9 - Blue Nile at Khartoum more than a meter higher than 1988 levels
August 25 - 30,000 homes destroyed and 150,000 homeless in eastern Sudan
September 4 - 20,000 houses destroyed in Kosti city.
September 24 - Bor town in Jonglei state flooded. 8,000 houses and 62,000 people affected. Southern Kordofan - 15,000 homes destroyed or damaged. 30,000 homeless.
|117||FL-2007-000094-JPN||Japan||Kyushu and Shikoku areas - prefectures: Kumamoto, Ehime. Towns: Misato, Misatomachi, Matsuyama||0||4-Jul-07||12-Jul-07||9||2||10,000||0||Heavy rain||1||2,670||4.4||Several days of heavy rain cause floods and landslides. 10,000 evacuated, 30 houses destroyed and 500 houses flooded in Kumamoto prefecture||130.73||32.86|
|118||Burma||Arakan.Yangon (Rangoon) area. Ayeyarwaddy, Bago and Tanintharyi Divisions||0||6-Jul-07||1-Aug-07||27||0||3,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1||119,100||6.5||Thousands homeless. No deaths reported.||95.32||18.52|
|119||Ethiopia||Omo region - Gamogofa zone, Wodayita zone, Humbo district.||Wotio River||6-Jul-07||11-Jul-07||6||0||5,800||0||Heavy rain||1||19,510||5.1||Wotio River burst its banks and leaves 5,800 people stranded. No deaths reported.||37.12||5.45|
|120||New Zealand||Far North District - Kaeo district - Pawarenga, Horeke, Mitimiti, Kaeo, Mangamuka and Rahiri. Kaitaia. Kaipara area. Tangiteroria/Kirikopuni area.||Northern Wairoa and Mangakahia Rivers||10-Jul-07||13-Jul-07||4||0||600||25,000,000||Heavy rain||1.5||13,660||4.9||"The
flood is considered a one in 100 year event with 254mm of rain fallen in the
Kaeo district alone. "
Record high levels on Mangakahia River, a meter higher than during Cyclone Bola.
70 homes uninhabitable. No deaths reported.
|121||India||Assam State - Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Cachar, Karimganj, Hailakandi,
Darrang, Morigaon, Sonitpur and Barpeta. Nalbari, Kamrup and Dibrugarh.
Jorhat. Kamrup, Morigaon. Kaziranga National Park. Dhubri, Barpeta, Baksa.
Sonari. Guwahati. Barak Valley. Guwahati. Karbi Anglong. Jagiroad, Howraghat, Dergaon, Cachar, Majuli Island.
--Arunachal Pradesh - Lakhimpur, Chamuah Gaon, Nowboicha, Bharaluwa Gaon
--Meghalaya State - West Garo Hills district - Tura area. Rishipara area
--Manipur State - Thoubal, Bishnupur. Imphal.
|Bramaputra tributaries: Kumotia, Barak, Singra, Buridihing,
Subansiri, Dessang, Dhansiri, Puthimari and Beki. Kuchiara, Neamatighat,
Burhidihing, Dekhow, Dhansiri-North, Jiabharali, Puthimari, Kushiara.
Katakhal, Kuchiara, Buridihing, Subansiri, Disang, Dhansiri, Kopili,
Puthimary and Jiabharali. Dikrong, Ranganadi and Subansiri
Barak and tributaries - Rukni, Sanai, Ziri, Chiri, Haray, Madhura, Ghagra, Jatinga, Katakhal and Dhaleswar. Darika, Dekhow
--Meghalaya - Ganol
--Manipur - Iril, Imphal, Thoubal and Nambul
|12-Jul-07||10-Oct-07||91||96||11,100,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1||103,600||7.0||Over 2,219
dead since June in India's monsoon season - (includes events 124, 121, 115,
113, 112, 111, 100, 97)
Assam - 100 dead since July. 11 million displaced in 25 of Assam's 27 districts. 1.1 million hectares inudated. 9,291 houses washed away.
Dhemaji - 160 villages villages inundated and 40,000 evacuated after breaches in two embankments on river Kumotia.
September 7-16 - second wave of flooding in Assam. 11.2 million displaced. 10,200 villages flooded.
September 25 - third wave of flooding in Karimganj. 270,000 homeless. 29,105 hectares flooded. 453 villages submerged. Sivasagar district - 370 villages submerged. 20,000 hectares crops flooded.
Meghalaya - 9 dead.
Manipur - 16,538 hectares crops inundated. 54,607 households affected by flooding.
|122||Japan||Kyushu - Kagoshima, Osumi peninsula, Fukuoka.
Shikoku - Tokushima
|0||13-Jul-07||16-Jul-07||4||5||40,000||0||Tropical cyclone||1||37,730||5.2||Heavy rains
from Typhoon Man-yi kill 4 and flood 1500 homes. Worst storm to hit the
archipelago in July since records began in 1951.
Kagoshima - 5,683 people evacuated.
|123||Afghanistan||Ghor Province - Lalo Sar Jangal district||0||15-Jul-07||17-Jul-07||3||9||0||0||Heavy rain||1||4,110||4.1||Flash floods kill 9 and destroy over 500 houses. Over 1,000 acres farmland washed away. 800 cattle killed. 18 bridges destroyed.||66.13||34.53|
|124||India||Kerala - Kannur, Kasargod, Kozhikode and Mallapuram. districts: Kozhikode, Kannur, Malappuram, Wayanad, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Trissur, Idukki, Ernakulam||0||16-Jul-07||20-Jul-07||5||44||35,000||see notes||Monsoonal rain||1||24,120||5.1||Over 2,219
dead since June in India's monsoon season - (includes events 124, 121, 115,
113, 112, 111, 100, 97)
Kerala - 44 dead. 7 missing. 35,000 people in nearly 500 relief camps. Losses of Rs.4 billion.
|125||FL-2007-000112-CHN||China||Xinjiang Uygur Region - Urumqi. Kanas, Burqin County. Luntai county. Changji Hui. Bayingolin. Ruoqiang. Huocheng. Hami Prefecture||0||14-Jul-07||3-Aug-07||21||29||38,500||80,000,000||Heavy rain||1||812,700||7.2||Rainstorms
cause floods and landslides. 29 dead in July. 38,500 evacuated. 250,000
affected. 23,000 houses destroyed. 12,000 hectares crops damaged.
Urumqi - Record rainfall of 63.2mm
Hami Prefecture - worst flood in 150 years. 100,000 affected. 20,000 houses and 6,000 hectares crops destroyed.
Changji - 11 dead.
|126||China||Shandong Province - Jinan, Qingdao, Yantai and Zibo||0||18-Jul-07||22-Jul-07||5||40||112,600||see notes||Heavy rain||1||96,490||5.7||Strongest rainfall in Shandong this year. Jinan city received 18 cm of rain in three hours - worst rainstorm since 1916. 40 dead. 9 missing. 5,718 houses flooded. 1.5 billion yuan damages||119.23||36.68|
|127||China||Yunnan Province - Tengchong, Pu'er and Dehong, Yingjiang. Lincang city. Fuyuan County. Yun County. Yuanjiang||0||18-Jul-07||13-Aug-07||27||170||10,000||40,000,000||Heavy rain||1||165,100||6.6||Floods and
landslides triggered by rainstorms.
Landslide at Xiaojiangping Dam in Tengchong.
6,537 evacuated. 4,000 houses destroyed. 15,560 hectares affected. 386,000 people affected. 40 million U.S. dollars damages.
August 3 - 20 dead in landslides and floods in Fuyuan County.
|128||FL-2007-000106-IDN||Indonesia||Central Sulawesi - districts: Morowali, Banggai, Parigi-Moutong, Tolitoli, Tojo-Unauna (Touna), and Poso. Bungku Utara, Petasia, Soyo Jaya and Mamosalato. Batu Bare and Tomboyali. Uweruru, Bobal. Baturube. Sidangsari in Toli.||Solato||17-Jul-07||30-Jul-07||14||107||20,000||0||Heavy rain||1||4,600||4.8||A week of
rain causes floods and mudslides. 25 villages inundated. 7 bridges destroyed.
Water up to 3 meters deep. 45,000 people affected by floods.
Morowali district - Mamosalato, Joyo Jaya and Bungu Utara: 72 dead. 17 missing. 20,000 evacuated.
Tolitoli district - 1,000 houses inundated.
|129||Bangladesh||India||Bangladesh - districts: Bandarban Hill, Feni, Comilla.
Sirajganj, Aricha, Goalundo and Bhagyakul. Rangpur region. Dhaka area.
Khagrachari. Manikganj, Munshiganj, Gaibandha, Faridpur, Rajbari, Madaripur,
Shariatpur and Dohar. Manikganj, Sylhet. Netrakona, Sunamganj, Sherpur,
Bogra, Bhola, Kurigram, Narail, Jamalpur, Magura, Goalanda, Tangail.
Rajshahi. Panchagarh. Mizoram.
--India - Tripura - Udaipur, Amarpur and Sonamura. Agartala.
|Brahmaputra-Jamuna and Ganges-Padma tributaries:
Bahulia, Sangu, Muhuri, Surma, Someswari, Gumti, Debiddar, Jamura, Ghagot, Gomti, Dharla and the Teesta. Kushiara and Meghna. Gomoti, Kaliganga, Dhaleswari, Kangsa, Turag, Surma, Lakhya, Manu, Meghna.
|21-Jul-07||15-Oct-07||87||1071||5,000,000||392,000,000||Monsoonal rain||1||150,900||7.1||Bangladesh -
Monsoon flooding - 1,071 dead since late July. US$392 million damages as of
October 10. 88 million dollars agricultural damages on 819,985 acres of land
in 56 districts. 5 million displaced in 24 districts. Much of capital city
Dhaka inundated. Millions marooned throughout the country. 840,715 houses
September 9 - As floods were receding a renewed surge of flooding hits Bangladesh, Brahmaputra and Ganges burst banks.
September 17 - more than 2.5 million marooned or displaced in renewed flooding. 800,000 hectares inundated.
October 15 - floodwaters receding.
Tripura - thousands of families displaced.
|130||FL-2007-000111-GBR||UK||counties: Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, Lincolnshire. Towns: Oxford, Osney, Gloucester, Worcester, Evesham, Tewkesbury, Upton-upon-Severn, Abingdon, Witney, Buckingham, Stratford, Sandhurst.||Thames, Severn, Avon, Ock, Ouse, Evenlode, Windrush, Wye.||21-Jul-07||30-Jul-07||10||7||2,100||6,500,000,000||Heavy rain||1.5||24,650||5.6||Thousands
stranded by floods in central and western England after four days heavy rain.
Worst flooding in 60 years. 340,000 people and 10,000 homes and businesses
affected by flooding. Wettest May through July in England and Wales since
records began in 1766. $6.5 billion in insurance damages.
"This emergency is far from over and further flooding is extremely likely" "Some rivers are already 20ft above normal levels"
Thousands trapped in their homes. People airlifted in one of RAF's biggest peacetime operations.
130,000 homes flooded.
Tewkesbury and Upton on Severn - towns cut off by floodwaters.
Oxford - 1,500 evacuated. Thames 4 inches above 1947 flood level.
|131||FL-2007-000108-TJK||Tajikistan||Asht District - Oshoba, Oilmo||0||22-Jul-07||23-Jul-07||2||11||0||0||Heavy rain||1||2,110||3.6||25 houses destroyed in 2 villages. 11 dead. 10 missing. Road and bridge damages.||70.44||40.75|
|132||Indonesia||Aceh Province - districts: Aceh Singkil (Simpang Kiri, Sultan Daulat ), South Aceh (Meukek, Sawang, Samadua, Tapaktuan and North Kluet), and Southwest Aceh (Kuala Batee)||Sibelagen and Surkea, Kluet and Meukek, Krueng Baro and Krueng Babahrot||22-Jul-07||25-Jul-07||4||0||500||0||Heavy rain||1||7,800||4.5||South Aceh -
hundreds of houses inundated up to 1 meter deep
Southwest Aceh - hundreds of houses inundated
|133||Haiti||Port-au-Prince area||0||23-Jul-07||24-Jul-07||2||4||300||0||Heavy rain||1||44||1.9||300 families affected by flooding. Dozens of homes ruined||-72.29||18.55|
|134||FL-2007-000106-IDN||Indonesia||South Sulawesi - Sole, Pelapa and Larongtong of Luwu regency. Larompong and Suli subdistricts.||0||25-Jul-07||2-Aug-07||9||15||2,000||see notes||Heavy rain||1||2,400||4.3||Thousands of
houses submerged in more than 30 villages. 300 houses destroyed. 15,761
hectares crops damaged.
"Temporary estimates put losses at billions of rupiahs,"
|135||FF-2007-000114-RUS||Russia||Amur Region - Zeya and Tynda districts - towns: Zeya, Ovsyanka, Alexandrovka, Algach, Zarechnaya Sloboda, Bomnak||Zeya, Tynda, Urkan||17-Jul-07||10-Aug-07||25||0||500||see notes||Dam/Levy, break or release||1||20,810||5.7||Heavy rain
from July 7 to 25. Discharge from Zeyskoye Reservoir floods and/or isloates
several villages. 40 houses destroyed. Damage estimate at CHF
"Inspectors have not discovered reasons for the critical growth of the level in the Zeya hydropower plant's dam lake"
August 8 - water level in Zeya reservioir falling, 50 houses still inundated.
No deaths reported.
|136||FF-2007-000117-NPL||Nepal||Southern Nepal: Mahottari district - Jaleswor area. Birgunj.
--Terai districts - Banke, Bardiya, Kailali, Udayapur, Bajhang, Dang, Okhaldhunga, Sunsari, Saptari, Chitwan, Surkhet, Dhanusha, Ramechhap, Morang, Makawanpur. Towns: Nepalgunj, Narayanpur, Kohalpur.
--Jhapa district - Mahabhara, Rajgadh
--Sunsari district - Narsingh
--Nawalparasi district - Sanani
--Kaski district - Pokhara, Sagarnkot
--other districts: Sindhuli, Dang, Dhanusha, Gulmi, Solukhumbu. Janakpur area. Sarlahi, Rautahat, Siraha, Baglung, Bajura, Kailali, Baitadi, Darchula, Rupandehi. Hetauda Municipality. Rautahat. Saptari. Rajbiraj Municipality.
|Ratu and Bigahi rivers. Sunkoshi. Kamala and Kankai. Koshi. Rapti and Duduwa. Baniyani, Gwar, Gurje, Ram-khanda, Rewa Khola, Bhuteni. Ghangra and Birang. Tinau. Dhansar. Seti. Khando||23-Jul-07||2-Oct-07||72||185||86,000||2,400,000||Monsoonal rain||1||56,920||6.6||Monsoon
season flooding and landslides. 185 dead in floods and landslides this
monsoon season (includes event 2007-092). 86,000 people homeless. 67,917
families displaced. 467,742 people in 47 of 75 districts in Nepal affected by
flooding. 100,000 hectares crops inundated.
Mahottari district - More than 2 dozen villages inundated. 2.4 million U.S. dollars agricultural damages.
Eastern Terai districts - hundreds villages flooded. 16,000 families affected.
Nepalgunj town center submerged, 2,000 displaced.
Janakpur district - Three dozen villages sumberged.
September 3 - Worst flooding on Tinau river since 1981 in Rupandehi
September 13 - 3,000 families homeless in floods in Saptari District.
|137||South Africa||Cape Town - Cape Flats area. Heideveld, parts of Gugulethu and Athlone. Philippi, Klipfontein, Nyanga, Khayelitsha Site B, Crossroads, Lwandle in Strand and Doornbach in Milnerton. Overberg. Matzikama, Swartland area, Rustof||Vygieskraal Canal. Eerste River.||27-Jul-07||2-Aug-07||7||0||38,000||0||Heavy rain||1||20,100||5.1||Four major
storms hit Cape Town area. 38,000 displaced from informal settlements in low
lying areas around Cape Town. No deaths reported.
"About 25 percent of the city's 226 informal settlements were affected by the recent flooding"
|138||Burkina Faso||Bama region||0||28-Jul-07||1-Aug-07||5||0||2,000||0||Heavy rain||1||2,435||4.1||Worst rains in Bama region in 16 years. 165 mm of rain in 24 hours. 2,000 homeless. Hundreds houses collapsed. No deaths reported.||-4.39||11.45|
|139||FL-2007-000145-ETH||Ethiopia||Amhara, Tigray, Southern Nation and Nationalities People Regional state (SNNPR), Gambella, Afar regions||tributaries of the Baro and Gilo Rivers. Blue Nile and Lake Tana catchments. Awash valley.||29-Jul-07||5-Oct-07||69||17||42,000||0||Heavy rain||1||714,200||7.7||Heavy rains
on July 29 cause flash floods in Gambela region - 1 dead. 11,886 displaced.
August 28 - 36,000 displaced. Over 100,000 people affected by flooding. Water Levels in Lake Tana area continue to rise.
September 14 - 17 dead. 42,000 displaced. 183,000 affected. 34,000 hectares of land damaged. 4,000 head livestock drowned.
|140||Canada||Newfoundland - Avalon Peninsula - Ship Harbour, Placentia, Dunnville, Cupids, Bryant's Cove, Bay Roberts, Butlerville, Shearstown and South River.||0||1-Aug-07||3-Aug-07||3||0||0||0||Heavy rain||1.5||617||3.4||Post-tropical storm Chantal dumps up to 180mm rain on eastern Newfoundland. Homes flooded, roads washed out, bridge destroyed, communities isolated. Worst flooding in over 26 years in Placentia. No deaths reported.||-53.98||47.16|
|Nigeria||Lagos area - Ikorodu, Kosofe
Ogun state - Abeokuta
|Ogun River||1-Aug-07||15-Aug-07||15||6||5,000||0||Heavy rain||1||5,270||4.9||Ogun river flooding displaces more than 1,000 in Abeokuta and leaves more than 4,000 homeless in Lagos.||3.30||6.96|
|142||FL-2007-000122-VNM||Vietnam||provinces: Dak Lak (Cu M'ga and Krong Nang), Lam Dong, Ha Tinh (Huong Khe, Vu Quang), Nghe An, Gia Lai, Phu Yen, Dak Nong and Quang Binh (Chau Hoa, Van Hoa)||0||3-Aug-07||17-Aug-07||15||74||10,000||57,000,000||Tropical cyclone||1.5||98,230||6.3||Tropical
storm causes floods and landslides. 24 inches rain. 74 dead. 9 missing.
55,000 houses inundated. 65,700 hectares crops inundated.
Dak Lak - 20 dead. 24 inches rain in 4 days. 5,000 displaced
Lam Dong - 5 dead. 180 houses inundated.
Ha Tinh - 29 dead. $28 million damages. 30,000 households marooned by floods. 130,000 affected.
Quang Binh - 15 dead. 240,000 affected. $29 million damages
Worst flooding since 1944 in Dak Lak, Lam Dong, Gia Lai, Dak Nong, Ha Tinh and Quang Binh.
|143||India||Orissa - Cuttack, Puri, Khordha, Jajpur and Jagatsinghpur districts. Rayagada. Balasore - Bhograi, Baliapal, Basta, Jaleswar and Sadar areas. Mayurbhanj, Rourkela, Rajgangpur, Sambalpur||Bansadhara, Subarnarekha and Jalaka, Kharasrota and Brahmani. Genguti and Birupa||3-Aug-07||27-Aug-07||25||15||20,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1||15,360||5.6||500,000
affected by floods in Orissa's coastal districts
Cuttack town - 10,000 evacuated. 50,000 trapped in flooded homes. Town received 437 mm rain in 3 days, a 50 year record.
August 21 - 800 villages inundated in Belasore
|Nigeria||Plateau state - Wase, Langtang, Kanke and Kanam. Gyambar,
Kukawa, Saluwe, Anguwan Gar, Wase Tofa, Zanko, Gandu and Gwaiwan Kogi.
Yarshi, Pilgani. Bakinlong, Karfi and Namarang
--Adamawa State - Yola, Jimeta, Demsa Loko and villages in Numan, Demsa and Lamurde. Song Local government area.
--Borno State - Gwoza, Gadamayo
--Anambra State - Nanka in Orumba-North, Anambra West, Anam.
--Bauchi State - Bauchi
--Yobe State - Ngala, Fika, Fune. Damaturu, Ngelzarma and Ngalda towns. Nguru.
--Niger State -
--Jigawa State -
--Taraba State - Jen, Karim-Lamido
--Cross River State - Calabar
--Ebonyi State - Ikwo
--Yenagoa-Bayelsa - Ekeremor, Sagbama
--Delta - Ndokwa-East, Patani, Bomadia and Burutu
|Wase River. Benue tributaries. Hadejia Jama'are river. Niger river, Enzuji. Kaduna. Cross River.||4-Aug-07||21-Oct-07||79||101||140,000||0||Heavy rain||1||630,100||7.7||Plateau
state - 47 dead. 750 houses washed away. 13 villages swept away. 9,000
Adamawa State - 23 dead in Song Local government area. 500 houses and farmland submerged. 2,000 displaced.
Borno State - 3 dead. Thousands displaced.
Anambra State - 4 dead in Nanka in Orumba-North.
Bauchi State - 24 dead. 108 villages affected. 9,652 people displaced. 13,609 houses destroyed, 5,787 flooded.
Yobe State - 3,000 houses destroyed in Ngala, Fika Local Government Area, 500 families homelss. Over 1,000 houses destroyed in Damaturu, Ngelzarma and Ngalda towns.
Niger State - 6 dead.
October 15 - 60 communities in the Niger Delta submerged in floods in Delta, Edo, Bayelsa and Ondo States. 120,000 displaced.
|145||Bulgaria||Razgrad Region - Tsar-Kaloyan. Rousse region, Montana region. Pazarjik, Bansko||Khlebarovska River||5-Aug-07||8-Aug-07||4||8||0||0||Dam/Levy, break or release||1||13,950||4.7||Heavy rains follow long heatwave. Flash floods from overflowing Ezerche dam in Tsar Kaloyan kill 8. 200 homes damaged, 100 destroyed.||26.58||43.54|
|146||FL-2007-000127-MRT||Mauritania||Hodh El-Gharbi region - Tintane area||0||7-Aug-07||5-Sep-07||30||2||15,820||0||Heavy rain||1||9,500||5.5||2 dead. 25
missing. Major damage. Hundreds stranded in flooded areas in Titane town and
surrounding villages, floods up to 2 meters deep. Northern half of Tintane
town submerged, 30,000 affected by flooding. unidentified number of houses
collapsed. 2,500 displaced families. 81.5 mm of rain in a 24-hour period -
"the most anyone in the area can remember".
September 5 - Tintane is still flooded.
|147||Indonesia||North Maluku Province - South Halmahera District - East Gane (Fida, Batona, Lalubi and Wairoro). Bacan Timur -||0||28-Jul-07||10-Aug-07||14||0||3,000||0||0||1||1,280||4.3||Thousands displaced. 85 houses destroyed, hundreds damaged. 17 villages flooded. Several rivers overflowed. Worst floods in 10 years in Gane Timur. No deaths reported.||128.14||-0.64|
|148||Canada||Quebec - Gaspe region - Riviere-au-Renard, Corte-Réal||Morris River||8-Aug-07||12-Aug-07||5||1||140||0||Heavy rain||1.5||430||3.5||Worst flood
in decades, at least 45 years. 1 dead, 1 missing. Sudden storm dumps 115mm
rain in 12 hours on Gaspe. 3 bridges washed away, 2 damaged. Three rivers
overflow. 20 homes evacuated. .
"This is the third major flood in the region in 10 years"
August 11- much of town of Rivière au Renard still inundated.
|149||Germany||Switz||Austria||Switzerland - central plateau - Jura (Delemont, Riedes), Bern
(Lake Bieler near Biel), Winterthur,
Lake Geneva area (Roche, Vaud). Other cantons: Aargau, Solothurn, Freiburg,
--Germany - Arnsberg, Waldshut-Tiengen, Schleswig-Holstein
|Upper Rhine, Birse, Aar in Aargau||8-Aug-07||12-Aug-07||5||2||100||see notes||Heavy rain||1||30,940||5.2||Unusual
heavy rainfall for this time of the year.
Switzerland - heaviest rainfall in the past 100 years. 1 dead. 100 evacuated. $244 million dollars damages. Record high levels at Lake Bieler near Biel in Bern. Rhine at critical levels in Basel.
Germany - 20 year high levels on Rhine at Baden-Wuerttemberg. 1 dead.
|150||FL-2007-000125-PHL||Phillippines||Southern and central Luzon - metro Manila area, Malabon, Pateros. Quezon City. Bulacan. Antipolo City, Zambales, Baguio City||0||8-Aug-07||13-Aug-07||6||11||12,000||0||Tropical cyclone||1||4,110||4.4||Tropical storms Wutip and Pubak follow a three month dry spell, causing floods and landslides. 130 villages in Metro Manila region under water. Dam overflow in Bulacan. Most of Malabon city inundated.||121.09||14.67|
|151||Australia||Tasmania - Derwent Valley (New Norfolk, Bushy Park). Forth Valley. Huonville and Franklin. Branxholm, Derby,||Forth, Huon, Derwent, Ringaroom, Branxholm, Henty, Gordon, Styx, North Esk.||9-Aug-07||13-Aug-07||5||0||200||0||Heavy rain||1||22,730||5.1||Flooding and
landslides. Major flooding on Forth River. Highest levels on Derwent River
since 1980's. No deaths reported.
"worst flooding for some years"
$5 million damages in town of Forth.
|North Korea||provinces: Kangwon, South Hamgyong, North Hwanghae, South Hwanghae. South Phyongan. low lying areas in Pyongyang: Nangnang, Sadong, Central, Tongdaewon, Taedonggang, Sunan, Hyongjesan, Kangdong, and Kangnam. Yangdok region||Taedong-gang, Imjin||8-Aug-07||25-Aug-07||18||454||170,000||0||Heavy rain||1||29,480||5.7||Heavy rain
from August 7 to 12 - 30 to 67 cm of rain. Worst floods in a decade. 170,000
displaced. nearly 1 million affected. 40,463 houses destroyed, 133,732
submerged, 67,056 badly damaged. Severe damage to infrastructure: 8,000
public buildings and 540 bridges destroyed, railways damaged. 268,000
hectares crops destroyed.
"more than 11 percent of rice and maize fields nationwide had been submerged, buried or washed away" "worst rains to have hit the country in 40 years"
Kangwon - almost 50% of people displaced.
North Hwanghae - 3,400 houses destroyed. 9,100 houses flooded. 13,000 hectares farmland submerged.
South Hamgyong - 8,000 houses destroyed. 9,000 hectares farmland flooded.
|153||India||Gujarat - Saurashtra and Kutch regions - Rajkot, Jamnagar, Junagadh and Porbandar. Veraval||0||8-Aug-07||15-Aug-07||8||12||0||0||Monsoonal rain||1||133,800||6.0||Renewed monsoon flooding. "Worst-hit Junagadh district received 18.5in of rain in 24 hours, submerging several villages under 6ft of water" 400 villages cut off by flooding.||70.93||22.68|
|154||China||Shandong Province - eastern and southern parts||0||9-Aug-07||12-Aug-07||4||26||70,000||0||Heavy rain||1||100,100||5.6||Heavy rain since August 8. 6 dead. 2.43 million people in 12 cities affected. 17,000 houses inundated. More than half the large and medium sized reservoirs overflowing. Damage to bridges and levees. 1,895 kilometres roads flooded.||118.72||36.37|
|155||Pakistan||Sindh - Karachi city. Districts: Thatta, Badin, Dadu, Shahdadkot, Kambar, Jacobabad, Hyderabad, Nawabshah, Tharparkar and Mirpurkhas. Qubo Sayeed Khan.||0||10-Aug-07||13-Aug-07||4||35||0||0||Monsoonal rain||1||190,100||5.9||Violent
storm inundates most of Karachi city. More than 191mm rain in 48 hours. Worst
storm to hit Pakistan since June.
Floods in Sindh cause Rs 20 billion losses.
|156||Papua New Guinea||Huon Peninsula area - Morobe Province - Finschhafen, Bukawa village. Lae. Boana Buang||Busu, Buhemg, Mape, Bumbu.||10-Aug-07||21-Aug-07||12||2||5,000||0||Heavy rain||1||2,710||4.5||Two weeks continuous rain causes floods and landslides. Three major rivers break their banks. 12,000 affected by flooding. Bridges destroyed.||147.32||-6.70|
|157||India||Himachal Pradesh - Mandi, Bilaspur, Kinnaur and Hamirpur, Solan.
Shimla district. Rampur.
--Jammu and Kashmir - Jammu city, Udhampur, Nikki Tawi, lower Satwari. Ramgarh. Akhnoor
--Uttaranchal (Uttarakhand) - Chamoli, Haridwar
|Tawi, Sutlej, Basantar||12-Aug-07||17-Aug-07||6||76||15,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1||191,400||6.1||floods and
Himachal Pradesh - 36 dead. 52 missing.
Jammu and Kashmir - 15,000 evacuated from banks of Tawi river in Jammu city
Uttaranchal (Uttarakhand) - 40 dead
|158||Pakistan||North West Frontier Province - Kohistan district - Rah Nolia, Rano Mera||0||12-Aug-07||14-Aug-07||3||22||0||0||Heavy rain||1||16,540||4.7||Flash floods and landslides in North West Frontier Province near Gilgit. 200 mud houses destroyed.||74.34||35.95|
|Ghana||Burki||Togo||Niger, Ni||Burkina Faso - Kouritenga (Centre); Oubritenga (Plateau
Central); Kadiogo (Centre); Houet (Hauts Bassins); Zandoma, Yatenga, Passore,
Loroum (North); Bam, Namentenga, Sanmatenga (Centre North). Zoundwego (Centre
South). Bama (Tanwogma). Lorum (Banh). Nahouri (Po). Tiebele. Banwa (Solenzo,
--Mali - Mopti (Bandiagara), Kayes, Sikasso, Koulikoro, Gao and Segou. San area. Bamako area. Bla
--Niger - Niamey, Agadez, Maradi, Tahoua, Tillaberi, Zinder and Diffa regions. Iférouane. Dabaga
--Nigeria - Sokoto (Goronyo, Shagari, Tureta, Bodinga, Tambuwal, Yabo, Sokoto South and North, Kebbe). Kiyawa, Gamgam in Shagari. Katsina (Ingawa, Dutsi, Baure, Batagarwa, Bindawa,Daura). Zamfara (Gusau, Sabonfegi, Tullukawa, Gangaren Kwata, Kofar Mari). Niger (Akere, Babanrami).
--Ghana - Upper East, Upper West and Northern Regions - Builsa, Bawku West and Garu Tempane districts. Saboba. Saboba-Chereponi, West and Central Gonja, West Mamprusi, Savelugu-Nanton and Tolon-Kumbungu. Ashanti
--Togo - Savanes region. Kpendjal, Oti, Tône and Tandjouaré
--Ivory Coast - Agboville area. --Benin - Atacora, Donga, Borgou, Alibori. Atlantique, Littoral, Mono, Couffo, Oueme, Plateau. Zou, Collines. --Liberia - Nimba County. Guinea - Dinguiraye, Mamou, Dabola
|Niger River tributaries.
Sokoto and Rima and tributaries.
--Ghana - Oti River, Dwahyen
Black and White Volta Rivers
--Liberia - St John, Cestos
|26-Jul-07||10-Oct-07||77||153||540,000||0||Heavy rain||1.5||1,695,000||8.3||Bukina Faso
- 52 dead. 95,000 displaced. 9,000 homes washed away. Lorum province: 3,000
homeless. two-thirds of houses in village of Banh washed away. Bama county:
165 mm rain on July 28. 5,000 homeless. Worst flooding in Ouagadougou in 54
Mali - Heavy rains since July. 4 dead. Up to 9 inches rain. 17,900 homeless, 30,000 affected.
Niger - 10 dead. 20,000 homeless since July
Nigeria - Niger State - 11 dead. 50,000 homeless. 3000 houses destroyed. Sokoto State - 5,000 displaced.
Ivory Coast - 1,000 homeless in Agboville floods on July 27.
Ghana - 56 dead. 400,000 homeless. 35,000 homes destroyed. 60,000 farms destroyed. Heavy rain August 24-29. Flooding increased by opening of spillway of Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso.
Togo - 23 dead. 66,000 displaced. Heavy rains since end of August. 60,000 cut off by flooding in northern areas. Vast areas of crops destroyed in Savanes region. 29,474 houses, 101 bridges and seven dams destroyed.
Benin - 50 villages destroyed in Couffo area, 43,000 affected.
Guinea - worst flooding in 45 years in Dinguiraye area. 6,000 rescued in canoes. 4,000 hectares crops inundated.
|160||Chad||Mayo Kebbi region. Department Mayo Dallah, Galria Zoutene - Torrock and Tikem. Pala, Goigoudoum.||0||9-Aug-07||15-Aug-07||7||3||3,000||0||Heavy rain||1||23,500||5.2||Heavy rains August 9 cause Lake Lere to overflow flooding dozens of surrounding villages. 165 mm rain. 700 houses destroyed, 5,000 damaged. Thousands of livestock killed||15.11||9.64|
|161||Cambodia||Kampong Thom, Ratanakiri and Preah Vihear.||0||10-Aug-07||24-Aug-07||15||2||19,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1.5||64,580||6.2||Heavy rains from August 6 to 13 cause worst flooding in 20 years. 2 dead. 19,000 evacuated. 19,600 hectares crops destroyed. Damage to bridges and roads. over 1 million USD damages.||105.88||13.28|
|162||FL-2007-000146-MMR||Burma||Irrawaddy Delta area - Athok. Kachin State. Mandalay Division.
heavy monsoon rains from July to mid August. Continuation of Monsoon flooding
in Event 2007-118.
Irrawaddy Delta area - 18 villages under water. 10,000 houses flooded. 40,000 acres of rice paddies were destroyed
Kachin State - 535,429 people affected by flooding.
Ayeyarwady Division - 61,689 people affected by flooding. 3,927 evacuated.
September - renewed flooding along the Irrawaddy.
September 21 - flooding in Rangoon city.
|Uganda||Keny||Kenya - Budalangi region - Busia and Bunyala Districts -
Magombe, Bunyala and Khajula locations. Namanjalala. Hakati, Kongoini,
Khuboyi, Makunda A and Makunda B. Nakuru District - Rongai. Molo District.
Siaya District - Alego Usonga and Ugenya. Kitale East and West
--Uganda - Teso - Katakwi, Amuria, Bukedea, Kumi, Soroti, Kaberamaido. Elgon - Manafwa, Sironko, Bukwo, Kapchorwa, Bududa, Mbale. Lango - Lira, Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Oyam. Acholi - Pader, Kitgum, Gulu, Amuru. West Nile - Adjumani, Arua, Moyo, Nebbi, Yumbe. Karamoja region - Kotido, Kabong, Karena, Abim, Kaabong, Moroto, Nakapiripirit. other districts: Malela, Wera, Abarilela, Asamuk, Acowa, Kumi, Omoro, Aloi. Mukono, Kayunga. Kibaale. Kiboga - Gayaza, Ntwetwe and Nkooko. Kamuli. Mubende, Butorogo, Kitumbi, Bukuya and Kassanda. Mukono and Kayunga. Pallisa. Bugisu and Sebei.
|Kenya - Nzoia, Sabwani, Malakisi, Malaba, Rongai.
Uganda - Kirik, Moroto, Aswa, Ora, Ssezibwa, Dopeth. Muzizi. Nyangoma
|15-Aug-07||31-Oct-07||78||52||520,000||0||Heavy rain||1.5||107,800||7.1||Kenya - 8
dead. 5 missing. Heavy rains in Cherangani and Kaptagat hills. 40,000
displaced in flooding of Nzoia river. "The southern dyke burst at
exactly the same place where it broke last year,"
September 19 - 5,000 homeless from flooding of Nzoia river in Siaya district. 10,000 displaced in Trans-Nzoia District from flooding of River Sabwani.
Uganda - Heaviest floods in eastern Uganda in 35 years. 22 districts affected. 480,000 displaced. Damages in Teso region Shs120 billion.
September 2 - 40,000 displaced in Lira district. 613 homeless in Sironko.
September 8 - 100,000 displaced in Soroti, Amuria, Kumi, and Katakwi.
Septmeber 19 - 29 dead in Karamoja. 18 dead in Teso and Lango.
Septmeber 29 - Floods spread to central regions in Kiboga District
October 19 - 5 dead and 120,000 displaced in Mubende.
October 30 - floodwaters receding.
|164||USA||Texas - counties: Kendall, Taylor, Harris, Bandera. towns:
Abilene, Houston area, San Antonio, Boerne.
--Minnesota - counties: Winona, Houston. Towns: Witoka, Winona, Stockton, Brownsville, St. Charles area, Rushford.
--Oklahoma - counties: Caddo, Blaine, Kingfisher. Towns: Kingfisher. Oklahoma City area, Watonga, Geary
--Wisconsin - counties: Vernon, Crawford, Richland, Grant, La Crosse, Sauk. Towns: Gotham, Gays Mills, Soldiers Grove.
--Missouri - counties: Lawrence, Dade, Polk, Greene. towns: Pleasant Hope
--Ohio - counties: Crawford, Hancock, Wyandot. towns: Findlay, Bucyrus, Carey, Mansfield, Ottawa, Bluffton
--Iowa - counties: Boone, Humboldt, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Webster, Appanoose, Wayne. towns: Fort Dodge, Humboldt, Bentonsport, Keosauqua, Dorchester.
--South Dakota - Hermosa
--Illinois - counties: Kane, Lake. towns: DeKalb, Sycamore, Utica Rochelle
|Texas - Medina
--Minnesota - Whitewater, Mississippi.
--Oklahoma - Cimarron, Canadian, North Canadian, Washita, East Cache Creek
--Wisconsin - Pine, Kickapoo.
--Ohio - Blanchard, Auglaize and Ottawa, Sandusky
--Iowa - Des Moines, English, Iowa, Cedar
--Illinois - Fox, Des Plaines, Kishwaukee. Clark's Run
|16-Aug-07||27-Aug-07||12||26||2,800||0||Heavy rain||1.5||1,217,000||7.3||Heavy rain
from remnants of tropical storm Erin.
Texas - 8 dead. 2,000 houses in Abilene evacuated. 7 inches rain in Houston and San Antonio areas.
Minnesota - 7 dead. Record 15.1 inches rain recorded in Houston County. Bridges houses and buildings washed away. Evacuations in Stockton and Winona. "This is the worst disaster that's hit southeast Minnesota in a lifetime," Over $67 million damages.
Oklahoma - 6 dead. Hundreds homes flooded. 11 inches rain.
Wisconsin - $38 million damages in southwestern counties of Crawford, Grant, La Crosse, Richland and Vernon. 200 homes flooded.
Missouri - 12 inches or more rain in Lawrence and Dade counties
Ohio - 2 dead. 1000 evacuated. Blanchard river 7 feet above flood stage - highest levels since 1913. Over 2,000 evacuated in Findlay. Worst flooding in 30 years in Wyandot county. Between $20 and $30 million damages in Findlay.
Iowa - 14 inches rain since August 17 in Humbolt.
South Dakota - Battle Creek in Hermosa reaches levels not seen since 1972
Ilinois - 600 displaced in DeKalb and Sycamore. 50 year levels on Fox River.
|165||Martinique||Haiti||Mexico||Dominic||Caribbean and Central America
--Martinique - throughout island
--St. Lucia - Castries, northern areas.
--Dominica - throughout island
--Haiti - Southern Department (Torbeck, Chantal, Camp Perrin)
--Dominican Republic -
--Jamaica - Portland, St Mary, St. Thomas, St. Catherine, Clarendon.
--Mexico - Veracruz - Poza Rica. Yucatan - Majahual. Hidalgo - Tulancingo. Puebla State.
--Belize - Corozal District, Orange Walk.
Martinique - 1 dead. Flooding throughout island. Entire banana crop destroyed, 70% sugar cane plantations flooded. Damages $200 million.
St. Lucia - 1 dead. Infrastructure and agriculture damage. Entire banana crop destroyed.
Dominica - 2 dead. Entire banana crop destroyed.
Haiti - 9 dead. 4,000 families homeless
Dominican Republic - 1 dead. 1,580 evacuated.
Jamaica - extensive damage to banana crops in four parishes.
Mexico - 8 dead. storm surge flooding in Cuidad del Carmen, Majahual. Several rivers burst banks in Hidalgo State - 10,000 evacuated.
- Central Luzon, the Cagayan Valley, southern Luzon provinces and the Bicol
region - Metro Manila area, Pasay, Paranaque, Makati, Taguig, Manila,
Malabon, Valenzuela and Quezon. Pampanga. Rizal, Batangas, Laguna and
--Taiwan - Yunlin, Changhua, Kaohsiung and Pingtung counties. Hualien, Taitung, Haocha in Pingtung County
--China - Fujian (Yongfeng county, Hui'an county, Fuzhou, Jiaocheng). Zhejiang (Wenzhou). Hunan (Yongxing, Chenzhou, Zhuzhou) Jiangxi.
|China - Hunan - Xiangjiang and Mishui||17-Aug-07||24-Aug-07||8||42||600,000||0||Tropical cyclone||1.5||460,400||6.7||Philippines
- 3 dead. 380,000 people families affected by flooding. 20 towns in Pampanga
underwater, 5,700 evacuated.
Taiwan - Typhoon Sepat lands on August 18. Heavy rains bring floods on already saturated ground. 1,800 evacuated.
China - Typhoon Sepat lands on August 19. 39 dead. 11 missing. 900,000 evacuated as a precaution along the coast. 313,900 ha of crops flooded. 61,000 houses damaged. $663 million damages. 588,000 evacuated in Hunan province from flooding of Xiangjiang and Mishui rivers. Mishui river at Ganxi 52cm higher levels than previous record of 1982.
|167||Thailand||Phang Nga - Muang, Takua Pa, Khura Buri, Thai Muang and Kapong
Surat Thani - Phanom, Klongsok districts.
|Klong Phang Nga||20-Aug-07||24-Aug-07||5||0||3,000||0||Heavy rain||1.5||16,270||5.1||"the
worst floods in 60 years" in Phang Nga. No deaths reported.
Worst flood in 80 years in Khaosok National Park in Surat Thani
800 houses and 4,000 acres of farmland inundated in Surat Thani's Phanom district
|168||Yemen||0||0||1-Aug-07||27-Aug-07||27||50||0||0||Heavy rain||1||165,100||6.6||50 dead in
Yemen from heavy rains and flooding since early August. Homes and livestock
7 dead in western Yemen from floods on August 25.
|169||China||Sichuan - Yibin city, Xinshi Town. Pingshan county
Yunnan - Zhaotong area.
rains cause floods and landslides.
Sichuan - 303 mm rain in Pingshan County. 4,000 houses destroyed. 2,309 evacuated. 213,000 affected. 5,653.3 hectares of crops destroyed. US $5.5 million damages.
Yunnan - 500 homes destroyed around Zhaotong.
|170||FL-2007-000144-LBR||Liberia||Montserrado County - Monrovia area. Red Hill, Caldwell, Doe, St. Paul Bridge, and Gardnersville in Greater Monrovia. Bushrod Island. Brewerville. Margibi County||St. Paul River, Stockton Creek||26-Aug-07||30-Aug-07||5||0||17,000||0||Heavy rain||1.5||2,330||4.2||17,000 displaced. St. Paul River at highest levels in 25 years. Floods 2 meters deep in Caldwell. No deaths reported.||-10.58||6.51|
|171||Romania||Brasov county - Sambata de Sus monastery. Moldovita and Vatra Moldovita. Buzau county.||Lucava||25-Aug-07||27-Aug-07||3||2||0||0||Heavy rain||1||32,270||5.0||Overnight rains cause flooding. 1,400 people stranded by floods in villages of Moldovita and Vatra Moldovita.||25.60||46.76|
|172||FL-2007-000151-TCD||Chad||Salamat region - Am Timan. Tandjile region. Lac. Hadjer Lamis. Batha region. Ouaddai - Koukou. Koukou Angarana region.||Bhar Azoum, Bahr Salamat. Logone||25-Aug-07||1-Oct-07||38||12||170,000||0||Heavy rain||1||454,800||7.2||August 26 -
12 dead in Salamat region in flooding of Bahr Azoum river
September 4 - refugee camps in southeastern chad flooded.
September 19 - "We haven't seen such flooding in the past two years." in Koukou Angarana region.
|173||FL-2007-000131-SEN||Senegal||Mauri||Senegal River Valley
Mauritania - Gorgol region - Maghama, Mbout, Kaedi . Assaba - Barkeol, Kankossa.
--Senegal - Thies, Louga, Matam, Kaolack, Tamba and Dakar
|Senegal river and tributaries||31-Aug-07||20-Sep-07||21||1||0||0||Heavy rain||1||162,800||6.5||Mauritania
- Heavy rains August 29-30 submerge large parts of Gorgol and Assaba regions.
200 homes destroyed in Maghama town.
|174||China||Shaanxi Province - Ankang city area||0||31-Aug-07||2-Sep-07||3||7||0||0||Heavy rain||1||4,380||4.1||Torrential downpours cause floods and landslides. 7 dead. 4 missing. 3,500 houses destroyed. Hundreds hectares crops submerged. $26 million economic losses.||108.87||32.78|
|175||Indonesia||Borneo Island - East Kalimantan province - Balikpapan area - Telaga Sari, Prapatan, Gunung Guntur and Gunung Sari Ilir||0||2-Sep-07||4-Sep-07||3||4||0||0||Heavy rain||1||5,690||4.2||Floods and landslides. Hundreds of houses inundated in Balikpapan city, flooding up to 1 meter deep.||116.72||-1.08|
|176||Somalia||Middle Shabelle region - Balad area. Jowhar area. geel mugdi. Hawadley, Dhagahow, Misro, Dhaqalow, Mukadhere Marerey and Yaqley. Boodale, Daymo, Jillale Bacadley and Towfiq||0||1-Sep-07||4-Oct-07||34||4||8,000||0||Heavy rain||1||13,310||5.7||Shabelle River bursts banks. 4 dead. 2,000 families displaced. Hectares of farmland inundated.||45.43||2.98|
--Nicaragua - Miskito Coast. Matagalpa province. Puerto Cabezas, Bonanza, Sandy Bay, Bismona
--Honduras - La Ceiba, San Pedro Sula, Valle de Sula region. El Progreso
--Guatemala - Izabal department - Puerto Barrios
--Belize - southern coast. Punta Gorda
--Mexico - states: Veracruz, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi. towns: El Higo, Temporal, Panuco and Pueblo Viejo. Tampico and Altamira
|Honduras - Ulua and Chamelecon rivers
--Mexico - Panuco
|4-Sep-07||12-Sep-07||9||102||90,000||0||Tropical cyclone||1||152,400||6.1||Heavy rain
from remnants of Hurricane Felix causes flooding and mudslides in Nicaragua
Nicaragua - 102 dead. Felix hits Miskito Coast as category 5 storm with 160mph winds. 50,000 homeless along Nicaragua's Caribbean coast. Thousands homes destroyed. "Puerto Cabezas is destroyed" Rivers overflow in Matagalpa province.
Honduras - many bridges washed out. 20,000 isolated by floods in El Progreso.
Guatemala - 5,000 homes flooded in Puerto Barrios when four rivers overflow.
Mexico - 11,500 people isolated by flooding of Panuco river. 30,000 in Veracruz lost their homes. 17,000 hectares farmland affected by floods in Panuco, Pueblo Viejo and El Higo. Levels of Panuco river increased 400%.
|178||South Korea||Jeju Island - Gujwa-eup||0||4-Sep-07||7-Sep-07||4||3||0||0||Heavy rain||1||930||3.6||Three days of heavy rain from Typhoon Nari. Huge areas farmland and hundreds of buildings flooded. Over 400mm rain in eastern part of island.||126.72||33.40|
|179||FL-2007-000155-ROM||Romania||Galati county - Tecuci. Other counties - Vrancea. Vaslui. Bacau||0||5-Sep-07||11-Sep-07||7||7||1,400||0||Heavy rain||1||26,860||5.3||Tecuci town flooded. 780 people rescued from floods. Several hundred houses inundated in Bacau county. Floods in 47 towns in villages in 4 counties. 1,000 buildings damaged or destroyed.||27.24||45.82|
|180||Czech Republic||Austr||Hungar||Czech Republic - South Bohemia - Moravia and Silesia - Jesenik
region, Bruntal area, Opava, Krnov
--Austria - Upper Austria - Steyr. Lower Austria - Wachau region, St. Pölten, Lilienfeld, Melk. Burgenland
--Hungary - northwestern areas along Danube river.
|Czech Republic - Bela, Vidnavka
--Austria - Enns, Danube, Erlauf, Traisen.
Republic - worst floods in 100 years in Jesenik. Several villlages
Austria - Steyr city flooded by Enns river. Danbue at highest levels in 20 years. Erlauf river floods parts of St. Pölten.
|181||FL-2007-000199-THA||Thailand||Amnat Charoen - Chanuman.
--Angthong - Chaiyo, Pa Moke, Muang Ang Thong. --Ayutthaya - Bang Ban, Sena. Buri Ram.
--Chaiyaphum - Muang. Lam Pa Tao, Huay Yang Pha. --Chanthaburi - Soi Dao. --Chiang Mai - Mae Wang, Mae Chaem, Chom
Thong and Hot. --Chiang Rai - Mae
Chan, Chan Chawa, Wiang Pa Pao, Mae Sai, Chiang Saen. --Kalasin - Sam Chai. Lampao dam
area. --Kamphaeng Phet - Muang. --Kanchanaburi - Sai Yok. --Khon Kaen - Waeng Yai. --Lampang - Mae Phrik. --Loei - Dan Sai. Lop Buri.
--Mae Hong Son - Mae Sariang.
--Mukdahan - Dong Luang.
--Nakhon Ratchasima - Muang.
--Nakhon Sawan - Mae Poen, Chumtabong, Banphot Phisai,
Banbangpong --Nonthaburi - Koh
Kred. --Phetchabun - Lom Kao, Nong
Yai, Lom Sak. --Phichit - Samgnarm,
Wang Sai Phun, Bangmoonnak, Sak Lek, Wang Sai Phun, Thab Khlo, Khong Charoen,
Bang Mun Nak, Taphan Hin. --Phisanulok
(Phitsanulok) - Wang Thong, Nakorn Thai, Bang Rakam, Noen Maprang,
Muang. --Phrae - Den Chai. --Roi Et - THung Khoao Luang. --Sing Buri - Muang, In Buri, Phrom Buri. --Tak - Mae Hong Son, Mae Sot, Wang
Chao. --Ubon Ratchathani - Khong
Chiam. --Uthai Thani - Thap Than.
--Yasothon - Muang, Kham Khuen Kaeo,
Kho Wang, Pa Tiu and Kut Chum.
Phraya and tributaries.
Mun and Chi and tributaries.
Mae Khong, Kwai Noi, Kam, Chi, Yom, Wangthong, Mae Klang. Chao Phraya, Nan. Khek. Prachin Buri. Pasak. Mae Sai. Wang Thong. Kham. Lam Nam Pao. Mul Noi. Tak Dad, Lam Takong. Noi. Ping. Sakae Krang.
|5-Sep-07||10-Nov-07||67||10||17,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1||300,000||7.3||This years
flooding in north and northeast of Thailand not as severe as last
Loei - 2 dead. 1 missing. 600 evacuated. floodwaters up to 5 meters deep
Phetchabun - 3 dead. 1 missing. 32 villages flooded.
Phisanulok - 3 dead. 200 houses under 1 meter water in Wang Thong. More than 32,000 acres of farmland inundated. Worst flooding in 40 years in Noen Maprang district.
Phichit - 2,000 homes inundated.
Chaiyaphum - all 16 districts declared flood disaster zones from flash floods in mountains flowing into Chi river
Kalasin - 80,000 RAI farmland inundated. 50,000 households affected by flooding.
Chanthaburi - thousdans of houses in 5 villages submerged in Soi Dao.
October 9 - heavy rain from Tropical depression Lekima raises water levels in Lower North provinces. Floods continue in northeastern provinces.
October 18 - worst floods in Nakhon Ratchasima in 13 years. Three heavily-flooded districts of Ayutthaya declared disaster areas.
October 27 - "Ayutthaya has been under water for weeks"
November 8 - MODIS observations of high (but receding) levels on the Chao Phraya, Mun and Chi rivers and thier tributaries
|182||FL-2007-000159-RWA||Rwanda||Rubavu District - Kazenze
Nyabihu District - Bigogwe, Jenda and Mukamira.
District - 10 dead. 458 families homeless.
Nyabihu - 10 dead. 562 families homeless.
|183||South Korea||Jeju Island - Hallasan
South Jolla province - southwestern areas
|0||16-Sep-07||19-Sep-07||4||13||0||see notes||Tropical cyclone||1||7,590||4.5||Flooding
from Typhoon Nari. 13 dead. 6 missing. 740 homeless in southern South Korea.
200 buildings destroyed. Tens of thousands of hectares of crop flooded.
Jeju - 5 dead. 4 missing. 556mm rain in Hallasan. US$70 million property damages.
|184||India||Andhra Pradesh - districts: Kurnool, Kadapa, Warangal, Nalgonda,
Karimnagar, Mahabubnagar, Anantapur, Nellore, Krishna. Visakhapatnam,
Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, East and West Godavari districts. Guntur, Prakasam
Karnataka - Gadag
|Tungabhadra, Pennar, Hundri and Kundu. Krishan, Pennar. Chitravathi||16-Sep-07||7-Oct-07||22||94||20,000||0||Monsoonal rain||1||90,280||6.3||Andhra
Pradesh - 58 dead. Heavy rain in wake of low pressure system near coast of
Andhra Pradesh. 40,000 acres crops submerged. 8,000 houses damaged. Hundreds
of island villages submerged in Guntur and Krishna districts. Paragodu
reservoir overflows. Vast swathes of crops and habitations in Kurnool, Kadapa
and Nellore districts.
Karnataka - 22 dead. 25,000 houses damaged.
|185||Japan||Philip||North||Japan - Tohoku region - Iwate and Akita Prefectures - Shiwa near
Hanamaki. Kita-Akita, Sumomodai district. Senboku.
--Philippines - Negros Occidental - San Enrique, Valladolid. Iloilo City. Pulupandan, Bago city, Isabela, Pontevedra, La Carlota, Kabankalan City, Cauayan. Antique.
--North Korea - North and South Hwanghae provinces. Pyongyang area.
|Japan - Kitakamigawa, Anigawa
Philippines - Sualig
|17-Sep-07||25-Sep-07||9||4||24,000||0||Tropical cyclone||1||37,900||5.5||Japan -
Heavy rain from typhoon Wipha floods rivers. 2 dead. 2 missing. 30,000
advised to evacuate after rivers breach their banks.
Philippines - 2 dead. heavy monsoon rain enhanced by Typhoon Wipha causes flooding. 6,000 families displaced in San Enrique and Valladolid in Negros Occidental. 6,992 families in shelters in Iloilo City.
North Korea - 250mm to 470mm rain. 109,000 hectares of crops flooded. 14,000 homes and 8,000 buildings submerged or destroyed.
|186||Slovenia||Gorenjska and Celje regions. Zelezniki, Podgorje in the area of Celje. Velenje area. Cerklje na Gorenjskem||Sora||18-Sep-07||20-Sep-07||3||6||0||276,000,000||Heavy rain||1||8,410||4.4||Heaviest
rains in Slovenia for 30 years. Flash floods and landslides in the northwest.
"extensive material damage" US$285 million damages.
Hundreds of houses damaged, bridges swept away.
|187||Guatemala||Guatemala city area||0||22-Sep-07||24-Sep-07||3||3||656||0||Heavy rain||1||2,300||3.8||Floods and mudslides. 3 dead. 8 missing.||-90.49||14.60|
|188||India||Orissa - Balasore, Kendrapara, Mayurbhanj, Rajanagar,
Patamundai, Bhadrak, Baripada, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Mayurbhanj, Khordha,
Cuttack, Puri, and Kandhamal
West Bengal - Kolkata, South 24-Parganas, Midnapore East and West, Howrahand Hooghly. Birbhum, Bankura, Nadia, Sealdah, Howrah. Ghataland Daspurwere.
Parts of Uttarakhand and Bihar also affected.
|Orissa - Brahmani, Baitarani, Burhabalang, Budhabalanga,
Suvarnarekha, Kalo, Sunei, Jalaka and Kansabansha. Subarnrarekha
West Bengal - Hugli, Kangsabati, Keleghai, Silabati, Subarnarekha, Dulung, Bhagirathihad, Bhagirathiis, Bhagirati
|22-Sep-07||8-Oct-07||17||80||400,000||0||Heavy rain||1||72,010||6.1||Heavy rain
from tropical depression in Bay of Bengal.
--Orissa - 39 dead. 4 million people affected. Fourth wave of flooding in Orissa in four months. 150,000 hectares crops destroyed. Hundreds houses damaged. Thousands homeless.
--West Bengal - 51 dead in 12 districts. 3.2 million affected. 390,000 people in shelters. 50,000 marooned in Nadia District.
|189||FL-2007-000176-CRI||Costa Rica||Northern San Jose & Guancaste province - towns: Santa Cecilia, Guayabal, El Guabo, Barrio Limón, Bernabela, Las Camisitas. Desamparados, Aserrí and Alajuelita||Cañas and Dirias||20-Sep-07||26-Sep-07||7||0||623||0||Heavy rain||1||11,460||4.9||48 hours of nonstop rain causes several rivers overflow. 66 houses destroyed. bridges and roads destroyed. 2,500 families affected. 1,000 people rescued from floods.||-84.95||10.27|
|190||Algeria||east central provinces - Batna Province, Msila Province - Slim municipality. Biskra||Mesrane, Mita||21-Sep-07||24-Sep-07||4||18||0||0||Heavy rain||1||78,590||5.5||Violent storms and flash floods kill 18. Houses collapsed. A number of towns and villages isolated. tens of hectares crops destroyed. Bridges destroyed.||5.79||34.95|
|191||Brazil||Urug||Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul state. Porto Alegre.
Uruguay - Rio Negro area
|Brazil - Jacui and tributaries
Uruguay - Rio Negro and tributaries
|24-Sep-07||2-Oct-07||9||4||4,000||0||Heavy rain||1||127,400||6.1||Five days of torrential rain flood 58 cities and towns in Rio Grande do Sul. 4 dead. 4,000 evacuated.||-52.67||-30.25|
|192||Mexico||Veracruz - Poza Rica, Panuco, San Rafael, Tuxpan
Puebla - Rancho Nuevo, Ixtaczoquitla, Chiconcuautla
|Cazones, Panuco, Tamesi and Papaloapan||28-Sep-07||1-Oct-07||4||5||33,000||0||Tropical cyclone||1||51,990||5.3||Floods and mudslides from Hurricane Lorenzo. Rivers 21 feet above usual levels. 30,000 displaced in Veracruz. Thousands evcuated in Pueble state.||-97.85||20.93|
|Vietnam||Philip||Vietnam - provinces: Thanh Hoa (Thach Thanh). Nghe An (Que
Phong, Quy Chau). Ha Tinh (Ky Anh, Cam Xuyen, Nghi Xuan, Ky Anh, Ta Nghen).
Quang Binh. Thua Thien - Hue (Quang Dien ). Quang Tri (Vinh Linh, Gio Linh,
Trieu Phong, Hai Lang). Ninh Binh (Nho Quan, Gia Vien, Nho Quan). Son La
(Dong Bang to Yen Chau). Hoa Binh.
--Philippines - provinces: Ifugao, Kalinga. Hingyon
|Vietnam - Hoang Long, Hieu, Lam, Ma, Len, Chu, Buoi||29-Sep-07||12-Oct-07||14||96||30,000||see notes||Tropical cyclone||1.5||35,430||5.9||Vietnam -
Typhoon Lekima lands on October 3, brings several days of heavy rain. floods
and landslides. 88 dead. 11 missing. 9,500 houses destroyed. 127,500 houses
flooded. 160,000 hectares crops submerged. $170 million dollars damages.
400,000 evacuated ahead of the storm. Worse floods in 45 years in some
northern and central provinces.
Thanh Hoa - 15 dead. Buoi river higher levels than 1985 floods.
Nghe An - 28 dead. Hieu river higher levels than 1983 floods.
October 11 - thousands still stranded on rooftops a week after Lekima.
Philippines - 8 dead in floods and landslides from Tropical depression Lekima. 2,000 displaced.
|194||Algeria||central Algeria||0||3-Oct-07||4-Oct-07||2||5||0||0||Heavy rain||1||360,200||5.9||Flash floods from violent storms in central Algeria. Exact locations not specified.||2.29||28.84|
|195||TC-2007-000179----||Taiwan||Ilan, Pingtung, Tainan (Guantian), Hualien, Chiayi, Taitung, Nantou (Jhongliao), Kaohsiung, Yilan, Hsubchu (Chienshih). Taipei area. Keelung||Lanyang||6-Oct-07||10-Oct-07||5||18||1,000||35,000,000||Tropical cyclone||1||34,610||5.2||Typhoon Krosa is the biggest typhoon to hit Taiwan this year. Floods and landslides. 18 dead in storm. 67 injured. Up to 10cm rain. US $35 million agricultural losses.||121.02||23.76|
--Haiti - Cabaret. Les Orangers. South, West and Artibonite Departments
--Cuba - Santiago de Cuba, Guantanamo, Granma (Rio Cauto), Holguin, Las Tunas
|Haiti - Bretel (Bretelle), Artibonite
--Cuba - Sagua de Tanamo, Mayari. La Yaya reservoir
|7-Oct-07||17-Oct-07||11||45||38,000||0||Heavy rain||1||35,310||5.6||More than a
week of rain from low pressure system.
Haiti - 45 dead throughout the country. 20,000 homeless. Agricultural damage. Floods in hillside town of Cabaret: 23 dead. 12 missing. 6,000 evacuated from flooded homes.
Cuba - 18,000 evacuated in eastern Cuba. 500 houses collapsed in Santiago de Cuba.
|197||Spain||Alicante and Valencia areas - El Verger, Els Poblets and Dénia. Beniarbeig. Balearic islands - Majorca (Puigpunyent)||River Girona||12-Oct-07||18-Oct-07||7||3||0||0||Heavy rain||1||5,050||4.5||Alicante - 2
dead, widespread damage in northern Alicante. 1,200 homes affected by
flooding in El Verger, Els Poblets and Dénia. Bridge collapse in
El Vergel - River Girona bursts banks, 200 families relocated.
Balearic Islands - 1 dead.
|Costa Rica||Nicar||Hondur||El Salva||Central America
--Honduras - El Chapernal
--Nicaragua - Pacific Western Region. Chinandega region. Nueva Segovia, León, Managua, Granada, Rivas, Matagalpa, Jinotega, Esteli, Madriz, Masaya, Carazo, Rivas.
--Costa Rica - Pacific coast and central valley. Brunca, Huetar Norte, Los Santos, Central Pacific and Chorotega regions. La Fatima de Atenas, Acosta. Guanacaste (Nicoya, Filadelfia, Hojancha, Liberia, Nandayure, La Cruz). Puntarenas (Parrita, Puntarenas) San Jose. Alajuela. Cartago.
--El Salvador -
--Guatemala - San Marcos, Quetzaltenango, Retalhuleu, Suchitepequez, Escuintla, Santa Rosa and Jutiapa
|Honduras - Choluteca River||12-Oct-07||26-Oct-07||15||37||10,000||see notes||Heavy rain||1||82,170||6.1||Heavy rains
in Central America since October 10. Floods and landslides.
--Nicaragua - 9 dead. 6 missing. 24,000 affected. 10,000 evacuated in western Nicaragua. Over 1,000 evacuated in Chinandega region.
--Honduras - 5 dead. 15,000 evacauted. 1,000 homes destroyed. Severe flooding in five municipalities in southern Honduras on October 13 and 14.
--Costa Rica - 19 dead. 12,000 affected. $80 million damages. 1,900 houses damaged. National emergency declared. 14 dead in mudslide in La Fatima de Atenas
--El Salvador - 2 dead. 500 evacuated.
--Panama - 2 missing. 30 homes flooded. 129 displaced.
--Guatemala - 1,440 evacuated
|199||FF-2007-000185-TUN||Tunisia||Sabalet Ben Ammar area. Bizerte. Tunis area. Ariana, Manouba||0||13-Oct-07||16-Oct-07||4||13||0||0||Heavy rain||1||6,550||4.4||Heavy rains cause flash flooding in wadis (dry river beds). 8 dead and 8 missing in Sabalet Ben Ammar.||9.71||36.95|
|200||Vietnam||Quang Tri. Quang Nam. Thua Thien-Hue (Phu Thanh). Quang Ngai. Binh Dinh (Tuy Phuoc). Cities: Hue, Danang, Hoi An.||Huong||14-Oct-07||24-Oct-07||11||15||22,000||10,000,000||Heavy rain||1||24,810||5.4||More heavy
rain just as central Vietnam dries out from Typhoon Lekima. US$10 million
Thua Thien Hue - 3 dead. more than 17,000 evacuated. Serious damage to infrastructure and crops.
Quang Ngai - 3 dead. Many villages isolated by floods.
|201||India||Manipur - Imphal and Thoubal districts, Imphal Valley. Kiyangei, Irong Cheisaba. Moreh area||Imphal||17-Oct-07||24-Oct-07||8||2||30,000||0||Heavy rain||1.5||10,890||5.1||Unseasonal heavy rains. Thousands of acres crops flooded. Imphal river breaches banks and inundates parts of Imphal (east) and Thoubal districts. Only road link between India and Burma cut off by floods. Worst floods in Manipur in 30 years.||93.97||24.72|
|202||Indonesia||South Aceh - Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam - Cot Bayu. Kluet Tengah,
Kluet Utara, Kluet Selatan, and Trumon Timur. Meukek
Aceh Jaya - Teunom - Blang Baro, Pulo Tinggi, Paya Baro, Teupin Ara, Kampong Baru, Pasi Timon, Pasi Geulima, Blang Baro, Rambong Payung, Gampong Baru. Lamno and Calang.
other districts: West Aceh, Southwest Aceh, Banda Aceh, Nagan Raya, Southeast Aceh, North Aceh.
|Krueng Teunom, Krueng Gelombang||18-Oct-07||31-Oct-07||14||0||3,300||0||Heavy rain||1||45,790||5.8||South Aceh -
thousands dispalced in Cot Bayu. Several subdistricts of Meukek flooded.
Hundreds hectares farmland and 250 houses flooded in East Trumon.
Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam - thousands houses submerged. Crops destroyed.
--Aceh Jaya - Krueng Teunom River overflowed. A number of villages inundated, hundreds evacuated.
--North Aceh - 3,000 hectrares crops submerged.
No deaths reported.
|203||Vietnam||Mekong Delta region - Dong Thap, An Giang, Kien Giang||Mekong, Tien, Hau.||20-Oct-07||16-Nov-07||28||3||280,000||0||Heavy rain||1||46,470||6.1||Seasonal
flooding of the Mekong Delta. 3 dead. Peak levels in Mekong Delta expected by
end of October.
Levels higher than last years at Dong Thap Muoi.
Dong Thap - 33,800 households moved to flood proof complexes.
An Giang and Kien Giang - 40,000 households moved to flood proof complexes.
November 11- water levels decreasing in Cuu Long (Mekong) River, Dong Thap Muoi (Plain of Reeds) and Long Xuyen.
- Phato, Lang Suan, Lamae, Thung Tako, Sawi, Pathiu, Tha Sae, Muang. Muang
Surat Thani - Don Sak, Tha Chang, Chaiya, Phrasaeng, Ko Samui, Kanchanadit.
|Tapee (Tapi) river||22-Oct-07||30-Oct-07||9||2||0||see notes||Heavy rain||1||13,140||5.1||Heavy rains
in Southern Thailand from low pressure wedge from South China Sea.
Chumphon - 2 dead. 20,000 houses flooded. US$1.5 million damages. Floods 1 meter deep in Sawi.
Surat Thani - 5 districts submerged. 11 distrects declared disaster zones. Bt10 million damages in Ko Samui.
|205||Colombia||Choco, Bolivar, Sucre, Cordoba and Magdalena. Guajira, Antioquia, Risaralda, Cundinamarca, Guaviare, Valle del Cauca, Caldas. Atlantico. Towns: Palo de Agua, Medellin, Cartagena. La Mojana region. Cienaga, El Banco, Fundacion, Aracataca and Sitio Nuevo. Lorica, San Bernardo del Viento, Momil, Purísima and Chimá.||Magdalena, San Jorge, Sinu and tributaries. Cauca, Rancheria, Sogamoso||1-Oct-07||10-Dec-07||71||90||266,000||0||Heavy rain||1||305,200||7.3||Heavy rains
caused by La La Niña, the second rainy season began in mid-September. 852,239
people affected by flooding in 83 municipalities in 23 departments. 400,000
hectares farmland submerged. Bridges damaged. roads closed.
"At least 90 people have been killed in floods and landslides and crops on thousands of hectares of land have been destroyed in the country in the aftermath of heavy rain since early October."
November 15 - 60,000 homeless when Magdalena, Cauca, Rancheria, Sogamoso and the San Jorge rivers all overflowed their banks.
|206||Brazil||Rio de Janeiro city - Mesquita, Baixada Fluminense and Guaratiba areas.||0||24-Oct-07||27-Oct-07||4||6||2,272||0||Heavy rain||1||730||3.5||Floods and landslides in Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan region. 6 dead. Over 1,000 homeless.||-43.42||-22.72|
|Democratic Republic of Congo||Repu||DRCongo - Kinshasa city - Lemba, Ngaliema, Mont Ngafula,
Bandalungwa, Ngaba, Bumbu, Kisenso, Selembao and other eastern suburbs.
--Republic of Congo - Brazzaville.
rains in 50 years for 24 hours causes overflowing rivers and landslides in
the capital city. Extensive damage to houses and bridges. Eastern parts of
Kinshasa hardest hit, all wateways east of Kinshasa burst their banks.
"Inadequate drainage systems and poor urban planning in Kinshasa are believed to have exacerbated the effects of the rains"
|208||Vietnam||Ho Chi Minh city - Thu Duc District, District 8, District 12, Binh Thanh District||Saigon River. Tau Hu Canal||27-Oct-07||31-Oct-07||5||0||0||0||Dam/Levy, break or release||1||350||3.2||Saigon river bursts 55 sections of dikes in Ho Chi Minh city. Water levels surge to highest levels in 48 years on the Saigon River. 100 houses submerged in Thu Duc District. Hundreds houses inundated in District 12. 350 houses flooded in Tam Phu. No deaths reported.||106.69||10.77|
|209||Philippines||Southern Luzon - Bicol Region -
Camarines Sur - Towns: Baao, Bato, Nabua, Buhi, Bula, Pili, Bombon, Cabusao, Calabanga, Camaligan, Canaman, Gainza, Libmanan, Magarao, Milaor, Minalabac, San Fernando, Iriga City and Naga City.
Albay - Libon, Ligao City, Oas, Polangui. Ligao City.
Catanduanes - Baras, Bato, San Miguel, San Andres, Caramoran.
|Naga river.||27-Oct-07||2-Nov-07||7||20||0||0||Heavy rain||1||4,600||4.5||Floods and
landslides. 20 dead.
--Catanduanes - 17 villages buried by landslides
--Camarines Sur province - 19 towns flooded.
--Albay - flooding in Libon, Oas, Polangui and Ligao City
|210||FL-2007-000203-IND||India||Andhra Pradesh - Nellore, Kadapa, Prakasam and Chittoor
districts. Gudur and Kavali areas.
Tamil Nadu - Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Chennai, Thanjavur, Theni, Tiruvarur, Cumbam
|Andhra Pradesh - Mamidikalva and other canals at Naidupet.
Tamil Nadu - Pannaiyar, Vellar, Gedilam, Paravanarul, Kollidam, Old Kollidam and the Manimautharu
|27-Oct-07||1-Nov-07||6||29||50,000||0||Heavy rain||1||76,740||5.7||Five days
continuous rain from a low pressure center over the south-eastern bay off
Chennai causes heavy flooding.
--Andhra Pradesh - 21 dead. 50,000 evacuated. 16 dead in Nellore district. 7,000 families evacutated in Gudur and Kavali areas.
--Tamil Nadu - 15 dead. 3,000 homes inundated in Cuddalore. 35,000 hectares crops submerged.
--Dominican Republic - Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, San Cristobal, Peravia, Azua, Barahona, Pedernales, Independencia, Bahoruco, San Juan de la Maguana, Santiago, Puerto Plata, Espaiat, Salcedo, Duarte, La Vega, Monte Plata, Mosenor Nouel, Hato Mayor, El Seibo, Dajabon, Montecristi, Santiago Rodriguez, La Altagracia, San Pedro de Macoris. towns: Piedra Blanca, Bonao, San Jose de Ocoa, Lucas Diaz, Bani
--Haiti - Port-au-Prince area. Petionville, Jacmel, Cite Soleil, Gantier, Duvivier, Leogane, Petit Goave
--Cuba - Ciego de Avila, Baracoa, Camanguey, Granma (Bayamo, Yara, Manzanillo, Campechuela), Guantanamo, Holguin (Mayari, Sagua de Tanamo), Las Tunas, Santiago de Cuba.
--Bahamas - Abaco
--Jamaica - St Catherine, Clarendon and Manchester
|Dominican Republic - Bajo Yuna, Yaque del Sur and Yaque del
--Jamiaca - Cane River
--Cuba - Cauto, Salado and Naranjo. Guaso, Guntanamo, Toa, Mayari
|28-Oct-07||10-Nov-07||14||142||94,000||see notes||Tropical cyclone||1||89,900||6.1||Heavy rains
across the Caribbean from Tropical Storm Noel
--Dominican Republic - Floods and mudslides in southern, central and western regions. 85 dead. 20 missing. 74,500 displaced. 41 communities isolated. $30 million agriculture damages, 24,660 hectares affected.
--Haiti - 48 dead. 14,000 evacuated.
--Cuba - 1 dead. dam overflows flooding hundreds of homes. 42,000 evacuated. Agriculture damage in Ciego de Avila. 22,000 homes damaged. 14,000 hectares farmland submerged. $500 million in damage. Worst floods in 40 years.
--Bahamas - 1 dead. 15 inches of rain. 400 evacuated, mostly from Abaco island.
--Jamaica - 1 dead.
November 7 - 62 communities remain isolated and 7,000 homes remain underwater as flooding continures in eastern Cuba.
|212||FL-2007-000201-VNM, FF-2007-000201-VNM||Vietnam||Central Vietnam - provinces: Thua Thien-Hue (Huong Tra, Quang Dien, Phu Vang, Phong Dien), Quang Ngai (Tay Tra, Son Tay, Tra Bong, Mo Duc), Quang Nam (Dien Ban, Dai Loc, Bac Tra My, Nam Tra My, Phuoc Son, Nam Giang, Tay Giang, Dong Giang), Quang Binh (Le Thuy, Hoa Thuy), Quang Tri (Dakrong, Hai Lang, Trieu Phong), Da Nang (Hoa Vang), Phu Yen (Song Hinh, Son Hoa, Tuy Hoa) , Binh Dinh, Khanh Hoa. Hue city. Hoi An.||Thu Bon and Vu Gia. O Lau and Thach Han. Kien Giang. Ve||28-Oct-07||9-Nov-07||13||70||94,000||see notes||Heavy rain||1||35,110||5.7||Between 13
and 39 inches rain over 4 days. 94,000 houses inundated. 18,300 hectares
crops inundated. Quang Ngai and Quang Nam suffered a damage of over VND 200
--Quang Nam - 20 dead. Dien Ban and Dai Loc districts completely submerged.
--Thua Thien-Hue - 14 dead. 7,500 evacuated.
--Da Nang - 4,500 households in Hoa Vang under water.
--Quang Tri - 6,000 houses destroyed.
--Hue city - 1,200 evacuated. city streets up to 1 meter deep in floodwater.
--Phu Yen - 20 dead.
--Quang Ngai - 23 dead. 50,000 houses submerged.
--Binh Dinh - 20,000 houses submerged.
|213||FL-2007-000200-MEX, MS-2007-000200-MEX||Mexico||Tabasco - Villahermosa, Las Lagunas.
Chiapas - San Juan Grijalva
|Grijalva, Puxcatan, Carrizal, La Sierra, Samaria, Usumacinta, Teapa, La Sierra||28-Oct-07||1-Dec-07||35||19||800,000||5,000,000,000||Heavy rain||1.5||35,810||6.3||A week of
heavy rains from a cold front unrelated to Tropical Storm Noel. Water drained
from 2 dams in Chiapas causes three Tabasco rivers to overflow.
"This is one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the country"
Tabasco - 3 dead. 30,000 in shelters. 300,000 stranded in flooding. 800,000 people's homes flooded. 2.1 million people affected. 80% of the state flooded. More than 850 towns under water. 500,000 homes damaged or destroyed Worst flooding in 50 years. 100 percent of its crops lost. Floodwaters up to rooftops in Villahermosa city. Olmec carvings flooded at La Venta archeological site. 100% crops lost in Tabasco. 5 billion U.S. dollars losses.
Chiapas - 14 dead. 11 missing. 25,000 in shelters. 100,000 affected. Mudslide covers village of San Juan Grijalva.
November 28 - 70% of Tabasco is still under water. 20,000 still stranded.
|214||Algeria||Provinces: Tizi Ouzou, Algiers, Msila, Laghouat and Oran. Towns: M'sila, Laghouat, Medea||Tegnana||30-Oct-07||2-Nov-07||4||4||Heavy rain||1||102,100||5.6||Storms cause flooding in western and central Algeria. Floods persist for 4 days in Tizi Ouzou Province.||3.24||34.82|
|215||Philippines||Luzon - Isabela (San Mateo), Cagayan (Ilagan), Kalinga, Ifugao||Cagayan River and tributaries||4-Nov-07||6-Nov-07||3||7||2,000||Tropical cyclone||1||25,810||4.9||Heavy rains
from tropical storm Peipah. 400 families displaced by floodwaters in Isabela,
Kalinga and Ifugao.
Isabela - 5 dead. 5,000 hectares farmland inundated.
Cagayan valley - 40 villages under water.
|216||Somalia||Puntland - Alula district - Eil Quuds, Baredo||3-Nov-07||4-Nov-07||2||3||3,000||Heavy rain||1||310||2.8||Unexpected heavy rains cause flash floods. 3 dead.18 missing. thousands homeless. Hundreds homes destroyed.||51.02||11.82|
|217||Vietnam||Khanh Hoa, Quang Ngai (Son Tay), Binh Dinh (Tuy Phuoc), Quang Nam (Dien Ban, Duy Xuyen, Hoi An, Dai Loc, Phuoc Son, Tay Giang, Dong Giang), Thua Thien-Hue (Nam Dong, Quang Dien, Phu Vang, Huong Thuy), Ninh Thuan, Quang Tri (Hai Lang, Trieu Phong). Da Nang city, Hoi An town.||Cau, Huong, Kon and Da. Thach Hoa. Bo and Huong||10-Nov-07||21-Nov-07||12||55||150,000||350,000,000||Tropical cyclone||1||36,820||5.6||Fresh heavy
rains from remnants of Typhoon Peipah cause more flooding in central Vietnam.
Many hectares crops submerged. Water levels have exceeded the October peak
from Thua Thien-Hue to Binh Dinh. Some areas receive 40 inches of rain.
$US350 million damages. Highest water levels since 1999.
Khanh Hoa - 2 dead. Hundreds of domestic crocodiles escaped into the Cau River after floods damaged their cages damaged on November 10.
Binh Dinh - 6 dead. 800,000 people living in flooded areas.
Quang Ngai - 10 dead
Quang Nam - 20 dead. Thousands of homes flooded. 80,500 evacuated. 1,356,750 houses submerged.
Thua Thien-Hue - 4 dead. 79,260 households flooded.
Da Nang city - 27,600 homes submerged.
|218||FL-2007-000209-PNG||Papua New Guinea||Oro Province - Sakarina, Afore, Mamba, Kamusi, Girua. Tufi, Wanigela, Sinei, Berobona, Ako and Gobe areas. Sohe, Ijivitari, Higaturu, Popondetta. Gona, Bakubari, Katuna and Ambasi. Numba, Kokoda. Kewansasap. Milne Bay Province - Rabaraba district.||Girua, Musa, Furo||12-Nov-07||26-Nov-07||15||170||13,000||183,000,000||Tropical cyclone||1||12,650||5.3||Several days
of heavy rain associated with tropical cyclone Guba. Large areas of Oro
province flooded and many villages underwater. At least 13,000 homeless. 75
dead. 51 missing. 145,000 people affected. More than 1,000 homes destroyed.
Damage to roads, crops and bridges. 95% roads in Oro destroyed.
Damage estimate in Oro province for rebuilding roads, bridges and wharves - $183 million U.S. dollars
|219||TC-2007-000208-BGD||Bangladesh||Khulna-Barisal coast. Sundarbans. Districts: Bagerhat, Patuakhali, Barguna, Pirojpur, Barisal, Jhalkhati, Bhola, Mandaripur, Gopalgonj, Shariatpur, Khulna, Satkhira. Towns: Patuakhali, Barguna, Jhalakathi, Charkhali.||15-Nov-07||1-Dec-07||17||3,447||3,000,000||1,400,000,000||Tropical cyclone||1||31,640||5.7||Powerful Cyclone Sidr hits southwest Bangladesh, worst storm since 1991. 360,000 homeless. Homes, crops and fish farms destroyed in 15 coastal districts, flooding in low lying areas. 563,877 homes destroyed and 885,280 houses damaged. 8.5 million people affected. 300,000 homeless. 31,343 hectares crops destroyed, 95% crops destroyed in many areas. 2 million acres crops damaged. 1,252,344 livestock killed. Economic losses estimated at $1.4 billion||90.15||22.61|
|220||Uganda||Kampala city - Lufuka, Kajjansi and Abayita Ababiri in Wakiso district||15-Nov-07||18-Nov-07||4||4||3,000||Heavy rain||1||550||3.3||Heavy rains flood Ugandan capital city and outskirts. Thousands homeless or stranded on rooftops. Floods attributed to garbage blocking drainage channels.||32.59||0.35|
|221||Greece||Turke||Bulgari||Greece - Evros region, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace - Ghodopi,
Rodopi, Komotini, Kavala and Drama . Peloponnese - Arcadia, Pirgos. Megara.
--Turkey - Thracian and Aegean regions - Tekirdag. Edirne. Marmaris, Bodrum. Muğla province.
--Bulgaria - Stara Zagora - Radnevo, Galabovo, Tsarevo, Opan and Saedinenie. Sofia, Plovdiv, Burgas, Haskovo.
|Greece - Travos, Ardas, Evros, Alpheios
--Bulgaria - Muglizhka, Meric, Kalamitsa, Maritsa
--Turkey - Tunca
|16-Nov-07||2-Dec-07||17||5||300||Heavy rain||1||52,770||6.0||Greece - 2
dead. Several villages in Evros region evacuated, hundreds of homes and
businesses flooded. 14,000 hectares submerged in Evros. Flooding also in
Arcadia area in Peloponnese, an area previously hit by wildfires in August.
Dam burst in Orestiada.
--Turkey - 1 dead. 300 homes flooded in Bodrum, 450 houses flooded in Marmaris. Agriculture damage in Tekirdağ.
--Bulgaria - expects Ivailovgrad Dam on the Arda river to overflow. 2 dead in Montana region.
MODIS observations of high levels on Evros river and tributaries on November 21, 22, 27, 28, December 2.
|222||FL-2007-000210-PHL||Philippines||Central Visayans and northern Mindanao regions.
Iligan city. City of Surigao and the province of Surigao del Norte, Tagana-an, Placer. Cebu city. Lanao Del Norte. Misamis Oriental - Lugait. South Cotabato - Polomolok.
|Tubod and Mandulog rivers||18-Nov-07||23-Nov-07||6||13||15,000||1,510,000||Tropical cyclone||1||11,140||4.8||Three days
of heavy rain from tropical storm Hagibis (Lando) cause floods and
landslides. 16,463 affected. Damages estimated at US $1.51 million.
Tubod River and its tributaries overflow. Parts of Iligan city under 1 meter water. 3 dead. 11,750 affected.
--Surigao del Norte - 5 dead in landslides.
--South Cotabato - P40 million worth of infrastructure and agricultural crops were destroyed
|223||Malawi||Chikwawa (Lundu 2 and Galonga). Nsanje (Mtemangawa). Chapananga||Lower Shire Valley, Nyamadzere||18-Nov-07||27-Nov-07||10||0||3,500||Heavy rain||1||1,630||4.2||Flash floods destroy 500 houses in 20 villages and leave 2400 homeless in Chikwawa. 1300 families affected by flooding in Nsanje. Agricultural damages. No deaths reported.||35.24||-16.81|
|224||South Africa||Southern Cape - Eden District Municipality - Mossel Bay area,
Plettenberg Bay, George, Knysna, Bitou. Langkloof.
--Western Cape - Overberg, Greyton, Genadendal.
--Eastern Cape - Natures Valley park in Tsitsikama. St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis. Garden Route. Nelson Mandela Bay.
|Little Brak River||21-Nov-07||28-Nov-07||8||2||1,500||see notes||Heavy rain||1||33,390||5.4||Five days of
torrential rain in the southern Karoo. R600-million in damages. More than
Kouga, Churchill and Impofu dams overflow.
|225||Philippines||Luzon - Apayao, Isabela, Cagayan, Pangasinan and Aurora. Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Ilocos Norte. Towns - Palanan, Ilagan, Tumauini, Pagudpud, Conner, Piat, Tuao and Rizal. Bacarra and Sarrat.||Cagayan tributaries - Pared, Apayao, Magat.||25-Nov-07||2-Dec-07||8||29||540,000||Tropical cyclone||1||33,590||5.4||Erratic
typhoon Mitag heads for the Bicol region but lands in Isabela province in
northern Luzon. Widespread flooding. Landslides. 540,000 displaced. $2.5
million agriculture losses.
--Isabela - 148 villages flooded.
--Cagayan - P42 million worth of crops destroyed by flooding.
--Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur - 7 dead in floods.
--Ilocos Norte - P21 million worth of crops destroyed
MODIS observation of flooding in Cagayan valley November 27, 30, December 2.
|226||Algeria||Algiers - Bab El Oued, Bologhine, Bainem, Rais Hamidou, Bouzareah and Bousmail Municipalities. Boumerdes region - Dellys, Sidi Daoud. Oran Province - El-Hamri . Tizi Ouzou. Blida Province. Tssala al-Mardja||Beni Messous||24-Nov-07||2-Dec-07||9||15||1,200||Heavy rain||1||21,400||5.3||Several days
of heavy rain and storms in northern Algeria causes severe flooding and
mudslides in Algiers. 11 dead. 3 missing. 400 families evacuated
Oran province - 5 dead.
Boumerdes - 3 dead in Dellys area.
|227||FL-2007-000217-SRB, FL-2007-000220-SRB||Serbia and Montenegro||Kosovo region - Pirot, Babunica, Vlasotince, Leskovac, Lebane,
Doljevac, Dimitrovgrad and Bela Palanka. Bojnik, Piro and Crna Trava.
--Montenegro - Rozaje, Berane, Gusinje. Kolain, Andrijevica, Plav, Mojkovac, Bijelo Polje and Podgorica.
|Terstena, Drini I Bardhe, Sitnica, Klina. Lunica, Vlasina, Jablanica, Rogoz, Niava, Juna Morava, Crvena reka and Pusta reka||25-Nov-07||30-Nov-07||6||0||3,500||Heavy rain||1||9,140||4.7||Heavy rains
and melting snow cause floods in seven southern municipalities. No deaths
--Kosovo - 1,000 houses submerged. Severe material damage, bridges and houses destroyed. No casualties. 714 families affected by flooding.
--North Montenegro - More than 100 houses destroyed in Rozaje
|228||FL-2007-000221-KEN||Kenya||Tana River District - Garsen Division, Hweani, Mnazini Bahati. Bura, Wenje, Garsen, Boji, Ozi and Kau. Tana Delta. Iskadeck||Tana||21-Nov-07||16-Dec-07||26||6,000||Heavy rain||1||6,100||5.2||800 families displaced as Tana river bursts banks. No deaths reported.||40.25||-2.15|
|229||USA||Cana||USA - Washington - counties: Lewis, Mason, Grays Harbor, Kitsap,
King, Pacific, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Snohomish. Towns: Chehalis, Centralia,
Woodinville, Olympia, Winlock, Elma, Adna.
--Oregon - Tillamook County. Vernonia, Tillamook, Portland, Milwaukie.
---Canada - British Columbia - Vancouver Island - Cedar, Cowichan Bay
|USA - Washington - Chehalis, Skokomish and Elwha. Satsop,
Bogachiel, Deschutes, Snoqualmie, Snohomish, Skykomish, Skagit, Tolt,
Tualatin. Little Bear Creek
--Oregon - Nehalem River and Rock Creek. Wilson. Johnson Creek
---Canada - Nanaimo, Cowichan, Gold
|3-Dec-07||7-Dec-07||5||2||1,100||see notes||Heavy rain||1||41,680||5.3||Flooding and
mudslides from storms. As much as 13 inches of rain have fallen on some areas
of the Coast Range. Interstate 5 closed between Portland and Vancouver.
--Washington - 30-40 percent of residential neighborhoods in Centralia and Chehalis flooded. A dike built for 100 year floods either breached or overtopped in Centralia. 300 rescued from floodwaters in Lewis County. 350 in shelters. Record levels on the Chehalis, Skokomish and Elwha rivers. Flood damage could be over $1 billion.
--Oregon - 700 people evacuated. Town of Vernonia isloated by floods and landslides, floods worse than 1996. Some areas outside the FEMA 500 year flood plain in Vernonia were inundated.
|230||Australia||Western Queensland - Eulo, Thargomindah, Dubbo, Charleville. Darling Downs.||Paroo, Warrego, Weir. Yarril Creek.||1-Dec-07||17-Dec-07||17||0||Heavy rain||1||285,000||6.7||La Nina
rains. Paroo river 4 kilometers wide in places. No deaths reported.
"Wettest conditions in a decade in western Queensland"
|231||FL-2007-000222-MYS||Malaysia||Thail||Malaysia - Johor - Segamat, Kampung Jawa, Johor Baru, Batu
Pahat, Kota Tinggi and Kluang.
--Kelantan - Tumpat, Jeli, Pasir Mas, Kuala Krai, Tanah Merah, Gua Musang, Kota Baharu, Machang.
--Pahang - Rompin, Maran, Kuantan, Pekan, Bentong, Jerantut, Raub, Bera, Temerloh, Kuala Lipis.
--Terengganu - Setiu and Hulu Terengganu.
--Kedah - Kota Setar, Kubang Pasu
---Southern Thailand - Narathiwat - Sungai Kolok, Sai Buri, Waeng, Tak Bai, Rusoh, Si Sa Khon, Sungai Padi, Ra-ngae, Chanae, Sukhirin.
--Yala - Muenag, Raman, Betong, Thanto, Yaha, Bannang Sata, and Krong Pinang. Saiburi, Than To, Muang.
--Songkhla - Saba Yoi, Khlong Hoi Khong and Rattaphum. Pattani - Muang.
|Malaysia - Segamat, Muar. Rasau, Paloh, Kelantan, Chodan, Muar,
Plentong, Golok, Triang, Pahang, Gadak, Durian. Endau Rompin.
--Thailand - Kolok, Sai Buri, Pattani
monsoon rains cause flooding.
--Malaysia - 29 dead. 29,000 homeless. RM50 million agriculture damages.
Johor - 3 dead. 13,945 evacuated.
Kelantan - 14 dead. 10,000 evacuated.
Pahang - 11 dead. 23,102 evacuated.
--Southern Thailand - 3 dead. Dam burst on Golok river. 65,000 affected.
Narathiwat - 2 dead. 27,000 affected. 1,200 evacuated. 8 districts declared disaster zones. 120 villages submerged. Worst flooding in 10 years.
Yala - 1 dead. 7 districts declared disaster zones. 5,000 households affected.
December 23 - Floodwaters receding in Malaysia.
December 24 - Flooding persists in only Pahang and Johor in Malaysia. Kelantan and Kedah back to normal.
December 26 - 6 villages in Narathiwat, Thailand still submerged. Rivers subsiding.
December 28 - Situation in Pahang and Johor returning to normal.
--Dominican Republic - Santiago, Barahona, La Vega, Bonao, Nagua, Arenoso y Villa Riva (below Yuna) Puerto Plata, Monte Plata y El Seibo.
--Haiti - Department Nord
--Puerto Rico - San Juan area.
Republic - Yaque del Norte, Yuna
--Puerto Rico -
|11-Dec-07||17-Dec-07||7||36||62,000||see notes||Tropical cyclone||1||34,790||5.4||Heavy rains
from rare December cyclone Tropical Storm Olga cause flooding and mudslides.
--Dominican Republic - 33 dead. 62,000 displaced. 190 towns isolated. Floodgates opened on Tavera Dam on Yaque river and flooding kills 30. 7,500 houses damaged. $40 million agricultural losses. $11 million in losses in Santiago province from dam overflowing.
--Haiti - 2 dead. Homes destroyed.
--Puerto Rico - 1 dead. widespread flooding.
|233||Kenya||Taita Taveta District. Voi. Wundanyi Division. Mwatate.||12-Dec-07||15-Dec-07||4||4||2,000||Heavy rain||1||6,200||4.4||Rain in Taita hills causes flooding and landslides that kill 4 and displace 2000. Houses destroyed.||38.69||-3.61|
|234||FL-2007-000227-ZWE||Zimbabwe||Mashonaland Central Province - Muzarabani - Chadereka, Bvondora, Mhako, Kanyaya, Makombe and Gunduza. Centenary district. Lake Chivero area. Harare area. Sanyati-Tengwe area. Epworth.||Zambezi
Mukuvisi, Nyamasvosva, Ruya, Hoya, Chenhunguru.
|13-Dec-07||3-Jan-08||22||6||2,400||Heavy rain||1||13,370||5.5||Heavy rains
and storms from December 2 to 13.
Mashonaland Central - Muzarabani area - 3 dead. 1 missing. 900 families displaced. 600 families homeless. 43 villages washed away. Hoya Bridge destroyed. houses destroyed.
December 21 - floods gradually subsiding.
--Sofala province - Buzi district - Estaquinha, Gradja, Guaraguara, Bandua. Dondo and Nhamatanda, Mafambisse. Machaze, Mossurize. Marromeu.
--Manica province - Dombe, Tambara, Mossurize, Sussundenga. Tete city.
--Tete province - Mutarara - Nhamayabue. Inhangoma area. Chirembwe, Jardim-Sede, Samarucha. Chitete, Doa, Inhangoma, Chirre and Zumbo.
--Zambezia - Chinde, Mopeia, Morrumbala, Malolo.
--Nampula - Mogovolas, Nacala.
--Cabo Delgado - Chai, Mlangalewa and Nairoto
---Malawi - Lower Shire District of Chikwawa. Machinga, Ntcheu, Salima, Chiradzulu. Nsanje. Balaka. Karonga.
|Mozambique - Buzi, Pungue (Pungoe, Pungwe), Zambezi Valley.
Zambezi and tributaries - Shire, the Revobue and the Luenha. Mossurize. Muira
and Casado. Lugenda, Megaruma, Messalo and Montepuez.
--Malawi - Shire, Mwanza.
|11-Dec-07||1-Mar-08||82||26||170,000||Heavy rain||1||354,600||7.5||Heavy rains
in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi since mid December cause flooding in the
--Mozambique -20 dead. 102,330 displaced. 57,000 hectares arable land flooded.
"Current flooding in Mozambique could cause more material damage than the catastropic experience of 2000-2001"
Buzi - 2 dead. Heavy rain since December 7. Buzi district cut off. 2,000 hectares crops flooded.
Pungue valley - 2 dead. 150 families displaced in Dondo and Nhamatanda as Pungue bursts banks. 200 hectares crops lost.
Tete Province - 41,000 affected by flooding. Town of Nhamayabue in Mutarara flooded.
January 4 - Buzi flooding expected to be worse than Feb 2000.
January 8 - Town of Tete flooded following surge of water released from Cahora Bassa dam into the Zambezi river.
January 12 - Zambezi at Mutarara higher than 2007 floods.
January 28 - Tete city flooded again.
February 11- Zambezi dropping along entire length in central Mozambique.
--Malawi - 6 dead. 70,000 displaced in Lower Shire Valley. 8 villages destroyed. 200 houses destroyed. 152,669 affected.
- Aalayadiveampu area in Ampaarai.
Batticaloa - Chengkaladi, Kiraan, Welikanda, Lankapura, Medirigirya, Hingurakgoda and Dimbulagala.
Other districts - Trincomalee Badulla, Jaffna, Mullaitivu, Kilinochchi, Polonnaruwa, Ratnapura
monsoon rains from December 16 to 24. 250,000 displaced. No deaths
--Ampara - 22,612 displaced.
--Batticaloa - 40,255 displaced. 250,000 affected.
December 25 - floods subsiding. 40,000 still in shelters.
December 31 - floods still subsiding.
|237||Indonesia||Northern Sulawesi - Gorontalo province - Gorontalo city (Ipilo, Bugis, Tenda, Heledulaa and Biawan). Bone Bolango.||Bone and Bolango||17-Dec-07||24-Dec-07||8||0||4,500||Heavy rain||1||1,180||4.0||Days of
torrential rains cause floods. Thousands of houses in 10 sub-districts of
Gorontalo city flooded, heavy damage, more than 4500 evacuated. No deaths
December 22 - floods starting to subside.
|Zimbabwe||Moza||Zimbabwe - Masvingo - Chiredzi and Chivi districts - Mwenezi,
Middle Sabi and Malipati. Gutu, Chivi, Chikombedzi. Chipinge, Shurugwi,
Tongogara Refugee Camp, Mahenye. Zaka, Bikita and Chiredzi. Chirimo and
Nyerere. Chipinge South, Mhondoro.
--Mozambique - Inhambane - Nova Mambone
Sofala - Machanga, Govuro.
of Limpopo and Save Rivers:
Shashe, Devure, Runde, Chamakarara, Tiriri, Save, Dakate, Mutirikwi.
|19-Dec-07||5-Feb-08||49||26||10,000||Heavy rain||1||100,500||6.7||Heavy rains
since early December.
--Zimbabwe - wettest December more than 100 years. 31 dead and 10,000 displaced in flooding (includes event 2007-234)
Masvingo - 24 dead.
Extensive flood damage in Chiredzi and Chivi. 242 families displaced in Middle Sabi.
December 30 - Save and Dakate rivers bursts banks in Chipinge. 700 displaced.
January 4 - 53 of Zimbabwe's major dams are full, 33 of them are spilling
--Mozambique - Save river bursts banks and floods towns of Nova Mambone and Machanga on Dec 31. 1,000 rescued from floods
January 4 - Save river near levels of massive floods in 1976.
January 12 - Save floods Nova Mambone again.
|Bolivia||Para||Bolivia --Beni - Trinidad, Moxos, Marbán, Vaca Diez. San Javier,
San Ignacio, Loreto, San Andres, Riberalta, Santa Ana del Yacuma, Puerto
Siles. San Borja and San Ignacio de Moxos. Geneshuaya, Reyes.
--Santa Cruz - Los Troncos, Berlin, Okinawa, San Pedro. Guarayos, Portachuelo, San Matias, Carmen Rivero. El Torno, La Guardia, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Warnes,
Colpa Belgica, Portachuelo, Montero and San Pedro.
--La Paz - San Roque, Alpacoma, Achacachi, Llojeta, Avircato, Mecapaca, Palomar, Portachuelo, San Matias, Carmen Rivero Torres, El Alto, Viacha. Llojeta, Ciudad Ferroviaria, Obispo Bosque, Hampaturi, Chinchaya and Kupini.
--Cochabamba - Chapare province, Sumumpaya, Esquilán Grande, Maica Central Vinto, Colcapirhua, Alto Cochabamba, Puerto Villarroel, Entre Ríos, Villa Tunari, Puerto Villaroel.
--Tarija - Tarija, Bermejo, San Jose de Pocitos, Carapari, Saladillo, Zapatera, Itau, and Las Sidras.
--Pando - Santa Rosa, Abun y Filadelfia.
--Ouro - Caracollo, Soracachi and El Choro.
--Potosi - Tacobamba, Ocuri.
--Other departments: Chuquisaca, Sucre, Beni, Oruro, Tarija.
---Paraguay - Alto Paraguay - Puerto Esperanza, Diana.
|Grande, Mamore, Ibare, Beni, Chapare and Ichilo. Ibire.
Achumani, Bermejo, Desaguadero, Wilakota , Rocha, San Miguel de Velasco,
Yacuma, Ichilo and Ibare. Tarija.
rains since November, early arrival of rainy season. La Nina heavy rains
cause flooding. 75 dead. 240,000 homeless. 400,000 affected. $500 million
damages. Nearly 100,000 homes flooded.
"worst floods in many decades". Floods expected to continue in Bolivia through April 2008.
January 6 - Grande, Mamore, Beni, Chapare and Ichilo rivers have burst their banks.
January 30 - 600,000 hectares crops damaged in Santa Cruz province.
Cochabamba - 14 dead. 10,338 families affected. 12,000 hectares crops lost.
Chuquisaca - 22 dead. 5,365 affected.
Beni - 13,632 in shelters. 20,000 families homeless. 88,000 affected. 80,000 sq km under water. 60% of Beni under water. Worst flooding in 50 years.
Santa Cruz - 14 dead. 7,016 evacuated. 616,055 hectares damaged.
La Paz - 14 dead.
February 13 - dike break floods town of Trinidad.
March 18 - 97,000 families still affected by flooding. Recent rains contribute to further deteriorate the situation in the already flooded areas and new regions are flooded.
|240||Australia||New South Wales - towns: Coonamble, Coonabarabran, Nyngan, Condobolin. Lake Cargelligo area. Local government areas: Lachlan, Bland, Parkes, Coonamble, Warren and Broken Hill.||Darling tributaries
|22-Dec-07||31-Dec-07||10||0||see notes||Heavy rain||1||200,500||6.3||Severe rain
and storms cause overland flooding. Biggest floods on Bogoan river in 8
years. Lachlan, Bland, Parkes, Coonamble, Warren and Broken Hill local
government areas declared a disaster zone. Highest rainfall in 100 years in
Coonamble and Coonabarabran. Coonamble area expected to be isolated by
floodwaters for at least 1 week. Agricultural damages. $110 million in
damages in Coonamble. $60 million worth of damage in the Lachlan
MODIS observations of flooding along upper Darling Tributaries on December 23, 24, 28, 29, 30.
|241||Indonesia||West Sumatra - districts: Pesisir Selatan, Padang, Padang Pariaman, Solok, Agam. Padang City. Koto Tangah, Pessel.||Batang Tarusan, Batang Lumpo, Batang Kapas, Batang Kandih.||25-Dec-07||29-Dec-07||5||1||20,000||Heavy rain||1||8,850||4.6||Flash flooding. 1 dead 2 missing. 260 houses destroyed in Padang municipality. Thousands affected in Padang City. Floods up to 2.5 meters deep. Roads destroyed. Thousands of hectares of paddy fields inundated. 4,760 houses in Pesisir Selatan (Pessel) District inundated.||100.62||-0.69|
|242||FL-2007-000230-IDN||Indonesia||Java - East Java Province - Bojonegoro, Ngawi (Kwadungan,
Geneng). Malang, Jombang, Trenggalek, Madiun, Ponorogo, Pacitan, Tuban,
Padangan, Sidoarjo, Gresik, Lamongan.
--Central Java Province - Karanganyar, Surakarta. Pekalongan, Sragen, Sukoharjo, Wonogiri, Klaten, Grobogan. Solo City. Cepu. Pati and Gabus.
|Bengawan Solo, Amprong, Madiun, Grindalu, Lusi, Juawana||25-Dec-07||10-Jan-08||17||127||60,000||Heavy rain||1.5||50,690||6.1||Seasonal
torrential rains cause loods and landslides. 127 dead. Tens of thousands
homes flooded. 500,000 affected. 50,000 displaced.
--East Java - 31 dead. Bengawan Solo river overflows in Ngawi and Bojonegoro districts and Surakarta City: 23 dead, 23,894 houses damaged, 120,000 affected. 80 percent of Bojonegoro and Ngawi districts inundated. 24,781 hectares crops inundated. Floods sweep away bridge over Madiun river.
--Central Java - 78 dead. Landslides in Karanganyar and Tawangmangu. Floods in Solo city, Surakarta and Cepu. Gajah Mungkur dam in Wonogiri overflows. Worst floods in Cepu since 1993. Worst floods in Solo city in 40 years. 29,049 hectares crops inundated.
|243||FL-2008-000004-ZMB||Zambia||Southern Province - Mazabuka, Ndeke. Sinazongwe, Namhala, Monze
and Siavonga, Maamba. Itebe area. Munenga. Itezhi-Tezhi, Mumbwa, Namwala,
Lusaka Province - Kafue and Lusaka areas. Chibolya, Kanyama, Kamwala and Matero.
Central - Chibombo, Mumbwa, Mkushi.
Northern Province - Mungwi, Chinsali
Copperbelt - Chingola, Ndola, Mine Masala and Mushili
Eastern Province -
Luapula Province - Bangweulu Swamps area.
|Magoye, Kafioe, Kafue. Maramba.
Bangweulu Swamps, Chambeshi river, Upper Kafue and tributaries. Luangwa.
|30-Dec-07||1-Apr-08||94||6||17,000||see notes||Heavy rain||1||673,000||7.8||Several
weeks of heavy rains in southern Zambia. 3,000 homeless in Mazabuka after
Magoye river burst its banks. 3 bridges destroyed. Agricultural damage. 4
dead in Monze.
January 16 - $13 million in aid needed. 1.5 million people affected.
Southern province - 80% crops lost.
Eastern province - 20% crops lost.
March 11 - 10 dead, 34,000 displaced, 400,000 affected in Zambia (includes event 2008-022)
March 12 - floodwaters start to recede in Southern province. Rains continue in the north.
March 24 - renewed flooding in Kafue and Mazabuka, due to the opening of the Itezhi-Tezhi dam spill gates.
|244||Colombia||Tolima province - San Antonio, Playa Rica||Guadalito Las Pavas stream||25-Dec-07||28-Dec-07||4||3||200||Heavy rain||1||3,270||4.1||Floods and
mudslides. 3 dead. Several missing. Over 200 homeless.
Colombian authorities predict rainy season which should have ended in by now will continue until January.
|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|
|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 1.5: 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 2: Extreme events: with an estimated recurrence interval greater than 100 years|
|**Flood Magnitude =LOG(Duration x Severity x Affected Area)|
|6||Rain and snowmelt|
|8||Dam/Levy, break or release|
|9||Brief torrential rain|
|For additional information concerning how these tables are created, please review the Archive Notes|
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