राष्ट्रीय आपदा प्रबंधन प्राधिकरण भारत सरकार

Disaster Data & Statistics

SOME MAJOR DISASTERS IN INDIA

 


S. No.


Name of Event


Year


State & Area


Fatalities

1.

Floods

October 2014

Jammu & Kashmir

 

2.

Cyclone Hud Hud

September 2014

Andhra Pradesh & Odisha

 

3.

Odisha Floods

October 2013

Odisha

21

4.

Andhra Floods

October 2013

Andhra Pradesh

53

5.

Cyclone Phailin

October 2013

Odisha and Andhra Pradesh

23

6.

Floods/Landslides

June 2013

Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh

4,094

7.

Cyclone Mahasen

May 2013

Tamil Nadu

08

8.

Cyclone Nilam

October 2012

Tamil Nadu

65

9.

Uttarakhand Floods

Aug – Sep 2012

Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag and Bageshwar

52

10.

Assam Floods

July – Aug 2012

Assam

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11.

Cyclone Thane

December 2011

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

47

12.

Sikkim Earthquake

September 2011

Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar

60

13.

Odisha Floods

September 2011

19 Districts of Odisha

45

14.

Sikkim Earthquake

2011

North Eastern India with epicenter near Nepal Border and Sikkim

97 people died (75 in Sikkim)

15.

Cloudburst

2010

Leh, Ladakh in J&K

 257 people died

16.

Drought

2009

252 Districts in 10 States

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17.

Krishna

Floods

2009

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka

300 people died

18.

Kosi Floods

2008

North Bihar

527 deaths, 19,323 livestock perished, 2,23,000 houses damaged, 3.3 million persons affected

19.

Cyclone Nisha

2008

Tamil Nadu

204 deaths

20.

Maharashtra Floods

July 2005

Maharashtra State

1094 deaths 
167 injured
 
54 missing

21.

Kashmir

2005

Mostly Pakistan, Partially Kashmir

1400 deaths in Kashmir (86,000 deaths in total)

22.

Tsunami

2004

Coastline of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Pondicherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India

10,749 deaths 
5,640 persons missing
 
2.79 million people affected
 
11,827 hectares of crops damaged
 
300,000 fisher folk lost their livelihood

23.

Gujarat Earthquake

2001

Rapar, Bhuj, Bhachau, Anjar, Ahmedabad and Surat in Gujarat State

13,805 deaths 
6.3 million people affected

24.

Orissa Super Cyclone

1999

Orissa

Over 10,000 deaths

25.

Cyclone

1996

Andhra Pradesh

1,000 people died, 5,80,000 housed destroyed, Rs. 20.26 billion estimated damage

26.

Latur Earthquake

1993

Latur, Marathwada region of Maharashtra

7,928 people died 
30,000 injured

27.

Cyclone

1990

Andhra Pradesh

967 people died, 435,000 acres of land affected

28.

Drought

1987

15 States

300 million people affected

29.

Cyclone

1977

Andhra Pradesh

10,000 deaths 
hundreds of thousands homeless
 
40,000 cattle deaths

30.

Drought

1972

Large part of the country

200 million people affected