Five natural disasters that shook India in the last ten years

  1. 2005 Mumbai Catastrophe

The 2005 Maharashtra floods occurred just one month after the June 2005 Gujarat floods. Mumbai witnessed one of its worst catastrophes in the history of India, killing at least 5,000 people.

The 2005 Maharashtra floods

The 2005 Maharashtra floods

  1. 2010 Eastern India Storm

The storm spanning 30–40 minutes ravaged eastern India in which at least 91 people and over 91,000 dwellings were destroyed, and some partially damaged.

2010 Eastern India Storm

2010 Eastern India Storm

  1. 2013 Maharashtra Drought 

    Maharashtra experienced the region’s worst drought in 40 years of which Jalna, Jalgaon and Dhule were badly hit and were also affected by the famine. After two years of low rainfall in the region, millions of people in Maharashtra are at serious risk of hunger.

Maharashtra experienced the region’s worst drought in 40 years of which Jalna, Jalgaon and Dhule were badly hit

Maharashtra experienced the region’s worst drought in 40 years of which Jalna, Jalgaon and Dhule were badly hit

  1. Uttarakhand Flood 2013

On June 2013, Uttarakhand received unprecedented rainfall resulting in massive landslides and powerful flashfloods that swept away houses and structures. Taking the valley by surprise, more than 5000 lost  their lives, making it the deadliest floods in the history of India.

Taking the valley by surprise, more than 5000 lost  their lives, making it the deadliest floods in the history of India.

Taking the valley by surprise, more than 5000 lost their lives, making it the deadliest floods in the history of India.

  1. Kashmir Flood 2014

Several thousand villages across the state were hit and 390 villages completely submerged when Jammu and Kashmir was submerged in flood water, the worst in its history. In actual figures, 2600 villages were reported to be affected in Jammu and Kashmir, out of which 390 villages in Kashmir were completely under water while 1225 villages were partially affected.

390 villages in Kashmir were completely under water while 1225 villages were partially affected

390 villages in Kashmir were completely under water while 1225 villages were partially affected

Compiled by – Media Team

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