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"Unique.." "DFO.." "Glide.." "Country" "Other" "Nations" "X.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" "X" "M.6" "Total.floods.M.6" "M.4" "Total.floods.M.4" "Date.Began" "Total.floods.M.6.1" "Total.floods.M.4.1" "ENSO.index" "1" NA NA "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" "" NA "" "" "" "" NA "" NA "" NA NA "" NA "annual" NA "annual" "" "bimonthly" "bimonthly" NA "2" 1 1 "" "Algeria" "" "" "" "Northeastern" "" "1-Jan-85" "5-Jan-85" 5 "26" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "92,620" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "1-Jan-1985" "0" "1" NA "3" 2 2 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "States: Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais a Espirito Santo" "" "15-Jan-85" "2-Feb-85" 19 "229" "80,000" "2,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "678,500" 7.3 "\"Brazil's worst flooding since the 1940s, three southern state were inuated in 1983....it has not stopped raining since the e of December...declared a state of emergency in 133 counties\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "2" "15-Jan-1985" "1" "2" NA "4" 3 3 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Towns: Tanjay a Pamplona" "" "20-Jan-85" "21-Jan-85" 2 "43" "444" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "12,850" 4.4 "\"A waterspout swirled across two central Philippine towns.\"CAUSE:Waterspout" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "3" "20-Jan-1985" "1" "3" NA "5" 4 4 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Region: Northern Sulawesi; Towns: Gorontalo Regency" "" "4-Feb-85" "18-Feb-85" 15 "21" "300" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "16,540" 5.4 "\"large areas of cropla have been devastated\"CAUSE:Flash floods" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "4" "4-Feb-1985" "1" "4" NA "6" 5 5 "" "Mozambique" "" "" "" "Provinces: Natal, Maputo; Rivers: Nkomati, Omati, Maputo, Umbeluzi, Incomati, Limpopo, Pungue, Buzi a Zambezi; Town: Ressano Garcia" "" "9-Feb-85" "11-Feb-85" 3 "19" "" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "20,080" 5 "\"With the exception of floods caused by a cyclone early last year, the flooding was the worst in 50 years...The floods follow a four-year drought that devastated South African a Mozambican farmlas. The drought was broken in January with rains that exceeded the long-term average for the month. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "5" "9-Feb-1985" "1" "5" NA "7" 6 6 "" "Comoros islas" "" "" "" "Isla of Anjouan; Villages: Hassimpao, Marahare, Vouani" "" "16-Feb-85" "28-Feb-85" 13 "2" "35,000" "5,600,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "1,040" 4.1 "\"Most crops destroyed including important sources of agricultural income: vanilla plants a olive trees. Situation aggravated by soil erosion. Potential risk of famine in affected rural areas in next five months.\"CAUSE:Tropical storm" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "6" "16-Feb-1985" "1" "6" NA "8" 7 7 "" "New Zealand " "" "" "" "Coromael Peninsula" "" "17-Feb-85" "18-Feb-85" 2 "4" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,870" 4.2 "\"11 inches of rain fell during a 24-hour period.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "7" "17-Feb-1985" "1" "7" NA "9" 8 8 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central a East Java a the eastern islas" "" "19-Feb-85" "23-Feb-85" 5 "10" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "77,090" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "8" "19-Feb-1985" "1" "8" NA "10" 9 9 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Ohio - Towns: Eastlake, Defiance; Rivers: Chagrin, Maumee Missouri - Towns: Fairplay, Kansas City; Rivers: Missouri, Mississippi, Iian Creek, Marmaton Oklahoma - Towns: Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Shawnee, Skiatook; Rivers: Deer Creek, Bird Creek Iiana - Towns: Fort Wayne, Marion, Niles, Vincennes; Rivers: Wabash, Mississinewa, St. Joseph, Tippecanoe, Maumee Ohio - Towns: Milan; Rivers: Huron Illinois - Towns: Wilmington, Kankakee, Phalen Acres, Morse; Rivers: Kankakee New York - Towns: Buffalo, Amherst; Rivers: Silver Creek, Elliot Creek Michigan - Counties: St. Clair Towns: Kalamazoo, Hastings; Rivers: Belle, Thornapple" "" "22-Feb-85" "1-Mar-85" 8 "7" "2,250" "12,100,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 1.5 "210,530" 6.4 "\"Some rivers in Iiana were heading for their highest levels in nearly 30 years...Fort Wayne officials said they expected their third worst floods of the century. In Chicago almost every major river in the state is above flood stage. Many rivers are at their all-time highs,..the Maumee climbed to its third highest level in history.\"CAUSE:Rain - Snowmelt" NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "9" "22-Feb-1985" "2" "9" NA "11" 10 10 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "Bermeja, Department of Tarija" "" "25-Feb-85" "28-Feb-85" 4 "2" "1,000" "" "" 1 "69,710" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "10" "25-Feb-1985" "2" "10" -0.6 "12" 11 11 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Towns: Rome, Peoria, Liverpool, Chillicothe, Meredosia; Rivers: Illinois, Fox" "" "3-Mar-85" "8-Mar-85" 6 "4" "2,400" "11,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 2 "26,270" 5.5 "\"The National Guard was on alert as water spilling from the Illinois threatened the river basin with its worst flooding in history \"CAUSE:Rain - Snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "11" "3-Mar-1985" "0" "1" NA "13" 12 12 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Towns: Zuni Pueblo, Ramah Lakes on the Zuni River: Black Rock, Eustace " "" "13-Mar-85" "14-Mar-85" 2 "" "80" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "26,530" 4.7 "\"Heavy rains a snowmelt put pressure on two earthen dams on Zuni Iian tribal las\"CAUSE:Rain - Snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "12" "13-Mar-1985" "0" "2" NA "14" 13 13 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Pasadena, Houston, Victoria, San Antonio, Sugar La" "" "14-Mar-85" "15-Mar-85" 2 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "141,510" 5.5 "\"2 inches of rain in an hour flooded streets a intersections a some uerpasses were filled with several feet of water. One freeway uerpass was flooded 6 feet deep. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "13" "14-Mar-1985" "0" "3" NA "15" 14 14 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Lake Erie, Detriot River Michigan - Counties: Monroe, Macomb a Wayne Ohio - Toledo" "" "30-Mar-85" "31-Mar-85" 2 "" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "16,880" 4.5 "\"High water a northeast wis caused the worst flooding in more than a decade on islas in the Detroit River. A Coast Guard spokesman said the water level at the river's mouth was 59 inches above normal a 8 inches above the level predicted. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "14" "30-Mar-1985" "0" "4" NA "16" 15 15 "" "NE" "" "" "" "State: Ceara, Piaui a Maranhao, Paraiba" "" "2-Apr-85" "17-Apr-85" 16 "32" "700,000" "200,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,970,400" 7.7 "\"A year ago these people were dying of hunger from the drought. Now they're being punished by the rain...These are by far the worst floods we've ever had...Rio Grae del Norte state governor Agripino Maiahas called the flooding the worst in almost 50 years...The heavy rains have swollen rivers that have been dry or almost dry for several years. In some areas, the rains have continued for more than two months, but have become more intense in recent weeks.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "15" "2-Apr-1985" "1" "5" NA "17" 16 16 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Counties: San Patricio a Nueces; City: Stinton, Corpus Christi" "" "11-Apr-85" "12-Apr-85" 2 "1" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,190" 4.5 "\"Nearly a foot of rain washed coastal areas\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "16" "11-Apr-1985" "1" "6" NA "18" 17 17 "" "NE" "" "" "" "Jinshan township of Huma County, Heilongjiang River" "" "21-Apr-85" "29-Apr-85" 9 "" "200" "1,300,000" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "300,330" 6.4 "\"The largest ice dam was 15 meters high a 25 kilometers long.\"CAUSE:Ice flows" NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "17" "21-Apr-1985" "2" "7" NA "19" 18 18 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Marquette County" "" "24-Apr-85" "25-Apr-85" 2 "" "400" "400,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 2 "5,120" 4.3 "\"The 6-foot floods washed out pits up to 20 feet deep in roads...an emergency services department spokesman, called the flooding the 'worst of the century.\"CAUSE:Rain - Snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "18" "24-Apr-1985" "2" "8" -0.47 "20" 19 19 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Nebraska New Mexico - Rio Grae River Minnesota - Wild Rice River in Mahnomen Texas - Erath County Colorado - Southeastern " "" "11-May-85" "12-May-85" 2 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "154,870" 5.5 "\"Violent storms...hurled tornadoes, softball-size hail a heavy rain at the nation's midsection today, knocking out power, flooding streets, destroying homes a triggering mudslides.\"CAUSE:Rain - Tornadoes" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "19" "11-May-1985" "0" "1" NA "21" 20 20 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Mountain towns of Jayuya a Utuado" "" "19-May-85" "20-May-85" 2 "2" "4,500" "67,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,420" 3.5 "\"Caused serious damage to the isla's coffee crop.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "19" "19-May-1985" "0" "1" NA "22" 21 21 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangxi Autonomous Region, Hunan Province, Guilin" "" "26-May-85" "6-Jun-85" 12 "64" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "458,670" 6.9 "\"Some of China's worst flooding this century...the region's worst flooding since 1908...severe rains caused four rivers to overflow...The worst flood in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region in 77 years \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "20" "26-May-1985" "1" "2" NA "23" 22 22 "" "Argentina" "" "" "" "Buenos Aires, Ingeniero Budge, La Matanza, Maldonado River" "" "30-May-85" "1-Jun-85" 3 "25" "100,000" "230,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "78,650" 5.5 "\"The weather bureau reported at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. EDT) Friday that 11.5 inches of rain fell over the previous 24-hour period, setting a record. The previous high-water mark was set Feb. 27, 1930, when 9.6 inches fell in one day.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "21" "30-May-1985" "1" "3" NA "24" 23 23 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Maulvibazar, Sylhet district, River Manu" "" "3-Jun-85" "22-Jun-85" 20 "7" "100,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "8,910" 5.4 "\"Floods that hit the area for the third time in two weeks...Officials said the flooding arou Moulvibazar was the worst in memory.\"CAUSE:Rain - cyclones" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "22" "3-Jun-1985" "1" "4" NA "25" 24 24 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Counties: Hays, Comal a Blanco; Cities:Red River, Denison, San Antonio, Archer City, Wimberley, Bulverde; Rivers:Blanco Bulverde Cibolo Creek, Iian Creek, Blanco River Oklahoma - Cities: Ardmore, Sapulpa, Tulsa, Marietta a Love County, Rivers: Polecat Creek" "" "5-Jun-85" "6-Jun-85" 2 "6" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "83,470" 5.2 "\"Rainfall was measured up to 16 inches.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "23" "5-Jun-1985" "1" "5" NA "26" 25 25 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Cities: Barnsdal, Avant, Pawhuska, Skiatook, Bartlesville, Wynona River: Bird Creek" "" "10-Jun-85" "11-Jun-85" 2 "" "320" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "9,870" 4.5 "\"This is probably the worst storm we've had in my lifetime a I haven't heard anybody say anything different.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "24" "10-Jun-1985" "1" "6" NA "27" 26 26 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "isla of Luzon; Provinces - Rizal, Bataan a Pampanga; Cities - Manila, Quezon, Santa Cruz" "" "22-Jun-85" "30-Jun-85" 9 "98" "130,000" "60,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,770" 4.8 "\"The flood was the worst to hit this city of 6.8 million in more than a decade...two typhoons a heavy monsoon rains that spurred the worst flooding in the Philippines in 13 years.CAUSE:Rain - typhoons" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "25" "22-Jun-1985" "1" "7" NA "28" 27 27 "" "India" "" "" "" "States - Kerala, Assam Bombay, Karnataka, Goa" "" "23-Jun-85" "27-Jun-85" 5 "95" "25,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "254,240" 6.1 "\"Bombay, where the heaviest rain in more than 10 years.\"CAUSE:Rain - monsoon" NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "26" "23-Jun-1985" "2" "8" NA "29" 28 28 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces: Guizhou a Sichuan; City: Xichang Rivers: Yangtse, Jinsha" "" "28-Jun-85" "10-Jul-85" 13 "275" "60,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "290,680" 6.8 "\"Some of the region's worst flooding in decades, \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "27" "28-Jun-1985" "3" "9" -0.14 "30" 29 29 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districts: Chittagong, Baar; Rivers: Matamuhuri, Sankha " "" "3-Jul-85" "4-Jul-85" 2 "2" "77,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,450" 4.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "28" "3-Jul-1985" "0" "1" NA "31" 30 30 "" "Germany" "" "" "" "Monschau, Rur River" "" "6-Jul-85" "7-Jul-85" 2 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,930" 3.6 "\"Rainstorms a high wis ripped across north a eastern West Germany Saturday bringing extensive flooding, ripping up trees, blocking roads a washing away a bridge.\"CAUSE:Rain " NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "28" "6-Jul-1985" "0" "1" NA "32" 31 31 "" "USA" "" "" "" "West Virginia - Counties: Raolph, Tucker; Rivers: Cheat, Dry Fork, Horse Camp Run Pennsylvania - Counties: Westmorea, Western Erie; Towns: West Jeannette, New Stanton, Ligonier Township; Rivers: Brush Creek" "" "9-Jul-85" "10-Jul-85" 2 "2" "200" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "24,270" 4.7 "\"It was lightning, a there was hail, but it was raining so bad you couldn't see anything\"CAUSE:1" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "29" "9-Jul-1985" "0" "2" NA "33" 32 32 "" "Chad" "" "" "" "Am Timan Region, Bahr Azoum River" "" "13-Jul-85" "16-Jul-85" 4 "" "1,600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,240" 4.8 "\"Rainy season has started with a torrential rainfall.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "30" "13-Jul-1985" "0" "3" NA "34" 33 33 "" "India" "" "" "" "States: Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir" "" "18-Jul-85" "30-Jul-85" 13 "340" "20,000" "500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "117,440" 6.2 "\"Two days of the heaviest monsoon rains in 20 years\"CAUSE:Rain - monsoons" NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "31" "18-Jul-1985" "1" "4" NA "35" 34 34 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "Kosti, Nyala, El Geneina, El Fasher" "" "19-Jul-85" "22-Jul-85" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "63,580" 5.4 "\"Heavy rains have halted delivery of most relief supplies to tens of thousas of Sudanese a Chadian famine victims.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "32" "19-Jul-1985" "1" "5" NA "36" 35 35 "" "China" "" "" "" " Provinces: Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Shaong Rivers: Yalu, Liao, Hun, Taizhi, Liaohe" "" "20-Jul-85" "2-Sep-85" 45 "200" "2,000,000" "350,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "994,500" 7.8 "\"The worst in the area in 25 years...In the worst destruction in the region in 26 years, Mamie's strong wis a torrential rains broke dikes, swept away homes, ruined thousas of acres of crops a severed communications \"CAUSE:Rain - thuerstorms, typhoons" NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "33" "20-Jul-1985" "2" "6" NA "37" 36 36 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districts: Rangpur, Kurigram a Nilphamari, Sirajaganj, Gaibaha, Meherpur, Naogoan; Rivers: Jamuna, Dharal Brahmmaputra" "" "21-Jul-85" "17-Aug-85" 28 "15" "175,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,660" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "34" "21-Jul-1985" "2" "7" NA "38" 37 37 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Counties: DeKalb, Cherokee Cities: Fort Payne, Dogtown Rivers: Johnny's Creek, Wills Creek" "" "24-Jul-85" "25-Jul-85" 2 "" "100" "100,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,440" 3.7 "\"6 1/2 inches of rain _ including 3 inches in an hour _ washed out part of an earthen dam, forced the evacuation of dozens of people a the helicopter rescue of others.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "34" "24-Jul-1985" "2" "7" NA "39" 38 38 "" "China " "" "" "" "Shanghai, Chongming isla" "" "1-Aug-85" "2-Aug-85" 2 "3" "200,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "58,280" 5.1 "\"On Chongming isla at the mouth of the Yangtze River, raging flood water flattened 82 houses a spoiled 1.1 million pous of grain in the county granary, the Shanghai newspaper said. It said 80 percent of the rice paddies in another suburban county were flooded.\"CAUSE:Rain - typhoon" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "35" "1-Aug-1985" "2" "8" NA "40" 39 39 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Cheyenne, Dry Creek" "" "2-Aug-85" "3-Aug-85" 2 "12" "" "40,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "17,920" 4.7 "\"soaked Cheyenne with 6.06 inches of rain between 6:20 p.m. a 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. The previous record for rain in a 24-hour period was 4.7 inches July 15, 1896\"CAUSE:1" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "36" "2-Aug-1985" "2" "9" NA "41" 40 40 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Namche Bazar, Bhotekoshi River" "" "4-Aug-85" "5-Aug-85" 2 "3" "160" "" "21" 2 "12,490" 4.7 "\"A laslide sent water pouring down from Langboche, a glacial lake, swelling the flow of the Bhotekoshi River to 45 times normal at Namche Bazar. The resultant flash flood on Aug. 4 was the heaviest ever recorded there.\"CAUSE:Laslide" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "37" "4-Aug-1985" "2" "10" NA "42" 41 41 "" "China" "" "" "" "Yunnan Province" "" "6-Aug-85" "9-Aug-85" 4 "283" "14,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "146,690" 5.8 "\"Since May, 104 of Yunnan's 128 counties have suffered from strong wis, hail storms a heavy rain,'' the newspaper said. ''Thousas of acres of grain fields have been hit. Many rescue workers have been dispatched to the disaster area to help residents recover from the natural disasters.'' The floods damaged 10 reservoirs, 85 small hydroelectric power stations a 751 bridges. Four ''fairly big'' coal mines in eastern Yunnan also were flooded, causing ''heavy losses, \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "38" "6-Aug-1985" "2" "11" NA "43" 42 42 "" "Austria" "" "" "" "Provinces: Tyrol, Salzburg; Cities: Melk, Branunau Rivers: Danube, Inn, Gars, Gasteiner Ache" "" "7-Aug-85" "8-Aug-85" 2 "12" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "15,150" 4.7 "\"Authorities said flooding in some areas was the worst in 31 years.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "39" "7-Aug-1985" "2" "12" NA "44" 43 43 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Awash River" "" "17-Aug-85" "19-Aug-85" 3 "" "8,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "92,580" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "40" "17-Aug-1985" "2" "13" NA "45" 44 44 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province, Chenzhou Prefecture" "" "30-Aug-85" "3-Sep-85" 5 "147" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "38,000" 5.3 "\"The province has been battered by rainstorms, strong wis, a hailstorms since late july, afflicting thirty-eight counties a cities a almost one-fourth of the province's sown area. the province's 19 major rivers are still rising. water in 67 reservoirs -- including six large ones -- are above the danger level.\" CAUSE:Rain - typhoons" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "41" "30-Aug-1985" "2" "14" NA "46" 45 45 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangxi Province" "" "30-Aug-85" "8-Sep-85" 10 "" "200,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "49,640" 5.7 "almost 20 inches of rain had been recorded. CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "42" "30-Aug-1985" "2" "15" NA "47" 46 46 "" "USA" "" "" "" " Florida - West Coast, Gulf Coast, Panhale, Tarpon Springs, Apalachicola, Jacksonville, Black Creek Arkansas - Mountain Home Kentucky - Paducah, MCCracken County South Dakota - Mitchell Iowa - Fort Dodge, Mason City Michigan - Flint River Iianapolis Missouri - Troy" "" "30-Aug-85" "5-Sep-85" 7 "4" "1,000,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "73,970" 5.7 "\"A wide ba of thuerstorms _ some of them the leftovers of Hurricane Elena _ dumped heavy rains from Iowa to the Ohio River valley...In Paducah, Ky., 8.09 inches of rain Thursday set off the worst flash floods in a decade...many streets remained closed Suay, flooded by three day rain totals of nearly 10 inches. \"CAUSE:Rain - hurricane" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "43" "30-Aug-1985" "2" "16" -0.43 "48" 47 47 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Isla of Hokkaido" "" "1-Sep-85" "2-Sep-85" 2 "11" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "79,040" 5.2 "\"Dumping as much as 4 inches of rain in one hour in some hard-hit areas, the storm triggered laslides, disrupted rail service a flooded hureds of homes.\"CAUSE:Rain - typhoon" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "44" "1-Sep-1985" "0" "1" NA "49" 48 48 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong Province, Counties: Haikang, Lianjiang, Suyixi" "" "1-Sep-85" "4-Sep-85" 4 "26" "70,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,100" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "45" "1-Sep-1985" "0" "2" NA "50" 49 49 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Districts: Rautahat, Parsa, Bara, Nuwakote, South Plain Belt Rivers: Bagnati a Bakaiya" "" "6-Sep-85" "11-Sep-85" 6 "30" "1,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,060" 4.9 "\"laslides a floods triggered by five days of rain...Officials have blamed the laslides on erosion caused by deforestation. Five million of the country's 16 million acres of forest have been cut down in the last 10 years to make room for Nepal's expaing population.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "46" "6-Sep-1985" "0" "3" NA "51" 50 50 "" "USA" "" "" "" "County: Saginaw; Cities: Flint, Flushing; Flint River Flooding renewed on 9-Sept-85" "" "6-Sep-85" "9-Sep-85" 4 "" "160" "10,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "3,240" 4.4 "\"Swollen Flint River was expected to crest at between 17 a 17 feet, well above its 11-foot flood stage...The flooding was caused by overloaded storm sewers, no longer able to maintain discharge into the swollen river or its tributaries because of the \"once-in-a-hured-years\" rainfallCAUSE:1" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "47" "6-Sep-1985" "0" "4" NA "52" 51 51 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Provinces north of Nghe Tinh - Thai Binh, Ha Nam Ninh, Thanh Hoa, a suburbs of Hanoi all in the rice-producing Red River delta" "" "7-Sep-85" "15-Sep-85" 9 "34" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "24,680" 5.3 "\"Some areas in northern vietnam had 660 millimeters of rainfall from september 7 to 12, causing rivers to rise over the flood stage...Vietnam's worst flooding in five years. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "48" "7-Sep-1985" "0" "5" NA "53" 52 52 "" "Sweden" "" "" "" "Provinces: Dalarna, Haelsingla dalaelven a Voxnan rivers" "" "12-Sep-85" "15-Sep-85" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "51,410" 5.3 "\"The floods were described by local authorities as the worst in the region since 1916\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "49" "12-Sep-1985" "0" "6" NA "54" 53 53 "" "India" "" "" "" "States: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar Districts: Barabai, Lucknow, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Barabanki Cities: Lucknow, Orissa Pradesh, Delhi Rivers: Bagmati " "" "13-Sep-85" "15-Oct-85" 33 "557" "152,000" "308,000,000" "" 1.5 "90,000" 6.6 "\"Weather officials in Lucknow reported that more than 17 inches of rain has fallen on the city since Friday...The worst floods in 25 years\"CAUSE:Rain - monsoons" NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "50" "13-Sep-1985" "1" "7" NA "55" 54 54 "" "Dominican Republic" "" "" "" "Ozama River" "" "14-Sep-85" "15-Sep-85" 2 "12" "895" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,760" 4.2 "\"The worst since September 1979\"CAUSE:Rain - laslides" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "51" "14-Sep-1985" "1" "8" NA "56" 55 55 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Niger River" "" "23-Sep-85" "25-Sep-85" 3 "" "6,000" "8,000,000" "" 1 "74,620" 5.3 "\"This year's flood is the area's worst in 19 years\"CAUSE:" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "52" "23-Sep-1985" "1" "9" NA "57" 56 56 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Teesta River Northern Rangpur district" "" "27-Sep-85" "28-Sep-85" 2 "" "800" "" "" 1 "6,470" 4.1 "\"The Teesta River broke through an embankment .\"CAUSE:" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "53" "27-Sep-1985" "1" "10" NA "58" 57 57 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Towns: Mameyes Portones, Ponce, Santa Isabel, Aibonito, Toro Negro, Cidra, Toa Baja, Tuque Beach, Caquas Juana Dias, Coama, Santa Isabel, Patillas Rivers: Coamo, Plata, Jewel, Paso Seco" "" "6-Oct-85" "8-Oct-85" 3 "99" "6,200" "447,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "7,220" 4.3 "\"...described the rains, which began Saturday, as the worst since 1970. ..The National Weather Service said a tropical front that began moving slowly across the 100-mile-long isla on Friday dumped as much as seven inches of rain in a single 10-hour period early Moay in some southern a central areas.\"CAUSE:Tropical storm - laslides" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "54" "6-Oct-1985" "1" "11" NA "59" 58 58 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Mexico -- State: Sinaloa -- Cities: Culiacan, Chihuahua, Los Mochis, Guamuchil, Guasave -- Rivers: Juarez Texas -- Towns: Tulia, Silverton, Midla, Lubbock, Seminole, Seagraves, Denver City, Odessa, Lamesa, Miami, Crosbyton, Post Oklahoma -- Counties: Muskogee, Okmulgee -- Towns: Gage, Cherokee, Blackwell, Haskell, Beggs, Tulsa, Coweta, Ponca City, Wagoner, Morris, Hominy -- Rivers: Hikaskia, Deep Fork New Mexico -- Towns: Hobbs, Albuquerque, Silver City, Ruidoso, Red Rock, Silver City -- Rivers: Gila Missouri -- Towns: Kansas City, Parkville, Liberty, Mosby -- Rivers: Fishing Kansas -- Counties: Sedgwick, Leavenworth, Lyon, Butler, Chase, Sumner -- Towns: Wichita, Matfield Green, Augusta, Plymouth, Hartford -- Rivers: Whitewater, Cottonwood, Neosho Iowa -- Towns: -- Rivers: Chariton, Cedar Creek" "" "9-Oct-85" "12-Oct-85" 4 "1" "460" "" "" 1 "225,140" 6 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "55" "9-Oct-1985" "1" "12" NA "60" 59 59 "" "Benin" "" "" "" "Provinces: Oueme, Zou, Mono, Atlantique" "" "10-Oct-85" "28-Oct-85" 19 "78" "48,000" "4,873,782" "" 1 "29,270" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "56" "10-Oct-1985" "1" "13" NA "61" 60 60 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Suan Phung, Damnoen Saduak districts of Ratchaburi Province" "" "12-Oct-85" "17-Oct-85" 6 "18" "7,640" "3,600,000" "" 1 "13,910" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "57" "12-Oct-1985" "1" "14" NA "62" 61 61 "" "India" "" "" "" "Eastern coastal states: Orissa, West Bengal Villages: Barakhanpur, Paradip Subarnarekhu River" "" "18-Oct-85" "20-Oct-85" 3 "49" "150,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "46,760" 5.3 "200 missing; 500 villages had access cut off; deaths occurred by house collapse, drowning; storm came from Bay of Bengal, storm surge also likely involved. Orissa was washed away.CAUSE:Tropical Storm" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "58" "18-Oct-1985" "1" "15" NA "63" 62 62 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Towns: Fredericksburg, Maypearl, Tyler, Burnet, Kerrville, Hunt; Rivers: Guadalupe, Llano, Pedernales, Fort Hood Creek Arkansas - Towns: Star City, Gould" "" "19-Oct-85" "21-Oct-85" 3 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "73,060" 5.3 "\"Up to 8 inches of rain sent streams surging out of their banks over the southern Plains.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "59" "19-Oct-1985" "1" "16" NA "64" 63 63 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Isla of Luzon" "" "19-Oct-85" "20-Oct-85" 2 "31" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "89,520" 5.3 "\"Typhoon Dot was the strongest storm to hit the Philippines since Typhoon Joan smashed southern Luzon isla with 178-mph wis in 1970, leaving 800 people dead.\"CAUSE:Typhoon" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "60" "19-Oct-1985" "1" "17" NA "65" 64 64 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Golden Meadow, 50 mi south of New Orleans; St Bernard, St Tammany; other parishes in eastern toe of Lousiana" "" "26-Oct-85" "30-Oct-85" 5 "" "400,000" "1,000,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "9,360" 4.8 "Highest tide on record;water in small towns 7 ft deep; forced many farmers out of business; damage to shrimp fisheryCAUSE:Tropical Storm" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "61" "26-Oct-1985" "1" "18" -0.13 "66" 65 65 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Monagahela River, Cheat River; St James, Potomac rivers in Virginia; Petersburg, Riverton (washed away), West Virginia; Washington Couny, West Virginia; Harpers Ferry, C a O tow path, other national parks damaged" "" "1-Nov-85" "9-Nov-85" 9 "54" "18,000" "850,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "57,870" 5.9 "Four days of heavy rain; Potomac crested on Nov.8 (third highest crest on record at that time; James River returned to normal by Nov.9; Tygart Dam in West Virginia opened, downstream major flooding along the Cheat River; Monongahela largest flood in 50 years.CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "62" "1-Nov-1985" "0" "1" NA "67" 66 66 "" "Jamaica" "" "" "" "Southern a central portions of isla; Clareon, Manchester, a St. Elizabeth" "" "19-Nov-85" "22-Nov-85" 4 "7" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "3,960" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "63" "19-Nov-1985" "0" "2" NA "68" 67 67 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "Caracas" "" "2-Dec-85" "5-Dec-85" 4 "24" "15,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "19,690" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "64" "2-Dec-1985" "0" "3" NA "69" 68 68 "" "Trinidad" "" "" "" "Seven north coast towns, Uriah Butler Highway" "" "2-Dec-85" "4-Dec-85" 3 "" "" " " "Heavy rain" 1.5 "290" 3.1 "Heaviest rains in 30 yearsCAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "64" "2-Dec-1985" "0" "3" NA "70" 69 69 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Algonac, St Clay River" "" "30-Dec-85" "31-Dec-85" 2 "" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,800" 3.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "64" "30-Dec-1985" "0" "3" -0.28 "71" 70 1 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Oregon - Towns: Ontario, Nyssa. Rivers: Snake. Idaho - Snake River. Michigan - Towns: Algonac. Rivers: St. Clair, Muskegon" "" "1-Jan-86" "6-Jan-86" 6 "" "100" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "1,743" 4 "\"40-mile ice jam clogging the Snake River along the Oregon-Idaho border...worst ice jams on the Snake River in nearly a generation\" Displaced data approximate Hectares/Acres data for OntarioCAUSE:Ice jam flooding" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "1-Jan-1986" "0" "1" NA "72" 71 2 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "Northeast Bolivia - Cochabamba a La Paz region. Towns: Villa Fatima, Nueva Esperanza, Tocopilla. Chapare River" "" "6-Jan-86" "3-Apr-86" 88 "30" "11,300" "42,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "62,580" 6.9 "\"Three days of rain have caused floods that inuated villages a vast areas of farmla\"CAUSE:Persistent torrential rains" NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "2" "6-Jan-1986" "1" "2" NA "73" 72 3 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northern a Central California - Napa, Humbolt, Sonoma a Yuba Counties. Towns: Napa, Guerneville, Lia. Rivers: Russian, Napa, Eel, Yuba Western Nevada: Towns: Reno. Rivers: Truckee" "" "12-Feb-86" "27-Feb-86" 16 "18" "30,000" "319,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "88,740" 6.3 "\"weeklong string of storms brought snow to higher elevations in Nevada, Utah a Idaho, a flooding in low-lying areas broke a temporary dam in northern California, where three counties were declared disaster areas\". Feb 21: Yuba River burst a levee, flooding 24 square miles about 40 miles north of Sacramento. 21,000 homeless Displaced CA: 27,000. NV: 3,000CAUSE:A series of winter storms hit the Pacific coast" NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "3" "12-Feb-1986" "2" "3" NA "74" 73 4 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Peru - Lake Titicaca region:15 villages as well as the provincial capital, Puno. Bolivia - Lake Titicaca region, Guaqui a Desaguadero. Santa Cruz province" "" "1-Feb-86" "1-May-86" 90 "" "300,000" "50,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "94,880" 7.2 "\" The rains have swollen Lake Titicaca ... to 8 feet above normal -- the lake's highest level in this century .... Rainfall in the last six months has been nearly double the average near the lake\"CAUSE:Months of torrential rains" NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "4" "1-Feb-1986" "3" "4" -0.24 "75" 74 5 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Wisconsin - Towns: Green Bay, Oconto. Rivers: East, Oconto, Suamico a Duck Creek. Michigan - Osceola County. Town: Evart. Muskegon River. Minnesota a upper Mississippi rivers" "" "27-Mar-86" "5-Apr-86" 10 "2" "496" "200,000" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "4,325" 4.6 "\"Unseasonable warmth quickened melting snow in northeastern Wisconsin\". April 5: \"Rapidly melting snow in northern Wisconsin a Minnesota had swollen the Minnesota a upper Mississippi rivers to their highest levels since 1975\"CAUSE:Ice jams a snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "5" "27-Mar-1986" "0" "1" NA "76" 75 6 "" "Argentina " "" "" "" "Northern Argentina - Provinces: Chaco, Entre Rios, Formosa, Santa Fe." "" "11-Apr-86" "7-May-86" 27 "2" "55,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "269,500" 6.9 "" NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "6" "11-Apr-1986" "1" "2" NA "77" 76 7 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Northeast Brazil - Pernambuco state. Towns: Mombaca, Procoto a Cavalos" "" "23-Apr-86" "25-Apr-86" 3 "11" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "155,300" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "7" "23-Apr-1986" "1" "3" -0.1 "78" 77 8 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Central Iran - Provinces: Isfahan, Hamedan, Lorestan a Khuzestan." "" "2-May-86" "6-May-86" 5 "26" "1,000" "30,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "206,300" 6 "\"more than 70 villages were isolated after bridges were swept away by the floods\"CAUSE:heavy rains" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "8" "2-May-1986" "1" "1" NA "79" 78 9 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Bangkok city. Provinces: Uthai Thani, Kamphaeng Pit, Rayong, Ratchaburi" "" "9-May-86" "12-May-86" 4 "32" "" "3,850,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "83,430" 5.7 "\"Twelve inches of rain -- the heaviest 24-hour rainfall in Bangkok in more than 500 years -- paralyzed the capital Friday, flooding the city with four feet of water \" ... \"officials in charge of flood control forecast the amount of floodwaters which swamped bangkok in the past two days at 60 million cubic metres, an all-time record in this city.\"CAUSE:monsoon downpours" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "9" "9-May-1986" "1" "2" NA "80" 79 10 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southeast Missouri: Cape Girardeau, Scott a Madison Counties" "" "15-May-86" "15-May-86" 1 "3" "" "100,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "6,446" 3.8 "\"More than 7 inches of rain that accompanied the tornadoes sent several feet of water cascading through the streets of some towns\" CAUSE:flash floods associated with tornadoes " NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "9" "15-May-1986" "1" "2" NA "81" 80 11 "" "Solomon Islands" "" "" "" "Islas - Malaita, Makira, eastern e of Guadacanal. " "" "19-May-86" "20-May-86" 2 " " "10,000" " " "Tropical cyclone" 1 "28,740" 4.8 "\"A cyclone slammed into the Solomon Islas Moay with peak wis of 140 mph, collapsing homes, bridges a schools a causing widespread flooding that left up to 50 people missing a 10,000 homeless\" CAUSE:flooding associated with cyclone " NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "10" "19-May-1986" "1" "3" NA "82" 81 12 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Fort Worth area. Marine Creek" "" "24-May-86" "24-May-86" 1 "3" "100" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "5,250" 3.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "10" "24-May-1986" "1" "3" NA "83" 82 13 "" "Chile " "" "" "" "Cities: Valparaiso, Santiago, Concepcion, San Antonio" "" "27-May-86" "29-May-86" 3 "8" "17,000" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "27,960" 4.9 "\"In Valparaiso, Chile's largest port, a rain swollen dam burst its banks Tuesday night a swept tons of mud down through hillside slums into the streets of the business center.\". \"Rain-swollen rivers overflowed their banks, flooding farm las a cutting off rural roads in many parts of the central region\"CAUSE:Torrential rains causing flooding a mudslides a a dam burst" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "11" "27-May-1986" "1" "4" NA "84" 83 14 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Pennsylvania - northern Allegheny County. Pittsburgh's northern suburbs: Etna, Iiana, O'Hara a Shaler townships. Allegheny River tributaries Pine Creek a Little Pine Creek" "" "30-May-86" "31-May-86" 2 "8" "10" "20,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,700" 3.5 "\"The National Weather Service estimated up to 4 inches of rain from slow-moving thuerstorms may have fallen in Etna, Fox Chapel, Millvale a Shaler, Iiana, Hampton a O'Hara townships in one hour \" CAUSE:Heavy thuerstorms triggered flash floods a mudslides " NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "11" "30-May-1986" "1" "4" NA "85" 84 15 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Central Texas - Bexar County; Dallas area, San Antonio, Del Rio, De Leon, Abilene, Comanche, Sweetwater, Spleora. Rivers: San Antonio, Olmos Creek, Peach Creek " "" "31-May-86" "11-Jun-86" 12 "10" "3,500" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "26,900" 5.5 "June 6 -\"Unrelenting rain today sent water gushing through a San Antonio, Texas, hotel a rushing over streets in the city's worst flooding in 15 years\" CAUSE:Flash flooding " NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "12" "31-May-1986" "1" "5" NA "86" 85 16 "" "Jamaica" "Haiti" "Dominican Republic" "Cuba" "Caribbean --Jamaica - southern a western parishes, Kingston area, Savanna La Mar, May Pen, Old Harbor Bay, Lucie. Wag Water River. --Dominican Republic - Santo Domingo city. --Haiti - area arou Les Cayes city. --Cuba - eastern a central provinces: Guantanamo, Santiago de Cuba, Granma, Las Tunas, Holguin a Camaguey." "" "4-Jun-86" "15-Jun-86" 12 "94" "11,860" "25,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "81,750" 6.2 "Jamica -\"12 straight days of rain that has dumped 25 inches of water on the Caribbean isla\" ... \"The weather bureau compared the current rains to those that killed 60 people in 1979. The floods covered an area of 10 square miles with 18 feet of water a hureds of people were evacuated from their homes. \" Fatalities: Jamaica: 50. DR: 18. Haiti: 21. Cuba: 5 Displaced: Jamaica: 3,000. DR: . Haiti: 1,360. Cuba: 7,500 Damage: Jamaica: $25,000,000. DR: . Haiti:  Hectares/Acres floodedJamaica: 4,000 acres. DR: Haiti:  CAUSE:Heavy rain causing floods a mudslides " NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "13" "4-Jun-1986" "2" "6" NA "87" 86 17 "" "Chile " "" "" "" "Central Chile - Santiago area, Curico; rural districts of Talca a Rengo, regions of O'Higgins a Maule. Mapocho River" "" "15-Jun-86" "18-Jun-86" 4 "40" "45,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "27,960" 5 "\"Rainfall in central Chile was 76 percent higher than normal for this time this year\" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "14" "15-Jun-1986" "2" "7" NA "88" 87 18 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northwestern Lousiana -  Shreveport area, Caddo a Bossier parishes. Eastern Texas - Beaumont, Rye, Liberty County. Trinity River" "" "27-Jun-86" "30-Jun-86" 4 "1" "1,000" "5,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "25,820" 5 "\"Bonnie, packing 80 mph wis, hit the Texas coast early Thursday, killing two people, a merely brushed south Louisiana. The storm lost strength as it moved inla, but spawned torrential rainfall, thuerstorms a tornadoes that wreaked havoc over the weeke. \"  Damage: Texas: $5,000,000CAUSE:Torrential rains from hurricane" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "15" "27-Jun-1986" "2" "8" 0.31 "89" 88 19 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Iowa - West Des Moines, Van Meter, Des Moines. Raccoon River . Nebraska - town of DeWitt. Big Blue River, Turkey a Swan Creeks" "" "1-Jul-86" "2-Jul-86" 2 "1" "640" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "6,980" 4.3 "\" On Tuesday, the (Racoon) river had crested at a record 9.6 feet above flood stage upstream at Van Meter, authorities said\" . \"Flooding forced authorities to evacuate the small southeastern Nebraska town of DeWitt.\" ... \"Big Blue River reached a record 28.8 feet at Crete\"CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "16" "1-Jul-1986" "0" "1" NA "90" 89 20 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Philippines - Luzon Isla. Provinces: Nueva Ecija, La Union, Cagayan, Tarlac, Pangasinan. low-lying areas in Manila, Baguio. China - Guangdong Province, Jiexi a Puning counties. Lufeng town" "" "9-Jul-86" "13-Jul-86" 5 "103" "530,000" "165,500,000" "21" 1 "46,630" 5.4 "\" Army troops worked Suay to rescue victims of flooding in southern China a a tornado near Shanghai as the remains of Typhoon Peggy continued to hurl heavy rains a wis at the battered coastline. At least 52 people have been killed a nearly 1,000 injured in China since Friday, when Peggy swept across the South China Sea after a destructive pass over the Philippines a slammed into the southern Chinese coast.\"  Displaced: Philippines: 500,000. China: 30,000  Fatalities: Philippines: 82. China: 21 Philippines: $2,500,000 . China: $163,000,000CAUSE:Widespread flooding a laslides " NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "17" "9-Jul-1986" "0" "2" NA "91" 90 21 "" "Columbia " "" "" "" "Eastern Provinces: Aracua, Casanare, Guainia, Guaviare." "" "10-Jul-86" "30-Jul-86" 21 "4" "28,000" "2,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "199,500" 6.6 "" NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "18" "10-Jul-1986" "1" "3" NA "92" 91 22 "" "Canada " "" "" "" "Central a northern Alberta; Edmonton. Rivers: North Saskatchewan, Pembina" "" "18-Jul-86" "22-Jul-86" 5 "0" "1,000" "72,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "47,000" 5.5 "\"...the North Saskatchewan River ... was reported 35 feet above its normal level Saturday\" CAUSE:Heavy rains a snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "19" "18-Jul-1986" "1" "4" NA "93" 92 23 "" "China" "" "" "" "Coastal areas of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. Counties: Hepu, Qinzhou a Fangcheng. Nanning city. Yongjiang River." "" "21-Jul-86" "31-Jul-86" 11 "73" "50,000" "42,248,463" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "116,900" 6.1 "\"the city was menaced by flooding in the past ten days, as waters in the yongjiang river that runs through the city once swelled to 76.33 meters -- six cm lower than the previous peak in 1968\"  Damage Estimate is 200mm Yuan. Curency conversion as of 01/01/90 Conversion factor USD-Yuan=4.7339 CAUSE:Typhoon a accompanying torrential rains " NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "20" "21-Jul-1986" "2" "5" NA "94" 93 24 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Iia - States: Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar. Ganges River  Bangladesh - Chapainawabganj district. Rajshahi Region, Ganges River" "" "15-Jun-86" "20-Aug-86" 67 "258" "3,040,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "506,500" 7.5 "Fatalities: Iia: 250. Bang: 8 Displaced Iia: 3,000,000 . Bang: 40,000 Begin date approximate.CAUSE:Monsoon rains " NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "21" "15-Jun-1986" "3" "6" NA "95" 94 25 "" "China" "" "" "" "Jilin Province. Heilongjiang Province, Daqing area, Songhua River " "" "25-Jun-86" "24-Aug-86" 61 "" "800,000" "1,200,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "604,400" 7.6 "\"Flooding in Jilin province has affected 1.86 million people a inuated 2.5 million acres. ... flooding was caused by storms that hit the northeastern province 12 times in June a July\" CAUSE:Storms " NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "22" "25-Jun-1986" "4" "7" NA "96" 95 26 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Quang Ninh, Lang Son, Ha Bac, Bac Thai a Hai Hung provinces. Cities: Lang Son, Thai Nguyen. Red River" "" "25-Jul-86" "4-Aug-86" 11 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "66,100" 5.9 "\"the flood, which was caused by torrential typhoons in mid july, has also destroyed dikes a dams, houses a farmla in towns a villages of 10 northern provinces\" CAUSE:Weeks of heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "23" "25-Jul-1986" "4" "8" NA "97" 96 27 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Prefectures: Tochigi, Ibaraki, Miyagi, Ibaragi a Shizuoka. Towns: Ishige. Kogai River." "" "5-Aug-86" "8-Aug-86" 4 "17" "3,000" "" "21" 1 "16,940" 4.8 "\"Water flooded 18,352 houses nationwide a seeped uer the floorboards of another 36,027\" CAUSE:Flooding a laslides from typhoon " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "24" "5-Aug-1986" "4" "9" NA "98" 97 28 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southeastern Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Burlington,Wauwatosa. Menomonee River" "" "6-Aug-86" "6-Aug-86" 1 "1" "250" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "6,563" 3.8 "Milwakee \"The Weather Service said 6.78 inches of rain fell in a 24-hour period, breaking the city's all-time record of 5.7 inches set in 1917. \" CAUSE:Record torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "24" "6-Aug-1986" "4" "9" NA "99" 98 29 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Ahra Pradesh State - Districts:East Godavari, Adilabad a Khammam. Godavari River" "" "15-Aug-86" "22-Aug-86" 8 "150" "3,000,000" "717,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "107,200" 5.9 "\"The floods followed two years of drought in Ahra Pradesh\" CAUSE:Monsoon rains " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "25" "15-Aug-1986" "4" "10" NA "100" 99 30 "" "Uruguay " "" "" "" "Eastern a southern departments - Cebollati a Santa Lucia Rivers." "" "4-Aug-86" "16-Aug-86" 13 "" "16,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "48,990" 5.8 "\" URO/UP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS EXTENSIVE FLOODING EASTERN A SOUTHERN DEPARTMENTS AFTER INTENSE RAINS A OVERFLOW CEBOLLATI A SANTA LUCIA RIVERS. MAJOR ROADS CLOSED. VILLAGES ISOLATED. UP TO 2,500 PERSONS HOMELESS.\" CAUSE:Intense rains " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "26" "4-Aug-1986" "4" "11" NA "101" 100 31 "" "USA" "" "" "" "South Carolina - Scott Creek in Newberry. Union County, Lockwood  " "" "18-Aug-86" "21-Aug-86" 4 "2" "125" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,756" 4.2 "Newberry \"10.4 inches of rain were dumped on the area within a 24-hour period\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "27" "18-Aug-1986" "4" "12" 0.72 "102" 101 32 "" "Azores" "" "" "" "Sao Miguel Isla - Nordeste, Povoacao, Mosteiros " "" "1-Sep-86" "2-Sep-86" 2 "3" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "982" 3.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "27" "1-Sep-1986" "0" "0" NA "103" 102 33 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Western Texas - Alpine, Alpine Creek. Big Spring, Crane, Midla, Odessa  " "" "2-Sep-86" "5-Sep-86" 4 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "49,460" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "28" "2-Sep-1986" "0" "1" NA "104" 103 34 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Nuevo Leon state, Monterrey city, Santa Catarina a Topo Chico rivers." "" "4-Sep-86" "8-Sep-86" 5 "20" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,130" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "29" "4-Sep-1986" "0" "2" NA "105" 104 35 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Michigan's Lower Peninsula -  Oceano County: towns of Pentwater a Hart, Pentwater River, dam burst at Hart Lake. Gratiot County: Rainbow Lake Dam collapsed flooding the Maple River. Tittabawasee River at Midla. Rogue River at village of Belmont. Saginaw River at Saginaw. Cass River at Vassar. Clinton, Ionia a Gratiot counties. Southeastern Wisconsin - Sheboygan a Fo du Lac Counties" "" "9-Sep-86" "17-Sep-86" 9 "6" "4,000" "323,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "53,940" 6 "\"The flooding was caused by heavy rains that began Wednesday that pushed rivers over their banks, bursting nine dams, flooding 4,000 miles of roads a forcing the evacuation of at least 4,000 residents.\" . \"In addition to the Saginaw, at least five rivers hit record heights. The Tittabawassee River at Midla crested at 33.4 feet Saturday, breaking the mark of 29.7 feet set in 1916. The Pine River at Alma crested at 13 feet Friday, breaking the 1948 record by 2.19 feet. The Muskegon River at Newaygo crested at 19.6 feet Friday; the record was 13.9 feet, set in 1969. The Cass River set two records. It crested at 19 feet Friday at Cass City a 25 feet Saturday at Vassar, breaking March 20, 1948, records of 15.8 feet a 20.8 feet. \"CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "30" "9-Sep-1986" "0" "3" NA "106" 105 36 "" "USA" "" "" "" "North-central Montana - Fort Belknap Reservation, Phillips County. Towns: Malta, Harlem, Saco. Flooding along the Milk River a its tributaries from Chinook to Nashua" "" "25-Sep-86" "5-Oct-86" 11 "1" "700" "36,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "49,270" 5.9 "\"Scores of livestock were killed a streets a homes flooded after 8 inches of rain fell in 18 hours in the sparsely populated farming-ranching region.\" \"Floodwaters that killed one person a hureds of head of livestock have flooded or eangered areas along 150 miles of the river, from Chinook to Nashua\"CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "31" "25-Sep-1986" "0" "4" NA "107" 106 37 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Iia - West Bengal state, Calcutta area a districts of Hooghly, Howarah, Parganas, a Midnapore. Ganges River. Bangladesh -  25 districts including: Khulna, Bagerhat, Sathkhira, Pathuakhali, Barguna, Jessore, Faridpur; Dhaka a Chittagong areas. Teesta a Jamuna rivers" "" "22-Sep-86" "10-Oct-86" 19 "49" "700,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "231,500" 6.6 "\"Meteorologists said more than 16 inches of rain fell on Calcutta a surrouing districts between Tuesday evening a Friday night, causing the Ganges River to breach its banks in many places.\"  Fatalities: Iia: 19. Bang: 30 Displaced: Iia: 500,000. Bang: 200,000CAUSE:Monsoon " NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "32" "22-Sep-1986" "1" "5" NA "108" 107 38 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Illinois - Lake a northern Cook counties. Chicago's nothern suburbs; Grafton, East St. Louis. Rivers: Des Plaines, Illinois, Mississippi, Mackinaw. Oklahoma - Washington County. Bixby - (a Tulsa suburb), Tahlequah, Muskogee, Bartlesville, Hulah, Copan, Dewey, Enid, Blackwell, Kingfisher, Guthrie, Coyle, Dover, Miami, Moffett. Rivers: Chikaskia, Caney, Arkansas, Neosho. Missouri - Rhinela a Hermann in Montgomery County; St. Louis a St. Charles Counties; Portage des Sioux, West Alton. Rivers: Missouri, Mississippi, Blackwater, Meramec. Flooding also reported in Michigan, Minnesota, Kansas, Ohio." "" "26-Sep-86" "13-Oct-86" 18 "10" "55,000" "40,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "107,600" 6.6 "\"The Illinois River in Oklahoma was expected to crest at 24 to 25 feet, about 15 feet above flood stage today. ''We're going to have the highest water we've had in history,'' said James Waters, a civil defense worker in Tahlequah.\" \"The Midwest rain has set several records, including a 25-year high of 14.78 inches of rain in a month in Missouri, water levels 581.48 feet above sea level on Lake Michigan a the highest autumn peak in 115 years on sections of the Mississippi River. \"The Missouri crested Tuesday at nearby St. Charles at a record for this century of 37.5 feet, 12.5 feet above flood stage. The record there was 40.1 feet in 1844. ... The Missouri has broken through or poured over 73 levees along a 200-mile stretch between Glasgo a St. Charles since Oct. 1,\" Damage: IL: 40,000,000CAUSE:\"A frontal system of abuant moisture a little movement \"" NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "33" "26-Sep-1986" "2" "6" NA "109" 108 39 "" "Tunesia" "" "" "" "Cap Bon region of northern Tunisia: Tunis, Governorates of Tunis, Ben Arous, Ariana, Zaghouan, Nabeul, Kairouan, Kasserine, Bizerte, Beja, Jeouba" "" "30-Sep-86" "3-Oct-86" 4 "20" "500" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "12,640" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "34" "30-Sep-1986" "2" "7" NA "110" 109 40 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon Isla - Manila a surrouing provinces " "" "6-Oct-86" "7-Oct-86" 2 "18" "60,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "24,920" 4.7 "\"The floods were caused by a low pressure area in the central Luzon plain, 37 miles northwest of Manila. It had center wis of 34 mph. By late afternoon, a weather official said it was ''almost stationary'' 43 miles northwest of Manila, near the Bataan peninsula across Manila Bay\" CAUSE:Two days of heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "35" "6-Oct-1986" "2" "8" NA "111" 110 41 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Areas north a south of Anchorage, Talkeetna, Seward, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Cordova a Willow. Montana a Sheep creeks " "" "9-Oct-86" "15-Oct-86" 7 "0" "1,500" "20,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "43,700" 5.5 "Flooding \"cut rail a highway links between Anchorage a Fairbanks a washed out la access to the coastal town of Seward\" \"The storm -- which began Thursday, howled mightily Friday, dumped more rain Saturday a tapered off early Suay only to start up again Suay night -- originated as tropical typhoon Carmen ... it was unusual, but not unheard of, for a tropical storm to blow north to Alaska.\"CAUSE:three days of heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "36" "9-Oct-1986" "2" "9" NA "112" 111 42 "" "Haiti " "" "" "" "La Gonave Isla off Haiti's west coast " "" "23-Oct-86" "25-Oct-86" 3 "40" "901" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "1,153" 3.5 "\"The rains began Thursday a continued through Suay, a flooding was exacerbated by the lack of grou cover. The 60,000 residents of La Gonave have systematically used trees for fuel, causing erosion. \" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "12" 0 "36" "23-Oct-1986" "2" "9" NA "113" 112 43 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Southern Sumatra - Bengkulu a Lampung provinces. Central Java - 23 villages" "" "27-Oct-86" "3-Nov-86" 8 "93" "31,000" "12,800,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "79,460" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "37" "27-Oct-1986" "3" "10" 1.01 "114" 113 44 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Western Washington - Lewis, King, Skagit, a Whatcom counties. Towns: Snoqualmie, Glacier. Rivers: Skykomish, Snohomish, Skagit a Puyallup, Boulder Creek" "" "23-Nov-86" "26-Nov-86" 4 "0" "2,000" " " "Rain and snowmelt" 1.5 "26,880" 5.2 "\"A week of wi-driven rain a melting snow produced floods that closed 40 miles of Interstate 90 today, blocked U.S. 2 to Stevens Pass in the Cascade Mountains east of Seattle a shut down more than a dozen other roads.\" CAUSE:A week of rain a melting snow" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "38" "23-Nov-1986" "0" "1" NA "115" 114 45 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces: Shiraz, Bushehr, Khuzestan, Buir Ahmad. Izeh in the Zagros Mountains, Behbahan, Shahruj, Masjid Sulaiman. " "" "30-Nov-86" "11-Dec-86" 12 "200" "40,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "155,900" 6.3 "\"a severe storm hit the upper Gulf port of Gonaveh\" CAUSE:Heavy rain causing flash floods " NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "39" "30-Nov-1986" "1" "2" NA "116" 115 46 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Central Vietnam -  Provninces: Nghia Binh, Phu Khanh, Quang Nam Da Nang, Thuan Hai a Gialai-Kontum." "" "3-Dec-86" "5-Dec-86" 3 "165" "" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "49,610" 5.2 "\"The agency, quoting a statement by the Central Flood a Storm Prevention Committee, said the ''unprecedented floods'' struck Dec. 3 a 4 in most districts of Nghia Binh, Phu Khanh, Quang Nam Da Nang, Thuan Hai a Gialai-Kontum provinces. The area is in the southern half of central Vietnam. \"CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "40" "3-Dec-1986" "1" "3" NA "117" 116 47 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "States: Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais. Cities: Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro " "" "23-Dec-86" "1-Jan-87" 10 "29" "7,000" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "275,500" 6.4 "\"Although rain usually falls during Rio's current summer season, the amount of rainfall has been abnormally high this year.\" CAUSE:Weeklong torrential rains causing flooding a laslides" NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "41" "23-Dec-1986" "2" "4" 1.19 "118" 117 1 "" "Argentina" "" "" "" "Chaco region, Rio Pilcomayo. Tucuman. Formosa province - western and central areas; Bermejo River." "" "15-Jan-87" "5-Feb-87" 22 "7" "9,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "224,500" 6.7 "\"CONTINUAL AND INTERMITTENTLY TORRENTIAL RAINS 1-6 JAN IN HIGH PLATEAU REGION HAVE BURST DAMS AND CANALS AND FLOODED LOWLANDS WITH UP TO 3 METERS WATER \"CAUSE:Torrential rains" NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "1" "15-Jan-1987" "1" "1" NA "119" 118 2 "" "Madagascar " "" "" "" "Antananarivo and Ambatolampy-Antsirabe areas  " "" "1-Jan-87" "26-Jan-87" 26 "2" "40,220" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "45,560" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "2" "1-Jan-1987" "2" "2" NA "120" 119 3 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Sao Paulo city, Tiete River." "" "26-Jan-87" "28-Jan-87" 3 "69" "9,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "7,000" 4.5 "\"The downpour that began Saturday dumped 10.5 inches fell on the area, pushing the Tiete River out of its banks and blocking major highways in Sao Paulo, Brazil's industrial center and a city of 15.3 million\" ... \"At least 4.5 inches of rain fell Monday night in what meteorologist Neide Oliveira said was the worst downpour since 1949\"CAUSE:Torrential rains causing gradual flooding" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "3" "26-Jan-1987" "2" "3" NA "121" 120 4 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "Chapare region in central Bolivia, Chapare River. Towns: Villa Fatima, Nueva Esperanza and Tocopilla." "" "20-Jan-87" "30-Jan-87" 11 "20" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,810" 5.1 "\"Heavy rains began in Bolivia in early December and are continuing\"CAUSE:heaviest rain in 38 years unleashed flash floods" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "4" "20-Jan-1987" "2" "4" NA "122" 121 5 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Town of Villa Rica (170 miles east of Lima on the east slopes of the Andes), Entaz and Esperanze rivers. Also nearby town of Oxapampa" "" "1-Feb-87" "10-Feb-87" 10 "113" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,210" 5.5 "\"The death toll rose to 100 in an Amazon jungle town where a river flooded its banks over the weekend and swept away homes and other buildings, a Civil Defense official said. He said 400 people were missing\"CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "5" "1-Feb-1987" "2" "5" NA "123" 122 6 "" "Georgia" "" "" "" "Mestia and Lentekhi districts. \"many parts of eastern and western Georgia\"" "" "28-Jan-87" "14-Feb-87" 18 "110" "10,000" "583,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "33,920" 5.8 "\"heavy floods have forced several factories to suspend their operation and some villages in mestia and lentekhi districts have been destroyed either fully or partially\" ... \"the heaviest snowfalls in 50 years hit the Caucasian mountains last month\"CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "6" "28-Jan-1987" "2" "6" NA "124" 123 7 "" "Indonesia " "" "" "" "Java Island - eastern districts of Bojonegoro, Tuban and Lamongan. Bengawan Solo River " "" "21-Feb-87" "23-Feb-87" 3 "3" "26,000" "1,700,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "19,660" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "7" "21-Feb-1987" "2" "7" 1.19 "125" 124 8 "" "Ecuador" "" "" "" "Andean mountains of eastern Ecuador -Town of Tena. Aguarica River. Napo Province, towns of Quijo, Gonzalo Pizarro, Playas de Alto Coca. " "" "5-Mar-87" "7-Mar-87" 3 "300" "15,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "31,910" 5 "\"the earthquakes ruptured a natural dam formed by debris and silt last week on the Aguarica River, which had been flooded by heavy rains and snowmelt from 19,000-foot-high Mount Cayembe.\" CAUSE:Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "8" "5-Mar-1987" "0" "1" NA "126" 125 9 "" "Peru " "" "" "" "Town of Chosica and Lima area, Rimac River" "" "9-Mar-87" "11-Mar-87" 3 "12" "1,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "4,670" 4.1 "\"four natural dams gave way after rains in the barren highlands about 25 miles east of Lima. The water raced down the mountain, picking up dirt and rocks as it headed for the town of Chosica\"CAUSE:Earthqukes break a natural dam - flooding and mudslides " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "9" "9-Mar-1987" "0" "2" NA "127" 126 10 "" "Tajikistan " "" "" "" "Donbass region, Sargazan village " "" "16-Mar-87" "17-Mar-87" 2 "31" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,710" 4 "\"Heavy rain triggered a mudslide Monday that ripped apart a dam wall and sent a giant wave of water crashing down on the village of Sargazan,\" CAUSE:Earthen dams collapse, seasonal rains in the highlands" NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "9" "16-Mar-1987" "0" "2" NA "128" 127 11 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Maine - Penobscot and Kennebec Counties, Towns: Augusta, Guilford, Livermore Falls, Wilton, Farmington, Lewiston, Dover, Skowhegan, Gardner and Hollowell. Rivers: Piscataquis, Androscoggin, Kennebec, St. John, Aroostook, Penobscot, Saco. -- New Hampshire - Pemigewasset River in Plymouth and Holderness. Claremont. Nashua River. -- Vermont - town of Island Pond. -- Massachusetts - Merrimack River Valley towns of Lowell, Lawrence, Andover, North Andover and Methuen. -- New Brunswick, Canada - towns of Perth and Andover, ice jam flood on St. John River" "" "31-Mar-87" "9-Apr-87" 10 "5" "5,000" "110,000,000" "Snowmelt" 1.5 "39,620" 5.8 "\"Melting snows and up to 4 inches of rain that pounded New England Wednesday sent all of Maine's rivers to at least 10 feet above flood stage. Several earthen dams were broken by the rising water\" -- April 2 -\"In the state capital of Augusta, City Hall was evacuated and the ... the Kennebec River crested about 5 a.m. today at a record 34.5 feet -- 22 feet over flood stage and well above the record of 30 feet set 50 years ago\"  -- April 8 -\"The Merrimack River at Lowell continued receding today after cresting Tuesday at in Lowell more than 5 feet above flood stage, its highest level since 1938\"CAUSE:Heavy rain and dam burst " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "10" "31-Mar-1987" "0" "3" NA "129" 128 12 "" "Ecuador" "" "" "" "Between towns of Cuenca and Guayaquil. Bulu Bulu river " "" "3-Apr-87" "5-Apr-87" 3 "100" "3,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "15,800" 4.7 "\"forty hours of torrential rains sent bulu bulu river flooding over southern ecuador friday, killing at least 100 and leaving thousands stranded as towns and vast areas of farmland were devastated. rampaging water and some 50 mudslides along a 33-kilometer stretch of highway linking the andean town of cuenca and the port city of quayaquil brought transport to a halt, blocked relief operations, and buried some 30 vehicles under tons of mud and rock.\" CAUSE:Melting snow and a storm ... more rain on April 7 prolongs floods" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "11" "3-Apr-1987" "0" "4" 1.88 "130" 129 13 "" "Yugoslavia" "" "" "" "Serbia and northern Bosnia - floods in 20 villiages including those near the Western Serbia town of Loznica and Sanski Most." "" "7-May-87" "15-May-87" 9 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,820" 5.3 "\"About 2,000 families were threatened by floods in 20 villages, the Belgrade Politika daily newspaper said. Much of the flooding was the result of snow melted by the rain.\"CAUSE:Forty hours of torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "12" "7-May-1987" "0" "1" NA "131" 130 14 "" "Australia " "" "" "" "Northern New South Wales and Southern Queensland - Tweed, Lismore, Brunswick, Murwillumbah and Mullumbimby. Wilson River" "" "9-May-87" "11-May-87" 3 "3" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,030" 4.2 "May 11 \"light rains had started a few weeks ago, causing the soil to reach saturation point by the time a strong downpour began on may 8. up to 450 mm of rain fell in the area in the 24 hours ending yesterday morning\"  End date approxiamteCAUSE:Widespread flooding caused by rain and melting snow" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "13" "9-May-1987" "0" "2" NA "132" 131 15 "" "Poland" "" "" "" "Nowy Sacz Province, Carpathian mountain region " "" "23-May-87" "26-May-87" 4 "" "500" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "13,140" 4.7 "\"current rainstorms flooded 15,000 hectares of farmland and 1,500 buildings in southern poland, leaving several hundred people homeless, the polish news agency pap reported saturday. the pap reported that all rivers in the carpathian mountain region of southern poland have overflowed their banks, flooding a dozen of big factories including a flax mill, an oil refinery and a foodstuff factory. some railways and bridges were ruined and electric wires disrupted by rampant waters. the southern nowy sacz province got a bigger rainfall in three hours than the total in two weeks at the normal time, according to radio warsaw last night\" CAUSE:Heavy rinas cause wide-spread floodng " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "14" "23-May-1987" "0" "3" NA "133" 132 16 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong Province -  31 villages submerged in Zhangpu County; Guangzhou city. Other counties: Huiyang, Shantou, Shenzhen, Shaoguan, Zhaoqing and Jiangmen. Dongjiang River near Huizhou City. Henanyan town. The 4 major rivers in the province are 2 meters above danger level. Flooding continues in early June around Maoming City in Gaozhou, Xinyi, Huazhou, Yangjiang and Yangchun counties. -- Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region - 28 counties including Hengxian." "" "19-May-87" "9-Jun-87" 22 "178" "470,000" "108,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "274,100" 6.8 "Fatalities: Guangdong: 136 -- Guangxi: 42. Displaced: Guangdong: 470,000 . Damage: Guangdong: $108,000,000 CAUSE:Heavy rains  \"Guangdong recorded its worst storms in more than 500 years from May 20 to 22, when 3.2 feet of water fell, official press reports said\"  -- \"The China Daily said the floods in Guangxi destroyed 4,509 homes and 179 bridges and damaged 117 miles of river embankments. \"CAUSE:Rainstorms " NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "15" "19-May-1987" "1" "4" NA "134" 133 17 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southwestern Iowa - Mills and Montgomery counties. Towns: Hastings, Red Oak, Malvern, Emerson, Hamburg. Rivers: West Nishnabotna, Nishnabotna, East Nishnabotna. -- Eastern Nebraska - Weeping Water in Cass County. Weeping Water Creek. -- Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh area, Little Pine Creek in Etna, Shaler and Hampton Townships. -- Central and southwestern Oklahoma - Pauls Valley area, Washita River. -- Texas - Austin and San Antonio areas. Frio, Medina and Sabinal rivers. -- Northwestern Missouri - Missouri River broke through levees at Tarkio and Fairfax" "" "26-May-87" "30-May-87" 5 "2" "2,200" "20,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "36,410" 5.4 "May 26 \"On the West Nishnabotna River in the Randolph area, a crest of 24 feet was expected by about noon. Flood stage is 19 feet, and the last time a flood of this magnitude occurred was in June 1947.\" ... \"The Nishnabotna River at Hamburg was expected to crest at about 27 feet by evening, 11 feet above flood stage. The weather service said the last time a stage that high occurred was in June 1984.\"  Damage: Iowa: $20,000,000 CAUSE:strong thunderstorms over the central Plains " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "16" "26-May-1987" "1" "5" NA "135" 134 18 "" "Dominican Republic " "" "" "" "Towns: San Juan, La Vega and Santiago in the San Juan de la Maguana Valley. San Juan River " "" "30-May-87" "31-May-87" 2 "10" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,876" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "17" "30-May-1987" "1" "6" NA "136" 135 19 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern Texas - Towns: Cuero, Harlingen, Del Rio, Victoria. Guadalupe River. --  Mexico - Mexico City, Alta Vista, Valle Aragon, and San Miguel Xalostoc areas. Los Remedios River. On June 16 more flooding reported in Gustavo Madero, Xochimilco and Iztapalapa sections of the capital" "" "5-Jun-87" "8-Jun-87" 4 "" "536" "" "" 1 "7,259" 4.5 "\"The official newspaper said violent storms battered central Sichuan Province beginning June 24, with more than 19 inches of rain falling over two days ... Before the storms struck, the farming area had been in the grip of its longest drought in 40 years. Officials say China may face unusually bad flooding this summer because of a long period of abnormal weather.  Texas -''This is about the maximum height (the river has reached recently), We had one (flood) in '81. It was about the same as it is right now, and it's supposed to get worse.'' \"  Displaced: Texas: 400 -- Mexico: 136CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "18" "5-Jun-1987" "1" "7" NA "137" 136 20 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Counties: An, Jinzhu, Jintan, Pi, Guan and Shuangliu." "" "24-Jun-87" "2-Jul-87" 9 "40" "" "" "" 1 "139,900" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "19" "24-Jun-1987" "2" "8" 1.92 "138" 137 21 "" "USA" "" "" "" "North-central Ohio -  Counties: Richland, Morrow, Marion and Delaware. Towns: Shelby and Belleville. Blackfork River" "" "2-Jul-87" "3-Jul-87" 2 "" "2,100" "20,000,000" "" 1.5 "11,880" 4.6 "river, reached a record high on july 7, while the flood level of the huaihe river surpassed the danger level at the border of anhui and henan provinces on the morning of july 8.\"CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "20" "2-Jul-1987" "0" "1" NA "139" 138 22 "" "China" "" "" "" "Anhui Province -  Jianghuai area. Chaohu, Chuxian and Huizhou Prefectures. Rivers: Yangtze, Huaihe, Chuhe." "" "2-Jul-87" "23-Jul-87" 22 "56" "25,600" "" "" 1 "268,100" 6.8 " \"ON 4 JULY 87 HEAVY RAINS IN TOLIMA DEPARTMENT CAUSED COMBEIMA RIVER AND AFFLUENTS TO OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS AFFECTING TOWNS IBAGUE (POPULATION 300,000) AND PASTALES (500).\" \"reports from the provincial water resources and electric power department warn, the water level of the chuhe river, a major tributary of the yangtzeCAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "21" "2-Jul-1987" "1" "2" NA "140" 139 23 "" "Columbia " "" "" "" "Tolima Department towns of Ibague and Pastales. Combeima River and its tributaries" "" "4-Jul-87" "6-Jul-87" 3 "15" "240" "" "" 1 "19,620" 4.8 "\"Six days of heavy rain in central Chile pushed rivers flowing down from the Andes over their banks, flooding the tennis courts of posh Santiago suburbs, rural towns and farmland.\"  \"The flooding affected an area stretching from 80 miles north to 160 miles south of the capital.\"CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "22" "4-Jul-1987" "1" "3" NA "141" 140 24 "" "Chile" "" "" "" "Chile - Santiago area, Mapocho River. River Aconcagua in La Calera,. " "" "12-Jul-87" "18-Jul-87" 7 "47" "90,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,280" 5.4 "\"Officials said 19 people died in four days of rain that turned the Adda and Brembo mountain streams into raging torrents and sent mud cascading down wooded mountainsides. Eight people were missing and 50 were hospitalized. \" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "23" "12-Jul-1987" "1" "4" NA "142" 141 25 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Italy - Valtellina Valley village of Tartano in Lombardy Region. area stretching from Bergamo east of Milan to Bolzano. -- Flooding also reported in southern Switzerland and Austria " "" "12-Jul-87" "21-Jul-87" 10 "20" "300" "800,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,680" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "24" "12-Jul-1987" "1" "5" NA "143" 142 26 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Kerr County town of Comfort, Guadalupe River " "" "17-Jul-87" "17-Jul-87" 1 "9" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "990" 3.2 "\"China Daily newspaper said 30 rivers in the mostly arid region overflowed, flooding some 320 square miles of farmland and affecting about 3 million people.\"  \"a 30-foot surge of floodwater engulfed a bus and van evacuating 43 campers and counselors from the Pot O Gold camp Friday\" CAUSE:Overnight rains " NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "24" "17-Jul-1987" "1" "5" NA "144" 143 27 "" "China " "" "" "" "Xinjiang Province -" "" "16-Jul-87" "21-Jul-87" 6 "2" "44,000" "2,700,000" "Snowmelt" 1 "637,500" 6.6 "\"A record 24.5 inches of rain fell Wednesday in the Sochon area, 110 miles south of Seoul, the most in one day since weather records were begun in 1907. \" CAUSE:Melting snow and heavy rain " NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "25" "16-Jul-1987" "2" "6" NA "145" 144 28 "" "South Korea " "" "" "" "Chungchongnamdo Province: Puyo, Sochon, and Nonsan. Flooding extended up to Souel. Rivers: Paekma, Han, Kimgang, Kum. -- On July 27 another storm inundates Souel and causes floods in southern provinces of Chollanamdo and Kangwon" "" "21-Jul-87" "29-Jul-87" 9 "330" "35,900" "22,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "9,040" 4.9 "suburbs and spread south to cover the entire city. \" CAUSE:Torrential rains causing flooding and mudslides " NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "26" "21-Jul-1987" "2" "7" NA "146" 145 29 "" "Iran " "" "" "" "Tehran area on July 26. Also the Boojhan River inundated Boojhan village in Khorassan province on July 24." "" "24-Jul-87" "27-Jul-87" 4 "147" "" "" "" 1 "50,250" 5.3 "\"Flooding in the Iranian capital, Tehran, killed or injured an undetermined number of people on Sunday, ... the flooding first began in the city's northernCAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "27" "24-Jul-1987" "2" "8" NA "147" 146 30 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Bangladesh - Districts: Rangpur, Dinajpur, Gaibaha, Kurigram, Noakhali, Noagaon, Mymensing, Sylhet, Netrokona, Jamlpur, Cox's Bazar, Chittagong, Chapai Nawabganj. Rivers: Ganges, Brahmaputra, Jumna a Teesta. -- Iia - Assam State, Lakhimpur District. 3,000 villages inuated." "" "23-Jul-87" "24-Sep-87" 64 "880" "500,000" "1,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "240,100" 7.4 "\"At least 51 people were killed, hundreds were injured and more than 2,000 homes were destroyed by storms that lashed the eastern provincial capital of Jinan, ... storms pounded Jinan from midday Wednesday to early Thursday, dumping up to 11 inches of rain and flooding most streets in the city\"  Bangladesh \"According to rough official estimates, crops on 2.5 million acres of land have been affected, most of them beyond recovery. About 650,000 houses, mostly of mud and straw, have been partially or completely washed away and more than 5,300 miles of roads have been damaged.\"  -- August 13 \"All of the country's major rivers have burst their banks for the second time since late July, with the waters destroying everything in their path on the way to the Bay of Bengal\" -- August 26 \"Officials estimate more than one fourth of the 55,126-square-mile country is under water and that 2.3 million acres of cultivated land have been destroyed by the floods. \" Dead: Bang: 750 -- Iia: 130 Displaced: Bang: 200,000 -- Iia: 300,000 Displaced: Bangladesh: 1,000,000,000CAUSE:Sustained heavy rains - Monsoon season HECTARES FLOODED:" NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "28" "23-Jul-1987" "3" "9" NA "148" 147 31 "" "China" "" "" "" "Shaong Province - capital city of Jinan " "" "26-Aug-87" "27-Aug-87" 2 "51" "6,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "16,380" 4.7 "\"rains were caused by a tropical storm in the Caribbean Sea to the north of Venezuela\" ... \"Downpours swelled two rivers a triggered laslides along the north-central coast\" CAUSE: storm" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "29" "26-Aug-1987" "3" "10" 2.01 "149" 148 32 "" "Venezuela " "" "" "" "North-central coast  - Aragua a Miraa States. Towns: Maracay, Barrio El Progreso, Mata Seca, San Jose, Sacanova, Godoy, Tierra Nuestra, El Limon, El Progreso a Guanita. Rivers: Limon a Delicias." "" "6-Sep-87" "8-Sep-87" 3 "112" "30,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "19,300" 4.8 "the usual precipitation for this period of the year\" CAUSE:Torrential rains" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "30" "6-Sep-1987" "0" "1" NA "150" 149 33 "" "China" "" "" "" "Heilongjiang Province - area arou Daqing oilfield. Songhua River" "" "27-Aug-87" "15-Sep-87" 20 "" " " "" "Heavy rain" 1 "100,400" 6.3 "\"In Palmerton, Pa., about 120 people were evacuated Tuesday when rain flooded their homes, said borough manager John Kasten. Tuesday's flooding was the seco time flash floods hit the town this summer, Kasten said. The town was flooded earlier this summer during a June storm, but the water subsided more quickly\"  \"300,000 hectares of farmla a 230,000 hectares of grassla in daqing a five surrouing counties had been inuated. the daqing area received 420 millimeters of rain since mid-july, about three times. Exact endate unkown.CAUSE:Heavy rains since mid- July" NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "31" "27-Aug-1987" "1" "2" NA "151" 150 34 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Eastern Pennsylvania -  Lehigh a Lancaster Counties. Towns: Palmerton, Allentown. Rivers: Susquehanna, Lehigh, Conestoga a Schuylkill. -- Western Virginia - James River" "" "8-Sep-87" "9-Sep-87" 2 "1" "120" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,000" 4.4 "tropical cyclone in 1984. \"CAUSE:Rain " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "32" "8-Sep-1987" "1" "3" NA "152" 151 35 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Provinces: Northern Natal Province a Eastern Cape. Kwazulu tribal homela, Valley of a Thousa Hills. Areas in a arou cities of Pietermaritzburg a Ladysmith. Area north of Durban. Tugela River" "" "26-Sep-87" "2-Oct-87" 7 "300" "60,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "92,670" 5.8 "\"The unusually heavy rains, which fell Moay a Tuesday in Mexico City a surrouing areas, caused flooding, destroyed shanties, tied up traffic for hours a downed hureds of trees, city officials said Wednesday\"  \"Weather bureau officials said the weeke rains were caused by a freak juxtaposition of high a low pressure systems. The recent deluge, they said, has broken all South African rainfall records for the past 100 years. \" ... \"coastal damage from the six-day downpour was worse than destruction by a. More than 300CAUSE:Heavy rains - six-day downpour" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "33" "26-Sep-1987" "1" "4" NA "153" 152 36 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Mexico City a surrouing areas. Hoo a Los Remedios rivers" "" "28-Sep-87" "29-Sep-87" 2 "15" "3,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "2,770" 3.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 0 "33" "28-Sep-1987" "1" "4" NA "154" 153 37 "" "Guatamala" "" "" "" "Guatemala - Huehuetenango Department. Towns: La Democracia, Santa Ana Huista, San Antonio Huista a Nenton. Rivers: Zapote, El Ingerto, Valpariaiso. -- Mexico - Tabasco State, Usumacinta River valley. Yucatan Peninsula town of Campeche" "" "1-Oct-87" "8-Oct-87" 8 "36" "3,500" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "70,300" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "34" "1-Oct-1987" "1" "5" NA "155" 154 38 "" "Spain " "" "" "" "Norhteastern Spain - three northernmost provinces of Catalonia: Barcelona, Gerona a Tarragona. -- Majorca - Provinces: Granada a Gerona. -- Southern France - Coastal areas of coast of Languedoc a Roussillon" "" "4-Oct-87" "10-Oct-87" 7 "12" " " " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "64,610" 5.7 "\"A police spokesman said 13,000 homes were flooded as the typhoon cut across the southern isla of Shikoku a the main isla of Honshu about 350 miles southwest of Tokyo.\" ... \"The heavy rains, which drenched much of Japan throughout the night, pushed rivers out of their banks a caused laslides in 431 places,\"CAUSE:Torrential Rains " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "35" "4-Oct-1987" "1" "6" NA "156" 155 39 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Islas: Shikoku a Honshu. Tottori prefecture " "" "16-Oct-87" "17-Oct-87" 2 "8" "3,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "49,940" 5 "\" Rampaging flood waters swept over Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley ... washing away houses a leaving fertile farmla inuated ... also collapsed bridges a caused power failures in more than 20 villages in the valley's Baalbeck area\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "36" "16-Oct-1987" "1" "7" NA "157" 156 40 "" "Lebanon" "" "" "" "Lebanon - Eastern Bekaa Valley, Al Assi River north of the town of Baalbeck. --  Egypt - Southestern Sinai Penninsula, Sinai a Suea" "" "17-Oct-87" "19-Oct-87" 3 "10" "200" " " "Brief torrential rain" 2 "12,690" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "37" "17-Oct-1987" "1" "8" NA "158" 157 41 "" "Taiwan" "" "" "" "Taiwan - Taipei city; Keelung River" "" "24-Oct-87" "26-Oct-87" 3 "49" " " " " "Heavy rain" 1.5 "3,700" 4.2 "\"Weathermen said 45 inches of rain fell on Taipei's Yangming Mountain Saturday, the most rain in one day in Taiwan since the weather bureau began keeping records 40 years ago. \" CAUSE:Heavy Rains from typhoon" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "38" "24-Oct-1987" "1" "9" NA "159" 158 42 "" "Jamaica " "" "" "" "Southeastern Jamaica -  most affected parishes: Clareon, St Catherine, Kingston, Trelawny, St Arew. towns of Crooked River, Riversdale. Rivers: Minho, Dogna" "" "30-Oct-87" "1-Nov-87" 3 "4" "1,000" "300,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "4,600" 4.1 "\"DAMAGE COMPARABLE TO JUNE 86 FLOODS\" \"The flooding has driven more than 1,000 people from their homes, authorities said. Flooding a laslides closed 279 roads throughout the isla during the weeke,\" Damage \"hundreds of thousands\"CAUSE:Tropocal Depression " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "39" "30-Oct-1987" "1" "10" 1.66 "160" 159 43 "" "Spain " "" "" "" "East Coast - Valencia a Murcia regions. provinces: Alicante, Jaen." "" "3-Nov-87" "6-Nov-87" 4 "16" "3,000" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "37,570" 5.2 "\"Torrential rain a flooding has killed at least 16 people a trapped thousas of others on rooftops in southeastern Spain\" ... \"rivers in the Valencia region overflowed their banks\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "40" "3-Nov-1987" "0" "1" NA "161" 160 44 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" " Central Vietnam" "" "5-Dec-87" "10-Dec-87" 6 "86" "40,000" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "45,060" 5.4 "\"torrential rains in central viet nam have caused floods that have killed 86 people, destroyed 15,000 houses a schoolrooms, a submerged 18,000 hectares of rice. according to local press reports, thousas more hectares of la with iustrial a farm crops a many roads a irrigation projects were damaged after the sixth typhoon here recently. emergency relief is being rushed to the flood-stricken areas.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains  " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "41" "5-Dec-1987" "0" "2" NA "162" 161 45 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Lower Mississippi Valley -- Arkansas - Critteen County: Towns: West Memphis, Marion. Mississippi River. Also - Rock Creek flooded in Little Rock. -- Western Tennessee - Shelby County Towns: Millington, Raleigh North, Jackson, Franklin. Rivers: Mississippi, South Forked Deer, Harpeth" "" "25-Dec-87" "29-Dec-87" 5 "3" "6,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1.5 "16,160" 5.1 "\"Between 1,300 a 1,700 people were evacuated Friday as a result of two-day storms that dumped 11.21 inches of rain in Millington, Tenn., a 6.5 inches in Memphis, Tenn., across the Mississippi River from West Memphis. \" CAUSE:Heavy rain from storm system " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "42" "25-Dec-1987" "0" "3" 1.29 "163" 162 1 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Oahu Island - southeast area. Koolau Mountains, Waimanalo, Niu Valley to Kailua." "" "1-Jan-88" "2-Jan-88" 2 "0" "2,800" "28,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "386" 3.1 "\"The storm dumped 5 inches to 12 inches of rain over much of Windward Oahu on New Year's Eve. The ground was unable to absorb the rain because it had already been saturated by heavy rains several weeks ago. The watery onslaught began Thursday night, triggering floods and mudslides that made roads impassable and forced 2,800 residents to evacuate.\"CAUSE:Heavy rain causing flash floods" NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "0" "1-Jan-1988" "0" "0" NA "164" 163 2 "" "Costa Rica" "" "" "" "Costa Rica - Limon Province. Laistonia area. Guacimo, Siquirres, Matina Cantons, Sixaola, Bri-Bri, Alta Talamanca. -- Panama - Province: Bocas Del Toro. Sixaola area, Guabito city. Changuinola and Sixaola rivers." "" "30-Jan-88" "5-Feb-88" 7 "9" "7,000" "7,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,880" 4.9 "\"a flood rushed along the border of costa rica and panama due to a heavy rainfall in the last few days ... his is the second time in less than 30 days that the changuinola and sixaola rivers in the border regions overflow\"CAUSE:Several days of heavy rain -- HECTARES FLOODED: \"60,000 hectares of farmland were spoiled\"" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "30-Jan-1988" "0" "1" NA "165" 164 3 "" "Dominican Republic " "" "" "" "North central area " "" "1-Feb-88" "2-Feb-88" 2 "4" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,490" 4.3 "\"The four people who died drowned in floodwaters from rivers in the mountains in the north-central part of this Caribbean country\" CAUSE:Three days of heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "2" "1-Feb-1988" "0" "2" NA "166" 165 4 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southeastern Louisiana - St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes. Little Tchefuncte, Tangipahoa and Bogue Falaya rivers " "" "1-Feb-88" "4-Feb-88" 4 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,700" 4 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "3" "1-Feb-1988" "0" "3" NA "167" 166 5 "" "Brazil " "" "" "" "Rio de Janeiro state - Rio de Janeiro's northern suburbs including Duque de Caxias and Nova Iguacu. Cities: Petropolis, Teresopolis, Baixada Fluminense, S.J. Do Meriti, Nilopolis, C. De Macacu. Quitandinha and Bingen rivers." "" "1-Feb-88" "10-Feb-88" 10 "290" "25,000" "10,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "9,180" 5.1 "\"Rains have been so severe that motorists, stranded in knee-deep water, tied cars to lamp posts and trees to prevent them from being swept away.\" CAUSE:Heavy rains in Feburary causing floods and mudslides" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "4" "1-Feb-1988" "0" "4" NA "168" 167 6 "" "Indonesia " "" "" "" "Central Java - Karanganyar and Bantul Districts. towns: Solo, Nglorog, Kretek " "" "5-Feb-88" "6-Feb-88" 2 "7" "3,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "7,790" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "5" "5-Feb-1988" "0" "5" NA "169" 168 7 "" "South Africa " "" "" "" "Central, northern and northwestern South Africa - Provinces: Orange Free State, Natal and Cape. Karoo plains. Towns: Bloemfontein, Douglas, Jacobsdal, Ritchie, Ladysmith, Barkly West, Groblershoop. Rivers: Orange, Modder, Riet, Vaal, . Spitskop dam burst on the Modder River." "" "10-Feb-88" "2-Mar-88" 22 "24" "10,000" "400,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "51,000" 6 "\"Schools, houses and highways were reported awash, two major water reservoirs and a number of dams on farms collapsed and telephone links to many towns were severed, officials said. Rivers that had been dry for up to eight years burst their banks and spread in widths of up to a mile. \" CAUSE:Heavy rains, flooding and dam bursts " NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "6" "10-Feb-1988" "1" "6" NA "170" 169 8 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Cusco Province - town of Alto Urubamba. Urubamba River" "" "22-Feb-88" "22-Feb-88" 1 "" "" "" "" 1 "5,170" 3.7 "\"about 150 people are missing in floods monday that left 30 houses, three trucks and a bridge buried in the town of alto urubamba in peru's cusco province. the floods caused by rains drowned farmland and destroyed a freeway to quillabamba, anta and chincheros. the urubamba river level has gone up 10 meters, threatening to flood places around alto urubamba.\"CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "6" "22-Feb-1988" "1" "6" 0.7 "171" 170 9 "" "France" "" "" "" "Gard Region, Nimes city " "" "3-Oct-88" "3-Oct-88" 1 "10" "300" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "710" 2.9 "\"... where water five feet deep surged on Monday after an unexpected and tightly focused storm struck Nimes, a city of 130,000 known for its Roman monuments... About a hundred of the estimated 50,000 people whose homes were damaged by the wall of water and mud on Monday chanted, \"compensation, compensation\" as Mitterrand arrived with senior officials\" CAUSE:Severe storms causing flash flooding" NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "6" "3-Oct-1988" "1" "6" NA "172" 171 9 "" "Botswana" "" "" "" "Botswana - Francistown and Mahalapye sub-districts -- Mozambique - Pungoe River in Sofala and Manica provinces. Limpopo River in Gaza Province. -- Zimbabwe - Honde River on Mozambique border, widespread flooding in rural areas. -- South Africa - Natal, Cape and Free State. Durban and its surrounding areas." "" "8-Mar-88" "15-Mar-88" 8 "18" "24,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "388,500" 6.5 "Botswana -\"in the past month, heavy rains have ended the country's seven years' drought, but brought flood disaster to the country instead. flood has washed away villages and railway lines. some main roads in the country have also been closed.\"  -- Zimbawe - \"Farmers who prayed for rain during a devastating three-year drought have faced nearly four months of almost daily downpours, which threaten to wash away any chance of an agricultural rebound. The rains that began in November have caused widespread flooding in rural areas, swelling rivers, turning streets into streams, and virtually isolating some villages by knocking out phone lines and bridges.\" FATALITIES: Botswana: 8 -- Mozambique: 11 DISPLACED: Botswana: 6000 -- Mozambique: 18000CAUSE:Heavy rains in past month HECTARES FLOODED: Mozambique: 15,000 hectares in Sofala and 6,000 hectares in Gaza" NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "7" "8-Mar-1988" "1" "1" NA "173" 172 10 "" "Argentina " "" "" "" "Buenos Aires city, 35 flooded districts. La Plata, Moron and Quilmes. La Plata River " "" "25-Mar-88" "28-Mar-88" 4 "24" "57,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,060" 4.6 "\"continuous rains and southeast winds worsened the effects of the floods in the city of buenos aires, bringing the death toll to 24 and forcing 57,000 people to be evacuated sunday night. the rainfall reached 55.2 millimeters sunday and 204 millimeters in the last three days, compared with a monthly level of 450 millimeters\" CAUSE:Continuous rains " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "8" "25-Mar-1988" "1" "2" NA "174" 173 11 "" "Germany" "" "" "" "West Germany - Danube River in Bavaria. towns: Niederachdorf, Beuel, Bamberg, Koln, Regensburg, Passau, Dresden, Bonn. Flooding also on the Main, Rhine, Mosel, Elbe, Donlau and Neckar rivers." "" "26-Mar-88" "30-Mar-88" 5 "6" "3,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "105,500" 5.9 "\"The rain-swollen Danube River burst through dikes along its banks in Bavaria Sunday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people ... Officials said the Danube swept away sections of earthen dikes 15 feet high\" CAUSE:Heavy rains and rapidly melting snow in the Alps. " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "9" "26-Mar-1988" "1" "3" NA "175" 174 12 "" "Australia " "" "" "" "Northern Territory - Todd River in the town of Alice Springs. -- Northwest of Western Australia - De Grey River near Port Hedland -- Flooding also in northern part of South Australia" "" "30-Mar-88" "1-Apr-88" 3 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "18,140" 4.9 "\"Officials said more than 8 inches of rain fell on Alice Springs in 24 hours -- almost as much as the town normally gets in a year. \" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "10" "30-Mar-1988" "1" "4" NA "176" 175 13 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Hezil River between Turkey and Iraq near Silopi" "" "14-Apr-88" "15-Apr-88" 2 "8" "5,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,390" 3.4 "\"eight people, including six children, were reported drowned in flood following torrential rains that left several thousand people homeless in southeastern turkey.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "10" "14-Apr-1988" "1" "4" NA "177" 176 14 "" "Czechoslovakia " "" "" "" "Jihlava River overflowed in Luka village near Jihlava." "" "20-Apr-88" "21-Apr-88" 2 "2" "500" "" "25" 1 "450" 3 "\"it was reported that 92 houses and 107 buildings in the area were inundated.\" CAUSE:floods that followed a hailstorm " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "10" "20-Apr-1988" "1" "4" NA "178" 177 15 "" "Kenya" "" "" "" "Nairobi area. Districts: Kisumu , South Nyanza, Laikipia. Nyando Division in West Kenya. Rivers: Tana, Nyando." "" "10-Apr-88" "10-May-88" 31 "60" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "89,600" 6.4 "\"this year's long rain season, which started last month, has witnessed the heaviest downpours for the past decade, which have claimed the lives of more than 60 people and thousands of cattle and other domestic animals and rendered thousands of families homeless. \" CAUSE:Heaviest seasonal rains in ten years " NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "11" "10-Apr-1988" "2" "5" 0.34 "179" 178 16 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Kyushu Island - central and eastern areas. Kumamoto Prefecture. Ofuna River" "" "3-May-88" "4-May-88" 2 "3" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,180" 4.2 "\"in kumamoto prefecture, about 3,200 homes were flooded after a river bank collapsed. rainfall between tuesday and early this morning reached 358 millimeters in kumamoto city and 422 millimeters in a mountainous area of kumamoto prefecture\" CAUSE:Heavy rain causing flooding and landslides" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "12" "3-May-1988" "0" "1" NA "180" 179 17 "" "Rwanda" "" "" "" "Rwanda - Prefectures: Ruhengeri, Gitarama, Gisenyi, Gikongoro, Kibuye -- Uganda - Mubuku River in Kasese District. Rubiriha River along border with Zaire" "" "6-May-88" "15-May-88" 10 "52" "23,628" "13,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "40,350" 5.6 "Uganda \"...mubuku river in the district overflowed its banks at night last weekend and swept away houses, destroyed banana, maize and bean plantations and gardens\"  DAMAGE: Rwanda: 13,000,000 FATALITIES Rwanda: 48 -- Uganda: 4 DISPLACED: Rwanda: 21,628 -- Uganda: 2000CAUSE:Torrential rain causing flooding and landslides" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "13" "6-May-1988" "0" "2" NA "181" 180 18 "" "China" "" "" "" "Fujian Province - three northern counties: Jianyang, Chongan and Zhenghe. Minjiang River near Fuzhou -- Flooding also reported in Hunan and Jiangxi provinces, locations unspecified." "" "19-May-88" "28-May-88" 10 "125" "2,800,000" "72,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "40,600" 5.6 "\"In part of Jianyang county, the rainfall totaled 11.9 inches, flooding all major roads in the county. Water in a major upper tributary of the Min River rose 30 feet above normal levels,\"  FATALITIES: Fujian: 91 -- Jiangxi: 3 -- Hunan: 32 DISPLACED: Fujian: 2,800,000 -- CAUSE:Heavy rains HECTARES FLOODED: 333,000 HA -- 823,745 acres of farmland in Fujian" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "14" "19-May-1988" "0" "3" NA "182" 181 19 "" "India" "" "" "" "India - Assam State: 52 villages inundated along the Bramaputra and Barak rivers and their tributaries. Districts: Nagaon, Karimganj -- Bangladesh - northeastern districts of Sylhet and Sunamganj. Bramaputra, Surma and Kushiara rivers. -- see also DFO-1988-032" "" "23-May-88" "11-Jun-88" 20 "76" "43,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "42,290" 5.9 "\"a total of 1,418 villages with a population of 835,005 have been affected by flood in india's northeastern state of assam ... about 6,000 head of cattle and a vast area of paddy cultivation have been washed away in the flood-hit state\"  -- May 31 \"A flash flood on the Kushiara River washed away an entire village of more than 200 people\" FATALITIES: India: 26 -- Bang: 50 DISPLACED: India: 3000 -- Bang: 40,000CAUSE:Melting snow from the Himalayas and pre-monsoon rains in Bangladesh -- HECTARES FLOODED: India: \"Thousands of acres\" -- Bang: 200,000 acres in Sylhet district." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "15" "23-May-1988" "0" "4" NA "183" 182 20 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong Province - northern areas. Fugang county." "" "24-May-88" "26-May-88" 3 "5" "8,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,750" 4.3 "\"It said 12 inches of rain fell on one Guangdong county, Fugang, during the two-day storm, causing 2,150 houses to collapse and flooding 6,422 acres of farmland .. the rains damaged part of the Beijing-Canton railway line in northern Guangdong. Rail service was halted for about six hours early Wednesday until repairs were made, . \" CAUSE:Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "16" "24-May-1988" "0" "5" NA "184" 183 21 "" "Cuba" "" "" "" "Provinces: Sancti Spiritus, Cienfuegos, Ciego de Avila, Camaguey, Holguin. Agabama River." "" "30-May-88" "6-Jun-88" 8 "24" "65,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "34,420" 5.6 "\"RAINFALL RECORDED 634 MM. IN CIENFUEGOS, 578 MM. IN VILLA CLARA AND 556 MM. IN SANCTI SPIRITUS, IN 8 HOURS. 131 ROADS NOT PASSABLE AND 55 MAJOR RAILWAY LINES CUT OFF. DAMAGE TO 5,700 HOUSES, 15 SCHOOLS/HOSPITALS AND NUMBER OF AGRICULTURAL SILOS. THOUSANDS OF LIVE-STOCK WERE LOST. \" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "17" "30-May-1988" "0" "6" NA "185" 184 22 "" "Sri Lanka " "" "" "" "Sabaragamuwa Province, Ratnapura District. Millawitiya. Kaluganga River. Also flooding in Kalutara district of Western Province." "" "1-Jun-88" "9-Jun-88" 9 "3" "110,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,180" 4.8 "\"flood waters rose over fifteen feet near the city's bus stand. all main routes have been submerged, crippling transport in the area which has experienced heavy rain over the past two days. a bridge across the kalu ganga river was swept away marooning several hundreds of families\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "18" "1-Jun-1988" "0" "7" NA "186" 185 23 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon Island - Rizal Province. Metro Manila area. " "" "1-Jun-88" "6-Jun-88" 6 "35" "5,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "3,300" 4.3 "\"during the past eight day, the storm dumped a total of 263.3 milimeters of water in metro manila as of yesterday. yesterday's record 11.8 mm rainfall in metro manila inundated low areas of the national capital and neighboring rizal towns,\" CAUSE:Week-long typhoon rains " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "19" "1-Jun-1988" "0" "8" NA "187" 186 24 "" "Afghanistan " "" "" "" "Provinces: Kabul, Takhar, Samangan, Beghlan, Badakhshan, Herat, Jouzjan. Kabul River Valley" "" "13-Jun-88" "28-Jun-88" 16 "" "3,000" "260,000,000" "" 1 "122,600" 6.3 "\"GOVERNMENT REPORTS MANY PEOPLE KILLED AND INJURED, LOSS OF 120,000 TONS CEREALS, 6,000 TONS VEGETABLES CROP AND 117,000 HEADS CATTLE, DAMAGE/DESTRUCTION OF THOUSANDS HOUSES, 1,300 KMS IRRIGATION CANALS/STREAMS, 1,200 KMS ROADS, BRIDGES AND CULVERTS\" CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "20" "13-Jun-1988" "1" "9" NA "188" 187 25 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Shizhu county" "" "10-Jun-88" "11-Jun-88" 2 "11" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,270" 4.3 "\" Downpours Friday and Saturday in Sichuan's Shizhu county sent flood waters pouring from local mountains, submerging nearly 12,500 acres of crops and ruining two electric stations and 150 homes ... The report said the waters quickly receded and services were being restored to the affected area\" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "21" "10-Jun-1988" "1" "10" NA "189" 188 26 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Ankara city slums" "" "12-Jun-88" "12-Jun-88" 1 "16" "400" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "230" 2.4 "\"A violent half-hour rainstorm triggered flash floods and damaged dozens of homes in this capital, killing 11 people and leaving two missing, ... the tempest damaged about 100 houses, mostly in the city's poorly built slums, and caused widespread power outages\" CAUSE:Violent half-hour rainstorm triggered flash floods " NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "21" "12-Jun-1988" "1" "10" NA "190" 189 27 "" "Bangladesh " "" "" "" "Districts: Chittagong, Jessor, Satkhira. Low lying areas of Dhaka. Rajshahi town. Padma River" "" "14-Jun-88" "20-Jun-88" 7 "8" "15,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "66,360" 5.7 "\" life in the capital dhaka, a city of over four million people, was disrupted during the last two days as all the low-lying areas of went under water, road communication come to a partial halt and at least 10,000 slum dwellers had to leave their homes\" CAUSE:Incessant rains during the last seven days " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "22" "14-Jun-1988" "1" "11" NA "191" 190 28 "" "China" "" "" "" "Zhejiang Province - Longquan County Jiangxi Province - Central and northern areas. Counties: Shangrao. Xinjiang River" "" "11-Jun-88" "25-Jun-88" 15 "70" "50,000" "10,800,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "26,300" 5.6 "Zhejiang:\"from 15 to 24 this month, the province's average rainfall exceeded 100 mm, surpassing the whole month's level in a normal year\"  -- Jiangxi:\"the province's five major rivers have swollen to the danger point or beyond, except for the upper and middle reaches of the ganjiang river. the most serious is the xinjiang river whose water level is 2.3 meters above the warning stage and almost at a record high\" DAMAGE: Jiangxi: 10,800,000 CAUSE:Torrential rains  700,000 acres of farmland" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "23" "11-Jun-1988" "1" "12" NA "192" 191 29 "" "India" "" "" "" "Assam State - renewed flooding of Bramaputra and tributaries. Districts: Nagaon, Dibrugarh, Tezpur and Neamatighat. Guwahati - more than 3,000 villages in 15 districts submerged -- Tripura State - Agartala city and township. Meghalaya State" "" "21-Jun-88" "14-Jul-88" 24 "34" "2,000,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "70,500" 6.2 "\"meanwhile the mighty brahmaputra and its major tributaries have flooded the low-lying areas of dibrugarh, tezpur and neamatighat. in the low-lying areas of guwahati, capital of the state, people had to wade through waist-deep water in some places \"  -- July 7 \"the flood situation in assam state worsened further on wednesday with the brahmaputra and its several tributaries having past their danger mark and submerged vast areas in the upper region. official reports received here said the rain-fed brahmaputra, which had already crossed its danger mark at neamatighat, inundated about 25 villages in jorhat sub-division.\" FATALITIES: Assam: 34CAUSE:Incessant heavy rains  108,375 hectares in Assam" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "24" "21-Jun-1988" "2" "13" NA "193" 192 30 "" "Ukraine" "" "" "" "Rivers Pripyat and Stokhod " "" "20-Jun-88" "1-Jul-88" 12 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,290" 5.2 "\"A report said Friday that rainfall over the past 20 days in the western Ukraine had exceeded the average precipitation for two months. The rivers Pripyat and Stokhod have burst their banks, flooding 573,040 acres planted with crops and more than 296,400 acres of pasture for cattle, TASS said\" CAUSE:Above average rainfall " NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "25" "20-Jun-1988" "2" "14" NA "194" 193 31 "" "China " "" "" "" "Sichuan Province -  36 counties southwest of Chengdu. Gaoxian. Ya'an. Yibin." "" "24-Jun-88" "28-Jun-88" 5 "65" "500,000" "76,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "33,860" 5.5 "\"flooding and storms killed 65 people and injured 1,420 others in 36 counties of sichuan province in late june, provincial officials said here today. in addition, 1,341 head of livestock, 145,300 hectares of crops, 100 small hydroelectric stations and thousands of houses were destroyed\" CAUSE:\"flooding and storms\" " NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "26" "24-Jun-1988" "2" "15" NA "195" 194 32 "" "Bangladesh " "" "" "" "37 out of 64 administrative districts including: Sylhet, Habiganj, Sunamgonj, Comilla, Bandarban, Chittagong, Netrokona, Bogra, Moulavibazar, Rangpur, Mymensingh, Narsingdi, Serajgonj, Gaibandha, Kurigram, Manikganj, Jamalpur, Bohla . Towns: Sylhet, Brahmanbaria. Rivers: Brahmaputra, Jammu, Meghna, Padma. -- see also DFO-1988-019 and DFO-1988-066" "" "27-Jun-88" "15-Aug-88" 50 "254" "5,250,000" "450,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "98,280" 6.7 "\"Roads throughout Sylhet and the surrounding districts of Sunamganj and Moulvibazar in the far northeastern corner of Bangladesh were also washed out or still under water. \"  -- July 16 \"Officials at the Flood Control Ministry in Dhaka said today that water levels were receding in most flooded areas except Brahmanbaria and Manikganj\" -- July 26 \"swollen rivers are overflowing their banks all across northeastern Bangladesh\"CAUSE:Monsoon flooding " NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "27" "27-Jun-1988" "3" "16" NA "196" 195 33 "" "Argentina" "" "" "" " Paraguay River" "" "28-Jun-88" "28-Jun-88" 1 "" "7,000" "" "" 1 "16,420" 4.2 "\"Forecasters predicted more rain while authorities say the Paraguay River is expected to rise for at least another week in what is described as the worst flooding since 1983\"CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "28" "28-Jun-1988" "3" "17" -0.65 "197" 196 34 "" "Nigeria " "" "" "" " Lagos area" "" "2-Jul-88" "3-Jul-88" 2 "0" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,960" 3.6 "\"the 183.8 mm single rainfall recorded in lagos on july 2, which accounts for over 60 percent of the july monthly average of 283.7 mm, flooded the entire lagos area, leaving hundreds of people homeless.\" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "6" 0 "28" "2-Jul-1988" "0" "1" NA "198" 197 35 "" "India" "" "" "" "India -- Punjab State - Districts: Patiala, Jalandhar, Amritsar. Patiala city , Patiala canal. Ravi River in Gurdaspur district. Bhatinda. -- Himachal Pradesh State - Districts: Hamirpur. Towns: Jangelberi. -- Haryana State - Ambala Cantonment. Yamuna River. -- Delhi - New Delhi, Wazirabad village. Yamuna River. -- Jammu Region - Chenab River. -- Kashmir Region -Jehlum River in Pulwama and Anantnag districts. Srinagar Uttar Pradesh State - 15 districts. Duri Rapti River at Kakrashi -- Bihar State - 9 districts including Samastipur, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Khagaria, Chandigarh. -- Southern and western Nepal - 55 out of nepal's 75 districts affected including Makawanpur, Baitadi, Udayapur, Dailekh. Janakpur area. -- see also DFO-1988-067" "" "4-Jul-88" "8-Aug-88" 36 "233" "500,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "847,700" 7.7 "July 7 \"all the roads to the jangelberi area in hamirpur district of himachal pradesh were submerged under rain water and blocked due to landslides\" ... \"the flood situation in patiala of punjab state continued to be grim. in certain pockets of patiala, water was flowing more than eight feet above the ground level.\" -- July 14 \"swollen rivers claimed nine lives in seven districts of uttar pradesh\" -- July 16 \"many villages in pulwama and anantnag districts in the indian-controlled area of kashmir are submerged by flood waters as the jehlum river is flowing 71.6 cubic meters above the danger mark at sangam today.\" -- Aug 4 \"with incessant rain over the past three days and a rise in the water level of the yamuna river, many parts of the indian capital, especially the low-lying areas, have been waterlogged, local press reported today. the yamuna river crossed the danger mark of 204.83 meters on monday and continued to rise until wednesday. it is expected to touch the 205.7 meters mark today.\" -- Aug 8 \"india's northwestern states were cut off from the rest of the country today by road, rail and air as himachal pradesh, punjab, haryana and chandigarh experienced heavy rain during the past 24 hours.\" FATALITIES: India--Punjab: 12 -- Himachal Pradesh: nd -- Haryana: 17 -- Jammu: 20 -- Kashmir: 13 -- Uttar Pradesh: 39 -- Bihar: 50 -- Nepal: 82 DISPLACED: India: 500,000CAUSE:Heavy monsoon rains causing floods and landslidesHECTARES FLOODED:" NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "29" "4-Jul-1988" "1" "2" NA "199" 198 36 "" "Canada " "" "" "" "Alberta Province town of Slave Lake" "" "5-Jul-88" "7-Jul-88" 3 "" "2,500" "7,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,960" 3.8 "\"slave lake, a town of some 5,000 people 220 kilometres northwest of edmonton, has received nearly a week of heavy rain. rivers overflowed and inundated 700 houses. 2,500 residents were forced to leave their homes\" CAUSE:Nearly-one-week-long rainfall " NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "29" "5-Jul-1988" "1" "2" NA "200" 199 37 "" "USSR" "" "" "" "Southwestern frontier region of Krasnodar." "" "5-Jul-88" "7-Jul-88" 3 "" "" "150" "Heavy rain" 1 "102,700" 5.5 "\"heavy rainfalls have flooded 330,000 hectares of cropland and damaged 27,000 houses in krasnodar ... the flood damaged villages and affected life in cities. pravda said factories, warehouses, roads and bridges have been flooded and some damaged heavily, with an estimated loss of 600 million roubles in the entire region.\"   600mm rubles in damage. Using 1988 black market rate of exchange.CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "30" "5-Jul-1988" "1" "3" NA "201" 200 38 "" "China" "" "" "" "Southern Gansu Province - Zhuoni and Lintan counties" "" "6-Jul-88" "6-Jul-88" 1 "" "" "" "" 1 "30,630" 4.5 "\"...heavy floods on july 6. the floods caused extensive damage to homes, farmlands, roads and electrical facilities in many counties, particularly zhuoni and lintan in the southern part of the province.\" CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "31" "6-Jul-1988" "1" "4" NA "202" 201 39 "" "Korea" "" "" "" "Pochon area. Chunchon city area" "" "8-Jul-88" "14-Jul-88" 7 "6" "2,000" "12,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,800" 4.1 "\"the area that sufferd the hardest hit was pochon, north of seoul, where 13.7 inches of rain fell friday and saturday ... 1,183 homes were flooded and more than 2,000 people fled temporarily\" CAUSE:Strong rains causing floods and landslides" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "32" "8-Jul-1988" "1" "5" NA "203" 202 40 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Guadalupe River near Hunt in Kerr County. Perkins Draw in Pecos County" "" "10-Jul-88" "11-Jul-88" 2 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,440" 3.7 "\"The (Guadalupe) river had risen 21 feet by midafternoon near Hunt, destroying piers and docks at summer camps along its banks.\"CAUSE:Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "32" "10-Jul-1988" "1" "5" NA "204" 203 41 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Toba area in Mie prefecture. Tottori prefecture " "" "15-Jul-88" "15-Jul-88" 1 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,680" 3.6 "\"Heavy rain in western Japan has killed at least four people and left 11 missing as swollen waters flooded homes, closed highways and disrupted local train service\" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "32" "15-Jul-1988" "1" "5" NA "205" 204 42 "" "India" "" "" "" "Gujarat State - Saurashtra-Kutch region. Districts: Surat, Jamnagar, Rajkot and Bhavnagar. Surat town. Rajkot city. -- Maharashtra State" "" "14-Jul-88" "27-Jul-88" 14 "97" "25,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "76,350" 6 "\"twenty-six dams in the region started overflowing following record-breaking downpour of 200 to 374 mms today. people downstream all the 26 dams are alerted to move to safer places. many more dams of the total 88 are nearing the brim. rajkot city, where the people had to pay for water during droughts, received 374 mms in the last 30 hours.\"  FATALITES: Gujarat: 82 -- Maharashtra: 15CAUSE:Fortnight-long wet spell flooding and overflowing dams" NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "33" "14-Jul-1988" "2" "6" NA "206" 205 43 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "States of Alagoas and Pernambuco. Maceio city. Mundau and Paraiba Rivers." "" "17-Jul-88" "18-Jul-88" 2 "66" "50,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "38,460" 4.9 "\"THE CITY (Maceio) HAD MORE RAIN IN 11 DAYS THAN DURING THE WHOLE OF 1987.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains causing flooding and mudslides " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "34" "17-Jul-1988" "2" "7" NA "207" 206 44 "" "Pakistan " "" "" "" "Punjab Province - 13 districts. -- Northwest Frontier Province - Tochi River in North Wazirastan. Chugarzai village in Swat district. Indus River. Kohistan. -- Kashmir Province -Jhelum and Chenab rivers -- Sind Province -" "" "18-Jul-88" "5-Aug-88" 19 "158" "163,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "220,500" 6.6 "\"forty-six people have been killed and 1,191 villages affected in 13 districts of punjab province in the center of pakistan due to successive torrential rains and floods in the rivers, local press reported here today. about 2,433 katcha houses (slums) and 2,013 straw huts have been damaged and 1,500 houses demolished in the flood-affected areas. one hundred and thirty-four head of cattle are reported to be missing, \" CAUSE:Heavy monsoon rains causing floods and landslides" NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "35" "18-Jul-1988" "3" "8" NA "208" 207 45 "" "South Korea  " "" "" "" "Southeastern areas - Yongwol, Chechon, Youngju city " "" "20-Jul-88" "20-Jul-88" 1 "16" "2,640" "45,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "3,410" 3.5 "\"News reports said about 650 houses were flooded and 2,640 people were evacuated to schools and other temporary shelters after the latest downpours, which dropped nearly eight inches of rain.\" CAUSE:Landslides and flooding caused by torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "35" "20-Jul-1988" "3" "8" NA "209" 208 46 "" "Spain " "" "" "" "Northern Basque country - Guipuzcoa province" "" "19-Jul-88" "20-Jul-88" 2 "9" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,320" 3.4 "\"In the hardest-hit area of Guipuzcoa province, heavy rain fell for four hours Tuesday night, knocking out power lines and blocking roads, Spanish National Radio said. \" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "35" "19-Jul-1988" "3" "8" NA "210" 209 47 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Kake and Uchikuroyama in northwest Hiroshima Prefecture. Shimane Prefecture. Hiroshima city " "" "20-Jul-88" "21-Jul-88" 2 "12" "1,633" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,320" 3.9 "\"according to the weather bureau, 270 milimeters of rain were recorded in hiroshima last night. forecasters expect more rain tonight.\" CAUSE:Landslides and flash floods caused by the heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "35" "20-Jul-1988" "3" "8" NA "211" 210 48 "" "China" "" "" "" "Heilongjiang Province - Qiqihar city area. Daqing oilfield. Gannan County. Nenjiang River. -- see also DFO-1988-058" "" "21-Jul-88" "19-Aug-88" 30 "" "76,000" "56,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "9,150" 5.6 "Jul 23\"... counties near Qiqihar have been getting 3.7 inches of rain a day and the hardest-hit areas have received more than 5 inches of rain a day. \" -- \"the daqing area was hit continuously by torrential rains, which resulted in more than 600 million cubic meters of flood waters. more than 1,900 oil wells were under water, of which 300 have ceased production, and more than 2,300 buildings and houses have collapsed\" -- Aug 11 \"20 days of uninterrupted rain has covered the daqing oilfield in northeastern china with 50 to 100 centimeters of water.\" -- Aug16 \"floods caused by torrential rains have destroyed trunk railway lines at 75 sections in heilongjiang province\" -- Aug18 \"120,000 people are working to buttress the banks of the rain-swollen Nen River. \"CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "36" "21-Jul-1988" "3" "9" NA "212" 211 49 "" "China" "" "" "" "Three counties in Gansu province. Xifeng City" "" "23-Jul-88" "23-Jul-88" 1 "54" "12,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "33,130" 4.5 " \"Heavy rains accompanied by hail flooded wide areas of northwestern China, collapsing thousands of homes and killing 54 people ... Up to 5.6 inches of rain fell in just over two hours Saturday in three counties of Gansu province\"CAUSE:Heavy rains accompanied by hail " NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "37" "23-Jul-1988" "3" "10" NA "213" 212 50 "" "New Zealand " "" "" "" "North Island - Auckland and the East Cape area. Ruatoria. Waiwere River" "" "27-Jul-88" "27-Jul-88" 1 "1" "52" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "48,970" 4.7 "\"heavy rain lashed new zealand's largest city of auckland and the east cape area on the north island yesterday, causing extensive flooding. auckland and ruatoria were worst hit by the storm, which caused surface flooding across the length of the northern part of the island from north of auckland right to gisborne.\" CAUSE:Heavy rain from storm " NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "38" "27-Jul-1988" "3" "11" NA "214" 213 51 "" "China" "" "" "" "Zhejiang Province - Ninghai, Sanmen, Xinchang, Fenghua and Shengxian counties. Ningbo city" "" "29-Jul-88" "5-Aug-88" 8 "264" "64,000" "167,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "18,770" 5.4 "\"a total of 139 people were drowned and another 300 missing in downpours that struck five counties in zhejiang province, from friday evening to saturday morning ... torrential floods also submerged vast expanses of farmland, washed away houses, destroyed power transmission and telecommunications lines and broke highways in many places\" CAUSE:Torrential rain causing flooding and dam burst" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "39" "29-Jul-1988" "3" "12" NA "215" 214 52 "" "Venezuela " "" "" "" "Central coast - Chichirivichi village on Chichirivichi River" "" "31-Jul-88" "31-Jul-88" 1 "2" "" "" "" 1 "910" 3 "\"some of chichirivichi's houses are buried under three to five meters of mud and numerous cars piled up as they were swept by the current. potable water pipes were destroyed and electricity lines were damaged by the river flood, causing a blackout in the village. the venezuelan government sent teams of 350 rescuers to help the victims\" CAUSE:River flood" NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "39" "31-Jul-1988" "3" "12" NA "216" 215 53 "" "India" "" "" "" "Andara Pradesh State - seven districts. Godavari River and tributaries" "" "31-Jul-88" "2-Aug-88" 3 "50" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "94,870" 5.5 "\"the death toll in the recent heavy rains and subsequent floods in godavari river and its tributaries was 50. a total of over 1,000 villages in seven districts had been affected and crops in an area of 375,000 acres had been damages, besides livestock deaths, damage to houses, school buildings and roads\"  CAUSE:Recent heavy rains and subsequent floods" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "40" "31-Jul-1988" "3" "13" NA "217" 216 54 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Transbaikal area west of Khabarovsk." "" "3-Aug-88" "4-Aug-88" 2 "" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "257,900" 5.7 "\"NUMEROUS RIVERS, LARGE AND SMALL, BURST THEIR BANKS. ... SWIFT HIGHLAND RIVERS WASHED AWAY MORE THAN TEN BRIDGES. HUNDREDS OF KILOMETERS OF ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINES HAVE BEEN DAMAGED. SEVERAL VILLAGES IN THE TAIGA ARE THREATENED WITH BEING FLOODED\"  Damage: \"millions of rubles\"CAUSE:Torrential rains from a cyclone " NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "41" "3-Aug-1988" "3" "14" NA "218" 217 55 "" "China" "" "" "" "Shanxi Province - Fenyang County and 11 others. Yellow River," "" "6-Aug-88" "6-Aug-88" 1 "50" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,880" 4.6 "\"at least 21 people were killed and 19 went missing in floods which this morning struck fenyang county in north china's shanxi province. according to local reports, some 30,000 people were trapped by the flood waters, caused by three and a half hours of torrential rain. the floods submerged 40 villages and destroyed at least 100 houses.\" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "42" "6-Aug-1988" "3" "15" NA "219" 218 56 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "Sudan -- Khartoum area. Gadharef, central Gezira region, Kassala, Eddamer, Atbara, Ash Showak, Dongola region, Kordofan, Katarant, Katarant Almaad, Karima Merawi. El-Gezira district. island of Tuti. Cities: Kassala, Showak, El-Damer, Omdurman. Blue Nile, White Nile, and Atbara rivers -- Ethiopia -- Baro River floods Itang refugee camp in Ilubabor from mid August to early October" "" "5-Aug-88" "10-Sep-88" 37 "91" "2,000,000" "200,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "354,100" 7.3 "Aug 8 \"current level of the Nile at its confluence at Khartoum was already 10 inches higher than the levels in Sudan's worst recorded flood year of 1946.\" -- Aug 9 \"More than 15 hours of continuous rains across Africa's largest country have caused major flooding that has destroyed bridges, communications, buildings and homes. The storm's rainfall amounted to more than the previous 10 years cumulative rainfall in the arid nation. Hardest hit were the country's capital city of Khartoum and Gadaref. \" -- Aug 29\"Aerial surveys show that damage in northern Sudan is worse than first thought and that up to 100,000 people might be trapped by floodwaters along the Nile valley between Atbara and Dongola,\"CAUSE:\"UNPRECEDENTED HEAVY RAINS\" " NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "43" "5-Aug-1988" "4" "16" NA "220" 219 57 "" "China" "" "" "" "Zhejiang Province - Hangzhou city. Ningbo and Zhoushan" "" "7-Aug-88" "8-Aug-88" 2 "117" "188,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "12,330" 4.6 "\"torrential rains delivered by the storm over a four-hour period averaged at least 50 mm. with the highest recorded at 272 mm ... in addition, 47,000 houses caved in, 43-kilometer dykes and dams burst, and 155 bridges and 1,048 ships destroyed.\"  CAUSE:Torrential rains from typhoon " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "44" "7-Aug-1988" "4" "17" NA "221" 220 58 "" "China" "" "" "" "Inner Mongolia - Dahingganling forest area. southern Morin Dawa autonomous banner of Daur nationality. Six counties on the upper reaches of the Nenjiang River -- see also DFO-1988-048" "" "10-Aug-88" "15-Aug-88" 6 "10" "64,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "53,820" 5.5 "\"67 wooden bridges, more than 100 culverts, 40,000 meters of highway and 10,000 meters of river dykes and some railway beds have been damaged.\" CAUSE:Four days of torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "45" "10-Aug-1988" "4" "18" NA "222" 221 59 "" "Taiwan" "" "" "" "Counties: Yunlin, Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung, Nantou. Cities: Chaiyi, Shuishan, Kaohsiung, Tainan." "" "14-Aug-88" "17-Aug-88" 4 "15" "10,000" "125,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "11,240" 4.8 "\"... MORE THAN 500 MILLIMETERS OF RAIN HAVE POURED DOWN ON MOST PARTS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN TAIWAN IN THE 24 HOURS SINCE SUNDAY MORNING.\" \"... WIDESPREAD DAMAGE TO AGRICULTURAL LAND AS WELL AS DESTROYING ROADS AND BRIDGES. \"CAUSE:Heavy rains from low pressure system causing floods and mudslides" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "46" "14-Aug-1988" "4" "19" NA "223" 222 60 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Veracruz State - Papaloapan River and its tributaries. Tesochoacan River" "" "13-Aug-88" "15-Aug-88" 3 "" "4,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "10,350" 4.5 "\"papaloapan river and its tributaries burst their banks late saturday, leaving behind a wide path of muddy destruction throughout the state. cosamaloapan mayor sergio villasana deldin said that the torrential rains have inundated the state in recent days, but not caused any deaths or serious injuries so far.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "47" "13-Aug-1988" "4" "20" NA "224" 223 61 "" "Nicaragua" "" "" "" "Northern coast area - Zelaya Norte. Alamikamba. Kukalaya. Prinzapolks. Wawa River, Rio Coco " "" "9-Aug-88" "16-Aug-88" 8 "" "25,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,590" 5 "\" the wawa, one of zelaya norte's main rivers, overflowed its banks and flooded an area of over two kilometers, interrupting communications between puerto cabezas and the mining communities of siuna, bonanza, and rosita.\" -- \"nearly 90 percent of farm crops was lost in nicaragua's north atlantic region\"CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "48" "9-Aug-1988" "4" "21" NA "225" 224 62 "" "China" "" "" "" "Shaaxi Province - Jiujianfang. Yellow River" "" "13-Aug-88" "14-Aug-88" 2 "163" "12,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,250" 4.2 "\"the storm caused severe mountain torrents which destroyed 3,000 houses, 5,800 hectares of arable land, 270 kilometers of highway and 16 bridges\"  -- \"Floodwaters reported as high as 40 feet killed 55 people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes in a village in central Shaanxi Province\"CAUSE:Heavy storm " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "49" "13-Aug-1988" "4" "22" NA "226" 225 63 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "Venezuela -- States: Anzoategui, Bolivar, Cojedes (El Pao dam overflowed). Areas: Francisco de Miranda, Parapal, San Luis, Los Cocos, Rio Blanco. Towns: Cuidad Guayana, Cumana, Maracay, Barcelona, San Cristobal. Rivers: Manzanares, Querecual, Neveri -- Columbia -- Departments of Cordoba and Sucre. Magdalena River" "" "16-Aug-88" "23-Aug-88" 8 "10" "12,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "145,600" 6.1 "FATALITIES: Venezuela: nd -- Columbia: 10 DISPLACED: Venezuela: 2000 -- Columbia: 10,000CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "50" "16-Aug-1988" "5" "23" NA "227" 226 64 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Kano State - Fourteen of the state's 20 local government areas. collapse of the Bagauda Dam near Kano city. -- Borno State - Fika local government area" "" "7-Aug-88" "20-Aug-88" 14 "53" "200,000 " "14,200,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "60,620" 6.1 "The rains are \"the heaviest within the last five decades\" -- \"the two dams, the bagauda dam and the kude dam, collapsed on tuesday and thursday, respectively. the bagauda dam, built in 1968, held back 22 million cubic meters of water. when it collapsed, the racing water flooded roads, crops and factories around it. \"CAUSE:Heavy rains and collpase two dams " NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "51" "7-Aug-1988" "6" "24" NA "228" 227 65 "" "China" "" "" "" "Henan Province " "" "9-Aug-88" "18-Aug-88" 10 "34" "80,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "153,100" 6.2 "\"In Henan province east of Shaanxi, rains and flash floods killed 34 people and destroyed 20,000 homes over the past nine days\" CAUSE:Rains and flash floods " NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "52" "9-Aug-1988" "7" "25" NA "229" 228 66 "" "Bangladesh " "" "" "" "\"53 of the country's 64 administrative districts were covered by flood waters at the height of the disaster.\" -- Dhaka city 85% inundated by Buriganga River. Other cities under 5-10 feet of water: Serajganj, Gopalganj, Tangail, Ranjbari and Faridpurko. -- Bramahaputra, Ganges and Meghna Rivers and their tributaries. -- see also DFO-1988-032 and DFO-1988-019 " "" "20-Aug-88" "3-Oct-88" 45 "1378 " "28,000,000  " "2,000,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "138,900" 7 "\"The floods destroyed an estimated 3.5 million tons of standing crops and stored grain. It washed away 2,200 miles of roads and razed eight million houses.\" -- \"SINCE 1 SEPTEMBER MORE THAN HALF OF BANGLADESH REMAINED FLOODED. 20 MILLION PEOPLE NOW AFFECTED IN 39 DISTRICTS.\"  -- Sep 7 \" NEARLY 600,000 COMPETELY DESTROYED HOMES: 1.5 MILLION DAMAGED. TOTAL OF 30,000 KM ROADS PARTIALLY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. RICE CROP ON 1.5 MILLION HECTARES DESTROYED AND SERIOUSLY DAMAGED ON 2 MILLION HECTARES. OFFICIAL ESTIMATES OF CROP LOSSES BETWEEN 1.5 - 3 MILLION TONS.\"CAUSE:Unusually strong monsoons " NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "53" "20-Aug-1988" "8" "26" NA "230" 229 67 "" "India" "" "" "" "Assam State - Bramputra Valley from from Dibrugarh to downtown Dhubri . Barak Valley. Districts: Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Sonitpur, Sibsagar, Cachar, Karimganj, Nagaon, Lakhimpur, Golaghat. Gauhati area. Bramaputra River and tributaries. -- Uttar Pradesh State - 12,373 villages. Ganges River and tributaries. -- Bihar State - 19 districts including Saharsa, Khagaria, Madhubani and Darbhanga. Ganges, Kosi, Bagmati, Adhwara, Burhi, Gandak rivers. -- West Bengal State - Balurghat and Dinajpur areas. Ganges and Churani rivers. -- Arunchal Pradesh State - -- Nepal --10 districts in southern plains. far-western seti zone. -- see also DFO-1988-035" "" "23-Aug-88" "15-Sep-88" 24 "876" "2,000" "15,200,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "626,900" 7.2 "8/24 \"the flood situation in india's northeastern state of assam further deteriorated today following alarming rise of the mighty brahmaputra river and its tributaries in the entire 800-kilometer-long brahmaputra valley from dibrugarh to dhubri\"  -- 8/29 \" the brahmaputra river, in spate, wrecked havoc in santipur, bhutnath, fatasil and ambari areas. the entire brahmaputra valley was virtually in the grip of unprecedented floods.\" -- 9/5 \"one hundred and eight people have been killed by floods and landslides caused by torrential rains at different districts in nepal, according to the home ministry. this year's floods also damaged roads, bridges, canals, drinking water projects, culverts and public and private houses, causing a heavy loss of property to nepal,\" -- 9/5 \"the flood situation in india's northeastern state of assam deteriorated again on sunday with the brahmaputra river maintaining a rising trend, it was reported here today. official reports from guwahati, capital of assam, said the brahmaputra was rising rapidly in dibrugarh following heavy rain in its catchment in the lower region on sunday. while vast areas of dubri and goalpara remained submerged in lower assam the situation in other districts of upper assam continued to improve.\" FATALITIES: India: 850 -- Nepal: 26 DISPLACED:India: nd -- Nepal: 2000CAUSE:Unusually strong monsoons. -- Flooding and landslides in Nepal HECTARES FLOODED:" NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "54" "23-Aug-1988" "9" "27" NA "231" 230 68 "" "Uganda" "" "" "" "\"various parts of the northern region\"" "" "11-Aug-88" "25-Aug-88" 15 "5" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "55,980" 5.9 "\"five people in northern uganda lost their lives in floods caused by torrential rains over the past two weeks, the local press reported today. a number of bridges and houses have been washed away and rivers have risen to maximum levels in various parts of the northern region.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "55" "11-Aug-1988" "9" "28" NA "232" 231 69 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Rivers State - Port Harcourt city" "" "22-Aug-88" "22-Aug-88" 1 "" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,230" 3.1 "\"the downpour, said to be the heaviest in the area in10 years, lasted 24 hours till yesterday morning, flooding at least 60 houses and destroying household property such as rugs, furniture and electric appliance.\" CAUSE: 24 hour downpour" NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "55" "22-Aug-1988" "9" "28" NA "233" 232 70 "" "Burkina Faso" "" "" "" "Provinces: Bam, Yatenga, Seno, Soum, Oubritenga, Oudalan, Namentenga, Bazega, Houet, Kenedougou, Comoe, Kadiogo. Ndorola" "" "21-Aug-88" "2-Sep-88" 13 "11" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "135,900" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "56" "21-Aug-1988" "10" "29" NA "234" 233 71 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Nayarit State - left bank of the Santiago river " "" "22-Aug-88" "23-Aug-88" 2 "18" "130,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "2,220" 3.6 "\"Flooding has driven thousands of villagers from homes on the left bank of the santiago river ... torrential rains swelled the river on tuesday, and operators of a nearby dam were forced to open its floodgates, sending hundreds of thousands of gallons swirling towards the villages \" CAUSE:Torrential rains and dam release " NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "56" "22-Aug-1988" "10" "29" NA "235" 234 72 "" "China" "" "" "" "Eastern Shandong Province - Yellow River flooded 33 villages" "" "23-Aug-88" "24-Aug-88" 2 "" "10,000" "" "" 1 "16,810" 4.5 "\"The powerful Yellow River breached its banks for the fifth time in less than two weeks Wednesday, flooding 33 villages and tens of thousands of acres of farmland and affecting nearly 300,000 people in eastern China.\" CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "57" "23-Aug-1988" "10" "30" NA "236" 235 73 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Sind Province - several dozens villages destroyed. Indus River" "" "18-Aug-88" "25-Aug-88" 8 "" "200,000" "117,924,528" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "33,000" 5.4 "Damage: \"billions of rupies\". 2bn rupies converted at 01/01/90 rate 16.96 INRCAUSE:successive monsoon torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "58" "18-Aug-1988" "10" "31" NA "237" 236 74 "" "Niger " "" "" "" "Southern, eastern and western parts of Niger. Niger River. " "" "18-Aug-88" "25-Aug-88" 8 "" "300,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "744,000" 7 "" NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "59" "18-Aug-1988" "11" "32" NA "238" 237 75 "" "Chad" "" "" "" "Chad -- Provinces: Kanem, Ouaddai, Logone Occidentale, Logone Oriental. Prefectures: Salamat (Am-Timam), Mayo Kebbi (bongor), N'Djamena, Moyen-Chari (Sarh), Batha. Chari River in N'djamena city. southern town of Moundou. Elghazal river at Moussoro.  -- Cameroon - northern provinces including Pitoa Region" "" "20-Aug-88" "6-Sep-88" 18 "51" "58,000" "900,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "562,900" 7 "\"the current downpour, the heaviest for 50 years, has caused havoc across the normally arid countries bordering the sahara, from senegal to sudan, since the beginning of august\" -- Chad - \"about 13,500 houses have been washed away, 13,500 hectares of land devastated and 4,500 tonnes of grains destroyed by flood.\" Displaced: Chad: 47,000 -- Cameroon: 11,000 DAMAGE: Chad: nd -- Cameroon: 900,000 FATALITIES: Chad: 40 -- Cameroon: 11CAUSE: downpours" NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "60" "20-Aug-1988" "12" "33" NA "239" 238 76 "" "El Salvador" "Honduras" "Guatemala" "Nicaragua" "Central America --Honduras - Shantytowns in Tegucigalpa, Slum Chamelecon in San Pedro Sula, La Lima. --El Salvador - Provinces: Usulatan, La Union, Ahuachaba, San Miguel, San Salvador, La Paz. Towns: Chilanguera and La Cantora. Rio Grande and Lempa Rivers. --Guatemala - Guatemala City --Nicaragua - Nadaime city" "" "25-Aug-88" "29-Aug-88" 5 "50" "25,850" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,900" 5 "\" the storm, which rolled into the area thursday and lingered through monday, caused widespread crop damage in el salvador, guatemala, honduras and nicaragua.\" -- \"floods after heavy rains killed at least seven people and destroyed 160 houses in the latest hours in tegucigalpa, leaving 1,500 people homeless. reports from the honduran capital said the destroyed homes were located in shantytowns, where landslides caused by the rains carried away the residents' shacks.\"  Fatalities: Honduras: 7 -- El Salvador: 36 -- Guatemala: 6 -- Nicaragua: 1 Displaced: Honduras: 2500 -- El Salvador:25,000 -- Guatemala: 500 -- Nicaragua: 100CAUSE:'Heavy rainfalls were caused by a tropical front linked to cyclone \"chris.\" '" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "61" "25-Aug-1988" "12" "34" NA "240" 239 77 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region - Counties: Guiping, Wuxuan. Liuzhou city. Laibin town. Wuzhou city. Hongshui, Liujiang and Xijiang rivers.  -- Guangdong Province- Zhaoqing city. Xijiang River" "" "31-Aug-88" "6-Sep-88" 7 "58" "300,000" "256,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "50,320" 5.7 "8/31 \"the second flood peak on the liujiang river hit liuzhou city today with the water rising to 89.10 meters, 9.10 meters higher than the minimum warning line and the highest this century\" -- \"Nearly 3 million acres of cropland, 250,000 houses, and hundreds of factories and schools were flooded\"CAUSE: Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "62" "31-Aug-1988" "12" "35" NA "241" 240 78 "" "Iran " "" "" "" "Town of Damavand, (50 km east of Tehran) and 30 villages in area." "" "25-Aug-88" "25-Aug-88" 1 "25" "" "" "" 1 "1,150" 3.1 "\"more than 90 iranians were eighter killed, wounded or missing during last week's floods around the mountain town of damavand, 50 kilometers east of tehran, radio tehran reported today.... thirty villages in the affected region were also damaged, said the radio.\" CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "18" 0 "62" "25-Aug-1988" "12" "35" NA "242" 241 79 "" "Columbia " "" "" "" "Provinces: Cordoba, Atlantico, Sucre, Magdalena, Cesar, Bolivar, Santander. Magdalena River." "" "27-Aug-88" "3-Sep-88" 8 "" "100,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "158,800" 6.1 "\"a flood of the magdalena river in colombia's six northern provinces has left 100,000 homeless, destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres of crops and killed thousands of animals,\" CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "63" "27-Aug-1988" "13" "36" -1.32 "243" 242 80 "" "Senegal " "" "" "" "City of Bambey" "" "2-Sep-88" "2-Sep-88" 1 "4" "2,400" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,300" 3.3 "\"a flood caused by heavy rains has killed a 42-year-old man and left 800 families homeless in the senegalese city of bambey where water has reached a height of more than one meter\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "19" 0 "63" "2-Sep-1988" "0" "0" NA "244" 243 81 "" "Niger " "" "" "" "Sahel area. Niger River" "" "2-Sep-88" "3-Sep-88" 2 "13" "7,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "88,400" 5.4 "\"the heavy rains raised the Niger River to its highest levels since record-keeping began in 1928 and promised to bring the best harvests in 20 years ... rains that have drenched most of the Sahel, also said more than 610 miles of roads were impassable and that the flooding washed out an unknown number of bridges.\" CAUSE:Heaviest rains in two decades " NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "64" "2-Sep-1988" "0" "1" NA "245" 244 82 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Chiapas State - Coatan River in Tapachula city. Huixtla, Escuincla, Pijijiapan, Arteaga and Tonala. Cuatan Grande and Chico rivers. -- Oaxaca State - Tehuantepec isthmus. Salado River" "" "1-Sep-88" "5-Sep-88" 5 "17" "20,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "25,820" 5.1 "'the rain has not stopped for 48 hours, turning some of the city's roads into rivers.\" CAUSE:Heavy rains from the Tropical Storm Kristy " NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "65" "1-Sep-1988" "0" "2" NA "246" 245 83 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Veracruz State - Hueleque River in Poza Rica. Tuxpan-Pantepec River in Alamo. Papantla La Antigua, Cazones, Coatzintla, Tuxpan, La Palmilla. Cotaxtla River. Cazones River. -- Hidalgo State -" "" "2-Sep-88" "6-Sep-88" 5 "31" "30,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "12,600" 4.8 "\"Rains from Tropical Storm Debby caused a flash flood in the town of Alamo, but about 30,000 people evacuated safely\"CAUSE:Rains from Tropical Storm Debby causing flash floods and mudslides" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "66" "2-Sep-1988" "0" "3" NA "247" 246 84 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Eastern regions of Soviet Buryatia, Transbailkal area. Rivers Uda, Kurba, Kodun and their tributaries." "" "6-Sep-88" "6-Sep-88" 1 "" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "47,400" 4.7 "\"MORE THAN 10,000 HECTARES OF FARMLAND, HOUSES AND SHEEP IMPOUNDS HAVE BEEN INUNDATED. BRIDGES HAVE BEEN DESTROYED, ROAD TRAFFIC HAS BEEN DISRUPTED. THERE ARE HUMAN CASUALTIES.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains from a cyclone in Mongolia " NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "67" "6-Sep-1988" "0" "4" NA "248" 247 85 "" "China " "" "" "" "Dongting Lake area in Hunan and Hubei provinces " "" "5-Sep-88" "14-Sep-88" 10 "" "100,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "47,800" 5.9 "\"continuous heavy rains have severely waterlogged the dongting lake area, one of the country's prime agricultural and commercial bases. twenty-three counties and cities in hunan and hubei provinces have been affected. the inland lakes have overflowed flooding nearly 200,000 hectares of farmland. more than 100,000 people have been evacuated\" CAUSE:Continuous heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "68" "5-Sep-1988" "0" "5" NA "249" 248 86 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Tampa Bay Area. Counties: Manatee, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco. Towns: Palmetto, Bradenton, Yankeetown, Tampa, St Petersburg. Manatee and Little Manatee rivers. Alafia River." "" "6-Sep-88" "9-Sep-88" 4 "7" "1,000" "24,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "6,500" 4.6 "\"A local state of emergency was declared in Manatee County along the Manatee River, which was 7 feet above flood stage late Wednesday afternoon, and was expected to crest at 11 1/2 feet above flood stage before Thursday. \" --''We are letting some of the people evacuated go back in,'' Strickland said. ''We have let about three-fourths of them go back because the water never got to their homes. But we have some houses covered and some with 5 to 6 feet of water inside. It's the first time they have been flooded in some 60 years.''CAUSE:Several days of heavy rainfall from a near-stationary front" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "69" "6-Sep-1988" "0" "6" NA "250" 249 87 "" "Mexico" "Jamaica" "Haiti" "Honduras" "Central America and Caribbean --Mexico - Yucatan Penninsula: Cancun, Cozumel, Campeche. Nuevo Leon State: Santa Catarina river in Monterrey and Cadereyta. Tamulipas state: Matamoros, Ciudad Victoria, La Pesca, Soto la Marina, San Carlos. --Dominican Republic - Yuna River near Cotui.  --Southern Haiti - \" widespread flooding and crop damage\" --Jamaica - \"widespread flooding across the island\" --Venezuela - Caracas area. --El Salvador - eastern states of San Miguel, Usulutan and La Union --Flooding also reported in Caymen Islands, British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Costa Rica" "" "10-Sep-88" "18-Sep-88" 9 "237" "821,400" "68,200,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "105,100" 6.2 "Hurricane Gilbert \"The National Hurricane Center said Gilbert was the most intense storm on record in terms of barometric pressure. It was measured at 26.31 inches, breaking the 26.35 inches recorded for the 1935 hurricane that devastated the Florida Keys. \" --Mexico - \"Floods prevented officials from reaching the hotel zone in Cancun\" ... \"Steady rains flooded some streets in Monterrey, an industrial city with 3 million people 210 miles northwest of La Pesca. About 1,000 people were evacutated from low-lying areas of the city\" ... \"Rescue workers Sunday found eight more bodies of the estimated 200 people missing a day after a river in Monterrey flooded, sweeping away four passenger-filled buses in the single most deadly blow of Hurricane Gilbert, officials said.\" --Jamaica - widespread flooding across the island. Thousands displaced. --Haiti - Damage to crops and roads --Caymen Islands - \"Flooding was widespread, with an estimated 5 percent to 10 percent of the houses damaged\" --Honduras - thousands displaced, crops bridges and roads destroyed. Damage: Jamaica: 8,000,000,000 -- Puerto Rico: 200,000 -- Monterrey, Mexico: 60,000,000 Fatalities: DR: 9 -- Haiti: 30 -- Jamaica: 36 -- Mexico: 142 -- Venezuela: 5 -- Costa Rica: 2 -- Honduras: 13 Dispalced: DR: 400 -- Jamaica: 500,000 -- Mexico: 300,000 -- El Salvador: 15,000 -- Honduras: 6000 CAUSE:Heavy rains from the \"Western Hemisphere's most powerful hurricane on record.\"" NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "70" "10-Sep-1988" "1" "7" NA "251" 250 88 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Nigeria -- Oyo State - Oshogbo. Erinle River. Sokoto State - 76 villages submerged. Niger River -- Benin -- Provinces: Zou and Borgou. Districts: Malanville/Karimama, Zagnanado/Savalou. Oeme and Niger Rivers" "" "14-Sep-88" "26-Sep-88" 13 "7" "136,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "71,960" 6 "\"the erinle river dam in oshogbo local government area of oyo state collapsed last week as a result of torrential rain in excess of its water conservation capacity. the flood has washed away or submerged farmlands, cut off roads and damaged bridges... damage caused by the collapse of the dam were enormous and beyond what the state government could cope with\"  Fatalities: Nigeria: 7 -- Benin: nd DISPLACERD: Nigeria:220,000 -- Benin: 16,000CAUSE:Dam collapse following torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "71" "14-Sep-1988" "1" "8" NA "252" 251 89 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Darbang and Niskot villages in Myagdi District. Myagdi River " "" "20-Sep-88" "21-Sep-88" 2 "106" "56" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "27,590" 4.7 "\"a flash flood swept away about 87 people including four policemen in a village in western myagdi district ... the flooding occurred as the myagdi river was blocked by a landslide.\" CAUSE:Flash flood caused by breach of a landslide blocking the Myagdi River" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "72" "20-Sep-1988" "1" "9" NA "253" 252 90 "" "Thailand " "" "" "" "1,488 villages flooded in 53 of Thailand's 73 provinces; including Phayao, Rayong and Uthai Thani." "" "18-Sep-88" "5-Oct-88" 18 "19" "16,000" "1,200,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "243,200" 6.6 "\"over 2,000 roads, 500 bridges, 300 weirs and embankments and more than 554,000 rai (88,640 hectares) of crops were damaged. of the 47 provinces hit by the current floods, 16 are in the north, 14 in the northeast, 12 in the central region and five in the south.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains causing seasonal floods " NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "73" "18-Sep-1988" "2" "10" NA "254" 253 91 "" "China" "" "" "" "Fujian Province - " "" "20-Sep-88" "26-Sep-88" 7 "9" "51,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "100,700" 5.8 "\"total precipitation averaged 100 mm in most parts of the province and reached 400 mm in some prefectures. big tracts of farmland were inundated and many peasant houses collapsed in the worst-hit prefectures. more than 51,000 people have become homeless. the flood also damaged roads, irrigation canals and river embankments.\" CAUSE:Heavy rain from a typhoon " NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "74" "20-Sep-1988" "2" "11" NA "255" 254 92 "" "India" "" "" "" "India -- Punjab State - 10 of 12 administrative districts and 1,463 villages inundated. Districts: Amritsar, Jalandhar, Gurdaspur, Batala, Sangrur, Ferozepore, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Bhatinda and Faridkot. Cities: Jalandhar, Amritsar, Phillaur, Nawanshahr, Ludhiana, Kapurthala, Ferozepur, Harike Barrage. Rivers: Ravi, Beas and Sutlej. -- Haryana State - 381 villages in seven of the total 12 districts. Jagadhri sub-division. Cities/towns: Delhi, New Delhi. Faridabad, Hissar, Kaithal, Nirwana. Yamuna River. -- Himachal Pradesh State - all 12 districts including Una district. -- Jammu and Kashmir State - Anantnag town. Rivers: Jelum, Tawi, Chenab and Ravi. -- -- Pakistan -- Punjab State - Districts: Sialkot, Gujrat and Gujranwala. Cities: Bahawalpur, Multan, Wazirabad, Narowal, Chaprar Marala, Lahore, Shahdara, Depalpur. Narang Mandi and Sharaqpur road areas. Rivers: Sutlej, Chenab and Ravi." "" "21-Sep-88" "8-Oct-88" 18 "731" "1,250,000" "6,814,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "268,500" 6.9 "\"Rain continued for a fourth day in Punjab and swelled the state's three main rivers -- the Ravi, Beas and Sutlej -- to record levels, inundating about 250 villages and destroying homes, crops and livestock\"-- Sep 28 \"the flood situation continued to be grim in the northern region of india yesterday. according to reports reaching here today, more areas were inundated in punjab as 35 more deaths were reported from the flood-ravaged states of northern india with the death toll rising to 350. gushing waters entered ferozepur city and cantonment area and about 100 adjoining villages in punjab. amritsar, jalandhar and gurdaspur districts in punjab continued to be cut off from the rest of the country. road and rail traffic in the affected areas of punjab and himachal pradesh continued to be paralyzed. many areas of delhi were flooded as the yamuna water level touched the 206.92 meters mark, 1.09 meters higher than the danger level yesterday. massive relief and rescue operations continued the whole day in the seriously affected regions of punjab, haryana, delhi, himachal pradesh and india-controlled kashmir.\" Fatalitiesd: India: 607 -- Pakistan: 124 Displaced: India: 250,000 -- Pakistan: 1,000,000 dAMAGE: India: 214,000,000 -- Pakistan: 6,600,000,000CAUSE:\"unprecedented continuous heavy rains\" causing floods and landslidesHECTARES FLOODED:" NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "75" "21-Sep-1988" "3" "12" NA "256" 255 93 "" "Taiwan" "" "" "" "Counties: Ilan, Taipei, Hualien and Taitung." "" "21-Sep-88" "3-Oct-88" 13 "0" "" "14,170,816" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,300" 5 "\"THE COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURE MONDAY DECLARED ILAN A DISASTER AREA AFTER THE NORTHEASTERN TAIWAN COUNTY WAS HARD HIT BY FLOODS CAUSED BY HEAVY RAINS DURING THE PAST TWO WEEKS.\"  Damage 370mm TWD. Exchange rate as of 01/01/1990=26.11 CAUSE:Two weeks of heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "76" "21-Sep-1988" "3" "13" NA "257" 256 94 "" "India" "" "" "" "Maharashtra State - Bombay city" "" "3-Oct-88" "4-Oct-88" 2 "23" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "600" 3.1 "\"normal life in the metropolis of bombay was crippled for the second time within a span of six days as suburban trains on both the central and western railway were affected due to flooding of tracks... it was reported that hutment dwellers in low-lying areas of the city like bombay, chembur, sion and gowandi were being shifted to safer places\" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "22" 0 "76" "3-Oct-1988" "3" "13" NA "258" 257 96 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Federal Capital Territory Suleja - Abuja city and dam. -- Anambra State - 12 communities in Anambra Local Government Area. -- Rivers: Niger and Anambra" "" "21-Sep-88" "5-Oct-88" 15 "" "70,000" "1,000,000" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "8,880" 5.1 "\"the multi-million u.s. dollar dam at abuja, the future capital of nigeria, has collapsed as a result of flood following a torrential rainfall ... the dam which has been constructed half way was designed to supply water for residents of abuja international airport staff quarters and its environment ... it was reported that the giant concrete slabs, pumping machines and other equipment installed so far at the site have been washed away by the flood.\"  CAUSE:Abuja dam collapses after torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "77" "21-Sep-1988" "3" "14" NA "259" 258 97 "" "Ghana " "" "" "" "Northern, Upper West and Upper East regions. West Gonja District. Salaga. Singa. Daboya. Black and White Volta Rivers" "" "1-Oct-88" "11-Oct-88" 11 "" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "102,200" 6.1 "\" the floods have submerged some villages in west gonja in the northern region. an advance team has been sent to the west gonja area to assess the situation. a report from the northern region said today that floods have displaced about 3,000 people at salaga, south of the northern regional capital, tamale. \" CAUSE:\"recent heavy rains\" " NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "78" "1-Oct-1988" "4" "15" NA "260" 259 98 "" "Guatamala" "" "" "" "El Quiche Province - Chioxy River in the northern border strip between the towns of Playitas and Playa Grande" "" "16-Oct-88" "17-Oct-88" 2 "" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "370" 2.9 "\"River flooding caused by heavy rains has isolated 16 villages from the rest of the country and left 6,000 people homeless in northern Guatemala\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "23" 0 "78" "16-Oct-1988" "4" "15" NA "261" 260 99 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "600-mile span between Thanh Hoa Province in the north to Phu Khanh Province in the south. Lam River in Nghe Tinh Province" "" "10-Oct-88" "20-Oct-88" 11 "100" "500,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "39,060" 5.6 "\"the unidentified typhoon, which struck in mid-October, dumped from 7.7 inches up to 44 inches of rain in some areas of central Vietnam.\"--\"The storms and floods have damaged 31 bridges, communication and irrigation projects and many sections of roads and railways, affecting about 230,000 people ... ''continuous heavy rains and whirlwinds'' have ravaged the more than 600-mile span between Thanh Hoa and Phu Khanh Provinces in central Vietnam\"  \"preliminary estimates showed that 44 percent of the autumn rice crop was destroyed in the central provinces of Nghe Tinh, Nghia Binh and Quang Nam-Danang.\"CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "79" "10-Oct-1988" "4" "16" NA "262" 261 100 "" "Columbia " "" "" "" "Northern Columbia - Guajira Peninsula. Towns: Carmen de Bolivar, La Uribia. River Alferez. --  Venezuela - Caracas area. -- Nicaragua - Managua area, Miskito Coast, Corn Island, Bluefields, El Rama. Rivers: San Juan, Colorado, Coto. -- Panama - eastern province of Veraguas and Pacific province of Herrera. Border area with Costa Rica. -- Northern Costa Rica - Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Rivers: San Juan, Colorado, Coto" "" "18-Oct-88" "25-Oct-88" 8 "135" "407,000" "62,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "62,660" 5.7 "\"Hurricane Joan, puzzling forecasters with its unusual path through the southern Caribbean Tuesday, unleashed floods in northern Colombia that left about 50 people dead, missing or injured, officials said.\"  \"One of the worst-affected areas was Carmen del Bolivar, where torrential rains ruptured a man-made retaining barrier over the River Alferez and sent a wall of water crashing through 16 neighborhoods and 1,000 houses. \"-- \"Nicaraguan officials said 21 died in and around Bluefields, 180 miles east of Managua. The city of about 38,000 was 90 percent destroyed when Joan struck early Saturday\" Fatalities: Columbia: 36 -- Venezuela: 11 -- Panama: 5 -- Nicaragua: 60 -- Costa Rica: 23 Displaced: Columbia:  50,000 -- Panama: 2000 -- Nicaragua: 300,000 -- Costa Rica: 55,000 da,age:Panama: 62,000,000CAUSE:Heavy rains from the hurricane " NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "80" "18-Oct-1988" "4" "17" NA "263" 262 101 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Northern Mindanao Island - Misamis Oriental Province. three villages in the port city of Cagayan de Oro. Agusan River. Pagadian City. -- Southern and central Luzon Island - Manilla area. Marikina River. -- Other areas: Eastern Visayas Island, Bicol Island, Southern Tagalog" "" "22-Oct-88" "26-Oct-88" 5 "181" "60,000" "24,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "5,340" 4.4 "\"More than 26,000 people were rendered homeless in the floods, which destroyed some 1,000 thatched huts and a bridge on a major highway, stranding thousands of commuters to Cagayan de Oro.\" --\"the three-day typhoon swept a 700-kilometer-wide path of destruction from mindanao to the islands of visayas, bicol, southern and central luzon, including metro manila.\"CAUSE:Torrential rains and flash floods " NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "81" "22-Oct-1988" "4" "18" NA "264" 263 102 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Rivers State - Kassama in Yenagoa Local Government Area " "" "27-Oct-88" "28-Oct-88" 2 "10" "12,000" "" "" 1 "2,830" 3.8 "\"ten persons, including six children, were reported to have died at kassama in the yenagoa local government area in nigeria's southeastern state of rivers in the wake of floods currently ravaging the area. the floods have also rendered about 12,000 people homeless and destroyed property, houses and several hectares of farmland.\" CAUSE: \"recent floods\"" NA NA "" 0 "23" 0 "81" "27-Oct-1988" "4" "18" NA "265" 264 103 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hainan Province - 46 villages in Qiongshan, Ding'an and Wenchang counties. Nandu river" "" "28-Oct-88" "30-Oct-88" 3 "0" "10,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "5,370" 4.2 "\"...typhoon-driven torrential rains caused floods in 46 villlages in qiongshan, ding'an and wenchang counties of the island. the typhoon, plus the cold air current from the north, resulted in great damages to agricultural production, the official said, adding that some 73,000 hectares of rice, rubber trees and tropical cash crops were affected.\" CAUSE:Typhoon-driven torrential rains" NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "82" "28-Oct-1988" "4" "19" -1.34 "266" 265 104 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Flores Island - four villages in the district of Ende. Ria Raja, Rewarangga" "" "5-Nov-88" "7-Nov-88" 3 "20" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "780" 3.4 "\" the floods and landslides caused by continuing rains that started early Saturday destroyed nearly 300 houses and office buildings in four villages in the district of Ende. Electricity was cut off in the area. \" CAUSE:Floods and landslides caused by continuing rains " NA NA "" 0 "23" 0 "82" "5-Nov-1988" "0" "1" NA "267" 266 105 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon Island - Bicol Peninsula. Camarines Sur province. Pasacao. Pasig in Metro Manilla area.  Panay Island - Capiz and Aklan provinces -- Palawan Island - Rizal. -- Flooding also reported on Cebu, Leyte, Visayas and Romblon islands" "" "4-Nov-88" "8-Nov-88" 5 "255" "1,000,000" "400,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "10,600" 4.7 "\"The second typhoon in two weeks pounded the central Philippines with 108 mph winds and torrential rains Monday, causing floods and mudslides that forced thousands from their homes. \"--\"The Civil Defense Office said 14 of the 16 towns in Capiz province, 250 miles southeast of Manila on Panay Island, were flooded Monday and hundreds of families were being evacuated to schools and churches.\" --\"at least eight people killed Saturday near Cebu, 350 miles south of Manila, during flooding caused by Tess. The Red Cross said three were killed by floods on Palawan Island.\" Fatalities: Tess: 86 -- Skip: 139 Damage: $400,000 on LeyteCAUSE:Typhoon rains causing flooding and landslides " NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "83" "4-Nov-1988" "0" "2" NA "268" 267 106 "" "Spain" "" "" "" "Mediterranean coast -- Catalunya Province: Areyns de Mar, Viladecans, Sant Adrian del Besos. Corbera and Torrellas. -- Valencia province: Turia River" "" "12-Nov-88" "13-Nov-88" 2 "5" "800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,650" 3.7 "\"Early Saturday, rains lashed the east coast of Valencia province, causing rivers to overflow their banks and damaging numerous cars and buildings. \"--\"Floods sent water rushing through Areyns de Mar, north of Barcelona, blocking roads with mud and damaging more than 100 cars, police said. \"CAUSE:Three days of heavy rain on the Mediterranean coast" NA NA "" 0 "23" 0 "83" "12-Nov-1988" "0" "2" NA "269" 268 107 "" "Indonesia " "" "" "" "North Sumatra - south Tapanuli" "" "18-Nov-88" "19-Nov-88" 2 "28" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "22,300" 4.6 "\"The daily Suara Pembaruan said victims included a family of eight whose house was swept away in a landslide in north Sumatra, an island of Indonesia. The report said 10 more people were washed away when a river overflowed. \" CAUSE:Floods and landslides caused by heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "84" "18-Nov-1988" "0" "3" NA "270" 269 108 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Thailand -- Nakhon Si Thamarat Province - Nakhon Si Thamarat city. Districts: Phipoon, Phibul, Lansaka. Villages: Katun, Khiriwong Songkhla Province - Hat Yai city. Ranot District. -- Surat Thani Province - Nasarn District. -- Other Provinces: Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat, Chumphon, Trang, Phatthalung. -- Malaysia -- States: Kelantan, Johore, Negri Sembilan, Malacca, Pahang, Trengganu, Kedah, Perlis" "" "20-Nov-88" "1-Dec-88" 12 "386" "301,000" "172,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "96,670" 6.2 "Thailand - \"the state railway of thailand, meanwhile, indefinitely suspended all regular train service to provinces south of surat thani city. 30-40 centimetres of floodwater over three sections of south-bound railway lines prevented trains from travelling in those areas.\"--\"the interior ministry reported that the provinces hit by what is described as the worst flooding in decades in the south include chumphon, trang, surat thani, nakhon si thammarat, phatthalung, songkhla, yala and narathiwat. \" --\"...uncontrolled logging was blamed was for many of the deaths caused by recent floods. In two districts of Nakhon Sri Thammarat province - where 267 of the 367 bodies were found - mud, logs and trees cascaded down denuded hills, slamming into houses and burying villages.\"-- Malaysia -\"About 25,720 people were evacuated from Kelantan, the worst-hit state, where many roads were closed and covered with up to 3 feet of water. \" Displaced: Thailand: 355 -- Malaysia: 31 Damage: Thailand: 172,000,000 -- Malaysia: nd Dispalced: Thailand:  254,000 -- Malaysia: 47,000CAUSE:Torrential monsoon rains causing flash floods and mudslides HECTARES FLOODED:" NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "85" "20-Nov-1988" "1" "4" NA "271" 270 109 "" "Uganda" "" "" "" "Bundibugyo district (about 200 miles west of Kampala) " "" "23-Nov-88" "7-Dec-88" 15 "" "5,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "14,340" 5.3 "\"Two weeks of torrential rains, floods and mudslides in western Uganda have left about 5,000 people homeless\" CAUSE:\"Two weeks of torrential rains, floods and mudslides\" " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "86" "23-Nov-1988" "1" "5" NA "272" 271 110 "" "Gabon " "" "" "" "Cities: Lambarene, Port-Gentil, Ouila, Koula-Moutou, Makoukou Rivers: Ogooue and N'gounie " "" "28-Nov-88" "3-Dec-88" 6 "" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "70,730" 5.6 "\"in the past few days, torrential rains, abnormally abundant in this season, have overflown the banks of major rivers of the country, such as the rivers ogooue and n'gounie, causing damage to several provincial capitals. cities of port-gentil, ouila, koula-moutou, makoukou have been seriously hit. the city of lambarene, located at the confluence of the two rivers, has almost been entirely submerged.\" CAUSE:'Abnormally abundant' torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "87" "28-Nov-1988" "1" "6" NA "273" 272 111 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central Java - Districts: Pemalang, Pekalongan and Semarang. Rivers Kali Comal and Sikuang" "" "17-Dec-88" "19-Dec-88" 3 "40" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "7,430" 4.3 "\"Dams on the rivers Kali Comal and Sikuang burst as a result of the torrents, releasing floodwaters that cut communications and rail links between Jakarta and Semarang, 340 miles east of the capital ... 80 percent of the area's 216 villages were submerged in waters that had risen to as much as 6 1/2 feet. Floodwaters swept away homes and ravaged farmland.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains causing flooding, dam bursts and landslides " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "88" "17-Dec-1988" "1" "7" -1.32 "274" 273 1 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Natal" "" "1-Jan-89" "2-Jan-89" 2 "2" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "2,100" 3.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "1" "1-Jan-1989" "0" "1" NA "275" 274 154 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "mountains north of Caracas along the Caribbean" "" "1-Jan-89" "8-Jan-89" 8 "8" "553" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "520" 3.6 "Flooding and mudslides. 126 houses destroyed and 247 severely damaged." NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "1" "1-Jan-1989" "0" "1" NA "276" 275 104 "" "New Caledonia" "" "" "" "Outer Loyaute Islands - Ouvea, Mare, Lifou Ile des Pins" "" "2-Jan-89" "8-Jan-89" 7 "196" "532,000" "350,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "18,850" 5.1 "Fruit plantations ravaged." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "2" "2-Jan-1989" "0" "2" NA "277" 276 4 "" "UK" "" "" "" "Inverness" "Ness" "14-Jan-89" "17-Jan-89" 4 "0" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,310" 3.7 "Power was disrupted to 2,000 homes." NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "2" "14-Jan-1989" "0" "2" NA "278" 277 6 "" "UK" "" "" "" "" "" "15-Jan-89" "25-Jan-89" 11 "35" "14,000" "341,200" "Heavy rain" 1 "840" 4 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "2" "15-Jan-1989" "0" "2" NA "279" 278 125 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumatra - Bengkulu, Riau" "" "17-Jan-89" "27-Jan-89" 11 "35" "137,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "68,880" 5.9 "Flooding and landslides. Hundreds of hectares of rice paddies destroyed, many roads and bridges washed away, thousands of livestock lost." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "3" "17-Jan-1989" "0" "3" NA "280" 279 7 "" "Portugal" "" "" "" "Lisbon" "" "22-Jan-89" "10-Feb-89" 20 "2" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,130" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "4" "22-Jan-1989" "0" "4" NA "281" 280 8 "" "Spain" "" "" "" "Valencia" "" "25-Jan-89" "1-Feb-89" 8 "" "" "" "" 1 "6,650" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "5" "25-Jan-1989" "0" "5" NA "282" 281 127 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon - Manila, Bicol, Sorsogan Samar - Eastern and Northern Samar Leyte - Southern Leyte" "" "25-Jan-89" "8-Feb-89" 15 "72" "551,051" "4,340,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "35,390" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "6" "25-Jan-1989" "0" "6" NA "283" 282 9 "" "Yugoslavia" "" "" "" "Bosnia" "" "26-Jan-89" "2-Feb-89" 8 "72" "500,000" "4,340,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "40,950" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "7" "26-Jan-1989" "0" "7" NA "284" 283 10 "" "Caribbean, USA" "" "" "" "" "" "1-Feb-89" "2-Feb-89" 2 "7" "4,000" "2,600,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "25,070" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "8" "1-Feb-1989" "0" "8" NA "285" 284 11 "" "Zambia" "" "" "" "Lusaka, Chawama, Chilanga, Kanyama, Makeni" "" "1-Feb-89" "10-Feb-89" 10 "8" "20,000" "500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,550" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "9" "1-Feb-1989" "0" "9" NA "286" 285 12 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Nuevo Leon" "San Rafael" "5-Feb-89" "8-Feb-89" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "375" 3.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "9" "5-Feb-1989" "0" "9" NA "287" 286 128 "" "Namibia" "" "" "" "Southern Namibia" "" "8-Feb-89" "12-Feb-89" 5 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "124,200" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "10" "8-Feb-1989" "0" "10" NA "288" 287 14 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Appalachia" "" "11-Feb-89" "13-Feb-89" 3 "7" "17,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,250" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "11" "11-Feb-1989" "0" "11" NA "289" 288 16 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Arizona - Pheonix" "" "13-Feb-89" "18-Feb-89" 6 "5" "" "25,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,610" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "12" "13-Feb-1989" "0" "12" NA "290" 289 129 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Eastern Andes Region (north of Lima) - Shucyacu" "Gera, Indoche " "16-Feb-89" "22-Feb-89" 7 "60" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,000" 4.3 "Hundreds of farm families near Shucyacu, a tiny village 20 miles south of Moyobamba were temporarily been driven from their homes. Rice and corn crops destroyed. 6 ft high flood water." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "13" "16-Feb-1989" "0" "13" NA "291" 290 130 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central Java - Tegal, Brebes" "Muarareja " "21-Feb-89" "27-Feb-89" 7 "3" "15,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,960" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "14" "21-Feb-1989" "0" "14" -1.21 "292" 291 131 "" "Malawi" "" "" "" "Chikwawa, Nsanje" "" "9-Mar-89" "15-Mar-89" 7 "6" "37,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "9,170" 5 "Widespread damage to corn crops. Worst floods recorded since 1956." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "15" "9-Mar-1989" "0" "1" NA "293" 292 23 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Lower Ohio Valley" "" "18-Mar-89" "27-Mar-89" 10 "15" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,600" 4.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "16" "18-Mar-1989" "0" "2" NA "294" 293 24 "" "Yemen" "" "" "" "Central South Governorates: Hadramaut, Shabwa, Mahra, Seyoun" "" "19-Mar-89" "1-May-89" 44 "53" "80,000" "" "Monsoon rain" 1 "58,570" 6.4 "Worst flooding in years. 3,066 houses and 625 miles of roads destroyed. 48,000 acres of farmland inundated, destroying 60% of the grain and fruit crop." NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "17" "19-Mar-1989" "1" "3" NA "295" 294 26 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Missouri, Kansas City - Line Creek" "" "26-Mar-89" "11-Apr-89" 17 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,930" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "18" "26-Mar-1989" "1" "4" NA "296" 295 22 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Louisiana - Anacoco Northeast Texas - Nacogdoches, Lufkin, Huntington, Longview Arkansas - Texarkana Mississippi - Vicksburg" "" "29-Mar-89" "1-Apr-89" 4 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "100,400" 5.6 "Up to 14 inches of rain. Roads flooded and washed out. Thunderstorms spawned tornadoes. Earthen dam burst near Henderson, Texas." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "19" "29-Mar-1989" "1" "5" NA "297" 296 132 "" "Australia - Cyclone Aivu " "" "" "" "Northern Queensland - Burdekin, Ayr" "" "4-Apr-89" "8-Apr-89" 5 "2" "1,000" "" "Tropical Cyclone" 1 "51,940" 5.4 "Burdekin fruit-growing region declared a disaster area." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "20" "4-Apr-1989" "1" "6" NA "298" 297 134 "" "Djibouti" "" "" "" "Djibouti" "Ambouli " "7-Apr-89" "12-Apr-89" 6 "9" "150,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,360" 5 "75% of capital flooded, up to 3 ft of water in houses." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "21" "7-Apr-1989" "1" "7" NA "299" 298 133 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Piaui State - Teresina, Sao Miguel do Tapuio Ceara State - Iguatu Paraiba State - Joao Pessoa" "Poti, Parnaiba, Trussu, Jagauribe" "8-Apr-89" "15-Apr-89" 8 "34" "4,080" "650,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "403,800" 6.5 "Flooding and landslides. End to a 6 month drought." NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "22" "8-Apr-1989" "2" "8" NA "300" 299 32 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Oregon" "" "9-Apr-89" "19-Apr-89" 11 "45" "306,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "154,600" 6.4 "" NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "23" "9-Apr-1989" "3" "9" NA "301" 300 135 "" "Georgia" "" "" "" "Adzharia/Ajaria" "Charukh" "18-Apr-89" "30-Apr-89" 13 "52" "20,000" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "3,020" 4.6 "Flooding and landslides. 40 million roubles in damage. Landslide formed a dam on the Charukh River 100 m high and 600 m wide, flooding the town of Tsablana." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "24" "18-Apr-1989" "3" "10" -0.71 "302" 301 35 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas (Houston, Beaumont, Austin, Dallas), Louisiana" "" "15-May-89" "20-May-89" 6 "6" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "185,600" 6 "14.2 inches of rain in 24 hrs in Western Louisiana. Waist high flooding." NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "25" "15-May-1989" "1" "1" NA "303" 302 138 "" "China - Typhoon Brenda " "" "" "" "Guandong Province" "" "21-May-89" "5-Jun-89" 16 "84" "1,000,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "90,100" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "26" "21-May-1989" "2" "2" NA "304" 303 136 "" "Vietnam - Cyclone Cecil" "" "" "" "Provinces: Quang Nam-da Nang, Binh Tri Thien, Nghe Tinh" "" "23-May-89" "31-May-89" 9 "140" "150,000" "22,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "18,570" 5.4 "10,000 houses destroyed and 27,000 buildings damaged. Country's worst natural disaster in nearly 50 years. 7,000 hectares of rice that was ready for harvesting destroyed and 145,000 hectares affected. Quang Nam-da Nang Province damage cost of 93 billion dong (22 million dollars)." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "27" "23-May-1989" "2" "3" NA "305" 304 40 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Vermont - Plainsfield, Montpelier, Hancock, Middlebury" "Winooski, Dog" "24-May-89" "26-May-89" 3 "151" "336,000" "21,000,000" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "8,900" 4.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "28" "24-May-1989" "2" "4" NA "306" 305 139 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Kegalle, Aranayake" "Kelaniya " "30-May-89" "11-Jun-89" 13 "315" "300,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,740" 4.6 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "29" "30-May-1989" "2" "5" NA "307" 306 48 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "States: Ceara, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Sergipe, Maranhao, Piavi, Rio grande do Norte, Paraiba, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Goias, Tocantins" "Paraiba" "1-Jun-89" "26-Jun-89" 26 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,735,000" 7.9 "Unusually heavy rainfall for this late in the season." NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "30" "1-Jun-1989" "3" "6" NA "308" 307 137 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Davao del Sur Province - Malita" "" "1-Jun-89" "8-Jun-89" 8 "11" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,950" 4.5 "Trees and crops uprooted. Thunderstorm and tornado. Waist high floodwater." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "31" "1-Jun-1989" "3" "7" NA "309" 308 44 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Central Plains" "" "2-Jun-89" "5-Jun-89" 4 "270" "175,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "320,800" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "32" "2-Jun-1989" "4" "8" NA "310" 309 140 "" "China" "" "" "" "Qinghai Province" "" "15-Jun-89" "30-Jun-89" 16 "3" "" "670,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "122,500" 6.3 "Floods killed 343 head of animals; destroyed or inundated 243 hectares of farmland and 217 hectares of forests." NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "33" "15-Jun-1989" "5" "9" NA "311" 310 50 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Rio de Janeiro" "" "16-Jun-89" "18-Jun-89" 3 "9" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,980" 4.4 "Flooding and mudslides following 24 hrs of torrential rain." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "34" "16-Jun-1989" "5" "10" NA "312" 311 51 "" "Chile" "" "" "" "Santiago " "" "19-Jun-89" "21-Jun-89" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,680" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "35" "19-Jun-1989" "5" "11" NA "313" 312 141 "" "China" "" "" "" "Quangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region: Tian'e County - Yanlai Township" "" "21-Jun-89" "30-Jun-89" 10 "28" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,670" 4.9 "Flooding and mudslides. 108 houses destroyed, 326 hectares of crops damaged." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "36" "21-Jun-1989" "5" "12" NA "314" 313 54 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Andean foothills" "" "25-Jun-89" "29-Jun-89" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,800" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "37" "25-Jun-1989" "5" "13" NA "315" 314 59 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province" "" "30-Jun-89" "20-Jul-89" 21 "18" "22,400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "178,400" 6.6 "200,000 hectares of crops washed away. 5,600 houses collapsed." NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "38" "30-Jun-1989" "6" "14" -0.32 "316" 315 55 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "Coastal communities - Mountains north of Caracas" "" "1-Jul-89" "10-Jul-89" 10 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,590" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "39" "1-Jul-1989" "0" "1" NA "317" 316 56 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Northern and Eastern Regions: Bandarban, Rangpur" "" "3-Jul-89" "5-Jul-89" 3 "2" "20,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "33,670" 5 "50 villiages flooded, rice crops damaged. Flash flooding after Brahmaputra tributaries burst their banks." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "40" "3-Jul-1989" "0" "2" NA "318" 317 142 "" "China" "" "" "" "Zhejiang Province - Lanxi " "Qiantangjiang " "3-Jul-89" "7-Jul-89" 5 "38" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,580" 4.4 "142 km of dykes burst." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "41" "3-Jul-1989" "0" "3" NA "319" 318 53 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Alagoas State - Uniao dos Palmares, Maceio" "Mundau, Paraiba, Camarajibe" "5-Jul-89" "16-Jul-89" 12 "33" "410,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "27,550" 5.7 "More than double the average amount of rain recorded in July during the past 50 years. Mudslides and 12 ft floodwaters. Worst flooding in Maceio in 30 yrs." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "42" "5-Jul-1989" "0" "4" NA "320" 319 72 "" "India" "" "" "" "States: Assam, Manipur, Mizoram" "Brahmaputra, Jhanji, Madoijan, Barak" "5-Jul-89" "10-Aug-89" 37 "31" "32,000" "31,250,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "112,800" 6.8 "Major erosion in Assam from Brahmaputra flooding. $31.25 million in crops lost in Manipur. Worst flooding in Manipur in 23 yrs, worst in Mizoram in 60 yrs." NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "43" "5-Jul-1989" "1" "5" NA "321" 320 58 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hong Kong" "" "6-Jul-89" "10-Jul-89" 5 "1377" "" "16,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,010" 3.7 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "43" "6-Jul-1989" "1" "5" NA "322" 321 70 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sylhet District" "Kushiara" "6-Jul-89" "23-Jul-89" 18 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,690" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "44" "6-Jul-1989" "1" "6" NA "323" 322 61 "" "China" "" "" "" "Quangxi Province - Nanning" "" "7-Jul-89" "20-Jul-89" 14 "50" "410,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,170" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "45" "7-Jul-1989" "1" "7" NA "324" 323 62 "" "China" "" "" "" "" "Yellow" "10-Jul-89" "17-Jul-89" 8 "50" "48,000" "100,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "207,100" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "46" "10-Jul-1989" "2" "8" NA "325" 324 60 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province" "" "11-Jul-89" "23-Jul-89" 13 "814" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "321,500" 6.6 "" NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "47" "11-Jul-1989" "3" "9" NA "326" 325 144 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Sabaragamuwa Province - Kegalle, Ratnapura" "" "11-Jul-89" "16-Jul-89" 6 "14" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,310" 4.4 "Floodwaters up to 5 ft. 247 mm of rain in 24 hrs." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "48" "11-Jul-1989" "3" "10" NA "327" 326 63 "" "China" "" "" "" "Qinghai Province - Haibei Tibet Autonomous Prefecture, Xining" "" "16-Jul-89" "27-Jul-89" 12 "107" "1,413" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,440" 5 "5,000 hectares of farmland destroyed and 3,237 head of livestock killed." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "49" "16-Jul-1989" "3" "11" NA "328" 327 110 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Gordon" "" "" "" "Luzon - Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, La Union, Abra, Mountain Province, Baguio" "" "16-Jul-89" "20-Jul-89" 5 "26" "186,000" "30,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "46,660" 5.4 "Flooding and landslides. Damage to rice and tobacco producing regions." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "50" "16-Jul-1989" "3" "12" NA "329" 328 71 "" "China" "" "" "" "Jilin Province" "Nenjiang, Dongliaohe " "18-Jul-89" "26-Jul-89" 9 "63" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "192,300" 6.2 "270,000 hectares of farmland damaged, 10,000 houses destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "51" "18-Jul-1989" "4" "13" NA "330" 329 64 "" "China" "" "" "" "Anhui Province" "Huaihe" "19-Jul-89" "27-Jul-89" 9 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,720" 4.8 "100,000 hectares of paddy fields flooded. 200 houses destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "52" "19-Jul-1989" "4" "14" NA "331" 330 66 "" "China - Typhoon Vera" "" "" "" "Provinces: Zhejiang, Jiangsu" "" "20-Jul-89" "25-Jul-89" 6 "" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "85,600" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "53" "20-Jul-1989" "4" "15" NA "332" 331 79 "" "China - Typhoon Hope" "" "" "" "Provinces: Fujian, Zhejiang" "" "20-Jul-89" "29-Jul-89" 10 "104" "20,000" "54,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "215,100" 6.3 "Crops and livestock destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "54" "20-Jul-1989" "5" "16" NA "333" 332 67 "" "China" "" "" "" "Heilongjiang Province - Qiqihar" "Wusuli, Nenjiang " "21-Jul-89" "31-Jul-89" 11 "24" "16,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,600" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "55" "21-Jul-1989" "5" "17" NA "334" 333 68 "" "India" "" "" "" "Kerala, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Karnataka " "Bhavani, Bindusara, Krishna, Godavari, Tunga, Ghataprabha" "22-Jul-89" "31-Jul-89" 10 "780" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "905,200" 7 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "56" "22-Jul-1989" "6" "18" NA "335" 334 73 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "" "" "22-Jul-89" "27-Jul-89" 6 "29" "900" "896,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "91,480" 5.7 "Flooding and landslides. 225 houses destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "57" "22-Jul-1989" "6" "19" NA "336" 335 78 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "Seoul" "" "25-Jul-89" "29-Jul-89" 5 "131" "1,200,000" "231,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "5,880" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "58" "25-Jul-1989" "6" "20" NA "337" 336 83 "" "Vietnam - Typhoon Irving" "" "" "" "Vietnam - Thanh Hoa" "" "25-Jul-89" "31-Jul-89" 7 "102" "369,200" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "10,730" 4.9 "92,300 houses and 160,000 acres of farmland destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "59" "25-Jul-1989" "6" "21" NA "338" 337 148 "" "Taiwan" "" "" "" "Miaoli, Taichung, Nantou, Chiayi" "" "26-Jul-89" "30-Jul-89" 5 "16" "152" "47,320,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,550" 4.9 "Flooding and landslides. 392.2 mm of rain. 63 houses collapsed. 324.8 hectares of farmland lost their topsoil, 985.7 hectares were flooded - combined loss of $31.78 million. 6,000 hectares of rice and other crops damaged as well. Additional damage of $15.54 million." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "60" "26-Jul-1989" "6" "22" NA "339" 338 74 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Chongqing City , Nanchong, Daxian, Wanxian, Fuling" "Yangtze" "27-Jul-89" "20-Sep-89" 56 "3000" "" "25,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "70,240" 6.6 "" NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "61" "27-Jul-1989" "7" "23" NA "340" 339 76 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Eastern Areas - Kalmunai, Sammunturai, Ampara, Polonnaruwa" "" "27-Jul-89" "31-Jul-89" 5 "160" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "8,030" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "62" "27-Jul-1989" "7" "24" NA "341" 340 143 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Mato Grosso do Sul - Ivinhema Sao Paulo - Itapecerica da Serra" "" "27-Jul-89" "31-Jul-89" 5 "36" "45,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "179,800" 6 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "63" "27-Jul-1989" "7" "25" NA "342" 341 150 "" "USSR" "" "" "" "Russia's Far East - Dalnerechensk, Lesozavodsk" "Ussuri, Malinovka " "27-Jul-89" "7-Aug-89" 12 "17" "" "640,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "22,860" 5.6 "Potato, tomato, cucumber plantations devastated on over 100 farms. 120,000 hectares of fields flooded, 75,000 head of cattle killed. River levels raised over 23 ft." NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "64" "27-Jul-1989" "7" "26" NA "343" 342 80 "" "South Korea - Typhoon Judy" "" "" "" "Southern Port City of Pusan" "" "28-Jul-89" "31-Jul-89" 4 "21" "40,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "1,070" 3.6 "Flooding and landslides. 10,000 acres of paddy fields flooded. 11.7 inches of rain." NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "64" "28-Jul-1989" "7" "26" NA "344" 343 81 "" " Fiji" "" "" "" "Viti Levu" "" "29-Jul-89" "2-Aug-89" 5 "15" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,950" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "65" "29-Jul-1989" "7" "27" NA "345" 344 151 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Punjab, Sind" "Indus" "29-Jul-89" "7-Aug-89" 10 "53" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "331,500" 6.5 "46,500 hectares of crops damaged (mostly rice)." NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "66" "29-Jul-1989" "8" "28" NA "346" 345 82 "" " Indonesia" "" "" "" "Jakarta" "Ciliwung" "31-Jul-89" "2-Aug-89" 3 "8" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,530" 4 "Flooding and landslide." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "67" "31-Jul-1989" "8" "29" NA "347" 346 84 "" "Namibia" "" "" "" "" "" "31-Jul-89" "3-Aug-89" 4 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "118,000" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "68" "31-Jul-1989" "8" "30" NA "348" 347 86 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sylhet District - Zakignaj" "Dalia" "1-Aug-89" "7-Aug-89" 7 "200" "600,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "9,530" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "69" "1-Aug-1989" "8" "31" NA "349" 348 85 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Kentucky - Fort Knox, Lexington, Louisvile, Barlow, Boston, Frankfort Tennessee - Lebanon, Nashville, Rives West Virginia - Cabell, Lincoln, Ona, Milton" "Kentucky - Rolling Fork, Ohio, Kentucky Tennessee - Sinking Creek, Town Creek, Obion West Virginia - Mud" "4-Aug-89" "7-Aug-89" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "54,970" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "70" "4-Aug-1989" "8" "32" NA "350" 349 87 "" "Bermuda - Hurricane Dean" "" "" "" "Hamilton" "" "6-Aug-89" "7-Aug-89" 2 "" "60" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "50" 2 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 0 "70" "6-Aug-1989" "8" "32" NA "351" 350 88 "" "Burundi" "" "" "" "Bujumbura Province" "" "7-Aug-89" "9-Aug-89" 3 "" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "1,330" 3.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 0 "70" "7-Aug-1989" "8" "32" NA "352" 351 91 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Eastern Iran - Zabol" "Hirmand, Pariyan" "7-Aug-89" "10-Aug-89" 4 "" "300,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,980" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "71" "7-Aug-1989" "8" "33" NA "353" 352 89 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumatra: Riau, West Sumatra - Kampar, Solok, Bengkulu" "" "9-Aug-89" "13-Aug-89" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "98,710" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "72" "9-Aug-1989" "8" "34" NA "354" 353 90 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Samar Luzon Leyte - Sorgoson" "" "9-Aug-89" "14-Aug-89" 6 "112" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,680" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "73" "9-Aug-1989" "8" "35" NA "355" 354 92 "" "Djibouti" "" "" "" "Djibouti" "" "9-Aug-89" "25-Aug-89" 17 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,890" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "74" "9-Aug-1989" "8" "36" NA "356" 355 95 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "West Azerbaijan Province - Haris, Heidarabad, Teil, Almas, Dizaj, Sheikh Marjan" "" "17-Aug-89" "19-Aug-89" 3 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "56,830" 5.2 "Flooding and landslides. Heavy damage to livestock." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "75" "17-Aug-1989" "8" "37" NA "357" 356 96 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Southern Provinces" "" "22-Aug-89" "25-Aug-89" 4 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "96,590" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "76" "22-Aug-1989" "8" "38" NA "358" 357 97 "" "Japan - Typhoon Roger" "" "" "" "Kanto Region - Tokyo, Saitama, Tokushima" "" "25-Aug-89" "28-Aug-89" 4 "5" "6,400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,700" 5.1 "Flooding and landslides. 1,600 houses flooded." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "77" "25-Aug-1989" "8" "39" NA "359" 358 98 "" "Ghana" "" "" "" "Tamale" "" "25-Aug-89" "29-Aug-89" 5 "2" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,900" 4.9 "100 houses destroyed. Dam collapsed after days of torrential rain, flooding the town." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "78" "25-Aug-1989" "8" "40" -0.55 "360" 359 103 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Districts - Taplejun, Panchthar" "Koshi" "1-Sep-89" "25-Sep-89" 25 "59" "3,000" "1,440,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,800" 5.6 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "79" "1-Sep-1989" "0" "1" NA "361" 360 100 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Prefectures: Kumamoto, Osaka, Oita, Fukuoka " "" "2-Sep-89" "5-Sep-89" 4 "7" "18,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,380" 4.6 "Flooding and landslides. 4,500 houses flooded." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "80" "2-Sep-1989" "0" "2" NA "362" 361 152 "" "India" "" "" "" "Uttar Pradesh state" "" "3-Sep-89" "10-Sep-89" 8 "7" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "205,000" 6.2 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "81" "3-Sep-1989" "1" "3" NA "363" 362 101 "" "Malawi" "" "" "" "Districts: Chikwawa, Nsanje, Machinga, Mango Chi, Salima, Balaka, Zomba, Mulanje, Nwanza, Chiradzulu" "" "8-Sep-89" "18-Sep-89" 11 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "35,410" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "82" "8-Sep-1989" "1" "4" NA "364" 363 153 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Bhajang District - Chaurjhari" "" "8-Sep-89" "12-Sep-89" 5 "16" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,400" 4.5 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "83" "8-Sep-1989" "1" "5" NA "365" 364 102 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "States: Colima, Chihuahua, Guerrero, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz, Mexico City" "" "9-Sep-89" "24-Sep-89" 16 "22" "21,063" "4,300,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "249,800" 6.6 "577 heads of livestock killed." NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "84" "9-Sep-1989" "2" "6" NA "366" 365 111 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Sara (Openg)" "" "" "" "Northern Luzon - Cagayan, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Abra, Pangasinan, Cordilleras, Benguet, Kalinga-Apayao, La Union, Zambales" "" "10-Sep-89" "12-Sep-89" 3 "17" "3,000" "1,420,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "36,940" 5 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "85" "10-Sep-1989" "2" "7" NA "367" 366 159 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Parana State" "" "10-Sep-89" "13-Sep-89" 4 "12" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "193,200" 5.9 "2500 homes destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "86" "10-Sep-1989" "2" "8" NA "368" 367 155 "" "Taiwan - Typhoon Sarah" "" "" "" "Taiwan, Penghu Islands" "Houchin" "12-Sep-89" "17-Sep-89" 6 "11" "100" "36,400,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "17,490" 5 "100 people homeless in Hualien. 81,500 acres of rice paddies and vegetable and fruit farms flooded in eastern and central Taiwan - estimated damage $36.4 million. " NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "87" "12-Sep-1989" "2" "9" NA "369" 368 105 "" "Oman" "" "" "" "" "" "14-Sep-89" "16-Sep-89" 3 "2" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "72,160" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "88" "14-Sep-1989" "2" "10" NA "370" 369 106 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "" "" "17-Sep-89" "19-Sep-89" 3 "7" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "129,500" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "89" "17-Sep-1989" "2" "11" NA "371" 370 156 "" "Caribbean - Hurricane Hugo" "" "" "" "Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, Antigua, Dominica, St. Kitts, Nevis, St. Croix, St. Thomas" "" "18-Sep-89" "21-Sep-89" 4 "14" "50,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "6,050" 4.4 "Flooding and landslides. Strongest hurricane to hit the Caribbean in a decade." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "90" "18-Sep-1989" "2" "12" NA "372" 371 108 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Manila" "" "23-Sep-89" "25-Sep-89" 3 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,320" 3.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 0 "90" "23-Sep-1989" "2" "12" NA "373" 372 157 "" "China - Typhoon Brian" "" "" "" "Hainan Island" "" "2-Oct-89" "5-Oct-89" 4 "31" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "18,210" 4.9 "194,000 acres of rice paddies flooded. Millions of rubber trees damaged." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "91" "2-Oct-1989" "2" "13" NA "374" 373 109 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Angela" "" "" "" "Northern Luzon Coast - Gonzaga, Santa Ana" "" "6-Oct-89" "10-Oct-89" 5 "45" "8,846" "75,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "5,320" 4.4 "$75,000 worth of crops damaged." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "92" "6-Oct-1989" "2" "14" NA "375" 374 36 "" "USA - Hurricane Jerry" "" "" "" "Texas - Galveston" "" "15-Oct-89" "16-Oct-89" 2 "2" "" "9,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "6,300" 4.1 "8 ft storm tides." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "93" "15-Oct-1989" "2" "15" NA "376" 375 112 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Transbaikal Area" "" "18-Oct-89" "25-Oct-89" 8 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "102,200" 5.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "94" "18-Oct-1989" "2" "16" -0.33 "377" 376 113 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Southern Philippines" "" "3-Nov-89" "8-Nov-89" 6 "30" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "11,860" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "95" "3-Nov-1989" "0" "1" NA "378" 377 122 "" "Thailand - Typhoon Gay" "" "" "" "Southern Provinces - Chumphon, Prachuab Khirikhan, Surat Thani" "" "3-Nov-89" "10-Nov-89" 8 "304" "150,000" "13,900,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "44,230" 5.5 "Flooding and landslides. 29 ships sunk or capsized. 144,000 hectares of farmland in Chumphon damaged." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "96" "3-Nov-1989" "0" "2" NA "379" 378 114 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Koryaleh Province - Afgoi-Yare, Allafuuto, Kurtun-Waare" "Shabelle" "6-Nov-89" "14-Nov-89" 9 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,030" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "97" "6-Nov-1989" "0" "3" NA "380" 379 115 "" "North Korea" "" "" "" "Pyongyang" "" "7-Nov-89" "11-Nov-89" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,320" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "98" "7-Nov-1989" "0" "4" NA "381" 380 117 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Southwestern Districts: Kegalle (Bulathkohupitiya), Gampaha, Galle, Kalutara, Matara, Nuwara-Eliya, Ratnapura" "" "19-Nov-89" "6-Dec-89" 18 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,520" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "99" "19-Nov-1989" "0" "5" NA "382" 381 158 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Northeastern States: Bahia, Minas Gerais, Piaui, Maranhao, Goias, Tocantins" "Paraguacu" "10-Dec-89" "31-Dec-89" 22 "35" "200,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,339,000" 7.7 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "100" "10-Dec-1989" "1" "6" NA "383" 382 119 "" "Taiwan" "" "" "" "Taipei" "" "16-Dec-89" "18-Dec-89" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,560" 3.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 0 "100" "16-Dec-1989" "1" "6" NA "384" 383 120 "" "Tanzania" "" "" "" "Districts - Mahurunga, Kilambo, Kihimika, Tangazo, Kitunguli" "Ruvuma" "17-Dec-89" "25-Dec-89" 9 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "69,920" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "101" "17-Dec-1989" "1" "7" NA "385" 384 1 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska" "Drift" "15-Dec-89" "15-Jan-90" 32 "" "" "" "See Notes" 1 "15,160" 5.7 "Cause: Volcano, glacier melt - Volcano Redoubt erupting since mid-December, sending corrosive ash up to eight miles into the sky and melting glacier ice which produces muddy torrents overflowing the Drift River. Oil production in the Cook Inlet shut down because of the flooding, further floods could trigger a major oil spill." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "102" "15-Dec-1989" "1" "8" 0.15 "386" 385 2 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Districts: Ampara, Badulla, Kandy, Kurunegala, Matale, Monaragala, Nuwara Eliya, Plolnnarauwa, Trincomalee, Puttalam, Mannar, Anuradhapura, Batticaloa" "" "3-Jan-90" "14-Jan-90" 12 "33" "150,612" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "55,380" 5.8 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "3-Jan-1990" "0" "1" NA "387" 386 3 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Washington Counties - Lewis, Cowlitz, Garfield, Pacific, Walla Walla, Whitman, Yakima Oregon - Coastal areas" "Chehalis, Skookumchuk" "9-Jan-90" "11-Jan-90" 3 "4" "3,000" "7,200,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "86,750" 5.7 "100 year storm." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "2" "9-Jan-1990" "0" "2" NA "388" 387 4 "" "Paraguay" "" "" "" "Departments: Itapua, Misiones, Neembucu" "Parana" "14-Jan-90" "14-Mar-90" 60 "" "120,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,790" 6.3 "River Parana overflowed its normal level up to 15 meters." NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "3" "14-Jan-1990" "1" "3" NA "389" 388 5 "" "Guam - Typhoon Koryn" "" "" "" "" "" "14-Jan-90" "15-Jan-90" 2 "" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "580" 3.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "3" "14-Jan-1990" "1" "3" NA "390" 389 6 "" "Tunisia" "" "" "" "Provinces: Kairouan, Sfax, Kasserine, Gafsa, Sidi Bou Zid, Tozeur, Nefta, Gabes " "" "20-Jan-90" "1-Feb-90" 13 "25" "152,000" "233,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "127,700" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "4" "20-Jan-1990" "2" "4" NA "391" 390 7 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Louisiana - Baton Rouge" " " "26-Jan-90" "30-Jan-90" 5 " " "150" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,560" 4.6 "Amite crested at 39.5 ft." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "5" "26-Jan-1990" "2" "5" NA "392" 391 8 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central Java - Semarang, Temanggung, Batang, Kendal, Pati, Sragen, Groongan, Cilacap, Demak, Rembang, Banyumas" "Banjir Kanal, Kaligarang " "26-Jan-90" "1-Feb-90" 7 "189" "45,000" "4,840,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "23,640" 5.2 "Flooding and landslides. Thousands of houses inundated by floodwaters up to 10 feet. Worst flooding in Semarang in 20 yrs. 12,300 hectares of rice fields, 20 hectares of sugarcane, and 1,500 hectares of shrimp ponds destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "6" "26-Jan-1990" "2" "6" NA "393" 392 9 "" "England and Wales" "" "" "" "Herfordshire, Worcestershire, North Wales, Hereford, Leonminster, Gloucester, Wales and West Country" "Severn, Taff, Wyle" "26-Jan-90" "10-Feb-90" 16 "47" "" "2,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "46,970" 6.1 "Severn River rose 12 ft and waters breached banks of all 4 rivers." NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "7" "26-Jan-1990" "3" "7" NA "394" 393 10 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Sistan-Baluchistan Province - Chabahar" "" "11-Feb-90" "16-Feb-90" 6 "11" "15,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "28,580" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "8" "11-Feb-1990" "3" "8" NA "395" 394 11 "" "West Germany" "" "" "" "Black Forest region; Baden-Wuerttemburg, Waldshut-Tiegen" "Rhine" "14-Feb-90" "16-Feb-90" 3 "3" "50" "2,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "35,630" 5 "Rhine rising at a rate of seven inches per hour." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "9" "14-Feb-1990" "3" "9" NA "396" 395 12 "" "France" "" "" "" "French Alps - Tignes, Val d'Isere" "" "15-Feb-90" "17-Feb-90" 3 "14" "" "" "Avalanche related" 1 "9,560" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "10" "15-Feb-1990" "3" "10" NA "397" 396 13 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Eastern Provinces - Kahraman Maras, Bingol, Gaziantep, Giresun" "" "18-Feb-90" "20-Feb-90" 3 "18" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "175,700" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "11" "18-Feb-1990" "3" "11" NA "398" 397 14 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Southern Andean Highlands - Cuzco, Chumbivilcas" "" "20-Feb-90" "23-Feb-90" 4 "21" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "132,800" 5.7 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "12" "20-Feb-1990" "3" "12" NA "399" 398 15 "" "England and Wales" "" "" "" "North Wales, Towyn, Liverpool, Kent, Devon, Sussex" "" "26-Feb-90" "28-Feb-90" 3 "17" "2,000" "2,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "118,200" 5.7 "North Wales - storms and floods the worst residents had ever seen." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "13" "26-Feb-1990" "3" "13" 0.56 "400" 399 16 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Cox's Bazar District" "Bakkhali" "3-Mar-90" "5-Mar-90" 3 "" "1,200" "156,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,190" 4 "20,000 acres of rice fields flooded. 33,000 acres of salt producing land submerged - major loss to salt farmers." NA NA "" 0 "3" 0 "13" "3-Mar-1990" "0" "0" NA "401" 400 17 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alabama: Elba, Selma Florida: Panhandle Region Georgia: Montezuma, Mason" "Alabama: Conecuh, Pea, Choctawhatchee, Chattahoochee, Alabama Georgia: Flint, Ocmulgee Florida: Choctawhatchee" "16-Mar-90" "24-Mar-90" 9 "15" "6,000" "100,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "162,200" 6.2 "Levee burst in Elba, Alabama." NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "14" "16-Mar-1990" "1" "1" NA "402" 401 18 "" "India" "" "" "" "Jammu-Kashmir State: Kaluchuk, Kargil" "Ballol Canal" "21-Mar-90" "22-Mar-90" 2 "17" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "90,820" 5.3 "An avalanche killed 10 border guards." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "15" "21-Mar-1990" "1" "2" NA "403" 402 19 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Habiganj District, Noakhali District" "Khowai" "24-Mar-90" "30-Mar-90" 7 "50" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "41,630" 5.5 "15,000 acres of rice under 5 ft of water in Habiganj. 20 fishing boats caught in the Bay of Bengal." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "16" "24-Mar-1990" "1" "3" NA "404" 403 20 "" "Tanzania" "" "" "" "Lindi, Masasi, Mtwara, Tabora, Singida, Dodoma, Kilimanjaro Region (Moshi District), Rukwa Region" "Masangati" "3-Apr-90" "1-May-90" 29 "100" "4,100,000" "280,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "777,800" 7.5 "Worst flooding since 1942. Dam in Masasi district damaged by the rain. Flooded 6,800 acres of maize, millet, banana farms and drowned an unknown number of cows and goats." NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "17" "3-Apr-1990" "2" "4" NA "405" 404 21 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Java: Bogor - Cogowong " "Cidurian " "4-Apr-90" "5-Apr-90" 2 "22" "160" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,800" 3.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "17" "4-Apr-1990" "2" "4" NA "406" 405 22 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria" "Warrego, Bogan" "18-Apr-90" "28-Apr-90" 11 "4" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "971,200" 7.3 "The record floods have been described by Queensland rescue authorities as the ''worst floods in white man's history'' in Australia. 100,000 sheep and cattle killed." NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "18" "18-Apr-1990" "3" "5" NA "407" 406 23 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Rio de Janiero" "" "18-Apr-90" "19-Apr-90" 2 "7" "800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "43,460" 4.9 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "19" "18-Apr-1990" "3" "6" NA "408" 407 24 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Rajshahi, Netrakona, Sylhet" "Surma " "22-Apr-90" "25-Apr-90" 4 "54" "40,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "65,940" 5.4 "10,000 acres of crops flooded in Sylhet." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "20" "22-Apr-1990" "3" "7" NA "409" 408 25 "" "United States" "" "" "" "Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma" "Trinity, Arkansas, Red, Ouachita " "26-Apr-90" "1-Jun-90" 37 "13" "4,668" "500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "277,900" 7.2 "Oklahoma - worst flooding since 1973; Texas - worst flooding since 1922; Arkansas designated disaster area." NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "21" "26-Apr-1990" "4" "8" NA "410" 409 26 "" "Guyana" "" "" "" "Coastal villiages, Legaun Island" "Corentyne" "25-Apr-90" "4-May-90" 10 "" "" "100,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "32,170" 5.5 "Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of livestock lost. 400 acres of rice abandoned on Legaun Island." NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "22" "25-Apr-1990" "4" "9" 0.41 "411" 410 27 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "Bashkiria Region" "Belaya (White)" "5-May-90" "11-May-90" 7 "14" "20,000" "161,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 1.5 "71,510" 5.9 "Farmlands devestated. 105 villages inundated by rising waters that destroyed hundreds of homes. \"This flooding has beaten all the records.\"" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "23" "5-May-1990" "0" "1" NA "412" 411 28 "" "India" "" "" "" "Andhra Pradesh state " "" "10-May-90" "13-May-90" 4 "430" "470,000" "300,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "267,300" 6 "$300 million in crops destroyed, including 434,720 acres of rice paddies. " NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "24" "10-May-1990" "1" "2" NA "413" 412 29 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Northwest Frontier - Machni, Nagman, Khazani, Khishtu" "Kabul" "16-May-90" "18-May-90" 3 "4" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,730" 4.8 "Flood damage in the tented camps of afghan refugees in Machni, Nagman, Khazani and Khishtu." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "25" "16-May-1990" "1" "3" NA "414" 413 30 "" "Tajikistan" "" "" "" "Murgabsky Region" "Pyandzha" "17-May-90" "18-May-90" 2 "" "280" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "128,200" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "26" "17-May-1990" "1" "4" NA "415" 414 31 "" "Nicaragua" "" "" "" "Managua" "Lindo, Musawas, Bambana" "28-May-90" "29-May-90" 2 "5" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "111,100" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "27" "28-May-1990" "1" "5" NA "416" 415 32 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "Soviet District Krasnoyarsk: Tura, Uchami" "Nizhnyaya Tunguska" "30-May-90" "30-May-90" 1 "" "208" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "70,240" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "28" "30-May-1990" "1" "6" NA "417" 416 33 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Mississippi: Warren County - Vicksburg" "Mississippi" "31-May-90" "2-Jun-90" 3 "" "200" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "4,890" 4.3 "7 inches of rain." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "29" "31-May-1990" "1" "7" NA "418" 417 34 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province" "" "5-Jun-90" "2-Jul-90" 28 "363" "350,000" "592,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "206,500" 6.8 "" NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "30" "5-Jun-1990" "2" "8" NA "419" 418 35 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Dac lac Province" "" "12-Jun-90" "20-Jun-90" 9 "20" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,090" 5.2 "4 small dams burst." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "31" "12-Jun-1990" "2" "9" NA "420" 419 36 "" "India" "" "" "" "Assam State" "Brahmaputra, Barak, Nona, Morapagladiga" "13-Jun-90" "18-Jun-90" 6 "21" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 2 "53,050" 5.8 "22.34 inch downpour was the heaviest 24 hr rainfall in the city in 104 years. 17,800 hectares of land, including 3,120 hectares of cropland, submerged." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "32" "13-Jun-1990" "2" "10" NA "421" 420 37 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Ohio - Belmont and Jefferson Counties" "Ohio" "15-Jun-90" "16-Jun-90" 2 "26" "440" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "5,170" 4 "Flood destroyed 110 homes. 5 inches of rain in 3 hrs." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "33" "15-Jun-1990" "2" "11" NA "422" 421 38 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao - Zamboanga Del Norte Province" "" "17-Jun-90" "19-Jun-90" 3 "36" "236" "43,478" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "3,620" 4 "" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "34" "17-Jun-1990" "2" "12" NA "423" 422 39 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Provinces: Trabzon, Giresun, Gumushane" "" "18-Jun-90" "21-Jun-90" 4 "48" "" "150,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,700" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "35" "18-Jun-1990" "2" "13" NA "424" 423 40 "" "China" "" "" "" "Yunnan Province" "" "18-Jun-90" "22-Jun-90" 5 "108" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "340,800" 6.2 "Flooding and 2 landslides." NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "36" "18-Jun-1990" "3" "14" NA "425" 424 41 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Illinois - Springfield, Peoria" "" "20-Jun-90" "22-Jun-90" 3 "1" "" "1,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,630" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "37" "20-Jun-1990" "3" "15" NA "426" 425 42 "" "Philippines, Taiwan - Typhoon Ophelia" "" "" "" "Philippines: Luzon - La Union Province Southern Taiwan" "" "20-Jun-90" "25-Jun-90" 6 "63" "86,000" "3,600,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "71,150" 5.6 "56 killed in Philippines; 7 killed in Taiwan. $36 million in crop and property damage." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "38" "20-Jun-1990" "3" "16" NA "427" 426 43 "" "China - Typhoons Ophelia" "" "" "" "Provinces: Fujian, Guangdong, Zhejian" "" "23-Jun-90" "29-Jun-90" 7 "86" "" "44,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "377,900" 6.4 "2 typhoons in rapid succession." NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "39" "23-Jun-1990" "4" "17" NA "428" 427 44 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Son la Province" "" "20-Jun-90" "8-Jul-90" 19 "13" "4,000" "725,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,950" 5.4 "4,300 hectares of rice and other crops submerged. Over 100 small dams damaged." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "40" "20-Jun-1990" "4" "18" NA "429" 428 45 "" "Bangledesh" "" "" "" "Cox's Bazar District, Chittagong, Sirajganj, Bogra" "Jamuna" "26-Jun-90" "8-Jul-90" 13 "23" "800,000" "" "4" 1 "49,250" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "41" "26-Jun-1990" "4" "19" NA "430" 429 46 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Kyushu - Kumamoto, Fukuoka, Saga, Oita, Nagasaki, Kagoshima, Miyazaki" "" "29-Jun-90" "3-Jul-90" 5 "24" "832" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "37,530" 5.3 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "42" "29-Jun-1990" "4" "20" 0.44 "431" 430 47 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Lagos" "" "3-Jul-90" "4-Jul-90" 2 "5" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,420" 3.8 "10 hrs of heavy rain." NA NA "" 0 "11" 0 "42" "3-Jul-1990" "0" "0" NA "432" 431 48 "" "India" "" "" "" "States: Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar" "Kain, Banas, Rupnarayan, Punpun, Ghaghara" "3-Jul-90" "24-Jul-90" 22 "425" "63,517" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "1,101,000" 7.4 "69,000 hectares of crops damaged in Bihar." NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "43" "3-Jul-1990" "1" "1" NA "433" 432 49 "" "Myanamar" "" "" "" "Alon-Sitpin and Hse-Kyin Village Tracts" "Chindwin" "4-Jul-90" "5-Jul-90" 2 "" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "33,890" 4.8 "River flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "44" "4-Jul-1990" "1" "2" NA "434" 433 50 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Sichuan, Shaanxi" "Jtalin, Han, Wet Rivers, Hanjiang" "4-Jul-90" "19-Jul-90" 16 "72" "71,000" "211,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "438,800" 6.8 "123,500 acres of crops washed away in Sichuan. " NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "45" "4-Jul-1990" "2" "3" NA "435" 434 51 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "Chita Region" "Ingoda, Chitinka" "8-Jul-90" "10-Jul-90" 3 "5" "3,000" "660,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "431,600" 6.4 "Tens of thousand of hectares of farm land flooded." NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "46" "8-Jul-1990" "3" "4" NA "436" 435 52 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Punjab Province - Bhakkar District" "Indus" "10-Jul-90" "12-Jul-90" 3 "" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "190,900" 5.8 "Thousands of families homeless. Major erosion." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "47" "10-Jul-1990" "3" "5" NA "437" 436 53 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sirajganj, Jamalpur, Bogra, Pabna" "Jamuna (Brahmaputra), Padma (Ganges), Mahananda, Pagla, Punarbhaba" "14-Jul-90" "6-Sep-90" 55 "64" "392,077" "6,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,610" 6.1 "Jamuna (Brahmaputra) River flowing 5-46 centimeters above the danger level, putting 871 villages under water." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "48" "14-Jul-1990" "4" "6" NA "438" 437 54 "" "Nicaragua" "" "" "" "Caribbean Coast" "Coco, Prinzpolka, Tunky, Bambana, Musawas " "15-Jul-90" "20-Aug-90" 37 "5" "106,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "60,690" 6.4 "130,000 acres of cultivated land flooded, eliminating sources of subsistence food for 6 months." NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "49" "15-Jul-1990" "5" "7" NA "439" 438 55 "" "Tobago - Tropical Storm Arthur" "" "" "" "" "" "25-Jul-90" "26-Jul-90" 2 "" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "400" 2.9 "Tropical storm Arthur caused flooding, felled trees, triggered mudslides and damaged water supply system." NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "49" "25-Jul-1990" "5" "7" NA "440" 439 56 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Iowa - Finchford, Waterloo, Cedar Rapids" "Cedar" "28-Jul-90" "4-Aug-90" 8 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,890" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "50" "28-Jul-1990" "5" "8" NA "441" 440 57 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Recife" "" "29-Jul-90" "31-Jul-90" 3 "27" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,000" 3.8 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "50" "29-Jul-1990" "5" "8" NA "442" 441 58 "" "China - Typhoon Tasha" "" "" "" "Provinces - Guangdong, Fujian" "" "29-Jul-90" "4-Aug-90" 7 "108" "100,800" "83,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "292,900" 6.3 "Farmland flooded - 143,000 hectares in Guangdong, 135,000 hectares in Fujian." NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "51" "29-Jul-1990" "6" "9" NA "443" 442 59 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "City of Arzamas" "Shamka" "31-Jul-90" "2-Aug-90" 3 "" "" "see notes" "Heavy rain" 1 "40,660" 5.1 "2 million roubles worth of damage" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "52" "31-Jul-1990" "6" "10" NA "444" 443 60 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Cross River State: Ugep Area - Agbara, Gbakolo" "" "2-Aug-90" "3-Aug-90" 2 "100" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,520" 4 "Floods submerged hundreds of hectares of farmland and destroyed crops. Flood victims seeking refuge on a nearby hilltop." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "53" "2-Aug-1990" "6" "11" NA "445" 444 61 "" "USA" "" "" "" "New Hampshire Counties: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton, Merrimack, Sullivan" "" "7-Aug-90" "11-Aug-90" 5 "" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,290" 5 "State declared a major disaster area. 400 people evacuated from campgrounds." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "54" "7-Aug-1990" "6" "12" NA "446" 445 62 "" "Mexico - Hurricane Diana" "" "" "" "Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, Veracruz, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Hidalgo" "" "7-Aug-90" "8-Aug-90" 2 "35" "3,500" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "256,000" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "55" "7-Aug-1990" "6" "13" NA "447" 446 63 "" "Japan - Typhoon Winona" "" "" "" "Tochigi Prefecture" "" "10-Aug-90" "11-Aug-90" 2 "" "" "" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "9,580" 4.3 "Flooding and landslides. Reservoirs recovered 20 million much needed tons of water." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "56" "10-Aug-1990" "6" "14" NA "448" 447 64 "" "India" "" "" "" "Uttar Pradesh" "Ganges, Ghaghra " "13-Aug-90" "14-Aug-90" 2 "17" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "284,900" 5.8 "1.31 million hectares of land flooded, including over 710,000 hectares of cropped area. 2,200 head of cattle perished and nearly 67,000 houses were damaged." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "57" "13-Aug-1990" "6" "15" NA "449" 448 65 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa" "Indiana - Tippecanoe, Kankakee Wisconsin - Pecatonica, Lemonweir " "18-Aug-90" "24-Aug-90" 7 "" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "502,400" 6.5 "Tippecanoe River at Monterey above its former record flood level, set in March 1982. Kankakee River reached its highest level since February 1985. 1,000 houses evacuated in Wisconsin b/c of concern about the possible rupture of the Lake Tomah Dam on the Lemonweir River." NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "58" "18-Aug-1990" "7" "16" NA "450" 449 66 "" "China - Typhoons Yancy, Abe" "" "" "" "Provinces - Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui, Shanghai" "" "19-Aug-90" "8-Sep-90" 21 "559" "4,041,000" "1,400,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "457,800" 7 "August 20, 31, September 4, 8 - severe typhoons successively hit Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, and Shanghai. Significant damage to farmland and livestock." NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "59" "19-Aug-1990" "8" "17" NA "451" 450 67 "" "India" "" "" "" "Gujarat" "" "19-Aug-90" "25-Aug-90" 7 "50" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "186,200" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "60" "19-Aug-1990" "9" "18" NA "452" 451 68 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Chugoku (Hiroshima), Shikoku" "" "22-Aug-90" "23-Aug-90" 2 "2" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "57,750" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "61" "22-Aug-1990" "9" "19" NA "453" 452 69 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Abe, Typhoon Heling" "" "" "" "Luzon - Manila, Benguet, Nueva Viscaya, Nueva Ecija, Bulaca, Pampanga " "" "25-Aug-90" "1-Sep-90" 8 "66" "1,500" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "69,900" 5.7 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "62" "25-Aug-1990" "9" "20" NA "454" 453 70 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Barisal District" "Kirtankhola" "25-Aug-90" "27-Aug-90" 3 "" "50,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "14,540" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "63" "25-Aug-1990" "9" "21" NA "455" 454 71 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Districts - Chitwan, Buwal, Jajarkot, Rolpa" "" "27-Aug-90" "4-Sep-90" 9 "42" "2,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "27,690" 5.4 "Flashfloods." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "64" "27-Aug-1990" "9" "22" NA "456" 455 72 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Sudan Border; Gambella" "Baro" "27-Aug-90" "1-Sep-90" 6 "" "50,300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "167,100" 6 "Flooding destroyed the year's crop in Southwestern Ethiopia." NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "65" "27-Aug-1990" "10" "23" 0.11 "457" 456 73 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia" "Ohio" "7-Sep-90" "9-Sep-90" 3 "5" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "45,800" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "66" "7-Sep-1990" "0" "1" NA "458" 457 74 "" "Philippines, Taiwan - Typhoon Dot" "" "" "" "North/Central Luzon" "" "7-Sep-90" "10-Sep-90" 4 "7" "15,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "96,170" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "67" "7-Sep-1990" "0" "2" NA "459" 458 75 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "Kyonggi - Seoul, Inchon" "Han" "11-Sep-90" "14-Sep-90" 4 "114" "160,000" "400,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "10,440" 4.8 "15 inches of rain in 24 hrs in Seoul. $400 million in damage to homes, farmland, roads and public utilities," NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "68" "11-Sep-1990" "0" "3" NA "460" 459 76 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Bendel State" "" "16-Sep-90" "21-Sep-90" 6 "" "300,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,120" 5.3 "Farmers forced to prematurely harvest their crops." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "69" "16-Sep-1990" "0" "4" NA "461" 460 77 "" "Honduras" "" "" "" "Cantarranas" "Rio Grande" "17-Sep-90" "18-Sep-90" 2 "33" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "2,790" 3.7 "33 died when a bus tried to cross the Rio Grande and was carried away by a flood wave." NA NA "" 0 "21" 0 "69" "17-Sep-1990" "0" "4" NA "462" 461 78 "" "Japan - Typhoon Flo" "" "" "" "Honshu - Wakayama, Iwate Amami Islands" "" "17-Sep-90" "20-Sep-90" 4 "38" "60,000" "1,240,000" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1.5 "169,600" 6 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "70" "17-Sep-1990" "1" "5" NA "463" 462 79 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Chihuahua" "" "22-Sep-90" "25-Sep-90" 4 "45" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "41,290" 5.4 "Over 5 inches of rain in the normally very dry city. The worst storm to hit Chihuahua in 90 yrs." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "71" "22-Sep-1990" "1" "6" NA "464" 463 80 "" "Vietnam - Typhoon Ed" "" "" "" "Provinces - Quang Nam-Danang, Quang Tri" "" "22-Sep-90" "26-Sep-90" 5 "29" "560,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "20,590" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "72" "22-Sep-1990" "1" "7" NA "465" 464 81 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districts - Sirajganj, Pabna, Manikganj, Sylhet, Netrokona" "Jamuna" "26-Sep-90" "30-Sep-90" 5 "14" "300,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "33,260" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "73" "26-Sep-1990" "1" "8" NA "466" 465 82 "" "Martinique, US - Tropical Storm Klaus" "" "" "" "Puerto Rico, Bahamas, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia" "" "4-Oct-90" "6-Oct-90" 3 "6" "1,500" "1,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "76,700" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "74" "4-Oct-1990" "1" "9" NA "467" 466 83 "" "Scotland" "" "" "" "Strathclyde, Glasgow, Edinburgh" "Thames" "6-Oct-90" "7-Oct-90" 2 "1" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "26,550" 4.7 "Low pressure and gale-force winds led to an unusually high tide in the River Thames." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "75" "6-Oct-1990" "1" "10" NA "468" 467 84 "" "Vietnam - Typhoons Ira and Lola" "" "" "" "Provinces - Dong Nai, Nghe Tinh, Thai Binh, Quang Nam-Danang, Thua Thien-Hue" "Red" "8-Oct-90" "24-Oct-90" 17 "16" "440,800" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "82,530" 6.1 "31.5 inches of rain in Quang Nam-Danang - all rivers swelled to the highest levels seen in 10 yrs. Flood damaged 5,500 metric tons of paddy rice." NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "76" "8-Oct-1990" "2" "11" NA "469" 468 85 "" "Thailand - Typhoons Ira and Lola" "" "" "" "Central and Northeastern Provinces" "" "8-Oct-90" "26-Oct-90" 19 "11" "" "400,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "162,400" 6.5 "" NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "77" "8-Oct-1990" "3" "12" NA "470" 469 86 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districts - Manikganj, Sherpur, Gaibandha " "Padma, Jamuna" "10-Oct-90" "13-Oct-90" 4 "9" "700,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "41,680" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "78" "10-Oct-1990" "3" "13" NA "471" 470 87 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Blumenau" "" "14-Oct-90" "15-Oct-90" 2 "17" "2,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "6,240" 4.1 "2 hrs of rain, severe floodind and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "79" "14-Oct-1990" "3" "14" NA "472" 471 88 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Bogra District" "Benglai, Jamuna" "14-Oct-90" "17-Oct-90" 4 "" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,870" 4.4 "Erosion by the Jamuna (Brahmaputra) River left 1000 familes homeless. 60,000 acres of crops submerged, paddy crops on 12,500 acres totally damaged. " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "80" "14-Oct-1990" "3" "15" NA "473" 472 89 "" "India" "" "" "" "States - Meghalaya, Assam" "" "17-Oct-90" "18-Oct-90" 2 "10" "6,000" "1,170,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "93,840" 5.3 "83,000 hectares of land submerged in Goalpara district, Assam." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "81" "17-Oct-1990" "3" "16" NA "474" 473 90 "" "France" "" "" "" "Var region, Alpes-Maritimes" "" "18-Oct-90" "19-Oct-90" 2 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,560" 4.3 "Scores of homes damaged." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "82" "18-Oct-1990" "3" "17" NA "475" 474 91 "" "India" "" "" "" "Tamil Nadu State - Nilgris (Blue Hills)" "" "24-Oct-90" "28-Oct-90" 5 "44" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "13,580" 4.8 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "83" "24-Oct-1990" "3" "18" NA "476" 475 92 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districts - Bhola, Shariatpur" "Meghna, Tatulia Rivers, Padma" "26-Oct-90" "29-Oct-90" 4 "" "4,500" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,040" 3.6 "2,300 acres of crops damaged. Erosion of the Padma (Ganges) River devoured part of Naria subdistrict, Shariatpur district." NA NA "" 0 "24" 0 "83" "26-Oct-1990" "3" "18" NA "477" 476 93 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sulawesi - Teunom District" "Krueng Teunom, Krueng On" "26-Oct-90" "29-Oct-90" 4 "" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,030" 4.4 "Floods forced hundreds to flee their homes. Hundreds of acres of newly planted crops destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "84" "26-Oct-1990" "3" "19" NA "478" 477 94 "" "England, Ireland" "" "" "" "Southern England, Northern Ireland" "Tow" "28-Oct-90" "30-Oct-90" 3 "7" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "148,000" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "85" "28-Oct-1990" "3" "20" 0.33 "479" 478 95 "" "Guyana" "" "" "" "New Amsterdam" "Berbice" "3-Nov-90" "8-Nov-90" 6 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,760" 4 "Town under 3 feet of floodwater." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "86" "3-Nov-1990" "0" "1" NA "480" 479 96 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Hokkaido Northern Honshu - Akita, Iwate, Miyagi" "" "5-Nov-90" "6-Nov-90" 2 "11" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "118,200" 5.4 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "87" "5-Nov-1990" "0" "2" NA "481" 480 97 "" "Honduras" "" "" "" "Department of Cortes: Choloma, Villanueva, Piementa, Potrerillos Department of Yoro: El Progreso, Santa Rita Department of Gracias a Dios: Brus Laguna, Puerto Lempira" "" "9-Nov-90" "21-Nov-90" 13 "9" "20,000" "100,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "41,830" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "88" "9-Nov-1990" "0" "3" NA "482" 481 98 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Washington Counties - Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King" "Skagit, Cedar, Skykomish, Snoqualmie, Snohomish, Stillaguamish, Nooksack" "10-Nov-90" "15-Nov-90" 6 "" "500" "12,800,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,290" 5.1 "Near record levels of flooding." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "89" "10-Nov-1990" "0" "4" NA "483" 482 99 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Mike" "" "" "" "Leyte, Panay, Negros, Cebu, Palawan Islands" "" "12-Nov-90" "16-Nov-90" 5 "176" "984,356" "61,570,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "55,710" 5.4 "\"Su[er typhoon\" - most powerful in 9 yrs. Export crops wiped out include mango, banana, coconut, and sugarcane." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "90" "12-Nov-1990" "0" "5" NA "484" 483 100 "" "US" "" "" "" "Northwest Indiana" "Kankakee" "26-Nov-90" "30-Nov-90" 5 "2" "1,000" "36,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,310" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "91" "26-Nov-1990" "0" "6" NA "485" 484 101 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Ampara" "" "23-Dec-90" "27-Dec-90" 5 "" "40,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,710" 4.7 "7,000 acres of paddy fields affected." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "92" "23-Dec-1990" "0" "7" NA "486" 485 102 "" "England" "" "" "" "Cumbria, Birmingham, Lancashsire" "Rea" "25-Dec-90" "28-Dec-90" 4 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "47,110" 5.3 "Significant wind damage in addition to flooding." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "93" "25-Dec-1990" "0" "8" NA "487" 486 103 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Highlands: Huancayo, Santa Rosa de Lima" "Shullcas " "28-Dec-90" "30-Dec-90" 3 "20" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "111,300" 5.5 "Shullcas River 20 yrds above normal." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "94" "28-Dec-1990" "0" "9" NA "488" 487 104 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, West Virginia" "Kankakee, White, Ohio, Wabash" "31-Dec-90" "3-Jan-91" 4 "" "3,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "177,900" 5.9 "Ohio River in West Virginia at its highest level in 15 yrs. Indiana declared a federal disaster area." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "95" "31-Dec-1990" "0" "10" NA "489" 488 1 "" "Australia - Cyclone Joy" "" "" "" "Queensland Coast, Rockhampton" "Fitzroy " "25-Dec-90" "16-Jan-91" 23 "6" "800" "80,000,000" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1.5 "96,490" 6.5 "Tropical fruit crops ravaged, thousands of livestock drowned or starved." NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "96" "25-Dec-1990" "1" "11" NA "490" 489 2 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "East Sumatra - Jambi Region" "" "12-Dec-90" "3-Jan-91" 23 "5" "" "167,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,300" 5.8 "Flooding destroyed 3 bridges and 700 acres of crops, drowned at least 600 head of poultry and 40 sheep. Hundreds of houses in 78 villiage flooded." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "97" "12-Dec-1990" "1" "12" 0.35 "491" 490 3 "" "Britain, Ireland" "" "" "" "Ireland: Galway County, Dublin County Britain: Devon County, Somerset County" "" "5-Jan-91" "6-Jan-91" 2 "13" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "123,200" 5.4 "Strong winds." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "5-Jan-1991" "0" "1" NA "492" 491 4 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Southeastern Provinces - Khorasan, Sistan-Baluchestan" "Hirmand " "27-Jan-91" "5-Feb-91" 10 "6" "50,000" "28,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "448,300" 7 "160 villages damaged. First flooding of the Hirmand River in 500 years. Thousands of acres of farmland flooded, a great number of livestock lost." NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "2" "27-Jan-1991" "1" "2" NA "493" 492 5 "" "Ecuador" "" "" "" "Pacific Coast region - Santo Domingo, Guayaquil" "" "2-Feb-91" "8-Feb-91" 7 "14" "300" "2,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "114,100" 5.9 "Thousands of hectares of crops destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "3" "2-Feb-1991" "1" "3" NA "494" 493 6 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Provinces - Kandahar, Nimruz, Farah, Helmand, Zabol" "Helmand" "28-Jan-91" "17-Feb-91" 21 "380" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "225,200" 6.7 "32,000 head of livestock killed. An earthquake loosened snow high in the mountains, causing it to slip and contribute to the melting at lower altitudes." NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "4" "28-Jan-1991" "2" "4" NA "495" 494 7 "" "Britain" "" "" "" "North Yorkshire - Boroughbridge " "Ure, Ouse " "24-Feb-91" "1-Mar-91" 6 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "15,090" 5.3 "Boroughbridge under 3 ft of water, maximum recorded levels on the Ure River." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "5" "24-Feb-1991" "2" "5" 0.29 "496" 495 8 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces - Khuzestan, Hormuzgan, Fars, Kohgiluyeh-Boyerahmad, Kerman, Sistan-Baluchestan" "" "7-Mar-91" "1-Apr-91" 26 "" "100,000" "1,400,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "624,200" 7.2 "Thousands of acres Sistan-Baluchestan province submerged. Tens of thousands of cattle stranded." NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "6" "7-Mar-1991" "1" "1" NA "497" 496 9 "" "Malawi" "" "" "" "Chiringa, Phalombe" "" "11-Mar-91" "14-Mar-91" 4 "500" "150,000" "24,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "3,060" 4.3 "Flashflooding and landslides. Worst flood in country's recent memory. Entire villages washed away." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "7" "11-Mar-1991" "1" "2" NA "498" 497 10 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Western Transvaal, Western Orange Free State" "" "15-Mar-91" "19-Mar-91" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "210,500" 6 "Many sheep drowned." NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "8" "15-Mar-1991" "2" "3" NA "499" 498 11 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Sao Paolo, Rio de Janeiro" "Tiente, Pinheiros, Pirai" "19-Mar-91" "31-Mar-91" 13 "20" "17,000" "2,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "89,510" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "9" "19-Mar-1991" "3" "4" NA "500" 499 12 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Hawaii - Oahu (northeast and north shore)" "" "19-Mar-91" "25-Mar-91" 7 " " "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "880" 3.8 "19 in of rain in 24 hrs. Mud and flooding cut off the area from Honolulu. Communities under 5 ft of water." NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "9" "19-Mar-1991" "3" "4" NA "501" 500 13 "" "Jordan" "" "" "" "Al-balqa, Amman" "" "24-Mar-91" "25-Mar-91" 2 "5" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "3,680" 3.9 "Floods uprooted thousands of trees, flushed farm lands, and killed thousands of sheep." NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "9" "24-Mar-1991" "3" "4" NA "502" 501 14 "" "Israel" "" "" "" "Eilat, Beersheba" "" "24-Mar-91" "25-Mar-91" 2 "8" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "12,330" 4.4 "Farmland and highways swamped. Eilat cut off." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "10" "24-Mar-1991" "3" "5" NA "503" 502 15 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Yazd Province - Nadoushah District" "" "30-Mar-91" "1-Apr-91" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,920" 5 "Damage to city buildings and tracks of rural farmland. Flooded arable land and orchards. Poultry and cattle killed." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "11" "30-Mar-1991" "3" "6" NA "504" 503 16 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Sumatra" "Batang Suliti" "1-Apr-91" "2-Apr-91" 2 "1" "100,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "35,450" 4.9 "395 acres of rice fields, which were about to be harvested, were destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "12" "1-Apr-1991" "3" "7" NA "505" 504 17 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Victoria County, Harlingen, San Benito" "Huebner Creek" "5-Apr-91" "9-Apr-91" 5 "" "" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "32,170" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "13" "5-Apr-1991" "3" "8" NA "506" 505 18 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sunamganj District" "Kushiara, Mahram" "8-Apr-91" "9-Apr-91" 2 "" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,790" 3.6 "8,000 hectares of rice crops flooded." NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "13" "8-Apr-1991" "3" "8" NA "507" 506 19 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Louisiana, Mississippi - Lower Mississippi Valley" "Ouachita, Pearl " "28-Apr-91" "2-May-91" 5 "" "10,000" "100,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "119,200" 5.8 "A total of 1.7 million acres, mostly agricultural land, flooded in central and northern Mississippi. Mississippi's wettest April on record." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "14" "28-Apr-1991" "3" "9" NA "508" 507 20 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Southeastern Coast" "" "29-Apr-91" "10-May-91" 12 "138000" "10,000,000" "1,400,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "21,360" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "15" "29-Apr-1991" "3" "10" 0.33 "509" 508 21 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "Georgia, Astrakhan" "Volga" "1-May-91" "8-May-91" 8 "" "" "80,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "97,550" 5.9 "Damage estimated at 220 million roubles." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "16" "1-May-1991" "0" "1" NA "510" 509 22 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska - Fairbanks" "Tanana, Chena, Kuskokwim, Yukon" "3-May-91" "7-May-91" 5 "2" "800" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "22,130" 5 "Fairbanks received a record 147 inches of snow this winter, more than double the normal 67 inches, causing more intense spring river flooding." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "17" "3-May-1991" "0" "2" NA "511" 510 23 "" "India" "" "" "" "States - Assam, Tripura" "Ghagra, Barak, Kusiara, Longai, Rukni, Sonai" "7-May-91" "11-May-91" 5 "13" "25,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "26,040" 5.1 "200 villages submerged." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "18" "7-May-1991" "0" "3" NA "512" 511 24 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sylhet District" "Surma, Kushiara, Manu, Khowai" "14-May-91" "31-May-91" 18 "100" "1,000,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,480" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "19" "14-May-1991" "0" "4" NA "513" 512 25 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Provinces - Malatya, Elazig, Bingol, Adiyaman" "" "16-May-91" "17-May-91" 2 "42" "500" "25,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "40,170" 4.9 "Flooding and landslides. Flashfloods caused widespread property and agricultural damage." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "20" "16-May-1991" "0" "5" NA "514" 513 26 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Guizhou, Anhui, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Hunan, Hubei, Gansu, Guangxi" "Huaihe, Yangtze" "18-May-91" "15-Jun-91" 29 "400" "600,000" "75,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,683,000" 7.9 "4.3 million hectares (10.6 million acres) of summer crops destroyed or damaged. Over 10 million people risk losing their livelihoods from the flooding." NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "21" "18-May-1991" "1" "6" NA "515" 514 27 "" "Jamaica" "" "" "" "Central Jamaica - Spanish Town" "Rio Cobre" "21-May-91" "23-May-91" 3 "15" "320,000" "32,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "7,560" 4.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "22" "21-May-1991" "1" "7" NA "516" 515 28 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "Chungchong Pukto-do, Chungchong Namdo" "" "25-May-91" "27-May-91" 3 "" "" "152,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,990" 4.7 "6,000 hectares of farmland flooded. Loss of 152 million Won. 180 mm of rain a day." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "23" "25-May-1991" "1" "8" NA "517" 516 29 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Jawzjan Province - Arabjar, Chakush, Jabash Khurt, Lab-E-Jar, Qurda Ariq, Sultuq Khort, Aqcha, Qara Boyen" "" "28-May-91" "4-Jun-91" 8 "" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "24,270" 5.3 "Area controlled by rebels, initial reports spoke of thousands of casualties." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "24" "28-May-1991" "1" "9" NA "518" 517 30 "" "Algeria" "" "" "" "Provinces - Oum El-Bouaghi, Tebessa, Khenchlahtit" "" "1-Jun-91" "4-Jun-91" 4 "17" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "32,280" 5.1 "Flooded rivers carried away dozens of cattle and severely damaged crops." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "25" "1-Jun-1991" "1" "10" NA "519" 518 31 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Southern and Western Sri Lanka" "" "2-Jun-91" "6-Jun-91" 5 "31" "191,700" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "42,640" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "26" "2-Jun-1991" "1" "11" NA "520" 519 32 "" "Colombia" "" "" "" "Antioquia - Bolivar, Bello, Frontino" "La Arboleda, Cascaita, La Quebradita" "3-Jun-91" "7-Jun-91" 5 "57" "239" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "16,500" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "27" "3-Jun-1991" "1" "12" NA "521" 520 33 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central Kalimantan Regencies - Kapuas, Barito Utara" "Kapuas, Barito " "9-Jun-91" "11-Jun-91" 3 "73" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "88,240" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "28" "9-Jun-1991" "1" "13" NA "522" 521 34 "" "India" "" "" "" "Maharashtra (Bombay), Kerala, Gujarat, Karnataka " "" "10-Jun-91" "12-Jun-91" 3 "72" "300,000" "100,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "491,400" 6.3 "Heaviest rain in Bombay in 40 yrs, 40 killed in Bombay alone." NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "29" "10-Jun-1991" "2" "14" NA "523" 522 35 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northeastern Texas - Diana Louisiana - New Orleans region" "Mississippi" "11-Jun-91" "12-Jun-91" 2 "2" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "78,320" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "30" "11-Jun-1991" "2" "15" NA "524" 523 36 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Northwest Frontier Province - Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Sardaryab, Khiali, Shahlam, Azakhel Refugee Camp" "Kabul" "11-Jun-91" "12-Jun-91" 2 "39" "2,400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "79,580" 5.2 "Hailstorms; Flooding came in conjunction with heatwave that killed 300 people across Southern Pakistan." NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "31" "11-Jun-1991" "2" "16" NA "525" 524 37 "" "China" "" "" "" "Beijing area" "" "12-Jun-91" "14-Jun-91" 3 "22" "4,000" "2,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "19,050" 5.1 "5,400 hectares of farmland submerged. 112 mm of rain fell in Beijing between June 7 and 10, breaking the previous record for the century. 543 mm of rain in the northern suburbs June 6-11. End to a serious water shortage." NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "32" "12-Jun-1991" "2" "17" NA "526" 525 38 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Durgapur, Sirajganj" "Jamuna, Someswari, Kushiara, Sheola" "17-Jun-91" "27-Jun-91" 11 "" "160,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "30,040" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "33" "17-Jun-1991" "2" "18" NA "527" 526 39 "" "Chile" "" "" "" "Antofagasta" "" "18-Jun-91" "19-Jun-91" 2 "120" "30,000" "6,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "15,850" 4.5 "5 million tons of mud swept through the coastal destert city." NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "34" "18-Jun-1991" "2" "19" NA "528" 527 40 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Cape Peninsula - Cape Town, Boland, Franschhoek" "Berg" "24-Jun-91" "25-Jun-91" 2 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,700" 4.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "35" "24-Jun-1991" "2" "20" 1.04 "529" 528 41 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Sichuan, Guizhou, Anhui, Hubei" "Yangtze" "1-Jul-91" "18-Jul-91" 18 "750" "615,000" "3,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "589,000" 7 "177 people died in Hubei, 250 people in Guizhou, 323 in Sichuan." NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "36" "1-Jul-1991" "1" "1" NA "530" 529 42 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Northern Zhejiang - Hangzhou" "" "1-Jul-91" "9-Jul-91" 9 "" "" "300,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "32,700" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "37" "1-Jul-1991" "1" "2" NA "531" 530 43 "" "China" "" "" "" "Northern Hunan Province" "Lishui, Yuan Shui" "2-Jul-91" "18-Jul-91" 17 "101" "160,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "134,700" 6.4 "813,600 hectares of farmland flooded, 11.24 million people trapped. Major drought in southern part of the province." NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "38" "2-Jul-1991" "2" "3" NA "532" 531 44 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Western Bangladesh: Pabna - Kazipur, Chairman Subdistricts" "Jamuna" "4-Jul-91" "6-Jul-91" 3 "" "40,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,040" 4.1 "800,000 acres of standing crops washed away. " NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "39" "4-Jul-1991" "2" "4" NA "533" 532 45 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "Northern Moldavia - Sholdaneshte, Tilineshte" "Dniester, Prut" "5-Jul-91" "8-Jul-91" 4 "15" "" "1,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,410" 4.8 "Flooding and landslides. Hurricane force rain and hailstorms. Tens of millions of roubles in damage. Hundreds of hectares of vineyards, gardens, and other plantations under several feet of water. Hundreds of cattle killed. Power lines and oil storage tanks damaged - threat of environmental pollution." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "40" "5-Jul-1991" "2" "5" NA "534" 533 46 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Zonguldak Province" "" "7-Jul-91" "10-Jul-91" 4 "15" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,040" 4.5 "Extensive damage to fields - flooding or landslides affected 2,000 hectares of cropland." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "41" "7-Jul-1991" "2" "6" NA "535" 534 47 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "Western Georgia - Adzharia" "" "9-Jul-91" "10-Jul-91" 2 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,470" 3.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "41" "9-Jul-1991" "2" "6" NA "536" 535 48 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Etang" "" "" "" "Central Luzon" "" "10-Jul-91" "13-Jul-91" 4 "2" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "5,760" 4.4 "Heavy rains from tropical Typhoon Etang washed down tons of mudflows from slopes of the Mt. Pinatubo volcano, overflowing nearby rivers and flooding several villages." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "42" "10-Jul-1991" "2" "7" NA "537" 536 49 "" "Myanmar" "" "" "" "Northern Myanmar" "Irrawaddy, Chindwin" "10-Jul-91" "23-Jul-91" 14 "" "17,570" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "129,000" 6.3 "Chindwin river exceeded its danger level by 346 cm." NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "43" "10-Jul-1991" "3" "8" NA "538" 537 50 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sirajganj, Pabna, Manikganj" "Jamuna, Padma" "10-Jul-91" "15-Jul-91" 6 "4" "70,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,390" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "44" "10-Jul-1991" "3" "9" NA "539" 538 51 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "Buryatia - Ulan-Ude region" "Barguzin, Garga, Uda, Selenga, Taiga" "11-Jul-91" "29-Jul-91" 19 "2" "2,000" "300,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "61,650" 6.1 "Uda River at 496 cm - unprecedented since the foundation of Ulan-Ude. 69,000 hectares of hayfields and 52,000 hectares of grain fields flooded. 1,000 cattle killed." NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "45" "11-Jul-1991" "4" "10" NA "540" 539 52 "" "India" "" "" "" "Assam, Meghalaya" "Brahmaputra" "13-Jul-91" "19-Jul-91" 7 "25" "400,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "55,550" 5.6 "40,000 hectares of crops destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "46" "13-Jul-1991" "4" "11" NA "541" 540 53 "" "Ghana" "" "" "" "Southern Regions - Accra, Volta, Central, Eastern" "" "14-Jul-91" "16-Jul-91" 3 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,970" 5 "Food production in the Keta Lagoon area of the Volta region could fall 45% this year due to the flooding." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "47" "14-Jul-1991" "4" "12" NA "542" 541 54 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sirajganj, Jamalpur, Gaibaha, Sherpur, Kurigram, Mymenshingh, Bogra, Tangail, Manikganj, Pabna" "Jamuna" "14-Jul-91" "16-Jul-91" 3 "17" "300,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "55,050" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "48" "14-Jul-1991" "4" "13" NA "543" 542 55 "" "Benin" "" "" "" "Departments - Zou, Atlantique" "" "15-Jul-91" "20-Jul-91" 6 "2" "200,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,910" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "49" "15-Jul-1991" "4" "14" NA "544" 543 56 "" "Laos, Vietnam" "" "" "" "Laos - Oudomsai Province Northwest Vietnam" "Ma, Da" "15-Jul-91" "22-Jul-91" 8 "16" "800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "63,860" 5.7 "Floods destroyed rice fields, irrigation canals, and reservoirs." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "50" "15-Jul-1991" "4" "15" NA "545" 544 57 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "Chita Region" "Chitinka" "18-Jul-91" "22-Jul-91" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "366,900" 6.3 "Grain and foddder rops seriously damaged." NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "51" "18-Jul-1991" "5" "16" NA "546" 545 58 "" "China" "" "" "" "Eastern Shandong Province" "" "19-Jul-91" "20-Jul-91" 2 "8" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "94,810" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "52" "19-Jul-1991" "5" "17" NA "547" 546 59 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "Central Provinces - Kyonggi, Seoul" "" "22-Jul-91" "26-Jul-91" 5 "54" "3,600" "105,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,910" 5 "23 mountains damaged by the rains - landslides." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "53" "22-Jul-1991" "5" "18" NA "548" 547 60 "" "Philippines - Tropical Storm Brendan" "" "" "" "Central Luzon Provinces - Tarlac, Zambales, Pampanga, Bataan, Manila" "" "23-Jul-91" "28-Jul-91" 6 "16" "20,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "12,140" 4.9 "Flooding and landslides. Rains loosened tons of mud, volcanic ash, and other debris on the slopes of Mount Pinatubo - mudflows cascaded down river channels, prompting authorities to evacuate riverbank villages." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "54" "23-Jul-1991" "5" "19" NA "549" 548 61 "" "China - Typhoon Caitlin" "" "" "" "Provinces - Jilin, Heilongjiang, Yanbian Autonomous Region on North Korean Border" "" "23-Jul-91" "3-Aug-91" 12 "66" "160,000" "364,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "508,800" 6.8 "366,000 hectares of wheat and other crops completely destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "55" "23-Jul-1991" "6" "20" NA "550" 549 62 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Satun Province - Langu, Thung Wa, Muang" "" "25-Jul-91" "27-Jul-91" 3 "1" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "2,400" 4 "Flood water 1 m high. 7,700 hectares of farmland damaged and 5,000 farm animals affected." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "56" "25-Jul-1991" "6" "21" NA "551" 550 63 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Southern Eritrea" "" "25-Jul-91" "26-Jul-91" 2 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "54,880" 5 "Serious damage to livestock and crops." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "57" "25-Jul-1991" "6" "22" NA "552" 551 64 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Northwest Provinces - Son La, Lai Chau" "" "28-Jul-91" "31-Jul-91" 4 "38" "4,000" "3,200,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "30,960" 5.1 "3,700 acres of crops submerged." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "58" "28-Jul-1991" "6" "23" NA "553" 552 65 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "Bacau County, Sucevea, Onesti" "Tazlau, Siret, Bistrita, Moldova" "29-Jul-91" "30-Jul-91" 2 "71" "10,000" "33,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "40,940" 4.9 "65 died when a dam on the Tazlau River burst in Bacau. 73,000 hectares of farmland ravaged." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "59" "29-Jul-1991" "6" "24" NA "554" 553 66 "" "India" "" "" "" "Maharashtra - Nagpur District, Amravati District" "Wardha" "29-Jul-91" "31-Jul-91" 3 "500" "6,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "47,250" 5.2 "Wardha River burst its banks." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "60" "29-Jul-1991" "6" "25" NA "555" 554 67 "" "Czechoslovakia" "" "" "" "Bohemia, North Moravia" "Danube" "1-Aug-91" "3-Aug-91" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "60,520" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "61" "1-Aug-1991" "6" "26" NA "556" 555 68 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "Krasnodar Province - Sochi Region" "" "2-Aug-91" "9-Aug-91" 8 "46" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,790" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "62" "2-Aug-1991" "6" "27" NA "557" 556 69 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Chittagong, Cox's Bazar" "Sangu, Sankha, Matamuhuri, Sonadia" "2-Aug-91" "7-Aug-91" 6 "6" "50,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,830" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "63" "2-Aug-1991" "6" "28" NA "558" 557 70 "" "Austria, Germany" "" "" "" "Austria - Salzburg Germany - Bavaria" "Danube" "2-Aug-91" "6-Aug-91" 5 "10" "" "1,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "61,650" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "64" "2-Aug-1991" "6" "29" NA "559" 558 71 "" "Poland, Hungary" "" "" "" "Poland - Belsko Biala, Zywiec, Wadowice Hungary - Budapest" "Danube" "2-Aug-91" "6-Aug-91" 5 "" "" "10,400,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "65,820" 5.7 "Floods worst in Hungary in 37 years." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "65" "2-Aug-1991" "6" "30" NA "560" 559 72 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Kano State - Hadeia Area" "" "4-Aug-91" "5-Aug-91" 2 "4" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "22,910" 4.7 "Farmland, crops, roads destroyed by the flood - estimated at millions of Naira." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "66" "4-Aug-1991" "6" "31" NA "561" 560 73 "" "Myanmar" "" "" "" "Irrawady Delta Region" "Irrawaddy" "7-Aug-91" "9-Aug-91" 3 "1" "210,250" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "55,420" 5.4 "Inundated farmlands (rice paddy fields) amount to 206,650 acres." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "67" "7-Aug-1991" "6" "32" NA "562" 561 74 "" "Soviet Union" "" "" "" "Khabarovsk Region" "Amur" "8-Aug-91" "13-Aug-91" 6 "" "" "1,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "773,100" 6.7 "Damages run to an estimated 30-35 million roubles. Over 300,000 hectares of farmland submerged - much is mowed grain and hay. 50,000 hectares of cropland, including grain, soya beans, potatoes, and vegetables were destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "68" "8-Aug-1991" "7" "33" NA "563" 562 75 "" "China" "" "" "" "Shanghai" "" "8-Aug-91" "9-Aug-91" 2 "16" "20,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "4,350" 3.9 "Heavy rain and tornadoes. 9 in of rain in 24 hrs." NA NA "" 0 "14" 0 "68" "8-Aug-1991" "7" "33" NA "564" 563 76 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districts - Sirajganj, Jamalpur" "Jamuna " "9-Aug-91" "20-Aug-91" 12 "800" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,440" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "69" "9-Aug-1991" "7" "34" NA "565" 564 77 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Sichuan" "Yangtze" "9-Aug-91" "12-Aug-91" 4 "456" "" "566,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "554,200" 6.3 "Damage to 1.4 billion pounds of grain." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "70" "9-Aug-1991" "8" "35" NA "566" 565 78 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Pennsylvania: Delaware County - Wharton, Darby" "" "10-Aug-91" "12-Aug-91" 3 " " "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,580" 3.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "70" "10-Aug-1991" "8" "35" NA "567" 566 79 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces - Mazaaran, Gilan" "" "11-Aug-91" "13-Aug-91" 3 "" "120" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "32,780" 5 "Rise of the Caspian Sea due to strong winds and hailstorms." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "71" "11-Aug-1991" "8" "36" NA "568" 567 80 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northern Texas - Fort Worth, Dickens County" "" "12-Aug-91" "14-Aug-91" 3 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,210" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "72" "12-Aug-1991" "8" "37" NA "569" 568 81 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "Al-Damazin City, El-Gezir Region" "Blue Nile" "12-Aug-91" "13-Aug-91" 2 "3" "18,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "104,600" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "73" "12-Aug-1991" "8" "38" NA "570" 569 82 "" "Costa Rica, Panama" "" "" "" "Panama - Bocas del Toro region Costa Rica - Limon" "" "13-Aug-91" "22-Aug-91" 10 "5" "25,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,430" 5.3 "Flooding and mudslides. Crops destroyed. 2,000 hectares of bananas wiped out in Costa Rica." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "74" "13-Aug-1991" "8" "39" NA "571" 570 83 "" "India" "" "" "" "Orissa" "Mahandi, Kathajori, Kushabhadra, Debi" "14-Aug-91" "18-Aug-91" 5 "15" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "151,900" 5.9 "Thousands of hectares of cropland submerged." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "75" "14-Aug-1991" "8" "40" NA "572" 571 84 "" "India" "" "" "" "Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Himachel Pradesh, Haryana" "Burhi Gandak " "15-Aug-91" "29-Aug-91" 15 "88" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "547,700" 6.9 "" NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "76" "15-Aug-1991" "9" "41" NA "573" 572 85 "" "Vietnam - Typhoon Fred" "" "" "" "Provinces - Quang Bin, Ha Tinh, Than Hoa, Nghe An" "" "17-Aug-91" "21-Aug-91" 5 "15" "40,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "42,120" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "77" "17-Aug-1991" "9" "42" NA "574" 573 86 "" "Thailand - Typhoon Fred" "" "" "" "Provinces - Skahon Nakhon, Nakhon Panom, Mukdahan, Nong Khai, Udon Thani" "Mekong" "18-Aug-91" "21-Aug-91" 4 "" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "48,320" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "78" "18-Aug-1991" "9" "43" NA "575" 574 87 "" "Myanmar" "" "" "" "Karen State" "Thanlwin" "18-Aug-91" "19-Aug-91" 2 "" "29,674" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "30,250" 4.8 "The Thanlwin River inundated 18,017 acres of fields." NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "79" "18-Aug-1991" "9" "44" NA "576" 575 88 "" "Japan, South Korea - Typhoon Gladys" "" "" "" "Japan: Kyushu - Kagoshima South Korea: Coastal areas, Changwon, Pusan, Ulsan" "" "20-Aug-91" "24-Aug-91" 5 "99" "40,000" "12,000,000" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "29,700" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "80" "20-Aug-1991" "9" "45" NA "577" 576 89 "" "Cambodia" "" "" "" "Provinces - Kandal, Takeo, Kampot, Kampong Cham, Kompong Speu, Kratie" "Mekong" "22-Aug-91" "30-Aug-91" 9 "100" "700,000" "1,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "55,860" 5.7 "1.1 million acres of rice crops damaged." NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "81" "22-Aug-1991" "9" "46" NA "578" 577 90 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Coahuila, Chihuahua, Sonora, Sinaloa, Nayarit" "Nazas" "27-Aug-91" "5-Sep-91" 10 "12" "8,500" "1,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "657,000" 6.8 "" NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "82" "27-Aug-1991" "10" "47" 1.04 "579" 578 91 "" "India" "" "" "" "Bihar State " "Ganges" "1-Sep-91" "14-Sep-91" 14 "" "87,500" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "170,900" 6.4 "" NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "83" "1-Sep-1991" "1" "1" NA "580" 579 92 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Utah - North Ogden, Salt Lake City" "" "5-Sep-91" "8-Sep-91" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "24,980" 5.2 "Flooding and mudslides. 2 days of torrential rains - \"super storm.\" North Ogden received 8.4 inches of rain Saturday and Sunday, breaking a 24-hour record of 6 inches set in 1970." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "84" "5-Sep-1991" "1" "2" NA "581" 580 93 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Northern Thailand: Chiang Rai Province - Mae Salui" "" "5-Sep-91" "8-Sep-91" 4 "16" "2,000" "6,400,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,170" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "85" "5-Sep-1991" "1" "3" NA "582" 581 94 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon: Zambales Province - San Marcelino" "" "7-Sep-91" "8-Sep-91" 2 "" "10,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "400" 2.9 "Flooding and mudflows." NA NA "" 0 "18" 0 "85" "7-Sep-1991" "1" "3" NA "583" 582 95 "" "Japan - Typhoon Kinna" "" "" "" "Kyushu - Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Saga, Magasaki, Fukuoka Western Honshu" "" "10-Sep-91" "14-Sep-91" 5 "9" "80" "" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "152,000" 5.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "86" "10-Sep-1991" "1" "4" NA "584" 583 96 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districts - Chapainawabganj, Rajshahi, Pabna, Naogaon, Natore, Kushtia, Rajbari, Faridpur, Madaripur, Dinajpur, Sirajganj, Nilphamari, Manikganj " "Ganges, Brahmaputra, Meghna, Mahanada, Jamuneshwar " "11-Sep-91" "17-Sep-91" 7 "112" "1,000,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "63,030" 5.6 "25,000 mud-and-straw houses have been destroyed and 35,000 partially damaged. 106 bridges damaged." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "87" "11-Sep-1991" "1" "5" NA "585" 584 97 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Rio Grande Valley, Real County" "Rio Grande, Nueces, Frio, Medina, Sabinal" "14-Sep-91" "16-Sep-91" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "70,880" 5.3 "Frio River 20 ft above flood stage." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "88" "14-Sep-1991" "1" "6" NA "586" 585 98 "" "India" "" "" "" "West Bengal State" "" "14-Sep-91" "15-Sep-91" 2 "21" "" "40,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "91,960" 5.3 "Flash floods. $40 million in property destruction - 35,000 houses damaged." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "89" "14-Sep-1991" "1" "7" NA "587" 586 99 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Southern Provinces: An Giang, Dong Thap, Long An, Tien Giang, Kien Giang " "Mekong" "19-Sep-91" "25-Sep-91" 7 "55" "21,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,790" 5.2 "85,000 acres of subsidiary crops with 32,000 tons of rice destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "90" "19-Sep-1991" "1" "8" NA "588" 587 100 "" "Japan - Typhoon Luke" "" "" "" "Honshu Prefectures - Kanagawa, Aichi, Mie, Chiba, Saitama " "" "19-Sep-91" "22-Sep-91" 4 "8" "200" "" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "52,830" 5.3 "Downpours flooded 28,537 homes, 37 of which were destroyed, mainly in Aichi and areas north of Tokyo. Flooding triggered. 644 landslides." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "91" "19-Sep-1991" "1" "9" NA "589" 588 101 "" "Britain" "" "" "" "Lincolnshire, Midlands, Suffolk, Hampshire, Kent, West Sussex, Thames Valley, Bedfordshire, Dorset" "" "26-Sep-91" "27-Sep-91" 2 "" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "35,830" 4.9 "Flash floods and minor landslides." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "92" "26-Sep-1991" "1" "10" NA "590" 589 102 "" "Japan - Typhoon Mireille" "" "" "" "Kyushu - Nagasaki State Honshu - Aomori Prefecture Hokkaido" "" "27-Sep-91" "30-Sep-91" 4 "52" "500" "" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "141,700" 5.8 "Deadliest typhoon since 1971. The typhoon capsized or washed away 42 boats, smashed or destroyed 117 homes, damaged 20,779 homes and buildings and flooded 10,665 others. " NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "93" "27-Sep-1991" "1" "11" NA "591" 590 103 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sirajganj District" "Padma" "28-Sep-91" "29-Sep-91" 2 "" "50,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "2,440" 3.7 "The flooding Padma River washed away part of a flood barrier." NA NA "" 0 "18" 0 "93" "28-Sep-1991" "1" "11" NA "592" 591 104 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Yasuj Area" "" "5-Oct-91" "6-Oct-91" 2 "12" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "49,660" 5 "Considerable damage to crops and flocks - 400 head of cattle killed and 6,900 hectares of farmland ruined." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "94" "5-Oct-1991" "1" "12" NA "593" 592 105 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Istanbul - Esenyurt District" "" "6-Oct-91" "7-Oct-91" 2 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,490" 3.8 "Many homes destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "18" 0 "94" "6-Oct-1991" "1" "12" NA "594" 593 106 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Florida - Miami, Fort Lauderdale" "" "8-Oct-91" "13-Oct-91" 6 "" "" "1,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,410" 4.8 "14 inches of rain in 2 days." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "95" "8-Oct-1991" "1" "13" NA "595" 594 107 "" "Japan - Typhoon Orchid" "" "" "" "Chiba Prefecture, Fukushima " "" "12-Oct-91" "13-Oct-91" 2 "" "100" "" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "29,060" 4.8 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "96" "12-Oct-1991" "1" "14" NA "596" 595 108 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Sicily, Tuscany, Venice" "Arno" "13-Oct-91" "15-Oct-91" 3 "17" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "52,840" 5.2 "Cracks in dikes in Sicily and near Pisa, in Tuscany, forced some evacuations." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "97" "13-Oct-1991" "1" "15" NA "597" 596 109 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Ruth" "" "" "" "Luzon Provinces - Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, Benguet, Abra, Kalinga-Apayao" "" "28-Oct-91" "29-Oct-91" 2 "43" "165,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "54,780" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "98" "28-Oct-1991" "1" "16" 1.01 "598" 597 110 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Uring" "" "" "" "Leyte" "" "5-Nov-91" "8-Nov-91" 4 "6315" "28,000" "14,630,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "20,700" 5.1 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "99" "5-Nov-1991" "0" "1" NA "599" 598 111 "" "India" "" "" "" "States - Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka " "" "13-Nov-91" "18-Nov-91" 6 "90" "85,000" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "599,600" 6.6 "Damage to standing crops." NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "100" "13-Nov-1991" "1" "2" NA "600" 599 112 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Santa Catarina" "" "16-Nov-91" "17-Nov-91" 2 "12" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "94,630" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "101" "16-Nov-1991" "1" "3" NA "601" 600 113 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumatra - Aceh" "" "30-Nov-91" "2-Dec-91" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "54,660" 5.2 "1 meter flood waters." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "102" "30-Nov-1991" "1" "4" NA "602" 601 114 "" "USA" "" "" "" "West Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio" "Tennessee" "2-Dec-91" "3-Dec-91" 2 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "210,400" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "103" "2-Dec-1991" "1" "5" NA "603" 602 115 "" "Egypt" "" "" "" "Sidi Abdel-Qadar" "" "5-Dec-91" "6-Dec-91" 2 "" "6,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "3,170" 3.8 "Irrigation Dam cracked, flooding the village." NA NA "" 0 "19" 0 "103" "5-Dec-1991" "1" "5" NA "604" 603 116 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Western Iran Provinces - Bushehr, Larestan" "" "7-Dec-91" "11-Dec-91" 5 "22" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "336,700" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "104" "7-Dec-1991" "2" "6" NA "605" 604 117 "" "French Polynesia" "" "" "" "Moorea Island" "" "11-Dec-91" "12-Dec-91" 2 "2" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "110" 2.3 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "20" 0 "104" "11-Dec-1991" "2" "6" NA "606" 605 118 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Batticaloa District" "" "12-Dec-91" "15-Dec-91" 4 "" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,890" 3.9 "Flooding and mudslides. Rice and other crops damaged." NA NA "" 0 "20" 0 "104" "12-Dec-1991" "2" "6" NA "607" 606 119 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Hawaii - Northeastern Kauai" "Anahola " "14-Dec-91" "16-Dec-91" 3 "3" "200" "7,100,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,320" 3.6 "15.33 inches of rain in 24 hrs." NA NA "" 0 "20" 0 "104" "14-Dec-1991" "2" "6" NA "608" 607 120 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central Sumatra - Riau" "" "16-Dec-91" "22-Dec-91" 7 "2" "100,000" "1,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "92,250" 5.8 "80 villages submerged." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "105" "16-Dec-1991" "2" "7" NA "609" 608 121 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Wharton" "Colorado, Brazos, Guadalupe, Trinity" "18-Dec-91" "31-Dec-91" 14 "15" "1,800" "8,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,420" 5 "Floods swamped farmland, drowned scores of livestock." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "106" "18-Dec-1991" "2" "8" NA "610" 609 122 "" "Lebanon" "" "" "" "Beirut, Central Bekaa Valley" "" "23-Dec-91" "28-Dec-91" 6 "1" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,180" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "107" "23-Dec-1991" "2" "9" NA "611" 610 123 "" "Malaysia" "" "" "" "Coastal districts" "" "24-Dec-91" "30-Dec-91" 7 "11" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "67,100" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "108" "24-Dec-1991" "2" "10" NA "612" 611 1 "" "Israel, Jordan" "" "" "" "Southern and Coastal areas - Tel Aviv" "" "31-Dec-91" "3-Jan-92" 4 "" "400" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1.5 "23,370" 5.1 "400 evacuated from Tel Aviv suburbs, record high water level of 2 ft in the streets. Highest rainfall in Jordan in 40 yrs." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "109" "31-Dec-1991" "2" "11" 1.26 "613" 612 3 "" "Scotland" "" "" "" "Highlands" "Ness" "2-Jan-92" "3-Jan-92" 2 "1" "30" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,880" 4.1 "Strong winds and driving rain." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "2-Jan-1992" "0" "1" NA "614" 613 4 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Rio de Janeiro" "" "4-Jan-92" "5-Jan-92" 2 "25" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,220" 4.2 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "2" "4-Jan-1992" "0" "2" NA "615" 614 5 "" "Yemen" "" "" "" "Socotra Island" "" "4-Jan-92" "6-Jan-92" 3 "" "24,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,770" 4.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "3" "4-Jan-1992" "0" "3" NA "616" 615 6 "" "Argentina " "" "" "" "Provinces - Cordoba (San Carlos Minas), Chaco, Corrientes, Santa Fe, Buenos Aires" "" "5-Jan-92" "7-Jan-92" 3 "53" "1,800" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "397,300" 6.1 "Storm dumped 330 mm of water, about half a year's normal rainfall, in 32 hrs on San Carlos Minas and other villages in Cordoba. Flash flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "4" "5-Jan-1992" "1" "4" NA "617" 616 7 "" "Puerto Rico" "" "" "" "Patillas, Toa Baja, Cayey, Ponce" "" "5-Jan-92" "8-Jan-92" 4 "20" "600" "200,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,910" 4.5 "10 inches of rain. Worst flooding since 1985." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "5" "5-Jan-1992" "1" "5" NA "618" 617 8 "" "Britain" "" "" "" "Gloucestershire, Hereford, Worcester, Shropshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire" "Avon, Chelt " "9-Jan-92" "9-Jan-92" 1 "" "" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "18,380" 4.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "6" "9-Jan-1992" "1" "6" NA "619" 618 9 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "States - Nuevo Leon, Chihuahua, Aguascalientes, Durango, Zacatecas, Sinaloa, Coahuila, San Luis Potosi, Guanajuato" "" "17-Jan-92" "18-Jan-92" 2 "50" "13,000" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "478,300" 6 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "7" "17-Jan-1992" "1" "7" NA "620" 619 10 "" "Algeria" "" "" "" "Departments - Alger, Tipaza, Blida, Ain-Defla" "" "21-Jan-92" "29-Jan-92" 9 "18" "500" "900,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,840" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "8" "21-Jan-1992" "1" "8" NA "621" 620 11 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "States - Minas Gerais, Bahia" "" "1-Feb-92" "12-Feb-92" 12 "41" "15,600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,074,000" 7.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "9" "1-Feb-1992" "2" "9" NA "622" 621 12 "" "Israel, Syria, Jordan" "" "" "" "Israel: Jerusalem, Haifa, Fureidis Jordan: Amman, Aghwar Syria: Jordanian border" "Jordan, Yarmouk " "1-Feb-92" "15-Feb-92" 15 "15" "4,200" "9,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 1.5 "26,220" 5.8 "Harshest winter in more than 40 years - 15 people dead in floods and avalanches. 30 families evacuated in Fureidis Village (Israel); dozens of families in Tel Aviv, Jaffa area, 4000 in Lebanon; affected 2,800 hectares in Jordan alone. Dam collapse in the Golan Heights on the Jordan River." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "10" "1-Feb-1992" "2" "10" NA "623" 622 13 "" "Cuba" "" "" "" "Provinces - Havana, Matanzas, Villaclara, Cienfuegos, Sancti Spiritus, Ciego de Avila, Las Tunas, Holguin, Granma" "" "6-Feb-92" "10-Feb-92" 5 "" "9,127" "2,589,900" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "90,430" 5.8 "Worst flash flooding since 1938." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "11" "6-Feb-1992" "2" "11" NA "624" 623 14 "" "USA" "" "" "" "California - Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Sepulveda Basin" "Los Angeles, Ventura " "10-Feb-92" "12-Feb-92" 3 "8" "" "30,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "4,600" 4.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "12" "10-Feb-1992" "2" "12" NA "625" 624 15 "" "Argentina" "" "" "" "Tucuman, Catamarca, Santiago del Estero" "Icano, Guayamba, Monteros, Albigasta" "11-Feb-92" "14-Feb-92" 4 "4" "12,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "192,700" 6.1 "Thousands of hectares flooded." NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "13" "11-Feb-1992" "3" "13" NA "626" 625 16 "" "Turkey, Egypt" "" "" "" "Southeastern Turkey, Alexandria" "" "20-Feb-92" "26-Feb-92" 7 "200" "1,000" "100,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 1.5 "81,540" 5.9 "Extremely harsh winter in the middle east - heavy rain and snow." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "14" "20-Feb-1992" "3" "14" NA "627" 626 17 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Alberta - Peace River" "" "27-Feb-92" "29-Feb-92" 3 "" "4,000" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "8,000" 4.4 "Ice jam." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "15" "27-Feb-1992" "3" "15" 1.85 "628" 627 18 "" "Solomon Islands - Tropical Cyclone Esau" "" "" "" "Rennell, Bellona" "" "1-Mar-92" "2-Mar-92" 2 "" "40" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "5,770" 4.1 "Widespread damage to food crops - coconut, banana and papaw trees - on the islands of Rennell and Bellona." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "16" "1-Mar-1992" "0" "1" NA "629" 628 19 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Northern Departments - Piura, Tumbes" "" "3-Mar-92" "25-Mar-92" 23 "" "32,000" "21,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "40,570" 6.1 "Associated with El Nino. 2,500 hectares of rice and bananas destroyed. 90% of irrigation facilities in the valleys of the area destroyed or damaged." NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "17" "3-Mar-1992" "1" "2" NA "630" 629 20 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Houston" "San Jacinto" "4-Mar-92" "6-Mar-92" 3 "1" "" "50,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,380" 4.3 "3-6 inches of rain." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "18" "4-Mar-1992" "1" "3" NA "631" 630 21 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "Northern Bolivia - Department of Beni" "" "10-Mar-92" "11-Mar-92" 2 "4" "5,125" "100,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "204,600" 5.6 "Floods since January. Attributed to El Nino." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "19" "10-Mar-1992" "1" "4" NA "632" 631 22 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Vermont - Montpelier" "Winooski " "12-Mar-92" "14-Mar-92" 3 "" "" "10,000,000" "Ice jam/break-up" 1.5 "1,310" 3.8 "Floodwater up to 6 ft. Ice jam diverted the Winooski River through the city." NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "19" "12-Mar-1992" "1" "4" NA "633" 632 23 "" "Australia - Cyclone Fran" "" "" "" "Queensland - Bundaberg, Gladstone" "" "14-Mar-92" "14-Mar-92" 1 "" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "53,880" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "20" "14-Mar-1992" "1" "5" NA "634" 633 24 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Quebec - Ile Enchanteresse" "Montmorency" "14-Mar-92" "14-Mar-92" 1 "" "53" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "390" 2.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "20" "14-Mar-1992" "1" "5" NA "635" 634 25 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Guangdong, Jiangxi, Fujian, Hunan" "" "15-Mar-92" "23-Apr-92" 40 "248" "210,000" "170,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "545,400" 7.5 "35 cities and counties seriously suffering from the floods, which have not been seen in the province in nearly a century. Record river high since 1910 in Changsha." NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "21" "15-Mar-1992" "2" "6" NA "636" 635 26 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Guizhou, Sichuan" "" "15-Mar-92" "2-May-92" 49 "59" "" "70,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "542,300" 7.4 "Flooding, landslides, and hailstorm. 574 injured." NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "22" "15-Mar-1992" "3" "7" NA "637" 636 27 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces - Fars, Khorasan, Azerbaijan" "" "28-Mar-92" "8-Jun-92" 73 "105" "48,000" "143,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,151,000" 8.1 "Complete devestation of 12,000 houses. 340,000 hectares of farmlands demolished and 40,000 heads of livestock killed. " NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "23" "28-Mar-1992" "4" "8" NA "638" 637 28 "" "Ecuador" "" "" "" "Provinces - Guayas, Manabi, El Oro, Los Rios, Esmeraldas, Tungurahua, Cotopaxi, Loja, Zamora, Chinchipe, Guayaquil" "" "24-Mar-92" "8-May-92" 46 "22" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "109,500" 6.7 "" NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "24" "24-Mar-1992" "5" "9" NA "639" 638 29 "" "Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay" "" "" "" "Argentina: Provinces - Formosa, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Santa Fe, Misiones Brazil: States - Rio Grande Do Sul, Santa Catarina, Parana, Asuncion" "" "1-Apr-92" "2-Jul-92" 93 "37" "305,992" "280,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,348,000" 8.3 "Northern Argentina - flood levels at historical records in many parts of Formosa, Misiones, Corrientes, and Chaco Provinces. Flooding attributed to El Nino. $280 million in damages. Paraguay - worst flooding since 1983." NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "25" "1-Apr-1992" "6" "10" NA "640" 639 30 "" "England, Scotland" "" "" "" "Northeastern England - Northumberland, Durham, Cumbria Eastern Scotland - Fife" "Wansbeck, Coquet, Pont" "1-Apr-92" "3-Apr-92" 3 "" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,730" 4.6 "2 inches of rain in 24 hrs in Scotland. Worst flooding in the region for 20 years. Scores of homes evacuated. " NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "26" "1-Apr-1992" "6" "11" NA "641" 640 31 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hong Kong" "" "1-Apr-92" "8-May-92" 38 "5" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,370" 4.9 "Flooding and landslides. Rainfall in April amounted to 492.2 mm, breaking the record previously set in 1884." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "27" "1-Apr-1992" "6" "12" NA "642" 641 32 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Brescia Province" "" "3-Apr-92" "5-Apr-92" 3 "32" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,030" 4.3 "Strong southeastly winds pushing the waters of the Adriatic Sea into the lagoons, raising the water level in Venice." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "28" "3-Apr-1992" "6" "13" NA "643" 642 33 "" "Tajikistan" "" "" "" "Dushanbe, Kulyab, Leninabad, Gissar" "Vakhsh" "15-Apr-92" "9-Jun-92" 56 "200" "500" "2,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "123,600" 6.8 "Mud and rock slides caused by torrential rain killed more than 200 people in the Pamir Mountains. Cotton plants wiped out on tens of thousands of acres." NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "29" "15-Apr-1992" "7" "14" NA "644" 643 34 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Northwest Territories - Hay River" "Hay" "24-Apr-92" "26-Apr-92" 3 "" "100" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "1,530" 3.7 "A 10- km deep ice jam at the mouth of the Hay River flooded the town." NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "29" "24-Apr-1992" "7" "14" NA "645" 644 35 "" "Uzbekistan" "" "" "" "Bukhara Oblast " "" "28-Apr-92" "28-Apr-92" 1 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "38,450" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "30" "28-Apr-1992" "7" "15" 2.25 "646" 645 36 "" "Papua New Guinea" "" "" "" "Provinces - East Sepik, West Sepik" "Sepik" "3-May-92" "6-May-92" 4 "" "10,000" "12,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "71,650" 5.6 "Called Papua New Guinea's worst ever natural disaster." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "31" "3-May-1992" "0" "1" NA "647" 646 37 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Nimroz Province" "" "13-May-92" "26-May-92" 14 "7" "100,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "48,120" 5.8 "80 villages with a total of 25,000 residential units were completely washed away." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "32" "13-May-1992" "0" "2" NA "648" 647 38 "" "Kyrgyzstan" "" "" "" "Osh, Djalalabad" "" "16-May-92" "17-May-92" 2 "4" "22,336" "31,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "83,000" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "33" "16-May-1992" "0" "3" NA "649" 648 39 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "James Bay" "" "17-May-92" "18-May-92" 2 "" "800" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "88,080" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "34" "17-May-1992" "0" "4" NA "650" 649 40 "" "Uzbekistan" "" "" "" "" "Amu Darya" "1-Jun-92" "11-Jun-92" 11 "" "" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "16,360" 5.3 "Floodwater destroyed many fields as well as cotton and vegetable plantations along the river. River flow at 6,000 cubometers of water per second - level not registered in 20 yrs." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "35" "1-Jun-1992" "0" "5" NA "651" 650 41 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Colombo; Districts - Galle, Gampaha, Kalutara" "" "5-Jun-92" "8-Jun-92" 4 "14" "100,000" "500,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "11,670" 4.8 "19 inches of rain in 24 hrs in Colombo - new record. " NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "36" "5-Jun-1992" "0" "6" NA "652" 651 42 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Central and Southern Connecticut - Counties Middlesex, Hartford, New Haven" "Mad, Quinnipiac, Farm " "5-Jun-92" "6-Jun-92" 2 "" "250" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,610" 4 "Up to 8 inches of rain." NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "36" "5-Jun-1992" "0" "6" NA "653" 652 43 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Far East: Maritime Kray - Razdolnenskaya valley" "Kazachka, Borisovka, Ilistaya, Melgunovka, Komissarovka" "8-Jun-92" "8-Jun-92" 1 "" "" "" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "9,490" 4 "Severe damage to a major vegetable farm." NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "36" "8-Jun-1992" "0" "6" NA "654" 653 44 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan" "" "12-Jun-92" "1-Aug-92" 51 "93" "120,000" "3,700,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "491,100" 7.4 "Storms on July 22-29 hit the north of Sichuan, where about 60% of farmers suffered heavy losses. " NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "37" "12-Jun-1992" "1" "7" NA "655" 654 45 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hong Kong - Kowloon, Kwun tong, Sai Kung, Sha Tin, Tsuen Wan" "" "13-Jun-92" "15-Jun-92" 3 "" "31" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,230" 3.6 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "11" 0 "37" "13-Jun-1992" "1" "7" NA "656" 655 46 "" "Mozambique" "" "" "" "Southern region of Gaza province" "" "15-Jun-92" "15-Jun-92" 1 "53" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "38,010" 4.6 "Flash floods after long drought." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "38" "15-Jun-1992" "1" "8" NA "657" 656 47 "" "India" "" "" "" "Southern and Midwest regions; States - Gujarat, Kerala" "" "15-Jun-92" "23-Jul-92" 39 "90" "8,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "752,400" 7.5 "" NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "39" "15-Jun-1992" "2" "9" NA "658" 657 48 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Birobidzhan (Jewish Autonomous Region)" "" "20-Jun-92" "21-Jun-92" 2 "" "" "20,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "35,740" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "40" "20-Jun-1992" "2" "10" NA "659" 658 49 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Provinces - Haiphong, Quang Ninh, Thai Binh, Nam Ha" "" "20-Jun-92" "24-Jun-92" 5 "3" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "10,790" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "41" "20-Jun-1992" "2" "11" NA "660" 659 50 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Southern Chittagong District - 70 southern villages" "Shankha " "25-Jun-92" "25-Jun-92" 1 "2" "50,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "21,630" 4.3 "Highway connecting Chittagong and Cox's Bazar flooded." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "42" "25-Jun-1992" "2" "12" NA "661" 660 51 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangxi" "Min" "29-Jun-92" "14-Jul-92" 16 "228" "172,000" "76,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "393,000" 7 "60,000 people in 98 villages in Luobu and Yangbu townships in Zhejiang province's Jinhua county besieged by floods. The flood peak reached Fuzhou City, capital of Fujian province, on July 7 - water level over warning mark by 3.3 m. $76 million in damage in Fujian. Highest level in 50 years along Min River." NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "43" "29-Jun-1992" "3" "13" NA "662" 661 52 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Missouri - Jefferson City, La Grange, Hannibal" "Mississippi" "30-Jun-92" "6-Jul-92" 7 "" "600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "33,290" 5.4 "Mississippi river 12 ft over flood level - highest in 20 yrs." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "44" "30-Jun-1992" "3" "14" 1.8 "663" 662 54 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Krasnador Kray" "" "2-Jul-92" "9-Jul-92" 8 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "83,460" 5.8 "80% of grain crops in Krasnodar Kray destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "45" "2-Jul-1992" "0" "1" NA "664" 663 55 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangxi Province - Guilin" "Lijiang " "2-Jul-92" "5-Jul-92" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "12,860" 4.9 "Worst flooding in 40 years in Guilin - scenic resort town." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "46" "2-Jul-1992" "0" "2" NA "665" 664 56 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province - Dongting and Boyang Lakes; Yueyang" "Xiangjiang " "2-Jul-92" "21-Jul-92" 20 "96" "254,472" "56,660,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "65,830" 6.3 "Xiangjiang River over warning level by 2.85 m, reaching 37.85 m, the highest since 1976. 786,666 hectares of farmland floooded. Damage in direct loss caused by the floods has reached 850 million yuan (US$56.66 million)." NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "47" "2-Jul-1992" "1" "3" NA "666" 665 57 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Districts - Solukhumbu, Khotang" "" "4-Jul-92" "12-Jul-92" 9 "12" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "16,330" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "48" "4-Jul-1992" "1" "4" NA "667" 666 58 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Northern Iran: Bandar Anzali, Nowshahr; Caspian Region" "" "9-Jul-92" "10-Jul-92" 2 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,180" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "49" "9-Jul-1992" "1" "5" NA "668" 667 59 "" "India" "" "" "" "Assam State" "Naodehing " "10-Jul-92" "20-Jul-92" 11 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "28,220" 5.5 "200 villages submerged. Cropland flooded." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "50" "10-Jul-1992" "1" "6" NA "669" 668 60 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Sindh Province" "" "15-Jul-92" "10-Aug-92" 27 "94" "1,280,000" "4,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "137,600" 6.6 "320,000 houses destroyed. 5,500 head of cattle killed, crop damage in districts 20-100%." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "51" "15-Jul-1992" "2" "7" NA "670" 669 61 "" "England" "" "" "" "South and East England - Isle of Wight; Hampshire, Portsmouth, Surrey, Battle" "" "20-Jul-92" "20-Jul-92" 1 "" "120" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,060" 4.2 "Scores of homes and hotels evacuated." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "52" "20-Jul-1992" "2" "8" NA "671" 670 62 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon - Nueva Ecija Province" "" "21-Jul-92" "29-Jul-92" 9 "20" "" "3,600,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "5,260" 4.7 "Deforestation blamed for floods - caused by siltation, lack of flood control structures and unusually high rainfall levels." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "53" "21-Jul-1992" "2" "9" NA "672" 671 63 "" "China - Typhoon Gary" "" "" "" "Western Guangdong Province - Zhanjiang, Maoming, Yangjiang" "" "22-Jul-92" "23-Jul-92" 2 "1" "" "120,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "74,670" 5.2 "200,000 hectares of farmland, including 41,000 hectares of paddy fields, damaged. Zhanjiang - 66,667 hectares of sugar cane 13,333 hectares of fruit and 3,333 hectares of rice fields were flooded." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "54" "22-Jul-1992" "2" "10" NA "673" 672 64 "" "India" "" "" "" "Orissa Sate - coastal districts of Cuttack, Puri" "Mahanadi" "26-Jul-92" "7-Aug-92" 13 "16" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "44,020" 5.8 "8 districts and 3 million people affected. 50,000 hectares of paddy crops damaged." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "55" "26-Jul-1992" "2" "11" NA "674" 673 65 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Tuyen Quang Province" "" "28-Jul-92" "31-Jul-92" 4 "" "38,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,220" 4.4 "48 villages submerged. Tens of thousands of hectares of paddy fields and crops flooded." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "56" "28-Jul-1992" "2" "12" NA "675" 674 66 "" "China" "" "" "" "Inner Mongolia - Xilamulun He, Hohnut, Wanjia, Shuimo Provinces - Shaanxi, Gansu" "Xiliao He" "1-Aug-92" "20-Aug-92" 20 "111" "" "110,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "432,900" 6.9 "Flooding and landslides. 99,000 people affected in 10 counties, 52 towns, and 138 villages." NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "57" "1-Aug-1992" "3" "13" NA "676" 675 67 "" "India" "" "" "" "States - Maharashtra (Marathwada Region), Uttar Pradesh" "" "1-Aug-92" "3-Sep-92" 34 "40" "2,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "518,100" 7.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "58" "1-Aug-1992" "4" "14" NA "677" 676 68 "" "Burkina Faso" "" "" "" "Rongoussi, Ziniare, Tenkodogo" "Bagie " "1-Aug-92" "15-Sep-92" 46 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "266,300" 7.1 "Fields of millet, maize and sorghum swept away." NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "59" "1-Aug-1992" "5" "15" NA "678" 677 69 "" "England" "" "" "" "Northampton, Winterton, Lincolnshire, Doncaster, Medoc region of Bordeaux, Bayonee Region" "" "9-Aug-92" "9-Aug-92" 1 "9" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "23,850" 4.6 "Unprecedented levels of flooding." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "60" "9-Aug-1992" "5" "16" NA "679" 678 70 "" "Burma" "" "" "" "Pegu Division" "" "10-Aug-92" "20-Aug-92" 11 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "33,970" 5.6 "30,000 acres of paddy fields destroyed. 20,000 acres now replanted." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "61" "10-Aug-1992" "5" "17" NA "680" 679 71 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Sindh Province - Karachi" "" "10-Aug-92" "15-Aug-92" 6 "22" "3,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "7,350" 4.6 "Thousands homeless. Sugar cane fields flooded - millions of dollars in lost revenue. 6 in of rain in 12 hrs." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "62" "10-Aug-1992" "5" "18" NA "681" 680 72 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Maring, Tropical Storm Ted" "" "" "" "Luzon - Pangasina, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Benguet, La Union" "" "14-Aug-92" "29-Sep-92" 47 "45" "250,000" "56,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "70,410" 6.7 "Floods included areas affected by the Mt. Pinatubo eruption." NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "63" "14-Aug-1992" "6" "19" NA "682" 681 73 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong Province - Chaoshan Area (Shantou, Jieyang, Chaozhou)" "" "16-Aug-92" "22-Aug-92" 7 "6" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "33,610" 5.4 "Several people died. Flood waters destroyed highways, farmland, fish ponds, houses, and irrigation works along the coastal areas." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "64" "16-Aug-1992" "6" "20" NA "683" 682 74 "" "Mexico - Hurricane Lester" "" "" "" "Baja, Sinaloa" "" "23-Aug-92" "23-Aug-92" 1 "3" "10,000" "3,000,000" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "85,940" 4.9 "10,000 evacuated in Baja. Waves over 20 ft high destroyed roads and highways near coastal resorts in Sinaloa." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "65" "23-Aug-1992" "6" "21" NA "684" 683 75 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "Wadi Halfa, Kassala, Omdurman" "Gash, Nile" "23-Aug-92" "31-Aug-92" 9 "4" "1,600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "741,600" 6.8 "400 houses, food stores and silos destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "66" "23-Aug-1992" "7" "22" NA "685" 684 76 "" "USA - Hurricane Andrew" "" "" "" "SE Louisiana, Florida" "" "26-Aug-92" "27-Aug-92" 2 "20" "1,800,000" "20,000,000,000" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "68,140" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "67" "26-Aug-1992" "7" "23" NA "686" 685 77 "" "Guam - Typhoon Omar" "" "" "" "" "" "28-Aug-92" "28-Aug-92" 1 "" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "520" 2.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 0 "67" "28-Aug-1992" "7" "23" NA "687" 686 78 "" "China, Taiwan - Tropical Storm Polly" "" "" "" "Provinces - Zhejiang, Fujian, Shanghai" "Suzhou, Huangpu " "29-Aug-92" "2-Sep-92" 5 "168" "5,000,000" "350,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "166,200" 5.9 "100 kilometres of seawalls collapsed under the rains and high tides. Flooding and landslides. Damage estimate for Zhejiang alone at 2 Billion Yuan (US$350,000,000)." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "68" "29-Aug-1992" "7" "24" NA "688" 687 79 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Adelaide" "" "30-Aug-92" "30-Aug-92" 1 "2" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "12,880" 4.3 "Flash flood - worst in 30 yrs." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "69" "30-Aug-1992" "7" "25" 0.59 "689" 688 80 "" "Nicaragua" "" "" "" "Pacific coastline - El Transito, Masachapa" "" "1-Sep-92" "1-Sep-92" 1 "100" "16,000" "5,000,000" "Tidal surge" 1 "12,150" 4.1 "Offshore earthquake created huge tidal wave." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "70" "1-Sep-1992" "0" "1" NA "690" 689 81 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java - Tasikmalaya, Ciamis, Banjarnegara Bali" "" "2-Sep-92" "15-Oct-92" 44 "70" "15,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "98,560" 6.6 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "71" "2-Sep-1992" "1" "2" NA "691" 690 82 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Hindukush Mountains - Salang, Dhorband, Shaltuh valleys Gulbahar, Shoul Dara, Parwan Province, Kapisa Province" "Shutul " "3-Sep-92" "3-Sep-92" 1 "3000" "4,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "48,000" 4.7 "33 ft wall of water swept through the valleys, wiping out villages. Orchards, irrigation canals, 1,000 homes destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "72" "3-Sep-1992" "1" "3" NA "692" 691 83 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Siberia: Martime Territory - Nakhodka" "Ussuri " "5-Sep-92" "16-Sep-92" 12 "" "180" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "72,750" 5.9 "Many fields swamped, crops and rivers flooded." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "73" "5-Sep-1992" "1" "4" NA "693" 692 84 "" "Pakistan, India" "" "" "" "Northern and Central Pakistan - Azad Kashmir, Punjab Northern India - Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu" "" "8-Sep-92" "18-Sep-92" 11 "2750" "3,000,000" "2,400,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "873,400" 7.2 "Unprecedented levels of flooding. Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "74" "8-Sep-1992" "2" "5" NA "694" 693 85 "" "Hawaii - Hurricane Iniki" "" "" "" "Kauai, Nihau, Oahu" "" "10-Sep-92" "12-Sep-92" 3 "3" "25,000" "500,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "2,900" 3.9 "Worst storm to hit Hawaii this century. Kauai hit the worst." NA NA "" 0 "22" 0 "74" "10-Sep-1992" "2" "5" NA "695" 694 86 "" "India, Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "India: Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh" "" "12-Sep-92" "20-Nov-92" 70 "263" "20,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "552,600" 7.8 "" NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "75" "12-Sep-1992" "3" "6" NA "696" 695 87 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Veracruz, Oaxaca, Puebla, Campeche, Yucatan" "Rio Papaloapan" "17-Sep-92" "18-Sep-92" 2 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "182,400" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "76" "17-Sep-1992" "3" "7" NA "697" 696 88 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Regions - Illubaro, Kefa (Gambella)" "Baro" "20-Sep-92" "24-Sep-92" 5 "" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "87,640" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "77" "20-Sep-1992" "3" "8" NA "698" 697 89 "" "England, Wales" "" "" "" "Midlands, Bedfordshire, Leicestershire, East Anglia" "" "21-Sep-92" "26-Sep-92" 6 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "111,300" 6 "Some villages flooded with up to 3 feet of water." NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "78" "21-Sep-1992" "4" "9" NA "699" 698 90 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Adamawa State - Mubi area; Borno State - Madagali" "" "22-Sep-92" "23-Sep-92" 2 "9" "13,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "42,370" 4.9 "Property worth millions of naira including foodstuff and liverstock were destroyed in the flood." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "79" "22-Sep-1992" "4" "10" NA "700" 699 91 "" "France" "" "" "" "Southeast Provinces - Alpes Cote d'Azur, Rhone Alpes (Vaison-la-Romaine, Auvignon, Gigondas)" "Drome, Ardeche" "22-Sep-92" "22-Sep-92" 1 "38" "2,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "22,750" 4.5 "Deadliest in 34 years." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "80" "22-Sep-1992" "4" "11" NA "701" 700 92 "" "France" "" "" "" "Southern France and Corsica: Languedoc-Roussillon Province - Aude Region, Pyreness-Orientales Region, Rennes-les-Bains" "" "27-Sep-92" "27-Sep-92" 1 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,380" 4.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "81" "27-Sep-1992" "4" "12" NA "702" 701 93 "" "El Salvador" "Mexico" "Honduras" "" "Central America --El Salvador: Southeast Departments - La Union, San Miguel, Usulatan, San Viciente, La Paz --Mexico: Mexco City, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Guerrero, Vera Cruz --Honduras " "" "28-Sep-92" "2-Oct-92" 5 "7" "8,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "94,600" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "82" "28-Sep-1992" "4" "13" NA "703" 702 94 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Caspian Sea Coastline" "" "28-Sep-92" "29-Sep-92" 2 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "24,060" 4.7 " 2,700 buildings damaged - schools, factories, warehouses waterlogged; farms flooded." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "83" "28-Sep-1992" "4" "14" NA "704" 703 95 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Genoa" "" "28-Sep-92" "28-Sep-92" 1 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,080" 3.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 0 "83" "28-Sep-1992" "4" "14" NA "705" 704 96 "" "France, Italy, Spain" "" "" "" "France: Riviera, Nice, Monaco Italy: Piemonte, Veneto, Lazio, Campania, Genoa Northeastern Spain" "" "28-Sep-92" "8-Oct-92" 11 "12" "120" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "135,600" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "84" "28-Sep-1992" "5" "15" NA "706" 705 98 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Provinces - Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam-Da Nang" "" "5-Oct-92" "9-Oct-92" 5 "55" "7,579" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "51,510" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "85" "5-Oct-1992" "5" "16" NA "707" 706 99 "" "Montenegro (Yugoslavia)" "" "" "" "Kolasin, Mojkovac, Bijelo Polje, Savnik, Berani, Niksic, Pluzani, Danilovgrad" "" "6-Oct-92" "18-Oct-92" 13 "6" "6,140" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,390" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "86" "6-Oct-1992" "5" "17" NA "708" 707 100 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Kangaroo Creek, near Adelaide" "" "10-Oct-92" "11-Oct-92" 2 "" "280" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,760" 4.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "87" "10-Oct-1992" "5" "18" NA "709" 708 101 "" "England" "" "" "" "South East - London, Kent, Essex" "" "20-Oct-92" "21-Oct-92" 2 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,300" 4.4 "2 inches of rain in some places." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "88" "20-Oct-1992" "5" "19" NA "710" 709 102 "" "Vietnam, Thailand - Typhoon Angela" "" "" "" "Vietnam: Quang Binh, Quang Tri; 8 coastal provinces Thailand: Provinces - Surat Thani, Chumphon, Nakhon Si Thammarat" "" "28-Oct-92" "31-Oct-92" 4 "49" "3,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "69,560" 5.4 "Vietnam - destroyed crops covering thousands of acres and swept away hundreds of houses and bridges." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "89" "28-Oct-1992" "5" "20" NA "711" 710 103 "" "Philippines, Vietnam - Typhoon Colleen" "" "" "" "Philippines: Luzon - Mount Pinatubo, Manila, Quezon city Vientnam - central coast" "" "28-Oct-92" "30-Oct-92" 3 "3" "3,300" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "56,290" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "90" "28-Oct-1992" "5" "21" NA "712" 711 104 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Tuscany - Poggio a Caiano, Florence" "Arno" "31-Oct-92" "31-Oct-92" 1 "" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,330" 3.5 "3 ft of water in the streets of Poggio a Caiano." NA NA "" 0 "25" 0 "90" "31-Oct-1992" "5" "21" 0.59 "713" 712 105 "" "Montenegro" "" "" "" "Mojkovac" "Tara" "10-Nov-92" "15-Nov-92" 6 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,280" 3.9 "Flooding of the Tara River caused damage to the Mojkavac Dam. The dam prevents large amounts of highly toxic waste from endangering people and the environment. " NA NA "" 0 "25" 0 "90" "10-Nov-1992" "0" "1" NA "714" 713 106 "" "Albania" "" "" "" "Kruja, Lac, Lezha, Shkdora, Tropja, Mirdita" "Mati, Fani, Drimi" "17-Nov-92" "19-Nov-92" 3 "7" "2,000" "7,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "5,620" 4.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "91" "17-Nov-1992" "0" "2" NA "715" 714 109 "" "Thailand - Typhoon Forrest" "" "" "" "6 Southern provinces" "" "29-Nov-92" "29-Nov-92" 1 "3" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "25,180" 4.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "92" "29-Nov-1992" "0" "3" NA "716" 715 110 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Florida - St.Vincent Island" "" "29-Nov-92" "29-Nov-92" 1 "3" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "80" 1.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "25" 0 "92" "29-Nov-1992" "0" "3" NA "717" 716 111 "" "UK" "" "" "" "England and Wales - Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Bristol, Tredegar, Gwent, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan" "Severn, Lune" "30-Nov-92" "3-Dec-92" 4 "" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,630" 5 "One of the wettest autumns on record. In Gloucestershire, the river Severn burst its banks causing road chaos awidespread flooding. A 25-mile stretch of the river between Gloucester and the Severn Bridge overflowed with the Lydney area worst affected. " NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "93" "30-Nov-1992" "0" "4" NA "718" 717 112 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "North, North-Central, and Eastern Provinces - Valaichchenai, Batticaloa, Horowpathana" "" "17-Dec-92" "19-Dec-92" 3 "" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "29,670" 4.9 "Affected 18,700 families." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "94" "17-Dec-1992" "0" "5" NA "719" 718 113 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao Provinces - Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Surigao del Sur" "" "22-Dec-92" "27-Dec-92" 6 "6" "22,000" "2,300,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,080" 5 "The floods devastated at least 32 villages and damaged infrastructure, crops, livestock, houses." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "95" "22-Dec-1992" "0" "6" NA "720" 719 114 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces - Fars, Kerman, Hormuzgan, Sistan va Baluchestan" "" "23-Dec-92" "25-Dec-92" 3 "14" "3,600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "626,100" 6.3 "900 houses destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "26" 1 "96" "23-Dec-1992" "1" "7" NA "721" 720 115 "" "Zimbabwe" "" "" "" "Muzarabani communal lands, Masvingo, Bulawayo" "" "25-Dec-92" "27-Dec-92" 3 "1" "250" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "140,700" 5.8 "Worst flood in memory." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "97" "25-Dec-1992" "1" "8" 0.62 "722" 721 1 "" "Fiji and Solomon Islands - Cyclones Kina & Nina" "" "" "" "Fiji - Viti Levu Island Chain; Suva city, Labasa" "" "1-Jan-93" "3-Jan-93" 3 "21" "10,000" "64,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "9,800" 4.5 "\"Kina was the second cyclone to strike Fiji in four weeks\" DAMAGE:Fiji: 64,000,000CAUSE:Cyclone rains" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "1-Jan-1993" "0" "1" NA "723" 722 2 "" "Southern Iran" "" "" "" "Hormuzgan province." "" "3-Jan-93" "6-Jan-93" 4 "10" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "103,100" 5.6 "Begin date approximateCAUSE:Three days of heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "2" "3-Jan-1993" "0" "2" NA "724" 723 3 "" "Northwest Colombia" "" "" "" "Antioquia Department, town of Murindo, Turriquitado River" "" "5-Jan-93" "5-Jan-93" 1 "16" "" "" "" 1 "26,800" 4.4 "\"The flooding Turriquitado River swept through the low-lying town of Murindo in Antioquia department,\"CAUSE:nd" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "3" "5-Jan-1993" "0" "3" NA "725" 724 4 "" "Mexico" "USA" "" "" "Mexico - Baja California area: Tijuana, Colonia Los Laureles, Colonia Gavilondo, Tecate, Ensenada, Mexicali. Tijuana River. -- Southern California - San Diego County: San Diego's South Bay area, San Ysidro, Camp Pendleton. Tijuana River. San Bernardino County: Mojave River. Riverside County: Temecula, Murrieta and Canyon Lake flooded by Murietta Creek. Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County. -- Southeastern Arizona - Gila River at towns of Duncan and Winkelman. Salt River. San Francisco River at Clifton." "" "6-Jan-93" "20-Jan-93" 15 "36" "11,215" "164,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "24,000" 5.6 "\"The most extensive damage occurred in San Diego's South Bay area and Tijuana just across the border, where as much as 10 feet of water flooded city streets\" ... \"Baja tourism officials said Tuesday that Highway 1 was heavily damaged last week from Ensenada to La Paz, a distance of 850 miles on the 1,066-mile highway. \" -- Jan 15 \"Dams overflowed, rivers surged and flood watches were posted Friday across Southern California as another storm moved in from the Pacific, continuing more than a week of heavy rain.\" \"As more rain and some thunderstorms continued to hit the state, many dams and reservoirs were spilling over. In a rare occurance for California, which was in its seventh year of drought, flood control officials began releasing dam water as a precautionary measure. \" FATALITIES: Mexico: 28 -- CA: 8 DISPLACED: Mexico: 10,000 -- CA: 115 -- AZ: 1100CAUSE:\"relentless storm system that has hovered over California and the Pacific for about 20 days. Southern California has seen rain almost daily since the year began\"" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "4" "6-Jan-1993" "0" "4" NA "726" 725 5 "" "UK" "" "" "" "Central Scotland - Perthshire area, Perth, Kinross, North Muirton estate, Stirling, Tayside. River Tay" "" "15-Jan-93" "18-Jan-93" 4 "0" "500" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "2,045" 3.9 "\"\"The flooding has been caused by the combination of heavy rainfall and a rapid thaw of earlier snow. \"Large areas of land have been inundated and many properties have been flooded, requiring temporary evacuation of occupants.\"\" CAUSE:Melting snow combined with torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "4" "15-Jan-1993" "0" "4" NA "727" 726 6 "" "US South " "" "" "" "Southern Louisiana - Lafayette Parish, Covington, Baton Rouge, Opelousas, Lafayette, Bogalusa. Rivers: Vermilion, Tchefuncte and Bogue Falaya. -- Southern Mississippi - Pearl River County, Hobolochiatto Creek floods Picayune" "" "20-Jan-93" "21-Jan-93" 2 "0" "200" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "42,380" 5.1 "\"A storm dumped more than 10 inches of rain on the area Wednesday ... Streets and homes were flooded from Lafayette to Bogalusa\" ... \"\"At one point, some Lafayette homes along the Vermilion River had water up to the second story. Jan 20CAUSE:Torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "5" "20-Jan-1993" "0" "5" NA "728" 727 7 "" "Southern Iran " "" "" "" "Iran - Provinces: Kirman, Boir, Kohkiloye, Fars, Khuzistan and Khorasan; Bushehr, Yazd, Isfahan, Lorestan. Cities most hit: Birjand, Ganveh, Darab, Bandar Abbass, Bandar-Lengeh, Lengeh, Bastak and Lar. Khorramabad area; Jahrai, Zohreh and Kkashkan rivers. -- As of Feb 22 heavy rain still falling in Boir, Bushehr, Fars and Khuzistan." "" "3-Feb-93" "22-Feb-93" 20 "500" "300,000" "1,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "625,200" 7.1 "\"flooding in iran brought on by storms this week killed at least six people, damaged bridges, swamped villages and cut power supply, according to state-run iranian radio monitored here today\"  -- \"FLOODS HAVE CAUSED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE IN 11 PROVINCES, 50 CITIES AND 6,000 VILLAGES\"CAUSE:'Unprecedented' heavy rains casuing flooding and landslides" NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "6" "3-Feb-1993" "1" "6" NA "729" 728 8 "" "Southern Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao Island - Provinces: Agusan, Surigao, Davao del Norte. Cities: Surigao Butuan. Agusan River. --  Leyte island - town of San Juan" "" "1-Feb-93" "5-Feb-93" 5 "23" "90,000" "37,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "23,140" 5.1 "\"surigao and butuan cities, eight towns in agusan norte, and nine towns in agusan sur were under water as the agusan river breached its bank,\" CAUSE:Weeklong monsoon rains " NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "7" "1-Feb-1993" "1" "7" NA "730" 729 9 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java Island - northern coast from Indramayu District in West Java to Gresik District in East Java." "" "1-Feb-93" "5-Feb-93" 5 "54" "259,000" "19,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "19,200" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "8" "1-Feb-1993" "1" "8" NA "731" 730 10 "" "Southern Yemen  " "" "" "" "Provinces: Aden, Lahej, Abyan" "" "5-Feb-93" "10-Feb-93" 6 "31" "2,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "61,490" 5.6 "\"the flooding was caused by heavy seasonal rain in mountainous regions in southern parts of the arabian peninsula\" CAUSE:Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "9" "5-Feb-1993" "1" "9" NA "732" 731 11 "" "Northeastern Tanzania" "" "" "" "Ten villages in Lushoto and Korogwe Districts of the Tanga Region." "" "8-Feb-93" "12-Feb-93" 5 "54" "2,900" "3,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "42,100" 5.3 "\"the government has also banned tree harvesting in catchment areas, river banks and valleys, he added. he said it is scientifically believed that the recent floods in the country were a result of indiscriminate felling of trees.\" CAUSE:Flash floods  caused by unusually heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "10" "8-Feb-1993" "1" "10" NA "733" 732 12 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southwestern Arizona - Yuma County: Wellton- Mohawk Valley. 90-mile stretch of the Gila River " "" "23-Feb-93" "6-Mar-93" 12 "1" "1,600" "80,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,400" 4.9 "\"Heavy rains has forced billions of gallons of water over the Painted Rock Dam on the Gila River, flooding an estimated 10,000 acres of lush farmland in western Arizona and forcing several thousand people from their homes.\" CAUSE:Dam release due to a month of extensive rainfall in Arizona" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "11" "23-Feb-1993" "1" "11" 0.92 "734" 733 13 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Eastern Nebraska - Counties: Boyd, Butler, Colfax, Cuming, Dodge, Merrick, Platte, Sarpy, Saunders, Seward and Stanton. Towns: West Branch, Ashland, West Point, Wood River, Thomas Lake area, Grand Island Rivers: Platte, Elkhorn, Loup and Wood rivers" "" "7-Mar-93" "12-Mar-93" 6 "2" "1,500" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "25,230" 5.2 "\"Ice floes have dammed sections of the Elkhorn, Wood, Loup and Platte rivers, sending water coursing through farm fields, over roads and into basements.\" ... \"A 25-mile stretch of Interstate 80 between Omaha and Lincoln was closed early Wednesday\"CAUSE:Runoff from melting snow and ice jams" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "12" "7-Mar-1993" "0" "1" NA "735" 734 14 "" "Eastern Iran" "" "" "" "Two villages east of the town of Nahbandan in Khorasan Province." "" "17-Apr-93" "17-Apr-93" 1 "1" "8,000" "" "" 1 "5,300" 3.7 "\"Floods devastated two villages in eastern Iran ... About 800 houses were destroyed and 1,700 damaged, and at least 8,000 families were driven from their homes\" CAUSE:nd" NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "12" "17-Apr-1993" "0" "1" NA "736" 735 15 "" "Ecuador " "" "" "" "Municipality of Quito, Pichincha mountain area. In southeast Ecuador - mudslide blocks the Paute river in Rio Paute zone in Azuay province" "" "15-Apr-93" "15-Apr-93" 1 "77" "25,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "2,500" 3.4 "\"So far, several weeks of intense rains have caused seven deaths and dozens of injuries, along with the destruction of hundreds of houses and roads, in this city of a little over 1.5 million inhabitants\"  End date approximateCAUSE:Torrential rains causing flooding and mudslides " NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "12" "15-Apr-1993" "0" "1" NA "737" 736 16 "" "Northwest Columbia " "" "" "" "Taparto River burst overflowed near town of Andes in Antioquia Department. Flooding also reported in departments of: Amazonas, Meta, Tolima, Boyaca and Narino." "" "26-Apr-93" "1-May-93" 6 "55" "2,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "20" 2.1 "\"THE FLASH FLOODS AFFECTED A MOUNTAINOUS AREA OF ABOUT 20 SQUARE KILOMETRES IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ANDES\" CAUSE:Flash floods and landslides " NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "12" "26-Apr-1993" "0" "1" 1.38 "738" 737 17 "" "Chile " "" "" "" "Southeast part of Santiago city. Channels Las Perdices and San Carolos overflow" "" "3-May-93" "3-May-93" 1 "21" "1,225" "12,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,200" 3.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "12" "3-May-1993" "0" "0" NA "739" 738 18 "" "Southern China " "" "" "" "Guangdong Province - Bei River overflowed in 35 counties." "" "1-May-93" "7-May-93" 7 "65" "3,000" "903,000,000" "" 1 "72,700" 5.7 "\"The Beijiang (Bei River) overflowed after 35 counties in the province received more than 100 millimeters (four inches) of rain in the past week\" ... \"The floods also destroyed telecommunications facilities, power lines, dams and irrigation works,\"CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "13" "1-May-1993" "0" "1" NA "740" 739 19 "" "Tajikistan" "" "" "" "Kofarnikhon district; Dushambe city. Vakhsh River" "" "7-May-93" "8-May-93" 2 "" "9,000" "8,400,000" "" 1 "20,200" 4.6 "\"Flooding caused by heavy rain destroyed 3,000 homes, unleashed mud slides and caused millions of dollars in damage\" CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "14" "7-May-1993" "0" "2" NA "741" 740 20 "" "Argentina " "" "" "" "Buenos Aires Province - Salado River overflows. Towns: Junin, General Viamonte, Castelli, General Pinto, Las Flores, General Belgrano, Chascoms, 25 De Mayo, Roque Perez, General Villeges." "" "11-May-93" "15-May-93" 5 "" "" "400,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "247,100" 6.1 "extensive agricultural damage. End date approxiamteCAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "15" "11-May-1993" "1" "3" NA "742" 741 21 "" "Jamaica " "" "" "" "Clarendon, St Catherine, Portland, Kingston, St Thomas, St Andrew, Westmoreland, Trelawny." "" "19-May-93" "1-Jun-93" 14 "8" "1,600" "18,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,200" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "16" "19-May-1993" "1" "4" NA "743" 742 22 "" "Kazakhstan" "" "" "" "Atyrauskaya Region - Districts: Embinskyi, Kzylkoginskyi, Denizskyi. Flooding also in Zapadna-Kazakhstanskaya and Aktjubinskaya Regions." "" "26-May-93" "4-Jun-93" 10 "10" "30,000" "36,531,643" "Snowmelt" 1 "213,200" 6.3 "End date approxi,mate. Exchange rate in 1993 =930.70CAUSE:Melting snow and heavy rains" NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "17" "26-May-1993" "2" "5" NA "744" 743 23 "" "Somalia " "" "" "" "Upper Shabelle area, Rakeyle Omar Gudle. Jelib area south of Mogadishu.  Shabelle River" "" "29-May-93" "15-Jun-93" 18 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "90,680" 6.2 "\"The banks were washed out last November, causing major flooding in an area that once was one of Somalia's breadbaskets. An irrigation and reservoir system has fallen into disrepair over the past two years, adding to the problems\"  End date approximateCAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "18" "29-May-1993" "3" "6" NA "745" 744 24 "" "Southern Sri Lanka " "" "" "" "Columbo, Southern Kalutara, Galle, Matara and Ratnapura areas." "" "28-May-93" "7-Jun-93" 11 "8" "100,000" "310,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "13,960" 5.2 "June 5 \"heavy rains were the result of the depression in the bay of bengal and that the heavy rains followed by stormy winds will continue for few more days\" CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "19" "28-May-1993" "3" "7" NA "746" 745 25 "" "Haiti" "Cuba" "" "" "Caribbean --Haiti - Cayes and Gonaives. --Cuba - eastern provinces" "" "31-May-93" "2-Jun-93" 3 "20" "40,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "73,170" 5.3 "FATALITIES: Haiti: 13 -- Cuba: 7 DISPLACED: Cuba: 40,000 CAUSE:Several days of torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "20" "31-May-1993" "3" "8" NA "747" 746 26 "" "Tiawan " "" "" "" "Miaoli and Taichung counties; Taipei " "" "2-Jun-93" "6-Jun-93" 5 "10" "" "53,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,750" 4.6 "\"Recent heavy rains in central Taiwan have triggered landslides and flooding in many lowland areas ... floods have also damaged farm land, fishing ponds, plantations, roads, bridges and railways in central and southern Taiwan\" CAUSE:Heavy rains causing landslides and flooding " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "21" "2-Jun-1993" "3" "9" NA "748" 747 27 "" "India" "Bangladesh" "" "" "Northeast India - States: Tripura, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram. Districts: Barak Valley, Darimganj, Hailakandi, Khowai, Teliamura, Karimgang, Kailasahar, Dhalai, Kamalpur, Kancharmpur and Dharmanagar. Rivers: Brahmaputra, Barak, Singra, Kathkal, Manu. --Bangladesh - districts of Habiganj, Sylhet, Sunamganj, Zakiganj, Moulavibazar,. Feni, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar. Towns: Sylhet, Habiganj and Maulvi Bazar. Rivers: Brahmaputra-Meghna, Khowai, Manu, Dhalai, Kushyara, Surma." "Northeast India - Brahmaputra, Barak, Singra, Kathkal, Manu. --Bangladesh - Brahmaputra-Meghna, Khowai, Manu, Dhalai, Kushyara, Surma." "4-Jun-93" "22-Jun-93" 19 "238" "950,000" "28,600,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "259,000" 6.7 "India: \"vast stretches of paddy fields have been inundated in the district as all the rivers are flowing at the extreme danger level. road communication, train services and water and power supply were disrupted by the flash flood caused by incessant rains during the last few days\"  DAMAGE: India: 28,600,000 -- Bang: nd FATALITIES: India: 18 -- Bang: 220 DISPLACED: India: 700,000 -- Bang: 250,000CAUSE:Heavy downpours well ahead of the monsoon season in India and Bangladesh is causing this early flooding -- HECTARES FLOODED: Bang: 150,000 acres " NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "22" "4-Jun-1993" "4" "10" NA "749" 748 28 "" "China" "" "" "" "Southeast China --Guangdong Province - Guangzhou and Shenzen areas, fifteen towns. --Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region - Prefectures: Liuzhou, Guilin, Wuzhou, Yilin, Hechi and Qinzhou. Wuzhou City on the Xijiang River. --Guizhou Province. --Fujian Province - western section - " "Xijiang River" "25-May-93" "30-Jun-93" 37 "180" "17,150,000" "372,200,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "444,800" 7.2 "Guangdong -\"Fifteen towns and districts in the economically expanding region were hit by heavy rain, with precipitation totalling 585 millimetres. Some areas were under two metres (6.6 feet) of water\"  -- Guangxi: \"The Xijiang has been above danger level since June 20 and has flooded more than 20 thousand households and large areas of farmland around the city,\" -- Fujian - \"Storms from June 1 to 9 destroyed more than 3,000 houses, irrigation facilities and large areas of farmland in western Fujian\" DAMAGE: Guangdong:  $330,000,000 -- Guangxi: $21,700,000 -- Fujian: $20,500,000 FATALITIES: Guangdong: 84  -- Guangxi: 66 -- Guizhou: 11 -- Fujian:19' DISPLACED: Guangdong: 700,000 -- Guangxi: 1,000,000 -- Fujian 15,000CAUSE:Heavy rains HECTARES FLOODED: 145,000 ha in Guangdong " NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "23" "25-May-1993" "5" "11" NA "750" 749 29 "" "UK " "Ireland" "" "" "East Coast of Ireland - Dublin County: Baldoyle. Louth County: Nanny River at Duleek. --SW England - West Country counties of Devon and Cornwall. Towns: Bideford, Bude. --Wales - Towns: Llandudno, Conwy, Cardigan. Deganwy. " "Ireland - Nanny River --SW England - East Lyn River. --Wales -  Conwy, Teifi" "11-Jun-93" "13-Jun-93" 3 "8" "2,500" "30,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "4,400" 4.3 "\"Cars and caravans were swept away as torrential rain brought chaos to many parts of the country today. Worst hit was west Wales where the \"storm of the century\" forced 500 residents in the seaside town of Llandudno to flee their homes in the face of the rising flood waters\" ... \"Wales and the West Country were the worst hit by a 30-hour deluge in which some areas notched almost seven inches of rain - three times the average total for a normal June month.\"CAUSE:Rainstorms " NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "24" "11-Jun-1993" "5" "12" NA "751" 750 30 "" "Russia " "" "" "" "Urals/Sverdlovsk Region - Districts of Serov and Krasnotyurinsk. Dam break on Kavka River in Serov city on June 14" "" "13-Jun-93" "17-Jun-93" 5 "15" "3,000" "42,978,403" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,270" 5.1 "DAMAGE: 40BN RUBLES. 1993 exchange rate=930.70CAUSE:Heavy rains and snowmelt " NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "25" "13-Jun-1993" "5" "13" NA "752" 751 31 "" "Eastern China" "" "" "" "Zhejiang Province - floods in more than one third of the province. -- Jiangxi Province - washed out farmland in 36 counties. -- Hunan Province - Yiyang, Changde, Yueyang and Changsha areas. Jingzhou and Tongdao counties. Xiangjiang River. -- Fujian Province - northern section. -- Anhui Province. -- Rivers: Upper reaches of the Qiantang, Minjiang, Wujiang and Yuanjiang rivers; tributaries of the Pearl river; Ganjiang and Xiangjiang rivers, two tributaries of the Yangtze" "" "15-Jun-93" "8-Jul-93" 24 "132" "375,000" "860,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "432,800" 7 "Zhejiang - \"In some parts of Zhejiang province, a foot of rain has fallen since June 14\"  -- Jiangxi - \"During that period, 187 millimetres (7.4 inches) of rain fell, quickly swelling rivers which flooded 353,700 hectares (873,600 acres) of farm land and destroyed 43,600 homes.\" -- Hunan - \"most of central china's hunan province has been hit by heavy rainstorms since june 30\" ... \"in changsha, capital of the province, more than 3,000 houses in the western and southern parts of the city have been inundated.\"  -- Fujian -\"floods in the northern section of fujian province destroyed hundreds of houses, roads, bridges and irrigation works\" DAMAGE: Zhejiang: 526,000,000 -- Jiangxi: 260,000,000 -- Fujian: 74,000,000 FATALITIES: Zhejiang: 38  -- Jiangxi: 61 -- Hunan: 33 DISPLACED: Zhejiang: 355,000 -- Jiangxi: 20,000CAUSE:Heavy rains across eastern china between June 11 and 20 and continuing in early JulyHECTARES FLOODED:Zhejiang: 828,000 ha -- Jiangxi: 353,700 ha -- Hunan:160,000 ha  -- Fujian: 4,700 ha" NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "26" "15-Jun-1993" "6" "14" NA "753" 752 32 "" "USA" "Mexico" "" "" "Mexico - States: Campeche, Yucatan, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, Guerrero, Tamaulipas, Puebla and Oaxaca. -- South and East Texas - Willacy County, town of Raymondville; Starr County," "" "21-Jun-93" "23-Jun-93" 3 "9" "12,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "168,800" 5.7 "Tropical storm Arlene \"Three rivers overran their banks in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, leaving more than 1,840 people homeless\" ... \"The navy announced that emergency plans had been placed in effect in Campeche and the southeastern states of Yucatan and Quintana Roo, where at least 10,000 people had been displaced by flooding\" FATALITIES: Mexico: 7 -- Texas: 2 DISPLACED: Mexico: 10,000 -- Texas: 2000 CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "27" "21-Jun-1993" "6" "15" NA "754" 753 33 "" "Russia " "" "" "" "City of Barnaul and nearby rural areas. Ob River " "" "22-Jun-93" "30-Jun-93" 9 "" "" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "3,540" 4.5 "\"THE WATER LEVEL HAS EXCEEDED THE NORMAL ONE BY OVER ONE METRE ... FLOODING FIELDS AND WASHING OFF HOUSES, ROADS AND STREETS\" CAUSE:Melting snow and continuous rain " NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "28" "22-Jun-1993" "6" "16" NA "755" 754 34 "" "USA" "" "" "" "States: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas - in nine states along the mississippi, 479 counties have been declared flood disaster areas. -- Iowa - Towns: Davenport, Burlington, Iowa City, Eddyville, Ottumwa, Fredonia, Columbus Junction, Wapello, Coralville, Des Moines. Rivers: Iowa, Des Moines, Mississippi, Raccoon, Cedar. (all 99 Iowa counties federal disaster areas) -- Illinois - Towns: Niota, Meyer, East Hannibal, Hull,Valmeyer, Gulfport, Pontoosuc, Hamilton, East Dubuque, Oquawka, Grafton, Mosier, Hamburg, Keithsburg, Meyer, Quincy, Grafton, Prairie du Rocher. Rivers: Rock, Mississippi, Illinois, Big Muddy. -- Missouri - Towns: Alexandria, Gregory Landing, West Quincy, Annada, West Alton, McBride, Winfield, Peruque, Crystal City, Barnhart, Jefferson City, Lemay, Defiance, Waldron, Chesterfield. Rivers: Missouri, Mississippi. -- Wisconsin -towns: Prairie du Chien, Rivers: Mississippi. -- Nebraska, - June 28 lowland flooding was reported along the Missouri River in Nebraska from Plattsmouth to Rulo. -- Eastern South Dakota - Town: Dell Rapids along the Big Sioux River. -- North Dakota - Fargo and Moorhead, Minn, Red River" "" "24-Jun-93" "23-Aug-93" 61 "48" "31,000" "12,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "445,000" 7.7 "June - Mississippi River closed to navigation over 500 mile stretch from the Twin Cities to St. Louis. July 7 the Mississippi had sprawled 7 miles outside its banks north of St. Louis and thousands had been evacuated in Minnesota , Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, S Dakota. -- July 21 the Mississippi rose to a new record (47.1 ft) at St Louis extending 200 miles from Grafton, Ill., to Cape Girardeau, Mo. August 1 the Mississippi crested again at St Louis at another record level of 49.58 ft. -- August 23 barge traffic resumed on the upper Mississippi. On September 13 the Mississippi River fell below flood stage after 8- days above. -- \"The Great Flood of 1993 broke through or topped 1,082 of the 1,576 levees in the Missouri and upper Mississippi river basins. The levees sustained hundreds of millions of dollars in damage.\" CAUSE:\"From April - June the Upper Mississippi River basin avgd 16 in of rain, 5 in above normal\" -- \"persistent and unusual weather pattern\" HECTARES FLOODED: \"more than 16,000 sq miles of farmla\" Jul 18. -- \"41,600 sq km of soybean, corn, wheat\" Jul 21. -- 276,000 acres along 200 miles from Hannibal to Cape Girardeau" NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "29" "24-Jun-1993" "7" "17" NA "756" 755 35 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Koryn " "" "" "" "Luzon Island - Provinces: Pampanga, Tarlac, and Zambales. Mount Pinatubo area. Towns/cities: Baguio City, Manila, Concepcion" "" "26-Jun-93" "28-Jun-93" 3 "5" "22,700" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "19,660" 4.8 "\"More than 22,700 people fled rivers of mud and ash cascading down Mount Pinatubo volcano Saturday in floods triggered by typhoon Koryn.\" CAUSE:Typhoon rains trigger lahar " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "30" "26-Jun-1993" "7" "18" 1.56 "757" 756 36 "" "Mexico - Hurricane Calvin" "" "" "" "Mexico's Pacific coast - Oaxaca state: Oaxacan coast, Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Acapulco. Manzanillo-Puerto Vallarta region." "" "5-Jul-93" "7-Jul-93" 3 "28" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "147,700" 5.6 "\"The government news agency said 16 of the dead were from the states of Mexico and San Luis Potosi, where heavy rains caused mud and rock slides in the mountains of the central plateau.\" CAUSE:Heavy rain causing coastal river flooding and mud and rock slides " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "31" "5-Jul-1993" "0" "1" NA "758" 757 37 "" "North India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan " "" "" "" "India -- Punjab State (4,741 villages and 44 towns were inundated)- Districts: Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Ropar, Mansa, Ferozpure, Ludhiana. Towns: Patiala, Chandigarh, Ropar. Rivers: Ravi, Beas, Satluj. --Himachal Pradesh State - flash flood reported on Jul 8 in villages of Swar and Devgarh in Chohar Valley of Mandi District. --Haryana State - Districts: Hissar, Sonipat. Tohana and Jakhal areas, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Faridabad, Panipat, Sirsa. Rivers: Ghaghhar, Yamuna. --Jammu Kashmir State - Jhelum river at Srinagar city. --Assam State - Kamrup District. at least 50 villages submerged in Barak Valley. Brahmaputra River. -- Gujarat State - Sabarmati river --West Bengal State - Jalpaiguri district -- Bihar State - Jamshedpur town, Rivers: Subarnarekha, Kharkhai. -- other states - Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tripura. -- Nepal -- (flooding first reported on July 18) Districts: Makawanpur, Sharlahi, Taplejung, Panchthar, Kavrepalan-Chowk, Sindhuli, Chitawan, Rautahat, Dhading, Ramechhap, Okhaldhu Nga, Palpa, Sirahna, Dhanusa. Towns: Palung Bazar, Panchthar, Daman, Gaur. Katmandu isolated by floods. Rivers: Narayani, Trishuli, Bagmati, Palung, Manahara. -- Bangaldesh -- Northeastern Meghna River Basin and Southeastern Hill Basin. Chittagong Region. Districts: Bogra, Sirajganj, Netrokona, Pabna, Sirajganj, Sylhet, Brahmanbaria, Hobiganj, Cox's Bazar, Feni, Comilla, Khagrachari, Bandarban, Rangamati, Maulvibazar, Habiganj and Sunamganj. Rivers: Meghna, Padma and Jamuna. -- Pakistan -- Punjab Province districts of Narowal, Lahore, Sailkot, Kasur, Muzaffargarh, Gujranwala, Sailkot, Faisalabad, Multan, Khanewal, Lodhran, Rajanpur, Sheikhupura, Rahimyarkhan, Jhang, Bhawalnagar. Rivers: Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej." "" "8-Jul-93" "13-Aug-93" 37 "3083" "9,370,926" "100,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "531,500" 7.5 "India - \"in the northern state of Punjab, where the heaviest rain in two decades left 16 people dead over the weekend, and flooded two-thirds of Patiala city and some 1,100 villages.\" -- July 24 \"Nearly half of Bangladesh was under water Saturday after six days of relentless rain, and the death toll in four weeks of flooding throughout South Asia jumped to 2,100 people\"  -- Aug 13 \"While floodwaters have receded from the plains of the north, India's heartland, parts of the northeastern state of Assam still remain inundated.\" -- Aug 29 - \"Monsoon floods have begun subsiding throughout Bangladesh\" DAMAGE: India: nd -- Nepal: 100,000,000 -- Bang: nd FATALITIES: India: 1050 -- Nepal: 1800 -- Bang: 218 -- Pakistan: 15CAUSE:Unusually heavy monsoonal rain HECTARES FLOODED: Iia: 800,000 hectares -- Nepal: 24,000 acres -- Bang: 28,742 square kilometers. 520,000 ha -- Pakistan: 798,315 Acres" NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "32" "8-Jul-1993" "1" "2" NA "759" 758 38 "" "France " "" "" "" "Loire and Beaujolais areas. Town of Jassans. Rhone River at Villefranche-sur-Saone in Rhone region. The Vienne river spilled its banks at Limoges. Lot River at Villeneuve-sur-Lot." "" "6-Jul-93" "6-Jul-93" 1 "2" "100" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "2,740" 3.4 "\"Torrential rains and egg-sized hail pummeled southwestern France Monday night and early today, flooding rivers, sweeping away campsites, damaging the Beaujolais vineyards and killing two people. \" CAUSE:Torrential rains" NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "32" "6-Jul-1993" "1" "2" NA "760" 759 39 "" "China " "" "" "" "Jiangxi Province - northeast area, Jiujiang city and 9 towns. -- Hunan Province - Xiangjiang, Zijiang and Yuanjiang river areas. Li Shui River valley. Counties: Yongshun, Sangzhi. Cities: Dayong, Changde. -- Guangxi - Hechi and Liuzhou prefectures. Liujiang River flooded in Liuzhou city. Wuzhou city at the confluence of Xijiang, Xunjiang and Guijiang rivers." "" "3-Jul-93" "31-Jul-93" 29 "367" "1,003,000" "570,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,000" 5.7 "Jiangxi - \"... several rivers in northeast Jiangxi to break their banks ... Nine towns with 210,000 residents were marooned by flood waters\" -- Hunan -\"floods in central Hunan province had killed 78 people in 10 days\" ... \"some 72 counties, 1,555 towns and townships and 17,270 villages in the province were affected by floods\"  -- Guangxi -\"the region experienced record torrential rains for five days in succession ... the hilly city of wuzhou at the confluence of xijiang, a tributary of the pearl river, xunjiang and guijiang rivers has suffered the most. streets, markets, storage facilities and the port in the eastern part of the city are flooded\" DAMAGE: Jiangxi: 205,000,000 -- Hunan: 175,000,000 -- Guangxi: 190,000,000 FATALITIES: Jiangxi: 42 -- Hunan: 129 -- Guangxi: 196 DISPLACED4/17/2003 Jiangxi: 210,000 -- Hunan: 500,000 -- Guangxi: 293,000 -- CAUSE:Rains which fell from July 1-5. More rains in Hunan starting Jul 17. HECTARES FLOODED: Hunan: 646,000 ha -- Guangxi: 65,000 ha" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "33" "3-Jul-1993" "1" "3" NA "761" 760 40 "" "Ethiopia " "" "" "" "Southeastern part of country. Also Gambellar region in southwest " "" "24-Apr-93" "28-Jul-93" 96 "" "120,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "180,400" 7.2 "\"ethiopia has witnessed heavy and abnormal rains since april in many parts of the country, especially in its southeastern part. as a result, many rivers have overflown their banks, destroying farms, causing losses of life and extensive damage to property\" CAUSE: Heavy rains" NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "34" "24-Apr-1993" "2" "4" NA "762" 761 41 "" "China " "" "" "" "Inner Mongolia - Chifeng City area, Jarun Banner. Olji Moron river" "" "26-Jul-93" "15-Aug-93" 21 "72" "200,000" "220,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "56,900" 6.3 "\"Inner Mongolia's Olji Moron river is also overflowing its banks, carrying water at the highest flood level since monitoring began in 1958, Xinhua said.\"  End date approximateCAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "35" "26-Jul-1993" "3" "5" NA "763" 762 42 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Leshan city, Leshan prefecture. Emeishan city, Mount Emei area" "" "27-Jul-93" "1-Aug-93" 6 "41" "7,000" "27,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,500" 4.8 "\"The record rainfall cut off all access roads to Emei City, a popular tourist destination, when it dropped 21 inches (52 mm) of rain in as many hours and inundated the city's railway station with 5 feet (1.5 m) of floodwater. \" CAUSE:Three days heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "36" "27-Jul-1993" "3" "6" NA "764" 763 43 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Buryatia (a republic in southern Siberia in the Transbaikal area) - Districts: Kyakhtinsky, Dzhidinsky, Selenginsky, Kaban, Tarbagai. Villages: Naushki, Khoronkhoi, Ust-Kyakhta, Deben, Yenkhor, Shana, Yekha-Tsagan. also villages near Ulan Ude city. Rivers: Selenga, Dzhida, Djida, Cheka." "" "31-Jul-93" "12-Aug-93" 13 "4" "30,000" "700,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "122,300" 6.4 "\"Coming hard on the heels of a drought, the floods southwest of Lake Baikal have left some 8,000 houses, 9,000 country homes and 1,200 kilometers (720 miles) of roads under water and forced authorities to evacuate low-lying areas of Ulan Ude, the republic's capital,\" CAUSE:Continuous torrential rains in Mongolia" NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "37" "31-Jul-1993" "4" "7" NA "765" 764 44 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Southern and western Japan --Kyushu Island - Prefectures: Kagoshima, Miyazaki. Cities: Oita, Kagoshima. Yoshinocho area. --Honshu Island - Yamaguchi. --Shikoku Island - Kochi" "" "28-Jul-93" "7-Aug-93" 11 "73" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,750" 5.4 "\"A seasonal rain front remained over a wide area of the the Japanese archipelago\" CAUSE:Heavy rains causing flooding and landslides followed by Typhoon Robyn on Aug 10 " NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "38" "28-Jul-1993" "4" "8" NA "766" 765 45 "" "Belarus" "Ukraine" "" "" "Belarus - Gomel Region: Petrikov, Zhitkovichi and Leltchitsy districts. Brest Region: Tolin, Luninets and Pinsk districts. Prypyat River. --Ukraine - Northern areas. Thearea, Rovno." "" "25-Jul-93" "12-Aug-93" 19 "6" "42,000" "180,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "85,360" 6.2 "\"IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF JULY 1993, BELARUS RECEIVED ABOUT THREE TIMES THE AVERAGE MONTHLY RATE OF RAINFALL\"  DAMAGE: Belarus:100,000,000 -- Ukraine: 80,000,000 FATALITIES: 6 DISPLACED: Belarus: 27,000  -- Ukraine: 15,000CAUSE:Heavy rains for 40 days -- HECTARES FLOODED: Belarus: 267,000 Ha  -- Ukraine: 300,000 Ha" NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "39" "25-Jul-1993" "5" "9" NA "767" 766 46 "" "Venezuela" "Nicaragua" "Honduras" "" "Central America --Venezuela - States: Miranda and Aragua. Caracas area, Maturin. --Nicaragua - South Atlantic coastal region. Zelaya province. Towns: Santa Ana,Wis, Bluefields, Siuna, Rosita, Bonanza. Rivers: Escondido, Kurinwas, Kamas, Rio Grande, Coco. --Honduras - Mosquitia region, Cruta and Segovia rivers" "Nicaragua - Escondido, Kurinwas, Kamas, Rio Grande, Coco. --Honduras - Cruta and Segovia rivers" "7-Aug-93" "12-Aug-93" 6 "90" "47,800" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "75,800" 5.7 "Tropical Storm Bret  \"Torrential rains that lasted more than six hours sparked mudslides that buried makeshift wooden and tin-plate homes as Bret began battering the capital late Saturday, packing winds of 90 kilometers (55 miles) an hour\"  FATALITIES: Venezuela: 86 -- Nicaragua:4 DISPLACED: Venezuela: 5000 -- Nicaragua: 40,000 -- Honduras: 2800CAUSE:Torrential rains from Bret" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "40" "7-Aug-1993" "5" "10" NA "768" 767 47 "" "China" "" "" "" "Eastern China --Shandong Province - 28 counties including: Linyi, Tengzhou, Dingtao. --Jiangsu Province - Suzhou,Wuxi and Changzhou. Wujiang city. --Zhejiang Province - 60 towns and 300 villages were flooded" "Jiangsu - Wujiang, Wuxian, Kunshan, Yangtze and Xinyihe. " "4-Aug-93" "23-Aug-93" 20 "101" "2,577,000" "121,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "112,500" 6.4 "Jiangsu: \"in the rivers of wujiang, wuxian and kunshan, water levels have surpassed the peaks of 1991\"  -- \"Tens of thousands of people were relocated as steady downpours in the first three weeks of August reached record levels in the hills and flatlands of Zhejiang province\" DAMAGE: Shandong: nd -- Jiangsu: nd -- Zhejiang: 121,000,000 FATALITIES: Shandong: 88 -- Jiangsu: 5 -- Zhejiang: 8 DISPLACED: Shandong: 2,500,000 -- Jiangsu: 5000 -- Zhejiang: 72,000CAUSE:Torrential rainstorms HECTARES FLOODED: Shaong: 853,000 ha  -- Jiangsu: 243,000 ha -- Zhejiang: 227,000 ha" NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "41" "4-Aug-1993" "6" "11" NA "769" 768 48 "" "Northeast Peru " "" "" "" "North east Amazon jungle region, especially Iquitos, Requena, Yurimaguas and Amazonas " "" "10-Jul-93" "20-Aug-93" 42 "" "300,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "134,900" 6.8 "\"300,000 flood victims, mainly farmers, who lost homes and crops after exceptionally heavy rains flooded large areas of Peru's north east jungle region, especially Iquitos, Requena, Yurimaguas and Amazonas\" CAUSE:Exceptionally heavy rains " NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "42" "10-Jul-1993" "7" "12" NA "770" 769 49 "" "Eastern Sudan " "" "" "" "Town of Gedaref flooded by Khor Abu Fargha stream." "" "18-Aug-93" "23-Aug-93" 6 "6" "300" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "30,820" 5.3 "\"during heavy rains last week, gedaref, a town 340 kilometers southeast of khartoum, was flooded by the overflown stream of khor abu fargha.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "43" "18-Aug-1993" "7" "13" NA "771" 770 50 "" "Philippines - Tropical Storm Rubing" "" "" "" "Luzon Island - Zambales and Pampanga provinces - Mount Pinatubo area. Towns: Castellejos, Porac. Manilla area. Sto. Tomas-Marella River" "" "19-Aug-93" "22-Aug-93" 4 "5" "10,000" "2,600,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,160" 4.5 "\"Monsoon rains since last Thursday have inundated several towns in three provinces surrounding Pinatubo volcano, triggering an avalanche of volcanic mud from its slopes\" CAUSE:Heavy rain causing floods and mudslides" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "44" "19-Aug-1993" "7" "14" NA "772" 771 51 "" "South Korea " "" "" "" "Southern coast area - cities: Namhae, Kwangju, Pusan" "" "20-Aug-93" "23-Aug-93" 4 "12" "3,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "11,570" 4.7 "\"Up to 11 inches of rain fell overnight in southern provinces, inundating vast tracts of farmland and leaving thousands of people homeless.\" CAUSE:Overnight downpour" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "45" "20-Aug-1993" "7" "15" NA "773" 772 52 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Nebraska - Sandhills region - town of Anselmo." "" "21-Aug-93" "22-Aug-93" 2 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "570" 3.2 "\"More than 2 inches of rain fell in Anselmo, a valley town of 200 people near Broken Bow, in about 30 minutes around midnight Saturday, Heilbrun said. That came on top of 4 inches Friday.\" CAUSE:Heavy rain on saturated soil " NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "45" "21-Aug-1993" "7" "15" NA "774" 773 53 "" "Mexico - Tropical Storm Irwin " "" "" "" "Veracruz state - \"seven rivers flooded\" including the Coatzacoalcos and two tributaries of the Papaloapan." "" "21-Aug-93" "23-Aug-93" 3 "" "3,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "22,340" 4.8 "\"Recent heavy rain began to subside Monday in the Gulf state of Veracruz, where authorities said some 3,000 people were left homeless after seven rivers flooded.\" CAUSE:Tropical storm Irwin and a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico " NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "46" "21-Aug-1993" "7" "16" NA "775" 774 54 "" "Japan - Typhoon Vernon " "" "" "" "Honshu Island - Tokyo city, Kanda River. Aizuwakamatsu." "" "27-Aug-93" "28-Aug-93" 2 "2" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,400" 3.7 "\"The typhoon, which was moving north in the evening, dumped more than 23 centimetres (nine inches) of rain on the capital Friday, a record for August and the third-highest rainfall ever\" ... \"Twenty-seven landslides and 3,028 flooded homes were reported in Tokyo and neighboring areas\"CAUSE: Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "46" "27-Aug-1993" "7" "16" NA "776" 775 55 "" "Southwest China " "" "" "" "Yunnan Province -  " "" "21-Aug-93" "1-Sep-93" 12 "152" "21,000" "78,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "77,050" 6 "\"The flooding in southwest China's Yunnan province washed away 7,800 homes and drowned 4,700 heads of livestock, as well as destroying 49,600 acres of farmland and damaging 626,000 acres more\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "47" "21-Aug-1993" "7" "17" NA "777" 776 56 "" "Northwest China" "" "" "" "Qinghai Province - Gonghe County in Hainan Tibet Autonomous Prefecture. Dam burst at Gouhou reservoir" "" "27-Aug-93" "27-Aug-93" 1 "242" "3,000" "26,000,000" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "6,800" 3.8 "\"Officials had not determined what caused the failure in the 231-foot-tall dam, which Wang said held back 109 million cubic feet of water. \" CAUSE:Dam break HECTARES FLOODED: 866 ha farmla 1,300 ha forests" NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "47" "27-Aug-1993" "7" "17" 1.05 "778" 777 57 "" "Southwest Japan - Typhoon Yancy " "" "" "" "Kyushu Island - Kagoshima prefecture, Kagoshima city area, towns: Kimpo, Kawanabe. -- Also western region of Honshu island. " "" "2-Sep-93" "4-Sep-93" 3 "35" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "880" 3.4 "\"Yancy, the strongest storm to hit Japan in more than three decades ... dumped up to two feet of rain as it churned across Kyushu, Shikoku and other southwestern areas\" ... \"The typhoon also swept away four bridges, triggered 74 landslides and damaged 34 roads\"CAUSE:Heavy rain causing flooding and landslides " NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "47" "2-Sep-1993" "0" "1" NA "779" 778 58 "" "Northern India and Western Nepal " "" "" "" "India -Uttar Pradesh State -  2,500 villages flooded in13 districts including Nainital, Kumaon, Bareilly, Moradabad, Pilibhit, Rampur. Towns: Gorakhpur, Nainital. All major rivers \"flowing above the danger level\" including the Rapti river. -- Nepal - Doti and Kanchanpur districts, Mahakali River flooded 3 villages." "" "9-Sep-93" "17-Sep-93" 9 "232" "4,590" "7,300,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "65,900" 5.8 "\"as many as 13 districts of the state were reported to be in critical situation as the major rivers flew above the red mark there. more than 2,000 houses have collapsed and 25,000 partially damaged while more and more areas are coming under the flood\" ... \"Most of the deluged areas were declared drought zones only two weeks ago\" DAMAGE: India: 7,300,000 -- Nepal: nd FATALITIES: India: 227 -- Nepal: 5  DISPLACED: India: 3000 -- Nepal: 1590CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "48" "9-Sep-1993" "0" "2" NA "780" 779 59 "" "Southeast Australia " "" "" "" "Victoria State - Towns: Traralgon, Gippsland, Maribyrnong, Melbourne area. Maribyrnong River" "" "15-Sep-93" "15-Sep-93" 1 "" "800" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "31,800" 4.5 "\"the floods, believed to the heaviest in years, have also closed more than 40 major roads throughout the state. power and phone lines were cut in some sections of the state by rising flood waters as much of the state has recorded more rain than the monthly average for september\"  End date approximateCAUSE:Torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "49" "15-Sep-1993" "0" "3" NA "781" 780 60 "" "Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras and Mexico - " "" "" "" "Central America --Nicaragua - Provinces: Matagalpa, Jinotega and Nueva Segovia. Towns: Bluefields, Puerto Cabezas, Rama, Matiguas. Rivers: Rio Grande, Siquia, Malacatoya.  --Costa Rica - southern Pacific coast and central parts of the country. Towns: Ciudad Cortes, Quepos, Parrita and Perez Zeledon. --Mexico - Veracruz State: Palma Sola and Panuco rivers, Tampamachoco lake area. Tamaulipas State: Blanco and El Tigre rivers. Other states: San Luis Potosi and Hidalgo. --Honduras - northeast Mosquitia region and northwestern San Pedro region" "" "16-Sep-93" "22-Sep-93" 7 "50" "38,600" "5,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "59,970" 5.6 "Central America - Tropical Storm Gert  Nicaragua - \"The town of Rama was partially destroyed as rivers in the area rose more than 40-feet above their nornal levels\"  DAMAGE:  Honduras: 5,000,000 FATALITIES: Nicaragua: 8  -- Mexico: 15 -- Honduras: 27 DISPLACED: Nicaragua: 4,000  -- Costa Rica: 600 -- Mexico: 7,000 -- Honduras: 27,000CAUSE:Torrential rains HECTARES FLOODED: Mexico: 33,000 ha in Hidalgo state. " NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "50" "16-Sep-1993" "0" "4" NA "782" 781 61 "" "Southern France, Northern Italy and Switzerland" "" "" "" "France - Five provinces along Mediterranean coast. Regions: Bouches-du-Rhone, Vaucluse, Savoie, Drome. Towns: Vaison-la-Romaine, Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, Pertuis, Toulouse, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, Valreas, Bollene. Rivers: Arc, Garonne, Lez, Rhone. -- Italy - Regions: Liguria, Piedmont, Lombardy and Valle d'Aosta. Genoa area. Areas of Como and Maggore Lakes. Udine city, Ivrea, Saona, Como, Turin, Valle d'Aosta, Aosta, Piedmont, Livorno. -- Switzerland - town of Brig near Italian border; Lake Maggiore in Locarno and Ascona." "" "22-Sep-93" "8-Oct-93" 17 "17" "1,700" "880,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "51,300" 6.1 "France -\"the storm has hit five provinces, especially in areas along the coast of the mediterranean. the report said that the storm had brought flooding and roads and bridges had been severely damaged.\"  -- \"Heavy rain cut off tunnels and roads at the Italian border and flooded Alpine villages, forcing hundreds from their homes\" DAMAGE: France: 87,700,000 -- Italy: 3,000,000 FATALITIES: France: 12 -- Italy: 14 -- Switzerland: 1 DISPLACED: France: 1700CAUSE:Series of thunderstorms, heavy rain in the Alps. " NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "51" "22-Sep-1993" "1" "5" NA "783" 782 62 "" "US Midwest " "" "" "" "Northeast Oklahoma - Ottawa County Towns: Miami, Wyandotte, Quapaw, Commerce. Tar Creek, Spring and Neosh rivers. -- Southwestern Missouri - Barton, St. Charles, St. Louis, Stone, Taney and Greene Counties. Jefferson City. Towns: Marthasville, Mexico, Valley Park. Rivers: Big River south of St Louis; Missouri River, Tuque Creek, Gravois Creek, South Fork of the Salt River, Cuivre River at Troy, Meramec River, James River. -- Southeastern Kansas - Crawford County. Towns: Girard, Pittsburg. Cow Creek. -- Illinois - Illinois River at Kampsville, Alexander County" "" "22-Sep-93" "28-Sep-93" 7 "" "2,500" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "31,700" 5.5 "\"Sandbaggers returned to duty and people still recovering from the summer's floods faced new evacuations and road closings brought on by colossal amounts of rain in parts of Missouri and Kansas on Friday\" -- \"Just northeast of Miami, the rain sent the Spring River to a record crest of 48 feet, 28 feet above flood stage, at Quapaw, Okla\" CAUSE:Torrential rains" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "52" "22-Sep-1993" "1" "6" NA "784" 783 63 "" "Hong Kong - Typhoon Dot" "" "" "" "Northern part of the New Territories -Villages: Sik Wu, Tin Ping and Siu Hang. Shenzhen River" "" "27-Sep-93" "28-Sep-93" 2 "" "1,200" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "280" 2.9 "\"more than 300 milimeters fell in the past 72 hours, twice the average rainfall for the whole of september\" CAUSE:Torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "52" "27-Sep-1993" "1" "6" NA "785" 784 64 "" "Eastern Mexico " "" "" "" "States of Veracruz, Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi. Cities: Tampico, Altamira and Veracruz" "" "28-Sep-93" "29-Sep-93" 2 "" "100,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "13,900" 4.6 "\"Heavy rain caused the River Panuco to overflow its banks, forcing as many as 12,000 people from their homes in the Gulf coast states of Tamaulipas and Veracruz. ... In Tampico, there were fears that the water could rise as high as it did in 1955 when flooding reached 6 feet in the city center\"CAUSE:Heavy rain continues after Hurricane Gert" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "53" "28-Sep-1993" "1" "7" NA "786" 785 65 "" "Northern Iran" "" "" "" "Gilan province - regions of Chaboksar, Kelachai, Rudsar, and the port cities of Anzali and Astara were flooded" "" "2-Oct-93" "3-Oct-93" 2 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,200" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "54" "2-Oct-1993" "1" "8" NA "787" 786 66 "" "Southeast Australia " "" "" "" "Victoria State -  northern and central area. agricultural area which includes the towns of Benalla and Wangarratta. -- New South Wales State." "" "3-Oct-93" "15-Oct-93" 13 "" "2,000" "3,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "4,160" 4.9 "\"the northern and central victoria has been flooded since last night, causing millions of dollars damage, ... the floods caused by torrential rain have blocked highways, deluged houses and cars, with many people having lost everything. ... reports said that the floods, believed to be the largest in years, also hit part of the new south wales state\"  End date approximateCAUSE:Torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "55" "3-Oct-1993" "1" "9" NA "788" 787 67 "" "Philippines - Tropical Storm Flo / Kadiang" "" "" "" "Central and northern Luzon Island - Provinces: Pampanga, Pangasinan, Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan, Tarlac, Bulacan, Bataan, Zambales. Towns: Floridablanca, Bagabag, Calumpit, Hagonoy, Pulilan, Paombong, San Simon, San Luis, Candaba and Arayat. Rivers: Angat, Pampanga, Candaba." "" "4-Oct-93" "12-Oct-93" 9 "57" "300,000" "6,790,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "35,870" 5.7 "\"Widespread flooding was reported throughout central and northern Luzon, the Philippines' main island.\" ... \"Dozens of villages in Pampanga, Tarlac and Zambales provinces around Pinatubo were buried in water swollen by volcanic debris\"CAUSE:Continuous heavy rains causing flooding and landslides -Flo struck the main island of Luzon twice" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "56" "4-Oct-1993" "1" "10" NA "789" 788 68 "" "Central Vietnam " "" "" "" "Phu Yen Province - Tuy Hoa town (54 dead throughout the province). -- Binh Thuan Province - Phan Thiet, Muong Man River. -- flooding also reported in other provices: Quang Tri, Da Nang, Khanh Hoa, Binh Dinh, Darlac and Binh Thuan" "" "2-Oct-93" "12-Oct-93" 11 "122" "15,000" "50,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "29,440" 5.8 "\"the rains, the heaviest so far this century with downpours of up to 1,044 millimeters, caused floods which completely paralyzed transportation and communications in the province.\"  \"weeklong flash floods last week 'crippled four provinces on the central Vietnamese coast.'\" CAUSE:Several days of torrential rain -- HECTARES FLOODED: Phu Yen - 3,500 ha  -- Binh Thuan - 20,000 ha Worst in Phu Yen since 1902." NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "57" "2-Oct-1993" "1" "11" NA "790" 789 69 "" "Trinidad & Tobago" "" "" "" "Western Trinidad - Port of Spain area" "" "5-Oct-93" "5-Oct-93" 1 "5" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,170" 3.1 "\"Five persons died as between 60 and 100 mm of rain pelted the northwest and west of Trinidad shortly after noon today. The rains fell for two hours swelling rivers, causing landslides, blocking roads and felling trees.\" CAUSE:\"Freak thundershowers triggered heavy flooding and mudslides\"" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "57" "5-Oct-1993" "1" "11" NA "791" 790 70 "" "South Africa " "" "" "" "Northern Natal Province - Umfolozi delta region - Umfolozi River" "" "6-Oct-93" "8-Oct-93" 3 "12" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,890" 4.2 "\"Heavy rainfall caused flooding in drought-stricken areas that left four people missing and dozens homeless, ... At least eight inches of rain fell this week in the northern Natal Province where the Umfolozi River overflowed its banks... \" CAUSE:Heavy rainfall " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "58" "6-Oct-1993" "1" "12" NA "792" 791 71 "" "Southern India " "" "" "" "Karnataka State - " "" "11-Oct-93" "21-Oct-93" 11 "35" "40,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "40,600" 5.6 "\"The rains that have been lashing Karnataka for more than 10 days sparked floods which destroyed roads, crops and hundreds of houses across 250 villages, forcing some 40,000 people to flee to safer areas\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "59" "11-Oct-1993" "1" "13" NA "793" 792 72 "" "Algeria" "" "" "" "Relisan province - Oued-Rhiou city. Flooding also reported in provices of Chlef and Tiarette." "" "19-Oct-93" "20-Oct-93" 2 "22" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "39,700" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "60" "19-Oct-1993" "1" "14" NA "794" 793 73 "" "France - Corsica " "" "" "" "Southern Corsica - three villages north of Porto Vecchio. Sainte Lucie and Propriano regions. Bonifacio. Cavo and Conca rivers" "" "31-Oct-93" "2-Nov-93" 3 "4" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,690" 3.7 "\"The Cavo and Conca rivers cut off roads, knocked out electricity and flooded dozens of houses in three villages north of Porto Vecchio, on the southern end of this French Mediterranean island\" CAUSE:Flash floods " NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "60" "31-Oct-1993" "1" "14" NA "795" 794 74 "" "Honduras " "" "" "" "Provinces: Yoro, Colon, Atlantida. Atlantic Coast cities:  Bonita Oriental, Tela, La Ceiba, Tocoa. Rivers: Aguan, Tocoa, Lean, Cerro Azul" "" "31-Oct-93" "3-Nov-93" 4 "174" "15,000" "6,500,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "6,650" 4.4 "\"entire families were missing in Tocoa, 300 miles north of the capital, where swollen rivers washed away entire villages and buried homes under tons of sand and silt.\" CAUSE:Torrential downpours " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "61" "31-Oct-1993" "1" "15" 1.05 "796" 795 75 "" "Hong Kong " "" "" "" "Kowloon, New Territories, Lantau Island, Hong Kong Island " "" "4-Nov-93" "15-Nov-93" 12 "2" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "1,100" 4.1 "\"The Royal Observatory said nearly 20 inches (500 mm) or rain was recorded overnight on outlying Lantau Island, where a taxi driver became lost in the downpour and drove his vehicle into a river\"  End date approximateCAUSE:Two days of heavy rains associated with Tropical Storm Ira" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "62" "4-Nov-1993" "0" "1" NA "797" 796 76 "" "Mexico " "" "" "" "Baja California Sur - areas of San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas" "" "4-Nov-93" "6-Nov-93" 3 "" "10,000" "30,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,660" 3.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "62" "4-Nov-1993" "0" "1" NA "798" 797 77 "" "Indonesia " "" "" "" "North Sumatra - Riau Province. Regencies: Labuhan Batu, Deli Serdang and Langkat.Town: Pekanbaru. Upper Siak River" "" "3-Nov-93" "16-Nov-93" 14 "5" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "44,230" 5.8 "\"Floods which have swept through the eastern Sumatra province of Riau in Indonesia for the past two weeks have damaged about 3,000 houses. At least three people were killed in the first week of flooding, triggered by heavy rains which caused the upper Siak River to overflow.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "63" "3-Nov-1993" "0" "2" NA "799" 798 78 "" "Southeastern India " "" "" "" "Tamil Nadu State - flooding in 12 districts including Udhagamandalam" "" "10-Nov-93" "14-Nov-93" 5 "95" "" "" "" 1 "40,500" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "64" "10-Nov-1993" "0" "3" NA "800" 799 79 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Eastern and Southern Missouri - Counties: Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Howell, Iron, Jefferson, Madison, Oregon, Reynolds, Ripley, St. Francois, St. Louis, Shannon and Wayne. Towns: Elvins, West Plains, Flat River, Fredericktown, Ellington Rivers: Castor, Little Mulberry Creek, North Fork, Howell Creek, Meramec, Gasconade, St. Francis and Big Piney. -- Central and Southern Illinois." "" "13-Nov-93" "16-Nov-93" 4 "5" "600" "" "" 1.5 "33,630" 5.3 "\"There was up to 6 feet of water in some areas\" ... \"Up to 6 inches of rain fell in less than 24 hours near Fredericktown in southeast Missouri\"CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "65" "13-Nov-1993" "0" "4" NA "801" 800 80 "" "Cuba " "" "" "" "Provinces: Guantanamo, Santiago de Cuba, Holguin" "" "24-Nov-93" "28-Nov-93" 5 "30" "51,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "19,320" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "66" "24-Nov-1993" "0" "5" NA "802" 801 81 "" "Southern Iran " "" "" "" "Province of Khuzestan - city of Andimeshk and 10 surrounding villages" "" "29-Nov-93" "30-Nov-93" 2 "3" "" "580,000" "" 1 "980" 3.3 "\"the flood surrounded 10 villages, killing 1,000 livestock and damaging several bridges. the flood destroyed many residential units, farmland and roads\" CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "66" "29-Nov-1993" "0" "5" NA "803" 802 82 "" "Southern Thailand " "" "" "" "Provinces: Nakorn Si Thammarat, Surat Thani, Songkhla " "" "27-Nov-93" "2-Dec-93" 6 "11" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "56,410" 5.5 "\"more than 70 roads and thousands of acres of farmland in five southern provinces are also inundated from three days of torrential rain\" CAUSE:Torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "67" "27-Nov-1993" "0" "6" NA "804" 803 83 "" "Central Philippines " "" "" "" "Leyte Island - Province of Leyte - Abuyog town and surrounding villages: villages of Buaya, Malagincay, Buhay, Latoc, Budburon, Hampipila, Mahagna, Mahaplag" "" "29-Nov-93" "1-Dec-93" 3 "27" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "360" 3 "\"16 houses were washed away late Wednesday in several villages in Abuyog town, 350 miles south of Manila after heavy rains pounded the remote mountain area for two days\" CAUSE:Flashfloods caused by heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "67" "29-Nov-1993" "0" "6" NA "805" 804 84 "" "Southeastern India " "" "" "" "Tamil Nadu State - Northern coastal areas including Pondicherry and Madras. more than 60 coastal villages submerged." "" "4-Dec-93" "15-Dec-93" 12 "70" "45,000" "216,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "7,960" 5 "\"The storm brought torrential rains that triggered flash floods, landslides and house collapses ... Vast tracts of farmland were inundated\" ... \"In Pondicherry ... the overflowing Sattanur Dam swamped residential areas, forcing hundreds to flee\" End date approximateCAUSE:Typhoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "68" "4-Dec-1993" "0" "7" NA "806" 805 85 "" "Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand- Typhoons Lola and Manny" "" "" "" "Philippines (Lola followed by Manny) -- Southeastern Luzon Island - Camarines Sur province, Naga city, Naga River. Catanduanes Island. Marinduque Island. Mindoro Island. Samar Island. -- Southern Vietnam (Lola) - Khanh Hoa and Ninh Thuan provinces. -- Southern Thailand (Manny) - Phatthalung Province; Nakhon Si Thammarat" "" "5-Dec-93" "13-Dec-93" 9 "353" "598,000" "5,700,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "46,900" 5.6 "Philippines - \"Typhoon Lola alone killed 230 people, left 583,000 persons homeless and damaged crops, infrastructure and livestock worth 574 million pesos\" -- Vietnam -\"The typhoon damaged more than 8,000 houses and 200 schools in Khanh Hoa and Ninh Thuan provinces. It destroyed 16,500 hectares of corn, cassava, and tobacco, and flooded more than 11,000 hectares of rice\"  DAMAGE: Vietnam: 4,500,000 -- Thailand: 1,300,000 FATALITIES: Philippines: 275 -- Vietnam: 78 DISPLACED: Philippines: 583,000 -- Vietnam: 15,000CAUSE:Typhoon rains HECTARES FLOODED: Vietnam: 27,500 ha " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "69" "5-Dec-1993" "0" "8" NA "807" 806 86 "" "China " "" "" "" "Inner Mongolia - Several towns in Dengkou County, Yellow River" "" "7-Dec-93" "15-Dec-93" 9 "" "5,200" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "12,100" 5 "\"The waters toppled at least 80 houses and flooded 1,250 others\"  End date approximateCAUSE:Ice Jam flood " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "70" "7-Dec-1993" "0" "9" NA "808" 807 87 "" "Peru " "" "" "" "Departments: Junin, Huancavelica, Pasco, Apurimac, Huanuco, . Districts: Huayucachi, El Tambo, Chupaca and Chilca. Ancash region. Towns: Tingo Maria, Huancayo. Rivers: Huallaga River " "" "8-Dec-93" "15-Dec-93" 8 "" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "162,300" 6.1 "\"torrential rains and floods have stricken nearly all parts of peru, causing serious damage to houses and crops\" ... \"\"Flooding rivers and landslides swept away 1,050 homes in the Amazon jungle and Andes Mountains of Peru as the South American country's rainy season got underway. End date approximateCAUSE:Heavy rainfalls which normally appear in february and march have arrived early " NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "71" "8-Dec-1993" "1" "10" NA "809" 808 88 "" "Costa Rica and Panama" "" "" "" "Central and Eastern Costa Rica - Districts: Alamancha, Limon, Matinia, Paraiso, Turrialba, Sarapiqui, Siquirres, Talamanca. -- Panama -Bocas del Toro" "" "9-Dec-93" "12-Dec-93" 4 "4" "17,000" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,330" 4.8 "Costa Rica \"THE SAN JOSE- LIMON HIGHWAY (BETWEEN THE CAPITAL AND THE MAJOR PORT) IS ALSO FLOODED. SEVERAL BRIDGES HAVE BEEN SWEPT AWAY AND MANY BANANA PLANTATIONS ARE INUNDATED BY UP TO 2 METERS OF WATER\"  DAMAGE: Panama: millions  FATALITIES: 4 DISPLACED: Costa Rica: 15,000 -- Panama: 2000CAUSE:Heavy rains causing floods and landslides" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "72" "9-Dec-1993" "1" "11" NA "810" 809 89 "" "Northeastern Sri Lanka " "" "" "" "Districts in the Northern Jaffna peninsula: Batticaloa, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura, Northern Mannar, Vavuniya and Trincomalee. More flooding on Dec 25 in Polonnaruwa, Gallella, Manampitiya and Yakurai areas" "" "15-Dec-93" "27-Dec-93" 13 "" "500,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "24,700" 5.7 "\"about 100,000 families now rendered homeless due to floods in sri lanka's northern, eastern and north central districts, social services authorities here said today. the eastern district of batticaloa is the worst hit with its entire coastal belt going under water, they said noting that at least 35,000 families remained homeless there alone\" CAUSE:\"Unprecedented rains\" " NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "73" "15-Dec-1993" "1" "12" NA "811" 810 90 "" "Northwest Columbia " "" "" "" "Antioquia province town of Dabeiba. Desmotadora River" "" "16-Dec-93" "18-Dec-93" 3 "35" "150" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,950" 3.8 "\"The Desmotadora river flooded as the result of torrential rain that washed away at least 30 homes in the town of Dadeiba in a barrage of mud, rocks and debris\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "17" 0 "73" "16-Dec-1993" "1" "12" NA "812" 811 91 "" "Southern Thailand " "" "" "" "Provinces: Trang, Yala, Narathiwat. Districts: Muang, Palian and Huai. Cities: Nakhorn Srithamarat, Trang" "" "16-Dec-93" "29-Dec-93" 14 "41" "2,000" "80,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "42,420" 5.8 "\"trang province's districts of muang, palian and huai yot has begun to drop from 3-3.5 meters to 1-1.5 meters. travel between muang to kantang is severed because the strong current has washed away a section of road for almost half a kilometer.\" CAUSE:Week-long torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "74" "16-Dec-1993" "1" "13" NA "813" 812 92 "" "Western Europe" "" "" "" "Southern Germany -- States: Saarland, Rheinland-Palatinate, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria. Cities: Koblenz, Trier, Saarbruecken, Nuremberg,, Cologne, Bonn, Heidelberg, Bad Kreuznach, Cochem. Rivers: Mosel, Saar, Rhine, Neckar, Aisch, Nahe. -- Northern France - Lorraine and Ardennes. Towns: Givet, Landrichamps, Lille, Picardy, Soissons, Compiegne. Rivers: Muese, Houille, Oise, Moselle, Aisne. Flooding spreads to central France by Dec 29 where the Seine and its tributaries, the Oise and Marne, flood areas around Compiegne and Paris -- Southern Belgium - Provinces: Limburg, Namur province. Sambre valley. Towns: Maaseik, . Rivers: Muese, Sambre. -- Netherlands - Provinces: Limburg and Gelderland. Maastricht, Roermond, Venlo, Rotterdam area. Muese River. -- Czech Republic -- 4 rivers overflow in theWest Bohemia area" "" "21-Dec-93" "31-Dec-93" 11 "11" "48,000" "1,142,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 2 "261,100" 6.8 "Germany \"In Trier, near the border with Luxembourg, Mosel reached 11.28 m, its highest level in 200 yrs.\" \"In Saarland the Saar River was 19 ft above normal, highest since devastating flood in May 1970. \" \"In Heidelberg, Neckar river hit its high of the century overnight at 9.8 meters\" \"The Rhine swept to its greatest height in 67 yrs Thursday, flooding Cologne\" -- France \"In Ardennes, N France, the Meuse rose to record levels of 5.05 m, flooding half of Givet, close to the Belgian border, and cutting off neighbouring villages\" -- Belgium \"In southern Belgium - Namur province - Meuse reached highest level this century.\" -- Netherlands \"The Rhine reached its highest level this century in Arnhem, breaking a record set in 1926 by 12 cm\" DAMAGE: Germany: 580,000,000  -- France: 510,000,000 -- Netherlands: 52,000,000 FATALITIES: Germany: 4 -- France: 4 -- Belgium: 1 -- Netherlands: 1 -- Czech: 1 DISPLACED: Germany: 25,000 -- France: 8000 -- Belgium: 2000 -- Netherlands: 13,000 CAUSE: Several days of torrential rain and snowmelt" NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "75" "21-Dec-1993" "2" "14" NA "814" 813 93 "" "Northeast Malaysia " "" "" "" "Kelantan state - Kota Bahru, Pasir Mas, Tumpat, Kuala Krai. Other states affected were Trengganu, Pahang, Perak, Johore and Sabah. Padas River" "" "22-Dec-93" "27-Dec-93" 6 "23" "20,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "103,800" 5.8 "\"In and around the capital of Kelantan, Kota Bahru ... 26 villages and 25 roads have been flooded with water between 1.35 meter (4.42 feet) and 0.15 meter (0.5 feet), officials said. \" CAUSE:Annual monsoon rains " NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "76" "22-Dec-1993" "2" "15" NA "815" 814 94 "" "Ukraine " "" "" "" "Zakarpatskaya (Transcarpathia) region " "" "20-Dec-93" "24-Dec-93" 5 "5" "25,000" "159,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,260" 4.3 "\"The latest statistics released by the government's flood-relief committee also showed that 139 residential areas and 15,000 buildings have been inundated and large numbers of communication lines, roads and bridges destroyed.\" CAUSE:\"three-day consecutive rains on december 20-22 throughout the region\" " NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "77" "20-Dec-1993" "2" "16" NA "816" 815 95 "" "Southern Israel " "" "" "" "Dead Sea area. Eilat town. Ein Gedi nature reserve" "" "23-Dec-93" "23-Dec-93" 1 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "3,180" 3.7 "\"The rainfall that began overnight in southern Israel was equal to the average rain the area receives in a year. The flooding disrupted traffic on all the major highways in the south, cutting off the southern resort of Eilat.\" CAUSE:\"Extraordinary rainfall\"  Worst flooding in 25 yrs in Negev." NA NA "" 0 "18" 0 "77" "23-Dec-1993" "2" "16" NA "817" 816 96 "" "Indonesia " "" "" "" "Java Island -West Java province districts: Tanggerang, Serang and Lebak; Cidurian and Ciujung rivers " "" "26-Dec-93" "27-Dec-93" 2 "2" "8,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "4,050" 3.9 "\"At least two people were swept away by the floods water in Tanggerang district, while thousands of acres of farm plantations were seriously damaged.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "18" 0 "77" "26-Dec-1993" "2" "16" NA "818" 817 97 "" "Philippines -Typhoon Nell  " "" "" "" "Mindanao Island - Surigao del Norte province and Butuan City " "" "27-Dec-93" "28-Dec-93" 2 "6" "12,000" "7,400,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "1,260" 3.4 "\"Drownings were reported in Surigao del Norte province and Butuan City, which were hit by massive flooding that destroyed at least 208 million pesos (7.43 million dollars) worth of houses and public infrastructure\" CAUSE:Typhoon rains " NA NA "" 0 "18" 0 "77" "27-Dec-1993" "2" "16" NA "819" 818 98 "" "Papua New Guinea " "" "" "" "Central highlands, Chimbu Province" "" "29-Dec-93" "30-Dec-93" 2 "14" "3,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,590" 4.3 "\"a fierce storm hit villages in the western highlands and chimbu province of papua new guinea (png) early today, leaving at least 14 people dead and more missing. \" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "78" "29-Dec-1993" "2" "17" NA "820" 819 99 "" "UK " "" "" "" "Southern England - West Sussex and Kent .Towns: Polperro, Uckfield, Barnham, Lamberhurst area. Rivers: Pol, Uck, Tiese, the Lesser Tiese and the Beult" "" "30-Dec-93" "31-Dec-93" 2 "0" "300" "" "" 1 "5,370" 4 "\"The dampest winter in 12 years has left parts of southern England from Kent to Cornwall flooded after weeks of heavy rain\"  worst flooding in 17 yrs on the River Pol" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "79" "30-Dec-1993" "2" "18" 0.61 "821" 820 1 "" "Philippines - Storm Akang" "" "" "" "Southern Luzon: Sorsogon Province - Manito Visayas Northern Mindanao" "" "4-Jan-94" "8-Jan-94" 5 "29" "14,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "44,230" 5.3 "Flashfloods and landslides. 49 missing and feared dead." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "4-Jan-1994" "0" "1" NA "822" 821 2 "" "Tanzania" "" "" "" "Southeast Tanzania: Kilwa district - Lindi region - Kinjumbi, Mtiyarambungo Villages." "Hanga" "9-Jan-94" "13-Jan-94" 5 "31" "7,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "65,600" 5.5 "1,400 acres of farmland were devastated." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "2" "9-Jan-1994" "0" "2" NA "823" 822 3 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Java - Bandung District" "Citarum" "12-Jan-94" "22-Jan-94" 11 "10" "50,700" "1,900,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,210" 5.1 "39 villiages swamped, flood waters over 8 ft. Rice fields and about 12,500 houses, offices, schools and other public buildings flooded." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "3" "12-Jan-1994" "0" "3" NA "824" 823 4 "" "Australia - Cyclone Rewa" "" "" "" "Brisbane, Great Barrier Reef area" "" "16-Jan-94" "20-Jan-94" 5 "13" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "120,900" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "4" "16-Jan-1994" "0" "4" NA "825" 824 5 "" "Papua New Guinea - Cyclone Rewa" "" "" "" "Southeastern Papua New Guinea" "" "16-Jan-94" "20-Jan-94" 5 "9" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "65,500" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "5" "16-Jan-1994" "0" "5" NA "826" 825 6 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central Java - Brebes district, Banjumas Region East Java" "" "28-Jan-94" "31-Jan-94" 4 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "59,040" 5.4 "Flooding in Brebes over 2 meters. Destroyed dozens of houses and hundreds of hectares of shrimp and fish ponds." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "6" "28-Jan-1994" "0" "6" NA "827" 826 7 "" "Colombia" "" "" "" "Town of Florida" "Fraile" "31-Jan-94" "2-Feb-94" 3 "16" "60,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,300" 4.1 "Flooding and mudslides. Fraile River swelled and formed a mudslide 12 ft deep." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "7" "31-Jan-1994" "0" "7" NA "828" 827 8 "" "Madagascar - Cyclones Daisy and Geralda" "" "" "" "Antananarivo, Toamasina " "" "31-Jan-94" "16-Feb-94" 17 "200" "50,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "143,000" 6.4 "Rice crops severely damaged." NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "8" "31-Jan-1994" "1" "8" NA "829" 828 9 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Jungle and Andes Provinces: Junin, Cajamarca, Jauja, Satipo, Oxapampa" "Perene, Mantaro " "31-Jan-94" "20-Feb-94" 21 "63" "12,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "609,300" 7.1 "5,000 acres of fruit plantations destroyed. 25,000 acres (10,000 hectares) of agricultural land damaged or destroyed. 15 of 25 provinces affected." NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "9" "31-Jan-1994" "2" "9" NA "830" 829 10 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "North Sumatra Province: Medan district - Lumban Julu Village" "Binangajulu, Denai, Deli" "11-Feb-94" "14-Feb-94" 4 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,420" 4.9 "Destroyed rice barns and killed livestock." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "10" "11-Feb-1994" "2" "10" NA "831" 830 11 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Southeast - Chittagong City" "" "26-Feb-94" "2-Mar-94" 5 "13" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,730" 4.5 "Tens of thousands of hectares of farmlands devastated. Bridges, highways, and houses swept away." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "11" "26-Feb-1994" "2" "11" NA "832" 831 12 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Lima, Batanchaca, Callao" "Rimac" "27-Feb-94" "6-Mar-94" 8 "17" "120,000" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "27,660" 5.6 "Flooding and rockslide. Worst flooding of the Rimac River in 2 yrs as a result of torrential rain in the Andean highlands. Worst flooding in Lima's history." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "12" "27-Feb-1994" "2" "12" 0.2 "833" 832 13 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Khorasan province: Torbat-e-heidariyeh" "" "11-Mar-94" "14-Mar-94" 4 "4" "80" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "26,420" 5 "Floods inundated streets of the city and 20 houses in the downtown." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "13" "11-Mar-1994" "0" "1" NA "834" 833 14 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumbawa Island: West Nusa Tenggara province - Bima" "" "12-Mar-94" "16-Mar-94" 5 "5" "50,000" "1,700,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,820" 4 "Destroyed 3,000 hectares (7,410 acres) of rice. Thousands of hectares of fishponds and salt-making fields flooded. Water as high as 2 m (6.5 ft) inundated 12,000 houses, office buildings, schools. " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "13" "12-Mar-1994" "0" "1" NA "835" 834 15 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Kalmykia" "" "17-Mar-94" "22-Mar-94" 6 "7" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "72,010" 5.6 "58 dams burst and 4 bridges destroyed. 6,500 hectares of agricultural land destroyed. 200 houses, 15 cattle breeding farms (500 cattle killed), and 12 km or roads submerged." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "14" "17-Mar-1994" "0" "2" NA "836" 835 18 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central Java - Cepu district, Ngawi district East Java - Lamongan district, Kedungkerep" "Bengawan Solo" "23-Mar-94" "26-Mar-94" 4 "12" "83,125" "1,400,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,280" 5.2 "15,000 houses in 129 villages flooded. Some areas under more than 6.5 ft (2 m) of water. Thousands of acres of farmland inundated." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "15" "23-Mar-1994" "0" "3" NA "837" 836 19 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alabama, Georgia" "" "24-Mar-94" "28-Mar-94" 5 "35" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "179,800" 6 "Flashflooding caused by heavy storms and tornadoes." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "16" "24-Mar-1994" "0" "4" NA "838" 837 20 "" "Jordan" "" "" "" "Al-Bouweidah area - Ramtha" "" "24-Mar-94" "26-Mar-94" 3 "9" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,810" 4.1 "Farming region - agricultural damage." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "17" "24-Mar-1994" "0" "5" NA "839" 838 21 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao Provinces: Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Davao del Sur" "" "18-Mar-94" "31-Mar-94" 14 "9" "16,821" "855,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,860" 5.7 "Two weeks of flash floods - extensive agricultural and infrastrucutre damage." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "18" "18-Mar-1994" "0" "6" NA "840" 839 22 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sirajganj" "" "29-Mar-94" "2-Apr-94" 5 "16" "100,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,275" 4.1 "Heavy storms and lightening." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "19" "29-Mar-1994" "0" "7" NA "841" 840 23 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Regions: Volgograd, Tambov, Oryol, Penza, Kalmykia, Rostov" "Volga and Moscow rivers" "6-Apr-94" "14-Apr-94" 9 "13" "2,795" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "463,400" 6.6 "5,630 hectares of farmland flooded in Penza." NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "20" "6-Apr-1994" "1" "8" NA "842" 841 24 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Missouri, Ohio, Kansas, Central and Southern Illinois, Oklahoma" "Missouri: Meramec, Missouri, Mississippi Illinois: Sangamon, Embarras, Cache Oklahoma: Neosho Ohio: Cuyahoga, Mahoning" "9-Apr-94" "18-Apr-94" 10 "6" "4,000" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "644,300" 6.8 "Meramec crested at 37.4 ft - 21 ft above flood stage. Neosho crested at Miami, OK at 25.6 ft - 10 ft above flood stage. Agricultural land flooded in southeastern Ohio." NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "21" "9-Apr-1994" "2" "9" NA "843" 842 25 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districts: Nokhali, Chittagong, Janakantha, Ittefaq" "" "19-Apr-94" "23-Apr-94" 5 "20" "12,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "22,180" 5 "Flooding, mudslides, and lightening. 3,000 mud-and-thatch huts flattened." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "22" "19-Apr-1994" "2" "10" NA "844" 843 26 "" "Uganda" "" "" "" "Kasese district - Kyarumbar subcounty, Rwenzori Mountain slopes" "" "30-Apr-94" "2-May-94" 3 "11" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,570" 4.5 "Floods and landslides due to heavy rain in the mountains. Extensive damage to crops and bridges." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "23" "30-Apr-1994" "2" "11" 0.45 "845" 844 27 "" "China" "" "" "" "Jiangxi Province " "" "1-May-94" "3-May-94" 3 "95" "" "161,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "165,700" 5.7 "Flooding, hail, and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "24" "1-May-1994" "0" "1" NA "846" 845 29 "" "China" "" "" "" "Fujian Province - Sanming, Nanping, Longyan, Putian, Quanzhou, Fuzhou" "Minjiang " "1-May-94" "9-May-94" 9 "70" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "121,700" 6.2 "Worst flooding in the province in 40 years. 40 cities and counties ravaged by 3 days of heavy rainfall and powerful gusts. 61,000 hectares of crops inundated - loss of 650m renminbi." NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "25" "1-May-1994" "1" "2" NA "847" 846 30 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Ehaliyadoa" "" "25-May-94" "28-May-94" 4 "7" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "3,395" 4.1 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "26" "25-May-1994" "1" "3" NA "848" 847 31 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Nizhni Novogorod Region - Villiages of Diveyevo, Voznesenskoye, Satis" "" "28-May-94" "30-May-94" 3 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "22,910" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "27" "28-May-1994" "1" "4" NA "849" 848 32 "" "Armenia" "" "" "" "Town of Artik, Villiages of Nor Kyank, Vardakar." "" "31-May-94" "1-Jun-94" 2 "5" "400" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "3,590" 3.9 "165-foot (50-m) high dam collapsed, releasing 1.5 million cubic ft of water over farmland, grazing pasture, and villages. 100 houses flooded." NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "27" "31-May-1994" "1" "4" NA "850" 849 33 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sylhet District" "Rangpani " "1-Jun-94" "6-Jun-94" 6 "6" "11,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "11,310" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "28" "1-Jun-1994" "1" "5" NA "851" 850 34 "" "Colombia" "" "" "" "Cauca Province - Toribio, Pitalito, Toez, Irlanda, Talaga, Simbola, Cupritas, Belancazar." "Paez" "5-Jun-94" "9-Jun-94" 5 "2" "240" "" "Avalanche related" 1 "27,780" 5.1 "An earthquake sent an avalanche of ice, rocks, and mud down the slopes of volcano Nevado del Huila into two rivers, causing them to overflow their banks and destroy about 60 homes and several bridges. Debris caused Paez river to rise 16 ft. Hundreds feared dead." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "29" "5-Jun-1994" "1" "6" NA "852" 851 35 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces: Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, Fujian, Zhejiang" "Xiangjiang, Xijiang, Bei Jiang" "9-Jun-94" "29-Jun-94" 21 "719" "" "3,500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "1,015,000" 7.6 "Worst flooding in China in 100 yrs. 610,000 homes destroyed, summer rice crops ruined. July - Typhoon Tim in Fujian Province" NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "30" "9-Jun-1994" "2" "7" NA "853" 852 36 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Ramu Village, Cox's Bazar, Chittagong " "" "14-Jun-94" "22-Jun-94" 9 "1" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "6,360" 4.8 "Flooding and mudslides. 30,000 people trapped in their homes, rice fields swamped." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "31" "14-Jun-1994" "2" "8" NA "854" 853 37 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Kentucky" "" "22-Jun-94" "27-Jun-94" 6 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,310" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "32" "22-Jun-1994" "2" "9" NA "855" 854 38 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Western Cape Province - Capetown" "" "24-Jun-94" "28-Jun-94" 5 "2" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "11,390" 4.9 "Thousands of squatters left homeless. Storms of an intensity that occur only every 50-100 yrs." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "33" "24-Jun-1994" "2" "10" 0.62 "856" 855 39 "" "India" "" "" "" "States: Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu-Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Kerala, Punjab" "Mahanadi, Narmada, Shivnath" "1-Jul-94" "24-Jul-94" 24 "617" "800,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "1,982,000" 7.7 "Flooding and mudslides. Annual monsoon rains." NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "34" "1-Jul-1994" "1" "1" NA "857" 856 42 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Florida Panhandle: Blountstown Georgia: Bainbridge, Americus, Albany, Macon Southeast Alabama" "Georgia: Flint, Ocmulgee Florida: Apalachicola, Chipola " "1-Jul-94" "15-Jul-94" 15 "32" "20,000" "see notes" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "167,700" 6.4 "Tropical Storm Alberto 400,000 acres of farmland in south Georgia flooded. Billions of dollars in damage. " NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "35" "1-Jul-1994" "2" "2" NA "858" 857 43 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Buryatia Region" "Dzhida, Uda, Selenga" "2-Jul-94" "7-Jul-94" 6 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "322,800" 6.3 "Damage exceeds 3 billion rubles." NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "36" "2-Jul-1994" "3" "3" NA "859" 858 44 "" "India" "" "" "" "Himachal Pradesh State - Kullu, Kangra Districts" "" "3-Jul-94" "12-Jul-94" 10 "60" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "52,340" 5.7 "Vast agricultural areas flooded." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "37" "3-Jul-1994" "3" "4" NA "860" 859 45 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Quetta" "" "4-Jul-94" "8-Jul-94" 5 "12" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,190" 5 "Hundreds of adobe houses collapsed. Standing crops damaged." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "38" "4-Jul-1994" "3" "5" NA "861" 860 47 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Sistan-Baluchestan Province: Iranshahr, Khash" "" "9-Jul-94" "11-Jul-94" 3 "24" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "155,500" 5.7 "Flooding and landslides. Hundreds of farm animals perished. Hundreds of hectares of agricultural land, including 20,000 date palms flooded." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "39" "9-Jul-1994" "3" "6" NA "862" 861 48 "" "Philippines - Storm Iliang" "" "" "" "Northern Luzon Provinces: Cagayan, La Union, Pangasinan, Dagupan City " "" "10-Jul-94" "16-Jul-94" 7 "" "" "444,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "37,090" 5.4 "3,600 houses were destroyed, and damage to crops and infrastructure reached $444,000." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "40" "10-Jul-1994" "3" "7" NA "863" 862 49 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hubei Province" "" "11-Jul-94" "18-Jul-94" 8 "41" "" "95,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "183,800" 6.2 "3400 families homeless. 11 hrs of rain." NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "41" "11-Jul-1994" "4" "8" NA "864" 863 50 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Provinces Sindh, Punjab, Gudu, Sukkuer" "" "11-Jul-94" "16-Sep-94" 68 "333" "30,000" "330,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "343,300" 7.4 "12,000 cattle killed. Cotton crop devastated - 70% lost in Sindh. 500,000 acres (200,000 hectares) of cultivated land in central and lower Sindh province destroyed. Over 16.6 million acres of land were flooded total, 1 million of which held cotton, rice, sugarcane." NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "42" "11-Jul-1994" "5" "9" NA "865" 864 51 "" "Philippines - Storm Norming" "" "" "" "Luzon Provinces: Pampanga, Bataan, Zambales, Bulacan." "" "15-Jul-94" "20-Jul-94" 6 "8" "114,674" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "12,360" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "43" "15-Jul-1994" "5" "10" NA "866" 865 53 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Lai Chau Province: Dien Bien District, Muong Lay township" "Nam Nuc, Red" "15-Jul-94" "31-Jul-94" 17 "21" "172" "2,300,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "17,600" 5.7 "Flooding and mudslides, dislodged bolders. Worst flood on record. Destroyed 200 houses and 1,600 hectares (3,954 acres) of rice." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "44" "15-Jul-1994" "5" "11" NA "867" 866 54 "" "Hong Kong" "" "" "" "Macau, Hong Kong - Zhuhai, Shenzhen" "Shenzhen" "22-Jul-94" "27-Jul-94" 6 "10" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "2,990" 4.4 "Up to 10 ft of water on roads. Over 400 mm (16 in) of rain in 36 hrs. Most intense rainfall in Macao and Zhuhai since 1952. Flooding and landslide. 500 families evacuated." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "45" "22-Jul-1994" "5" "12" NA "868" 867 55 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces: Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Inner Mongolia Northern autonomous region" "" "23-Jul-94" "13-Aug-94" 22 "128" "2,000,000" "1,500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,330,000" 7.6 "500,000 houses destroyed. Rivers at highest levels since 1949. No summer harvest in Inner Mongolia. In Liaoning, 1.33 million hectares of farmland inundated, 30,000 farm animals drowned." NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "46" "23-Jul-1994" "6" "13" NA "869" 868 57 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Panay, Negros Islands" "" "22-Jul-94" "2-Aug-94" 12 "2" "18,000" "1,600,000" "Monsoonal Rain" 1 "25,390" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "47" "22-Jul-1994" "6" "14" NA "870" 869 58 "" "Philippines - Tropical Depression Oyang, Tropical Depression Pasing" "" "" "" "Northern Luzon Provinces, Mt. Pinatubo, Manila" "Pasig-Potrero, Mancatian " "23-Jul-94" "3-Aug-94" 12 "37" "264,837" "10,425,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "22,000" 5.4 "Flooding and avalanche of mud, ash and other volcanic debris around Mt. Pinatubo." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "48" "23-Jul-1994" "6" "15" NA "871" 870 60 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Afar Region - Dubti District" "Awash" "28-Jul-94" "3-Aug-94" 7 "4" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,900" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "49" "28-Jul-1994" "6" "16" NA "872" 871 61 "" "Thailand - Typhoon Amy" "" "" "" "Northern and Western Provinces: Lampang, Nan, Kanchanaburi, Phrae, Chiang Rai, Mae Hong Son, Tak, Phayao, Chiang Mai" "" "28-Jul-94" "2-Aug-94" 6 "9" "10,000" "8,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "124,800" 5.9 "Flooding and landslide." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "50" "28-Jul-1994" "6" "17" NA "873" 872 62 "" "Taiwan - Typhoon Caitlin" "" "" "" "South and East: Hualien " "" "1-Aug-94" "4-Aug-94" 4 "10" "" "100,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "16,590" 4.8 "$100,000,000 in agricultural losses." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "51" "1-Aug-1994" "6" "18" NA "874" 873 63 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Ritang (Doug)" "" "" "" "Batanes Islands Northern Luzon Provinces - Cagayan, Isabela, Aurora" "" "6-Aug-94" "10-Aug-94" 5 "" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "18,140" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "52" "6-Aug-1994" "6" "19" NA "875" 874 122 "" "Cambodia - Typhoon Amy" "" "" "" "Provinces: Kampang Speu, Kandal, Western Pursat, Northwestern Battambang" "Bassac " "30-Jul-94" "8-Aug-94" 10 "6" "22,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "40,130" 5.6 "Thousands of hectares of rice seedlings destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "53" "30-Jul-1994" "6" "20" NA "876" 875 64 "" "Taiwan - Typhoon Doug" "" "" "" "Southern Taiwan - Kaohsiung " "" "7-Aug-94" "16-Aug-94" 10 "9" "3,600" "148,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "27,170" 5.6 "Up to 5 m of floodwater. $20.3 million worth of agricultural losses - 12,478 hectares of agricultural crops (rice, vegetables, sorghum) damaged." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "54" "7-Aug-1994" "6" "21" NA "877" 876 65 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Bashkortostan: Beloretsk, Bashkiria region - villages of Tirlyan, Avzalovo, Kazylyarovo, Alakagovo" "Tirlyan reservoirs, Belaya" "5-Aug-94" "8-Aug-94" 4 "20" "1,000" "19,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "32,570" 5.1 "Dam break following heavy rain in the Ural Mountains. 380 farms badly damaged." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "55" "5-Aug-1994" "6" "22" NA "878" 877 67 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "Provinces: Norther Kordofan (Hamrat el Waz, Dongola), Darfur, Al Wusta (Jebel Aulia refugee camp), Al Khartum (Khartoum)" "Managil canal, Nile" "4-Aug-94" "17-Aug-94" 14 "8" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,094,000" 7.4 "Flood waters from Managil Dam killed eight people and destroyed 120 dwellings. Longest spate of rain in five years. 400 families displaced in Kordofan. Nile over 12.55 m, higher than the 1988 40 yr flood." NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "56" "4-Aug-1994" "7" "23" NA "879" 878 68 "" "China - Typhoon Caitlin" "" "" "" "Hong Kong, Southern Guangdong Province" "" "6-Aug-94" "10-Aug-94" 5 "14" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "3,850" 4.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "57" "6-Aug-1994" "7" "24" NA "880" 879 70 "" "India" "" "" "" "Uttar Pradesh State" "" "4-Aug-94" "11-Aug-94" 8 "53" "3,000" "" "Monsoonal Rain" 1 "292,100" 6.4 "Thousands homeless." NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "58" "4-Aug-1994" "8" "25" NA "881" 880 71 "" "India" "" "" "" "Himachal Pradesh State: resort in Fojal villiage, Kulu District" "Fojal Nalla " "8-Aug-94" "10-Aug-94" 3 "11" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "16,800" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "59" "8-Aug-1994" "8" "26" NA "882" 881 72 "" "Niger" "" "" "" "Southern and Western Niger" "" "1-Aug-94" "10-Aug-94" 10 "27" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "594,800" 6.8 "Floods destroyed 2,000 homes, 32 mosques and schools. 7,500 hectares (19,000 acres) of farmland under water. Heaviest rain in 20 yrs." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "60" "1-Aug-1994" "9" "27" NA "883" 882 73 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Ghazni Province - Qara Bagh" "" "8-Aug-94" "11-Aug-94" 4 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,780" 4.9 "Floodwaters destroyed 54 houses and 370 irrigation channels. Agriculture produce swept away along with the cattle of 70 nomad families." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "61" "8-Aug-1994" "9" "28" NA "884" 883 74 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Central and Southern Pakistan - Sindh Province, Bhakkar, Kotri" "Indus" "9-Aug-94" "15-Aug-94" 7 "26" "40,000" "" "Monsoonal Rain" 1 "318,200" 6.3 "Crops destroyed and livestock decimated." NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "62" "9-Aug-1994" "10" "29" NA "885" 884 76 "" "China - Typhoon Fred" "" "" "" "Zhejiang Province - Wenzhou Jiangsu Province - Shanghai, Suzhou" "" "21-Aug-94" "24-Aug-94" 4 "762" "600,000" "1,260,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 2 "206,000" 6.2 "Floods worse than any in the last century. 800,000 houses damaged or destroyed. 367,000 farm animals killed and 741,000 acres (300,000 hectares) of farmland throughout Zhejiang damaged." NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "63" "21-Aug-1994" "11" "30" NA "886" 885 77 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Southern Gonder Province - Kemkem, Tach Gayint" "" "15-Aug-94" "18-Aug-94" 4 "18" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,310" 4.9 "1,000 sheep and goats lost, 145 hectares of crops ruined in Tach Gayint." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "64" "15-Aug-1994" "11" "31" NA "887" 886 80 "" "Ecuador" "" "" "" "Regions: Southern Andean, La Josefina" "Cuenca, Burgay " "20-Aug-94" "24-Aug-94" 5 "5" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "39,020" 5.3 "Extensive damage to crops." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "65" "20-Aug-1994" "11" "32" NA "888" 887 81 "" "India" "" "" "" "Himachal Pradesh State - Kullu District, Baladhi Village " "" "20-Aug-94" "23-Aug-94" 4 "9" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "14,450" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "66" "20-Aug-1994" "11" "33" NA "889" 888 82 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Balochistan Province - Sibi Division" "Sasht-e-koraan" "22-Aug-94" "27-Aug-94" 6 "24" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "17,320" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "67" "22-Aug-1994" "11" "34" NA "890" 889 83 "" "Moldova" "" "" "" "Regions: Telenesht, Arkhei, Strasheny, Khenchesht, Chemeshlia" "Prut" "24-Aug-94" "29-Aug-94" 6 "47" "1,300" "75,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "33,680" 5.3 "Flooding and mudslides. 300 houses destroyed, 3,000 severely damaged. 35,000 hectares of vineyards and orchards in central Moldova flooded. 86,000 acres of crops ruined, 70,000 hens drowned, and 120 cattle and 1,000 pigs died. " NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "68" "24-Aug-1994" "11" "35" NA "891" 890 84 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Addis Ababa. northern Wollo region." "" "25-Aug-94" "31-Aug-94" 7 "87" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "163,200" 6.1 "740 hectares (1,820 acres) of cultivated land in Wollo region were devastated." NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "69" "25-Aug-1994" "12" "36" NA "892" 891 85 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "Kyonggi Province, Taean, South Chungchong Province, Seoul, Yongin" "" "26-Aug-94" "30-Aug-94" 5 "5" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "22,410" 5 "Flooding and landslides. 200 hectares of farmland around Pyongtaek city, Kyonggi province flooded." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "70" "26-Aug-1994" "12" "37" NA "893" 892 86 "" "India" "" "" "" "Maharashtra State - Nagpur" "Morna" "26-Aug-94" "2-Sep-94" 8 "26" "" "" "Monsoonal Rain" 1 "44,160" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "71" "26-Aug-1994" "12" "38" NA "894" 893 87 "" "Thailand - Typhoon Harry" "" "" "" "Provinces: Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Phayao, Phitsanulok, Khanchanburi" "Mae Ping" "30-Aug-94" "7-Sep-94" 9 "10" "" "12,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "160,000" 6.2 "Roads under 1 m of water. Worst flooding in 20 yrs in Chiang Rai, 48,000 hectares of rice fields inundated." NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "72" "30-Aug-1994" "13" "39" NA "895" 894 88 "" "India" "" "" "" "Himachal Pradesh State - Mandi, Hamirpur districts" "" "31-Aug-94" "5-Sep-94" 6 "20" "" "" "Monsoonal Rain" 1 "5,275" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "73" "31-Aug-1994" "13" "40" 0.62 "896" 895 90 "" "India" "" "" "" "Orissa State - Districts: Cuttack, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Malkangiri" "" "2-Sep-94" "7-Sep-94" 6 "" "" "" "Monsoonal Rain" 1 "154,600" 6 "300,000 acres of crops damaged." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "74" "2-Sep-1994" "0" "1" NA "897" 896 91 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Parma, Livorno" "Enza " "2-Sep-94" "3-Sep-94" 2 "3" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "30,590" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "75" "2-Sep-1994" "0" "2" NA "898" 897 92 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Provinces: An Giang, Dong Thap, Kien Giang, Long An" "Mekong " "3-Sep-94" "18-Dec-94" 107 "407" "2,000,000" "208,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "65,260" 7 "Vietnam's worst flood disaster since 1968." NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "76" "3-Sep-1994" "1" "3" NA "899" 898 93 "" "Cameroon" "" "" "" "Logone-Chari Province" "Alo " "9-Sep-94" "14-Sep-94" 6 "6" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,420" 4.8 "Unseasonably heavy rain. Water released from dam on the Alo River to relieve pressure, further flooding the villiages." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "77" "9-Sep-1994" "1" "4" NA "900" 899 94 "" "Nigeria, Niger" "" "" "" "Nigeria: Borno State - Maiduguri Niger: Agadez" "Alo" "11-Sep-94" "15-Sep-94" 5 "142" "180,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "317,300" 6.2 "Nigeria: Dam on the Alo River damaged. Dike on a lake burst flooding Maiduguri with 6 ft of water. Niger: 5,300 domestic animals killed. Thousands of acres flooded, wells and graneries destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "78" "11-Sep-1994" "2" "5" NA "901" 900 95 "" "Burkina Faso" "" "" "" "" "" "16-Sep-94" "20-Sep-94" 5 "4" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "271,900" 6.1 "Unusually heavy rain. Positive impact on agriculture." NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "79" "16-Sep-1994" "3" "6" NA "902" 901 96 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Maritime Territory (Primorye): Nokhodka, Vladivostok" "Ussuri, Lazovka, Avakumovka" "17-Sep-94" "26-Sep-94" 10 "13" "700,000" "290,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "140,100" 6.3 "Heaviest flooding in 70 yrs. Floods hit during harvest - only 30% of vegetables and potatoes saved." NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "80" "17-Sep-1994" "4" "7" NA "903" 902 97 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon: Mount Pinatubo area" "Pasig Potrero" "19-Sep-94" "24-Sep-94" 6 "16" "10,000" "380,000" "Monsoonal Rain" 1 "4,150" 4.4 "Flooding and mudslides. 20 villiages buried in up to 10 ft of water and mud." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "81" "19-Sep-1994" "4" "8" NA "904" 903 98 "" "Algeria" "" "" "" "Provinces: Bordj Bou Arreridj, Tiaret, Bouira, Tissemslit, Naama, Djelfa, Adrar " "" "21-Sep-94" "26-Sep-94" 6 "32" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "108,200" 5.8 "Crops damaged." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "82" "21-Sep-1994" "4" "9" NA "905" 904 99 "" "Guatemala" "" "" "" "Suchitepequez Province - Chicacao" "" "9-Oct-94" "13-Oct-94" 5 "10" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "45,760" 5.4 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "83" "9-Oct-1994" "4" "10" NA "906" 905 100 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas: Houston" "San Jacinto, Neches, Brazos, Trinity " "17-Oct-94" "23-Oct-94" 7 "19" "10,000" "700,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "72,990" 5.7 "Flooding caused 4 oil pipelines to rupture, spilling over 1 million gallons into the San Jacinto river and catching fire." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "84" "17-Oct-1994" "4" "11" NA "907" 906 101 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Teresa (Katring)" "" "" "" "Luzon: Manila, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Quezon, Polilio Islands" "" "18-Oct-94" "22-Oct-94" 5 "4" "50,000" "280,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "12,750" 4.8 "60% of houses on Polilio Island were destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "85" "18-Oct-1994" "4" "12" NA "908" 907 102 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Axel" "" "" "" "Leyte: Tacloban City, Maasin Mindanao: Surigao del Sur - Tandag, Tago" "" "18-Oct-94" "22-Oct-94" 5 "12" "12,480" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "13,650" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "86" "18-Oct-1994" "4" "13" NA "909" 908 103 "" "China" "" "" "" "Shandong Province: Longtan Waterfall, Laoshan Mountains" "" "19-Oct-94" "20-Oct-94" 2 "17" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,150" 4.4 "Flash flood at a waterfall due to preceeding heavy rain. 17 tourists swept away." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "87" "19-Oct-1994" "4" "14" NA "910" 909 104 "" "India" "" "" "" "Tamil Nadu - Madras" "" "27-Oct-94" "31-Oct-94" 5 "40" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "89,230" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "88" "27-Oct-1994" "4" "15" NA "911" 910 105 "" "Greece" "" "" "" "Athens, Rhodes Island, Kardhitsa Region, Kasos Island" "" "24-Oct-94" "27-Oct-94" 4 "14" "1,000" "437,700,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,620" 5.2 "Kardhitsa cotton fields destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "89" "24-Oct-1994" "4" "16" NA "912" 911 106 "" "India" "" "" "" "Andhra Pradesh coast " "" "30-Oct-94" "4-Nov-94" 6 "230" "16,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "110,700" 5.8 "1,700 houses damaged and 130,000 acres of crops flooded." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "90" "30-Oct-1994" "4" "17" 1.33 "913" 912 107 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Northern Regions: Piedmont, Cuneo, Liguria, Tuscany, Piacenza " "Po" "1-Nov-94" "10-Nov-94" 10 "83" "10,308" "4,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "90,170" 6.1 "Half of the farmland in the area no longer fit for cultivation." NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "91" "1-Nov-1994" "1" "1" NA "914" 913 108 "" "Jordan" "" "" "" "Mafrak, Zarka, Maan, Madaba" "Jordan" "1-Nov-94" "4-Nov-94" 4 "21" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "68,730" 5.4 "Torrential rains rare in Jordan." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "92" "1-Nov-1994" "1" "2" NA "915" 914 109 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Nusa Tenggara Province" "Tanggik " "1-Nov-94" "4-Nov-94" 4 "31" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,940" 4.9 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "93" "1-Nov-1994" "1" "3" NA "916" 915 110 "" "Egypt" "" "" "" "Provinces: Asyut - Dronka (Durunka), Sohag, Qena" "" "2-Nov-94" "8-Nov-94" 7 "593" "100,000" "500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "44,070" 5.7 "Flood waters carrying burning oil from a fuel depot swept through Dronka. 507 killed in Dronka, 86 killed by flooding in other provinces. Sohag: 750,000 oxen, goats, sheep, and poultry killed. 2,513 homes collapsed and 4,200 hectares (10,400 acres) of land flooded." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "94" "2-Nov-1994" "1" "4" NA "917" 916 123 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Southwestern Regions: Shabelle, Juba" "Jubba, Shabeelle" "4-Nov-94" "11-Nov-94" 8 "100" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "83,020" 5.8 "Many farms submerged." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "95" "4-Nov-1994" "1" "5" NA "918" 917 111 "" "Haiti - Typhoon Gordon" "" "" "" "Port-au-Prince, Jacmel, Leogane, Ganthier " "" "5-Nov-94" "15-Nov-94" 11 "400" "" "3,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "26,430" 5.5 "Thousands homeless. Roads used for food aid for 300,000 people impassable." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "96" "5-Nov-1994" "1" "6" NA "919" 918 112 "" "Jamaica - Typhoon Gordon" "" "" "" "" "" "6-Nov-94" "14-Nov-94" 9 "4" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "11,110" 5 "Flooding and mudslides. Worst on the western side of the island." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "97" "6-Nov-1994" "1" "7" NA "920" 919 113 "" "Cuba - Typhoon Gordon" "" "" "" "Eastern Cuba, Northwest Coast" "" "6-Nov-94" "14-Nov-94" 9 "2" "100,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "84,990" 5.9 "12,000 homes flooded in eastern Cuba." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "98" "6-Nov-1994" "1" "8" NA "921" 920 114 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "North Omo Zone - Gofa, Guba Ganchilla" "" "12-Nov-94" "18-Nov-94" 7 "22" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,500" 5.2 "Underground spring tore the ground open with a volcano-like explosion and caused massive flooding and landsliding. Homes and farmland submerged." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "99" "12-Nov-1994" "1" "9" NA "922" 921 115 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Western Provinces: Bushehr, Kermanshah, Khuzestan, Lorestan, Ilam, Hamedan, Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari, Kohkiluyeh-Boyerahmad, Tehran" "Karun, Karkheh" "14-Nov-94" "28-Nov-94" 15 "13" "40,000" "171,400,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "271,200" 6.6 "120,000 hectares of farmlands inundated. 10,000 houses damaged." NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "100" "14-Nov-1994" "2" "10" NA "923" 922 116 "" "Djibouti" "" "" "" "Djibouti, Ali-Sabieh, Dikhil " "Ambouli " "17-Nov-94" "22-Nov-94" 6 "70" "100,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,790" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "101" "17-Nov-1994" "2" "11" NA "924" 923 117 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Bosasso" "" "19-Nov-94" "21-Nov-94" 3 "30" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "16,610" 4.7 "Boats and homes swept away." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "102" "19-Nov-1994" "2" "12" NA "925" 924 118 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Sumatra Province - Pesisir Selatan" "" "2-Dec-94" "7-Dec-94" 6 "6" "640" "1,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "38,750" 5.4 "Flooding and landslides. Thousands of hectares of crops and residential areas flooded. Over 160 houses destroyed. Thousands of livestock lost. Roads to Jambi cut off by landslides." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "103" "2-Dec-1994" "2" "13" NA "926" 925 120 "" "Djibouti" "" "" "" "Djibouti" "" "9-Dec-94" "15-Dec-94" 7 "40" "100,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,680" 4.3 "4/5 of the capital submerged." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "104" "9-Dec-1994" "2" "14" NA "927" 926 121 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Garding" "" "" "" "Leyte, Negros (Bacolod), Samar, Cebu, Panay" "" "19-Dec-94" "23-Dec-94" 5 "10" "548,000" "1,210,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "51,070" 5.4 "Dam burst in Bacolod." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "105" "19-Dec-1994" "2" "15" 1.21 "928" 927 1 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northern California Counties: Marin, Lake, Tehema, Sonoma, Napa " "Russian, Napa, Sacramento, Petaluma, Eel, Smith, Van Duzen" "3-Jan-95" "17-Jan-95" 15 "11" "6,000" "300,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "81,500" 6.1 "$22.7 million worth of produce lost in Ventura County and 50-80% of strawberry crop lost in Orange County. Russian River crested 17 ft above flood stage, contaminated with toxins and sewage. Worst flooding since 1986." NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "1" "3-Jan-1995" "0" "1" NA "929" 928 2 "" "Malawi" "" "" "" "Northern Malawi" "" "7-Jan-95" "9-Jan-95" 3 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,460" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "2" "7-Jan-1995" "0" "2" NA "930" 929 3 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Northern Transvaal" "" "8-Jan-95" "9-Jan-95" 2 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "51,450" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "3" "8-Jan-1995" "0" "3" NA "931" 930 4 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumatra: Riau" "Idragiri" "9-Jan-95" "11-Jan-95" 3 "3" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "91,180" 5.4 "1,200 hectares of paddy fields flooded in Riau. 60,000 people affected." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "4" "9-Jan-1995" "0" "4" NA "932" 931 5 "" "Argentina" "" "" "" "Cordoba Province" "Parana" "15-Jan-95" "20-Jan-95" 6 "7" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "156,000" 6 "150 mm of rain in 2 hrs. Normally dry creeks at 2 meters." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "5" "15-Jan-1995" "0" "5" NA "933" 932 6 "" "France" "" "" "" "Britanny" "Villaine" "20-Jan-95" "30-Jan-95" 11 "16" "5,000" "760,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 2 "27,720" 5.8 "Highest rainfall in 150 years." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "6" "20-Jan-1995" "0" "6" NA "934" 933 7 "" "France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg" "" "" "" "" "Rhine, Mosel, Main, Waal, Maas, Meuse" "23-Jan-95" "7-Feb-95" 16 "30" "294,100" "4,000,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 2 "341,200" 7 "Floods around the Rhine were the worst in a century - reached a record 34 ft 71/3 in in Cologne, Germany." NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "7" "23-Jan-1995" "1" "7" NA "935" 934 8 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java: East Java, West Java Sumatra: Riau, Jambi, West Sumatra" "Bengawan Solo, Batanghari" "3-Feb-95" "17-Feb-95" 15 "47" "37,000" "400,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "343,100" 6.7 "Significant damage to rice paddies and rubber plantations, thousands of livestock drowned. Villiages under 2 meters of water. Worst flooding in a decade." NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "8" "3-Feb-1995" "2" "8" NA "936" 935 9 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Sao Paulo" "Tiete" "6-Feb-95" "13-Feb-95" 8 "27" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,900" 5.2 "Flooding and mudslides. Tiete river rose 10 ft. Damage to banana plantations." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "9" "6-Feb-1995" "2" "9" NA "937" 936 10 "" "Paraguay" "" "" "" "Asuncion" "Paraguay" "14-Feb-95" "21-Feb-95" 8 "" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "49,340" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "10" "14-Feb-1995" "2" "10" NA "938" 937 11 "" "Botswana" "" "" "" "Villages: Palapye, Mahalapye" "Lotsane, Mahalapye" "23-Feb-95" "2-Mar-95" 8 "20" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,140" 5.4 "Damage to railway lines." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "11" "23-Feb-1995" "2" "11" 0.87 "939" 938 12 "" "Australia - Cyclone Bobby, Hurricane Violet" "" "" "" "Western Australia: Onslow, Kalgoorie New South Wales: Sydney Victoria: Melbourne" "Gascoigne, Yarra" "5-Mar-95" "13-Mar-95" 9 "7" "" "" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1.5 "1,014,000" 7.1 "Cyclone Bobby and Hurricane Violet. Strongest March rain and flooding in Melbourne since 1970. $37 million in lost production from gold mines. Damage to east-west Transline railway." NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "12" "5-Mar-1995" "1" "1" NA "940" 939 13 "" "Tanzania" "" "" "" "Imbeya District" "Mbarali, Mlomboji" "4-Mar-95" "10-Mar-95" 7 "0" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,220" 5.4 "400 houses swept away. Rains on the Uwanji plateau caused the Mbarali and Mlomboji rivers to overflow." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "13" "4-Mar-1995" "1" "2" NA "941" 940 14 "" "USA" "" "" "" "California" "Russian, Napa, Sacramento, Salinas" "8-Mar-95" "20-Mar-95" 13 "15" "10,000" "2,000,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "196,000" 6.4 "48 of California's 58 counties declared disaster areas. Most geographicly widespread storm in California in this century. $400 million in agricultural damage - lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, almond, strawberries." NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "14" "8-Mar-1995" "2" "3" NA "942" 941 15 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Caspian Sea regions: Dagestan, Kalmykia" "" "14-Mar-95" "14-Mar-95" 1 "2" "2,400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "115,700" 5.1 "Strong winds pushed the Caspian Sea onto the adjacent, low-lying regions. 81,500 cattle killed." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "15" "14-Mar-1995" "2" "4" NA "943" 942 16 "" "Argentina" "" "" "" "Buenos Aires Province" "Salado" "6-Apr-95" "11-Apr-95" 6 "6" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "303,400" 6.6 "150,000 hectares of soybean and sunflower fields flooded in Pergamino. Water 2 meters deep. Worst flooding disaster of the century - one month's worth of rain in 4 hrs." NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "16" "6-Apr-1995" "3" "5" NA "944" 943 17 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong Province" "Xijiang" "20-Apr-95" "21-Apr-95" 2 "40" "300,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "169,700" 5.5 "68 mm of rain in 1 hr." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "17" "20-Apr-1995" "3" "6" NA "945" 944 18 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Takhar Province: Chai Aab district" "" "19-Apr-95" "21-Apr-95" 3 "10" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,370" 4.7 "1,500 houses and 300 hectares of crops washed away." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "18" "19-Apr-1995" "3" "7" NA "946" 945 19 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Khorasan Province: Mashhad" "Arefi " "21-Apr-95" "23-Apr-95" 3 "9" "50" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "147,600" 5.6 "Bridges, orchards, roadways, and houses washed away." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "19" "21-Apr-1995" "3" "8" NA "947" 946 20 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Piemonte Region Provinces: Cuneo, Asti, Turin" "Po" "24-Apr-95" "30-Apr-95" 7 "3" "" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "24,760" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "20" "24-Apr-1995" "3" "9" NA "948" 947 21 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Eastern Ogaden Region" "Webi Shebelle, Wedeb" "28-Apr-95" "15-May-95" 18 "27" "89,875" "500,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "67,450" 6.3 "First time the Webi Shebelle overflowed it's banks in 20 years. 1300 sheep, goats, and cattle killed." NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "21" "28-Apr-1995" "4" "10" 0.32 "949" 948 22 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Louisiana: New Orleans" "" "7-May-95" "13-May-95" 7 "6" "20,000" "3,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,340" 5.1 "5,000 homes evacuated. Up to 19 inches of rain in 24 hrs (avg is 5 inches for the month)." NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "22" "7-May-1995" "0" "1" NA "950" 949 23 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumatra: North Sumatra, Bengkulu Java: Central Java" "Sumatra: Bila, Ketahun " "1-May-95" "13-May-95" 13 "55" "17,500" "600,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "137,300" 6.3 "12,300 acres of rice paddy, 3,000 homes, and several dikes damaged. North Sumatra hardest hit. Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "23" "1-May-1995" "1" "2" NA "951" 950 24 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma" "Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas" "10-May-95" "1-Jun-95" 23 "3" "5,000" "10,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "472,100" 7 "Missouri River crested at 36.7 ft - 11.7 ft above flood stage. Mississippi crested at 46.7 ft - 14.7 ft over flood stage." NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "24" "10-May-1995" "2" "3" NA "952" 951 25 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Provinces: Western, Northwestern, Sabaragamuwa, Southern" "" "7-May-95" "11-May-95" 5 "1" "40,000" "400,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "27,550" 5.1 "10,000 families homeless." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "25" "7-May-1995" "2" "4" NA "953" 952 26 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces: Jiangxi, Hunan, Hubei, Anhui, Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangxi, Guangdong, Guizhou, Jiangsu " "Xiangjiang, Yangtse" "15-May-95" "15-Aug-95" 93 "1530" "7,000,000" "14,400,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,668,000" 8.4 "1.9 million houses destroyed and 7 million damaged. 7.48 million hectares (18.5 million acres) of land under cultivation ravaged by the floods." NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "26" "15-May-1995" "3" "5" NA "954" 953 27 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Divisions: Chittagong, Khulna, Dhaka, Barisal" "Halda" "17-May-95" "24-May-95" 8 "41" "351,000" "300,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "61,220" 5.7 "Torrential rains ended a 5 month drought and caused a tidal wave." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "27" "17-May-1995" "3" "6" NA "955" 954 29 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "Counties: Olt, Teleorman, Gorj, Dolj, Arges" "Jiul, Oltul, Arges, Vedea" "23-May-95" "26-May-95" 4 "0" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,760" 5.1 "250 houses washed away. 1,000 hectares (2,500 acres) of crops and over 500 houses flooded. 3,500 chickens and 1 cow drowned. 40 oil wells flooded." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "28" "23-May-1995" "3" "7" NA "956" 955 30 "" "Tanzania" "" "" "" "Dar es Salaam" "" "27-May-95" "1-Jun-95" 6 "4" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,080" 4.5 "126 mm of rain - normal max fo May is 169.5." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "29" "27-May-1995" "3" "8" NA "957" 956 31 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Tehran Province: Khavar-Shah township" "" "31-May-95" "3-Jun-95" 4 "10" "200" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "29,480" 5.1 "50 houses destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "30" "31-May-1995" "3" "9" NA "958" 957 32 "" "Germany" "" "" "" "Southern Germany" "Rhine, Loisach, Isar " "1-Jun-95" "5-Jun-95" 5 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "57,980" 5.5 "Rhine at 7.46 meters - normal level is 2.50 meters. Roads and railways closed." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "31" "1-Jun-1995" "3" "10" NA "959" 958 33 "" "Norway" "" "" "" "Southern, Eastern, and Central regions" "Glomma" "1-Jun-95" "14-Jun-95" 14 "1" "4,000" "290,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 2 "162,700" 6.7 "Biggest flood in 100 years. Lakes rising by 2 cm/hr." NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "32" "1-Jun-1995" "4" "11" NA "960" 959 34 "" "India" "" "" "" "Mizoram State" "" "2-Jun-95" "3-Jun-95" 2 "40" "3,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,150" 4.6 "Floods and landslides. 800 houses destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "33" "2-Jun-1995" "4" "12" NA "961" 960 35 "" "Azerbaijan" "" "" "" "Azerbaijan Beilagan, Gakh, Agdash, Adjabedi, Barda, Gekchay, Shaki, Lenkoran, Yardimili, Lerik, Astara " "" "15-Jun-95" "25-Jun-95" 11 "" "1,500,000" "5,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "80,960" 5.9 "Many of the deaths due to outbreaks in cholera, dysentery and malaria" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "34" "15-Jun-1995" "4" "13" NA "962" 961 36 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "North and East Districts: Sylhet, Sirajganj, Sunamganj, Gaibandha, Netrokona, Tangail, Moulavibazar, Khagrachari, Maikganj" "Brahmaputra, Surma, Manu, Gorai" "16-Jun-95" "23-Jun-95" 8 "105" "2,000,000" "200,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "68,350" 5.7 "Flooding, landslides, and disease." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "35" "16-Jun-1995" "4" "14" NA "963" 962 37 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Eastern Districts: Baglung, Lamjung, Solukhumbu, Khotang, Okhaldhunga " "" "19-Jun-95" "25-Jul-95" 37 "139" "10,000" "2,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "71,920" 6.4 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "36" "19-Jun-1995" "5" "15" NA "964" 963 38 "" "India" "" "" "" "States: Assam, Meghalaya" "Brahmaputra " "20-Jun-95" "23-Jun-95" 4 "17" "1,000,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "102,900" 5.6 "Flooding and landslides. 300 sq. km of agricultural land with standing crops inundated. Railways shut down." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "37" "20-Jun-1995" "5" "16" NA "965" 964 39 "" "Cuba" "" "" "" "Central and Western Cities: Havana, Matanzas, Cienfuegos, Sancti Spiritus, Ciego de Avila, Villa Clara" "" "21-Jun-95" "23-Jun-95" 3 "3" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "56,150" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "38" "21-Jun-1995" "5" "17" NA "966" 965 40 "" "Ukraine" "" "" "" "Kharkov" "Ouda, Seversky Donets, Lopan" "29-Jun-95" "11-Jul-95" 13 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,180" 4.8 "Severe damage to sewage system, rivers contaminated." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "39" "29-Jun-1995" "5" "18" 0.48 "967" 966 41 "" "Georgia" "" "" "" "republic of Abkhazia " "Aragvi" "1-Jul-95" "11-Jul-95" 11 "5" "" "2,200,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,420" 5 "Floodwater washed landmines out to sea. Damage to agriculture over 15 billion roubles. 2,500 Hectares of corn, 100 hectares of tabacco plantations, and 150 hectares of vegetables and melons were flooded. Rainfall higher in 24 hrs than the monthly average." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "40" "1-Jul-1995" "0" "1" NA "968" 967 42 "" "Togo" "" "" "" "Lome Districts" "" "3-Jul-95" "5-Jul-95" 3 "3" "150,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "3,640" 4 "Average 1.5 meters of water." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "41" "3-Jul-1995" "0" "2" NA "969" 968 43 "" "Paraguay" "" "" "" "Asuncion" "Paraguay" "5-Jul-95" "5-Jul-95" 1 "" "27,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "50,610" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "42" "5-Jul-1995" "0" "3" NA "970" 969 44 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces: Sichuan, Hubei" "Yangtse" "5-Jul-95" "19-Jul-95" 15 "65" "25,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "231,400" 6.7 "" NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "43" "5-Jul-1995" "1" "4" NA "971" 970 45 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Alberta: Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer" "Saskatchewan" "5-Jul-95" "12-Jul-95" 8 "" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "184,500" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "44" "5-Jul-1995" "2" "5" NA "972" 971 46 "" "Ghana" "" "" "" "Southern Ghana - Accra" "" "5-Jul-95" "7-Jul-95" 3 "22" "55,000" "15,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "120,800" 5.7 "Major damage to infrastructure and communication. Worst floods in Accra since 1936 - 458 mm of rain in 9 hrs. Floodwater up to 2 meters." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "45" "5-Jul-1995" "2" "6" NA "973" 972 47 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Northern Districts: Kurigam, Netrokona, Gaibandha, Sherpur " "Brahmaputra, Ganges, Meghna" "4-Jul-95" "22-Jul-95" 19 "250" "15,000,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "15,620" 5.5 "48,000 hectares of rice crops lost, 400,000 mud and straw houses swept away, 19,000 kilometres of roads heavily damaged. Deaths from drowning, snake bites, and disease." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "46" "4-Jul-1995" "2" "7" NA "974" 973 48 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Provinces: Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan, North West Frontier" "Indus, Swat, Leh" "19-Jul-95" "10-Aug-95" 23 "600" "600,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "672,300" 7.2 "Tens of thousands of acres of agricultural land flooded, but most crops harvested before the floods so only marginal losses." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "47" "19-Jul-1995" "3" "8" NA "975" 974 49 "" "Philippines - Tropical Depression Karing" "" "" "" "Luzon Provinces: Pampanga, Zambales, Tarlac" "Pasig-Portrero " "29-Jul-95" "31-Jul-95" 3 "0" "20,000" "5,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "9,190" 4.4 "Tropical Depression Karing. Floods and mudflows 5 meters high from the slopes of volcanic Mount Pinatubo. 5,000 families forced to flee their homes." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "48" "29-Jul-1995" "3" "9" NA "976" 975 50 "" "North Korea" "" "" "" "Provinces: Huichun, Chagan, Pyongyang, Hwanghae, North Pyongyang" "Yalu, Amnok" "1-Aug-95" "8-Sep-95" 39 "68" "500,000" "15,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "120,700" 7 "Worst summer rains in 100 years. Avg daily rainfall of 583 mm recorded over wide areas from 7/30 to 8/18; 600 mm in 1-2 hrs in some regions. 1.9 million tons of grain damaged - half of the country's annual production." NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "49" "1-Aug-1995" "4" "10" NA "977" 976 51 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Provinces: Phayao, Pichit, Pitsanuloke, Nakhon Sawan" "Nan, Chao Phraya" "1-Aug-95" "9-Nov-95" 101 "260" "4,220,000" "240,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "444,500" 8 "1.68 million hectares of farmland damaged. 68 of 76 provinces affected. Chao phraya river reached 2.27 m above sea level - the highest in Bangkok's 200 year recorded history." NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "50" "1-Aug-1995" "5" "11" NA "978" 977 52 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces: Jilin, Liaoning" "" "25-Jul-95" "28-Aug-95" 35 "123" "3,000,000" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "325,400" 7.4 "Worst flooding in Liaonging this century. Liaonging: 890,000 hectares of agricultural land flooded and 120,000 farm animals dead. Jilin: 1.19 hectares of land flooded and 300,000 farm animals killed." NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "51" "25-Jul-1995" "6" "12" NA "979" 978 53 "" "Guatemala, Mexico" "" "" "" "Guatemala: El Naranjo, Chibuj, Milagro, Pepoptum, Maria Linda, Coyolate, Santiago Mexico: Chiapas" "Naranjo, Novillero " "4-Aug-95" "23-Aug-95" 20 "17" "7,100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "158,700" 6.5 "400 hectares of subsistence crops destroyed. 11 communities cut off by floodwaters." NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "52" "4-Aug-1995" "7" "13" NA "980" 979 54 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Ohio: Coutnies - Champaign, Licking, Logan, Marion, Mercer, Miami, Scioto, Shelby West Virginia: Counties - Kanawha, Lincoln" "Ohio" "7-Aug-95" "18-Aug-95" 12 "4" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "118,300" 6.2 "600 homes and businesses damaged. Up to 10.75 in of rain in 24 hrs." NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "53" "7-Aug-1995" "8" "14" NA "981" 980 55 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Jos - Anguwan Rukuba area" "" "7-Aug-95" "10-Aug-95" 4 "30" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,770" 4.9 "10 hours of torrential rain." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "54" "7-Aug-1995" "8" "15" NA "982" 981 56 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Magete, Addis Ababa" "" "11-Aug-95" "18-Aug-95" 8 "44" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "195,900" 6.2 "Besseka lake overflow." NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "55" "11-Aug-1995" "9" "16" NA "983" 982 57 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districits: Netrokona, Sirajganj, Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Rajshahi " "Brahmaputra, Ganges, Padma, Buriganga " "16-Aug-95" "23-Aug-95" 8 "26" "1,000,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "42,130" 5.5 "Third major deluge of the season." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "56" "16-Aug-1995" "9" "17" NA "984" 983 58 "" "Morocco" "" "" "" "Southern Region: Marrakesh, Ouarzazate, Taroudant, Ourika Valley " "Gigaya, Ourika, Gamat " "17-Aug-95" "18-Aug-95" 2 "166" "210" "10,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "132,500" 5.6 "64 vehicles, 52 homes, 53 shops and five adminstrative departments destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "57" "17-Aug-1995" "9" "18" NA "985" 984 59 "" "South Korea - Typhoon Janis" "" "" "" "Central Provinces: North Kyongsang, South Chungchong, Kyunggi " "Han, Kum" "24-Aug-95" "27-Aug-95" 4 "53" "16,000" "246,000,000" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "33,970" 5.1 "Typhoon Janis. Han rose to 10.5 meters, highest level since 1990. Up to 24 inches of rain in some areas. 52,370 hectares of flooded farmland, 936 damaged houses or buildings." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "58" "24-Aug-1995" "9" "19" NA "986" 985 60 "" "Albania" "" "" "" "Provinces: Lezhe, Miredita, Laci" "" "19-Aug-95" "26-Aug-95" 8 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,110" 4.9 "Farmland, power supplies, roads, bridges, and buildings destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "59" "19-Aug-1995" "9" "20" NA "987" 986 61 "" "Caribbean - Tropical Storm Iris." "" "" "" "Eastern Islands: Martinique, Guadeloupe, Antigua, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominica, St. Kitts" "" "26-Aug-95" "28-Aug-95" 3 "3" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "8,340" 4.4 "Tropical Storm Iris. Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "60" "26-Aug-1995" "9" "21" NA "988" 987 62 "" "USA" "" "" "" "North Carolina, South Carolina, Southeastern Georgia" "Haw" "26-Aug-95" "29-Aug-95" 4 "8" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "176,800" 5.8 "Remnants of Tropical Storm Jerry." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "61" "26-Aug-1995" "9" "22" NA "989" 988 63 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Kent and Tropical Storm Nina" "" "" "" "Luzon: Pampanga, Zambales, Tarlac, Manilla, Bataan" "Pasig-Potrero" "29-Aug-95" "6-Sep-95" 9 "3" "45,000" "550,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "23,530" 5.3 "Typhoon Kent followed directly by Tropical Storm Nina. Flooding and landslides from volcanic Mt. Pinatabo. 100 villiages flooded. Up to 1.2 meters of water." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "62" "29-Aug-1995" "9" "23" 0.05 "990" 989 113 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao: South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat" "Kabulnuan, Alah" "4-Sep-95" "15-Sep-95" 12 "180" "50,000" "750,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,940" 5.1 "Flooding of crater Maughan lake on volcanic Mt. Parker - landslide from the mountain (sparked by heavy rains) into the lake caused flooding. 29,000 hectares of crops damaged. Floodwater up to 15 ft." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "63" "4-Sep-1995" "0" "1" NA "991" 990 64 "" "Taiwan" "" "" "" "Southern Taiwan" "" "29-Aug-95" "30-Aug-95" 2 "1" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "14,890" 4.5 "Typhoon Kent." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "64" "29-Aug-1995" "0" "2" NA "992" 991 65 "" "India" "" "" "" "States: Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh " "Ganges, Yamuna" "1-Sep-95" "20-Sep-95" 20 "600" "2,000,000" "258,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "762,900" 7.2 "Worst flooding in New Delhi in 17 years. Disease concerns." NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "65" "1-Sep-1995" "1" "3" NA "993" 992 66 "" "Morocco" "" "" "" "Provinces: Taza, Taounate, Fez" "" "3-Sep-95" "6-Sep-95" 4 "43" "228" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "99,920" 5.6 "150 livestock killed." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "66" "3-Sep-1995" "1" "4" NA "994" 993 67 "" "India" "" "" "" "Sikkim State" "" "5-Sep-95" "8-Sep-95" 4 "35" "" "252,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "6,520" 4.4 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "67" "5-Sep-1995" "1" "5" NA "995" 994 68 "" "Caribbean - Hurricanes Luis and Marilyn" "" "" "" "Guadeloupe, Antigua, Dominica, Dutch Antilles, St. Martin, Guadeloupe, St. Kitts, Nevis, Dutch Antilles, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Martinique" "" "5-Sep-95" "18-Sep-95" 14 "20" "24,000" "300,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "51,660" 5.9 "Hurricane Luis, Hurricane Marilyn." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "68" "5-Sep-1995" "1" "6" NA "996" 995 69 "" "Honduras" "" "" "" "El Progreso, Valle de Sula Valley, La Lima" "Ulua" "9-Sep-95" "12-Sep-95" 4 "30" "6,000" "4,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,440" 4.6 "Flooding and mudslides. Millions of dollars of agricultural losses." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "69" "9-Sep-1995" "1" "7" NA "997" 996 70 "" "Japan - Typhoon Oscar" "" "" "" "Hachijo Island, Miyake Island, Tokyo region" "" "15-Sep-95" "18-Sep-95" 4 "3" "500" "9,600,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "16,380" 5 "Typhoon Oscar. Most powerful storm to hit the area in 50 yrs. Flooding and landslides. 120 houses destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "70" "15-Sep-1995" "1" "8" NA "998" 997 71 "" "Mexico - Hurricane Ismael" "" "" "" "States: Sonora, Mazatlan" "" "14-Sep-95" "22-Sep-95" 9 "50" "25,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "168,600" 6.2 "Hurricane Ismael. Damage to shrimp production, loss of shrimping fleets." NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "71" "14-Sep-1995" "2" "9" NA "999" 998 72 "" "Cambodia" "" "" "" "Provinces: Rattanakiri, Kratie" "Mekong" "18-Sep-95" "2-Oct-95" 15 "" "1,348" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "52,120" 5.9 "337 families displaced, 2,900 hectares (7,165 acres) of rice fields destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "72" "18-Sep-1995" "2" "10" NA "1000" 999 73 "" "Laos" "" "" "" "Provinces: Khammouane, Vientiane, Savannakhet, Champassak Mae Nam Khong" "Mekong" "18-Sep-95" "25-Sep-95" 8 "" "40,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "72,540" 5.8 "21,000 of 43,000 hectares in the Vientiane prefecture flooded, 16,000 destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "73" "18-Sep-1995" "2" "11" NA "1001" 1000 74 "" "Malaysia" "" "" "" "Penang Island" "" "17-Sep-95" "22-Sep-95" 6 "" "5,120" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,280" 3.9 "Flooding and landslides. Up to 2 meters of water." NA NA "" 0 "23" 0 "73" "17-Sep-1995" "2" "11" NA "1002" 1001 75 "" "United States" "" "" "" "Alaska: Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula, Matanuska-Susitna" "" "18-Sep-95" "16-Oct-95" 29 "" "300" "10,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "50,390" 6.3 "Several hundred buildings flooded and residents evacuated." NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "74" "18-Sep-1995" "3" "12" NA "1003" 1002 76 "" "Albania" "" "" "" "Northern and Western Provinces: Has, Shkodra, Lushnja, Buna, Lezhe" "Drini" "21-Sep-95" "24-Sep-95" 4 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,070" 4.8 "Heaviest precipitation in Northern Albania in 15 years." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "75" "21-Sep-1995" "3" "13" NA "1004" 1003 77 "" "Togo, Benin" "" "" "" "Central and Northern Togo Central and Southwest Benin: Zou Province, Athieme Prefecture" "Oueme, Mono" "21-Sep-95" "28-Sep-95" 8 "19" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "102,600" 5.9 "53,000 people affected, 23,000 hectares of crops destroyed. Mono River rose 6 meters." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "76" "21-Sep-1995" "3" "14" NA "1005" 1004 78 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Provinces: Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Kegalle, Da Nang, Dong Thap, Dong Thap, Kien Gang, An Giang, Tien Giang, Vinh Long, Can Tho" "Mekong, Perfume" "21-Sep-95" "19-Oct-95" 29 "153" "920,000" "23,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "123,000" 6.6 "Floods submerged 230,000 houses in 13 provinces. Crop and property damage of $23 million." NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "77" "21-Sep-1995" "4" "15" NA "1006" 1005 79 "" "Algeria" "" "" "" "Eastern High Plateau Regin: Oum El Bouaghi" "" "22-Sep-95" "24-Sep-95" 3 "5" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "62,910" 5.3 "Annual autumn rains." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "78" "22-Sep-1995" "4" "16" NA "1007" 1006 80 "" "Japan - Typhoon Ryan" "" "" "" "Honshu: Chugoku, Shikoku Kyushu" "Nishiki" "23-Sep-95" "24-Sep-95" 2 "3" "3,800" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "90,340" 5.3 "Typhoon Ryan. 14 inches of rain in 24 hrs. 950 houses flooded." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "79" "23-Sep-1995" "4" "17" NA "1008" 1007 81 "" "Chad" "" "" "" "West and Southeastern Chad: Kanem, Moyen-Chari" "" "24-Sep-95" "24-Oct-95" 31 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "517,400" 7.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "26" 1 "80" "24-Sep-1995" "5" "18" NA "1009" 1008 82 "" "Mauritania" "" "" "" "Southwest Region: Nouakchott" "" "24-Sep-95" "1-Oct-95" 8 "" "95,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "144,900" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "27" 1 "81" "24-Sep-1995" "6" "19" NA "1010" 1009 83 "" "Senegal" "" "" "" "Podor" "Podor, St. Louis" "24-Sep-95" "8-Oct-95" 15 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "47,810" 5.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "82" "24-Sep-1995" "6" "20" NA "1011" 1010 84 "" "Myanmar" "" "" "" "Sagaing, Ayewardy" "Daung" "26-Sep-95" "10-Oct-95" 15 "50" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "164,700" 6.4 "" NA NA "" 1 "28" 1 "83" "26-Sep-1995" "7" "21" NA "1012" 1011 85 "" "India" "" "" "" "States: Bihar, West Bengal, Assam" "Ganges" "26-Sep-95" "2-Oct-95" 7 "144" "510,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "308,100" 6.3 "Heavy rains, erosion, diseases. Severe agricultural damage. Worst natural disaster in West Bengal since 1978." NA NA "" 1 "29" 1 "84" "26-Sep-1995" "8" "22" NA "1013" 1012 86 "" "El Salvador" "" "" "" "Provinces: Usulutan, San Vicente, La Paz" "Rio Lempa" "27-Sep-95" "12-Oct-95" 16 "8" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,230" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "85" "27-Sep-1995" "8" "23" NA "1014" 1013 87 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Northern Districts: Dinajpur, Gaibandha, Naogaon, Santahar, Dhaka Padma, Rajshahi, Rangpur, Bogra" "Tista" "29-Sep-95" "16-Oct-95" 18 "400" "5,300,000" "232,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "61,580" 6 "Crops on 442,000 hectares of land covering nearly 1/4 of the total cultivated area in these districts flooded. $232 million in crop losses." NA NA "" 1 "30" 1 "86" "29-Sep-1995" "9" "24" NA "1015" 1014 88 "" "Philippines - Tropical Storm Sybil" "" "" "" "Luzon: Pampanga, Palayan City, Manila, Batangas Panay: Iloilo Leyte Samar Negros: Bukidnon" "Marikina " "30-Sep-95" "3-Oct-95" 4 "150" "176,000" "33,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "189,600" 5.9 "Tropical Storm Sybil. Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "87" "30-Sep-1995" "9" "25" NA "1016" 1015 89 "" "Cuba - Hurricanes Opal and Roxanne" "" "" "" "Pinar del Rio" "Cuyaguateje" "29-Sep-95" "30-Sep-95" 2 "0" "4,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "11,850" 4.4 "Hurricanes Opal and Roxanne." NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "88" "29-Sep-1995" "9" "26" NA "1017" 1016 90 "" "Mexico - Hurricane Opal" "" "" "" "States: Campeche, Tabasco, Quintana Roo, Yucatan, Chiapas" "" "30-Sep-95" "2-Oct-95" 3 "10" "100,000" "300,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "196,500" 5.8 "Hurricane Opal. 300 cattle killed. Hundreds of millions of dollars of agriculture and livestock losses." NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "89" "30-Sep-1995" "9" "27" NA "1018" 1017 91 "" "Nicaragua - Hurricane Roxanne" "" "" "" "Chinandega, Rivas" "Guasable, Negro, Villanueva" "1-Oct-95" "19-Oct-95" 19 "38" "22,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,840" 5.3 "Hurricane Roxanne." NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "90" "1-Oct-1995" "9" "28" NA "1019" 1018 92 "" "United States - Hurricane Opal" "" "" "" "Western Florida: Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Gulf, Franklin Southern Alabama: Escambia, Conecuh Northwestern Georgia North Carolina" "Blackwater, Yellow, Chattahoochee" "4-Oct-95" "8-Oct-95" 5 "19" "100,000" "1,800,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "203,500" 6.2 "Hurricane Opal. Third costliest storm in U.S. history. Worst storm since Hurricane Camille in 1969. Blackwater River in Florida crested at 14-15 ft above flood stage." NA NA "" 1 "31" 1 "91" "4-Oct-1995" "10" "29" NA "1020" 1019 93 "" "Vietnam - Typhoons Angela and Zack" "" "" "" "Provinces: Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Quang Nam-Danang, Quang Tri, Quang Binh" "" "8-Oct-95" "15-Nov-95" 39 "253" "212,000" "90,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "26,970" 6 "Typhoon Angela, Zack. Flooding and mudslides. 23,400 hectares of rice fields rendered unable to be harvested; 56,885 additonal hectares submerged or damaged." NA NA "" 1 "32" 1 "92" "8-Oct-1995" "11" "30" NA "1021" 1020 94 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Mameng" "" "" "" "Pampanga Province" "" "9-Oct-95" "26-Oct-95" 18 "100" "450,000" "80,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "7,280" 5.1 "Typhoon Mameng. Flooding and mudslides. $80 million in fishpond and poultry farm losses." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "93" "9-Oct-1995" "11" "31" NA "1022" 1021 95 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Districts: Ratnapura, Kegalle" "" "9-Oct-95" "12-Oct-95" 4 "6" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,270" 4.3 "Ratnapura: 124.5 mm of rain in one day - average daily rainfall is 14.4 mm." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "94" "9-Oct-1995" "11" "32" NA "1023" 1022 96 "" "Benin" "" "" "" "Mono, Zou" "Mono" "10-Oct-95" "9-Nov-95" 31 "" "57,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,120" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "95" "10-Oct-1995" "11" "33" NA "1024" 1023 97 "" "Costa Rica" "" "" "" "Guanacaste Province" "Tempisque" "6-Oct-95" "9-Nov-95" 35 "" "22,500" "6,300,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "11,550" 5.8 "Worst hit central american country this hurricane season. Rainfall 80% above average yearly level. 1,844 hectares of rice fields swamped, so rice will have to be imported at a high cost." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "96" "6-Oct-1995" "11" "34" NA "1025" 1024 98 "" "Panama" "" "" "" "Provinces: Los Santos, Panama" "" "10-Oct-95" "20-Oct-95" 11 "1" "500" "7,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,740" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "97" "10-Oct-1995" "11" "35" NA "1026" 1025 99 "" "Mexico - Hurricane Roxanne" "" "" "" "Sates: Yucatan (Cozumel, Merida), Campeche, Tabasco, Chiapas, Quintana Roo" "" "12-Oct-95" "19-Oct-95" 8 "17" "70,000" "60,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "225,000" 6.3 "Hurricane Roxanne. Cattle and banana businesses seriously damaged." NA NA "" 1 "33" 1 "98" "12-Oct-1995" "12" "36" NA "1027" 1026 100 "" "United States - Tropical Storm Roxanne" "" "" "" "Florida: Southern Counties - Hendry, Martin, Palm Beach, St. Lucie" "Peace, Myakka" "13-Oct-95" "28-Oct-95" 16 "" "600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "34,850" 5.7 "Tropical Storm Roxanne and other fronts. 20 inches of rain in 24 hrs." NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "99" "13-Oct-1995" "12" "37" NA "1028" 1027 101 "" "Azerbaijan" "" "" "" "Deveci, Siazon" "" "13-Oct-95" "12-Nov-95" 31 "5" "5,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,040" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "100" "13-Oct-1995" "12" "38" NA "1029" 1028 102 "" "India" "" "" "" "Andhra Pradesh State" "" "20-Oct-95" "23-Oct-95" 4 "94" "12,000" "2,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "262,800" 6 "Over 3,000 houses destroyed. Extensive crop damage." NA NA "" 1 "34" 1 "101" "20-Oct-1995" "13" "39" NA "1030" 1029 103 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Angela, Tropical Storm Zach" "" "" "" "Luzon (Quezon), Negros, Panay, Cebu" "" "28-Oct-95" "5-Nov-95" 9 "765" "766,000" "95,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "209,700" 6.3 "Typhoon Angela (Luzon). Strongest since 1984. Tropical Storm Zach (Negros, Panay, Cebu). Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 1 "35" 1 "102" "28-Oct-1995" "14" "40" -0.41 "1031" 1030 104 "" "Saudi Arabia" "" "" "" "Jeddah" "" "4-Nov-95" "5-Nov-95" 2 "5" "" "see notes" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "34,500" 5 "Losses estimated at SR150 million. Major infrastructure damage." NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "103" "4-Nov-1995" "0" "1" NA "1032" 1031 105 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Izmir Province" "" "4-Nov-95" "8-Nov-95" 5 "62" "4,800" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "14,860" 5 "Thousands of tons of cotton ruined." NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "104" "4-Nov-1995" "0" "2" NA "1033" 1032 106 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Mogadishu" "" "4-Nov-95" "7-Nov-95" 4 "20" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,310" 4.4 "Hundreds left homeless. Refugee camps flooded." NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "105" "4-Nov-1995" "0" "3" NA "1034" 1033 107 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Bay of Bengal region: Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna" "Chunkuri, Hogla" "10-Nov-95" "13-Nov-95" 4 "45" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "20,680" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "106" "10-Nov-1995" "0" "4" NA "1035" 1034 108 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Washington, Oregon" "Skagit, Snohomish, Cowlitz " "28-Nov-95" "10-Dec-95" 13 "2" "15,000" "100,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 2 "111,700" 6.5 "Flooding of the Cowlitz River was the worst in southwestern Washington in over 100 years. Cowlitz crested at 31 ft (8 ft above flood stage)." NA NA "" 1 "36" 1 "107" "28-Nov-1995" "1" "5" NA "1036" 1035 109 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "British Columbia" "Tulameen, Similkameen" "29-Nov-95" "7-Dec-95" 9 "" "" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 2 "31,440" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "108" "29-Nov-1995" "1" "6" NA "1037" 1036 110 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao: Davao Province" "" "10-Dec-95" "16-Dec-95" 7 "12" "9,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "6,970" 4.7 "9,000 left homeless." NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "109" "10-Dec-1995" "1" "7" NA "1038" 1037 111 "" "United Arab Emerites" "" "" "" "Fujaira" "" "19-Dec-95" "2-Jan-96" 15 "" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,990" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "110" "19-Dec-1995" "1" "8" NA "1039" 1038 112 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon Provinces: Aurora, Cagayan, Isabela" "Cagayan" "24-Dec-95" "27-Dec-95" 4 "18" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,780" 4.9 "Flooding and landslides. Worst flooding in this area in recent years." NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "111" "24-Dec-1995" "1" "9" NA "1040" 1039 1 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Kwazulu Natal province - Pietermaritzburg" "Msunduze, Slangspruit" "25-Dec-95" "2-Jan-96" 9 "157" "2,000" "600,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "26,830" 5.4 "70 mm of rain in less than 30 min on 12/25. Entire squatter camps washed out." NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "112" "25-Dec-1995" "1" "10" NA "1041" 1040 2 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "North: Transylvania, Moldova, Maramures, Cluj, Neamt Central: Mures, Alba, Hunedoara, Bacau South: Arad" "Bistritza, Aries, Somesh, Cris" "28-Dec-95" "7-Jan-96" 11 "2" "19,000" "12,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "187,000" 6.5 "Heaviest snowfall since 1970 followed by melting and rain. 170,000 acres of farmland flooded, also 220 villiages and 300 miles of road. Property damage and losses exceeding those of the 1970 flood disaster in Romania. 4,000 houses in northwestern Romania washed away, thousands in southern Romania taken to safer areas. 75% of the country affected." NA NA "" 1 "37" 1 "113" "28-Dec-1995" "2" "11" NA "1042" 1041 3 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Central and Southern Brazil: Sao Paulo, Sao Jose dos Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Bauru, Santa Catarina, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul" "Tiete" "25-Dec-95" "8-Jan-96" 15 "100" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,408,000" 7.3 "Floods and landslides." NA NA "" 1 "38" 1 "114" "25-Dec-1995" "3" "12" -0.5 "1043" 1042 4 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Jakarta" "Ciliwung" "6-Jan-96" "9-Jan-96" 4 "10" "28,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,175" 3.7 "Floodwaters up to 7 meters." NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "1" "6-Jan-1996" "0" "1" NA "1044" 1043 5 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao: Surigao del Sur province (San Miguel)" "" "6-Jan-96" "12-Jan-96" 7 "0" "2,000" "see notes" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,870" 4.5 "Millions of pesos of crops and infrastructure destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "2" "6-Jan-1996" "0" "2" NA "1045" 1044 6 "" "Mozambique" "" "" "" "Maputo province" "Maputo" "12-Jan-96" "15-Jan-96" 4 "0" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,870" 4.6 "400 hectares of crops flooded." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "3" "12-Jan-1996" "0" "3" NA "1046" 1045 7 "" "Panama" "" "" "" "Regions: Bocas del Toro, Chiriqui, Panama, Cocle" "" "14-Jan-96" "16-Jan-96" 3 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,010" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "4" "14-Jan-1996" "0" "4" NA "1047" 1046 8 "" "USA" "" "" "" "New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, New Jersey" "Ohio, Delaware, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Allegheny, Monongahela, Neversink, Conhocton, Canisteo" "15-Jan-96" "21-Jan-96" 7 "35" "200,000" "532,000,000" "Snowmelt" 1 "136,100" 6 "Record snowfall 1/7 and 1/12 followed by rapid melting and rains. Damage to over 50,000 homes, 28 sewage treatment plants. In hardest hit areas of PA, worst flooding since Hurricane Agnes 1972" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "5" "15-Jan-1996" "0" "5" NA "1048" 1047 9 "" "Zimbabwe" "" "" "" "Gokwe, Musampakaruma" "Gunguwe " "16-Jan-96" "22-Jan-96" 7 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "18,900" 5.3 "Rainfall up to 150 millimeters in 24 hrs in some areas. Crops, huts, roads, and livestock lost." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "6" "16-Jan-1996" "0" "6" NA "1049" 1048 10 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Chateauguay, Quebec (town of Hinchinbrooke)" "Chateauguay " "19-Jan-96" "25-Jan-96" 7 "0" "12,000" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "1,270" 3.9 "Record snowfalls in late November and early December followed by unseasonably warm temperatures and rain." NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "6" "19-Jan-1996" "0" "6" NA "1050" 1049 11 "" "Morocco" "" "" "" "South: Provinces - Essaouira, Azilal, Settat, Taroudant; Region - Chichaoua. North: Provinces - Tangiers, Chefchaouen, Kenitra; Region - Gharb. Center: Provinces - Khemisset, Sidi Kacem, Safi; Region - Casablanca." "Lihoud " "21-Jan-96" "1-Feb-96" 12 "23" "2,400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "280,200" 6.5 "Region of Gharb: 90,000 hectares (222,000 acres) of agricultural land under water, 600 families homeless. El Jadida province: 3,550 hectares of crops submerged. Tetouan province: 17,000 hectares of crops damaged. Sidi Kacem province: 26,000 hectares of farmland flooded. Kenitra province: 36,250 hectares of farmland submerged. Several rivers flooded." NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "7" "21-Jan-1996" "1" "7" NA "1051" 1050 12 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Durban, Ladysmith, Tokoza" "Klip " "24-Jan-96" "27-Jan-96" 4 "4" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "91,480" 5.6 "Wettest summer since 1987. 300 homes evacuated in Ladysmith." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "8" "24-Jan-1996" "1" "8" NA "1052" 1051 13 "" "France" "" "" "" "Languedoc-Roussillon Province - Herault region: Beziers, Puisserguier, Cassenon, Agde, Serignan, Puissalicon, Magalas " "Orb, Libron, Herault " "27-Jan-96" "30-Jan-96" 4 "4" "600" "6,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,140" 3.9 "$6 million in damage to roads, schools, and buildings - not including private property." NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "8" "27-Jan-1996" "1" "8" NA "1053" 1052 14 "" "Mozambique" "" "" "" "Province: Gaza (Chokwe)" "Incomati, Limpopo" "27-Jan-96" "29-Jan-96" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,620" 4.6 "100 mm of rain for 3 days." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "9" "27-Jan-1996" "1" "9" NA "1054" 1053 15 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Northern province: Giyani district, Mapayeni Village, Kruger Park" "Ritavi" "6-Feb-96" "10-Feb-96" 5 "1" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,000" 4.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "10" "6-Feb-1996" "1" "10" NA "1055" 1054 16 "" "Costa Rica" "" "" "" "Provinces: Cartago (Turrialba), Limon (Siquirres, Limon), Heredia" "" "7-Feb-96" "14-Feb-96" 8 "9" "100,000" "10,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,450" 4.8 "15-20 percent of its banana exports lost. $10 million in damages to houses, roads, and bridges." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "11" "7-Feb-1996" "1" "11" NA "1056" 1055 17 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Jakarta" "" "9-Feb-96" "13-Feb-96" 5 "20" "30,000" "434,800,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,190" 4 "Rainfall 5 times the normal levels, worst flooding since 1942. Tens of thousands of people left homeless, 565,000 people affected." NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "11" "9-Feb-1996" "1" "11" NA "1057" 1056 18 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Oregon, Idaho (Counties: Benwah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, Shoshone, Nez Perce Indian Reservation), Washington, Montana" "Willamette, Columbia" "7-Feb-96" "13-Feb-96" 7 "7" "24,900" "500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "482,600" 6.5 "Willamette 10 ft above flood stage. Columbia 11 feet above flood stage. 22,000 evacuated in Oregon, 1,000 in Montana, 7,000 in Washington, 1,200 in Idaho." NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "12" "7-Feb-1996" "2" "12" NA "1058" 1057 19 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Provinces: Mpumalanga, Gauteng, Free State, North West, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern" "Vaal, Queens, Crocodile, Limpopo, Olifants, Klein Letaba, Mogolo" "9-Feb-96" "19-Feb-96" 11 "66" "3,000" "6,860,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "582,300" 7 "Thousands homeless and dozens missing. Olifants River at highest level in 38 years" NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "13" "9-Feb-1996" "3" "13" NA "1059" 1058 20 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Provinces: Rio de Janeiro (Itaguai, Vidigal, Rio das Pedras, Rocinha, Sao Conrado, Barra da Tijuca, Jacarepagua), Sao Paulo" "" "13-Feb-96" "15-Feb-96" 3 "87" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "142,900" 5.9 "Worst rainstorms in Rio de Janeiro's history - 30 cm in 2 days. Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "14" "13-Feb-1996" "3" "14" NA "1060" 1059 21 "" "Mozambique - Cyclone Bonita" "" "" "" "Central and Southern Provinces: Zambezia, Gaza (Xai Xai, Chokwe), Maputo, Inhambane" "Limpopo, Incomati, Pungue, Zambezi, Save, Olifants" "13-Feb-96" "29-Feb-96" 17 "11" "200,000" "14,500,000" "Tropical Cyclone" 1 "264,700" 6.7 "Flooding following Cyclone Bonita. 100,000 hectares of crops destroyed, 150,000 cattle left without grazing land. Gaza Province: Limpopo up to 12 kilometres (7.44 miles) wide, over 3000 hectares of crops destroyed in Chibuto County." NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "15" "13-Feb-1996" "4" "15" -0.62 "1061" 1060 22 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java: Pekalongan District" "" "1-Mar-96" "3-Mar-96" 3 "0" "18,584" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,780" 4.7 "Over 10,000 homes in Pekalongan inundated and 18,584 people evacuated. Rains caused rivers to overflow their banks." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "16" "1-Mar-1996" "0" "1" NA "1062" 1061 23 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces: Khuzestan, Lorestan, Hamadan (Saveh), Ilam (Abdanan, Shirvan, Qhardaval, Zarin Abad)" "Karoun, Khorramabad, Jarahi, Karkhe" "28-Mar-96" "1-Apr-96" 5 "22" "" "7,930,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "121,600" 5.8 "Khuzestan: rain and mudslides, 24,000 hectares (59,300 acres) of farmland damaged and 1,840 farm animals killed. Saveh: 250 livestock killed." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "17" "28-Mar-1996" "0" "2" NA "1063" 1062 24 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "South Sumatra: Ulu Musi district - Lahat Regency (Galang, Tanjung Agung)" "Air Betung" "27-Mar-96" "31-Mar-96" 5 "20" "506" "430,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "67,730" 5.5 "14 hrs of torrential rain." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "18" "27-Mar-1996" "0" "3" NA "1064" 1063 25 "" "Ukraine" "" "" "" "Districts: Luhanska, Rivnenska, Khmelnitska, Belovodski, Starobelski, Swatovski, Markovski, Kremenski, Ivanofrankovsk, Kolomyisky, Snyatovsky" "Prypyat, Deikun" "10-Apr-96" "22-Apr-96" 13 "0" "10,000" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "592,500" 6.9 "Over 2,000 homes flooded. Tens of thousands of farm animals evacuated. Melting of winter snowfall that was twice the normal amount." NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "19" "10-Apr-1996" "1" "4" NA "1065" 1064 26 "" "Kenya" "" "" "" "Nyanza province: Kano, Lower Nyakach, Karachuonyo, Kisumu district (West Nyakach), Homa Bay district (East Karachuonyo)" "" "8-Apr-96" "11-Apr-96" 4 "0" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,430" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "20" "8-Apr-1996" "1" "5" NA "1066" 1065 27 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Southwestern, Western, Northern Provinces: Faryab, Faizabad-Badakhshan" "" "9-Apr-96" "23-Apr-96" 15 "115" "120,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "227,000" 6.5 "7 provinces hit, worst flooding in several years. Faryab was hardest hit: 2,800 houses, 930 acres of agricultural land, 3,350 cattle, 28 flour mills, 12 mosques and 5 schools destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "21" "9-Apr-1996" "2" "6" NA "1067" 1066 28 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Pernambuco state: Recife" "Beberibe, Capibaribe " "23-Apr-96" "30-Apr-96" 8 "53" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,680" 5.2 "Floods and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "22" "23-Apr-1996" "2" "7" NA "1068" 1067 29 "" "Algeria" "" "" "" "Eastern Algeria: Annaba" "" "23-Apr-96" "30-Apr-96" 8 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "101,900" 5.9 "Worst flooding was around the port city of Annaba." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "23" "23-Apr-1996" "2" "8" NA "1069" 1068 99 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Missouri, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois" "White, Wabash" "28-Apr-96" "2-May-96" 5 "6" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "394,900" 6.5 "Up to 9 in of rain in 3 days, thousands forced to leave their homes. Indiana: Evansville received a record 7 in of rain in 24 hrs. Southern Indiana - worst flooding in nearly 30 years. 6 counties declared emergencies. Wabash River at its highest since 1994." NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "24" "28-Apr-1996" "3" "9" -0.49 "1070" 1069 30 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Southern Queensland (Brisbane), Northern New South Wales (Grafton)" "" "2-May-96" "9-May-96" 8 "4" "120" "80,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "330,400" 6.6 "Most severe flooding in Grafton area since 1974 - 150 mm of rain in one week." NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "25" "2-May-1996" "1" "1" NA "1071" 1070 31 "" "Czech Republic" "" "" "" "North Moravia - Bruntal, Lichnov" "Vltava, Berounka, Elbe" "10-May-96" "14-May-96" 5 "1" "60" "36,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "9,860" 4.9 "Worst flooding in Bruntal area since 1945." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "26" "10-May-1996" "1" "2" NA "1072" 1071 32 "" "United States" "" "" "" "West Virginia, Kentuckey (Pike County), Ohio" "Guyandotte, Big Sandy" "13-May-96" "20-May-96" 8 "3" "2,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "63,660" 5.7 "6.5 in of rain. Guyandotte River crested 6 ft above flood stage. Big Sandy River crested at 13 ft above flood stage. 2500 forced to evacuate in West Virginia." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "27" "13-May-1996" "1" "3" NA "1073" 1072 33 "" "Yemen" "" "" "" "Western Yemen: Hudayda and Taiz regions" "" "14-May-96" "18-May-96" 5 "7" "5,000" "10,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,290" 5 "139 houses destroyed and 150 damaged. Also damage to roads and drainage systems." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "28" "14-May-1996" "1" "4" NA "1074" 1073 34 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Java: Kedung Badak, Kebun Pedas " "Cipakancilan" "16-May-96" "20-May-96" 5 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "870" 3.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 0 "28" "16-May-1996" "1" "4" NA "1075" 1074 35 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Eastern Ethiopia Regions: Afar, Somali" "Awash, Wabe Shebele" "29-May-96" "10-Jun-96" 13 "40" "50,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "355,400" 6.7 "6 weeks of unusually heavy rains. 4,000 hectares (9,880 acres) of agricultural land destroyed when the Wabi River overflowed." NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "29" "29-May-1996" "2" "5" NA "1076" 1075 100 "" "China" "" "" "" "Jiangxi province (Fuzhou, Yichun, Ji'an, Yifeng)" "Fuhe, Ganjiang" "30-May-96" "2-Jun-96" 4 "0" "22,800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "150,100" 5.8 "150,000 hectares (370,500 acres) of cultivated land damaged, 5,700 houses to collapsed, and 472 kilometers (295 miles) of highway affected. " NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "30" "30-May-1996" "2" "6" NA "1077" 1076 36 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Beledweyne" "Shabelle" "13-Jun-96" "14-Jun-96" 2 "3" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,530" 4 "Dozens of animals drowned after the nur farah water dam collapsed following 24 hrs of rain. 300 hectares of farm lands growing maize, sesame, sorghum and beans destroyed. 30 km affected." NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "30" "13-Jun-1996" "2" "6" NA "1078" 1077 101 "" "Yemen" "" "" "" "Central and Eastern Yemen Provinces: Shabwa, Maarib, Abyan, Hadramut, Al-Jawf " "" "13-Jun-96" "25-Jun-96" 13 "340" "37,770" "1,200,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "191,000" 6.6 "1,274 homes destroyed. 80% of farmland flooded. Thousands of hectares of crops and thousands of cattle lost." NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "31" "13-Jun-1996" "3" "7" NA "1079" 1078 102 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Maryland, Pennsylvania" "Patapsco" "17-Jun-96" "23-Jun-96" 7 "5" "50" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "18,340" 5.3 "Tropical Storm Alfred - record rainfalls: 2.25 in 6/18 in Pittsburgh, PA, breaking the daily record of 1.56 in set in 1932. 4.65 in 6/18 in Erie, breaking the 1957 daily record of 2.8 in. ''I was born in this house and never have seen anything this bad\" - Jesse Springer, 37, Emmitsburg, MD. Dozens in Western MD forced from their homes, hundreds stranded. Up to 13 in of rain. 10.7 in of rain in Gettysburg, PA in 6 hrs." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "32" "17-Jun-1996" "3" "8" NA "1080" 1079 37 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces: Guizhou, Guangdong (Yanxi, Yanjiang, Daling)" "Pearl" "17-Jun-96" "20-Jun-96" 4 "100" "40,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "233,500" 6 "20 in rainfall in Yangi. 2,000 hectares of farmland flooded." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "33" "17-Jun-1996" "3" "9" NA "1081" 1080 38 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Regions: Toscana, Veneto, Lombardia, Emilia Romagna" "Tagliamento, Seveso, Lambro" "19-Jun-96" "23-Jun-96" 5 "17" "300" "1,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "66,760" 5.5 "Heaviest rainstorm since 1966. Flooding and mudslides. Hundreds evacuated." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "34" "19-Jun-1996" "3" "10" NA "1082" 1081 39 "" "India" "" "" "" "Rajasthan state " "Ruprel, Fanali" "10-Jun-96" "30-Jun-96" 21 "63" "20,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "328,700" 6.8 "5,000 homes collapsed." NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "35" "10-Jun-1996" "4" "11" NA "1083" 1082 40 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Northern and Western Districts: Jamalpur, Sherpur, Khagrachari, Sirajganj, Netrakona, Gaibandha, Rangamati " "Jamuna, Brahmaputra, Bhogai, Someswari, Maharashi, Ganges, Dharala " "27-Jun-96" "9-Jul-96" 13 "6" "72,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "59,270" 5.9 "Rice crops damaged. 16 of 64 districts flooded. Up to 5 in of rain in one day." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "36" "27-Jun-1996" "4" "12" NA "1084" 1083 41 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces: Zhejiang, Anhui" "Tianxi, Qingyijiang, Shuiyangjiang" "30-Jun-96" "8-Jul-96" 9 "43" "271,200" "450,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "236,700" 6.5 "Zhejiang: 4.51 million people affected, 6,507 villages and 290,000 hectares of farmland flooded. Tianmu: 200 mm of rain in 24 hrs. Hangzhou-Jiaxing-Huzhou plain: over 200 mm of rain in 24 hrs. Heaviest rains in 50 yrs, flooding forced closure of Zhejiang's West Lake tourist attraction for the first time in 50 yrs." NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "37" "30-Jun-1996" "5" "13" -0.01 "1085" 1084 42 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Siberia: Irkutsk Region" "" "3-Jul-96" "7-Jul-96" 5 "" "220,000" "266,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "614,600" 6.5 "6,500 hectares (16,000 acres) of crops damaged." NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "38" "3-Jul-1996" "1" "1" NA "1086" 1085 43 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "Southern Amazon: Amazona state" "Orinoco " "1-Jul-96" "20-Jul-96" 20 "" "15,000" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "179,100" 6.9 "Thousands of members of the ancient Yanomami tribe homeless and lacking food. 'We've lived here thousands of years and this never happened,'' Fermin Irayawe, a Yanomami Indian and Upper Orinoco Municipality council member. Floods have submerged one-third of the 184,000-square kilometer (110,000-square mile) state. Up to 10 meters of water. The normal depth of the Orinoco is 40 meters (132 feet). It has risen to 50.9 meters (168 feet). Last major flooding was in 1976 when the river rose to 52.2 meters (172 feet)." NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "39" "1-Jul-1996" "2" "2" NA "1087" 1086 44 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Northern Sumatra: Band Aceh " "" "5-Jul-96" "10-Jul-96" 6 "0" "18,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,100" 4.8 "40-75 cm of flood water." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "40" "5-Jul-1996" "2" "3" NA "1088" 1087 45 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces: East and West Azerbaijan " "" "12-Jul-96" "16-Jul-96" 5 "25" "" "15,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "101,600" 5.7 "400 homes and 9,000 hectares of agricultural fields damaged. 2,000 livestock killed. Unseasonal torrential rain." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "41" "12-Jul-1996" "2" "4" NA "1089" 1088 46 "" "India" "" "" "" "West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam" "Brahmaputra" "10-Jul-96" "24-Jul-96" 15 "82" "3,000,000" "85,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "129,000" 6.3 "Tens of thousands of hectares of Assam farmland flooded." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "42" "10-Jul-1996" "3" "5" NA "1090" 1089 47 "" "Liberia" "" "" "" "Monrovia" "" "15-Jul-96" "18-Jul-96" 4 "" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "18,260" 4.9 "Flooding over 1 meter deep." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "43" "15-Jul-1996" "3" "6" NA "1091" 1090 48 "" "India" "" "" "" "Bihar state: Kishanganj, Darbhanga, Sitamarhi, Saharsa districts" "Gandak, Kosi, Sone, Bagmati, Andhwara" "17-Jul-96" "10-Aug-96" 25 "74" "4,000,000" "980,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "171,900" 6.6 "Affected: 3,634 villages in 18 districts, 5.435 million people. Damaged: property worth over 32.9 million rupees ( 0.98 million us dollars), 24,330 houses." NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "44" "17-Jul-1996" "4" "7" NA "1092" 1091 49 "" "Thailand - Typhoons Gloria and Frankie" "" "" "" "Northern and Central Provinces: Chumphon, Chiang Rai, Nan, Nong Khai, Udon Thani, Rayong, Ranong" "" "18-Jul-96" "21-Aug-96" 35 "29" "343,386" "13,500,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "314,300" 7 "Typhoons Gloria and Frankie. 46 of 76 provinces hit. 6909 hectares of farmland damaged and 1,720 farm animals killed." NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "45" "18-Jul-1996" "5" "8" NA "1093" 1092 50 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Western Pennsylnvania" "Ohio" "18-Jul-96" "21-Jul-96" 4 "2" "115" "20,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "53,520" 5.5 "8 bridges swept away and 22 others submerged. Over 750 homes damaged and 9 destroyed. More than 4 inches of rain. " NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "46" "18-Jul-1996" "5" "9" NA "1094" 1093 51 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Southern Quebec: Saguenay-Lac St. Jean region" "Saguenay, Chicoutimi " "19-Jul-96" "22-Jul-96" 4 "10" "12,000" "750,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "52,910" 5.3 "Torrential rains. 1500-2000 houses completely destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "47" "19-Jul-1996" "5" "10" NA "1095" 1094 52 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Central and Southern Districts: Manikganj, Dhaka, Munshiganj, Rajbari, Faridpur, Madaripur, Shariatpur" "Brahmaputra, Ganges, Meghna, Buriganga " "19-Jul-96" "2-Aug-96" 15 "50" "2,300,000" "15,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "69,100" 6 "590,000 families affected, 73,000 houses destroyed and 161,000 damaged. 86,000 acres (34,400 hectares) of crops destroyed and 164,000 acres (65,600 hectares) of farmland affected." NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "48" "19-Jul-1996" "6" "11" NA "1096" 1095 53 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Sindhupalchok District: Tatopani" "Bhairav Kunda " "20-Jul-96" "23-Jul-96" 4 "61" "72" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "3,250" 4.1 "18 houses destroyed by flash flooding." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "49" "20-Jul-1996" "6" "12" NA "1097" 1096 54 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangxi Province: Guigang, Guiping, Pingnan, Tengxian, Cangwu, Wuzhou" "Xijiang " "19-Jul-96" "25-Jul-96" 7 "0" "0" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "17,020" 5.1 "Highest flood peak on xijiang river surpassed without suffering deaths or major economic losses - due to huge flood control efforts (dikes, reservoirs, sandbags) 2 yrs prior." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "50" "19-Jul-1996" "6" "13" NA "1098" 1097 55 "" "Philippines - Typhoons Gloring (Gloria) and Huaning (Herb)" "" "" "" "Luzon Provinces: Pampanga, Bulacan, Tarlac, Bataan" "" "22-Jul-96" "3-Aug-96" 13 "89" "40,000" "53,700,000" "Heavy Rain" 1 "23,200" 5.5 "Typhoons Gloring (Gloria) and Huaning (Herb). Floodwater up to 4 ft. $46 million worth of agriculture products and infrastructure projects destroyed by Gloring, $7.7 million in infrastructure destroyed by Huaning. Over 10,000 families forced to evacuate. A 5.8 earthquake on 7/31 in Pampanga caused a dike in the Gumain River in Dinalupihan to collapse, releasing water from the typhoons and flooding adjacent villiages." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "51" "22-Jul-1996" "6" "14" NA "1099" 1098 56 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Far East Provinces: Primorye (Dalnerechensk), Khabarovsk " "" "1-Aug-96" "25-Aug-96" 25 "4" "14,000" "140,000,000" "Heavy Rain" 1 "524,900" 7.1 "Floods have downed power lines, destroyed nearly 9,000 hectares (22,000 acres) of crops, inundated around 200 kilometers (125 miles) of roads, damaged 29 bridges, and destroyed 3,444 homes." NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "52" "1-Aug-1996" "7" "15" NA "1100" 1099 57 "" "China - Typhoon Kirk" "" "" "" "Provinces: Fujian, Guangdong" "" "6-Aug-96" "10-Aug-96" 5 "266" "100,000" "200,000,000" "Heavy Rain" 1.5 "138,200" 6 "Typhoon Kirk. Flooded more than 70,000 houses and 58,000 hectares of farmland, and destroyed 15,000 water conservation facilities. Worst flooding in more than 30 years in Shandong." NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "53" "6-Aug-1996" "8" "16" NA "1101" 1100 58 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Istanbul" "" "7-Aug-96" "11-Aug-96" 5 "2" "180" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "2,205" 4 "45 houses flooded." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "54" "7-Aug-1996" "8" "17" NA "1102" 1101 59 "" "Spain" "" "" "" "Pyrenees: Huesca Province, Las Nieves campsite" "Gallego " "7-Aug-96" "9-Aug-96" 3 "85" "800" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "3,510" 4 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "55" "7-Aug-1996" "8" "18" NA "1103" 1102 60 "" "Mongolia" "" "" "" "Ulan Bator " "Tuul, Selbe" "9-Aug-96" "11-Aug-96" 3 "6" "" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "4,370" 4.1 "Destruction to cattle and buildings." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "56" "9-Aug-1996" "8" "19" NA "1104" 1103 61 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Western and Central Ethiopia regions: Gambella, Wondji, East-Shoa, Oromo, Afar" "Baro, Guilo, Akobo, Awash" "12-Aug-96" "30-Aug-96" 19 "" "30,000" "" "Heavy Rain" 1.5 "468,900" 7.1 "Thousands of acres of farmland destroyed including fruit, cotton, and 17,290 acres of sugar cane. Wondji floods aggravated by release from the Awash river's Koka dam to prevent it from breaking. Worst floods on Awash river in 60 yrs." NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "57" "12-Aug-1996" "9" "20" NA "1105" 1104 62 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Provinces: Vinh Phu, Lai Chau, Son La, Lao Cai" "Red" "18-Aug-96" "25-Aug-96" 8 "55" "90,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "84,500" 6 "Dike on the Red River burst north of Hanoi. Railroad lines and highways flooded. Worst flooding in Hanoi since 1971." NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "58" "18-Aug-1996" "10" "21" NA "1106" 1105 63 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districts: Rajshahi, Chapainawabganj, Dinajpur, Sherpur " "Mahananda, Padma, Ganges" "26-Aug-96" "7-Sep-96" 13 "20" "100,000" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "26,910" 5.5 "Damage to rice crops." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "59" "26-Aug-1996" "10" "22" NA "1107" 1106 64 "" "North Korea, South Korea" "" "" "" "North Korea Provinces: Hwanghae, North Phyongan, Kangwon South Korea Provinces: Kangwon" "Amnok " "25-Jul-96" "30-Aug-96" 37 "205" "535,000" "2,353,000,000" "Heavy Rain" 1 "100,900" 6.6 "Up to 800 mm of precipitation. 26,900 head of cattle and poultry killed. 290,000 hectares of crops flooded in North Korea. 3,200 hectares of farmland inundated in South Korea. " NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "60" "25-Jul-1996" "11" "23" -0.26 "1108" 1107 65 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "Provinces: Khartoum, Omdurman " "Nile" "2-Sep-96" "6-Sep-96" 5 "17" "4,000" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "107,500" 5.7 "More than 1,000 homes destroyed in the state of Khartoum." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "61" "2-Sep-1996" "0" "1" NA "1109" 1108 66 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Punjab province" "" "2-Sep-96" "7-Sep-96" 6 "119" "100,000" "" "Heavy Rain" 1.5 "203,000" 6.3 "3,000 villages inundated - 18,000 houses in 19 districts. 1 million acres of crops damaged. 181 head of cattle killed. Worst flooding in Punjab in two decades. " NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "62" "2-Sep-1996" "1" "2" NA "1110" 1109 67 "" "United States - Hurricane Fran" "" "" "" "Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Washington D.C." "Shenandoah, Potomac, Dan, James, Rappahannock, Nuese" "5-Sep-96" "13-Sep-96" 9 "34" "4,000" "2,000,000,000" "Tropical Cyclone" 1 "293,700" 6.4 "Hurricane Fran." NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "63" "5-Sep-1996" "2" "3" NA "1111" 1110 68 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Northern Nepal" "" "6-Sep-96" "13-Sep-96" 8 "20" "1,000" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "8,000" 4.8 "Bridge on the Arniko highway, linking Kathmandu to the northern border, was destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "64" "6-Sep-1996" "2" "4" NA "1112" 1111 69 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "Khartoum province" "Nile" "10-Sep-96" "15-Sep-96" 6 "0" "800" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "10,690" 4.8 "At least 200 homes destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "65" "10-Sep-1996" "2" "5" NA "1113" 1112 70 "" "Puerto Rico" "Dominican Republic" "Haiti" "" "Caribbean --Puerto Rico: Mayaguez, San Juan, St. Croix, Ponce, Guayama, Loiza, Punta Diamante, Arecibo --Dominican Republic: Hispaniola, Samana Peninsula --Haiti " "La Plata" "11-Sep-96" "19-Sep-96" 9 "24" "10,000" "155,000,000" "Tropical Cyclone" 1 "11,200" 5 "Hurricane Hortense. 18 inches of rain in Puerto Rico. Floodwaters up to 5 ft. $128 million worth of crops lost." NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "66" "11-Sep-1996" "2" "6" NA "1114" 1113 71 "" "Cambodia" "Laos" "" "" "Cambodia - provinces: Phnom Penh, Ratankiri, Kratie, Prey Veng, Kampong Cham, Steung Treng, Pursat, Battambang, Siem Reap, Kompong Thom --Laos - provinces: Savannakhet, Champasak, Pakse" "Tonie Sap, Mekong, Bassac " "27-Sep-96" "4-Oct-96" 8 "46" "1,000" "5,100,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "232,600" 6.3 "Worst floods in Cambodia since 1978. 296,516 acres (120,000 hectares) of rice fields destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "26" 1 "67" "27-Sep-1996" "3" "7" NA "1115" 1114 72 "" "Mexico - Hurricane Fausto" "" "" "" "Baja California: Todos Santos, San Jose del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas" "" "13-Sep-96" "14-Sep-96" 2 "1" "300" "" "Tropical Cyclone" 1 "9,300" 4.3 "Hurricane Fausto. Several hundred evacuated. Up to 12 inches of rain." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "68" "13-Sep-1996" "3" "8" NA "1116" 1115 73 "" "Canada - Hurricane Hortense" "" "" "" "Nova Scotia: Cape Breton, Halifax, St. Paul's Island, Bedford" "" "15-Sep-96" "18-Sep-96" 4 "0" "" "" "Tropical Cyclone" 1.5 "47,110" 5.5 "Hurricane Hortense. Winds over 100 mph. Over 5.4 inches of rain. First hurricane to hit the region since Blanche in 1975." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "69" "15-Sep-1996" "3" "9" NA "1117" 1116 74 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas Panhandle: Perryton" "Wolf Creek" "18-Sep-96" "20-Sep-96" 3 "0" "" "" "Brief Torrential Rain" 1 "5,540" 4.2 "6 inches of rain overnight. Highway bridge ripped away." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "70" "18-Sep-1996" "3" "10" NA "1118" 1117 75 "" "China - Typhoon Willie" "" "" "" "Provinces: Guangdong (Liezhou Peninsula), Hainan Island" "Niandu " "20-Sep-96" "1-Oct-96" 12 "38" "" "100,000,000" "Tropical Cyclone" 1 "36,470" 5.6 "Typhoon Willie. Up to 15 in of rain. 110,000 hectares of rice crop affected, 6,000 hectares of sugarcane toppled, 4,000 hectares of mangos and 35,000 hectares of bananas destroyed. Total agricultural losses reached 581 million yuan (70 million dollars). 300 hectares of shrimp farms inundated totalling 140 million yuan (16.9 million dollars) in losses. Strongest typhoon in Hainan in past 10 yrs." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "71" "20-Sep-1996" "3" "11" NA "1119" 1118 76 "" "Bosnia" "" "" "" "Central and Northern Regions: Bihac, Odzak" "Bosna, Sava" "20-Sep-96" "24-Sep-96" 5 "1" "" "" "Heavy Rain" 1.5 "24,390" 5.3 "Worst flooding in decades. Damage to multiple bridges." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "72" "20-Sep-1996" "3" "12" NA "1120" 1119 77 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Southern Provinces: An Giang, Dong Thap, Tien Giang" "Mekong" "1-Oct-96" "13-Nov-96" 44 "162" "200,000" "50,000,000" "Heavy Rain" 1 "22,610" 6 "200,000 homes flooded and 600,000 tons of rice threatened." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "73" "1-Oct-1996" "3" "13" NA "1121" 1120 78 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Central Provinces: Kanchanaburi, Bangkok" "Chao Phrya" "3-Oct-96" "28-Oct-96" 26 "60" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "116,500" 6.5 "Chao Phrya River over 6 ft above sea level" NA NA "" 1 "27" 1 "74" "3-Oct-1996" "4" "14" NA "1122" 1121 79 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Eastern States: Tampulipas, Durango, Coahuila" "" "6-Oct-96" "10-Oct-96" 5 "" "9,000" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "366,800" 6.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "28" 1 "75" "6-Oct-1996" "5" "15" NA "1123" 1122 80 "" "Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama - Tropical Storm Lili" "" "" "" "Central America --Honduras: Provinces - Olancho --Costa Rica: Provinces - Guanacaste, San Jose, Puntarenas, Cartago, Limon" "Chamelecon, Ulua, Tempisque" "14-Oct-96" "18-Oct-96" 5 "11" "10,500" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "272,800" 6.1 "Tropical Storm Lili." NA NA "" 1 "29" 1 "76" "14-Oct-1996" "6" "16" NA "1124" 1123 81 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania" "Muddy" "19-Oct-96" "23-Oct-96" 5 "5" "700" "" "Heavy Rain" 1.5 "67,010" 5.7 "Nor'easter. 320 evacuated in Massachusetts, hundreds in New Jersey. Multiple rainfall records broken: up to 18 inches. 5 ft of water on some Maine roads. Worst flooding in Manville, New Jersey in 21 years." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "77" "19-Oct-1996" "6" "17" NA "1125" 1124 82 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java: Central Java Province - Banyumas, Cilacap, Kebumen, capital city Semarang" "" "20-Oct-96" "22-Oct-96" 3 "13" "5,000" "300,000" "Heavy Rain" 1 "11,940" 4.6 "4,000 hectares of rice fields and 4,000 of soybeans destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "78" "20-Oct-1996" "6" "18" NA "1126" 1125 83 "" "India" "" "" "" "States: Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu (Madras)" "" "21-Oct-96" "25-Oct-96" 5 "326" "100,000" "128,500,000" "Heavy Rain" 1 "177,500" 5.9 "1.7 million hectares of crops damaged. Heavy rains caused by a depression in the Bay of Bengal." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "79" "21-Oct-1996" "6" "19" NA "1127" 1126 84 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "Bahr el-Ghazal State: Bor, Tonj" "Nile" "22-Oct-96" "26-Oct-96" 5 "102" "8,000" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "69,800" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "80" "22-Oct-1996" "6" "20" -0.36 "1128" 1127 85 "" "Somolia" "" "" "" "Central Somolia: Jowhar" "Shabelle" "6-Nov-96" "10-Nov-96" 5 "0" "2,000" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "64,920" 5.5 "Heavy rains in Ethiopian highlands caused the Shabelle River to overflow in Somalia. 1,800 hectares (4,860 acres) of maize, beans, sorghum and rice destroyed. 500 families homeless." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "81" "6-Nov-1996" "0" "1" NA "1129" 1128 86 "" "India" "" "" "" "Andhra Pradesh State: East and West Godavari districts" "" "6-Nov-96" "10-Nov-96" 5 "2500" "140,000" "1,000,000,000" "Tropical Cyclone" 1.5 "21,450" 5.2 "Over 742,000 hectares of crops - including rice, coconut and fruit orchards - flooded, amounting to $857 million. 350,000 houses washed away. Worst cyclone since 1977." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "82" "6-Nov-1996" "0" "2" NA "1130" 1129 87 "" "Iceland" "" "" "" "Vatnajoekull glacier" "" "6-Nov-96" "7-Nov-96" 2 "0" "" "12,000,000" "Snowmelt" 1 "5,680" 4.1 "Flooding caused by melt waters from a large volcanic eruption under the Vatnajoekull glacier in southeastern Iceland. Billions of cubic yards of water melted from the glacier during an eruption in October were released. Severe damage to roads and bridges." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "83" "6-Nov-1996" "0" "3" NA "1131" 1130 88 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Mazandaran province" "" "9-Nov-96" "13-Nov-96" 5 "5" "12,000" "20,000,000" "Heavy Rain" 1 "16,760" 4.9 "10,000 houses, 239 development projects, and 4,500 hectares of agricultural land were heavily damaged. " NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "84" "9-Nov-1996" "0" "4" NA "1132" 1131 89 "" "Egypt" "" "" "" "Provinces: Aswan, Sohag, Asyut, Minya, Qena" "Nile" "13-Nov-96" "25-Nov-96" 13 "23" "1,050" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "37,940" 5.7 "Thousands of acres of land flooded. 260 houses destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "85" "13-Nov-1996" "0" "5" NA "1133" 1132 90 "" "Haiti" "" "" "" "Le Borgne" "" "13-Nov-96" "17-Nov-96" 5 "18" "160" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "1,040" 3.7 "40 houses destroyed, 100 more damaged." NA NA "" 0 "29" 0 "85" "13-Nov-1996" "0" "5" NA "1134" 1133 91 "" "Dominican Republic - Tropical Storm Marco" "" "" "" "Northern Provinces: Santiago, Peurto Plata" "Yuna, Yaque " "17-Nov-96" "23-Nov-96" 7 "3" "3,000" "" "Tropical Cyclone" 1 "6,750" 4.7 "Tropical Storm Marco. Major loses of rice and livestock. Thousands homeless. Highest reservoir levels since Hurricane David in 1979." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "86" "17-Nov-1996" "0" "6" NA "1135" 1134 92 "" "Albania" "" "" "" "Northwest Albania: Lezha area" "Drini" "19-Nov-96" "21-Nov-96" 3 "0" "50" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "1,120" 3.5 "Dozens of farmers lost homes and livestock. Railways flooded." NA NA "" 0 "29" 0 "86" "19-Nov-1996" "0" "6" NA "1136" 1135 93 "" "Greece, Bulgaria" "" "" "" "Northern Greece: Thrace, Eastern Macedonia Southern Bulgaria" "Kosthinos, Nestos" "1-Dec-96" "4-Dec-96" 4 "5" "300" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "23,590" 5 "900 buildings flooded. 5,000 acres (2,023 hectares) of farmland flooded, cotton, tobacco and produce destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "87" "1-Dec-1996" "0" "7" NA "1137" 1136 94 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "Costal areas" "" "3-Dec-96" "5-Dec-96" 3 "" "10,000" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "181,900" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "88" "3-Dec-1996" "0" "8" NA "1138" 1137 95 "" "France" "" "" "" "Southern France: Beziers, Aude, Eastern Pyrenees" "Orbe, Rhone" "5-Dec-96" "10-Dec-96" 6 "" "50" "" "Heavy Rain" 1 "26,320" 5.2 "Train tracks flooded, cutting off transport between Narbonne and Perpignan. Dozens evacuated by helicopter from Bezier's Bas du Faubourg quarter. Orbe river rose to 12.4 meters." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "89" "5-Dec-1996" "0" "9" NA "1139" 1138 96 "" "Spain, Portugal" "" "" "" "Southern Spain Provinces: Seville, Cadiz" "Tigus, Guadalate" "22-Dec-96" "26-Dec-96" 5 "3" "1,800" "4,000,000" "Heavy Rain" 1 "36,920" 5.3 "1,800 forced from their homes in southern Spain, 2,000 stranded in northern Portugal. $4 million worth of crops destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "90" "22-Dec-1996" "0" "10" NA "1140" 1139 97 "" "Malaysia - Tropical Storm Greg" "" "" "" "Borneo: Sabah state" "" "26-Dec-96" "28-Dec-96" 3 "200" "7,000" "52,000,000" "Heavy Rain" 1 "73,240" 5.3 "Tropical Storm Greg. Millions of dollars in losses of infrastructure and agriculture." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "91" "26-Dec-1996" "0" "11" NA "1141" 1140 98 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Oregon, Washington, Idaho" "Chehalis, Tualatin, Cowlitz, Skokomish, Willapa, Skookumchuck, Deschutes, White, Nisqually " "26-Dec-96" "3-Jan-97" 9 "10" "50" "125,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "272,700" 6.4 "Flooding and mudslides. Tualatin River 3 ft above flood level. Highest snowfall in 60 years." NA NA "" 1 "30" 1 "92" "26-Dec-1996" "1" "12" NA "1142" 1141 105 "" "USA" "" "" "" "California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington" "Feather, Mokelumne, Truckee " "26-Dec-96" "3-Jan-97" 9 "23" "110,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "718,000" 6.8 "" NA NA "" 1 "31" 1 "93" "26-Dec-1996" "2" "13" -0.35 "1143" 1142 104 "" "Georgia" "" "" "" "Tbilisi" "" "1-Jan-97" "6-Jan-97" 6 "3" "" "19,500,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "56,750" 5.5 "50 bridges washed away, thousands of hectares of farmland swamped, several thousand residential and office buildings submerged." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "1-Jan-1997" "0" "1" NA "1144" 1143 102 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "States - Minas Gerais (Juvenilia, Elbanck Camara, Belo Horizonte, Riberao das Neves, Baldim), North Rio de Janeiro" "" "1-Jan-97" "8-Jan-97" 8 "81" "43,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "347,000" 6.4 "Flooding and landslides. Worst floods in 20 yrs in the state of Rio de Janeiro." NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "2" "1-Jan-1997" "1" "2" NA "1145" 1144 2 "" "USA" "" "" "" "California - North/Central Nevada - Reno" "Napa, Russian, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Truckee" "1-Jan-97" "1-Feb-97" 32 "20" "100,000" "1,500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "156,700" 6.9 "Flooding on the Truckee River is Reno's worst flooding since 1963." NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "3" "1-Jan-1997" "2" "3" NA "1146" 1145 103 "" "Morocco" "" "" "" "Southeast of Rabat" "" "5-Jan-97" "7-Jan-97" 3 "23" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,160" 4.4 "Flooding of normally dry streambeds." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "4" "5-Jan-1997" "2" "4" NA "1147" 1146 98 "" "Saudi Arabia" "" "" "" "Provinces - Medina (Yanbu), Makkah (Jiddah)" "" "7-Jan-97" "8-Jan-97" 2 "10" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "131,600" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "5" "7-Jan-1997" "2" "5" NA "1148" 1147 101 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "South and West: Antalya, Edirne, Izmire" "" "8-Jan-97" "10-Jan-97" 3 "3" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "73,850" 5.5 "410 houses and working places damaged, 20 houses totally destroyed in Izmir." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "6" "8-Jan-1997" "2" "6" NA "1149" 1148 100 "" "Greece" "" "" "" "South and Central Greece: Corinth, Aiyion, Athens, Crete" "" "12-Jan-97" "14-Jan-97" 3 "6" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "34,740" 5.2 "Worst storm in 40 yrs. 16 inches of rain in central Greece. Hundreds left homeless." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "7" "12-Jan-1997" "2" "7" NA "1150" 1149 99 "" "China" "" "" "" "Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region - Xinyuan County, Ili Prefecture" "" "14-Jan-97" "18-Jan-97" 5 "21" "50,400" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "62,970" 5.5 "Unusually warm winter temperatures. Over 17,000 hectares of winter wheat and rape flooded, 12,600 homes of herdsmen and farmers collapsed, 18,000 cattles perished." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "8" "14-Jan-1997" "2" "8" NA "1151" 1150 14 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Amazonian state of Acre - Rio Branco" "Acre, Tarauaca" "15-Jan-97" "15-Mar-97" 60 "9" "55,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "152,500" 7.1 "Acre River 3 m above normal level. Worst ever floods in the region." NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "9" "15-Jan-1997" "3" "9" NA "1152" 1151 12 "" "Malawi, Mozambique" "" "" "" "Caia, Nsanje, Chikwawa, Makhanga" "Zambezi, Pungue, Buzi, Shire" "15-Jan-97" "28-Feb-97" 45 "78" "300,000" "30,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "211,800" 7 "198,800 acres of farmland lost in Mozambique." NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "10" "15-Jan-1997" "4" "10" NA "1153" 1152 7 "" "Madagascar-Gretelle" "" "" "" "Farafangana, Vohipeno, Vondrozo, Vangaindrano, Befotaka, Midongy Sud" "" "20-Jan-97" "26-Jan-97" 7 "140" "63,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "146,900" 6.2 "Damage to corn crops." NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "11" "20-Jan-1997" "5" "11" NA "1154" 1153 97 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Provinces - Sao Paulo (Registro, Eldorado), Parana" "Ribeira" "22-Jan-97" "27-Jan-97" 6 "10" "11,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "97,030" 5.8 "Eldorado flooded to rooftops." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "12" "22-Jan-1997" "5" "12" NA "1155" 1154 8 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "8 of the 9 departments - Santa Cruz, La Paz" "Pilcomayo " "1-Feb-97" "15-Feb-97" 15 "40" "30,000" "35,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "689,100" 7.2 "Floods destroyed the homes and crops of tens of thousands of farmers, drowned livestock, and covered key roads. Soy bean, corn, cotton, and coca crops flooded. Heaviest rains in Bolivia in nearly 3 decades." NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "13" "1-Feb-1997" "6" "13" NA "1156" 1155 9 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Andes Tamburco District" "" "17-Feb-97" "17-Feb-97" 1 "41" "600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,520" 3.9 "Flooding and disastrous landslide." NA NA "" 0 "6" 0 "13" "17-Feb-1997" "6" "13" NA "1157" 1156 10 "" "USA" "" "" "" "North Illinois: Chicago, Hillsdale, Erie" "Rock, Illinois" "21-Feb-97" "25-Feb-97" 5 "0" "700" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "30,330" 5.2 "Ice jam on the Rock River." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "14" "21-Feb-1997" "6" "14" NA "1158" 1157 107 "" "Jordan" "" "" "" "Amman" "" "22-Feb-97" "26-Feb-97" 5 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,210" 3.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 0 "14" "22-Feb-1997" "6" "14" NA "1159" 1158 11 "" "Palestine" "" "" "" "Qalquilya, Wadi Kaneh, West Bank" "" "22-Feb-97" "26-Feb-97" 5 "16" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,610" 4.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "15" "22-Feb-1997" "6" "15" NA "1160" 1159 13 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Kentucky - Salt Licking Green, Stanley Southwestern Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, West Viriginia" "Lower Ohio, Brush Creek" "28-Feb-97" "15-Mar-97" 16 "50" "" "500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "179,900" 6.6 "" NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "16" "28-Feb-1997" "7" "16" -0.48 "1161" 1160 115 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "States - La Paz, Pando, Beni " "" "1-Mar-97" "4-Mar-97" 4 "16" "" "35,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "365,800" 6.3 "Soybean, corn, and cotton fields flooded. Tens of thousands of cattle drowned." NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "17" "1-Mar-1997" "1" "1" NA "1162" 1161 114 "" "Egypt" "" "" "" "North: Cairo region" "" "2-Mar-97" "4-Mar-97" 3 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "68,460" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "18" "2-Mar-1997" "1" "2" NA "1163" 1162 113 "" "Fiji - Cyclone Gavin" "" "" "" "Islands - Vanua Levu, Yasawa, Central Viti Levu" "" "6-Mar-97" "8-Mar-97" 3 "17" "1,300" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "13,550" 4.6 "Crops and livestock destroyed. 40% of the sugarcane crop destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "19" "6-Mar-1997" "1" "3" NA "1164" 1163 112 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao Provinces - Surigao del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Sur" "Agusan, Tago" "9-Mar-97" "13-Mar-97" 5 "18" "105,000" "76,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,320" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "20" "9-Mar-1997" "1" "4" NA "1165" 1164 111 "" "Ecuador" "" "" "" "Provinces - Guayas, El Oro" "Jubones, Manta, Burro" "9-Mar-97" "24-Mar-97" 16 "12" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,950" 5.6 "4,000 hectares of crops destroyed. 3,000 hectares of banana trees flooded by the Jubones river." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "21" "9-Mar-1997" "1" "5" NA "1166" 1165 15 "" "USA" "" "" "" "West and Southwest Washington - Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, Aberdeen, Port Orchard" "Satsop, Chehalis, Wynoochee" "15-Mar-97" "19-Mar-97" 5 "4" "600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "65,910" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "22" "15-Mar-1997" "1" "6" NA "1167" 1166 6 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Southern Districts - Barisal, Bhola, Patuakhali, Chittagong, Ranagamati" "" "19-Mar-97" "24-Mar-97" 6 "25" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "28,270" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "23" "19-Mar-1997" "1" "7" NA "1168" 1167 18 "" "Tanzania" "" "" "" "Southeast Districts - Lindi, Kivinje, Njia, Kilwa" "" "20-Mar-97" "15-Apr-97" 27 "61" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "148,900" 6.6 "" NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "24" "20-Mar-1997" "2" "8" NA "1169" 1168 17 "" "USA" "" "" "" "North Dakota - Grand Forks Minnesota - Knife River Iowa - Boise" "Red, Sheyenne" "22-Mar-97" "25-Apr-97" 35 "" "50,000" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "282,500" 7.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "25" "22-Mar-1997" "3" "9" NA "1170" 1169 16 "" "Australia - Cyclone Justin" "" "" "" "North Queensland - Cairns, Innisfail, Townsville" "" "22-Mar-97" "24-Mar-97" 3 "2" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "108,600" 5.5 "Losses of sugarcane. About half the papaya crop was destroyed and there was substantial damage to Queensland's massive banana plantations." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "26" "22-Mar-1997" "3" "10" NA "1171" 1170 110 "" "Saudi Arabia" "" "" "" "Asir Region (Al-Wadeen, Ukabat Dale)" "" "25-Mar-97" "28-Mar-97" 4 "16" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "98,250" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "27" "25-Mar-1997" "3" "11" NA "1172" 1171 109 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces - Kerman (Kahnouj), Lorestan, Khuzestan" "" "25-Mar-97" "30-Mar-97" 6 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "488,300" 6.5 "Hundreds of acres of crops damaged." NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "28" "25-Mar-1997" "4" "12" NA "1173" 1172 121 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Akskaisky region - Krasny" "Don" "15-Apr-97" "17-Apr-97" 3 "2" "500" "174,100,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,910" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "29" "15-Apr-1997" "4" "13" NA "1174" 1173 120 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Arba Minch region" "" "19-Apr-97" "22-Apr-97" 4 "29" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,360" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "30" "19-Apr-1997" "4" "14" NA "1175" 1174 119 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Krasnoyarsk region - Vorogovo, Zosino" "Yenisei " "24-Apr-97" "30-Apr-97" 7 "3" "1,000" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "26,140" 5.3 "Ice blocks formed a dam on the Yenisei River, raising water over 10 meters and flooding the villages of Zosino and Vorogovo up to the roofs of houses. " NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "31" "24-Apr-1997" "4" "15" NA "1176" 1175 118 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Khorasan Province - Birjand " "" "26-Apr-97" "5-May-97" 10 "6" "1,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,010" 5.2 "1,790 livestock killed, 200 wells inundated, 2,500 hectares of farmland flooded." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "32" "26-Apr-1997" "4" "16" NA "1177" 1176 117 "" "Georgia" "" "" "" "Tbilisi - Kvemo Kartli district, Mestia region" "Kura" "26-Apr-97" "2-May-97" 7 "4" "300" "10,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,950" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "33" "26-Apr-1997" "4" "17" NA "1178" 1177 116 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Ibadan" "Ogunpa" "30-Apr-97" "1-May-97" 2 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,290" 4.5 "Houses along the river channel collapsed." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "34" "30-Apr-1997" "4" "18" 0.47 "1179" 1178 28 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Hawardre district, Jowhar" "" "2-May-97" "7-May-97" 6 "0" "1,740" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "27,160" 5.2 "Over 1500 hectares of rice and sugarcane destroyed. Many goats killed. 500 hectares of corn and beans submerged in Jowhar." NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "35" "2-May-1997" "0" "1" NA "1180" 1179 124 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong Province" "Pijang, Liuxihe" "3-May-97" "16-May-97" 14 "135" "360,000" "160,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "175,000" 6.7 "13,000 hectares of farmland flooded. Flooding and landslides. Worst flooding in Northern Guangdong in 500 yrs." NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "36" "3-May-1997" "1" "2" NA "1181" 1180 127 "" "China" "" "" "" "Fujian Province" "" "5-May-97" "11-May-97" 7 "19" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "74,260" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "37" "5-May-1997" "1" "3" NA "1182" 1181 126 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangxi Province - Beiliu" "" "9-May-97" "13-May-97" 5 "111" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "183,100" 6 "110 mm of rain flooded 80,000 hectares." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "38" "9-May-1997" "1" "4" NA "1183" 1182 125 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Provinces - Balkh, Jowzjan, Takhar, Baghlan, Sar-e-Pol, Faryab" "" "12-May-97" "15-May-97" 4 "40" "" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "121,900" 5.7 "Series of flash floods. Extreme damage to crops, livestock, and homes - 1,300 homes, 100 grain mills, 1,900 cattle, 12,000 hectares of farm land." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "39" "12-May-1997" "1" "5" NA "1184" 1183 122 "" "Philippines - Typhoon Bining" "" "" "" "Luzon - Manilla, Zambales, Rizal, Bulcan, Pampanga, Bataan" "" "25-May-97" "27-May-97" 3 "35" "210,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "10,760" 4.5 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "40" "25-May-1997" "1" "6" NA "1185" 1184 146 "" "Hong Kong" "" "" "" "Kowloon " "" "2-Jun-97" "4-Jun-97" 3 "1" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,020" 3.5 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "12" 0 "40" "2-Jun-1997" "1" "6" NA "1186" 1185 143 "" "China" "" "" "" "Yunnan Province: Zhaotong Prefecture - Yiliang, Daguan, Yanjin, Zhenxiong" "" "3-Jun-97" "10-Jun-97" 8 "40" "" "1,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,000" 5.4 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "41" "3-Jun-1997" "1" "7" NA "1187" 1186 145 "" "El Salvador - Tropical Depression Andres" "" "" "" "Usulutan Province" "" "6-Jun-97" "9-Jun-97" 4 "4" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "3,050" 4.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "42" "6-Jun-1997" "1" "8" NA "1188" 1187 144 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Liangshan region" "" "6-Jun-97" "10-Jun-97" 5 "150" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,070" 4.7 "Flooding and landslides. 400 hectares of farmland buried." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "43" "6-Jun-1997" "1" "9" NA "1189" 1188 142 "" "Cuba" "" "" "" "Provinces - Havana, Matanzas, Santiago, Holguin, Camaguey, Ciego de Avila, Cienfuegos" "" "7-Jun-97" "11-Jun-97" 5 "1" "8,300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "73,130" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "44" "7-Jun-1997" "1" "10" NA "1190" 1189 141 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province - Changsha, Liuyang" "Xiang, Liuyang" "8-Jun-97" "12-Jun-97" 5 "56" "383,000" "160,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,290" 5.1 "Floodwaters at the third-floor level of buildings in Changsha, close to three-quarters of buildings in Liuyang submerged." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "45" "8-Jun-1997" "1" "11" NA "1191" 1190 134 "" "Chile" "" "" "" "Valparaiso, San Antonio, Santiago" "" "10-Jun-97" "24-Jun-97" 15 "20" "51,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "144,400" 6.5 "Flooding attributed to El Nino." NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "46" "10-Jun-1997" "2" "12" NA "1192" 1191 31 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "East: Ilam" "" "10-Jun-97" "11-Jun-97" 2 "20" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "4,630" 4 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 0 "46" "10-Jun-1997" "2" "12" NA "1193" 1192 140 "" "Ghana" "" "" "" "Accra, Tema" "" "12-Jun-97" "15-Jun-97" 4 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,330" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "47" "12-Jun-1997" "2" "13" NA "1194" 1193 139 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "Bihor Region - Suplacu de Barcau" "Crisul Negru, Barcau" "13-Jun-97" "16-Jun-97" 4 "12" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "8,490" 4.7 "100 houses destroyed, vast tracks of farm land under water. Worst flood in the region since 1970." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "48" "13-Jun-1997" "2" "14" NA "1195" 1194 138 "" "France" "" "" "" "Normandy - La Vaupaliere" "" "14-Jun-97" "17-Jun-97" 4 "4" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "8,000" 4.5 "Flash flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "49" "14-Jun-1997" "2" "15" NA "1196" 1195 25 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Chittagong, Cox's Bazar" "" "14-Jun-97" "20-Jun-97" 7 "" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,110" 4.8 "Water filled rice paddies and damaged 1,000 mud-and-straw huts." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "50" "14-Jun-1997" "2" "16" NA "1197" 1196 133 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Khorasan Province - Ardaghan village, Aslandooz" "" "17-Jun-97" "21-Jun-97" 5 "13" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,960" 5.2 "3,360 hectares of agricultural lands damaged." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "51" "17-Jun-1997" "2" "17" NA "1198" 1197 137 "" "Japan - Typhoon Opal" "" "" "" "Tokyo, Kanagawa prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture (Izu peninsula), Nagoya" "" "18-Jun-97" "20-Jun-97" 3 "3" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "18,480" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "52" "18-Jun-1997" "2" "18" NA "1199" 1198 131 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Ardebil Province - Khalkhal, Meshkin-Shahr, Pars-Abad, Bileh-Savar Moghan, Garmi" "" "18-Jun-97" "28-Jun-97" 11 "2" "" "20,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,840" 5.5 "884 heads of cattle killed. 16,000 hectares of agricultural lands and orchards destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "53" "18-Jun-1997" "2" "19" NA "1200" 1199 135 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Hill Country of south Texas, Bandera, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi, Victoria" "Medina " "19-Jun-97" "23-Jun-97" 5 "3" "350" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "155,900" 5.9 "Over a foot of rain - up to 21 inches in some areas." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "54" "19-Jun-1997" "2" "20" NA "1201" 1200 136 "" "Oman" "" "" "" "Dibba al-Baih, Oman-United Arab Emirates border" "" "21-Jun-97" "23-Jun-97" 3 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,980" 4.8 "Flash floods." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "55" "21-Jun-1997" "2" "21" NA "1202" 1201 132 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "Yeosu city, Koyang, Chunchon, Chungchung province" "" "22-Jun-97" "26-Jun-97" 5 "10" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "58,700" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "56" "22-Jun-1997" "2" "22" NA "1203" 1202 130 "" "India" "" "" "" "Gujarat state - Mehsana, Faisalabad, Gujranvad" "" "22-Jun-97" "26-Aug-97" 66 "273" "20,000" "157,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "183,100" 7.1 "Cattle and farms worth $157 million destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "57" "22-Jun-1997" "3" "23" NA "1204" 1203 129 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Lombardy Region - Como, Lezzeno South Tyrol Region" "Valletta, Po" "26-Jun-97" "29-Jun-97" 4 "2" "700" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,110" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "58" "26-Jun-1997" "3" "24" NA "1205" 1204 128 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Provinces - KwaZulu-Natal (Donnybrook, Mpophomeni), Northern Cape (Springbok, Eksteensfontein), Eastern Cape, Western Cape" "Buffels" "26-Jun-97" "5-Jul-97" 10 "9" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "332,600" 6.5 "Unusually cold weather." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "59" "26-Jun-1997" "4" "25" NA "1206" 1205 169 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "Central areas" "" "28-Jun-97" "5-Jul-97" 8 "4" "60" "1,650,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,250" 5 "10,000 hectares of agricultural land under water." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "60" "28-Jun-1997" "4" "26" NA "1207" 1206 170 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Michigan - Detroit, Oakland county, Genesee County, Berkley, Wayne County, Saginaw Counties, Hamtramck, Macomb County" "" "30-Jun-97" "3-Jul-97" 4 "16" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "16,280" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "61" "30-Jun-1997" "4" "27" 2.32 "1208" 1207 168 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Giresun Province - Espiye" "" "2-Jul-97" "4-Jul-97" 3 "4" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "21,240" 4.8 "Flooding and landslides. 3 hrs of torrential rain." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "62" "2-Jul-1997" "0" "1" NA "1209" 1208 167 "" "Taiwan" "" "" "" "Northern Hsinchu County - Chienshih" "" "2-Jul-97" "5-Jul-97" 4 "8" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,940" 4.1 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "63" "2-Jul-1997" "0" "2" NA "1210" 1209 166 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces - West Azarbaijan, East Azarbaijan, Ardebil, Kurdestan" "" "2-Jul-97" "6-Jul-97" 5 "11" "1,400" "5,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "109,500" 5.7 "Heavy losses on pastures, farmlands, livestock. 350 homes destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "64" "2-Jul-1997" "0" "3" NA "1211" 1210 47 "" "Czech Republic" "" "" "" "Eastern regions" "" "2-Jul-97" "24-Jul-97" 23 "48" "40,000" "1,800,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "34,990" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "65" "2-Jul-1997" "1" "4" NA "1212" 1211 53 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Comilla, Bandarban, Rangamati hill" "Teesta, Gumti" "3-Jul-97" "15-Jul-97" 13 "100" "200,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,610" 5.1 "Dysentery and typhoid outbreaks following flooding." NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "66" "3-Jul-1997" "1" "5" NA "1213" 1212 48 "" "Poland" "" "" "" "Klodzko, Opole, Raciborz, Wroclaw, Slubice" "Oder" "3-Jul-97" "9-Aug-97" 38 "54" "162,500" "1,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "34,950" 6.4 "" NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "67" "3-Jul-1997" "2" "6" NA "1214" 1213 54 "" "Germany" "" "" "" "East: Oderbruch, Frankfurt-an-der-Oder, Ziltendorf" "Oder" "4-Jul-97" "9-Aug-97" 37 "" "5,200" "276,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "8,360" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "68" "4-Jul-1997" "2" "7" NA "1215" 1214 159 "" "India" "" "" "" "Assam State - Karimganj, Hailakandi, Cachar " "Barak" "5-Jul-97" "14-Jul-97" 10 "97" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "70,600" 5.8 "Several dykes breached." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "69" "5-Jul-1997" "2" "8" NA "1216" 1215 157 "" "India" "" "" "" "States - Kerala (Aduiumaly), Kernataka" "" "5-Jul-97" "22-Jul-97" 18 "100" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "233,000" 6.6 "Flooding and landslides. Landslide in Aduiumaly." NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "70" "5-Jul-1997" "3" "9" NA "1217" 1216 150 "" "Moldava" "" "" "" "28 of 40 provinces." "" "6-Jul-97" "29-Jul-97" 24 "9" "20,000" "200,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "28,960" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "71" "6-Jul-1997" "3" "10" NA "1218" 1217 44 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Guizhou, Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian" "" "6-Jul-97" "1-Aug-97" 27 "287" "200,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "842,700" 7.4 "226,780 hectares of farmland flooded in Zhejiang." NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "72" "6-Jul-1997" "4" "11" NA "1219" 1218 164 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Shikoku - Hyogo prefecture (Takarazuka) Chugoku - Hiroshima Prefecture Kyushu - Kagoshima Prefecture" "" "8-Jul-97" "13-Jul-97" 6 "26" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "95,830" 5.8 "Widespread flooding and landslides. 40 houses destroyed, a railway and two levees damaged, 3 bridges washed out, 1,350 houses flooded." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "73" "8-Jul-1997" "4" "12" NA "1220" 1219 154 "" "China" "" "" "" "Yunnan Province - Nujiang Prefecture, Qujing Prefecture, Jinping county" "" "10-Jul-97" "30-Jul-97" 21 "301" "300,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "27,350" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "74" "10-Jul-1997" "4" "13" NA "1221" 1220 158 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Xingwen" "" "15-Jul-97" "18-Jul-97" 4 "48" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,180" 4.9 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "75" "15-Jul-1997" "4" "14" NA "1222" 1221 156 "" "China" "" "" "" "Gansu Province" "" "17-Jul-97" "22-Jul-97" 6 "19" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "124,200" 6 "Worst flooding in the province in 60 yrs." NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "76" "17-Jul-1997" "5" "15" NA "1223" 1222 153 "" "Japan - Typhoon Rosie" "" "" "" "Shikoku - Wakayama Prefecture" "" "24-Jul-97" "27-Jul-97" 4 "5" "1,200" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "5,930" 4.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "77" "24-Jul-1997" "5" "16" NA "1224" 1223 152 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Punjab Province - Chakwal Northwest Frontier Province - Manshera, Balakot, Shinkiari " "" "25-Jul-97" "28-Jul-97" 4 "31" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "127,900" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "78" "25-Jul-1997" "5" "17" NA "1225" 1224 151 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Kashmir - Sarli Sacha, Panjor Bandi" "" "25-Jul-97" "29-Jul-97" 5 "16" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "5,800" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "79" "25-Jul-1997" "5" "18" NA "1226" 1225 149 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "Darfur Region - Nyala, Fashir, Aid al-Fursan" "" "25-Jul-97" "30-Jul-97" 6 "5" "3,000" "180,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "199,000" 6.1 "2,000 farms, 40 fruit gardens, several shops destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "80" "25-Jul-1997" "6" "19" NA "1227" 1226 59 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northern Colorado - Fort Collins" "Spring Creek" "25-Jul-97" "1-Aug-97" 8 "5" "400" "50,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,180" 5.1 "A backlog of heavy rain broke through a clogged railroad embankment and sent a 20 ft high torrent into two trailer parks. $40,000,000 in damage to Colorado State University buildings. 1,000 homes damaged." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "81" "25-Jul-1997" "6" "20" NA "1228" 1227 57 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "Carpathian Mountains Southern Foothills, Caras-Severin, Prahova, Dimbovita" "" "25-Jul-97" "5-Aug-97" 12 "6" "8,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "28,270" 5.5 "1,000 homes and 100,000 hectares of farmland damaged." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "82" "25-Jul-1997" "6" "21" NA "1229" 1228 45 "" "Sweden" "" "" "" "North: Pitea" "" "27-Jul-97" "29-Jul-97" 3 "0" "20" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,250" 4.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "83" "27-Jul-1997" "6" "22" NA "1230" 1229 183 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "Inchon, Far South, Chungchong Province - Okchon" "" "29-Jul-97" "3-Aug-97" 6 "12" "115" "9,900,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "47,680" 5.5 "7,230 houses flooded, 6,000 hectares croplands inundated. 8-19 inches of rain." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "84" "29-Jul-1997" "6" "23" NA "1231" 1230 58 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Chittagong, Cox's Bazar" "" "29-Jul-97" "4-Aug-97" 7 "15" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,100" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "85" "29-Jul-1997" "6" "24" NA "1232" 1231 179 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Provinces - Lai Chau, Phu Tho" "" "1-Aug-97" "7-Aug-97" 7 "12" "800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,190" 5.3 "Hundreds of homes destroyed, thousands of hectares of crops flooded. Flooding and landslides. 200 homes swept away in Lai Chau." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "86" "1-Aug-1997" "6" "25" NA "1233" 1232 61 "" "India" "" "" "" "States - Bihar, West Bengal" "" "1-Aug-97" "11-Aug-97" 11 "24" "100,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "201,800" 6.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "87" "1-Aug-1997" "7" "26" NA "1234" 1233 60 "" "China - Typhoon Victor" "" "" "" "Provinces - Guangdong, Hong Kong" "" "2-Aug-97" "7-Aug-97" 6 "65" "" "241,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "34,590" 5.3 "Destroyed or damaged 85,000 homes, inundated 850,000 hectares of farmland." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "88" "2-Aug-1997" "7" "27" NA "1235" 1234 177 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Agri Province - Dogubayazit" "" "7-Aug-97" "12-Aug-97" 6 "11" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "17,020" 5.2 "750 animals killed in the town of Dogubayazit. 100 homes damaged. Worst natural disaster in the region in decades." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "89" "7-Aug-1997" "7" "28" NA "1236" 1235 175 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangxi province - Gongcheng" "" "7-Aug-97" "14-Aug-97" 8 "13" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,070" 5.3 "Flooding and landslides. 300 houses flooded." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "90" "7-Aug-1997" "7" "29" NA "1237" 1236 176 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Ilam District" "" "8-Aug-97" "12-Aug-97" 5 "30" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "25,210" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "91" "8-Aug-1997" "7" "30" NA "1238" 1237 66 "" "India" "" "" "" "Himachal Pradesh State - Himachi, Radesh, Chiragon, Wangtu Andhara, Chandigarh, Chirgaon" "Sutlej, Andhara" "8-Aug-97" "14-Aug-97" 7 "200" "" "71,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "57,530" 5.6 "Severe flash floods." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "92" "8-Aug-1997" "7" "31" NA "1239" 1238 70 "" "Burma" "" "" "" "Pegu Division - Mon State - Sittaung, Jaing" "Irawaddy, Chindwin, Salween" "10-Aug-97" "20-Aug-97" 11 "100" "3,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "70,640" 5.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "93" "10-Aug-1997" "7" "32" NA "1240" 1239 63 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northern Arizona: Antelope Canyon, Havasupai Indian Reservation" "" "10-Aug-97" "12-Aug-97" 3 "11" "350" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,780" 4.4 "Flash flood - 11 ft wall of water crashed through a normally dry canyon, sweeping away a dozen hikers." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "94" "10-Aug-1997" "7" "33" NA "1241" 1240 76 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Provinces - Punjab, Northwest Frontier - Shinkiari, Gilgit, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chenab, Sutlej" "" "12-Aug-97" "3-Sep-97" 23 "165" "836,300" "" "Monsoonal rain" 2 "276,900" 7.1 "10,400 hectares of crops damaged in Punjab." NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "95" "12-Aug-1997" "8" "34" NA "1242" 1241 62 "" "Hong Kong" "" "" "" "Tai Po" "" "13-Aug-97" "15-Aug-97" 3 "" "4,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 2 "1,370" 3.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "23" 0 "95" "13-Aug-1997" "8" "34" NA "1243" 1242 72 "" "Chile" "" "" "" "Northern areas" "" "15-Aug-97" "19-Aug-97" 5 "10" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "224,900" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "96" "15-Aug-1997" "9" "35" NA "1244" 1243 68 "" "China - Typhoon Winnie" "" "" "" "Anhui Province - Jinhua City, Wenling Zhejiang Province - Taizhou city, Shanghai" "" "15-Aug-97" "21-Aug-97" 7 "56" "790,000" "2,675,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "67,370" 5.7 "20,600 homes flooded in Zhejiang." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "97" "15-Aug-1997" "9" "36" NA "1245" 1244 67 "" "Philipines - Typhoon Winnie" "" "" "" "Luzon Provinces - Pampanga, Bataan, Zambales, Bulacan, Tarlac, Nueva Ecija" "" "15-Aug-97" "23-Aug-97" 9 "21" "265,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "19,170" 5.2 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "98" "15-Aug-1997" "9" "37" NA "1246" 1245 65 "" "Taiwan - Typhoon Winnie" "" "" "" "Northeast Taiwan - Taipei" "" "16-Aug-97" "22-Aug-97" 7 "31" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "6,420" 4.7 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "99" "16-Aug-1997" "9" "38" NA "1247" 1246 69 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "North and West: Berber Province" "" "18-Aug-97" "20-Aug-97" 3 "" "5,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "659,800" 6.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "100" "18-Aug-1997" "10" "39" NA "1248" 1247 174 "" "India" "" "" "" "Maharashtra State - Bombay, Puna" "" "19-Aug-97" "24-Aug-97" 6 "50" "10,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "228,300" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "26" 1 "101" "19-Aug-1997" "11" "40" NA "1249" 1248 78 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Northeastern provinces - Nong Khai" "Mekong" "19-Aug-97" "1-Sep-97" 14 "46" "300,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "43,610" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "102" "19-Aug-1997" "11" "41" NA "1250" 1249 75 "" "China - Typhoon Zita" "" "" "" "Guangdong Province - Zhanjiang, Maoming, Yangjiang Hong Kong" "" "19-Aug-97" "25-Aug-97" 7 "345" "54,000" "433,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "55,170" 5.6 "Zhanjiang - 36,300 homes destroyed, 80% of the city's coastal areas - including banana and sugarcane plantations, fish and shrimp ponds - were flooded." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "103" "19-Aug-1997" "11" "42" NA "1251" 1250 73 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Provinces - Chumphon, Surat Thani, Phang Nga, Phuket, Surat, Krabi, Ranong" "" "19-Aug-97" "1-Sep-97" 14 "46" "200,000" "268,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "31,970" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "104" "19-Aug-1997" "11" "43" NA "1252" 1251 171 "" "India" "" "" "" "Kashmir and Jammu State - Srinagar" "" "22-Aug-97" "26-Aug-97" 5 "26" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "40,010" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "105" "22-Aug-1997" "11" "44" NA "1253" 1252 172 "" "Malaysia " "" "" "" "States - Kedah, Perlis, mainland Penang" "" "23-Aug-97" "27-Aug-97" 5 "6" "2,115" "39,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,250" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "106" "23-Aug-1997" "11" "45" NA "1254" 1253 74 "" "Morocco" "" "" "" "Taroudant, Hoceima, Benslimane, Settat" "" "24-Aug-97" "26-Aug-97" 3 "15" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "65,150" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "107" "24-Aug-1997" "11" "46" 2.88 "1255" 1254 184 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan province - Hengyang, Zhuzhou, Chenzhou" "Xiangjiang" "1-Sep-97" "8-Sep-97" 8 "63" "92,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "124,700" 6 "23,000 homes destroyed. 145,000 hectares of crops badly damaged, threatening the province's late rice harvest." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "108" "1-Sep-1997" "0" "1" NA "1256" 1255 77 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "East: Mehtar Lam" "" "7-Sep-97" "8-Sep-97" 2 "30" "600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,430" 4.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "109" "7-Sep-1997" "0" "2" NA "1257" 1256 185 "" "Japan - Typhoon Oliwa" "" "" "" "Kyushu - Kagoshima Prefecture, Miyazaki Prefecture, Amami Islands" "" "9-Sep-97" "14-Sep-97" 6 "17" "30,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "15,280" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "110" "9-Sep-1997" "0" "3" NA "1258" 1257 79 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Dehiowita, Kegalle, Yatiyantota, Avissawella." "Kelani" "13-Sep-97" "17-Sep-97" 5 "10" "5,000" "420,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,300" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "111" "13-Sep-1997" "0" "4" NA "1259" 1258 186 "" "India" "" "" "" "Andhra Pradesh State - Guntoor, Prakasham" "" "19-Sep-97" "24-Sep-97" 6 "32" "20,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "80,640" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "112" "19-Sep-1997" "0" "5" NA "1260" 1259 83 "" "Vietnam - Typhoon Fritz" "" "" "" "Provinces - Quang Ngai, Quang Nam-Da Nang, Nghe An" "Huong" "20-Sep-97" "29-Sep-97" 10 "28" "" "5,100,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "15,920" 5.2 "Flooding and landslides. Gold miners killed in landslides." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "113" "20-Sep-1997" "0" "6" NA "1261" 1260 81 "" "Mexico - Hurricane Olaf" "" "" "" "States - Oaxaca, Chiapas, Guerrero" "Costan " "25-Sep-97" "29-Sep-97" 5 "12" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "97,070" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "114" "25-Sep-1997" "0" "7" NA "1262" 1261 80 "" "Mexico, US - Hurricane Nora" "" "" "" "Baja California - Tijuana, Mexicali, Yuma" "" "25-Sep-97" "27-Sep-97" 3 "" "240" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "71,560" 5.3 "Millions of dollars in crop damage." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "115" "25-Sep-1997" "0" "8" NA "1263" 1262 84 "" "Spain" "" "" "" "Southern Provinces - Andelucia (Almeria), Murcia, Valencia (Alicante)" "" "28-Sep-97" "1-Oct-97" 4 "5" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "22,490" 5 "3 days of heavy rain." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "116" "28-Sep-1997" "0" "9" NA "1264" 1263 82 "" "Morocco" "" "" "" "Central: El Hajeb, Taza, Khenifra, Marrakesh, Meknes, Imouzzer-Handar, Rommani, Atlas Mountains." "" "28-Sep-97" "29-Sep-97" 2 "60" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "83,480" 5.2 "Five hours of torrential rain. Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "117" "28-Sep-1997" "0" "10" NA "1265" 1264 195 "" "Portugal" "" "" "" "Madeira Islands" "" "3-Oct-97" "5-Oct-97" 3 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "770" 3.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 0 "117" "3-Oct-1997" "0" "10" NA "1266" 1265 193 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Khorasan Province - Bojnurd region" "" "5-Oct-97" "9-Oct-97" 5 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "30,590" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "118" "5-Oct-1997" "0" "11" NA "1267" 1266 86 "" "Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay" "" "" "" "Southern Brazil: South Parana - Uniao da Vitoria Northeast Argentina Southern Paraguay" "Iguacu" "5-Oct-97" "15-Oct-97" 11 "" "3,600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "140,100" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "27" 1 "119" "5-Oct-1997" "1" "12" NA "1268" 1267 85 "" "Mexico - Hurricane Pauline" "" "" "" "South Oaxaca - Santiago, Escondido Southwest Guerrero - Acapulco, Puerto" "" "6-Oct-97" "12-Oct-97" 7 "400" "3,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "73,530" 5.7 "Thousands homeless. Acapulco worst hit." NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "120" "6-Oct-1997" "1" "13" NA "1269" 1268 194 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "Omduran" "" "7-Oct-97" "9-Oct-97" 3 "1" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,690" 4.8 "Heavy rains flowed down from the Kerari mountains. 70 houses, 80 shops destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "121" "7-Oct-1997" "1" "14" NA "1270" 1269 89 "" "Greece, Turkey" "" "" "" "Greece - Patras, Athens Turkey - Istanbul, Izmir, Bursa" "" "12-Oct-97" "18-Oct-97" 7 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "116,600" 5.9 "Flooding worst in Istanbul." NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "122" "12-Oct-1997" "1" "15" NA "1271" 1270 87 "" "Colombia" "" "" "" "Bolivar Province - Carmen de Bolivar" "Gibrantar, Sabaneta" "14-Oct-97" "16-Oct-97" 3 "2" "15,000" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,120" 4.2 "Homes and livestock swept away." NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "123" "14-Oct-1997" "1" "16" NA "1272" 1271 188 "" "Kenya " "" "" "" "Coastal areas - Mombasa" "Bogolo" "15-Oct-97" "23-Oct-97" 9 "23" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "34,480" 5.5 "9 inches within 24 hos Monday, 8.8 inches within 24 hrs Sunday." NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "124" "15-Oct-1997" "1" "17" NA "1273" 1272 88 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Provinces - Rio Grande do Sul (Itaqui), Santa Catarina, Parana" "Uruguay" "15-Oct-97" "22-Oct-97" 8 "" "21,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "465,800" 6.6 "" NA NA "" 1 "28" 1 "125" "15-Oct-1997" "2" "18" NA "1274" 1273 191 "" "Jordan" "" "" "" "Jizza, Umm Joza district" "" "17-Oct-97" "19-Oct-97" 3 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "24,510" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "126" "17-Oct-1997" "2" "19" NA "1275" 1274 190 "" "Israel" "" "" "" "Eilat, Beersheba, Negev desert, Qumran area, Jerusalem" "" "17-Oct-97" "19-Oct-97" 3 "15" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,910" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "127" "17-Oct-1997" "2" "20" NA "1276" 1275 189 "" "Egypt" "" "" "" "Aswan Province, Suez Province, Zafarana, Sinai peninsula" "" "17-Oct-97" "23-Oct-97" 7 "12" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "307,600" 6.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "29" 1 "128" "17-Oct-1997" "3" "21" NA "1277" 1276 90 "" "Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Somalia: Tiyeglow, Bardera, Gedo region Northeastern Kenya Ethiopia - Somali State" "Tana, Juba, Shabelle " "19-Oct-97" "28-Nov-97" 41 "2000" "230,000" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "713,800" 7.8 "Ethiopia - 12,000 domestic animals killed, 30,000 hectares of crops destroyed, 4,254 houses destroyed, 65,000 people displaced." NA NA "" 1 "30" 1 "129" "19-Oct-1997" "4" "22" NA "1278" 1277 187 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Mazandaran Province - Zinvand, Gara Mahalleh, Zirvan" "" "22-Oct-97" "26-Oct-97" 5 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "30,770" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "130" "22-Oct-1997" "4" "23" NA "1279" 1278 91 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Chiapas - Yajalon, Sabanilla, Petalcingo, Tila, Tumbala" "" "27-Oct-97" "31-Oct-97" 5 "8" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "72,850" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "131" "27-Oct-1997" "4" "24" NA "1280" 1279 92 "" "Portugal" "" "" "" "Azores Islands - Sao Miguel, Ribeira Quente Portugal - Madeira, Lisbon, Setubal, Evora, Portalegre, Santarem" "" "29-Oct-97" "2-Nov-97" 5 "29" "50" "17,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "40,360" 5.3 "Flooding and landslides. Many sheep and other livestock lost." NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "132" "29-Oct-1997" "4" "25" 2.22 "1281" 1280 203 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "North Sumatra Province - Medan municipality, Langkat, Deli Serdang, Binjai" "Mencirim, Kuala, Sibiru-biru, Sembahe, Tuntungan, Denai, Deli" "1-Nov-97" "6-Nov-97" 6 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "49,810" 5.5 "Flash floods." NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "133" "1-Nov-1997" "0" "1" NA "1282" 1281 202 "" "Syria" "" "" "" "Damascus, Khan al-Sheih, Raqaba province, Palmyra province, Qatana, Deir Ezzor" "" "1-Nov-97" "8-Nov-97" 8 "7" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "138,400" 6 "" NA NA "" 1 "31" 1 "134" "1-Nov-1997" "1" "2" NA "1283" 1282 200 "" "Ecuador" "" "" "" "Pacific coast, Andes Mountains, village of Arrayan" "" "1-Nov-97" "30-Nov-97" 30 "27" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "119,900" 6.6 "Flooding and mudslides attributed to El Nino." NA NA "" 1 "32" 1 "135" "1-Nov-1997" "2" "3" NA "1284" 1283 93 "" "Vietnam - Typhoon Linda" "" "" "" "Southern Provinces - Kien Giang, Ca Mau" "" "2-Nov-97" "12-Nov-97" 11 "594" "30,000" "472,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "34,010" 5.7 "Storm described as the worst calamity of the century. Destroyed 64,000 homes, damaged 110,000. Massive crop damage, 1,000 schools ruined. " NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "136" "2-Nov-1997" "2" "4" NA "1285" 1284 94 "" "Spain, Portugal" "" "" "" "Spain - Extremadura (Badajoz), Andalusia Portual - Alentejo, Algarve, Ourique, Pomerol" "Guadiana, Calamon " "5-Nov-97" "12-Nov-97" 8 "33" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "71,610" 5.9 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "137" "5-Nov-1997" "2" "5" NA "1286" 1285 198 "" "Uganda" "" "" "" "Mbale district, Tororo district" "Balaba" "14-Nov-97" "28-Nov-97" 15 "35" "20,000" "1,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,740" 5.5 "Flooding attributed to El Nino." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "138" "14-Nov-1997" "2" "6" NA "1287" 1286 197 "" "Tanzania" "" "" "" "Mara region - Serengeti national park" "" "14-Nov-97" "28-Nov-97" 15 "" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "28,960" 5.6 "580 acres of crops (sorghum, beans, maize, cotton), 120 head of cattle and goat swept away. 10,000 wild animals in Serengeti, mainly wildebeests and buffaloes, drowned." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "139" "14-Nov-1997" "2" "7" NA "1288" 1287 196 "" "Kenya " "" "" "" "Garissa" "Tana" "30-Nov-97" "3-Dec-97" 4 "11" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,840" 4.5 "Floodwaters shoulder deep. Damaged Somali relief operations based out of Garissa." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "140" "30-Nov-1997" "2" "8" NA "1289" 1288 210 "" "India" "" "" "" "States - Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu (Madras)" "" "4-Dec-97" "9-Dec-97" 6 "6" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "384,900" 6.4 "" NA NA "" 1 "33" 1 "141" "4-Dec-1997" "3" "9" NA "1290" 1289 208 "" "Argentina" "" "" "" "Cordoba Province " "" "9-Dec-97" "14-Dec-97" 6 "2" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "325,500" 6.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "34" 1 "142" "9-Dec-1997" "4" "10" NA "1291" 1290 209 "" "Egypt" "" "" "" "Mansura, the Delta - Damiette province, Sinai peninsula" "" "10-Dec-97" "14-Dec-97" 5 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "113,100" 5.8 "10 hr storm in Damiette province, the hardest hit area." NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "143" "10-Dec-1997" "4" "11" NA "1292" 1291 207 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Killeen, Austin, Waco" "" "18-Dec-97" "22-Dec-97" 5 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "54,840" 5.4 "Flood waters swelled 1.2 meters over the highway between Austin and Waco. 6 inches of rain fell over a 6 hr period." NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "144" "18-Dec-1997" "4" "12" NA "1293" 1292 206 "" "Malawi" "" "" "" "Central and Northern - Nkhotakota district" "" "19-Dec-97" "24-Dec-97" 6 "4" "1,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "59,480" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "145" "19-Dec-1997" "4" "13" NA "1294" 1293 96 "" "Tanzania" "" "" "" "Tabora, Kisangani, Dodoma - Kilosa" "Congo" "20-Dec-97" "31-Dec-97" 12 "38" "104,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "323,800" 6.6 "Floods caused by El Nino. Maize, cotton, and other crops damaged." NA NA "" 1 "35" 1 "146" "20-Dec-1997" "5" "14" NA "1295" 1294 95 "" "Albania" "" "" "" "Northwest: Lezhe" "Drin" "20-Dec-97" "23-Dec-97" 4 "" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,640" 3.8 "8,000 hectares of agricultural land flooded by up to one metre of water. Drin River has reached its highest level since 1985. 100 houses flooded." NA NA "" 0 "35" 0 "146" "20-Dec-1997" "5" "14" NA "1296" 1295 205 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "East Java - Probolinggo district" "" "24-Dec-97" "27-Dec-97" 4 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,230" 4.4 "Flood at the Madakaripura waterfall." NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "147" "24-Dec-1997" "5" "15" 2.23 "1297" 1296 1 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Queensland - Townsville Area" "" "1-Jan-98" "1-Feb-98" 32 "1" "64" " " "Tropical cyclone" 1 "33,830" 6 "Heaviest rainfall ever recorded." NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "1" "1-Jan-1998" "1" "1" NA "1298" 1297 2 "" "Congo" "" "" "" "Kantanga, Oriental, Mbandaka, Kisangani, Kinshasha, Lubumbashi, Katuba, Bukama, Lufira, Upemba" "Congo, Aruwimi, Tshopo, Lomami, Lulu, Lindi" "20-Dec-97" "12-Jan-98" 24 "3" "20,000" " " "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "958,700" 7.5 "ITCZ convective rain or easterly wave." NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "2" "20-Dec-1997" "2" "2" NA "1299" 1298 3 "" "Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania" "" "" "" "Kenya: Voi, Nairobi-Mombasa Highway, Tsavo National Park, Garissa Tanzania: Lakes Victoria and Tanganyika, North Zambia, Mwanga district, Kilimanjaro region" "Tana, Mkondoa" "1-Jan-98" "20-Jan-98" 20 "86" "346,000" "45,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "386,400" 7.1 "See also DFO-1997-90 ." NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "3" "1-Jan-1998" "3" "3" NA "1300" 1299 4 "" "Peru, Ecuador" "" "" "" "Ica, Guayas, El Oro, Manabi, Los Rios" "Ica" "15-Nov-97" "12-Feb-98" 90 "200" "100,000" "771,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "1,990,000" 8.3 "ITCZ convective rain." NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "4" "15-Nov-1997" "4" "4" NA "1301" 1300 5 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "North West Territory - Les" "Katherine" "25-Jan-98" "28-Jan-98" 4 "2" "24" "1,175" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "267,600" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "5" "25-Jan-1998" "5" "5" NA "1302" 1301 6 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Florida: Keys, Miami, N Florida Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, New Jersey" "Suwanee, Santa Fe, St. Mary's" "3-Feb-98" "24-Feb-98" 22 "42" " " " " "Tropical cyclone" 1 "265,500" 6.8 "Frontal cyclone (\"northeaster\") -- first event-frontal cyclone ending on 2/5/98 additional rainstorms 2/17-2/18 & 2/21-2/24 kept rivers at or above flood stage. Suwanee river (FL) highest level in 50 years, Sante Fe river (FL) highest in 20 years." NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "6" "3-Feb-1998" "6" "6" NA "1303" 1302 7 "" "USA" "Mexico" "" "" "USA - Coastal California: San Francisco, Tijuana, Rosarito, Sacramento, San Joaquin valleys Mexico - Tijuana" "Pajara, Russian, Napa, Cuyama, Ventura" "3-Feb-98" "21-Feb-98" 19 "13" "3,500" "500,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "63,270" 6.3 "Frontal cyclones. Greatest rainfall since 1877." NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "7" "3-Feb-1998" "7" "7" NA "1304" 1303 8 "" "Peru, Ecuador" "" "" "" "Provinces - Piura, Tumbes, Ancash, Cajamarca, Cerro de Pasco, Lambayeque " "Zaramilla, Chancay" "10-Feb-98" "15-Mar-98" 34 "364" " " " " "Tropical cyclone" 1 "1,340,000" 7.7 "ITCZ convective rain -- (see also DFO-1998-04) attributed to El Nino." NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "8" "10-Feb-1998" "8" "8" NA "1305" 1304 9 "" "Paraguay" "" "" "" "Asuncion" "Asuncion, Paraguay, Parana" "15-Dec-97" "13-Feb-98" 61 "50" "100,000" " " "Tropical cyclone" 1 "317,600" 7.3 "ITCZ convective rain." NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "9" "15-Dec-1997" "9" "9" NA "1306" 1305 10 "" "Bulgaria, Turkey" "" "" "" "Bourgas, Varna, Plovdiv, Yambol, Sofia, Meric" "Tunica" "14-Dec-97" "16-Feb-98" 65 "1" "200" " " "Snowmelt" 1 "62,740" 6.6 "" NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "10" "14-Dec-1997" "10" "10" NA "1307" 1306 11 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "Mocotoro, Guanay, Tipuani, Mapiri" "Guanay, Tipuani" "11-Feb-98" "13-Feb-98" 3 "60" "1,500" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "376,700" 6.1 "Flooding and mudslides. Attributed to El Nino." NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "11" "11-Feb-1998" "11" "11" NA "1308" 1307 12 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Provinces - Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Uruzgan, Nimroz" "" "20-Feb-98" "27-Feb-98" 8 "30" "3,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "75,880" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "12" "20-Feb-1998" "11" "12" 2.7 "1309" 1308 13 "" "Pakistan, Iran" "" "" "" "Pakistan - Makran Coastal District Iran - Shahr, Baluchistan Province, Sistan-Baluchistan Province" "Turbat, Kech, Dasht " "2-Mar-98" "5-Mar-98" 4 "300" "240,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "165,600" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "13" "2-Mar-1998" "0" "1" NA "1310" 1309 14 "" "Australia - Tropical Storm May" "" "" "" "Queensland - Gulf Country, Doomadgee, Burketown, Normanton" "Albert" "1-Mar-98" "6-Mar-98" 6 "0" "22" " " "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "128,500" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "14" "1-Mar-1998" "1" "2" NA "1311" 1310 15 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Eastern Cape Province, East London, Umtata, Tsolo, Libode" "Umtata, Bushman" "1-Mar-98" "4-Mar-98" 4 "7" "200" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "65,210" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "15" "1-Mar-1998" "1" "3" NA "1312" 1311 16 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern Alabama: Covington, Conecuh, Escambia Counties Northern and Central Georgia: Savannah, Ogeechee, Altamaha, Satilla, Suwannee, Albany, Dublin" "Pea, Suwanee, Oconee, Flint" "7-Mar-98" "13-Mar-98" 7 "11" "18,000" "270,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "185,200" 6.3 "Frontal and convectional storms -- $270,000,000 (Georgia)" NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "16" "7-Mar-1998" "2" "4" NA "1313" 1312 17 "" "Wales" "" "" "" "Welshpool" "Severn " "7-Mar-98" "8-Mar-98" 2 "0" "2" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "2,150" 3.6 "Frontal storm" NA NA "" 0 "13" 0 "16" "7-Mar-1998" "2" "4" NA "1314" 1313 18 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Bardera, Belet, Weyne, Bualle, Jamaame" "Juba" "15-Oct-97" "9-Jan-98" 87 "2311" "250,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "244,700" 7.3 "see also DFO-1997-90 " NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "17" "15-Oct-1997" "3" "5" NA "1315" 1314 19 "" "Malawi" "" "" "" "Districts - Karonga, Nkhotakota, Phalombe" "Phalombe" "19-Jan-98" "4-Feb-98" 17 " " "10,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "48,380" 5.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "18" "19-Jan-1998" "3" "6" NA "1316" 1315 20 "" "Greece" "" "" "" "Northern Districts - Rodop, Euros" "" "6-Feb-98" "7-Feb-98" 2 "1" " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "20,430" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "19" "6-Feb-1998" "3" "7" NA "1317" 1316 21 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Coast of Azov Sea to Krasnodar Kuban Region - Don Krepkaya, Pavloskaya" "Chelbas" "18-Feb-98" "7-Mar-98" 18 "1" "88,000" "13,000,000" "Snowmelt" 1 "34,200" 5.8 "R76 million. Dam break on the Chelbas River." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "20" "18-Feb-1998" "3" "8" NA "1318" 1317 22 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Tijuana" "" "23-Feb-98" "24-Feb-98" 2 "4" "800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,450" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "21" "23-Feb-1998" "3" "9" NA "1319" 1318 23 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Rio de Janeiro" "" "20-Feb-98" "21-Feb-98" 2 "1" " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "54,370" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "22" "20-Feb-1998" "3" "10" NA "1320" 1319 24 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Hunan, Fujian, Changsa, Nanchang, Jiujiang, Jiangxi, Xiangjian" "Ganjiang, Yangtze, Xiangjiang, Minjiang, Zishui" "6-Mar-98" "13-Mar-98" 8 "2" "130,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1.5 "199,700" 6.4 "Frontal storms -- experts attributed the flooding in the middle and lower reach of the Yangtze to El Nino. Record stage of 37.64 m in Changsha." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "23" "6-Mar-1998" "4" "11" NA "1321" 1320 25 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central Java - Blora, Bojonegoro" "Bengawan, Solo" "25-Feb-98" "27-Feb-98" 3 " " " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "44,400" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "24" "25-Feb-1998" "4" "12" NA "1322" 1321 26 "" "Yemen" "" "" "" "Tihama Valley in Al Hodeida Governate, Al-Zahara and Al-Luhyah districts" "" "14-Mar-98" "16-Mar-98" 3 " " "1,600" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "28,620" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "25" "14-Mar-1998" "4" "13" NA "1323" 1322 27 "" "Zambia, Burundi, Namibia" "" "" "" "Kitwe, Ipusukilo, Chipata, Caprivi" "Kafue" "17-Mar-98" "19-Mar-98" 3 " " "288" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "158,200" 5.7 "Widespread flooding along Zambezi river since beginning of 1998. 2 deaths in eastern Caprivi of Namibia. " NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "26" "17-Mar-1998" "4" "14" NA "1324" 1323 28 "" "Vanuatu - Cylcone Yali" "" "" "" "Port Vila" "" "20-Mar-98" "23-Mar-98" 4 " " "1,000" " " "Tropical cyclone" 1 "1,000" 3.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "26" "20-Mar-1998" "4" "14" NA "1325" 1324 29 "" "Florida" "" "" "" "Counties - DeSoto, Pasco" "Peace" "20-Mar-98" "24-Mar-98" 5 " " "560" " " "Heavy rain" 1.5 "19,150" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "27" "20-Mar-1998" "4" "15" NA "1326" 1325 30 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southeast Georgia: Counties - Everett, Glynn, McIntosh" "Tar Fishing Creek, Lower Roanoke River" "21-Mar-98" "23-Mar-98" 3 " " "80" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "39,690" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "28" "21-Mar-1998" "4" "16" NA "1327" 1326 31 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java - Tangerang, Penunggangan, Barat, Karawaci" "Cisadane" "24-Mar-98" "25-Mar-98" 2 " " "400" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "26,870" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "29" "24-Mar-1998" "4" "17" NA "1328" 1327 32 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Southwestern and Central Regions - Lorestan, Kohgiluyeh-Boyer-Ahmad, Khuzaestan, Kermanshah, Esfahan, Chaharmahal-va-Bakhtiari" "Tajan" "28-Mar-98" "5-Apr-98" 9 "84" "10,000" "97,300,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "203,400" 6.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "30" "28-Mar-1998" "5" "18" NA "1329" 1328 33 "" "Democratic Republic of the Congo" "" "" "" "Kinshasa city's Bandalunga district" "" "26-Mar-98" "27-Mar-98" 2 "8" " " "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "97,720" 5.3 "Millions of dollars in damages." NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "31" "26-Mar-1998" "5" "19" NA "1330" 1329 34 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire - Errol, Berlin, Gorham" "Androscoggin, Connecticut, Aroostook, Kennebec, Diamond" "31-Mar-98" "7-Apr-98" 8 " " " " " " "Snowmelt" 2 "46,560" 5.9 "Diamond River highest in 500 years. Androscoggan River highest in 50 years." NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "32" "31-Mar-1998" "5" "20" NA "1331" 1330 35 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Southern Quebec and Eastern Ontario - Montergie and Beauce Regions" "Chateauguay, Chaudiere, Yamaska, St.Francois, Becancour, Ottawa, St. Lawrence, Richelieu, Mississippi" "28-Mar-98" "6-Apr-98" 10 "2" "3,463" " " "Snowmelt" 1 "283,500" 6.5 "" NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "33" "28-Mar-1998" "6" "21" NA "1332" 1331 36 "" "Vanuatu - Cyclone Zuman" "" "" "" "Luganville, Espirito, Santo Gaua Island" "" "31-Mar-98" "1-Apr-98" 2 " " "800" " " "Tropical cyclone" 1 "1,540" 3.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 0 "33" "31-Mar-1998" "6" "21" NA "1333" 1332 37 "" "Central African Republic" "" "" "" "Bangui" "" "6-Apr-98" "7-Apr-98" 2 "6" "200" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "45,900" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "34" "6-Apr-1998" "6" "22" NA "1334" 1333 38 "" "England" "" "" "" "Central and Eastern Towns - Northampton, Evesham, Milton, Keynes, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire, Stratford, Bedfordshire, Kidlington" "Nene, Avon, Ouse, Cherwell, Severn, Piddle Brook" "10-Apr-98" "13-Apr-98" 4 "5" "300" "1,270,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "16,140" 5 "Worst in Northampton history - worse than great flood of 1947." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "35" "10-Apr-1998" "6" "23" NA "1335" 1334 39 "" "Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay" "" "" "" "" "" "14-Apr-98" "7-May-98" 24 "68" "700,000" "2,500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "541,000" 7.3 "Frontal storms -- cotton tobacco fruit and vegetable crop damage. Worst since 1983 and worst in Uruguay's history." NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "36" "14-Apr-1998" "7" "24" NA "1336" 1335 40 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Ohio, Illinois, Indiana - South Lebanon, Columbus, Franklin Counties" "Whitehall, Little Miami, Ohio, Wabash" "15-Apr-98" "17-Apr-98" 3 "0" " " " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "70,590" 5.3 "Frontal convective storms, \"overnight 6 inch rain\" flash floods." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "37" "15-Apr-1998" "7" "25" NA "1337" 1336 41 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "New South Wales - Sydney Narrabeen Lakes, Warringah-Pittwater region, Ku-ring-gai, Willoughby Lane Cove" "" "10-Apr-98" "10-Apr-98" 1 "0" " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "130,900" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "38" "10-Apr-1998" "7" "26" NA "1338" 1337 42 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Faryab" "" "6-Apr-98" "10-Apr-98" 5 "30" "5,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "117,700" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "39" "6-Apr-1998" "7" "27" NA "1339" 1338 43 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Nimroz Province" "Helmand" "11-Apr-98" "11-Apr-98" 1 "0" " " " " "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "35,000" 4.5 "Caused by closed dam gates." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "40" "11-Apr-1998" "7" "28" NA "1340" 1339 44 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Rio Grande do Sul - Alegrete" "" "11-Apr-98" "11-Apr-98" 1 "0" "11,200" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "209,600" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "41" "11-Apr-1998" "7" "29" NA "1341" 1340 45 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Tennessee - Knoxville, Chattanooga Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Southwestern Virginia" "Kanawha" "17-Apr-98" "21-Apr-98" 5 "2" "1,200" "100,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "79,600" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "42" "17-Apr-1998" "7" "30" NA "1342" 1341 46 "" "Poland" "" "" "" "Provinces - Tarnow, Przemysl, Krosno, Krakow, Rzeszow" "Vistula, Suchy, Grunt, Szcucin, San Wisla " "20-Apr-98" "26-Apr-98" 7 "0" "1,500" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "50,160" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "43" "20-Apr-1998" "7" "31" NA "1343" 1342 47 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "South Sumatra" "Musi" "15-Apr-98" "16-Apr-98" 2 "13" "400" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "114,800" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "44" "15-Apr-1998" "7" "32" NA "1344" 1343 48 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Southern Coast Mossel Bay" "" "23-Apr-98" "24-Apr-98" 2 "0" "200" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "73,480" 5.2 "Flash floods" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "45" "23-Apr-1998" "7" "33" NA "1345" 1344 49 "" "Tajikistan" "" "" "" "East and Central Regions - Gharm, Aini, Navdi, Pamir mountains" "" "24-Apr-98" "27-Apr-98" 4 "52" "1,000" " " "Rain and snowmelt" 1.5 "44,210" 5.4 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "46" "24-Apr-1998" "7" "34" NA "1346" 1345 50 "" "Tajikistan" "" "" "" "South and West Regions - Khatlon, Vose, Kulyab, Muminbad, Sarvine, Kafterkana, Ghabala, Nawabad, Kayanar, Yovan, Qabodiyon" "" "24-Apr-98" "7-May-98" 14 "203" "20,000" "66,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "59,530" 5.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "47" "24-Apr-1998" "7" "35" NA "1347" 1346 51 "" "Hong Kong" "" "" "" "Kennedy Town, Mongkok, Yuen, Long Man, Kam, West Kowloon" "" "26-Apr-98" "27-Apr-98" 2 "0" " " " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "5,590" 4 "Sudden storm" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "48" "26-Apr-1998" "7" "36" NA "1348" 1347 52 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Provinces - Kunar, Heart" "Kunar" "26-Apr-98" "28-Apr-98" 3 "35" " " " " "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "106,300" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "49" "26-Apr-1998" "7" "37" NA "1349" 1348 53 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Oklahoma: Tulsa, Stratford Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, South Dakota" "Neosho, Washita, Caney, Little, North Canadian" "26-Apr-98" "28-Apr-98" 3 "4" " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "287,300" 5.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "50" "26-Apr-1998" "7" "38" NA "1350" 1349 54 "" "Papua New Guinea" "" "" "" "East Sepik Province - Ambunti, Angoram districts" "Ramu" "27-Apr-98" "1-May-98" 5 " " "30,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "53,960" 5.4 "Heavy rains follow El Nino-related drought" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "51" "27-Apr-1998" "7" "39" NA "1351" 1350 55 "" "Tanzania" "" "" "" "Dar es Salaam, coastal belt, Kinondoni, Dala, Temeke" "Nakasangwe" "27-Apr-98" "4-May-98" 8 "5" "4,600" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "169,800" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "52" "27-Apr-1998" "8" "40" NA "1352" 1351 56 "" "Paraguay" "" "" "" "Alberdi, Pilar, Chaco" "Parana" "1-Mar-98" "7-May-98" 68 "55" "85,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "242,700" 7.2 "continuation of event DFO1998-39. " NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "53" "1-Mar-1998" "9" "41" 2.61 "1353" 1352 57 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Compania region - Naples, Sarno, Siano, Quindici, Bracigliano" "" "1-May-98" "7-May-98" 7 "148" "3,463" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "17,720" 5.1 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "54" "1-May-1998" "0" "1" NA "1354" 1353 58 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Vologda region" "North Dvina, Yug, Sukhona" "4-May-98" "7-May-98" 4 " " " " " " "Snowmelt" 1.5 "62,270" 5.6 "Worst flood this century." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "55" "4-May-1998" "0" "2" NA "1355" 1354 59 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Southeastern Queensland - Bundaberg" "Dawson" "6-May-98" "11-May-98" 6 " " " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "209,200" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "56" "6-May-1998" "1" "3" NA "1356" 1355 60 "" "Connecticut" "" "" "" "Hartford" "Freshwater Brook" "8-May-98" "10-May-98" 3 " " " " " " "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,700" 3.9 "Most rain since flood of '55, close to 100-year flood stage at Lynch Terrace and O'Hear Avenue." NA NA "" 0 "21" 0 "56" "8-May-1998" "1" "3" NA "1357" 1356 61 "" "New Jersey" "" "" "" "Counties - Southhampton, Easthampton, Pemberton, Passaic, Somerset, Burlington, Bergen" "Pequannock, Millstone, Ramapo, Mill Creek, Rancocas Creek" "11-May-98" "13-May-98" 3 " " "124" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "15,360" 4.7 "12 consecutive days of rain." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "57" "11-May-1998" "1" "4" NA "1358" 1357 62 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java - Jakarta, Tangerang" "Ciliwig, Cisdane" "11-May-98" "13-May-98" 3 " " " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "23,660" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "58" "11-May-1998" "1" "5" NA "1359" 1358 63 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Dachuan Prefecture - Linshui, Dazhu, Kaijiang, Qu Counties" "" "7-May-98" "13-May-98" 7 "9" " " " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "79,570" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "59" "7-May-1998" "1" "6" NA "1360" 1359 64 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province - Xiangxi autonomous prefecture, Jishou city, Huaihua, Loudi, Zhangjiajie, Yiyang, Changde" "" "1-May-98" "5-May-98" 5 " " "2,000" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "97,000" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "60" "1-May-1998" "1" "7" NA "1361" 1360 65 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces - East Azerbaijan, Northwestern, Lorestan, Chaharmahal-va-Bakhtiari, Mazandaran" "" "12-May-98" "16-May-98" 5 "27" " " " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "125,200" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "61" "12-May-1998" "1" "8" NA "1362" 1361 66 "" "China" "" "" "" "Fujian province - Nanping city" "Min" "12-May-98" "17-May-98" 6 "11" " " "48,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "60,530" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "62" "12-May-1998" "1" "9" NA "1363" 1362 67 "" "Siberia" "" "" "" "Yakutia Province - Lensk, Yakutsk" "Amga, Olekma, Aldan, Lena" "16-May-98" "6-Jun-98" 22 "15" "51,000" "3,500,000" "Ice jam/break-up" 1.5 "314,800" 7 "91% of Lensk under water up to 1.5 meters deep. May 17th - water topped maximum level ever observed." NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "63" "16-May-1998" "2" "10" NA "1364" 1363 68 "" "Bangladesh - Tropical Cyclone 01B" "" "" "" "mouth of Ganges river" "Ganges" "20-May-98" "30-May-98" 11 " " " " " " "Tropical cyclone" 1 "34,070" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "64" "20-May-1998" "2" "11" NA "1365" 1364 69 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Bartin, Zonguldak, Sakarya, Karabuk, Bolu, Antakaya, Haty, Ceyhan" "Bartin" "20-May-98" "23-May-98" 4 "19" "514" "2,000,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "142,700" 5.8 "Large areas of farmland inundated. Rainfall worst in decades." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "65" "20-May-1998" "2" "12" NA "1366" 1365 70 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Lower Juba Valley south of Jamame" "Juba" "19-May-98" "21-May-98" 3 " " " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "100,600" 5.5 "Heavy rains that started in Ethiopia 15 days prior -- flooding in area south of Jamame related to collapse of river banks caused by flooding earlier in the year and last year due to El Nino (see DFO-1998-03 DFO-1997-90)." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "66" "19-May-1998" "2" "13" NA "1367" 1366 71 "" "China" "" "" "" "Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region - Xinjiang Yili Prefecture - Xinyuan County, Huocheng County" "" "16-May-98" "20-May-98" 5 "11" "508" "3,600,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "178,700" 6 "Heaviest rainfall ever in the region." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "67" "16-May-1998" "2" "14" NA "1368" 1367 72 "" "China" "" "" "" "Gansu Province - Yongdeng County, Gaolan County, Ningxia" "" "20-May-98" "21-May-98" 2 "37" "3,600" "14,400,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "51,480" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "68" "20-May-1998" "2" "15" NA "1369" 1368 73 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hubei Province - Xiangfan, Zaoyang, Nanzhang, Xiangyang, Yunyang, Zhongxiang, Jingshan, Changyang, Yichang, Songzi, Xiantao, Suizhou" "Yangtze" "20-May-98" "25-May-98" 6 "8" "15,000" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "149,500" 6 "" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "69" "20-May-1998" "2" "16" NA "1370" 1369 74 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province" "" "20-May-98" "24-May-98" 5 "10" "20,000" "18,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "216,100" 6 "Such strong storms are rare, hitting every 100 years." NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "70" "20-May-1998" "3" "17" NA "1371" 1370 75 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province - Changsha, Loudi, Shaoyang" "Lianshui" "20-May-98" "25-May-98" 6 "58" "106,000" "247,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "70,340" 5.8 "Water level higher in some areas than in 1954." NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "71" "20-May-1998" "3" "18" NA "1372" 1371 76 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Guangdong, Guangxi" "Shenzhen, Pearl, Ng Tung" "24-May-98" "1-Jun-98" 9 "15" "1,300" "34,700,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "164,900" 6.2 "A cold front began in central China and moved south, resulting in an average rainfall for May in a few hours on the border area." NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "72" "24-May-1998" "4" "19" NA "1373" 1372 77 "" "Kyrgyzstan" "" "" "" "Southwest - Jalal-Abad, Osh, Bazaar-Korgon raion, Susak raion, Carvak" "Kugart" "18-May-98" "22-May-98" 5 "1" "8,760" "2,400,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "45,400" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "73" "18-May-1998" "4" "20" NA "1374" 1373 78 "" "USA" "" "" "" "North Central Oregon - Crook County, Prineville " "Ochoco Creek, McKay Creek" "28-May-98" "3-Jun-98" 7 " " "1,600" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "26,250" 5.3 "Heavy rainfall - 7 inches in 48 hours - one month's worth of rain." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "74" "28-May-1998" "4" "21" NA "1375" 1374 79 "" "Kenya" "" "" "" "Nairobi" "" "27-May-98" "31-May-98" 5 "19" "800" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "106,200" 5.7 "Heavy rainfall - 11 inches in 24 hours." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "75" "27-May-1998" "4" "22" NA "1376" 1375 80 "" "Tajikistan" "" "" "" "Northern Kanibadam region, Northern Leninobod Region, Western Hisor District" "" "31-May-98" "2-Jun-98" 3 " " "1,200" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "39,900" 5.1 "Hundreds of hectares flooded." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "76" "31-May-1998" "4" "23" NA "1377" 1376 81 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Balkh Province - Mazar-e Sharif" "" "29-May-98" "1-Jun-98" 4 "30" "100" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "48,940" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "77" "29-May-1998" "4" "24" NA "1378" 1377 82 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Nenets Region - Naryan-Mar, Labozhskoye, Velikovisochnoye, Oskolkovo" "Pechora" "3-Jun-98" "7-Jun-98" 5 " " "49" " " "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "56,640" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "78" "3-Jun-1998" "4" "25" NA "1379" 1378 83 "" "Taiwan" "" "" "" "Counties - Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pintung, Yulin" "" "1-Jun-98" "8-Jun-98" 8 "3" "300" "19,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "7,740" 4.8 "Torrential rains - strong seasonal southwest monsoon." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "79" "1-Jun-1998" "4" "26" NA "1380" 1379 84 "" "North Korea" "" "" "" "Southeastern Coast - Kangwon Province - Anbyon, Tongchon, Kosong counties" "" "2-Jun-98" "5-Jun-98" 4 " " " " " " "Tidal surge" 1 "8,050" 4.5 "Tidal waves and flooding." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "80" "2-Jun-1998" "4" "27" NA "1381" 1380 85 "" "Hong Kong" "" "" "" "northern rural New Territories" "" "9-Jun-98" "12-Jun-98" 4 "1" "24" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "5,840" 4.4 "Torrential rain - up to 16 inches in 20 hours." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "81" "9-Jun-1998" "4" "28" NA "1382" 1381 86 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java - Tangerang districts - Cipayaeun, Manceri" "Tiga, Raksa, Cisoka" "10-Jun-98" "11-Jun-98" 2 " " "180" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "27,340" 4.7 "Deepest flooding in 10 yrs." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "82" "10-Jun-1998" "4" "29" NA "1383" 1382 87 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Hanoi" "" "9-Jun-98" "10-Jun-98" 2 " " " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "3,250" 3.8 "Heavy rainfall/thunderstorm - 9.09 inches overnight." NA NA "" 0 "24" 0 "82" "9-Jun-1998" "4" "29" NA "1384" 1383 88 "" "India" "" "" "" "Gujarat State - Kutch, Saurashtra regions, Kandla Port, Rakastan, Pakistan border" "" "9-Jun-98" "11-Jun-98" 3 "1126" "15,000" " " "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "4,930" 4.2 "Rare Arabian Sea cyclone incursion - heavy flooding of major coastal highways, slum by Kandla port was submerged by two meter high tidal wave and many salt workers drowned." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "83" "9-Jun-1998" "4" "30" NA "1385" 1384 89 "" "Bangladesh, India" "" "" "" "Northeastern Bangladesh - Sylhet district India - Assam, Arunachal Pradesh" "Brahmaputra" "9-Jun-98" "12-Jun-98" 4 "77" "2,000" " " "Monsoonal rain" 1 "136,000" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "84" "9-Jun-1998" "4" "31" NA "1386" 1385 90 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Massachusetts - Boston, Billerica, Tewksbury, Melrose, Peabody New Hampshire - South Tamworth, Durham, Newmarket" "North Shawsheen, Charles, Blackstone, Nashua, Assab, Saco, Oyster, Lamprey, Merrimack, Concord" "13-Jun-98" "19-Jun-98" 7 "1" " " "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "19,950" 5.3 "Highest ever rainfall recorded for a June day in New England since rainfall statistics started being tracked in 1871. Saco River - 50 yr flood, Wading river - 80 year flood, many rivers 10-25 year floods." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "85" "13-Jun-1998" "4" "32" NA "1387" 1386 91 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Sanliurfa, Erzincan, Agri, Ardahan, Erzurum" "" "12-Jun-98" "15-Jun-98" 1 "9" " " " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "28,450" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "86" "12-Jun-1998" "4" "33" NA "1388" 1387 92 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Nangahar Province" "" "12-Jun-98" "15-Jun-98" 4 "30" "100" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "11,600" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "87" "12-Jun-1998" "4" "34" NA "1389" 1388 93 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Chongqing, Ziyang, Guangyang" "Yangtze, Jinshajiang, Minjiang, Tuojiang, Jialingjiang" "19-Aug-98" "29-Aug-98" 11 "19" " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "35,150" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "88" "19-Aug-1998" "4" "35" NA "1390" 1389 94 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Sichaun, Guizhou - Chongqing, Jiangjin, Nanchuan, Fengdu, Wuxi" "Yangtze, Daxi, Qijiang" "3-Aug-98" "7-Aug-98" 5 "90" " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "133,200" 5.8 "Torrential rains and Yangtze headwaters." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "89" "3-Aug-1998" "4" "36" NA "1391" 1390 95 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi" "Yangtze, Wuhan, Jiujiang, Chenglingli, Shashi, Luoshan" "5-Aug-98" "7-Sep-98" 34 "575" "1,115,000" "3,710,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "293,000" 7.2 "Continued Yangtze flooding and dike blown up in Jianli county. Levels at Shashi broke 1954 record." NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "90" "5-Aug-1998" "5" "37" NA "1392" 1391 96 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi - Chenglingli, Wuhan, Jiujiang, Yichang, Jiayu, Shashi, Changde, Jiujiang, Jiangzhou, Jingzhou, Li, Huarong" "Yangtze, Hanshui, Xiangjiang, Zishui, Yangjiang, Lishui" "17-Jul-98" "5-Aug-98" 20 "345" "3,120,000" "1,310,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "367,300" 7 "Torrential rains continuing Yangtze flooding and major dyke break." NA NA "" 1 "26" 1 "91" "17-Jul-1998" "6" "38" NA "1393" 1392 97 "" "China" "" "" "" "Shanxi Province" "Yellow" "4-Jul-98" "20-Jul-98" 17 "113" "90,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "72,120" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "27" 1 "92" "4-Jul-1998" "7" "39" NA "1394" 1393 98 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Chongqing, Chendu, Luzhou, Nonchong, Guangyuan, Yanbain" "Yangtze" "27-Jun-98" "13-Jul-98" 17 "170" "240,000" "312,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "235,600" 6.6 "Yangtze highest level in 6 yrs." NA NA "" 1 "28" 1 "93" "27-Jun-1998" "8" "40" NA "1395" 1394 99 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Hubei, Anhui - Zianning, Huanggan, Huangshi, Yichang, Jinshou, Xining, Tunxi, Jixi, Huangshan, Chizhou, Anqing, Xuancheng, Tongling" "Xinjiang, Fujiang, Yangtze, Huaihe" "18-Jun-98" "13-Jul-98" 26 "164" "370,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "305,500" 6.9 "" NA NA "" 1 "29" 1 "94" "18-Jun-1998" "9" "41" NA "1396" 1395 100 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong Province - Yangjiang, Shaogun" "Pearl, Zhenjiang, Xijiang, Beijiang" "25-Jun-98" "6-Jul-98" 12 "180" "150,000" "205,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "41,220" 5.9 "Heaviest flooding on the Xijiang river in China since 1949." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "95" "25-Jun-1998" "9" "42" NA "1397" 1396 101 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangxi Province - Guilin " "Fuyishui, Lijiang, Zingjiang, Guijiang, Xijiang" "15-Jun-98" "28-Jun-98" 14 "66" "500,000" "221,700,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "26,920" 5.8 "Worst flooding in Guilin in 80 years." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "96" "15-Jun-1998" "9" "43" NA "1398" 1397 102 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Chongqing" "Yangtze" "18-Jun-98" "19-Jun-98" 2 "27" " " " " "Heavy rain" 1 "29,700" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "97" "18-Jun-1998" "9" "44" NA "1399" 1398 103 "" "China" "" "" "" "Jiangxi Province - Jiujiang, Jingdezhen" "Xinjiang, Xingjiang, Leanjiang, Jingjiang, Yuanhe, Yangtze, Guanjiang, Wuhe" "12-Jun-98" "9-Jul-98" 28 "51" "434,500" "240,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "36,420" 6.3 "Xingjiang river's highest level in history - rivers breaking all previous high-water marks." NA NA "" 1 "30" 1 "98" "12-Jun-1998" "10" "45" NA "1400" 1399 104 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Fujian, Zhejiang - Minqing, Minhou, Nanping, Qiantang, Minjiang" "Feiyun, Ou" "12-Jun-98" "25-Jun-98" 14 "126" "750,000" "210,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "54,190" 6.2 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 1 "31" 1 "99" "12-Jun-1998" "11" "46" NA "1401" 1400 105 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province - Wuhan, Changsha" "Xiang Jiang, Zishui" "12-Jun-98" "27-Jun-98" 16 "40" "400,000" "481,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "170,600" 6.6 "Worst in 50 years in Changsha. Xiangjiang exceeding record high level." NA NA "" 1 "32" 1 "100" "12-Jun-1998" "12" "47" NA "1402" 1401 106 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southwest Iowa - Des Moines, Lafayette West and Central Indiana - Cass, Fremont, Page, Mills, Montgomery, Ripley, Holmes, LaSalle" "Mississippi, Racoon, Wabash, Ohio" "13-Jun-98" "17-Jun-98" 5 " " "1,000" "37,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "73,860" 5.7 "White River highest since 1945." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "101" "13-Jun-1998" "12" "48" NA "1403" 1402 107 "" "USA" "" "" "" "California - Yosemite Valley" "Merced" "14-Jun-98" "15-Jun-98" 2 " " "" " " "Snowmelt" 1 "4,080" 3.9 "Campgrounds evacuated. Wettest snowpack in 50 yrs." NA NA "" 0 "32" 0 "101" "14-Jun-1998" "12" "48" NA "1404" 1403 108 "" "England" "" "" "" "Moray Firth" "" "13-Jun-98" "14-Jun-98" 2 " " "120" " " "Brief torrential rain" 1 "3,550" 3.9 "Flashflood" NA NA "" 0 "32" 0 "101" "13-Jun-1998" "12" "48" NA "1405" 1404 109 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "Central and Northern" "" "1-Jul-98" "10-Jul-98" 10 "5" "50,000" " " "Heavy rain" 1 "83,830" 5.9 "Flooding and hail." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "102" "1-Jul-1998" "12" "49" NA "1406" 1405 110 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "Northeast and Central Romania - Transylvania, Moldova, Bacau, Alba, Hunedoara, Lasi, Neamt, Mures" "Prut, Arges" "8-Jun-98" "24-Jun-98" 17 "31" "5,952" "147,600,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "79,160" 6.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "33" 1 "103" "8-Jun-1998" "13" "50" NA "1407" 1406 111 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Victoria - Gippsland, Bairnsdale, Lindenow, Glenaladale, Bruthen New South Wales - Esplanade Lakes, Entrance, Orbost, Wuk Wuk, Conn" "Snowy, Buchan, Mitchell, Tambo, Swift Creek" "22-Jun-98" "24-Jun-98" 3 "1" "300" "" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "54,960" 5.5 "Highest flooding since the 1800s." NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "104" "22-Jun-1998" "13" "51" NA "1408" 1407 112 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Acapulco, Atonilco, Oaxaca" "" "19-Jun-98" "23-Jun-98" 5 "" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "58,060" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "105" "19-Jun-1998" "13" "52" NA "1409" 1408 113 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Mogadishu, Afgoie, Merca" "" "24-Jun-98" "25-Jun-98" 2 "22" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,470" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "106" "24-Jun-1998" "13" "53" NA "1410" 1409 114 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Vermont - Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Lamoille, Orange, Rutland, Washington, Window, Ayers Brook, Randolph, Mad River, Moretown, White River, West Hartford" "" "24-Jun-98" "1-Jul-98" 8 "21" "11,000" "469,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "18,120" 5.5 "Surpassed 1965 record for Welch Vt - exceeding 100 yr flood." NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "107" "24-Jun-1998" "13" "54" NA "1411" 1410 115 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Provinces - Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang, Lao Cai, Ninh Thuan" "Lo, Red" "28-Jun-98" "11-Jul-98" 14 "4" "12,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "28,280" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "108" "28-Jun-1998" "13" "55" NA "1412" 1411 116 "" "New Zealand" "" "" "" "North Island, N.South Island - Wellington, Waikato district, Nelson, Marlborough, Bay of Plenty, Taranaki, Maitai" "Tirohanga, Wairou" "30-Jun-98" "20-Jul-98" 21 "" "40" "2,600,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "90,970" 6.6 "" NA NA "" 1 "34" 1 "109" "30-Jun-1998" "14" "56" 1.14 "1413" 1412 117 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "States - Mexico, Puebla - Acapulco" "Sabanas" "2-Jul-98" "3-Jul-98" 2 "1" "520" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "78,600" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "110" "2-Jul-1998" "0" "1" NA "1414" 1413 118 "" "Bangaldesh, India" "" "" "" "Bangaldesh - Dhemaji, Nalbari, Sirajganj, Netrokana, Rangpur, Khagrachhari, Magura, Pabna, Dhaka, Dhubri, Madlda, Faridpur, Manikganj, Gai, Bandha, Bogra, Jamlpur, Chittagong, Manikganj, Chandpur, Buriganga India - Uttar Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Bihar" "Ganges, Padma, Jamuna, Brahmaputra, Morapagladiya, Rathi" "5-Jul-98" "22-Sep-98" 80 "2632" "25,000,000" "3,400,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "116,180" 7.1 "Worst flooding of Rathi River in 88 yrs, \"worst flooding in Bangladesh history.\"" NA NA "" 1 "35" 1 "111" "5-Jul-1998" "1" "2" NA "1415" 1414 119 "" "Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan" "" "" "" "Uzbekistan - Shakhimardan district Kyrgyzstan - Kadamzhai district" "Sai, Ak-Suu" "8-Jul-98" "8-Jul-98" 1 "93" "14,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "530" 2.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "35" 0 "111" "8-Jul-1998" "1" "2" NA "1416" 1415 120 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Balad" "Shabelle" "13-Jul-98" "17-Jul-98" 5 "" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "65,730" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "112" "13-Jul-1998" "1" "3" NA "1417" 1416 121 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Far East - Magadan region" "Berekekh, Susuman" "19-Jul-98" "20-Jul-98" 2 "" "56" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "102,700" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "113" "19-Jul-1998" "1" "4" NA "1418" 1417 122 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Colombo, Galle, Kalutara, Gampaha" "" "17-Jul-98" "20-Jul-98" 4 "1" "12,500" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "5,700" 4.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "114" "17-Jul-1998" "1" "5" NA "1419" 1418 123 "" "Uganda" "" "" "" "Apac district - Lake Kwania" "White Nile" "20-Jul-98" "24-Jul-98" 5 "" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,400" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "115" "20-Jul-1998" "1" "6" NA "1420" 1419 124 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "New South Wales - Lachlan, MacIntyre, Macquarie, Hunter, Nepean, Barwon, Tamworth, Wollongong, Gunnedah, Hexham, Forbes, Mungindi, Dubbo, Bathurst, Narrabi, Warren, Hinton, Wee Waa, Pilliga District" "Namoi, Peel, Darling" "19-Jul-98" "10-Sep-98" 54 "1" "6,300" "100,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "146,400" 7.1 "25 years \"worst in a generation\" \"expected 100 yr flood\" Also minor flooding in the Walgett area of NSW 9/14-9/22." NA NA "" 1 "36" 1 "116" "19-Jul-1998" "2" "7" NA "1421" 1420 125 "" "Slovakia" "" "" "" "Presov and Sabinov districts, Saris highlands, Levoca Mounntains" "Torysa, Branisko, Mala, Svinka Svinka, Zehrica" "20-Jul-98" "24-Jul-98" 5 "47" "3,618" "24,500,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "4,900" 4.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "117" "20-Jul-1998" "2" "8" NA "1422" 1421 126 "" "Czech Republic" "" "" "" "East Bohemia - Rychnov District" "Bela, Zlaty, Dobra" "23-Jul-98" "24-Jul-98" 2 "6" "" "3,180,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "10" 1.3 "Flash Flood" NA NA "" 0 "36" 0 "117" "23-Jul-1998" "2" "8" NA "1423" 1422 127 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java - Yapen, Waropen, Abepura districts - Irian, Jaya, Klaimantan provinces" "Kediri, Supit, Urang" "23-Jul-98" "26-Jul-98" 4 "26" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "68,600" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "118" "23-Jul-1998" "2" "9" NA "1424" 1423 128 "" "Poland" "" "" "" "Klodzke, Dusznica, Orlickie Mountains, Sudetes, Dusziniki, Szczytna, Polanica, Szalejow, Klodzko, Dolny" "Bystrzycha" "23-Jul-98" "27-Jul-98" 5 "9" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,180" 4.8 "Flash Flood" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "119" "23-Jul-1998" "2" "10" NA "1425" 1424 129 "" "North Korea, South Korea" "" "" "" "Challa province, Chiri Mountains, Changhung, Seoul, Kyonggi Province, Boen, Donguchon, S.Hamgyong Province, Mundock, Sinjung, Riwon" "Han" "31-Jul-98" "1-Aug-98" 2 "273" "209,000" "868,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "75,170" 5.4 "3 sub-events. 8/6 was Seoul's wettest day in 27 years, flooding is some of worst on record." NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "120" "31-Jul-1998" "2" "11" NA "1426" 1425 130 "" "USA" "" "" "" "North Central Indiana - Marion, Elm, Grove, Grant, Blackford counties South Wisconsin - Waukesha, Sheboygan, Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Brown Deer, Boots Creek" "Mississinewa, Salamonie" "4-Aug-98" "6-Aug-98" 3 "2" "600" "20,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "54,160" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "121" "4-Aug-1998" "2" "12" NA "1427" 1426 131 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Provinces - Trabzon, Rize" "" "10-Aug-98" "11-Aug-98" 2 "50" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "8,220" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "122" "10-Aug-1998" "2" "13" NA "1428" 1427 132 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Southern Siberia - Chita region" "" "12-Aug-98" "13-Aug-98" 2 "0" "16,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "168,600" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "123" "12-Aug-1998" "2" "14" NA "1429" 1428 133 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Heilongjiang, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning - Harbin, Qigihaer, Dorbenxin, Akso, Dorbod, Xingzhan, Guqia" "Nenjiang, Songhua, Liaohe, Chuo'er, Ulyji, Muren, Raoyang" "8-Aug-98" "14-Sep-98" 38 "89" "2,160,000" "964,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "620,800" 7.7 "Worst ever floods of Nen and Songjua Rivers." NA NA "" 1 "37" 1 "124" "8-Aug-1998" "3" "15" NA "1430" 1429 134 "" "Yemen" "" "" "" "Siham valley, Red Sea port, Hodeida, Ibb, Abin, Marib, Sanaa, Lahaj" "" "14-Aug-98" "30-Aug-98" 17 "70" "240" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "128,400" 6.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "38" 1 "125" "14-Aug-1998" "4" "16" NA "1431" 1430 135 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Gambella region" "Baro" "10-Aug-98" "17-Aug-98" 8 "3" "66,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "28,910" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "38" 1 "126" "10-Aug-1998" "4" "17" NA "1432" 1431 136 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Okumi, Kano" "" "15-Aug-98" "16-Aug-98" 2 "15" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "39,720" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "38" 1 "127" "15-Aug-1998" "4" "18" NA "1433" 1432 137 "" "USA, Mexico - Tropical Storm Charley" "" "" "" "Texas - Laredo, El Cenizo, Rio Bravo, Del Rio Mexico - Ciudad, Acura" "Rio Grande, Devil's, San Antonio, Frio, Nueces" "22-Aug-98" "27-Aug-98" 6 "17" "1,750" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "90,190" 5.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "38" 1 "128" "22-Aug-1998" "4" "19" NA "1434" 1433 138 "" "USA - Hurricane Bonnie" "" "" "" "North Carolina - Cape Fear, Wilmington, Leland, Washington" "Ocracoke, Pamlico, Neuse" "27-Aug-98" "29-Aug-98" 3 "2" "17,000" "1,000,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "42,370" 5.1 "New peak record for Hood Creek." NA NA "" 0 "38" 1 "129" "27-Aug-1998" "4" "20" NA "1435" 1434 139 "" "Japan - Typhoon Rex" "" "" "" "Honshu - Ibaraki, Tochigi, Fukushima, Aomori, Iwate, Akita" "Naka" "28-Aug-98" "2-Sep-98" 6 "21" "2,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "73,840" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "38" 1 "130" "28-Aug-1998" "4" "21" NA "1436" 1435 140 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "States - Kassala, Khartoum - Berber, Shandi, Adammer provinces, Damer region, Bor district, Artoli island" "Nile, Blue Nile, Jonglei, White Nile, Gash, Atbara" "28-Aug-98" "10-Sep-98" 14 "25" "816,000" "40,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "326,100" 6.8 "\"highest river levels along parts of the Nile and tributaries since records began\"" NA NA "" 1 "39" 1 "131" "28-Aug-1998" "5" "22" NA "1437" 1436 141 "" "Tibet, Nepal" "" "" "" "Lhasa, Xigaze, Loka, Nyingchi, Sangha, Syangja districts" "Yarlung, Zangbo, Lhasa, Nyang, Andhi, Bhod" "28-Aug-98" "31-Aug-98" 4 "156" "8,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "215,600" 5.9 "Flash Flood. Some rivers at record levels." NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "132" "28-Aug-1998" "5" "23" -0.19 "1438" 1437 142 "" "USA - Hurricane Earl" "" "" "" "Florida, Georgia - St. Helena and St. George's Barrier Islands, Panama City, Albany, Tifton" "" "3-Sep-98" "3-Sep-98" 1 "3" "65" "50,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "29,740" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "133" "3-Sep-1998" "0" "1" NA "1439" 1438 143 "" "Mexico, Guatemala - Tropical Storm Javier, Hurricane Isis" "" "" "" "Tonala, Mapastepec, Tapachula, Motozintla, Sinaloa, Los Cabos region, Los Mochis Empalme, San Bernardina, Guaymos, Sonoro, Chiapas, San Lucar" "Coatan, Pikikipan" "3-Sep-98" "12-Sep-98" 10 "407" "400,000" "3,000,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "447,500" 6.8 "" NA NA "" 1 "40" 1 "134" "3-Sep-1998" "1" "2" NA "1440" 1439 144 "" "Niger" "" "" "" "Niamey, Mokko" "" "5-Sep-98" "9-Sep-98" 5 "" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "111,400" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "135" "5-Sep-1998" "1" "3" NA "1441" 1440 145 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Republic of Birobijan" "" "7-Sep-98" "7-Sep-98" 1 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,020" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "136" "7-Sep-1998" "1" "4" NA "1442" 1441 146 "" "USA - Tropical Storm Frances" "" "" "" "Texas - Houston Louisiana - New Orleans, Freeport, Angleton" "" "11-Sep-98" "14-Sep-98" 4 "1" "17" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "60,560" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "137" "11-Sep-1998" "1" "5" NA "1443" 1442 147 "" "Belgium, Netherlands" "" "" "" "Antwerp, Dutch lowlands, Brabant province, Liege, Voeren, Wallonia, Truiden, Aarschot" "Haringvliet" "14-Sep-98" "16-Sep-98" 3 "1" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "26,850" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "138" "14-Sep-1998" "1" "6" NA "1444" 1443 148 "" "Croatia" "" "" "" "Northern Croatia" "" "15-Sep-98" "16-Sep-98" 2 "0" "" "10,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,620" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "139" "15-Sep-1998" "1" "7" NA "1445" 1444 149 "" "India" "" "" "" "States - Maharashta, Gujarat - Surat, Hazira, Nashik, Jalgaon" "Than Tapi" "16-Sep-98" "18-Sep-98" 3 "12" "50,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "214,500" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "140" "16-Sep-1998" "1" "8" NA "1446" 1445 150 "" "Philippines - Tropical Storm Vicki, Typhoon Todd" "" "" "" "Luzon - Pampanga Province - Lubao, Sasmuan, Guagua, Santo Rita" "Porac-Gumain" "17-Sep-98" "19-Sep-98" 3 "27" "70,512" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,670" 4 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "141" "17-Sep-1998" "1" "9" NA "1447" 1446 151 "" "Dominican Republic" "Haiti" "Puerto Rico" "Antigua" "Caribbean Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Antigua - " "" "21-Sep-98" "22-Sep-98" 2 "353" "11,140" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "67,470" 5.1 "Hurricane Georges" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "142" "21-Sep-1998" "1" "10" NA "1448" 1447 152 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana" "" "15-Sep-98" "16-Sep-98" 2 "4" "" "250,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "214,800" 5.6 "Hurricane Georges" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "143" "15-Sep-1998" "1" "11" NA "1449" 1448 153 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Missouri - Kansas City" "Brush Creek" "6-Oct-98" "7-Oct-98" 2 "11" "" "50,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,060" 4.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "144" "6-Oct-1998" "1" "12" NA "1450" 1449 154 "" "Liberia" "" "" "" "Grand Capemount Province" "" "17-Sep-98" "2-Oct-98" 16 "8" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,940" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "145" "17-Sep-1998" "1" "13" NA "1451" 1450 155 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "Southern Korean Peninsula" "" "27-Sep-98" "1-Oct-98" 5 "19" "2,376" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "39,190" 5.3 "Typhoon Yani" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "146" "27-Sep-1998" "1" "14" NA "1452" 1451 156 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Shikoku - Kochi" "" "30-Sep-98" "2-Oct-98" 3 "6" "2,200" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "9,470" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "147" "30-Sep-1998" "1" "15" NA "1453" 1452 157 "" "Benin" "" "" "" "Northern Benin" "" "1-Sep-98" "24-Sep-98" 24 "5" "5,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "63,080" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "41" 1 "148" "1-Sep-1998" "2" "16" NA "1454" 1453 158 "" "Algeria" "" "" "" "Hachima, Bouria, Bechloul" "" "23-Sep-98" "24-Sep-98" 2 "1" "700" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "15,760" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "41" 1 "149" "23-Sep-1998" "2" "17" NA "1455" 1454 159 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Western Kwara State" "" "12-Oct-98" "18-Oct-98" 7 "" "110,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,090" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "41" 1 "150" "12-Oct-1998" "2" "18" NA "1456" 1455 160 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Caspian Sea Coast" "" "3-Oct-98" "9-Oct-98" 7 "8" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "37,480" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "41" 1 "151" "3-Oct-1998" "2" "19" NA "1457" 1456 161 "" "Philippines, Taiwan -Typhoon Zeb" "" "" "" "" "" "13-Oct-98" "17-Oct-98" 5 "48" "30,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "70,500" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "41" 1 "152" "13-Oct-1998" "2" "20" NA "1458" 1457 162 "" "India" "" "" "" "Andhra Pradesh State" "" "1-Oct-98" "20-Oct-98" 20 "230" "80,000" "530,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "194,200" 6.6 "" NA NA "" 1 "42" 1 "153" "1-Oct-1998" "3" "21" NA "1459" 1458 163 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Parana State - Uniao da Vitoria" "Iguacu " "3-Oct-98" "14-Oct-98" 12 "" "8,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "119,100" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "43" 1 "154" "3-Oct-1998" "4" "22" NA "1460" 1459 164 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - San Antonio, New Braunfels" "Guadalupe, Plum Creek" "17-Oct-98" "23-Oct-98" 7 "29" "5,300" "1,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "20,710" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "43" 1 "155" "17-Oct-1998" "4" "23" NA "1461" 1460 165 "" "Ghana" "" "" "" "Accra" "" "19-Oct-98" "24-Oct-98" 6 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,280" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "43" 1 "156" "19-Oct-1998" "4" "24" NA "1462" 1461 166 "" "England, Wales" "" "" "" "Wales and Southwest England" "Rhondda, Dart, Barle, Wye " "22-Oct-98" "24-Oct-98" 3 "11" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "52,220" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "43" 1 "157" "22-Oct-1998" "4" "25" NA "1463" 1462 167 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Provinces - Khanh Hoa, Binh Dinh, Quang Ngai, Ninh Thuan, Phu Yen" "" "16-Oct-98" "23-Oct-98" 8 "42" "" "13,700,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "24,650" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "43" 1 "158" "16-Oct-1998" "4" "26" NA "1464" 1463 168 "" "Taiwan -Typhoon Babs" "" "" "" "" "Keelung" "23-Oct-98" "24-Oct-98" 2 "156" "400,000" "55,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "24,810" 4.7 "Second storm in 2 months." NA NA "" 0 "43" 1 "159" "23-Oct-1998" "4" "27" NA "1465" 1464 169 "" "Honduras, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador - Hurricane Mitch" "" "" "" "Central America and Carribean Honduras, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador" "" "24-Oct-98" "5-Nov-98" 13 "11000" "2,000,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "241,300" 6.7 "Hurricane Mitch. Worst hurricane since 1974." NA NA "" 1 "44" 1 "160" "24-Oct-1998" "5" "28" NA "1466" 1465 170 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southeast Kansas - Wichita, Augusta Northeast Oklahoma" "Chikaskia, Whitewater" "30-Oct-98" "31-Oct-98" 2 "1" "2,000" "37,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "50,300" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "44" 1 "161" "30-Oct-1998" "5" "29" NA "1467" 1466 171 "" "Germany" "" "" "" "Germany - Lower Saxony, Southern Bavaria" "Rhine" "31-Oct-98" "17-Nov-98" 18 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "79,670" 6.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "45" 1 "162" "31-Oct-1998" "6" "30" -0.78 "1468" 1467 172 "" "Ukraine, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary" "" "" "" "Ukraine - Carpithian region Northeast Hungary" "Tisza" "5-Nov-98" "23-Nov-98" 19 "16" "25,000" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "91,280" 6.4 "" NA NA "" 1 "46" 1 "163" "5-Nov-1998" "1" "1" NA "1469" 1468 173 "" "Dominican Republic" "" "" "" "Neita, Bonad, Santiago, Montecristi, Masi" "Pedro" "10-Nov-98" "12-Nov-98" 3 "2" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "32,650" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "164" "10-Nov-1998" "1" "2" NA "1470" 1469 174 "" "Mozambique" "" "" "" "Central - Beria" "" "1-Nov-98" "10-Nov-98" 10 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "78,990" 5.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "165" "1-Nov-1998" "1" "3" NA "1471" 1470 175 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Montgomery County" "Trinity, San Jacinto, Colorado, Neches, Guadalupe" "13-Nov-98" "15-Nov-98" 3 "" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,210" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "166" "13-Nov-1998" "1" "4" NA "1472" 1471 176 "" "Vietnam - Tropical Storm Chip" "" "" "" "Central Provinces" "" "13-Nov-98" "16-Nov-98" 4 "17" "" "17,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,140" 5 "Second in months." NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "167" "13-Nov-1998" "1" "5" NA "1473" 1472 177 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Middle Juba Region" "Juba" "18-Nov-98" "30-Nov-98" 13 "" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,700" 5.1 "Second year in a row." NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "168" "18-Nov-1998" "1" "6" NA "1474" 1473 178 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "East and West Nusa Tenggara" "" "17-Nov-98" "22-Nov-98" 6 "15" "12,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "56,180" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "169" "17-Nov-1998" "1" "7" NA "1475" 1474 179 "" "Vietnam -Typhoon Dawn" "" "" "" "Quang Nam-Da Nang Province" "" "19-Nov-98" "24-Nov-98" 6 "90" "2,000,000" "22,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "10,720" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "170" "19-Nov-1998" "1" "8" NA "1476" 1475 180 "" "Vietnam -Tropical Storm Elvis" "" "" "" "Provinces - Binh Dinh, Quang Ngai" "" "25-Nov-98" "25-Nov-98" 1 "49" "" "30,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "9,570" 4 "Yearly occurance." NA NA "" 0 "46" 0 "170" "25-Nov-1998" "1" "8" NA "1477" 1476 181 "" "Honduras" "" "" "" "San Pedro, Sula, Chamelecon, Choloma, Puerto Cortes" "" "27-Nov-98" "30-Nov-98" 4 "" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,010" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "171" "27-Nov-1998" "1" "9" NA "1478" 1477 182 "" "Congo" "" "" "" "Northeast Likouala region" "" "24-Nov-98" "30-Nov-98" 7 "" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "59,070" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "172" "24-Nov-1998" "1" "10" NA "1479" 1478 183 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Java Province" "Kelawing" "27-Dec-98" "31-Dec-98" 5 "" "9,600" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "46,300" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "173" "27-Dec-1998" "1" "11" NA "1480" 1479 184 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Oregon, Washington" "Tillamook, McKenna, Wilson, Nisqually" "27-Dec-98" "30-Dec-98" 4 "" "70" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "105,300" 5.6 "Worst since February 1996." NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "174" "27-Dec-1998" "1" "12" NA "1481" 1480 1 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "East and northern coast areas - Trincamalee District" "" "28-Dec-98" "7-Jan-99" 11 "" "23,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,090" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "46" 1 "175" "28-Dec-1998" "1" "13" -0.92 "1482" 1481 2 "" "Malaysia" "" "" "" "States: Pahang, Johor, Terengganu, Kelantan" "" "1-Jan-99" "8-Jan-99" 8 "1" "2,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "72,080" 5.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "1-Jan-1999" "0" "1" NA "1483" 1482 3 "" "Honduras" "" "" "" "La Ceiba, San Pedro, Sula" "" "3-Jan-99" "10-Jan-99" 8 "" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "16,550" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "2" "3-Jan-1999" "0" "2" NA "1484" 1483 4 "" "Northern England" "" "" "" "Kirkby Stephen" "" "5-Jan-99" "6-Jan-99" 2 "" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,200" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "3" "5-Jan-1999" "0" "3" NA "1485" 1484 5 "" "Western Fiji" "" "" "" "Viti, Levu districts of Nadi Lautoka Ba and Rakiraki" "" "19-Jan-99" "23-Jan-99" 5 "7" "2,000" "2,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,290" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "4" "19-Jan-1999" "0" "4" NA "1486" 1485 6 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Indiana - Indianapolis, W. Lafayette" "White, Wabash" "20-Jan-99" "24-Jan-99" 5 "4" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,260" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "5" "20-Jan-1999" "0" "5" NA "1487" 1486 7 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Ohio - New Paris, Preble, Butler and Montgomery, Scioto & Lawrence counties" "Scioto, Symmes Creek" "19-Jan-99" "20-Jan-99" 2 "" "" "200" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,900" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "6" "19-Jan-1999" "0" "6" NA "1488" 1487 8 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Burkeville, West Vernon, Desoto, Beaureguard Parish" "Sabine, Red" "1-Feb-99" "5-Feb-99" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "56,740" 5.5 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Third worst since 1991." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "7" "1-Feb-1999" "0" "7" NA "1489" 1488 9 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Eastern Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Province" "" "4-Feb-99" "7-Feb-99" 4 "7" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "75,250" 5.5 "No suitable AVHRR data located." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "8" "4-Feb-1999" "0" "8" NA "1490" 1489 10 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao - Bhutuan, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur" "Agusan" "4-Feb-99" "8-Feb-99" 5 "24" "500,000" "3,200,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "42,060" 5.3 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Flash Floods" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "9" "4-Feb-1999" "0" "9" NA "1491" 1490 11 "" "Australia - Cyclone Rona" "" "" "" "Southeast Queensland - Gympie, Toowoomba, Beenleigh, and Brisbane districts" "Mary, Diamentina, Hamilton" "6-Feb-99" "12-Feb-99" 7 "7" "1,400" "300,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 2 "322,900" 6.7 "" NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "10" "6-Feb-1999" "1" "10" NA "1492" 1491 12 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "SE Sulawesi - LasuSua Sub District North Sumatra - Langkat, Tanjung Morawa and Tebing Tinggi districts" "" "9-Feb-99" "14-Feb-99" 6 "2" "2,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "136,500" 5.9 "No suitable AVHRR data located." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "11" "9-Feb-1999" "1" "11" NA "1493" 1492 13 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Southern Provinces - Nakron, Srithammarat, Surat, Thami, Songkhla" "" "9-Feb-99" "13-Feb-99" 5 "3" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "117,800" 5.8 "No suitable AVHRR data located." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "12" "9-Feb-1999" "1" "12" NA "1494" 1493 14 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao - Province of Lanao del Norte, Iligan city, Kauswagan, Linamon, Bacolod" "Kauswagon, Larapan" "20-Feb-99" "22-Feb-99" 3 "39" "2,700" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "27,980" 5.1 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Flash Floods. \"Worst ever.\"" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "13" "20-Feb-1999" "1" "13" NA "1495" 1494 15 "" " Peru" "" "" "" "Four rivers overflowed in Amazon department of Loreto" "" "20-Feb-99" "24-Feb-99" 5 "36" "40,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "107,400" 5.7 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "14" "20-Feb-1999" "1" "14" NA "1496" 1495 16 "" "Columbia" "" "" "" "Nationwide state of emergency, Choco Province" "Atrato " "18-Feb-99" "27-Feb-99" 10 "16" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "72,040" 5.9 "No suitable AVHRR data located CAUSE. Flooding and mudslides since Jan due to La Nina. Rains exceeded historical average in the Andes region." NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "15" "18-Feb-1999" "1" "15" NA "1497" 1496 17 "" "Romania, Hungary, Ukraine" "" "" "" "Romania - Timisoara, west Carpathian region of Bihor Hungary - northern and eastern agricultural heartland, Tisza valley Ukraine - Zakarpattia and Lutsk regions" "Bega, Tisza, Danube, Sava, Timsa" "21-Feb-99" "18-Mar-99" 26 "2" "8,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "115,200" 6.7 "Hectares Flooded: Hungary - 360,000 Ha; W Ukraine - 40,000 Ha. Some of the century's worst flooding in Hungary. " NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "16" "21-Feb-1999" "2" "16" NA "1498" 1497 18 "" "Mozambique" "" "" "" "Central area and four southern provinces (Inhambane, Sofala, Tete and Zambezi). Towns: Vilankulo, Inhassoro, Maputo" "Pungoe, Buzi, Govuro, Zambezi, Limpopo, Changane, Save" "15-Jan-99" "15-Mar-99" 60 "15" "200,000" "12,400,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "127,700" 7.1 "Heavy rains from late December 98 to March 99." NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "17" "15-Jan-1999" "3" "17" -1.02 "1499" 1498 19 "" "England" "" "" "" "North and East Yorkshire. Towns: Malton,Old Malton, Norton, Pickering, Stamford Bridge, Elvington" "Derwent" "7-Mar-99" "13-Mar-99" 7 "" "800" "32,583,904" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "8,300" 4.9 "No suitable AVHRR data located. 50mm of rain, combined with melting snow from the North Yorks Moors." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "18" "7-Mar-1999" "0" "2" NA "1500" 1499 20 "" "Australia - Cyclone Vance" "" "" "" "Western Australia - Exmouth, Onslow" "" "15-Mar-99" "21-Mar-99" 7 "" "1,000" "" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "57,800" 5.6 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Widespread flooding and property damage." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "19" "15-Mar-1999" "0" "3" NA "1501" 1500 21 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "Rurrenabaque, San Buenaventura, San Carlos" "Beni" "15-Mar-99" "18-Mar-99" 4 "" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "285,300" 6.1 "" NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "20" "15-Mar-1999" "1" "4" NA "1502" 1501 22 "" "USA" "" "" "" "North Dakota - Grand Forks" "Red, Souris" "1-Apr-99" "14-Apr-99" 14 "" "" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "9,610" 5.1 "Third biggest flood in history in the area - within inches of 1997." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "21" "1-Apr-1999" "1" "5" NA "1503" 1502 23 "" "Columbia" "" "" "" "Departments: Cordoba, Cauca, Narino, Valle, Cundinamarco and the capital Bogota" "Oyuco, San Jorge" "9-Apr-99" "15-Apr-99" 7 "26" "300" "3,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "360,300" 6.4 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "22" "9-Apr-1999" "2" "6" NA "1504" 1503 24 "" "Belarus" "" "" "" "Brest, Gomel, Minsk regions" "Pripyat, Dnieper, Berezina, Sozh, Nieman, Zapadnaya Dvina" "7-Mar-99" "10-Apr-99" 35 "" "2,000" "2,277,778" "Snowmelt" 1 "130,400" 6.7 "Excessive spring snow melting " NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "23" "7-Mar-1999" "3" "7" NA "1505" 1504 25 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindinao - Compostela Valley Province, Davao del Norte" "" "15-Apr-99" "21-Apr-99" 7 "11" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "27,200" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "24" "15-Apr-1999" "3" "8" NA "1506" 1505 26 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Colombo District; western and south-western coast" "Kelani, Kalu" "17-Apr-99" "22-Apr-99" 6 "6" "200,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,020" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "25" "17-Apr-1999" "3" "9" NA "1507" 1506 27 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Eastern Colorado - La Junta, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins. Counties: Otero, Crowley, Bent, Las Animas" "Arkansas, South Platte" "29-Apr-99" "6-May-99" 8 "" "450" "5,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "58,490" 5.8 "Worst flood in Otero County in 44 years." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "26" "29-Apr-1999" "3" "10" -0.88 "1508" 1507 28 "" "Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France" "" "" "" "Cities/towns: Berne, Rheinfelden, Basel, Zurich, Karlsruhe" "Rhine, Aare" "12-May-99" "17-May-99" 6 "2" "" "33,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "79,470" 6 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Rhine river: highest levels since 1859 at Karlsruhe. Aare river: highest levels since 1917." NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "27" "12-May-1999" "0" "1" NA "1509" 1508 29 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province - Changsha Jiangxi Province - 19 villages" "Yangtze" "18-May-99" "21-May-99" 4 "3" "69,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "100,700" 5.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "28" "18-May-1999" "0" "2" NA "1510" 1509 30 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Loreto province - Iquitos" "Amazon, Itaya, Nanay" "13-May-99" "24-May-99" 12 "4" "250,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "184,600" 6.3 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Torrential rain since Feburary intensified over the last 2 weeks. Highest level of the Amazon in Peru in 17 yrs." NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "29" "13-May-1999" "1" "3" NA "1511" 1510 31 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Sakha Republic in Russian Far East - city of Yakutsk" "Lena" "21-May-99" "24-May-99" 4 "" "4,000" "" "Snowmelt" 1.5 "76,620" 5.7 "Lena River at record levels." NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "30" "21-May-1999" "1" "4" NA "1512" 1511 32 "" "Germany, Austria, Switzerland" "" "" "" "Germany: Bavarian Alps and Daden-Wuerttemberg- towns: Augsburg, Ingolstadt, Passau, Neustadt, Neu-Ulm, Eschenlohe, Ratisbonne Switzerland: Lake Constance; town of Lindau Austria: Vorarlberg region, city: Bregenz" "Danube, Iller, Lech Wertach, Loisach, Ammer, Isar, Inn, Rhine" "22-May-99" "29-May-99" 8 "6" "2,000" "1,170,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "54,320" 5.9 "Danube at Ingolstadt highest levels since 1845 - 7.48 meters" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "31" "22-May-1999" "1" "5" NA "1513" 1512 33 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang: Cities of Nanping, Sanming, Ningde, Longyan, Hangzhou" "Yangtze, Qiangtang, Changjiang, Le'an" "26-May-99" "23-Jun-99" 29 "11" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "73,330" 6.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "32" "26-May-1999" "2" "6" NA "1514" 1513 34 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Sindh Province - Thatta and Badin Districts; Coastal towns of Hyderabad, Tharparker, Umer Kot, Mirpur" "" "20-May-99" "22-May-99" 3 "168" "200,000" "10,935,915" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "59,620" 5.3 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "33" "20-May-1999" "2" "7" NA "1515" 1514 35 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "States - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon - Cities & towns : Monterrey, Torreon, Guachochi, Namiquipa, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Jimenez" "Topo Chico" "14-Jun-99" "16-Jun-99" 3 "12" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "163,000" 5.7 "24 inches of rain in parts of Jimenez." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "34" "14-Jun-1999" "2" "8" NA "1516" 1515 36 "" "China" "" "" "" "Qinghai province - 15 counties" "" "12-Jun-99" "19-Jun-99" 8 "27" "100,000" "60,405" "Heavy rain" 1 "97,850" 5.9 "No suitable AVHRR data located . Unusually heavy summer rains - flooding and mudslides. Damaged over 6,666 ha of farmland, inundated 25,333 ha of grassland." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "35" "12-Jun-1999" "2" "9" NA "1517" 1516 37 "" "Romania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland" "" "" "" "Romania - villages of Cuculeasa, Costieni and Zoita North and Middle Slovakia - river basin of the upper Moravia Czech Republic - Karvina Poland - town of Czechowice-Dziedzice" "Ipel, Moravia" "22-Jun-99" "1-Jul-99" 10 "19" "914" "36,466,007,487" "Heavy rain" 2 "121,170" 6.4 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Slovakia: 1,602,444 million SK. Displaced: Romania: 800, Slovakia: 114. Week of heavy rain prior to floods.  Romania: 22,889 hectares of farm land destroyed; Slovakia: Waters covered 2539 hectares of inhabited areas a 57,587 hectares of the agricultural land. In Romania, flooding dissolved the salt caves at Slanic-Prahova mountain. Slovakia: worst floods since 50-years in Stiavnica, 100-years in Krupinica and 1000-years in Litava, Plastovce." NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "36" "22-Jun-1999" "3" "10" NA "1518" 1517 38 "" "Bangladesh " "" "" "" "Southern coastal districts: Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Maheshkhali Island, Barisal, Bhola, Barguna and Patuakhali Central/Northern districts: Kushtia, Manikganj, Natore, Sirajganj, Tangail, Bogra Western district" "Meghna, Jamuna, Ganges" "21-Jun-99" "6-Jul-99" 16 "19" "100,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "71,740" 6.1 "60,000 hectares of crops flooded. Jumuna River: 1,600 hectares farmland lost along and 5,000 hectares inundated." NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "37" "21-Jun-1999" "4" "11" NA "1519" 1518 39 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "States - Oaxaca, Guerrero; Isthmus of Tehuantepec" "Ostuta, Los Perros" "24-Jun-99" "28-Jun-99" 5 "4" "15,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "53,030" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "38" "24-Jun-1999" "4" "12" NA "1520" 1519 40 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Hiroshima prefecture; Kobe, Nagasaki, Fukuoka" "" "28-Jun-99" "30-Jun-99" 3 "29" "14,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "50,660" 5.2 "Hiroshima hardest hit with 22 dead, 12 missing. The worst natural disaster to hit region in 8 years." NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "39" "28-Jun-1999" "4" "13" NA "1521" 1520 41 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alabama: Albertville, Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery Georgia: Savannah Missouri: Kansas City- Kansas Nebraska Minnesota: St. Louis County Eastern Iowa" "Shoal Creek, Village Creek, Talapoosa, Missouri, Crane Creek, Turkey Creek, Nemaha, Big Blue, Weeping Water Creek" "28-Jun-99" "5-Jul-99" 8 "4" "50" "4,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "263,000" 6.3 "Iowa: $4,000,000. Thunderstorms, tornados. 6 inches of rain over 5 days in Birmingham, AL. 12 inches over 4 days in Kansas City, MO. Up to 9 inches over north central Iowa July 2-3." NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "40" "28-Jun-1999" "5" "14" NA "1522" 1521 42 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province: Chengdu city, 23 counties" "Yangtze" "25-Apr-99" "29-Jun-99" 66 "49" "830,000" "24,200,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "123,900" 6.9 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Floods caused by four major rainfalls between late April and June 29." NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "41" "25-Apr-1999" "6" "15" NA "1523" 1522 43 "" "China" "" "" "" "Provinces - Hubei, Anhui, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Hunan, Henan, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi" "Yangtze" "23-Jun-99" "3-Aug-99" 42 "725" "5,530,000" "8,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "362,100" 7.2 "" NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "42" "23-Jun-1999" "7" "16" -0.38 "1524" 1523 44 "" " Tajikistan" "" "" "" "North and East Tajikistan - Leninabad Region: Ashd and Aini districts. Faizabad, Gharm, Ghissar, Jirgatal, Kofarnihon, Leninsky, Tavildara, Varzob districts" "" "7-Jul-99" "12-Jul-99" 6 "25" "3,003" "6,154,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "87,360" 5.7 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "43" "7-Jul-1999" "0" "1" NA "1525" 1524 45 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Nevada - Las Vegas" "" "8-Jul-99" "9-Jul-99" 2 "2" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "4,320" 3.9 "Worst thunderstorm in 15 years." NA NA "" 0 "13" 0 "43" "8-Jul-1999" "0" "1" NA "1526" 1525 46 "" "Romania, Hungary" "" "" "" "Western Romania Hungary: northeastern county of Heves" "Siret, Somes, Riul, Mare" "9-Jul-99" "16-Jul-99" 8 "16" "3,225" "7,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "100,800" 5.9 "Damage: Romania: 4,000,000, Hungary: 3,000,000 Displaced: Hungary: 3,125, Romania: 100 Flooding and landslides 70,000 hectares of farm land flooded in Hungary; 10,000 hectares in Romania." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "44" "9-Jul-1999" "0" "2" NA "1527" 1526 47 "" "Yugoslavia" "" "" "" "Serbia - Cities: Belgrade, Bresje, Batocina, Smederevska Palanka, Kragujevac, Cacak, Ripanj, Jagodina" "Lepenica, Gruza, Topcider, Despotovac" "9-Jul-99" "12-Jul-99" 4 "7" "5,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "31,130" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "45" "9-Jul-1999" "0" "3" NA "1528" 1527 48 "" "Bangladesh, India" "" "" "" "Bangladesh Districts: Comilla, Lalmonirhat, Habiganj Jamalpur, Munshiganj, Manikganj, Kustia, Rajshahi, Bogra, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Sunamganj, Chittagong. Cities: Dhaka, Comilla, Chandpur. India States: Bihar, Assam, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Tripura. Districts: Karbhanga, Khagaria, Darbhanga, Patna. " "Brahmaputra, Jamuna, Padma, Meghna, Gomti, Surma, Khowai" "11-Jul-99" "3-Aug-99" 24 "356" "33,100,003" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "132,360" 6.5 "Fatalities: Bangladeh: 31; India: 325 Displaced:  Bangladesh: 310,000; India: 3,000,000 Up to 10\" of rain overnight in some areas Hectares Flooded: homes and crops of 450,000 in Comilla District submerged. 48,000 Hectares crops submerged in Comilla. Gomti River broke its banks in 2 places and inundated 55 villiages in Comilla (July/19). On July 13 a tenth of Bangladesh is under water. July 19-21: monsoonal rains in N Bangladesh flood 10 villages." NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "46" "11-Jul-1999" "1" "4" NA "1529" 1528 49 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "New South Wales - Kendall, Bellingen, Kempsey, Dorigo, Gosford" "Orara, Bellinger, Nambucca, Hastings, Manning, Macleay, Patterson, Williams" "14-Jul-99" "16-Jul-99" 3 "3" "20" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "67,710" 5.3 "No suitable AVHRR data located." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "47" "14-Jul-1999" "1" "5" NA "1530" 1529 50 "" "China" "" "" "" "Ningxia Hui autonomous region - Yanchi County" "" "13-Jul-99" "15-Jul-99" 3 "2" "" "3,900,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "35,710" 5 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Rainfall reached 120 mm in 2 hrs in the early morning of july 13 13,000 head of livestock and poultry died. Over 6,600 hectares of crops ruined. 310 houses collapsed." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "48" "13-Jul-1999" "1" "6" NA "1531" 1530 51 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces: Mazandaran, Khorasan, Golestan, Zanjan. Towns: Neka, Sari, Behshahr and 59 villages" "Neka" "15-Jul-99" "27-Jul-99" 13 "37" "8,000" "3,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "31,880" 5.9 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Week of torrential rain after drought. Flood was the result of an uncompleted dam in Neka.   Destroyed 5,000 hectares of farmland and 1,000 hectares of forest in Mazaaran." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "49" "15-Jul-1999" "1" "7" NA "1532" 1531 52 "" "USA" "" "" "" "North and Central Iowa - Counties: Black Hawk, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Jones, Mitchell, Woodbury and Worth - Towns: Cedar Falls, Kensett, Manly, Marble Rock, Nors Springs, Plymouth, Rockford, Roseville, Waverly" "Cedar, Shell Rock, Wapsipinicon, Iowa, Winnebago, Beaver Creek, Floyd Creek, Rock Falls Creek" "2-Jul-99" "24-Jul-99" 23 "1" "1,500" "" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "56,670" 6.4 "Worse than Flood of 1993; Manly and Charles City rainfall receipts exceed 100 yr recurrence interval; flood stage in Waverly within 3 inches of top of 100 yr floodplain of Cedar River." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "50" "2-Jul-1999" "2" "8" NA "1533" 1532 53 "" "Vietnam, Thailand" "" "" "" "South and central Vietnam Provinces: Binh Thuan, Lam Dong, Dac Lac, Dong Nai. Districts: Daknong and Cat Tien East Thailand Provinces: Chantaburi, Trad, Ubol Ratchathani." "" "24-Jul-99" "5-Aug-99" 13 "46" "52,000" "19,500,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "142,580" 6.4 "Flash Flood. Vietnam: $19,500,000. 40 dead in Vietnam, 6 in Thailand. 22,000 displaced in Vietnam, 30,000 in Thailand. Flooding and landslides. Vietnam: 48,400 acres inundated. Thailand: 16,250 acres damaged. Worst storm in 47 years sank 94 ships and submerged 11,000 houses." NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "51" "24-Jul-1999" "3" "9" NA "1534" 1533 54 "" "North Korea, South Korea, Philippines - Typhoon Olga" "" "" "" "South Korea Provinces: Kyonggi-do, Kangwon-do. Towns: Hwachon, Paju, Seoul, Yonchon North Korea: Kaesung area Phillippines: Luzon Provinces - Rizal, Pampanga, Bulacan, Pangasinan. Cities/towns: Manila, Antipolo, Quezon, Dagupan" "Han, Pampanga" "30-Jul-99" "8-Aug-99" 10 "152" "144,000" "675,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "45,340" 5.8 "No suitable AVHRR data located. S Kor: $657,000,000; Phillippines: $18,000,000. 50 dead in S Korea (24,000 displaced), 42 in N Korea (40,000 displaced), 160 in Philippines (80,000 displaced). 89,000 acres flooded in South Korea. 16,000 hectares submergedin North Korea. 143,000 hectares of crops ruined in the Philippines. Heaviest rainfall in Korea in 25 yrs. La Mesa dam overflowed in North Korea." NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "52" "30-Jul-1999" "3" "10" NA "1535" 1534 55 "" "Sudan" "" "" "" "States/Provinces: Khartoum, River Nile, North Kordufan, White Nile, Northern, Red Sea, Kassala, Gezira; Towns/Cities: Omdurman, Khartoum North, Daroshab" "Nile, White Nile, Blue Nile" "1-Aug-99" "10-Sep-99" 41 "40" "80,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "167,100" 6.8 " 2,000 homes destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "53" "1-Aug-1999" "4" "11" NA "1536" 1535 56 "" "Cambodia" "" "" "" "Southern Provinces: Kampot, Kratie, Kompong Cham, Koh Kong, Sihanoukville" "Mekong" "2-Aug-99" "8-Aug-99" 7 "9" "8,000" "3,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "92,450" 6 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Flash flooding. Worst in decades." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "54" "2-Aug-1999" "4" "12" NA "1537" 1536 57 "" "China" "" "" "" "Quinghai Province - Ping'an, Huzhu, Minhe" "Yellow, Huangshui" "4-Aug-99" "7-Aug-99" 4 "8" "24,000" "20,500,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "147,200" 5.8 "No suitable AVHRR data located." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "55" "4-Aug-1999" "4" "13" NA "1538" 1537 58 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "East Azerbaijan Province - Tabriz city, Northeastern region of Golestan" "" "8-Aug-99" "9-Aug-99" 2 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "63,180" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "56" "8-Aug-1999" "4" "14" NA "1539" 1538 59 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Nebraska: Omaha, Douglas County, Burt and Dodge counties Western Iowa: Council Bluffs, Mills and Montgomery counties" "Nishnabotna, Logan Creek, Papio Creek, Mosquito Creek, Indian Creek" "6-Aug-99" "8-Aug-99" 3 "1" "" "8,800,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "73,290" 5.3 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Nearly a foot of rain fell in parts of Omaha in a 24-hour period Friday and early Saturday." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "57" "6-Aug-1999" "4" "15" NA "1540" 1539 60 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province - Chenzhou city " "" "12-Aug-99" "16-Aug-99" 5 "77" "120,000" "181,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "104,500" 5.7 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  :3 days of flash flooding after precipitation reaching 295 mm in 24 hours." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "58" "12-Aug-1999" "4" "16" NA "1541" 1540 61 "" "Bangladesh, India" "" "" "" "Bangladesh: Cox's Bazar, Chittagong, Bandarban districts; Chittagong port city, Aziznagar, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Island of Maheshkhali, Chokoria India States: Bihar, Assam, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh" "Matamuhri" "11-Aug-99" "15-Aug-99" 5 "18" "50,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "66,370" 5.5 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Flooding and mudslides.  Monsoon persisted through August and early September. 50,000 hectares inundated in Cox's Bazar and Chittagong districts. Worst flooding in Bihar in more than a decade." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "59" "11-Aug-1999" "4" "17" NA "1542" 1541 62 "" "Chad" "" "" "" "Provinces: Batha, Biltine, Chari-Baguirmi, Guera, Kanem, Lac, Mayo-Kebbi, Moyen-Chari" "Batha, Bhar Azoum" "1-Aug-99" "23-Aug-99" 23 "" "130,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "278,800" 6.8 "No suitable AVHRR data located. 2 weeks of torrential rains." NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "60" "1-Aug-1999" "5" "18" NA "1543" 1542 63 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "States: Anzoategui, Delta Amacuro, Portuguesa, Bolivar, Miranda" "Orinoco" "17-Aug-99" "21-Aug-99" 5 "" "8,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "67,740" 5.5 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Influenced by tropical storms in Gulf of Mexico." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "61" "17-Aug-1999" "5" "19" NA "1544" 1543 64 "" "China - Typhoon Sam" "" "" "" "Hong Kong, New Kowloon, and Sham Tseng in New Territories" "" "21-Aug-99" "25-Aug-99" 5 "1" "352" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "111,200" 5.7 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Torrential rain from Typhoon Sam." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "62" "21-Aug-1999" "5" "20" NA "1545" 1544 65 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Minnesota - Hibbing" "" "4-Jul-99" "5-Jul-99" 2 "0" "0" "14,300,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,340" 4.8 "No suitable AVHRR data located. $14,300,000 in damage to public infrastructure. 4.35 inches rain in 3 hours in Hibbing." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "63" "4-Jul-1999" "5" "21" NA "1546" 1545 66 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Primorsky region - Partizansk district, Nakhodka and Partizansk" "Partizanskaya" "30-Aug-99" "2-Sep-99" 4 "2" "" "" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1 "97,270" 5.6 "No suitable AVHRR data located." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "64" "30-Aug-1999" "5" "22" -0.73 "1547" 1546 67 "" "Mexico - Hurricane Greg " "" "" "" "States - Colima, Jalisco, Michoacan, Puebla, Morelos, Chiapas" "Los Mezcales" "7-Sep-99" "8-Sep-99" 2 "10" "1,400" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "126,000" 5.4 "No suitable AVHRR data located CAUSE:Hurricane Greg " NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "65" "7-Sep-1999" "0" "1" NA "1548" 1547 68 "" "Romania, Bulgaria " "" "" "" "Romania counties: Constanta, Buzau, Dolj, Bucharest. Northeastern Bulgaria: Dolen Chiflik, Dragoevo, Razgrad, Varna, Medovo, Shumen" "Ticha" "4-Sep-99" "8-Sep-99" 5 "2" "80" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "123,900" 5.8 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Thousands of houses and fields were flooded and hundreds of livestock and domestic animals drowned." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "66" "4-Sep-1999" "0" "2" NA "1549" 1548 69 "" "China" "" "" "" "Zhejiang Province - Lishui prefecture: Wenzhou, Taizhou, 1,028 surrounding villages Guangdong, Jiangxi Provinces also affected" "" "6-Sep-99" "7-Sep-99" 2 "153" "720,000" "277,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "112,200" 5.4 "No suitable AVHRR data located CAUSE:Torrential rains" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "67" "6-Sep-1999" "0" "3" NA "1550" 1549 70 "" "Malaysia - Typhoon Wendy " "" "" "" "Penang Island, Kedah and Perlis states " "" "3-Sep-99" "7-Sep-99" 5 "" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,030" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "68" "3-Sep-1999" "0" "4" NA "1551" 1550 71 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Northeastern lowlands" "Awash" "23-Aug-99" "7-Sep-99" 16 "" "6,755" "2,700,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "216,400" 6.5 "" NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "69" "23-Aug-1999" "1" "5" NA "1552" 1551 72 "" "Ghana " "" "" "" "Districts - Builsa, Kassena Nankana" "" "3-Sep-99" "13-Sep-99" 11 "1" "9,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "126,700" 6.1 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Flooding exacerbated by the opening of spillway outlets to relieve pressure in Burkina Faso's Bagre dam. Three dams burst their banks, submerging several villages." NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "70" "3-Sep-1999" "2" "6" NA "1553" 1552 73 "" "El Salvador " "" "" "" "Lower Lempa region - Santa Marta; central province of San Vicente" "Rio Lempa, Paz" "10-Sep-99" "13-Sep-99" 4 "4" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,150" 4.9 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  " NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "71" "10-Sep-1999" "2" "7" NA "1554" 1553 74 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon - Manila, Rizal" "" "10-Sep-99" "14-Sep-99" 5 "1" "4,500" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "22,630" 5.1 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Manilla submerged by up to 5 ft of water." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "72" "10-Sep-1999" "2" "8" NA "1555" 1554 75 "" "Niger" "" "" "" "" "" "7-Sep-99" "14-Sep-99" 8 "7" "22,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "212,070" 6.2 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Unusually heavy rainfall." NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "73" "7-Sep-1999" "3" "9" NA "1556" 1555 76 "" "USA - Hurricane Floyd, Hurricane Irene" "" "" "" "Eastern North Carolina: Tarboro, Greenville, Edgecombe, Pitt, Duplin, Beaufort, Craven, Greene, Jones, Wayne, Lenoir Counties New Jersey: Bound Brook, Manville, Somerset County, Rockland, Bergen, Passaic counties Southeast Virginia: Franklin, Southampton County South Carolina: Horry County, Conway Southeast Pennslyvania" "Tar, Cape Fear, Neuse, Waccamaw, Roanoke, Lumber, Passaic, Blackwater, Nottoway, Meherrin, Pee Dee, Raritan" "14-Sep-99" "10-Oct-99" 27 "68" "35,000" "3,000,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 2 "175,200" 7 "30,000 Displaced in North Carolina, 5,000 in New Jersey. Heavy rains from hurricane Floyd followed by Hurricane Irene. Tar River crested at record 24 feet above flood stage. The Waccamaw, Cape Fear, Roanoke and Lumber rivers also rose to record levels. Franklin in Southampton County, Virginia - \"worst flooding in the history of the city,\" Blackwater River established a new record, 14 feet above flood stage, at Franklin. Nottoway and Meherrin rivers at greater than 25-yr and 10-yr floods respectively. Waccamaw River crested at six feet above flood level (13.05 feet) on Sep 28; surpassing 1928 record level" NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "74" "14-Sep-1999" "4" "10" NA "1557" 1556 77 "" "Japan " "" "" "" "Osaka" "" "15-Sep-99" "16-Sep-99" 2 "4" "14,521" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,620" 3.7 "Flooding and landslides. Osaka received nearly 20 inches of rain in 24 hours; thousands sought higher ground in nearby Kobe because of river flooding." NA NA "" 0 "22" 0 "74" "15-Sep-1999" "4" "10" NA "1558" 1557 78 "" "China -Typhoon York " "" "" "" "Hong Kong, rural New Territories Guangdong Province - Guangzhou city Fujian Province - Xiamen, Zhangzhou, Quanzhou, Putian, Fuzhou" "Pearl" "15-Sep-99" "18-Sep-99" 4 "8" "10,000" "24,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "177,700" 5.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "75" "15-Sep-1999" "4" "11" NA "1559" 1558 79 "" "Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia" "" "" "" "Central America and Caribbean. Southeastern Mexico: Tabasco, Veracruz, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Jalisco, Michoacan, Puebla, Hidalgo El Salvador: Provinces - La Libertad, Ahuachapan, Usulutan, San Vicente Northern Honduras: Tegucigalpa, Santa Rosa de Copan; Departments of Santa Barbara, Octotepeque, Francisco Morazan Guatemala: San Sebastian Costa Rica: Guanacaste Province Nicaragua Panama Colombia: Southern Florencia" "Grijalva, Usumacinta, Carrizal, Lempa, Alubaren, Ulua, Choluteca, Sulaco, Humuya, Ixpats, Samala, Platanitos, Botas" "12-Sep-99" "12-Oct-99" 31 "160" "268,200" "3,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "1,159,000" 7.7 "Tropical disturbance on the Atlantic coast caused a week of torrential rains in Central America in the wake of Hurricane Floyd. Worst flooding in Mexico in 40 yrs. El Cajon hydroelectric dam overflowed in Honduras." NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "76" "12-Sep-1999" "5" "12" NA "1560" 1559 80 "" "India, Bangladesh " "" "" "" "India - West Bengal Province: 15 districts, Calcutta, Burdwan, Birbhum Bangldesh - Rajshahi, Chapainwabganj" "Padma, Mahananda" "24-Sep-99" "29-Sep-99" 6 "45" "" "235,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "169,000" 6 "Padma and Mahananda 69 cm above danger levels." NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "77" "24-Sep-1999" "6" "13" NA "1561" 1560 81 "" "Nigeria, Ghana, Togo" "" "" "" "Nigeria: States - Niger, Sokoto, Kwara, Adamawa, Borno Ghana: Northern, Upper East, Upper West regions. Districts - East Gonja, West Gonja, Nanumba, West Mamprusi, Bole Togo: Regions - Savanes, Kara, Plateaux, Maritime" "Niger, Kaduna, Benue" "15-Sep-99" "11-Oct-99" 27 "85" "396,748" "21,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "862,000" 7.5 "Damage in Ghana: $21,000,000. Unusually heavy seasonal rains in September; hydroelectric dams opened their flood gates in Nigeria. Nigeria: 100,000 hectares flooded. Ghana: 116,000 acres farmlands destroyed. Togo: 1,000 hectares of arable land inundated. Flooding in Ghana started in September after heavy rains and the opening of the flood spillways of two dams in Burkina Faso. Worst flooding in 30 years in northern Nigeria and Ghana." NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "78" "15-Sep-1999" "7" "14" NA "1562" 1561 82 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "States - Tabasco, Jalisco, Michoacan, Puebla, Oaxaca, Hidalgo, Chiapas, Veracruz" "Grijalva, Carrizal, Samaria, Usumacinta, Mezcalpa" "12-Oct-99" "29-Oct-99" 18 "425" "300,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "60,540" 6.2 "Flooding and landslides. Weeks of torrential rain forced authorities to open a floodgate on the Penitas dam in Chiapas - rising levels on the Mezcalapa, Samaria and Carrizal rivers downstream in Tabasco. In the Tabasco state capital, Villahermosa, 75 percent of homes flooded." NA NA "" 1 "26" 1 "79" "12-Oct-1999" "8" "15" NA "1563" 1562 83 "" "Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, St. Criox, Jamaica, St. Maarten, Anguilla - Hurricane Jose" "" "" "" "Dominican Republic: northern Santiago Puerto Rico St. Croix; Jamaica; St. Maarten; Anguilla" "Espiritu Santo" "22-Oct-99" "26-Oct-99" 5 "4" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "55,650" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "80" "22-Oct-1999" "8" "16" NA "1564" 1563 84 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Imo State - Oguta, Rivers State, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Ahoada-East, Ahoada-West and Abua/Odual local government areas" "Niger, Orashi, Sombreiro" "26-Oct-99" "8-Nov-99" 14 "50" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "251,300" 6.7 "No suitable AVHRR or Landsat7 data located.  Flood wave passage from heavy rains in the north. Oguta: worst in the history of the area. Rivers State: worst in thirty years." NA NA "" 1 "27" 1 "81" "26-Oct-1999" "9" "17" NA "1565" 1564 85 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Eastern KwaZulu-Natal Province - Durban area " "" "26-Oct-99" "28-Oct-99" 3 "4" "300" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "93,380" 5.4 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Torrential downpours over KwaZulu-Natal. Worst flooding of the decade." NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "82" "26-Oct-1999" "9" "18" NA "1566" 1565 86 "" "Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia - Tropical Storm Eve" "" "" "" "Vietnam: central coastal areas: Thua Thien Hue, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Quang Ngai, Da Nang, Qaung Nam, Sing Dinh provinces Thailand: Provinces - Prachuap Khiri Khan, Phetchaburi, Ratchaburi, Kanchanaburi, Lop Buri, Phichit, Nakhon Sawan, Satun, Phuket Southern Cambodia: Provinces - Takeo, Kandal, Kampong Speu, Phnom Penh Municipality, Pursat; Phnom Penh district of Dang Kor Malaysia: Kedah, Pulau Pinang, Perak" "Perfume, Chao Phya" "25-Oct-99" "9-Nov-99" 16 "632" "1,114,000" "265,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 2 "232,600" 6.9 "No suitable AVHRR or Landsat7 data located. Vietnam: $265,000,000 damage, 622 fatalities. Tropical depression in the Gulf of Thailand and Tropical Storm Eve. Vietnam: 185,000 acres of paddy fields flooded. Cambodia: 9,900 hectares flooded. Vietnam's worst ever infrastructure damage. Worst floods in a century in Vietnam. Worst flooding in 8 years in Phnom Penh, Cambodia." NA NA "" 1 "28" 1 "83" "25-Oct-1999" "10" "19" NA "1567" 1566 87 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Southeastern Ogaden region" "Wabe Shebelle" "30-Oct-99" "2-Nov-99" 4 "34" "79,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "197,600" 5.9 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Ten days of pounding rains burst the banks of the Wabe Shebelle River, inundating 50 communities between the cities of Mustahil and Kelafo, close to the Somali border." NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "84" "30-Oct-1999" "10" "20" NA "1568" 1567 88 "" "India" "" "" "" "States - Orissa (Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Khurda, Puri, Cuttack), Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal. Towns: Bhubaneswar, Baleshwar, Cuttack, Paradwip, Bhadrak" "" "29-Oct-99" "12-Nov-99" 15 "9803" "10,000,000" "2,300,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 2 "191,900" 6.8 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Cyclone struck with tidal waves and heavy rains causing flooding. Cyclone estimated to have destroyed over 1,500 villages. The districts of Kendrapara, Jagatsingpur, and Puri suffered saltwater inundation from a 5-meter tide that penetrated 26 km inland." NA NA "" 1 "29" 1 "85" "29-Oct-1999" "11" "21" -0.92 "1569" 1568 89 "" "France" "" "" "" "Southwest Regions - Aude, Pyrennees-Orientales, Tarn, Herault; Towns - Toulouse, Narbonne, Nevian, La Bastide-Rouairoux, Davejan" "" "12-Nov-99" "15-Nov-99" 4 "27" "3,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "91,890" 5.7 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "86" "12-Nov-1999" "0" "1" NA "1570" 1569 90 "" "Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo Republic" "" "" "" "DRCongo (DRC) - Kinshasa, Bandundu --Congo Republic - Brazzaville, Yoro, Mpila, Kangabanzi" "" "29-Nov-99" "31-Dec-99" 33 "2" "75,000" "30,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "738,800" 7.7 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Flooding of tributaries in the northern and southern Congo basin. Flood of the century on the Congo River.  Worst flooding in Kinshasa in 38 years. Congo River not expected to recede until January. Level of Congo River on Dec 2: 5.44m - Record level from 1961: 5.20m." NA NA "" 1 "30" 1 "87" "29-Nov-1999" "1" "2" NA "1571" 1570 91 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Oregon Coast - Tillamook, Lincoln counties" "Siletz, Salmon" "26-Nov-99" "28-Nov-99" 3 "0" "100" "300,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "18,280" 4.9 "No suitable AVHRR data located  First major storm to hit the Pacific Northwest this fall. Siletz River flooded to its second-highest recorded level - crested at 28.5 feet early Nov 26; previous record of 31.6 feet in 1921." NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "88" "26-Nov-1999" "1" "3" NA "1572" 1571 92 "" "Russia " "" "" "" "St. Petersburg" "Neva" "29-Nov-99" "2-Dec-99" 4 "2" "" "555,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "27,470" 5 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Worst flooding in St. Petersburg in 13 years. Neva River rose 2.66 meters overnight on Nov 29, flooding the center of the city. Levels began rising again on Dec 1." NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "89" "29-Nov-1999" "1" "4" NA "1573" 1572 93 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Central coastline provinces: Thua Thien Hue, Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen, Binh Dinh, Quang Ngai, Quang Nam, Danang, Khanh Hoa" "Thu Hong" "2-Dec-99" "10-Dec-99" 9 "120" "1,000,000" "50,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "74,800" 6 "No suitable AVHRR data located.  Heavy rains from Dec 1-6 have dumped over six feet of water on some areas.  40,270 acres of rice crop destroyed." NA NA "" 1 "31" 1 "90" "2-Dec-1999" "2" "5" NA "1574" 1573 94 "" "Somalia " "" "" "" "Central and Southern Somalia - Sablaleh" "Shabelle" "1-Dec-99" "6-Dec-99" 6 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "422,100" 6.4 "No suitable AVHRR data located. UN food convoy of 120 trucks has been stuck in Muddul Brava for 12 days due to the floods. " NA NA "" 1 "32" 1 "91" "1-Dec-1999" "3" "6" NA "1575" 1574 95 "" "Thailand " "" "" "" "Southern coastal provinces - Chumpon, Songkhla, Naratiwat, Pattani, Yala " "" "4-Dec-99" "7-Dec-99" 4 "5 " "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "157,200" 5.8 "Flash Flood." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "92" "4-Dec-1999" "3" "7" NA "1576" 1575 96 "" "Colombia " "" "" "" "" "" "15-Sep-99" "15-Dec-99" 92 "93 " "771,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "199,850" 7.3 "Flooding and mudslides." NA NA "" 1 "33" 1 "93" "15-Sep-1999" "4" "8" NA "1577" 1576 97 "" "Venezuela " "Colombia" "" "" "Venezuela: Caracas, La Guaira, northern coastal region, Avila mountain range, state of Vargas, Zulia, Falcon, Yaracuy, Nueva Esparta, Carabobo, Miranda --Colombia: Northwestern State of Antioquia" "" "15-Dec-99" "20-Dec-99" 6 "20006" "400,000" "2,000,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "328,200" 6.6 "No suitable AVHRR data located. Venezuela: 20,000 fatalities, 6 in Columbia. Flooding and landslides.  35,000 hectares of farmland flooded. Venezuela's worst natural disaster this century." NA NA "" 1 "34" 1 "94" "15-Dec-1999" "5" "9" NA "1578" 1577 98 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Campania region - Cervinara, Avellino province, San Martino Valle Caudina, Tivoli, Marche region, Umbria region" "Aniene, Nera" "15-Dec-99" "16-Dec-99" 2 "5" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "30,480" 4.8 "Flooding and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "95" "15-Dec-1999" "5" "10" NA "1579" 1578 99 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "KwaZulu Natal Province - Durban, Mariannhill" "" "21-Dec-99" "23-Dec-99" 3 "23" "2,000" "6,300,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "183,000" 5.7 "Flooding and landslides. South Africa's worst floods since Christmas Day, 1995. Shanty towns washed away." NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "96" "21-Dec-1999" "5" "11" NA "1580" 1579 100 "" "UK" "" "" "" "England and Wales - Kent, Sussex; Southwestern counties of Cornwall and Devon" "Ouse, Cuckmere, Wye, Dee, Severn" "25-Dec-99" "27-Dec-99" 3 "2" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,630" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "97" "25-Dec-1999" "5" "12" NA "1581" 1580 101 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao northern coast - Medina, Lugait, Talisayan" "" "25-Dec-99" "28-Dec-99" 4 "8" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "32,000" 5.1 "" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "98" "25-Dec-1999" "5" "13" -1.19 "1582" 1581 1 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "States of Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo; Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Campos de Jordao cities. Paraiba River in Rio  " "" "1-Jan-00" "6-Jan-00" 6 "26" "70,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "350,000" 6.3 "" NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "1" "1-Jan-2000" "1" "1" NA "1583" 1582 2 "" "Angola" "" "" "" "Benguela Province, Dombe Grande town, Coporolo River. Kwanza Norte Province, Chongoroi, Kwanza and Lucala rivers" "" "8-Jan-00" "15-Jan-00" 8 "31" "70,000" "10,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "47,000" 5.6 "No suitable AVHRR data located CAUSE:Heavy rains HECTARES FLOODED: 6,000 Ha (River Coporolo only) " NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "2" "8-Jan-2000" "1" "2" NA "1584" 1583 3 "" "Mozambique" "South Africa" "Botswana" "Zimbabwe, Malawi and Swaziland" "Mozambique - Provinces: Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane, Manica and Sofala. Cities: Maputo, Matola, Xai-Xai, Nova Mambone. --South Africa - Provinces: Northern, Mpumalanga, Kwa-Zulu Natal and Guateng. Kruger National Park, Gauteng, Giyani, Louis Trichardt, and Thohoyandou areas. A dam break in Alexandria township. Cities: Johannesburg, Soweto. --East and Southern Botswana - Towns: Morwa, Kopong, Gaborone. --Zimbabwe - floods after Cyclone Eline in provinces of Manicaland, Matebeleland South and Masvingo. --Malawi - Districts: Nkhotakota, Salima, Nsanje, Chikwawa, Karonga. " "Mozambique - Incomati, Umbeluzi, Limpopo, Sabie, Save, Lucite, Buzi. --South Africa - Jukskei, Klip, Crocodile. --Botswana - Metsimotlhabe River. Nywane, Shashe, Letsibogo, Gaborone and Bokaa dams overtopped. --Zimbabwe - Limpopo, Save, Mutirikwi and Runde rivers. --Malawi - 5 rivers in south by Mozambique, 4 rivers in north including the Songwe" "26-Jan-00" "27-Mar-00" 62 "929" "733,000" "1,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "436,000" 7.6 "Torrential rains in Mozambique begining in late January (Rainy season usually begins in March in Mozambique) From Feburary 4-7 the heaviest rains in 40 years renewed the flooding in Mozambique, swamping the capital Maputo and the neighbouring city of Matola; many towns became isolated due to the destruction of roads and bridges. This second episode of rain also caused flooding in the provinces of Mpumalanga and Northern in northeastern South Africa and in central Botswana. The rain that Botwana experienced from February 7 to 9 was the equivalent to three quarters of the annual precipitation in that arid country; it caused the worst floods in 30 years. Cyclone Eline arrived on February 22, causing renewed flooding in Northern Province of South Africa, where it killed 6 people; then it moved inland over Zimbabwe, where the Limpopo River along the border between South Africa and Zimbabwe was at its highest level in 15 years. Cyclone Eline left much of Mozambique's southern Gaza and central Inhambane provinces accessible only by air. The cyclone killed an additional 17 people in Mozambique, most of them in the town of Nova Mambone in Ihambane Province. HECTARES FLOODED: Mozambique: 80,000 Ha Zimbabwe: 29,500 Ha" NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "3" "26-Jan-2000" "2" "3" NA "1585" 1584 4 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Southern region of Mindanao - Provinces: Davao del Norte, Compostela Valley and Agusan del Sur. Other areas: Mount Diwalwal, Monkay city." "" "28-Jan-00" "1-Feb-00" 5 "23" "20,000" "4,100,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "16,700" 4.9 "Heavy rain causing flash floods and mudslidesCAUSE:Flash flood from heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "4" "28-Jan-2000" "2" "4" NA "1586" 1585 5 "" "USA" "" "" "" "North-central Kentucky --Southern Ohio - Scioto and Meigs Counties." "Licking River, Ohio River, Scioto River." "18-Feb-00" "22-Feb-00" 5 "8" "40" "" "" 1 "55,000" 5.4 "Flooding due to heavy rainsCAUSE:nd" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "5" "18-Feb-2000" "2" "5" NA "1587" 1586 6 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Inland Queensland - area bounded by Richmond, Hughenden, Muttaburra, Longreach and Winton. --New South Wales. --South Australia's far north-west: Napri and Kanpi communities in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands. Marla Town, Ayers Rock area. " "Queensland - Paroo, Bulloo, Lower Burdekin, Flinders, Diamantina, Georgina, Haughton, Thompson and Barcoo, and Cooper Creek. -- --South Australia - Finke, Hugh and Palmer rivers" "18-Feb-00" "1-Mar-00" 13 "1" "200" "50,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "474,000" 7 "The Thomson River was10 km wide in parts. \"About 3,000 square kilometres covering Broken Hill, White Cliffs, Wilcannia, Tilpa and Louth are affected by floodwaters 5 cm to 50 cm deep following a downpour on February 20 which dumped 300 millimetres in 12 hours\" -- \"Floodwaters haven't quite reached the levels of the 1955 record flood\"  -- Heavy monsoon rains followed by Cyclone Steve in North Queensland on February 26. -- No suitable AVHRR data locatedCAUSE:Monsoon rains, cyclone" NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "6" "18-Feb-2000" "3" "6" NA "1588" 1587 7 "" "Madagascar" "" "" "" "Districts of Vatomandry, Mahanoro, Antanambao Manampotsy, Anosibe an'Ala, Marolambo, and Belo-Tsiribihina" "" "17-Feb-00" "11-Mar-00" 24 "200" "800,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "256,000" 6.8 "Cyclones Eline and Gloria CAUSE:Rain from two cyclones" NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "7" "17-Feb-2000" "4" "7" -1.13 "1589" 1588 8 "" "Cambodia " "" "" "" "Northeastern province of Ratanakkiri, " "Se San River" "3-Mar-00" "4-Mar-00" 2 "3" "" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "12,000" 4.4 "A hydroelectric dam in Vietnam accidentally unleashed into the Se San River. Hundreds of farms were inundated.CAUSE:Dam failure" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "8" "3-Mar-2000" "0" "1" NA "1590" 1589 9 "" "Zambia " "" "" "" "Floodgates on the Kariba dam were opened in response to high water; the area of Chiawa was flooded." "" "3-Mar-00" "4-Mar-00" 2 "" "12,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "8,500" 4.2 "\"The Zambezi River Authority reported that torrential rains in the region had pushed water behind the dam to the highest levels ever seen...Four of the five floodgates were opened to relieve pressure on the huge dam that supplies hydroelectric power for both Zambia and Zimbabwe....floods left more than 12,000 people in the region homeless, cropless and facing a severe famine\"CAUSE:Dam release" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "9" "3-Mar-2000" "0" "2" NA "1591" 1590 10 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Western Australia - Regions: western and central Pilbara, eastern and western Kimberley, and north Gascoyne. Towns: Carnarvon. " "Gascoyne and Fitzroy" "6-Mar-00" "11-Mar-00" 6 "1" "" "" "Extra tropical cyclone" 1 "545,000" 6.5 "Cyclone Steve  Two days of cyclone-related rain. Cyclone Steve reformed three times, an event unprecedented since records began. -- No suitable AVHRR data locatedCAUSE:Cyclone" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "10" "6-Mar-2000" "1" "3" NA "1592" 1591 11 "" "Argentina" "Bolivia" "Peru" "" "Argentina Provinces - Tucuman (60 percent under water), Jujuy, Santiago del Estero, Catamarca, Salta and La Rioja. --Southern Boliva - five provinces in the departments of Santa Cruz, Tarija, and Chuquisaca, in particular Obispo Santiesteban and Nuflo de Chavez. --Peru - Lima." "Boliva - Pirai, Grande and Vermejo. Peru - Rimac " "9-Mar-00" "17-Mar-00" 9 "7" "15,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "786,000" 6.8 "\"30,000 homes threatened in Peru, 20,000 in northern and northeastern Argentina and another 10,000 in Bolivia\"  -- \"Argentina's northern provinces, where crops in Santiago del Estero, Catamarca and Tucuman were already 65 percent, 50 percent and 30 percent destroyed, respectively\"CAUSE:Heavy rains HECTARES FLOODED:14,000 Ha. -- Bolivia: 75,000 Ha crops lost" NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "11" "9-Mar-2000" "2" "4" NA "1593" 1592 12 "" "Czech Republic" "Romania" "Slovakia" "" "Czech Republic: Jaromer, Mlada Boleslav. --Western Romania --Northern Slovakia" "Czech Republic - Elbe River Romania - Tisza, Iza and Viseu rivers. " "9-Mar-00" "11-Mar-00" 3 "2" "" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "16,500" 4.7 "Heavy rains and warm temperatures for last three daysCAUSE:Rain-on-snow" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "12" "9-Mar-2000" "2" "5" NA "1594" 1593 13 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Provinces: Eastern Cape, Izele area. Cities: Queenstown. Rivers: Magwala" "" "13-Mar-00" "18-Mar-00" 6 "14" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "49,000" 5.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "13" "13-Mar-2000" "2" "6" NA "1595" 1594 14 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Dallas-Fort Worth area. " "Trinity River, Chambers Creek" "29-Mar-00" "31-Mar-00" 3 "3" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "24,000" 4.9 "" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "14" "29-Mar-2000" "2" "7" NA "1596" 1595 15 "" "Romania" "Hungary" "Serbia" "Ukraine" "Romania: 16 counties in central and western Romania (Alba, Arad, Bihor, Bistrita, Botosani, Brasov, Caras - Severin, Cluj, Harghita, Hunedoara, Maramures, Mures, Olt, Satu-Mate, Salaj and Timis). Villages: Blajeni, Criscior, Baia de Cris, Vata de Jos, Basarabeanca, Brad, Ciuruleasa, Garda, Arieseni, Abrud, Albac and Vadu Motilor, Lugoj, Buzias, Faget, Fardea, Tomesti, Nadrag, Copalnic, Manastur, Targu Lapus, Milova, Oradea, and Graniceri. --Northeast Hungary: Towns: Tokaj, Tiszabercel. --Northern Serbia: Serbia, Secanj district, Becej region. --Ukraine: near mountainous border with Hungary. " "Romania - Lapus, Cavnis, Iza, Viseu, Tisa, Cris, Olt, Mures, Somes, Bega, Crisul Alb, Tirnava Mica, and Timis. --Hungary - Bodrog, Tisza, Takta, Theiss, and Koeroes. --Serbia - Tamis, Tisza. --Ukraine - Rata and Sokolia" "5-Apr-00" "25-Apr-00" 21 "10" "623" "212,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 2 "116,000" 6.7 "Rain-on-snow in Romanian and Ukrainian highlands (Carpathian Mountains, Transylvanian Alps)CAUSE:Rain-on-snow" NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "15" "5-Apr-2000" "3" "8" NA "1597" 1596 16 "" "China" "" "" "" "Southern China - Near Hong Kong and Macau, Shenzhen, Zhuhai area, Zhongshan" "" "13-Apr-00" "17-Apr-00" 5 "15" "" "12,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,000" 5 "\"The flooding was especially bad in Shenzhen, the special economic zone (SEZ) located just north of Hong Kong, where six people were killed and five counted as missing\"CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "16" "13-Apr-2000" "3" "9" -0.34 "1598" 1597 17 "" "USA" "" "" "" "East-central Missouri - Franklin and Jefferson counties. Towns: Union, Robertsville, Byrnesville, Cedar Hill, Washington, St. Clair. --Eastern Oklahoma - Creek, Tulsa, Osage, Wagoner, Pawnee, Okmulgee, McIntosh counties, Tulsa area. Towns: Kiefer, Sapulpa, Jenks, Tulsa, Coweta, Sand Springs, Skiatook, Dewey, Lenepah, Owasso, Collinsville, and Bartlesville, Vinita, Miami." "Missouri - Flat Creek, Bourbeuse, Big and Meramec rivers. --Oklahoma - Polecat Creek, Bird Creek, Neosho River, and Caney River." "6-May-00" "9-May-00" 4 "3" "1,200" "30,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "75,000" 5.7 "worst floods in Oklahoma in 30 years. Slow moving storm system caused heavy rains CAUSE:Flash flooding from heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "17" "6-May-2000" "0" "1" NA "1599" 1598 18 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Towns: Coriolei, Bombasso, Qoryooley, Mubaahrak, Jowhar, between the towns of Jilib and Jamama, Beletuein, Howo Takoh, Hawlwadag; " "Jubba, Lower Shabelle" "1-May-00" "19-May-00" 19 "" "3,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "46,000" 5.9 "Unusually heavy rains in southern Somalia and Ethiopian highlands; 4 villages washed away -- No suitable AVHRR data locatedCAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "18" "1-May-2000" "0" "2" NA "1600" 1599 19 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Island of Luzon - Manila and north; Towns: Valenzuela, 21 towns in the provinces of Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija and Pampanga north of Manila; Rivers: Tullahan, Marikina" "" "18-May-00" "25-May-00" 8 "6" "112,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "11,740" 5 "Flooding due to heavy rains associated with a tropical depression -- No suitable AVHRR or Landsat 7 data locatedCAUSE:Tropical depression" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "19" "18-May-2000" "0" "3" NA "1601" 1600 20 "" "Timor" "" "" "" "West Timor -Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, southern Belu Regency, southern Betun region, Besikama area, central, east, and West Malaka, Malaka Barat, Malaka Tengah. -- East Timor - Towns: Suai, Los Palos, Viqueque." "Beneneai River along the border between East and West Timor" "16-May-00" "24-May-00" 9 "126" "15,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "11,400" 5.2 "Flooding following 3 days of heavy rain. -- Water \"engulfed some estimated 100 square kms of broad and flat delta plain\" \"flash floods ... follow the worst rains in the region for 22 years\" (West Timor) -- No suitable Landsat7 data locatedCAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "20" "16-May-2000" "0" "4" NA "1602" 1601 21 "" "Colombia " "" "" "" "States: southwestern - Narino, Putumayo. northeastern - Santander. San Miguel" "San Miguel" "18-May-00" "24-May-00" 7 "9" "67,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "200,000" 6.1 "Flooding and mudslides due to heavy rainsCAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "21" "18-May-2000" "1" "5" NA "1603" 1602 22 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Northern Turkey - Samsun and Tokat provinces" "" "24-May-00" "27-May-00" 4 "2" "" "40,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,000" 4.8 "Flooding due to heavy rainsCAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "22" "24-May-2000" "1" "6" NA "1604" 1603 23 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Northeastern Bangladesh: Moulavibazar District; subdistricts of Kulaura, Komolganj, and Rajnagar. --Southeastern Bangladesh districts: Khagrachari, Bandarban, Dhaka, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Comilla, Mymenshingh, Tangail, Chandpur, Kishoreganj, and Rangamati. " "Sangu and Matamuhuri. Kushiara, Manu and Dholai." "27-May-00" "19-Jun-00" 24 "36" "10,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "17,000" 5.6 "Flooding due to heavy monsoonal rains, flash floods. -- Monsoon starting early this year -- No suitable AVHRR or Landsat7 data locatedCAUSE:Monsoonal rains and flash flooding" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "23" "27-May-2000" "1" "7" NA "1605" 1604 24 "" "Vietnam " "" "" "" "Central Vietnam -  Lac Duong district in the central highlands, near resort of Dalat, a stream which runs into the Cam Ly waterfall." "" "31-May-00" "2-Jun-00" 3 "3 " "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,000" 4.1 "Flash flooding from three days of torrential rain CAUSE:Flash flood from heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "24" "31-May-2000" "1" "8" NA "1606" 1605 25 "" "China" "" "" "" "Gansu Province - Counties: Dangchang and Minxian ; district of Longnan; River: Minjiang. -- Sichuan Province - Counties: Gulin and Xuyong. -- Guizhou Province - town and county of Duyun" "Minjiang" "31-May-00" "19-Jun-00" 20 "94" "8,725" "81,500,000" "Monsoonal rain" 2 "114,000" 6.7 "Flooding in Gansu Province occurred on 05/31/00: \" in Awu township... the River Ming flowed at a record 677 cubic metres per second, the highest flow measurement for 150 years\" -- Sichuan Province flooding and landslides on 06/07/00: \"Hail, flooding and landslides have devastated areas in Gulin and Xuyong counties... since the beginning of June,\" -- Guizhou Province flooding on 06/16/00: \"the heaviest rains in 400 years...Duyun was submerged under 1.5 and three metres of water after ... a river flowing through the town to burst its banks\" -- No suitable AVHRR data locatedCAUSE:Monsoon rains HECTARES FLOODED: Gansu: 13,000 Ha" NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "25" "31-May-2000" "2" "9" NA "1607" 1606 26 "" "India" "" "" "" "States: Assam and Arunachel Pradesh. Kaziranga National Park; six districts, districts of Upper Siang, West Siang and East Siang. Towns: Pasighat, Boleng, Sika-bamin, Komlighat, Raneghat, Tezu, Mahadevpur, Yingkiang, Tuting. " "Brahmaputra, Siang, Lohit, Noa-dihing " "10-Jun-00" "24-Jun-00" 15 "30" "50,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1.5 "55,000" 6.1 "\"worst flood to hit Arunachal Pradesh since 1959\"  -- June 26\"The United News of India reported that the floods have inundated 250 communities in six districts and affected almost a quarter of a million people. \" -- \"Preliminary findings suggest the floods in Arunachal Pradesh were due to the breach of a dam on the Tsangpo, as the river makes a turn to enter India\" -- On April 9 a large landslide occurred that blocked the Yigong Zangbo River (a Bramaputra tributary) in eastern Tibet. A lake formed behind the earth dam which was breached on June 11, causing the flash floods downriver in Arunachal Pradesh, India CAUSE:Intial flooding on June 11 caused by breach of landslide-blocked river near Yigong, Tibet. Monsoon rains followed." NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "26" "10-Jun-2000" "3" "10" NA "1608" 1607 27 "" "Chile" "" "" "" "Southern Chile - Cities: Valdivia; Provinces: Valdivia, Llanquihue, Osorno; Rivers: Leufucade. -- Central Chile - Cities: Santiago, Valparaiso, Vina del Mar, Talca, Rancagua; Rivers: Mapocho" "" "5-Jun-00" "16-Jun-00" 12 "" "41,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "84,000" 6 "Flooding in southern Chile began on 06/01/00. After two weeks in the southern region, rains moved to the central Chile. -- Number displaced in southern Chile are for the area near Valdivia. \"Near the city of Valdivia, the river Leufucade rose over its banks, closing the Panamericana highway.\"CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "27" "5-Jun-2000" "4" "11" NA "1609" 1608 28 "" "Colombia" "" "" "" "Provinces: Northeastern Caucasia, Cities: inner city of Nechi, Rivers: Cauca, Nechi" "" "5-Jun-00" "7-Jun-00" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "26,000" 4.9 "\"Intense rains...have left some 10,000 victims\"CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "28" "5-Jun-2000" "4" "12" NA "1610" 1609 29 "" "Guatemala " "" "" "" "City of Guatemala, regions of Alta Verapaz, Huehuetenango, Escuintla, Jalapa, Quiche, Totonicapan y Zacapa. Rivers: Achiguate and Motagua " "" "6-Jun-00" "21-Jun-00" 16 "16" "2,600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,600" 5.3 "\"This year the seasonal rains began in the third week of May...The intensity of the rainfall prompted Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo to declare a 30-day \"state of public disaster\" on June 6 for the entire country\" CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "29" "6-Jun-2000" "4" "13" NA "1611" 1610 30 "" "China " "" "" "" "Fujian Province: Longhai County; Cities: Quanzhou, Zhangzhou and Xiamen. -- Jiangxi Province: Eight counties; Cities: Gangzhou" "" "17-Jun-00" "30-Jun-00" 14 "18" "31,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "76,000" 6 "Fujian Province: \"35 counties in the province have received more than 100 millimeters (four inches) of rain over the past two days\" \"12.6 inches of rain that fell Sunday on the Fujian port of Xiamen were the most since meteorological records began being kept 108 years ago\" Flooding in this province ended FATALITIES: Fujian:19 -- Jiangxi: 9 DISPLACED: Jiangxi: 31,000 CAUSE:Monsoon rains HECTARES FLOODED: Fujian:1,000Ha (Xiamen) -- Jiangxi: 7,000 Ha" NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "30" "17-Jun-2000" "5" "14" NA "1612" 1611 31 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Northern Bangladesh: Kurigram district, Rangpur region; Southeast Bangladesh: city of Chittagong and in the neighbouring areas of Cowkbazar, Mirzapool, Katalganj, Rahmatganj, Chaktai, Halishahr, Bakalia, Chandgaon, Pahartoli, Hathazari, Patiya, Satkania and Keranirhat. " "Darala, Brahmaputra" "19-Jun-00" "26-Jun-00" 8 "14" "20,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "17,000" 5.1 "150 mud-thatch huts swept away by the Darala River, \"At least 30 villages have been submerged in the Kurigram district, 240 kilometers north of the capital, Dhaka, according to the Flood Warning Center in Dhaka\", 237 millimeters of rain recorded in 4 days -- No suitable AVHRR or Landsat7 data located FATALITIES: Northern:14 DISPLACED: Northern: 20,000CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "31" "19-Jun-2000" "5" "15" -0.26 "1613" 1612 32 "" "Philippines" "Japan " "Taiwan" "" "Philippines - Luzon Island. western regions of Luzon and central Visayas. Provinces: Pampanga, Bulacan and Bataan. Towns: Manila, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Baguio, Malolos. Tullahan River. -- --Japan: coastal areas near Tokyo. Izu island chain, Honshu Island. -- --Taiwan: eastern coast" "Philippines - Tullahan River" "4-Jul-00" "12-Jul-00" 9 "45" "800,000" "2,200,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "11,600" 5 "Typhoons Kirogi, Edeng and Kai Tak \"Floodwaters, some more than 10 feet (3 meters) high, also swamped many villages in the provinces of Pampanga, Bulacan and Bataan in central Luzon region\"...\"Parts of Manila and 47 towns north of the capital were submerged\"...\"Power authority officials opened the gates of four hydro-electric dams north of Manila to prevent water from overflowing and worsening the floods.\" -- July 8:\"While Typhoon Kirogi moved off the Philippines' eastern side and hit Japan, flooding streets and killing two there, a second typhoon, Kai Tak, continued to dump monsoon rains over the main island of Luzon.\" -- No suitable AVHRR or Landsat 7 data located for Philippines and Japan. No suitable Landsat 7 data located for Tiawan. No suitable Modis 9 data located for Philippines DAMAGE: Philippines: 2,200,000 FATALITIES: Philippines: 42 -- Japan: 3 DISPLACED: Philippines: 800,000CAUSE:Torrential monsoon rains and typhoons" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "32" "4-Jul-2000" "5" "16" NA "1614" 1613 33 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hubei Province: Enshi district. -- Sichuan Province: Dazhou city and Chongqing municipality. -- Shaanxi Province: Counties: Ziyang, Huxian, Hu; Rivers: Ren, Han. -- Henan Province: Pingdingshan and Nanyang cities." "Shaanxi - Ren, Han." "30-Jun-00" "15-Jul-00" 16 "65" "88,000" "83,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "108,000" 6.2 "Yangtze River first flood crest of the season passed Yichang City site of Three Gorges Dam (news report dated July 6)  -- ~200 people in Shaanxi province were killed 07/10 - 07/11/00 in rain-triggered landslides. DAMAGE: Hubei: $55,000,000   -- Sichuan: $16,000,000 -- Shaanxi: $12,000,000 (Ziyang only) FATALITES: Hubei: 12  -- Sichuan: 18 -- Shaanxi: 35 DISPLACED: Hubei: 60,000 -- Sichuan: 3000 -- Henan: 25,000CAUSE:Torrential rains causing flooding and mudslidesHECTARES FLOODED: Hubei: 38,145 hectares. --  Sichuan:35,000 hectares. -- Shaanxi: 119,000 hectares. -- Henan: 86,000 ha.of farmla" NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "33" "30-Jun-2000" "6" "17" NA "1615" 1614 34 "" "Cambodia" "Vietnam" "Thailand" "" "Northeastern Thailand - town of Udon Thani. --Southern Vietnam - Mekong Delta region; Provinces: An Giang, Dong Thap, Long An, Tien Giang. --Northern Vietnam - Red River Delta region: Provinces: Vin Phuc, Bac Thai, Ha Giang, Lao Cai; Districts: Lap Thac, Thanh Son. --Cambodia - 11 out of 19 Provinces: Takeo, Siem Reap, Kampong Cham, Oddar Meanchay, Kampong Thom, Kratie, Stung Treng, Koh Kong, Prey Veng, Takeo, Svay Rieng, Kandal, and the Municipality of Phnom Penh. " "Thailand - Mekong River --Vietnam - Tien, Hau. Lo, Ca --Cambodia - Mekong" "11-Jul-00" "10-Aug-00" 31 "33" "25,000" "6,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "104,700" 6.7 "Thailand: \"flood waters were cascading down from the nearby Phuparn mountain ... reached levels anticipated to occur only once in a thousand years ... overnight rainfall Tuesday of 274.5 mm (10.8 inches) was a record for the province \"  -- \"Local media have dubbed the downpour a \"thousand-year rain,\" but meteorologists told Reuters the heaviest rain ever recorded in Thailand was 547.1 mm on August 16, 1974 in the northeastern province of Sakon Nakorn.\" -- Vietnam: \"the river bank had already been washed away in at least 80 separate places on the two main branches of the Mekong and warned that hundreds of thousands of riverside homes were under threat\" -- Jul 17 \"The water level on the Mekong River has been rising about 4 inches daily.\" -- No suitable AVHRR or Landsat7 data located as of 7/17/00 DAMAGE: Cambodia: $6,000,000 (not including bridge and road damage) Thailand - worst floods in 26 years. Vietnam worst in 40 years. Cambodia worst in 40 years. FATALITIES: Thailand: 4  -- Vietnam: 14 -- Cambodia: 15 DISPLACED: Vietnam: 5,000 -- Cambodia: 20,000 CAUSE:Mosoon rains flooding the Mekong delta arrive a month early HECTARES FLOODED: Vietnam: 316,180 Ha -- Cambodia: 106,000 H -- see also DFO-2000049 and DFO-2000042" NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "34" "11-Jul-2000" "1" "1" NA "1616" 1615 35 "" "India" "" "" "" "West coast" "" "17-Jul-00" "3-Aug-00" 18 "140" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "107,100" 6.3 "\"Unending monsoon rains continued to cause flooding along India's west coast where the death toll was up to 140 on Saturday.\"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "35" "17-Jul-2000" "2" "2" NA "1617" 1616 36 "" "India " "" "" "" "States: Himachal Pradesh, Punjab. Districts: Kullu, Mandi, Bhawa, Nathpa-Jhakri, Kinnaur, Rampur; Towns: Chandigarh, Arth, Rampur, Tattapani; " "Sutlej" "31-Jul-00" "4-Aug-00" 5 "140" "4,000" "238,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "12,400" 4.8 "Flash floods due to torrential rains in Tibet. -- Flooding along a 180-mile stretch of the Sutlej River. Sutlej River reached levels 40 feet above normal.CAUSE:Flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "36" "31-Jul-2000" "2" "3" NA "1618" 1617 37 "" "India" "Bangladesh" "Bhutan" "Nepal" "India - States: Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh. Districts: 17 Distritcts in Assam including Nalbari, Assams, Kokrajhar, Sonitpur; also Katihar, Kumaon, Pithoragarh, Nainital. Towns: Guwahati, Tezpur, Sitamarhi. Majuli Island. --Bangladesh - Districts: Kurigram, Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat, Sylhet, Dhaka, Manikganj, Munshiganj, Narayanganj and Narsingdi. --Bhutan - Townships: Phuentsholing, Chukha. Villages: Pasakha. --Nepal - Districts: Bhadrapur, Nawalparasi, Kailali. Villages: Dhajaha, Narayanpur. " "India - Brahmaputra and its tributaries, Bagmati, Kosi, Gandak, Murigandak, Kamlabalan, Mahananada, Adhwara, Ganges, Bhagra, Ganga, Burhi Gandak, Bagmati and Punpun. --Bangladesh - Brahmaputra, Jamuna and its tributaries; Padma, Surma and Kushiyara. -- --Bhutan - Brahmaputra, Varsha. -- --Nepal - Ratuwa, Narayani, Karnali. " "2-Aug-00" "30-Aug-00" 29 "637" "10,504,000" "50,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "324,400" 7 "In all countries involved, landslides accompany the flooding. -- India: \"The Assam government has sounded a maximum alert with the Brahmpautra flowing at least five metres (16 feet) above the danger mark.\" -- \"In all, 3,568 villages in 16 districts have been inundated and crops in more than 197,031 hectares damaged. More than three million people have been affected by the floods.\" -- Bhutan: \"the landslides blocked nearly the country's entire road network\" -- August 21 - Bramaputra begins to recede in Assam. -- Sep 5 Eastern India - \"The floods are receding in places and people have gone back to their homes. But there are large pools of stagnant water surrounding people's homes where water-borne diseases could proliferate\" -- see also DFO-2000061 and DFO-2000031 DAMAGE: India (Assam province): $50,000,000 -- Nepal : millions of rupees FATALITIES: India: 300 -- Bangladesh: 31 -- Bhutan: 200 -- Nepal: 106 DISPLACED: India: 4,000,000 in Assam 5,500,000 in all India. -- Bangladesh: 1,000,000 -- Nepal: 4,000 CAUSE:Flooding triggered by monsoon rains HECTARES FLOODED: Assam: 300,000Ha" NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "37" "2-Aug-2000" "3" "4" NA "1619" 1618 38 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "States: Pernambuco and Alagoas; Cities: Palmares, Maceio, metropolitan region of Recife, Catende, Belem de Maria;" "" "30-Jul-00" "17-Aug-00" 19 "70" "120,000" "75,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "48,100" 6.1 "\"It was perhaps the worst natural disaster ever to hit Pernambuco,\" civil defense official Carlos D'Alburquerque said.\"CAUSE:Three days of torrential rains" NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "38" "30-Jul-2000" "4" "5" NA "1620" 1619 39 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Far East - Regions: Primoriye, Khabarovsk, Sakhalin. Districts: Tomari, Lesozavodsk. Cities: Vladivostok, Partizansk, Artyom" "" "30-Jul-00" "6-Aug-00" 8 "" "24,000" "30,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "192,100" 6.2 "Typhoon Bolaven \"The flood, caused by heavy rains and a typhoon in the Pacific Ocean at the end of July, damaged 9,211 homes, washed out 196 bridges and downed 253 kilometers (157 miles) of power and telephone lines\" ...\"The Bulavin typhoon flooded almost a half of the territory and over 9,000 houses\"CAUSE:Heavy rains and Typhoon Bolaven" NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "39" "30-Jul-2000" "5" "6" NA "1621" 1620 40 "" "Cameroon" "" "" "" "Douala city" "" "3-Aug-00" "5-Aug-00" 3 "3" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "3,700" 4.2 "\"About a third of the city of more than 2 million people was affected.\"CAUSE:Heavy rains worst flooding on record" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "40" "3-Aug-2000" "5" "7" NA "1622" 1621 41 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Khorasan province; Maneh va Salmaqan region " "" "7-Aug-00" "9-Aug-00" 3 "8" "400" "6,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "16,200" 4.7 "\"floods... were sparked by heavy rains in the area of Bojnourd\" CAUSE:flash flooding" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "41" "7-Aug-2000" "5" "8" NA "1623" 1622 42 "" "Thailand" "Vietnam" "" "" "Central Vietnam - Provinces: Quang Ngai, Thua Thien Hue. Danang. Huong River. --Northeastern Thailand - (hit by Kaemi on Aug 23) Provinces: Ubon Ratchathani, Si Sa Ket, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram. " "" "21-Aug-00" "28-Aug-00" 8 "14" "400,500" "21,500,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "78,210" 5.8 "Tropical storm Kaemi \"Heavy rains from Kaemi inundated tens of thousands of hectares (acres) of rice fields along a 400-kilometer (250-mile) stretch in seven central provinces Monday\"  -- see also DFO-2000049 and DFO-2000034 DAMAGE: Vietnam: 6,400,000 -- Thailand: 15,100,000 FATALITIES: Vietnam: 5 -- Thailand: 9 DISPLACED: Vietnam: 500  -- Thailand: 400,000 CAUSE:Tropical storm HECTARES FLOODED: Vietnam: >22,000 ha  -- Thaila: 304,000 ha" NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "42" "21-Aug-2000" "5" "9" NA "1624" 1623 43 "" "India" "" "" "" "Andhra Pradesh State -  Hyderabad city, also13 districts in the state including: Guntur, Kurnool, Prakasam, Khammam, Rayalaseema, Nalgonda, Krishna, Nandial, East and West Godavari. River: Godavari. " "Godavari." "23-Aug-00" "31-Aug-00" 9 "162" "3,000,000" "177,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "129,500" 6.2 "\"More than 90 neighborhoods in Hyderabad were submerged under 5 to 15 feet (1.5 to 4.5 meters) of water and hundreds of people were stranded on rooftops. A bridge in the heart of the city was damaged.\" ... \"floods, which have inundated vaste swathes of Andra Pradesh including the state capital Hyderabad\" -- August 31 -\"water levels in the main Godavari river fell back below danger point\" \"worst flood to hit the state in 50 years\" Aug 26 - a dam burst near Hyderabad. Aug 31 - Godivari River begins to recede. CAUSE:Four days of torrential monsoon rains " NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "43" "23-Aug-2000" "6" "10" NA "1625" 1624 44 "" "Ethiopia " "" "" "" "Afar Region - Dubti Woreda district, Danakil Lowlands inundated. Dubti-Assaita city. " "Awash River" "10-Aug-00" "21-Aug-00" 12 "9" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "57,500" 6 "\" It was reported that a seven-meter-high dike near Dubti failed to withstand the water level that reached a record high of 8.95 meters\" CAUSE:More than a week of heavy rain  Record high levels on the Awash at Dubti " NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "44" "10-Aug-2000" "7" "11" NA "1626" 1625 45 "" "South Korea " "" "" "" "Provinces: Cholla-namdo (Yongkwang, Sunchon); Cholla-pukto (Chongup, Sunchang, Kochang, Kunsan city); Chungchong-namdo (Poryong, Puyo, Nonsan, villages near Taejon) " "Kum and Imjin" "26-Aug-00" "29-Aug-00" 4 "7" "500" "27,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "27,590" 5 "\"the late summer rain spell was caused by the strong rain front formed by the collision of hot and humid atmospheric low pressure originating from the Pacific ocean with cold streams from China.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains swept the nation for five days in a row" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "45" "26-Aug-2000" "7" "12" NA "1627" 1626 46 "" "India " "" "" "" "Uttar Pradesh State -  Districts: Sidharthnagar, Gonda, Balrampur, Shravast, Bahraich, Raebareli and Barabanki. Regions: Farrukhabad, Badau, Hardoi and Pratapgarh. Towns: Bijnour, Azamgarh. --Bihar State - 21 north and central Bihar districts" "Uttar Pradesh - Ganges, Yamuna and Ghaghra --Bihar - Rivers Ganga, Burhi Gandak, Kosi, Bagmati and Punpun" "29-Aug-00" "14-Sep-00" 17 "578" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "223,200" 6.6 "\"Uttar Pradesh officials said major rivers were in spate in the sprawling province adjoining the Indian capital and added that relief and rescue operations were underway. They said the 31 died in the past 48 hours in eight flooded Uttar Pradesh districts. The latest deaths have taken the flood-related death toll in Uttar Pradesh to 226 since the onset of the monsoon in June\"  Bihar State - \"Rivers Ganga, Burhi Gandak, Kosi, Bagmati and Punpun were all in spate affecting about five million people in over 2,146 villages in 21 north and central Bihar districts\" FATALITIES: Uttar Pradesh: 131 -- Uttar Pradesh total for this season: 370 -- Bihar: 7 -- Bihar total for this season: 70CAUSE:Monsoon rains " NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "46" "29-Aug-2000" "8" "13" NA "1628" 1627 47 "" "China" "Russia" "North Korea" "South Korea" "China - Jiangsu Province - Northern coastal area, Xiangshui County. -- --Russia - Primorye region - 11 districts in the southern and central parts of the Maritime Territory as well as the cities of Nakhodka, Ussuriisk, and Spassk-Dalny. Vladivostok area. (hit by Typhoon Prapiraoon on Sept 1) -- --North and South Korea -" "North and South Korea - Imjin River" "30-Aug-00" "10-Sep-00" 12 "31" "14,140" "1,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "81,860" 6 "Typhoon Prapiroon \"There were rainstorms for 24 hours, ... Xiangshui County received a 821 millimeters of precipitation, a record in the history of Jiangsu. The water level of some coastal rivers surpassed the warning line by 50-100 centimeters\"  -- Russia - \"A total of 2,077 houses were flooded in 50 towns and villages; 54 bridges, eight dikes and more than ten kilometers of power and telephone lines were damaged\" DAMAGE: Russia: 1,000,000 FATALITIES: China: 4 -- Korea: 27 DISPLACED: China:13,800 -- Russia: 440 CAUSE:Coastal river flooding from typhoon rains HECTARES FLOODED: China: 363,933 ha -- Russia:1,000 sq km" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "47" "30-Aug-2000" "8" "14" NA "1629" 1628 48 "" "India " "" "" "" "Maharashtra State -  \"low-lying areas\"" "" "30-Aug-00" "1-Sep-00" 3 "40" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,850" 5 "\"Swirling rivers from the neighboring flood-battered Andhra Pradesh state carried the water into the Maharashtra state and flooded low-lying areas. India's Star TV news says that thousands of people have been evacuated from the low-lying areas\"  DISPLACED: \"THOUSDANDS\"CAUSE:Heavy rain and runoff from floods in state of Andhra Pradesh" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "48" "30-Aug-2000" "8" "15" NA "1630" 1629 49 "" "Cambodia" "Vietnam" "Thailand" "Laos" "Mekong Delta --Cambodia - Provinces: Takeo, Prey Veng, Kompong Cham, Kandal, Stung Treng, Kratie, Kompong Speu. Municipality of Phnom Penh. Districts: Peam Ro, Lovi-em. --Vietnam - Mekong Delta provinces: An Giang, Dong Thap, Long An, Kien Giang, Can Tho. --Northeast Thailand - 42 of Thailand's 76 provinces including Phetchabun. Districts: Lom Sak, Lom Kao. Cities: Phetchabun, Khon Kaen. --Southeastern Laos - Provinces: Khammouan, Saravan, Champasak, Borikhamxay. " "Cambodia - Mekong, Bassac and Tonle Sap --Vietnam - Mekong River. --Laos - Mekong River. " "28-Aug-00" "3-Nov-00" 68 "1139" "6,574,000" "782,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "208,200" 7.3 "Sep 21 \" level in the Mekong by Phnom Penh hit a record 11.20 m (36.7 ft) -- would flood the capital (one million people) if not for hundreds of thousands of sandbags.\" -- Oct 17 \"Flood waters continued to rise, fears that residents would be unable to harvest spring rice crop\" -- Oct 23 \"The Mekong levels fallen by 60-70 cm but will remain high until end of month,\" DAMAGE: Cambodia: 100,000,000 -- Vietnam: 250,000,000 -- Thailand: 185,000,000 -- Laos: nd -- Total Damage in Mekong Delta: 247,000,000 FATALITIES: Cambodia: 300 -- Vietnam: 407 -- Thailand: 43 -- Laos: 15 -- SE Asia total: 374 (also includes floods DFO- 2000034 and 2000042) DISPLACED: Cambodia: 500,000 -- Vietnam: 2,000,000 -- Thailand: 74,000 -- Laos: nd -- Total displaced in Mekong Delta: 4,000,000 (continuation of DFO floods 2000034 and 2000042) HECTARES FLOODED: Cambodia - one million ha of rice crops destroyed -- Vietnam: 321,710 ha -- Thaila: 1,040,000 ha -- Laos: 72,500 ha -- \"over 800,000 sq km in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thaila, Laos\" \"floods in the Mekong Delta the worst in seven decades, surpassing even 1961 and 1966.\" -- Cambodia worst in 70 yrs -- Laos \"worst flooding in two decades\" -- see also DFO-2000042 and DFO-2000034" NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "49" "28-Aug-2000" "9" "16" NA "1631" 1630 50 "" "China" "" "" "" "Tibet Autonomous Region - Counties: Gyangze and Bainang. Xigaze City. Nyangqu River" "" "28-Aug-00" "5-Sep-00" 9 "" "1,300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,210" 4.9 "\"Water in the Nyangqu River rose and exceeded the warning level on August 28. Over 120-meter breach along the dike in the Bainang county inundated over 333 hectares of farmland in the county, and over 600 families were affected. \" CAUSE:Rainstorms since late August " NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "50" "28-Aug-2000" "9" "17" -0.17 "1632" 1631 51 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong Province - Shaoguan city area, cities of Chaozhou and Jieyang. Hunan Province - southern area. Chenzhou city" "Beijiang River." "1-Sep-00" "6-Sep-00" 6 "47" "46,000" "169,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "25,900" 5.2 "Typhoon Maria Guangdong: \"Dozens of reservoirs overflowed, hundreds of dikes were damaged and more than 200 hectares of farmland were flooded ... Total rainfall reached 163 millimetres in some areas, with streets in the cities of Chaozhou and Jieyang under 1 metre of water on Sunday and Monday\"  -- In Hunan province the storm causes flash floods and landslides. -- No suitable Modis 9 data locatedCAUSE:Heavy rain from tropical storm HECTARES FLOODED: Hunan: 44,000 ha  -- Guangdong:122,000 ha" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "51" "1-Sep-2000" "0" "1" NA "1633" 1632 52 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Northern and eastern Manila city - districts of Caloocan, Quezon, Malabon" "" "4-Sep-00" "5-Sep-00" 2 "3" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,636" 3.5 "\"A tropical depression north of the Philippines and a low-pressure area in the South China Sea combined to dump 90 milliliters of rain in Manila over a six-hour period\"  -- No suitable Modis 9 data locatedCAUSE:90 milliliters of rain in 6 hours overflow Manila's drainage system" NA NA "" 0 "22" 0 "51" "4-Sep-2000" "0" "1" NA "1634" 1633 53 "" "El Salvador " "" "" "" "Central and eastern regions " "" "5-Sep-00" "8-Sep-00" 4 "2" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,640" 4.5 "\"The rains have caused flooding throughout much of the country, causing rivers to jump their banks ... in the central and eastern regions\" ... \"forecasters expect the rains to continue over the next two days.\"CAUSE:Five days of heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "52" "5-Sep-2000" "0" "2" NA "1635" 1634 54 "" "North Korea " "" "" "" "Northeastern province of South Hamgyong. Chongjin city. " "" "31-Aug-00" "4-Sep-00" 5 "42" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "16,450" 4.9 "\"U.N. staff observed widespread damage from the storm that ravaged North Korea's east coast for 27 hours beginning the night of Aug. 31\" CAUSE:Rains from a tropical storm " NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "53" "31-Aug-2000" "0" "3" NA "1636" 1635 55 "" "Japan" "South Korea" "" "" "Japan - Prefectures: Aichi, Shizuoka, Mie and Gifu. Cities: Nagoya, Daito, Inuyama, Nishibiwajima, Toyota, Higashiura. --South Korea - (struck by Typhoon Somai on Sep 16) North and South Kyongsang provinces" "Japan - Shonai, Shin, Kiso, Ishigase, 8 rivers in Aichi prefecture . " "11-Sep-00" "17-Sep-00" 7 "13" "100,000" "28,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "42,970" 5.5 "Typhoon Somai \"The floods damaged 171 roads, swept away 12 bridges and triggered 452 landslides\"... \"The storm dumped 428 millimeters (17 inches) of rain on Nagoya on Tuesday alone, the highest figure recorded by the local observatory since records began in 1891\" DAMAGE: Japan: 10,000,000 -- SKorea: 18,000,000 FATALITIES: Japan: 9 -- SKorea: 4 DISPLACED: Japan: 100,000 CAUSE:Rains from Typhoon Saomai - \"heaviest downpour ever in Japan\"  HECTARES FLOODED: SKorea: 6,000 ha" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "54" "11-Sep-2000" "0" "4" NA "1637" 1636 56 "" "Guatemala " "" "" "" "Towns: Teleman, Zacapa, hillsides outside of Guatemala City. Concepcion River overflowed in Escuintla." "Concepcion River" "15-Sep-00" "17-Sep-00" 3 "20" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,970" 4.6 "\"Major highways were flooded and more than 50 homes have been destroyed throughout the country.\"... \"People say they aren't afraid and choose to live in areas that during the rainy season are always hit with mudslides and floods,\" ... \"The tragedies we are seeing now are in areas that everyone knew were unsafe.\" CAUSE:Four days of heavy rains causing floods and mudslides " NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "55" "15-Sep-2000" "0" "5" NA "1638" 1637 57 "" "Brazil " "" "" "" "Northeastern Brazil  - Pernambuco State, Recife city " "" "16-Sep-00" "18-Sep-00" 3 "3" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,000" 4 "" NA NA "" 0 "22" 0 "55" "16-Sep-2000" "0" "5" NA "1639" 1638 58 "" "Sri Lanka " "" "" "" "Galle and Matara districts - Nagoda, Baddegama and Weliwitiya Divitura areas. Low lying areas in Colombo. " "Gin Ganga River" "18-Sep-00" "22-Sep-00" 5 "2" "100,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,000" 4.6 "\"The Sri Lankan navy has been mobilized to evacuate about 12,000 persons marooned in the southern part of the country due to heavy monsoon rains and floods during the past few days\" CAUSE:Heavy rains for four days" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "56" "18-Sep-2000" "0" "6" NA "1640" 1639 59 "" "France " "" "" "" "Southern France - Departement of Herault . Cities: Marseille and Montpellier " "" "19-Sep-00" "20-Sep-00" 2 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,170" 4.6 "\"more than 20 centimetres (eight inches) of rain fell between 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. in an area where annual rainfall is normally 70 centimetres\" CAUSE:Severe rainstorm causing flash floods " NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "57" "19-Sep-2000" "0" "7" NA "1641" 1640 60 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Guerrero and Chiapas States. Cities: Tapachula, Acapulco, municipality of Concordia, Lazaro Cardenas." "" "19-Sep-00" "22-Sep-00" 4 "9" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "12,760" 4.7 "Tropical storm Norman \"In the western state of Guerrero, four people were reported dead and another dozen were missing, while floods cut off some 30,000 people in remote communities\" CAUSE:Three days of driving rain causing flooding and mudslidesHECTARES FLOODED:" NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "58" "19-Sep-2000" "0" "8" NA "1642" 1641 61 "" "India" "Bangladesh" "" "" "Northeastern India --West Bengal State - Districts: Murshidabad, Birbhum, Nadia, Bardhaman, Hoogly, Howrah, Midnapore, North Dinajpur, Bankura, 24 Parganas. Towns: Mayapur, Salar, Bharatpur, Baroan, Kandi, Katwa, Muraroi, Calcutta. -- --Bihar State - Districts: Munger, Bhalagpur, Dumka, Sahebganj, Deogarh, Madhupur, Josidih, Sheikhpura and Banka. Reservoirs discharged on Damodar, Mayurakshi and Ajoy Rivers. Water levels begin to recede in West Bengal on Oct 2. -- ---Bangladesh - Districts: Jhenaidah, Chuadanga, Shariatpur, Rangpur, Gaibandha, Bogra, Rajshahi, Manikganj, Kushtia, Chapainawabganj, Jessore, Magura, Satkhira and Meherpur. Towns: Rajshahi, Kurigram. " "India - Ganges, Kosi, Bagmati, Burhi Ganduk, Hoogly, Kharia, Ichamati and Jamuna. Reservoirs discharged on Damodar, Mayurakshi and Ajoy Rivers. Bangladesh -- Padma Surma and Kushiyara. " "18-Sep-00" "21-Oct-00" 34 "1468" "24,000,000" "700,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 2 "155,000" 7 "\"Flooding is common in the eastern India and Bangladesh at this time of year, but it is usually not as extensive or sudden.\" ... \"Besides the flash floods triggered by incessant torrential storms, the disaster is also man made. Sluice gates of at least three dams were opened to stop the water barriers from bursting. This not only worsened the situation in West Bengal but the overspill of water entered the neighboring Bangladesh rendering nearly 100,000 people homeless\" ... \"The floodwaters have drowned much of the Indian-Bangladesh border under 10 feet (3 meters) of water.\" -- Bangladesh: \"The week-long floods have inundated the country's 10 western border districts, spared from devastating floods in 1998 when more than 1,200 people died. \" Western Bangladesh: \"worst in the region in the last 50 years\" ... \"worst in about 100 years\" DAMAGE: India: 700,000,000 -- Bang: \"several million dollars worth of property and crops have been destroyed\" FATALITIES: India: 1,358 -- Bang: 110 DISPLACED: India: 20,000,000 -- Bang: 4,000,000 CAUSE:Late monsoon rains that triggered flash floods HECTARES FLOODED: West Bengal: 1,500,000 hectares -- see also DFO-2000037 and DFO-2000031" NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "59" "18-Sep-2000" "1" "9" NA "1643" 1642 62 "" "Nigeria " "" "" "" " Lagos city" "" "20-Sep-00" "21-Sep-00" 2 "" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "7,700" 4.2 "\"The flooding was up to a metre (yard) deep in several low-lying areas of the city\"... \" tens of thousands of homes all over the city were inundated with water.\" \"This is the worst I have seen in 12 years in Lagos\"  CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "60" "20-Sep-2000" "1" "10" NA "1644" 1643 63 "" "Nicaragua" "Belize" "Mexico" "Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala" "Central America Northeastern Belize - Belize City; San Pedro village on island of Ambergris Cay; Caye Caulker. Corozal District. -- Northwestern Nicaragua - Leon and Chinandega provinces. -- Mexico - Quintana Roo state, Chetumal city. Gulf coast of Tabasco. Tampico. -- Northern Costa Rica - towns of Quepos and Parrita" "" "1-Oct-00" "5-Oct-00" 5 "14" "10,621" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "3,900" 4.3 "Hurricane Keith \"Flooding associated with Keith caused two deaths elsewhere in Central America and at least one in Mexico, but the worst damage came in Belize, where streets were flooded with more than a dozen inches (30 cms) of rain that had fallen since Sunday\"  -- No suitable Modis 9 data located FATALITIES: Belize: 1 -- Nicaragua: 10 -- Mexico: 1 -- El Salvador: 1 -- Guatemala: 1 DISPLACED: Belize: 3296 -- Nicaragua: 2,800  -- Mexico: 4,000 -- Costa Rica: 525 CAUSE:Torrential rains from stalled hurricane " NA NA "" 0 "23" 1 "61" "1-Oct-2000" "1" "11" NA "1645" 1644 64 "" "Colombia" "" "" "" "Caribbean Coast and Andes regions. " "Magdalena, Cauca, San Jorge and Sinu." "20-Sep-00" "12-Dec-00" 84 "9" "28,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "208,200" 7.2 "\"Heavy rains that have lasted two months in Colombia have killed nine people and affected 48,500 others in the Caribbean region ... According to weather forecast, heavy rains will last till December\" CAUSE:Heavy seasonal rains" NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "62" "20-Sep-2000" "2" "12" NA "1646" 1645 65 "" "Vietnam " "" "" "" "Central Provinces: Lam Dong, Dac Lac, Binh Duong, Khanh Hoa, Dong Nai, Ninh Thuan, Tay Ninh, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Ha Tinh. Districts: Cu Chi, Hoc Mon, Binh Chanh. Cities: Hoi An, Danang, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City.  " "Thu Bon River" "10-Oct-00" "19-Oct-00" 10 "23" "200,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "71,900" 5.9 "\"Rainfall reached as much as 30 centimetres (12 inches) in central Vietnam causing water levels to hit danger points on several river systems,\"CAUSE:Sporadic monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "63" "10-Oct-2000" "2" "13" NA "1647" 1646 66 "" "UK " "" "" "" "Southeastern England - East and West Sussex, northwest Kent and Devon, Hampshire. Towns: Uckfield, Lewes, Maidstone, Yalding, Tonbridge. " "Uck, Ouse, Medway" "11-Oct-00" "14-Oct-00" 4 "0" "1,000" "5,900,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "5,300" 4.5 "\"Millions of pounds worth of damage was caused to homes and businesses as flood waters deluged property, blocked main roads and disrupted and in some cases halted rail services.\"  \"worst floods in the region for 40 years\"  CAUSE:Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "64" "11-Oct-2000" "2" "14" NA "1648" 1647 67 "" "Mexico " "" "" "" "Tabasco State - Villahermosa area." "" "10-Oct-00" "17-Oct-00" 8 "" "1,500" "" "" 1 "3,000" 4.4 "\"...annual flooding, which has affected more than 300,000 people in at least a dozen towns this year\" CAUSE:Annual flooding " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "65" "10-Oct-2000" "2" "15" NA "1649" 1648 68 "" "Brazil " "" "" "" "Rio Grande do Sul State - Cities: Viamao, greater Porto Alegre," "" "12-Oct-00" "15-Oct-00" 4 "6" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,250" 4.6 "\"The rainstorms, which began last Wednesday, lashed 33 cities and rural towns in Rio Grande do Sul state,\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "66" "12-Oct-2000" "2" "16" NA "1650" 1649 69 "" "China " "" "" "" "Hainan Province - 610 villages in northern and eastern areas including Qionghai, Wenchang, and Ding'an. -- Guangdong Province - Xuwen County" "" "12-Oct-00" "18-Oct-00" 7 "10" "200,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 2 "11,170" 5.2 "\"A total of 600 millimetres of rain fell on many eastern and northern areas from October 11-16, causing flash floods and landslides in some of the worst rainstorms to hit the island for at least 50 years\"  -- Hainan \"The worst floods in a century\" No suitable Modis 250m, Modis 9 or Landsat7 data located CAUSE:\"Tropical depression and cold air from the north ... leading to the torrential rains\" " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "67" "12-Oct-2000" "2" "17" NA "1651" 1650 70 "" "Italy" "Switzerland " "" "" "Northwestern Italy - Regions: Valle D'Aosta, Piedmont, Liguria. Towns: San Rocco al Porto, Turin, Pavia, Cremona, San Benedetto Po, Parma, Piacenza. --Southern Switzerland - Valais canton, village of Gondo; Locarno, Lake Maggiore area, Martigny." "Italy - Po and Ticino" "14-Oct-00" "22-Oct-00" 9 "37" "43,000" "50,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "44,550" 5.8 "\"Italy hurried more than 15,000 people from the path of two raging rivers Tuesday as flood waters that wreaked death in Alpine towns bore down on the medieval villages and cities of the northern Italian plains. \" -- 'This is the Po's worst flood we've ever had\" FATALITIES: Italy: 25 -- Switz: 12 DISPLACED: Italy: 43,000 CAUSE:Five days of torrential rains causing flooding and mudslides  Italy: highest levels on Po River \"at least a half- century\" -- Switzerland: \"damage has exceeded that from 1993 flooding\"" NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "68" "14-Oct-2000" "2" "18" NA "1652" 1651 71 "" "Spain" "" "" "" "Eastern Spain - 11 provinces along Spain's Mediterranean coast. Regions: Valencia, Murcia, Catalonia, Amposta, Zaragoza, Teruel and Albacete. Cities: Cartagena, Tarragona, Murcia, Valencia, Ramonte, Cambrils, Teruel, Alicante, Sagunto." "Ebro, Palancia" "20-Oct-00" "26-Oct-00" 7 "8" "500" "75,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "26,690" 5.3 "\"Heavy rains Monday inundated Spains Mediterranean coast, forcing rescue workers to evacuate dozens of people from their homes in the region of Valencia while six were feared dead near Tarragona and Murcia, officials said. Floods affected entire neighbourhoods in Cartagena, entering shops, garages and homes and leaving the eastern city practically at a standstill. \" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "69" "20-Oct-2000" "2" "19" NA "1653" 1652 72 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Arizona - La Paz County. Towns: Wenden, Salome. Centennial Wash. " "" "22-Oct-00" "23-Oct-00" 2 "1" "500" "7,800,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "300" 2.8 "\"The towns of Wenden and Salome usually get about one-half inch of rain in the entire month of October. But they were drenched by 1.2 inches of rain that fell from Saturday night through Sunday night ... Vehicles in Wenden were turned on their sides by the flood's force and almost completely submerged under murky water that was 8 feet deep in some places. \" CAUSE:flash flood " NA NA "" 0 "24" 0 "69" "22-Oct-2000" "2" "19" NA "1654" 1653 73 "" "Algeria" "Morocco " "" "" "Western Algeria - Regions of Naama and Tlemcen. Town: Ain Sefra, Sidi Bel Abbes, Relizane and El Bayadh  -- --Eastern Morocco - eastern region of Taza" "" "22-Oct-00" "25-Oct-00" 4 "28" "400" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "101,500" 5.6 "\"Six people were reported dead and a dozen missing Tuesday following flash floods in western Algeria, near the border of Morocco\"  FATALITIES: Algeria: 28 DISPLACED: Algeria: 100  -- Morocco: 300CAUSE:flash floods " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "70" "22-Oct-2000" "2" "20" NA "1655" 1654 74 "" "Israel " "" "" "" "Tel Aviv area, Jaffa; Gaza Strip " "" "24-Oct-00" "26-Oct-00" 3 "1" "600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,000" 4 "\"Naval commandos rescued trapped families from their balconies Wednesday as rain-driven floods swept across the Tel Aviv area, temporarily closing the city's main highway and driving hundreds of residents from their homes\" CAUSE:Heavy rain - 3 inches of rain fell in six hours" NA NA "" 0 "24" 0 "70" "24-Oct-2000" "2" "20" NA "1656" 1655 75 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Philippines - Southeastern Luzon: Provinces: Cavite, Sorsogon, Catanduanes, Samar, Albay. Manila and nearby areas " "" "28-Oct-00" "31-Oct-00" 4 "41" "100,000" "12,500,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "7,000" 4.4 "Typhoon Xangsane \"Thirty-six villages in the capital were still submerged in \"flood waters ranging from one foot to waist deep,\"\" CAUSE:Flash floods triggered by continuing heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "71" "28-Oct-2000" "2" "21" NA "1657" 1656 76 "" "Indonesia " "" "" "" "West and Central Java - Districts: Cilacap, Banyumas, Tasikmalaya. Towns: Cibalung, Bandarpanjang, Kupa, Bantarkalong" "" "29-Oct-00" "31-Oct-00" 3 "40" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,700" 4.6 "\"More than 600 other houses, and wide tracts of rice fields were inundated by up to two meters (more than six feet) of water\"  -- No suitable Modis9 data located CAUSE:Floods and landslides triggered by days of heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "72" "29-Oct-2000" "2" "22" NA "1658" 1657 77 "" "UK" "Ireland" "" "" "UK - England, eastern Scotland, northern Wales - Kent, Sussex, the North East, Yorkshire and the Midlands, County Durham, Northumberland, Hampshire, West Sussex. Towns: Skipton, Stockbridge, Shipley, Cottingley, Shrewsbury, Worcester, Bewdley, Yalding, Bath, Shropshire, Leeds, York, Selby, Ripon, Malton, Norton, Skinningrove, Lanchester, Ironbridge, Bridgnorth, Upton on Severn, Burton upon Trent, Doncaster, Uckfield, Ponteland, Exton, West Meon, Barlby, Selby, Surrey, Chichester. --Southern Ireland - Bantry in Co Cork, Clonmel in Co Tipperary, Enniscorthy in Co Wexford and Arklow in Co Wicklow. Rathfarnham, Kimmage. " "UK - Ouse, Derwent, Severn, Trent, Dee, Thames, Beult, Teise, Rother, Uck Aire, Foss, Stour, Ure, Gaunless, Don, , Pont, Meon, Medway, Wey, Lavant and Ems. --Ireland - Poddle, Dodder, Blackwater, Suir" "29-Oct-00" "10-Nov-00" 13 "13" "6,000" "3,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "96,950" 6.4 "\"Britain was crippled by the worst storms for a decade ... Much of Britain's railway network was brought to a standstill by debris and floods ... Warnings of severe flooding were in effect on 22 rivers from Britain's lowlands to its mountains\"  ... \"Fourteen severe flood warnings were in place on nine rivers, with rivers in Yorkshire, northern England, and the River Severn, in the west, the chief areas of concern.\" -- \"The River Derwent at Stamford Bridge, East Yorkshire, peaked at 32.5 feet - the highest ever recorded\" -- \"A large part of England and Wales are affected by flooding. The worst floods have been on the Ouse and Derwent Rivers in northeastern England, the Dee in North Wales, the Severn and Trent in the Midlands, and a large number of rivers in southern England, including the Thames, Beult, Teise, Rother and Uck.\" -- \"A spokesman from the Met Office confirmed that England and Wales had experienced the wettest autumn since its records began in 1766.\" FATALITIES: UK: 12 -- Ireland: 1CAUSE:Heavy rain from storm HECTARES FLOODED:" NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "73" "29-Oct-2000" "3" "23" -0.32 "1659" 1658 78 "" "Tiawan" "" "" "" "Northern and Eastern Taiwan - Counties: Taipei, Pingtung, Kaohsiung, Cities: Keelung, Taipei, Hsichih, Chitu. Keelung River" "" "1-Nov-00" "4-Nov-00" 4 "58" "" "77,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "4,500" 4.4 "\"Typhoon Xiangsane brought heavy rain and winds, causing severe flooding and mudslides that swept away homes and roads in many areas.\"  \"worst flooding in Taiwan in 30 years\"  -- No suitable Modis9 data locatedCAUSE:Typhoon rains  " NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "74" "1-Nov-2000" "0" "1" NA "1660" 1659 79 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Hawaii - Eastern side of Main Island -  Hilo area" "" "2-Nov-00" "3-Nov-00" 2 "" "100" "20,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "86" 2.2 "\"U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) officials say 25 inches of rain have fallen at Hilo Airport in less than 24 hours, breaking a record set in 1979\" ... \"We've got houses swept off the foundations, vehicles floating, \" \"This is the worst I've seen in the last six years. \"   CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "25" 0 "74" "2-Nov-2000" "0" "1" NA "1661" 1660 80 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon Island - Provinces: Rizal, Laguna, Cagayan and Nueva Vizcaya. Manila area, suburban Taguig" "" "3-Nov-00" "5-Nov-00" 3 "43" "668,000" "2,600,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "6,000" 4.3 "Typhoon Bebinca \"Government offices, schools, financial markets and many private establishments were closed as floodwaters covered huge areas of the capital, rising above head height in some places,\" CAUSE:Typhoon rains " NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "75" "3-Nov-2000" "0" "2" NA "1662" 1661 81 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Central and Southeast Texas - Counties: Kimble, Mason , Kerr, Gillespie. " "Llano River" "2-Nov-00" "7-Nov-00" 6 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,650" 4.8 "\"A new record for rainfall in a 24-hour period was set at Dallas-Fort Worth airport on Sunday, when 2.14 inches of rain surpassed the earlier mark of 1.59 inches set in 1957.\"CAUSE:Slow passage of a cold front and upper-level low pressure system through the state" NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "76" "2-Nov-2000" "0" "3" NA "1663" 1662 82 "" "Italy " "" "" "" "Northwest Italy between Genoa and San Remo - Imperia province. Liguria region: Savona and Ventimiglia. Val D'Aosta, Alassio. " "Po, Secchia and Oglio." "5-Nov-00" "7-Nov-00" 3 "3" "30" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,850" 4.9 "\"Four people were killed as heavy rains and strong winds swept across northern Italy, causing floods and landslides, and forcing scores of people to evacuate their homes.\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "77" "5-Nov-2000" "0" "4" NA "1664" 1663 83 "" "Indonesia  " "" "" "" "Central Java - districts: Purworejo, Kebumen, Purbalingga " "" "5-Nov-00" "7-Nov-00" 3 "21" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,590" 4.4 "\"Landslides and floods which had struck three districts in Indonesia's Central Java province following two days of torrential rains\" CAUSE:Torrential rains causing floods and landslides " NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "78" "5-Nov-2000" "0" "5" NA "1665" 1664 84 "" "Canada " "" "" "" "Southeastern Manitoba. Sivurtburn, Winnipeg area. " "Red River " "8-Nov-00" "10-Nov-00" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "7,560" 4.5 "\"Some 9.8 inches of rain was recorded in southeastern Manitoba over the past few days, the heaviest in 90 years, and flood waters have soaked farmers' fields and damaged roads in the area.\" CAUSE:Record rainfall  \"Red River was at its highest fall level since 1912\"" NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "79" "8-Nov-2000" "0" "6" NA "1666" 1665 85 "" "Venezuela " "" "" "" "The capital city of Caracas, Vargas and eight other states on the northern coast and to the west" "" "12-Nov-00" "17-Nov-00" 6 "3" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "77,730" 5.7 "\"the latest flooding has not reached nearly the same magnitude as last year's disaster, and Chavez declared the state of emergency as a precautionary measure.\" CAUSE:Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "80" "12-Nov-2000" "0" "7" NA "1667" 1666 86 "" "Saudi Arabia" "" "" "" "Wadi Setarah. cities: Jeddah and Mecca" "" "15-Nov-00" "18-Nov-00" 4 "7" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,790" 4.6 "\"Storm waters three metres deep flashed through Wadi Setarah, drowning a husband and wife, her mother, a brother and the couple's three children\" CAUSE:Heavy rains causing flash floods " NA NA "" 0 "25" 1 "81" "15-Nov-2000" "0" "8" NA "1668" 1667 87 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Northern New South Wales - Hunter Valley, northern tablelands, Lachlan Valley, Murray region. Towns: Gunnedah, Wee Waa, Narrabri, Maitland, Dubbo, Walgett, Tamworth, Coonamble, Ashford, Yetman, Denman, Muswellbrook, Calala, Woolomin, Mudgee, Ashford, Bourke and Brewarrina. --Queensland - town of Quilpie; Mackay" "NSW - Peel, Namoi, Murray, Edward, Gwydir, Belubula, Castlereagh, Macquarie, Macintyre, Barwon. --Queensland - Bulloo and Ward Rivers. Pioneer River." "17-Nov-00" "2-Dec-00" 16 "" "600" "265,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "112,000" 6.6 "\"Hundreds of traumatised victims were evacuated from their homes on Tuesday as the worst floods for half a century turned parts of eastern Australia into an inland sea the size of Britain.\" ... \"We've never had a loss of this magnitude before ... as floodwater inundated a third of the state\" ... \"wettest November on record\"CAUSE: nd HECTARES FLOODED: 215,000 sq kilometers  -- \"a third of the state uerwater. \" NSW \"worst floods for half a century\"  -- Biggest flood in 100 years in Mackay, Qld" NA NA "" 1 "26" 1 "82" "17-Nov-2000" "1" "9" NA "1669" 1668 88 "" "Vietnam " "" "" "" "Provinces: Quang Nam, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Ninh Thuan, Quang Ngai and Khanh Hoa" "" "18-Nov-00" "26-Nov-00" 9 "36" "25,000" "15,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "49,140" 5.6 "\"New floods in Vietnam's central provinces have claimed 29 lives over the past few days, disaster relief officials said Tuesday.\" CAUSE: nd" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "83" "18-Nov-2000" "1" "10" NA "1670" 1669 89 "" "Sri Lanka " "" "" "" "Northeastern Province - Districts: Polonnaruwa, Batticaloa and Ampara; thousands of villages inundated. Karativu, Pottuvil and Dehiattakandiya areas. " "" "18-Nov-00" "22-Nov-00" 5 "3" "300,000" "3,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "7,600" 4.6 "\"More than 150,000 people were forced from their homes by torrential rains that breached dams and caused rivers to flood in eastern districts of Sri Lanka, including areas government relief crews cannot reach because the regions are controlled by separatist rebels.\" CAUSE:Heavy monsoon rains " NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "84" "18-Nov-2000" "1" "11" NA "1671" 1670 90 "" "South Africa " "" "" "" "KwaZulu-Natal province - low-lying northern parts; Mtunzini area. Towns: Richard's Bay, KwaDlangezwa, Manzamyana, Saint Lucia, Emadulini, Nongoma. " "Mzingazi, Sikhwedezi, Nkonjane" "19-Nov-00" "23-Nov-00" 5 "3" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,650" 5.1 "\"Weather forecasters told AFP the flooding had struck the same low-lying northern parts of KwaZulu-Natal that were hit by cyclone-driven floods that swept through southern Africa in February and March, devastating neighbouring Mozambique.\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "85" "19-Nov-2000" "1" "12" NA "1672" 1671 91 "" "Indonesia" "Malaysia" "Thailand" "" "Indonesia - Northern Sumatra: provinces: West Sumatra, North Sumatra, Aceh, Jambi. Districts: Pesisir Selatan, Tanah Datar, Pasaman, Dairi, Bireun, Batangkapas. Towns: Banda Aceh, Padang, Malalo, Duo Koto, Taratak Teleng, Bayang, Lhokseumawe --Southern Thailand - Provinces: Songkhla, Nakorn Sri Thammarat, Pattalung, Surat Thani, Yala, Narathiwat, Trang, Satun, Pattani, Chumporn and Krabi. City of Hat Yai. --Northern Malaysia - States: Terengganu, Kedah, Kelantan. Districts: Kuala Krai, Pasir Puteh, Kubang Pasu, Kota Setar, Padang Terap, Kota Baharu, Pasir Mas, Tumpat, Besut, Kuala Pertang. " "Malaysia - Sungai Bata, Sungai Kampung Telok Malik, Sungai Pantai Johor, Sungai Baru, Sungai Golok, Sungai Padang Terap." "21-Nov-00" "1-Dec-00" 11 "243" "68,682" "94,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "344,400" 6.8 "Sumatra: \"Since the seasonal rains began in West Sumatra on Monday last week thousands of hectares of paddy fields have been inundated under two meters of water, and roads have been cut.\" Thailand: \"The Bangkok Post said 700,000 head of livstock had perished and many fish and prawn farms were destroyed in the deluge that swamped the region over the past week\"  DAMAGE: Indonesia: 37,000,000  Thailand: 57,500,000 FATALITIES: Indonesia: 170 -- Thailand: 53 -- Malaysia: 20 DISPLACED: Indonesia:  20,000 -- Thailand: 40,682 -- Malaysia: 8,000 CAUSE:Several days of torrential rains causing flooding and landslides HECTARES FLOODED: Sumatra: 13,756 hectares of farmla as well as 4,151 hectares of ready-for-harvest ricefields. -- Thaila, Songkhla province: 736,000 hectares of farmla were damaged Indonesia \"worst since 1953\" -- Hat Yai, Thailand: \"worst floods in 12 years\"  -- Malaysia: \"worst floods in 12 years\"" NA NA "" 1 "27" 1 "86" "21-Nov-2000" "2" "13" NA "1673" 1672 92 "" "Somalia " "" "" "" "Southern Lower and Middle Jubba regions. Main Jubba River. " "Jubba" "20-Nov-00" "10-Dec-00" 21 "0" "150,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "51,400" 6 "\"the main Jubba river started bursting its banks in the past few days... the river has already flooded about 60 villages, and large areas of farmland around them \"  -- No suitable Landsat7 data locatedCAUSE:Heavy rain" NA NA "" 1 "28" 1 "87" "20-Nov-2000" "3" "14" NA "1674" 1673 93 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Wide areas of Mindanao and the central Philippines - Visayasislands." "" "30-Nov-00" "3-Dec-00" 4 "12" "70,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "14,310" 4.8 "Tropical storm Rumbia \"At least 1,643 people were forced to flee their homes by rising floodwaters and big waves that threatened coastal villages in northern Mindanao\"CAUSE:Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "88" "30-Nov-2000" "3" "15" NA "1675" 1674 94 "" "Iran " "" "" "" "Southwest, southern, central and northern regions - Provinces: Khuzistan, Lorestan, Ghilan. cities: Khoramabad, Ahwaz, Bandar-e-Anzali Caspian. Several towns south of Tehran were flooded, including a town in the foothills of the Alborz mountains  " "" "30-Nov-00" "2-Dec-00" 3 "" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "83,730" 5.4 "\"Torrential rains have brought flooding throughout Iran, ending the country's longest drought in 30 years\"  -- No suitable Landsat7 data located as of 12/5CAUSE: Torrential rains" NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "89" "30-Nov-2000" "3" "16" NA "1676" 1675 95 "" "Tanzania " "" "" "" "Northern Tanzania - Mwanza city. Mabatini, Nyakato, Uhuru, Rufiji and Mlango Mmoja. . Gonja and Kirinjiko villages in the Kilimanjaro Region" "Mirongo River" "1-Dec-00" "31-Dec-00" 31 "3600" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,960" 5.8 "\"More than two hours of heavy rainfall on Friday caused the Mirongo River to swell on the outskirts of the Lake Victoria port of Mwanza and caught emergency services by surprise\"  -- No suitable Landsat7 data locatedCAUSE:Flash floods following a heavy rainstorm " NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "90" "1-Dec-2000" "3" "17" NA "1677" 1676 96 "" "Indonesia " "" "" "" "Northern Sulawesi Island: Manado city. Minahasa district. Kaima village. Sario, Dendengan and Tondano rivers. " "" "30-Nov-00" "3-Dec-00" 4 "14" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,250" 4.4 "\"Days of monsoon rains caused the city's three rivers to burst their banks late Thursday,\"  -- No suitable Landsat7 data located as of 12/20CAUSE:Floods triggered by days of heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "91" "30-Nov-2000" "3" "18" NA "1678" 1677 97 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumbawa Island - West Nusa Tenggara province - Taliwang subdistrict." "" "3-Dec-00" "6-Dec-00" 4 "9" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "590" 3.5 "\"Flash floods triggered by two days of incessant rains inundated Taliwang subdistrict, Sumbawa district, last night, forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents to safer areas\"  \"biggest in 50 years\" CAUSE:Flash floods triggered by two days of incessant rains " NA NA "" 0 "28" 0 "91" "3-Dec-2000" "3" "18" NA "1679" 1678 98 "" "Philippines " "" "" "" "Northern Panay Island - Capiz province" "" "8-Dec-00" "11-Dec-00" 4 "11" "55,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "2,200" 3.9 "\"Although the chest-deep floodwaters had receded slightly, many areas remained without electricity and rescuers had to use rubber boats, rowing boats and even military helicopters to pick up villagers who were stranded in their homes.\"  -- No suitable Landsat7 data locatedCAUSE:Strong rains brought about by a tropical depression" NA NA "" 0 "28" 0 "91" "8-Dec-2000" "3" "18" NA "1680" 1679 99 "" "Brazil " "" "" "" "States of Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul. Outskirts of Belo Horizonte, hills surrounding the port city of Santos, Alto Feliz " "" "17-Dec-00" "26-Dec-00" 10 "13" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "578,300" 6.8 "\"Worst hit was Espirito Santo where seven people were killed by mudslides that swept through hillside shantytowns\" CAUSE:Floods and mudslides triggered by two days of heavy rain " NA NA "" 1 "29" 1 "92" "17-Dec-2000" "4" "19" NA "1681" 1680 100 "" "Australia " "" "" "" "Northwestern Queensland near border with Northern Territory - Gulf of Carpentaria area; Cape York Peninsula; Barkly Highway. Towns: Doomadgee, Gregory, Burketown, Camooweal, Mt Isa, Karumba, Normanton. " "Georgina, Flinders, Thompson, Barcoo, Burke, Diamantina, Albert, Gregory, Norman." "15-Dec-00" "9-Jan-01" 26 "" "300" "24,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "225,500" 6.8 "12/20 \"Widespread flooding affecting almost half of Queensland had already cost the state $24 million, mostly in road damage\" -- 12/27 \" vast swathes of Australia's north is under water as a result of seasonal rains known as The Wet\"CAUSE:Seasonal rains and floods arrive early" NA NA "" 1 "30" 1 "93" "15-Dec-2000" "5" "20" NA "1682" 1681 101 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Districts of Ampara, Batticaloa, Anuradhapura, Trincomalee, Mannar and Polonnaruwa." "" "24-Dec-00" "28-Dec-00" 5 "5" "300,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "13,730" 4.8 "Cyclone  \"The coastal districts of Ampara and Batticaloa were already underwater when the cyclone brought more rain on Tuesday...\" CAUSE:Heavy monsoon rains and cyclone rains HECTARES FLOODED: 20,000 hectares of rice fields submerged " NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "94" "24-Dec-2000" "5" "21" NA "1683" 1682 102 "" "Croatia" "Yugoslavia" "" "" "Central and southern Croatia - Coastal towns of Senj and Otocac. Neretva river at town of Metkovic. --Yugoslavia - Montenegro Republic. Zeta River in Danilovgrad and surrounding towns. Cetinje, Kotor." "Croatia - Zeta --Yugoslavia - Neretva " "28-Dec-00" "30-Dec-00" 3 "" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,050" 3.5 "Croatia -\"In the southern part of the country, around the town of Metkovic, 490 kilometers south of Zagreb, the Neretva river flooded some hundred houses and devastated vegetable plantations\" Montenegro -\"The rising level of the Zeta River swamped sections of Danilovgrad and other towns in the area, forcing residents to evacuate more than 400 homes. \" DISPLACED: Croatia: nd -- Yugoslavia: 2000CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "30" 0 "94" "28-Dec-2000" "5" "21" -0.61 "1684" 1683 1 "" "Mozambique" "Malawi" "Zambia" "Zimbabwe" "Mozambique -- -- Tete Province - Northern and southern regions. Districts: Mutarara, Zumbo, Magoe and Macanga. Towns: Inhangome, Tete city. --Zambezia Province - Coastal region. Districts: Nicuadala, Namacurra, Pebane, Chinde, Maganja da Costa, Morrumbala, Mopeia, Luabo. Qualimane city area. --Sofala Province - Cities/towns: Beira, Tica, Buzi, Goonda, Dondo, Marromeu. Nhamatanda district. Mafambisse, Caia, Chemba. --Manica province - Nhacolo town in Tambara district. --Gaza province - Massangena and Nova Mambone. ---Southern and Central Malawi -- floods affecting 13 of the country's 27 districts. Lower Shire Valley. Districts: Nsanje, Mangochi, Chikwawa, Salima, Nkhotakota, Zomba. Lengwe National Park. ---Zambia - Provinces: Eastern, Northern, Northwestern, Copperbelt and Central. River Luangwa in Luangwa town near Mozambique border. Towns: Lusaka, Kitwe. ---Zimbabwe - Provinces: Mashonaland Central, Matabeleland North. Zambezi river valley. Districts: Muzarabani, Guruve, Tsholotsho. Masvingo, Centenary. " "Mozambique -- --Tete - Zambezi, Nhamadzi, Dziwedziwe. --Zambezia - Nipiode River. --Sofala - Pungue and Buzi Rivers. Southern bank of the Zambezi River. --Gaza - Save River. ---Malawi - Shire River. ---Zambia - Kafue River. ---Zimbabwe - Zambezi, Gwayi." "1-Jan-01" "27-Apr-01" 117 "146" "485,000" "42,700,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "202,300" 7.6 "Jan 3 \"Radio Mozambique said the floods in the districts of Zumbo and Magoe followed the opening of floodgates at Kariba dam in neighbouring Zambia and Zimbabwe. People living in low-lying areas are being evacuated to higher ground\"  Jan 31 \"A week of flooding in the Zambezia province has affected about 253,000 people, about 10 percent of whom were displaced. Some 23,000 hectares of maize, rice and cassava the only source of food and income for many villagers are submerged in water\" Feb 2 \"...waters released from the Cahora Bassa Dam on the Zambezi River have begun to cause problems farther downstream... Dam authorities were ordered to open the flood gates on January 29\" Feb15 \"The Pungwe River in central Mozambique has burst its banks, swamping homes and farmland in Sofala province. Water levels on the Pungwe were at 8.2 metres, more than one metre above its flood alert level ... At Caia, on the border with Zambezia province, the level of the Zambezi River was almost three metres above its critical level,\" Feb 19 \"Pressure building on Kariba dam in neighbouring Zambia and Zimbabwe and Mozambique's own Cahora Bassa dam has forced authorities to release more water from the reservoirs.\" Zambezi River at Tete city - ''The situation is now alarming and we fear this disaster will be similar to that of 1978,'' Feb 27. -- Malawi: \"some of the worst flooding in living memory\" \"worst floods to strike Malawi in over a decade\" DAMAGE: Moz: 36,000,000 -- Malawi: 6,700,000 FATALITIES: Moz: 113 -- Malawi: 15 -- Zambia: 5 -- Zimbawe: 13 DISPLACED: Moz: 240,000 -- Malawi: 200,000 -- Zambia: 30,000 -- Zimbawe: 15,000 CAUSE:Heavy rains and opening of floodgates on Kariba Dam. Tropical storm in Zambezia Jan. 23-25. Cabora Bassa dam opened four flood gates on Feb 26. HECTARES FLOODED: Moz: \"80,000 hectares of farmland under water\" - \"42,000 hectares of crops were lost\" -- 30,000 hectares in Sofala Province" NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "1" "1-Jan-2001" "1" "1" NA "1685" 1684 2 "" "Malawi " "" "" "" "Rumphi and Chikwawa districts. " "Lungazi river " "4-Jan-01" "4-Jan-01" 1 "5" "14" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,390" 4 "" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "2" "4-Jan-2001" "1" "2" NA "1686" 1685 3 "" "France" "Belgium" "" "" "Northwest France - Brittany region: towns of Redon and Caen. -- Southern Belgium - Han-sur-Lesse region: Meuse river and its tributaries." "Meuse river and its tributaries" "5-Jan-01" "7-Jan-01" 3 "" "80" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "3,920" 4.1 "\"Water levels in the town of Redon surpassed the 1995 record of 5.35 metres early on Sunday and rose throughout the day to reach 5.40 metres\" CAUSE:Series of rainstorms " NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "3" "5-Jan-2001" "1" "3" NA "1687" 1686 4 "" "Kenya " "" "" "" "Nairobi and surrounding areas - Dagoretti, Kibera" "" "13-Jan-01" "14-Jan-01" 2 "4" "" "38,119" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,350" 3.9 "\"Heavy unseasonal rains have been pounding Nairobi and surrounding areas for the past two weeks. January, February and March are usually dry months in east Africa.\"  DAMAGE: \"millions of shillings\" exchange rate =78.1CAUSE:Flash floods following a heavy rainstorm " NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "3" "13-Jan-2001" "1" "3" NA "1688" 1687 5 "" "Philippines " "" "" "" "Negros Island and Province - Silay city and nearby villages. " "Balugo River and tributaries." "15-Jan-01" "15-Jan-01" 1 "2" "12,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "845" 2.9 "\"Emergency authorities said the Balugo River and tributaries overflowed their banks in the province of Negros after a night of pounding rain, flooding much of Silay city and nearby villages... about 90 percent of the city center was underwater Monday morning. \" CAUSE:Sudden floods after a night of pounding rain" NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "3" "15-Jan-2001" "1" "3" NA "1689" 1688 6 "" "Malaysia " "" "" "" "Johor State - Disticts: Johor Baharu, Kota Tinggi, Mersing and Kluang. Towns/areas: Kulai, Hulu Tiram, Skudai, Masai, Plentong, Kong Kong and Pasir Gudang. --Terengganu State - Districts: Besut, Dungun, Hulu Terengganu, Kemaman and Setiu. --Kelantan State - Pasir Mas district; Kedai Lama, Rantau Panjang, " "Johor - Sungai Plentong --Terengganu - Terengganu --Kelantan - Sungai Golok River" "16-Jan-01" "21-Jan-01" 6 "2" "5,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "17,460" 5 "Jan 16 - \"The floods hit Johor Baharu city and the Kluang, Mersing and Kota Tinggi districts on Tuesday after a continuous downpour \" Jan 17 - \"The number of residents evacuated ... has swollen to almost 4,000 from 1,000 yesterday ... Johor Baharu district was so far the worst hit...\"  -- Jan 19 \"The flood situation in Terengganu has taken a turn for the worse with 1,000 people being evacuated to high ground today compared with 149 yesterday... \" -- Jan 20 \"Thirty-two people from in Kedai Lama, Rantau Panjang were evacuated ... The areas were flooded as the water level at Sungai Golok had overflowed its banks with the water level rising to 10.11 metres, exceeding the danger level of 9.45 metres.\"CAUSE:Rain from monsoon storms " NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "4" "16-Jan-2001" "1" "4" NA "1690" 1689 7 "" "Bolivia " "" "" "" "Beni Department - Cities: Rurenabaque, San Buenaventura, Reyes. Beni river. --La Paz Department - Provinces: Loayza, Ingavi, Murillo, Loayza, Larecaja, Camacho y Los Andres. La Paz city area. --Oruro Department - regional capital area. --Cochabamba Department - Cochabamba city area. --Potosí Department - " "Beni river." "1-Jan-01" "22-Mar-01" 81 "18" "300,000" "6,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "107,100" 6.9 "\"In Oruro, rivers overflowed and flooded four towns, destroying dozens of government-built housing for former mine workers. At least four towns were also flooded due to overflowing rivers in Beni, near Bolivia's Amazon region.\" -- Feb 10 \"Rain fell 29 of the 31 days last month in five of the country's nine departments\"CAUSE:\"heavy rainfall over the past months in the 'altiplano' region has severely affected the lower departments of the country\"" NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "5" "1-Jan-2001" "2" "5" NA "1691" 1690 8 "" "Tanzania " "" "" "" "Western Tanzania - A village in the Kigoma Region  " "" "20-Jan-01" "20-Jan-01" 1 "13" "120" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,180" 4.4 "\"A total of 13 people are missing and 30 houses were buried during a landslide caused by flash floods last week in a small fishing village in Tanzania's western region of Kigoma ... the landslide and flooding occurred following a heavy downpour in the afternoon that lasted for one hour and 45 minutes.\" CAUSE:Heavy downpour causing flash flood and landslide" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "6" "20-Jan-2001" "2" "6" NA "1692" 1691 9 "" "Portugal " "" "" "" "North - Mesao Frio region. Regua. Alvacoes do Congo. Vila Real. Coimbra area. Santa Maria de Penaguiao. -- Central - Seia region. Agueda." "North - Douro and Mondego --Central - Tagus River" "26-Jan-01" "29-Jan-01" 4 "6" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "10,060" 4.9 "\"Six towns and villages Monday remained isolated by water in northern and central Portugal, where rainstorms began to subside after claiming six lives over the week-end ... Three major rivers the Douro, Mondego and Tagus burst their banks and flooded surrounding areas. Large areas of Portugal are waterlogged after heavy rainfall in recent months.\"  \"worst in Portugal in a hundred years\"  CAUSE:Heavy rains causing flooding and mudslides" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "7" "26-Jan-2001" "2" "7" NA "1693" 1692 10 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "New SouthWales - Local government areas: Lismore, Tenterfield, Bellingen, Moree Plains, Kyogle, Tweed, Byron, Ballina, Richmond Valley, Inverell, Bingara, Glen Innes, Yallaroi, Severn, Maclean, Coffs Harbour, Pristine Waters, Copmanhurst, Nambucca and Grafton. Towns: Lismore, Narrabri, Murwillumbah, Moree, Bellingen Shire, Kempsey, Thora, Grafton, Maclean, Casino. " "Wilson, Tweed, Clarence, Richmond, Gwydir, MacIntyre, Grevillia, Bellinger, Macleay." "1-Feb-01" "6-Feb-01" 6 "1" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "110,600" 5.8 "Feb 3 -\"More than 200 people were evacuated from the state's worst hit town after the Wilson River peaked at 10.41m at 5pm (AEDT) yesterday, flooding Lismore's central business area and northern districts in less than two hours.\"  -- Feb 6 - \"Water levels were among the highest locals have seen in Thalabar Creek and Moomin Creek, near Narrabri in the state's central north\" Lismore - worst floods in 12 years CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "8" "1-Feb-2001" "2" "8" NA "1694" 1693 11 "" "Indonesia" "Malaysia" "" "" "Indonesia -- Java Island - West Java Province - Banten province - Lebak district; Cipanas sub-district. Pandeglang Regency - Pagelaran subdistrict of Banteng province, Jiput, Menes and Lauan. Jakarta area. Jakarta, Bogor and Tangerang -- East Java Province - Jember, Bojonegoro district; Cengungklung village in Kalitidu subdistrict. --North Sulawesi - several subdistricts in Gorontalo. ---Malaysia -- Sarawak - Sibu and Kapit divisions." "Java - Cilemer, Ciujung, Manyang, Bengawan Solo. Sulawesi - Bone and Bolango rivers --Malaysia -- Sarawak - Rejang River" "4-Feb-01" "18-Feb-01" 15 "131" "81,600" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "22,470" 5.7 "\"The rain kept on falling all Saturday and Sunday, the water continued to rise about two centimeters every half hour in several subdistricts in Gorontalo,\"  -- \"water overwhelming houses on the western and southern parts of the city was 2 meters high\" -- Feb 12 \"Bengawan Solo River overflowed after three days of torrential rains in Bojonegoro district, inundating some 20,000 houses in 130 villages to the height of 1 to 1.5 meters.\" FATALITIES: Indonesia: 130 -- Malaysia: 1 DISPALCED: Indonesia: 80,000 -- Malaysia: 1,600CAUSE:\"Continuous torrential rains led to a massive flood\" --  Flooding and landslides in West Java 140 hectares in Cengungklung village -- \"thousands of hectares of rice fields in Bojonegoro district\"" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "9" "4-Feb-2001" "2" "9" NA "1695" 1694 12 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao island - Provinces: Davao del Norte, Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Sur. Bit-os and Hinayhayan rivers." "" "16-Feb-01" "19-Feb-01" 4 "17" "98,360" "2,100,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "5,960" 4.4 "Tropical Storm Auring \"The civil defence office in Manila said rain began falling on the region on February 11, and that floodwaters had swamped 31 municipalities and 136 villages a week later. \" CAUSE:Rain from tropical depression causing floods and landslides " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "10" "16-Feb-2001" "2" "10" NA "1696" 1695 13 "" "Bolivia " "" "" "" "El Banado river overflowed in Monteagudo. La Paz. " "" "16-Feb-01" "22-Feb-01" 7 "19" "200,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "650" 3.7 "\"Severe rainstorms in many parts of Bolivia since last Friday have caused the deaths of at least 19 people ... The Office of Meteorology of Bolivia described the ceaseless storms as the most serious in the last decade in the country... The most severe rainstorm however hit La Paz, where rainfall reached 34 millimeters, 24 millimeters more than the average rainfall during the same period in the 1990s.\"  CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "10" "16-Feb-2001" "2" "10" NA "1697" 1696 14 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Northern Territories -- Top End. Gulf of Carpenteria in the east. Victoria River district in the west. Towns: Pigeon Hole, Kalkarindji, Daguragu, Borroloola, Ryan's Bend, Devil's Springs" "" "18-Feb-01" "23-Feb-01" 6 "0" "670" "13,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "32,100" 5.5 "Cyclone Wylva Feb 21 \"States of emergency were declared yesterday in the Victoria River district in the west and near the Gulf of Carpentaria in the east, where the community of Borroloola has been isolated by floodwaters for a week\"  Kalkaringi and Daguragu - \"worst flooding in living memory.\" CAUSE:Rains from the recent tropical cyclone Wylva" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "11" "18-Feb-2001" "2" "11" NA "1698" 1697 15 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Illinois  - Low-lying areas of Cleveland, Barstow and Osborn. " "Rock River " "27-Feb-01" "1-Mar-01" 3 "" "200" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1.5 "24" 2 "\"a 7-mile ice jam caused the Rock River to back up so quickly the water rose three feet within hours\"  \"this week's flood - described as the worst in memory\"  No suitable Modis 250 data locatedCAUSE:Ice Jam flood " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "11" "27-Feb-2001" "2" "11" NA "1699" 1698 16 "" "Tanzania " "" "" "" "Dar es Salaam city, Ubungo area." "" "27-Feb-01" "27-Feb-01" 1 "7" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "108" 2 "\"The rains, which lashed Dar es Salaam for more than 10 hours, paralysed businesses after flooding many parts of the city\" CAUSE:Flash flood from 10 hours of rain " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "11" "27-Feb-2001" "2" "11" -0.63 "1700" 1699 17 "" "Ukraine" "Hungary" "Romania" "" "Western Ukraine - Zakarpattia region. Transcarpathia region. Towns: Palad, Khust, Shaiany, Sasovo. Rivers: Tisza and Latoritsa. --Northern Hungary - Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg County. Regions: Tivadar, Beregiv. Towns: Tarpa, Tivador, Kispalad, Vasarosnameny. Rivers: Tisza, Tur. --Northern Romania - Northern Transylvania. Counties: Maramures, Bihor, Bistrita-Nasaud, Suceava, Satu Mare, Harghita, Cluj, Salaj, Hunedoara, Alba and Botosani. Somes and Viseu Rivers." "Ukraine - Tisza and Latoritsa. --Hungary - Tisza, Tur. --Romania - Somes and Viseu Rivers." "4-Mar-01" "17-Mar-01" 14 "8" "91,000" "125,800,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 2 "30,200" 5.9 "\"floodwaters ... submerged at least 200 villages in western Ukraine and northeastern Hungary ... More than 12,600 houses in 191 settlements were flooded in the region\" -- \"The Tisza rose more than 20 feet on Tuesday in some places and stretching as much as 300 feet beyond its normal width at the villages of Tarpa and Tivador...Some 14,000 emergency workers have been operating continuous shifts along a 12-mile stretch of the river to prevent additional damage. People in 19 communities have been moved from their homes and another 11 communities were under threat of high waters.\" -- \"dike burst at Vasarosnameny, 240 kilometers east of Budapest, early Thursday ... Experts say the water levels, which are the highest in more than a century, are causing less damage than the record floods of 1998 due to dike reinforcement work that has taken place since then.\" \"floods were the worst to hit this particular section of the Tisza in more than two decades\" -- \"The Tizsa, Hungary's second largest river, reached a level of 7.58 metres on Friday, surpassing by 7 centimetres its previous record set in 1888 at Zahony, near the Ukrainian border.\" DAMAGE: Ukraine: 40,000,000 -- Romania: 2,300,000 -- Hungary: 83,500,000  FATALITES: Ukraine: 8 DISPLACED: Ukraine: 35,000 -- Hungary: 30,000 -- Romania: 26,000CAUSE:\"Heavy rains and melting snow that have overflowed rivers and burst dikes around the Carpathian Mountains\"  HECTARES FLOODED: Romania: 11,000 hectares. -- Hungary: 130 sq kilometers." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "12" "4-Mar-2001" "0" "1" NA "1701" 1700 18 "" "Spain " "" "" "" "Regions: Castile and Leon. Zamora province.Valladolid, Palencia, Seville." " Duero, Guadaira, Carrion and Pisuerga. " "6-Mar-01" "7-Mar-01" 2 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "23,420" 4.8 "\"Several rivers overflowed in the northeast, including the Duero, whose flooding was believed to have caused the collapse of a highway bridge in northern Portugal on Sunday. The accident claimed at least 70 lives. \"  No suitable Modis 250 data locatedCAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "13" "6-Mar-2001" "0" "2" NA "1702" 1701 19 "" "Malaysia " "" "" "" "Selangor - Hulu Selangor and Gombak. Rawang, Batang Kali. Kampung Tok Pinang, Kampung Koskan, Kampung Sungai Choh Bandar, Taman Desa Anggerik and Desa Kiambang," "" "8-Mar-01" "8-Mar-01" 1 "0" "12,000" "236,836" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "370" 2.7 "\"Yesterday, continious rain in Hulu Selangor and Gombak including Rawang and Batang Kali, resulted in more than 800 houses, involving 12,000 people, to be submerged. He said 19 houses were swept away by swift-flowing waters and 10 bridges in Rawang were damaged. \"  DAMAGE: EXCHANGE RATE 3.8CAUSE:A 12-hour downpour in Kanching and Templers Park " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "13" "8-Mar-2001" "0" "2" NA "1703" 1702 20 "" "Turkey " "" "" "" "Sanliurfa province -  Siverek, Halfeti" "" "8-Mar-01" "8-Mar-01" 1 "4" "600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,900" 3.7 "\"Heavy rain flooded more than 150 homes and shops and damaged cars, tractors, telephone and power lines in Sanliurfa. Some 300 livestock were killed and crops were severely damaged\"  No suitable Modis 250 data locatedCAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "13" "8-Mar-2001" "0" "2" NA "1704" 1703 21 "" "Australia " "" "" "" "Northeastern New South Wales - Region from north of Newcastle to the Queensland border. Towns: Kempsey, Grafton, Maclean, Ulmarra, Smithtown, Gladstone, Yamba, Bellingen, Thora, Coffs Harbour, Ballina, Kyogle, Lismore, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah,Woodburn, Bellingen. Rivers: Macleay, Clarence, Bellinger, Nambucca, Orara. --Queensland - Brisbane area. Rocklea, Lawnton." "New South Wales - Macleay, Clarence, Bellinger, Nambucca, Orara." "8-Mar-01" "15-Mar-01" 8 "3" "3,000" "200,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "30,880" 5.6 "\"Flood disaster areas in New South Wales were today extended to include much of the state's northern coastal areas. About 100mm of rain fell across the regions in 24 hours, causing what some locals say is the worst flooding in 20 years.\" -- \"The storm dumped up to 300mm of rain on Brisbane and the Gold Coast, causing widespread flash flooding, while wind gusts of up to 100kph brought down trees and powerlines. The Brisbane Weather Bureau said the storm's intensity was a once in a 100-year event.\" \"the worst flooding we've seen on the north coast of New South Wales for decades\" -- \"worst floods to hit Kempsey since 1963\" -- Grafton: \"worst floods in more than 50 years.\" CAUSE:Severe storms and heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "14" "8-Mar-2001" "0" "3" NA "1705" 1704 22 "" "Ecuador " "" "" "" "Manabi - Chone area. " "" "8-Mar-01" "10-Mar-01" 3 "11" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,300" 3.8 "\"Eleven people died and some 300 families had to be evacuated when torrential rains last week caused flooding in Chone, where lack of basic infrastructure is likely to aggravate the situation...\"  No suitable Modis 250 data locatedCAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "14" "8-Mar-2001" "0" "3" NA "1706" 1705 23 "" "Saudi Arabia " "" "" "" "Najran. Riyadh. " "" "17-Mar-01" "19-Mar-01" 3 "6" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "3,070" 4 "\"Storm waters in Riyadh on Monday washed away a concrete structure killing four workers inside and injuring six others ... A 16-year-old boy was killed and 22 other people injured after weekend storms in Najran, 1,000 kilometres south of Riyadh\" CAUSE:Flash floods after a hailstorm and heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "14" "17-Mar-2001" "0" "3" NA "1707" 1706 24 "" "France " "" "" "" "Regions: Calvados and Seine-Maritime in Normandy, Meuse, Haute-Marne, Rhone, Saone-et-Loire, Doubs, Burgundy, Eure, Oise, Brittany. Cities/towns: Macon, Ile-de-France and Yvelines around Paris, Evreux, Lyon, Grainville-le-Teinturiere, Ille-et-Vilaine, Saint-Valery-en-Caux, Elbeuf, Redon." "Saone, Seine, Rhone-Saone, Avre, Iton." "21-Mar-01" "28-Mar-01" 8 "0" "1,400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "78,100" 5.8 "\"The area around Paris was particularly hard-hit as the Seine flooded towns and villages. Residents in many areas were forced to move around in boats. In central France, 18 villages around the city of Lyon were flooded as the Rhone-Saone River burst its banks\"  \"rain levels over the past few months were two to three times as high as in other years\"  CAUSE:Record rains in the month of March " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "15" "21-Mar-2001" "0" "4" NA "1708" 1707 25 "" "Portugal " "" "" "" "Towns: Oporto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Chaves, Canedo, Arcos de Valdevez. River Douro. " "" "21-Mar-01" "22-Mar-01" 2 "3" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "820" 3.2 "\"Heavy rains continued to cause flooding Thursday in Portugal, where entire towns and neighbourhoods stood under water. The rail link between Lisbon and Oporto was cut off in the north after rails were inundated. \" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "15" "21-Mar-2001" "0" "4" NA "1709" 1708 26 "" "Peru " "" "" "" "Puno Department - Titicaca basin. Provinces: El Collao, Chucuito, San Roman, Puno, Huancane. " "" "1-Mar-01" "21-Mar-01" 21 "0" "10,800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,430" 5.6 "\"Seasonal rains have caused flooding in the Department of Puno ... when rivers in the Titicaca basin burst their banks... prompting the authorities to declare a state of emergency\" CAUSE:Seasonal heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "16" "1-Mar-2001" "0" "5" NA "1710" 1709 27 "" "Angola" "" "" "" "Namibe Province - Namibe town and surrounding villages. --Benguela Province - towns: Senje, Luacho, Dombe-Grande. " "Namibe - Bero and Giraul rivers. --Benguela - Caporolo River  " "2-Apr-01" "9-Apr-01" 8 "20" "15,800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "24,780" 5.3 "\"Several weeks of heavy rain, coming after months of drought, have devastated infrastructure in Namibe and neighboring provinces, washing away roads and damaging power and drinking water supplies. \" CAUSE:Heavy rains  3,500 hectares in Dombe-Grande" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "17" "2-Apr-2001" "0" "6" NA "1711" 1710 28 "" "France" "" "" "" "Somme Region. Towns: Abbeville, Amiens. " "Somme River " "7-Apr-01" "2-May-01" 26 "" "1,029" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "9,210" 5.6 "\"By Monday afternoon, authorities counted more than 1,260 flooded homes in the hard-hit region of Somme, of which 332 had been evacuated... television showed waterlogged towns in the Somme, where roads and train tracks were submerged under deep waters and pedestrians navigated the streets on makeshift wooden docks.\" -- April 27 - \"In the valley the floodwaters are still rising a month after thousands of French families came downstairs to find two feet (60 centimetres) of water sloshing around their living rooms.\"  \"floods were the worst to hit the area since 1920\"  CAUSE:Heavy rainfall - \"the month of April was the wettest the country has experienced since 1873\"" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "18" "7-Apr-2001" "0" "7" NA "1712" 1711 29 "" "Angola " "" "" "" "Luanda area." "" "14-Apr-01" "15-Apr-01" 2 "18" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,430" 4.2 "\"Heavy rains flooded Luanda over the weekend, killing 17 people and leaving hundreds homeless... Several weeks of heavy rain, coming after months of drought, have devastated several areas of the vast country, washing away roads and damaging power and drinking water supplies. \"CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "19" "14-Apr-2001" "0" "8" NA "1713" 1712 30 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Western Wisconsin - counties: St. Croix, Pierce, Pepin, Buffalo, Trempealeau, LaCrosse, Vernon, Crawford and Grant. Towns: Prairie du Chien, La Crosse, Cassville, Hudson. --Iowa: Davenport, Abel-Essman Island, Camanche. --Illinois - counties: Adams, Carroll, Hancock, Henderson, Jo Daviess, Mercer, Rock Island and Whiteside. Towns: Pontoosuc, Niota. --Minnesota: St. Croix valley; Stillwater, Afton. " "Minnesota, Mississippi, St. Croix and Red" "15-Apr-01" "15-May-01" 31 "1" "4,400" "13,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 1.5 "63,380" 6.5 "April 24\"The flood that has been rolling down the river past Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois was expected to reach Davenport late Tuesday and peak between 22 feet and 22.5 feet just short of the 1993 record of 22.6 feet. The water had risen to 22.23 feet during the morning. \" -- April 27 \"Farther north, a flood warning remained in effect for the Minnesota, Mississippi and St. Croix rivers, where weekend rain was pushing the rivers toward a second crest. The highest crest in 36 years was expected Friday along the St. Croix, which forms northern portions of the Minnesota-Wisconsin line.\" worst flooding since 1965. -- Mississippi River crest at Davenport on April 23 = 22.32ft third-highest level on record (1993 record = 22.6ft) -- Mississippi River reaches third highest recorded crest at St Paul on April 30 CAUSE:Melting snow and two heavy rainstorms earlier this month" NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "20" "15-Apr-2001" "1" "9" NA "1714" 1713 31 "" "Peru " "" "" "" "Junin area: Mazamri District. Piura Department in Northern Peru." "Cuvaru and Camavari rivers." "25-Apr-01" "26-Apr-01" 2 "9" "300" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "14,800" 4.5 "\"After torrential rains pounded the region for over four hours, the Cuvaru and Camavari rivers overflowed early Wednesday. Over 300 people from six native communities in the Mazamari district were affected. About 80 dwellings were washed away and 400 hectares of cultivated land were destroyed,\" CAUSE:Four hours of torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "21" "25-Apr-2001" "1" "10" NA "1715" 1714 32 "" "Brazil " "" "" "" "Mato Grosso State - Cuiaba city. " "Cuiaba River " "25-Apr-01" "26-Apr-01" 2 "15" "4,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,180" 4 "\"The Cuiaba river's water level surged and flooded houses located near the riverbank, and other rivers crossing the city also spilled over and destroyed 1,200 houses in 23 neighborhoods... Within six hours, rainfall reached 29 millimeters, 10 percent of the level registered during the entire 2000 in the city \" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "22" "25-Apr-2001" "1" "11" NA "1716" 1715 33 "" "Poland " "" "" "" "Malopolska district. towns of Mstow, Klomnice and Kruszyna" "" "22-Apr-01" "26-Apr-01" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,120" 4.2 "\"Heavy rainfall has caused rivers and streams in southern Poland to break their banks, inundating several thousand hectares of land\"  CAUSE:Heavy rainfall  \"several thousand hectares of land\" inundated  Levels far below 1997 floods " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "23" "22-Apr-2001" "1" "12" NA "1717" 1716 34 "" "Malaysia " "" "" "" "Kuala Lumpur area: Kampung Baru, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kampung Pandan and Jalan Masjid India. " "Sungai Gombak River" "26-Apr-01" "26-Apr-01" 1 "2" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "850" 2.9 "\"Flash floods following over two hours of heavy rain caused thousands of vehicles and several main roads in the city to be submerged and the lives of two people lost. ... \"Uncontrolled land clearing for development upstream, especially in the highlands, was creating rapid run-off of water and siltation of our river systems everytimes it rains,\"\" CAUSE:Flash floods  " NA NA "" 0 "3" 0 "23" "26-Apr-2001" "1" "12" NA "1718" 1717 35 "" "Belarus " "" "" "" "Gomel Region " "" "29-Apr-01" "1-May-01" 3 "" "" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "17,400" 4.7 "\"Rivers have burst their banks and flooded about 500,000 hectares of winter and spring crops in the Gomel region, south Belarus. Some roads and houses are flooded too. The water rise has stopped. \" CAUSE:Spring floods" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "24" "29-Apr-2001" "1" "13" NA "1719" 1718 36 "" "Uruguay " "" "" "" "Department of Artigas, " "Cuareim River" "30-Apr-01" "2-Jun-01" 34 "" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,890" 5.4 "\"The biggest problems were in the northern department of Artigas, where 1,350 people have been driven from their homes by flooding on the Cuareim River ... Flooding is a chronic problem in Artigas\"  Jue 7 \"The water level of the Cuareim River, in the department of Artigas, has reached the record level of 14.18 m. Some parts of the department continue to be isolated due to the flooding.\"CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "25" "30-Apr-2001" "1" "14" -0.08 "1720" 1719 37 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Ural and Volga Region Bashkortostan - Ufa city, Sterlitamak, Ishimbai, and the Karmaskaly district. Belaya River.  --Sverdlovsk Region - Irbit city. Irbit and Nitsa rivers." "Bashkortostan - Belaya River.  --Sverdlovsk Region - Irbit and Nitsa rivers." "1-May-01" "17-May-01" 17 "" "15,000" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "16,160" 5.4 "\"A total of 4,881 buildings, where more than 18,500 people reside, 17 bridges and 17,800 kilometres of roads have been inundated in Russia's Volga and Ural regions.\"CAUSE:Spring floods " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "26" "1-May-2001" "0" "1" NA "1721" 1720 38 "" "Thailand " "" "" "" "Phrae Province: Wangchin district. Lampang Province; Sukothai Province" "" "4-May-01" "5-May-01" 2 "30" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,750" 4.6 "\"A 6-foot-high torrent swept away more than 800 houses shortly after midnight in Phrae province ... The inundation followed two days of heavy rains after a long period of hot, dry weather ... About 20 dams, 18 roads, 13 bridges and 2,700 rai (432 hectares) of farmland were damaged and more than 7,000 people's lives were affected by the floods.\" CAUSE:Flash floods and landslides " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "27" "4-May-2001" "0" "2" NA "1722" 1721 39 "" "Iran " "" "" "" "Khorassan Province: Bojnourd region, Bojnurd city, Tazeh-Qalel village. " "" "6-May-01" "6-May-01" 1 "32" "800" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "2,130" 3.3 "\"Fifty people had been hurt and some 2,500 head of cattle had drowned, while several villages were cut off in the region around the city of Bojnurd in Khorassan province,\" CAUSE:Torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "3" 0 "27" "6-May-2001" "0" "2" NA "1723" 1722 40 "" "Turkey " "" "" "" "Antakya city area: Orontes River. Konya province." "Orontes River" "7-May-01" "8-May-01" 2 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,610" 3.5 "\"Flash floods caused by heavy rainfall inundated hundreds of homes and businesses in southern Turkey ... Authorities also evacuated homes close to the swelling Orontes River, which runs near the city. Some houses near the river were damaged and the floods also knocked down two bridges\" CAUSE:Flash floods caused by heavy rainfall HECATRES FLOODED: several thousand acres of crops damaged in Konya" NA NA "" 0 "3" 0 "27" "7-May-2001" "0" "2" NA "1724" 1723 41 "" "Puerto Rico " "" "" "" "Southwest Puerto Rico - Towns: Yauco, Guayanilla. " "Guanajibo River and other streams in the area." "6-May-01" "7-May-01" 2 "2" "" "7,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "245" 2.7 "\"Puerto Rico was under a flood warning Monday after the Guanajibo River and other streams in the area swelled beyond their banks. \" CAUSE:Large storm unleashed heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "3" 0 "27" "6-May-2001" "0" "2" NA "1725" 1724 42 "" "Colombia " "" "" "" "Santander State - El Playon region  Timbiqui in the state of Narino; ." "Timbiqui River" "8-May-01" "10-May-01" 3 "" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,600" 4.7 "\"Heavy downpour in Colombia started one week ago. According to a local meteorologist, Max Henriquez, heavy rains are expected to continue for a month ... At least 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in Colombia because of torrential floods after heavy rain in many parts of the country\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "28" "8-May-2001" "0" "3" NA "1726" 1725 43 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Siberia - Russian Far East --Yakutia Repubic: Districts: Lensky, Tomponsky. Cities/towns: Lensk, Olekminsk, Yakutsk, Chakda, Mirnyi, Khandyga, Kangalassy, Namtsy, Alekvinsk, Novye and Stary Saidy, Keskil, Bordoi, Khandynga, Kylakh and Kyuptsy, Kapitonvka, Saldikil. --Irkutsk Region: Districts: Ust-Kut, Kirensky, Zhigalovsky, Zhigalovo. Cities/towns: Kirensk, Ust-Kut, Tokma. --Krasnojarsk - Yeniseysk city. Sulomai. Turukhansk. --Tuva - Kyzyl, Todzhinsky, and Baitaiginsky districts. Kyzyl city. --Altai territory - Maima district. cities/towns: Barnaul. --Khanty - Mansiisk, Kalpashevo, Vaegi, Biysk, Maima, Srostki, Zaton, Yuzhny island. --Chukotka - Main river flooded village of Vayega. --other regions - Bashkiria Republic, Kemerovo region in southwestern Siberia. Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in the Far East. " "Yakutia - Lena, Aldan. --Irkutsk - Upper Lena, Nizhnyaya Tunguska, Kirenga, Biryusa, Tym and Piltun. --Krasnojarsk - Yenisei, Kacha, Tuba, Podkammennaya Tunguska. --Tuva - Greater and Lesser Yenisei Rivers (aka Bolshoi and Maly Enisei) --Altai - Ob --Khanty - Ob, Biya and Katun. --Bashkiria Republic - Belaya river." "12-May-01" "27-May-01" 16 "7" "70,000" "102,915,952" "Snowmelt" 2 "2,857,000" 8 "\"The spring thaw created a huge iceberg that floated downstream, clogging the Lena River near the town of Lensk and creating a 50-mile-long bottleneck that reached 13 feet high in some places ... Water level reached a record level of 17 meters 43 centimeters by 1:30 pm, local time, and has risen by another 22 centimeters over the past three hours.\" ... \"Ninety-eight percent of Lensk, which had a population of 27,000, was flooded \" \"In Krasnoyarsk, more than 70 houses have been flooded by the river Kacha, one of the Yenisei tributaries. The water has risen 3,4 metres, a 100-year record flood. \" May19 \"...in the town of Kirensk, where 80 percent of houses were flooded\" May 22 \"Now that a 50-kilometer ice jam between Namtsy and Kangalassy is broken, the water level in Yakutsk is down. In a desperate race against time, SU-24 supersonic bombers again pounded a 30-kilometre (18-mile) ice floe with 250-kilogram (550-pound) bombs in a bid to unlock the jam threatening Yakutsk, which lies 5,000 kilometres (3,000 miles) east of Moscow.\" May 23 \"...the situation in Zaton is most alarming as compared with other flooded regions. The Ob river has developed there a new channel, which has engulfed not only residential houses but also two power transmission line supports, that can be damaged by strong current.\" May 24 \"Ice floes carried by the river Yennisey congregated to form a giant dam 40 kilometres (25 miles) long in Turukhansk, 1000 kilometres (620 miles) downstream from the town of Krasnoyarsk in western Siberia, where water levels are mounting, according to an emergency radio bulletin, quoted by the agency.\" June 8 \"A high water level will persist in the next week in the Siberian rivers Verkhnyaya Ob, the Irtysh and tributaries of the Tobol, Sergei Borshch, chief of the hydrological forecast department of the Russian hydrometeorological centre, told Tass on Friday.\" Record levels on the Lena River. \"Lena waters rose by more than two metres near the city of Ust Kuta for the first time in more than 100 years\" Yakutsk - Lena River record high of 9.17 meters  ''What happened this year is basically what you would expect to see every 100 years,' 100 year flood on Kacha River in Krasnoyarsk. DAMAGE: Yakutia: 2,000,000,000 Irkutsk: 1 billion roubles CAUSE:Spring floods with ice jams. Massive snow melting in the Sayany mountains" NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "29" "12-May-2001" "1" "4" NA "1727" 1726 44 "" "Vietnam " "" "" "" "Thua Thien Hue Province - Perfume River" "" "15-May-01" "17-May-01" 3 "2" "" "965,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,620" 4.2 "\"Heavy rains left crops and roads under as much as 240 millimeters (9.5 inches) of water on Tuesday and Wednesday ... The heavy downpour caused landslides in many places along the 85-kilometer road leading to the ancient imperial city of Hue to A Luoi\"  \"Unseasonably early flooding\" CAUSE:Heavy rains  5,000 hectares rice fields flooded from dike burst" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "30" "15-May-2001" "1" "5" NA "1728" 1727 45 "" "Haiti " "" "" "" "Gonalves in Artibonite province. Port-au-Prince area. Northern region " "" "16-May-01" "18-May-01" 3 "15" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,780" 4.4 "\"Recent floods have caused the deaths of at least 15 persons and extensive damage to agricultural production in Haiti\" CAUSE:Continued rainfall " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "31" "16-May-2001" "1" "6" NA "1729" 1728 46 "" "DR Congo " "" "" "" "Kinshasa city" "" "18-May-01" "18-May-01" 1 "30" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,400" 3.4 "\"Flooding from heavy rain engulfed Congo's capital Friday, killing at least 30 people, some buried in 5 feet of mud.\" CAUSE:Eight hours of nonstop rain " NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "31" "18-May-2001" "1" "6" NA "1730" 1729 47 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska - Confluence of Yukon and Koyukuk rivers. Koyukuk town." "" "24-May-01" "30-May-01" 7 "0" "32" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "4,100" 4.5 "'The original jam causing the floodwaters since last Thursday was eight miles below Nulato. On Sunday the ice front released, alleviating some of the flooding before the ice jammed up again around Halfway Island. Koyukuk residents were on the brink of abandoning their town early Sunday morning as floodwater threatened the power plant. \"CAUSE:Ice jam flood " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "32" "24-May-2001" "1" "7" NA "1731" 1730 48 "" "El Salvador " "" "" "" "San Salvador city area. Acelhuate river. Sonsonate department in western El Salavador" "" "25-May-01" "30-May-01" 6 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "160" 3 "\"Torrential floods caused by pouring rains in recent days have left two dead in San Salvador ... According to Salvadorian Meteorological and Hydrological Service, the heavy rains will continue for days\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "32" "25-May-2001" "1" "7" NA "1732" 1731 49 "" "Bangladesh" "India" "" "" "Northeastern India --Tripura State - West Tripura District, Patharkandi area. --Southern Assam State - Karimganj district. Barak valley. ---Bangladesh - Districts: Barguna, Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj, Jessore, Cox's Bazar, Noakhali, Feni. Towns: Habiganj, Brahmmanbaria. Rivers: Khowai, Manu, Kushiara, Muhuri, Dharla, Kabatakh, Matamuhuri and Bakkhali." "Assam State - Barak valley. --Bangladesh - Khowai, Manu, Kushiara, Muhuri, Dharla, Kabatakh, Matamuhuri and Bakkhali." "5-Jun-01" "22-Jun-01" 18 "15" "800,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "17,560" 5.7 "\"The authorities have sounded the red alert in the states of Assam and Tripura where all major rivers have been swollen by incessant rains\" \"India's northeast state of Tripura, which was hit by heavy flood, remained cut off from the rest of the country for the third day Friday ... In the neighboring state of Assam, the situation was even worse with more than 200,000 people of nearly 100 villages in the southern part of the state affected\"  \"Nearly 400 millimeters (16 inches) of monsoon rains not unusual for this part of the year have lashed Bangladesh's northeast since early this week. \" \"This could be the worst floods to have hit Tripura in the past 25 years,\" FATALITIES: India: 5 Bang: 13 DISPLACED: India: 700,000  Bang: 100,000CAUSE:Heavy monsoon rains " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "33" "5-Jun-2001" "1" "8" NA "1733" 1732 50 "" "China " "" "" "" "Guangdong Province - Cities: Yangjiang, Maoming, Yunfu. --Guangxi Province - Shuolong, Hechi, Liuzhou city. Liushui River  --Yunnan province - Yuxi county --Hong Kong - New Territories. northern suburb of Yuen Long,Yuen Kong San Tsuen" "" "6-Jun-01" "17-Jun-01" 12 "100" "237,000" "80,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,920" 5.4 "\"Reports by the official newspaper Southern Daily said a dike in western Guangdong's Maoming city burst, stranding 3,300 people and collapsing more than 200 mud brick huts. Water in some areas was at least 4 meters (13 feet) deep, it said.\"  Guangdong - \"1.45 million people in the province have been affected by the torrential rains, along with the cave-in of more than 5,000 houses, inundation of 470,000 hectares of cropland, closure of over 200 enterprises, and destruction of a great number of highways,telecom and water conservancy facilities.\"CAUSE:Heavy rain from storms causing floods and landslides 470,000 hectares of cropland in Guangdong" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "34" "6-Jun-2001" "1" "9" NA "1734" 1733 51 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Gulf Coast Southeast Texas - Counties: Harris, Eastern Liberty Brown. Cities/towns: Houston. Lowland roads near Pine Island Bayou around Sour Lake. Halls and Greens Bayous. --Coastal Louisiana - Parishes: East Baton Rouge, St. Tammany, Iberville, Lafourche, Livingston, Ascension, Iberville. Cities/towns: Erath, Youngsville, Baton Rouge, Madisonville, Thibodaux, Denham Springs, Merryville . Rivers: Bedias Creek, Angelina River and its tributaries near Lufkin, Neches. Comite river basin and Bayou Manchac. --Florida - Leon County, Tallahassee area. --Pennsylvania - low-lying areas of Bucks and Montgomery counties" "Texas - Pine Island Bayou, Halls and Greens Bayous. --Louisiana - Bedias Creek, Angelina River and its tributaries near Lufkin, Neches. Comite river basin and Bayou Manchac. " "6-Jun-01" "13-Jun-01" 8 "47" "30,000" "1,015,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "32,060" 5.4 "Tropical Storm Allison \"An estimated 20,000 Houston-area residences were flooded by as much as 3 feet of rain that fell after Alison\"  \"Louisiana Gov. Mike Foster declared emergencies in 11 southern parishes that have suffered beneath more than a foot of rain this week, flooding homes and roadways... Baton Rouge, the state capital, reported more than 16 Erath, LA ''We've never had this much flooding since the flood of 1984\" Houston - flooding is ''probably worse than 1994,'' DAMAGE: Texas:1,000,000,000 Louisiana: 15,000,000CAUSE:Heavy rain from tropical storm" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "35" "6-Jun-2001" "1" "10" NA "1735" 1734 52 "" "Ecuador " "" "" "" "Provinces: Zamora-Chinchipe, Napo, Pastaza, and  Morona-Santiago. towns: Papallacta" "" "11-Jun-01" "20-Jun-01" 10 "41" "8,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,660" 4.6 "\"At least 13 people are missing in floods in the southeastern Ecuadorian province of Zamora Chinchipe ... Rivers in the state are swollen and flooding following intensive raining. The area has been declared as an emergency zone. But the declaration has yet to be confirmed by the central government.\" CAUSE:Intense rains causing floods and landslides" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "36" "11-Jun-2001" "1" "11" NA "1736" 1735 53 "" "Romania" "Bosnia" "Yugoslavia" "" "Northern Bosnia - Tuzla region. Republika Srpska: Doboj, Bijeljina and Banja Luka regions. Towns: Tuzla, Brcko. --Yugoslavia - Serbia Province. Cities/towns: Valjevo, Belgrade. --Romania - 23 districts have been affected by the floods" "Bosnia - Bosna and Spreca rivers --Yugoslavia - Obnica River " "19-Jun-01" "22-Jun-01" 4 "9" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,270" 4.8 "\"Authorities declared a state of emergency in northeast Bosnia after three days of heavy rains caused floods that have forced the evacuation of hundreds of people,\"  Romania -\"Some 50,000 hectares of farmland have been flooded and thousands of hectares of crops destroyed by hail. Some 3,600 houses in 140 communities have been damaged. \" FATALITES: Romania: 9  DISPLACED: Bosnia: 3000  Romania: 3000CAUSE:Heavy rains  Romania : 50,000 hectares " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "37" "19-Jun-2001" "1" "12" NA "1737" 1736 54 "" "China " "" "" "" "Hunan Province - Suining county" "" "19-Jun-01" "23-Jun-01" 5 "66" "10,000" "120,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,600" 4.3 "\"About 281 mm of rain fell in 10 hours over Suining causing mudslides in the mountainous area. More than 2,400 houses were destroyed while 250,000 livestock perished\" CAUSE:Seasonal rains " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "38" "19-Jun-2001" "1" "13" NA "1738" 1737 55 "" "India " "" "" "" "Gujarat State - southern Gujarat and the Saurashtra region. Baroda. Kutch district. Bhuj. Anjar. Pratappura." "" "20-Jun-01" "21-Jun-01" 2 "29" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "38,730" 4.9 "\"Three villages in Baroda, 125 kilometers (80 miles) southeast of the state's main commercial center, Ahmadabad, were inundated following the breach in a dam at nearby Pratappura. \" CAUSE:Early monsoon downpours " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "39" "20-Jun-2001" "1" "14" NA "1739" 1738 56 "" "East Timor " "" "" "" "Eastern East Timor  - Los Palos in Lautem District. Luro, Iliomar, Leoro and Mehara. Sika Village " "" "20-Jun-01" "23-Jun-01" 4 "1" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "370" 3.2 "\"... three days of heavy rain led to flooding in inhabited areas of Los Palos in Lautem District... Los Palos town can only be reached by air, as the access road at Sika Village has been cut off.\" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "39" "20-Jun-2001" "1" "14" NA "1740" 1739 57 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Western Nepal - Satya Devi village of Dhading district. " "Disung, Kakhet." "26-Jun-01" "26-Jun-01" 1 "35" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "470" 2.7 "\"Torrential monsoon rains flooded a river and set off a landslide in Nepal\" CAUSE:Heavy rain causing floods and landslides " NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "39" "26-Jun-2001" "1" "14" NA "1741" 1740 58 "" "Ghana " "" "" "" "Coastal Ghana - Accra city area: East Legon district, Kasoa and Adabraka Town/Odawna " "" "27-Jun-01" "30-Jun-01" 4 "12" "80,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "420" 3.2 "\"The floods started after five hours of heavy rain Wednesday, wreaking havoc in several densely populated, low-income neighborhoods... 23 bridges linking Accra and surrounding areas had also collapsed and several roads washed away.\"  \"worst since July 1995\" " NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "39" "27-Jun-2001" "1" "14" NA "1742" 1741 59 "" "Cameroon " "" "" "" "Coastal Cameroon - Limbe " "" "28-Jun-01" "29-Jun-01" 2 "22" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,080" 3.3 "\"In Limbe, two days of torrential rain last week led to landslides and the destruction of many wood and earthen houses.\" CAUSE:Torrential rain causing floods and mudslides" NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "39" "28-Jun-2001" "1" "14" 0 "1743" 1742 60 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Northern Vietnam - Thai Nguyen, Tuyen Quang, Vinh Phuc and Phu Tho provinces. Son Duong district. " "Cau, Lo." "3-Jul-01" "6-Jul-01" 4 "32" "13,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "12,940" 4.9 "\"In Vietnam, Typhoon Durian dumped up to 43 centimeters of rain between Monday and Wednesday, submerging large areas of some northern provinces\"  biggest in more than 40 years in Thai Nguyen CAUSE:Torrential rains in the wake of Typhoon Durian " NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "40" "3-Jul-2001" "0" "1" NA "1744" 1743 61 "" "Philippines" "China" "" "" "Philippines - Luzon Island - Provinces: Pangasinan, La Union, Benguet, Mountain. Cordillera and Ilocos regions. Baguio city. Metro Manilla ---China --Guangdong Province - Counties: Suixi, Lianjiang, Leizhou and Potou. Cities: Shanwei, Shantou, Jieyang, Huizhou, Meizhou, Zhanjiang. --Guangxi Province - Guigang, Pingnan, Teng and Wuzhou. Nanning. --Yunnan Province - Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture. Counties: Wenshan, Jinping. --Hong Kong - New Territories" "China --Guangdong - Xijiang, Beijiang, Pearl. --Guangxi - Xijiang, Yue, Yong. --Yunnan - Tuojiang River. " "1-Jul-01" "19-Jul-01" 19 "178" "800,000" "2,980,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 2 "205,200" 6.9 "Typhoon Utor  \"Utor, the worst typhoon to hit the Philippines so far this year, destroyed more than 3,700 homes and damaged nearly 8,400 others... Floodwaters reached as high as five feet (1.5 meters) in the northern province of La Union,\"  Guangdong \"By midday Sunday one of the province's major rivers, the Pearl, was 2.6 metres above the danger level, passing the record high of 1993\" Guangxi \"Authority sources said that the water level of the Yongjiang River, a major river running through Nanning, has reached 76.73 m, 4.73 m above the warning line and the highest since 1949.\" largest flooding in the past 50 years in Guangxi Worst flooding in 100 years on Yongjiang river in Nanning No suitable Modis 250 or Landsat7 data located for southern China. DAMAGE: Philippines: 20,000,000 China: 2,960,000,000  FATALITIES: Philippines: 121 China: 57 DISPLACED: Philippines: 800,000  CAUSE:Heavy rains causing floods and mudslides  Guangdong - 333, 000 hectares Guangxi - 380,000 hectares Yunnan - 300,000 hectares of crops" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "41" "1-Jul-2001" "1" "2" NA "1745" 1744 62 "" "India " "" "" "" "Kerala State - districts: Ernakulam, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kollam, Kottayam, Alapuzha, Pathanamthitta, Idukki." "" "4-Jul-01" "16-Jul-01" 13 "86" "40,000" "116,924,380" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "4,470" 4.8 "\"Eight people were killed as heavy rains continued to batter the southern Indian state of Kerala Monday, taking the death toll there to 68 since the start of the monsoon in the first week of June\"  No suitable Modis 250 data located DAMAGE: EXCHANGE RATE = 47.210CAUSE:Monsoon rains " NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "42" "4-Jul-2001" "1" "3" NA "1746" 1745 63 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Irkutsk Region - Districts: Zima, Usolye, Cheremkhovo, Zalarinsky, Slyudyansk, Usolk . Cities: Angarsk, Ukhtui, Irkutsk .   --Republic of Buryatia - Districts: Tunkinsky, Okinsky , East Sayany. Angarsk, Belsk, Sayansk. Shumak mountain pass. " "Irkutsk - : Irkut, Oka, Belaya and Kitoi.  --Buryatia - Tunka, Oka, Slyudyanka. Upper reaches of Ob, Lena and Yenisei Rivers. Selenga and Uda Rivers of the Baikal area." "7-Jul-01" "13-Jul-01" 7 "11" "20,000" "3,500,000" "Extra-tropical cyclone" 1.5 "231,500" 6.4 "\"Preceptiation exceeded a monthly figure in several days ... The situation is more critical in the Zima district of the Irkutsk region where several thousand houses have been partially flooded. In the district's capital of Zima, 700 houses are flooded, with many of them standing in water up to the roof.\" CAUSE:Rain from a cyclone that hit the Baikal area 34,000 hectares in Irkutsk region Record levels on Kitoy and Oka rivers" NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "43" "7-Jul-2001" "2" "4" NA "1747" 1746 64 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern West Virginia: Wyoming and McDowell Counties - Mullens, Pineville, Welch, Corinne, Kimble, Dorothy. " "Guyandotte and Tug Fork rivers " "8-Jul-01" "9-Jul-01" 2 "2" "6,000" "20,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "8,530" 4.5 "\"Nearly 8 inches of rain fell Sunday at Mullens ... The Guyandotte and Tug Fork rivers jumped to record levels within hours, the Guyandotte peaking Sunday at 18 feet in Pineville, passing the 1997 record of 17.7 feet. A flood gauge in Welch quit working when the Tug Fork hit 17.8 feet, more than 4 feet above flood stage\"  Flooding on parts of the Guyandotte River exceeded the 100-year flood level. Record levels on Guyandotte and Tug Fork rivers  CAUSE:Heavy rain from storms causing flash floods and mudslides" NA NA "" 0 "6" 1 "44" "8-Jul-2001" "2" "5" NA "1748" 1747 65 "" "India" "" "" "" "Orissa State -  western and southern areas. Districts: Puri, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Cuttack, Khorda, Angul, Jagatsinghpur, Kalahandi, Koraput, Bolangir, Nayagarh, Balasore, Bhadrakh. --Madhya Pradesh State - low-lying areas. --Chattisgarh State - flash floods from release of water from Hirakud dam" "Orissa - Mahanadi River System, Tel, Udanti, Ret, Hati, Daya, Rajua, Malaguni, Kathajodi, Devi Makara, Luna, Chitrotpala, Paika, Bramhani and Baitarani. " "8-Jul-01" "10-Aug-01" 34 "100" "2,000,000" "13,540,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "105,100" 6.7 "\"The surging waters have submerged 12,910 villages, affecting more than 7.6 million people in 21 districts of the state. \" \"Vast tracts of water cut off some 9,000 villages and several towns. Several highways have been washed away and railway stations are submerged. \" \"worst flood in Orissas history\" worst floods in 50 years to hit Orissa No suitable Modis 250 or Landsat7 data located CAUSE:Monsoon rains  891,000 hectares crops lost" NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "45" "8-Jul-2001" "3" "6" NA "1749" 1748 66 "" "Poland " "" "" "" "Gdansk-Wrzeszcz city. " "Radunia river " "10-Jul-01" "10-Jul-01" 1 "4" "650" "50,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,360" 3.1 "\"Some 650 people were evacuated from their homes in flooded areas of Gdansk, and the government was considering diverting the waters of the Radunia river to keep it from overflowing its banks\" CAUSE:Torrential rains  along Poland's Baltic coast cause flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "45" "10-Jul-2001" "3" "6" NA "1750" 1749 67 "" "China " "" "" "" "Qinghai Province - cities: Xining, Haidong, Haibei" "" "11-Jul-01" "12-Jul-01" 2 "29" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,010" 4.6 "\"The torrential rain, which lashed the provincial capital of Xining and the northern cities of Haidong and Haibei Sunday evening and early Monday morning, also destroyed more than 40 houses and swept away two trucks, four tractors, 20,000 kilograms of grain and over 50 domestic animals.\" CAUSE:Rainstorms and landslides " NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "46" "11-Jul-2001" "3" "7" NA "1751" 1750 68 "" "Ivory Coast " "" "" "" "Abidjan city" "" "11-Jul-01" "11-Jul-01" 1 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,830" 3.3 "\"The Ivorian capital, Abidjan, is \"drowning\" in more than a month of unremitting rains, reports say. Flooding from the downpour is said to have claimed several lives in Abidjan and other towns in Cote d'Ivoire\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "46" "11-Jul-2001" "3" "7" NA "1752" 1751 69 "" "Taiwan" "" "" "" "Kaohsiung and Pingtung counties. Kaohsiung city " "" "11-Jul-01" "13-Jul-01" 3 "5" "" "5,700,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "1,310" 3.8 "Typhoon Trami  \"Trami did not make landfall on the island and weakened into a depression late Wednesday, but it inundated much of southern Kaohsiung and Pingtung counties with the most severe rainfall in 40 years\"  Worst flooding in 40 years in southern port city Kaohsiung  No suitable Landsat7 data located CAUSE:Heavy rains from typhoon " NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "46" "11-Jul-2001" "3" "7" NA "1753" 1752 70 "" "South Korea " "" "" "" "Northern region - Kyonggi province. Seoul and Anyang." "" "14-Jul-01" "15-Jul-01" 2 "52" "572" "73,800,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "2,230" 3.6 "\"Tens of thousands of soldiers and police have been deployed to help as more than 35,000 houses were flooded and hundreds of vehicles were wrecked after being carried away by flash floods. \"  \"worst rainfalls in 38 years\" in Souel  No suitable Landsat7 data located CAUSE:Torrential rains causing landslides and flash floods 1,920 hectares of farmland" NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "46" "14-Jul-2001" "3" "7" NA "1754" 1753 71 "" "India " "" "" "" "Uttar Pradesh State - Rudraprayag district. Vyomguard and fata areas" "" "16-Jul-01" "16-Jul-01" 1 "26" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "2,450" 3.4 "\"Army and police Tuesday launched a massive rescue and relief operation in Rudraprayag district in north India's Uttar Pradesh, where 26 people were feared dead following Monday's landslides and flash floods\" CAUSE:Flash floods and landslides " NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "46" "16-Jul-2001" "3" "7" NA "1755" 1754 72 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southwestern Ohio - Hamilton and Butler Counties. Cincinnati metropolitan area - Fairfax, Loveland, West Chester. " "Little Duck Creek, Mill Creek, Sycamore Creek." "17-Jul-01" "18-Jul-01" 2 "3" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1.5 "1,710" 3.7 "\"Thunderstorms dumped up to 6 inches of rain on parts of southwestern Ohio, killing three people and knocking out power to 26,000 customers.\" Biggest flood in at least 38 years on Little Duck Creek  CAUSE:Thunderstorms  " NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "46" "17-Jul-2001" "3" "7" NA "1756" 1755 73 "" "Iran " "" "" "" "Ardabil and West Azerbaijan Provinces - Meshkin-Shahr region. Chaldoran. Villages: Moeel, Ilando and Qinerjeh Cities: Meshkinshahr, Siahcheshmeh" "" "20-Jul-01" "21-Jul-01" 2 "34" "" "25,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,440" 4.2 "\"The flooding hit as Iran is going through a severe drought period and water rationing has come into force in all major cities ... Unusual for this time of the year, the Sabalan mountain peak has been covered by more than 3 feet of fresh snowfall\"  No suitable Landsat7 data locatedCAUSE:Heavy rains cause flash floods " NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "47" "20-Jul-2001" "3" "8" NA "1757" 1756 74 "" "Nicaragua " "" "" "" "Chontales Province. Towns: Acopaya, Kamusaska. " "Escondido, Talppetate, Kukalaya, Bambana and Prinzapolka. " "21-Jul-01" "22-Jul-01" 2 "2" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,590" 3.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "47" "21-Jul-2001" "3" "8" NA "1758" 1757 75 "" "Pakistan " "" "" "" "North-West Frontier Province - Districts: Mansehra, Swat and Buner Cities/towns: Dadar Qadeem, Shinkiari, Peshawar, Buner, Basal. --Punjab Province - Islamabad, Rawalpindi. " "North-West Frontier - Siran. --Punjab - Leh River" "22-Jul-01" "25-Jul-01" 4 "230" "40,000" "200,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "111,100" 5.6 "\"In Islamabad, the Meteorological Department said 609 millimeters of rain were recorded in five hours, the highest in 100 years\" CAUSE:Torrential rain, landslides and flash floods.  " NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "48" "22-Jul-2001" "3" "9" NA "1759" 1758 76 "" "Poland" "" "" "" "Malopolska, Swietokrzyskie, Beskid, Sandomierz, Lublin, Dolnoslaskie, Oploskie and Slaskie regions - Towns: Nowy Sacz, Jodlow Tuchowska, Roztoka, Tarnow, Leka, Kielce, Roztoka-Brzeziny, Cracow, Makow Podhalanski, Upper Silesia, Budzow, Polaniec, Mielec, Sandomierz, Zalesie Gorzyckie, Zlota, Ujscie Kamiennej, Kamien, Kepa Gostebcka and Kepa Solecka. " "Biala, Oder, Vistula, Paleczka, Czarna, San." "20-Jul-01" "3-Aug-01" 15 "30" "16,000" "250,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "47,890" 5.9 "July 27 \"the flood threat was shifting from streams and rivers leaving the Tatra Mountains on Poland's southern border to waterlogged plains where rivers are held in by dikes and channels.\" July 29 \"The high level of the Vistula has not changed for two days, the dikes are water-saturated and the people are exhausted\" \"worst since 1997\" Dike breaches on Vistula River at: Kamien, Zalesie Gorzyckie and Zlota, Ujscie Kamiennej. CAUSE:Torrential rain storms  More than 5,000 hectares near Sandomierz" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "49" "20-Jul-2001" "3" "10" NA "1760" 1759 77 "" "China " "" "" "" "Gansu Province - Min district. Mawu and Suolong townships." "" "25-Jul-01" "26-Jul-01" 2 "30" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "6,800" 4.4 "\"The hardest rains in some 100 years began falling on the province's Min district at dawn Tuesday leaving two villages in the region drenched with up to 20 centimeters of rain in a space of 40 minutes\"  \"worst flash flood for a century\"  CAUSE:Heavy rain causing flash flooding  " NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "50" "25-Jul-2001" "3" "11" NA "1761" 1760 78 "" "Yemen  " "" "" "" "Provinces of Hadramut, Saad, Hudayda, Ibb, Omran, Hodeida " "" "26-Jul-01" "29-Jul-01" 4 "20" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,860" 4.6 "\"At least 20 people have died during the past three days from lightning and floods caused by torrential rains in Yemen\" CAUSE:Torrential rain and flash-floods" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "51" "26-Jul-2001" "3" "12" NA "1762" 1761 79 "" "USA" "" "" "" "West Virginia - Davy in McDowell County. Logan County along Buffalo Creek. Tucker County. Wyoming County southwest --Virginia - Scott and Wise counties. " "West Virginia - Buffalo Creek. --Virginia - Clinch River and the Holston River" "29-Jul-01" "29-Jul-01" 1 "2" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,020" 4.1 "\"Many Virginians and West Virginians dashed to higher ground as torrential downpours triggered flooding and mudslides in the area for the third time in a month. \" CAUSE:Heavy rain caused flooding and mudslides " NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "52" "29-Jul-2001" "3" "13" NA "1763" 1762 80 "" "Tiawan" "" "" "" "Hualien county - Kuangfu and Fenglin Nantou county - Nantou city. Shuili, Hsinyi Changhua, Taichung, Chiayi, eastern Taitung and Miaoli counties" "" "29-Jul-01" "30-Jul-01" 2 "78" "" "20,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "3,950" 4.1 "\"Typhoon Toraji churned through Taiwan on Monday, cutting power to thousands of homes, canceling international flights and killing 14 people in mudslides and flash floods.\"  \"Nantou county suffered serious flooding as water from swollen rivers inundated homes and hundreds of hectares of farmland\" \"The Council of Agriculture said 1,366 hectares of fruit and vegetable farms in Hualian and eastern Taitung, or 47 percent of the total farmland in the two counties, were wiped out causing damage of 126 million Taiwan dollars\" \"worst mudslides and floods in 50 years\"  \"Taiwan's deadliest typhoon in almost 40 years\" CAUSE:Landslides and flash flooding from typhoon rains 1,366 hectares in Hualian" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "53" "29-Jul-2001" "3" "14" NA "1764" 1763 81 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "Kyonggi province, Incheon. Seoul suburbs." "" "29-Jul-01" "30-Jul-01" 2 "3" "12,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "2,230" 3.6 "\"The downpour, which began early Sunday, flooded nearly 3,000 homes and stranded thousands of people on islands and at mountain resorts\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "53" "29-Jul-2001" "3" "14" NA "1765" 1764 82 "" "Nepal " "" "" "" "Districts: Myadi, Kailali, Myagdi, Baglung and Nawalparasi. Villages: Arman , Ratamata, Tikapur Municipality. " "Karnali river " "29-Jul-01" "1-Aug-01" 4 "20" "100" "1,500,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "1,300" 3.7 "\"Six persons are feared buried under the rubble of landslides while the rest are swept away by floods in several remote villages of the district\" CAUSE:Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "53" "29-Jul-2001" "3" "14" NA "1766" 1765 83 "" "Indonesia " "" "" "" "North Sumatra province. Nias Island - Lahusa district. Villages: Lahusa, Telukdalam, Lolamatoi, Sambulu, Bawolato" "" "31-Jul-01" "1-Aug-01" 2 "108" "1,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,270" 3.6 "\"floods, landslides and typhoon hit the regency on Tuesday at 03:00 a.m. local time following incessant rains on the island... Thousands of residents have to be evacuated while at least 200 houses were totally damaged\"  \"Three earthquakes, measuring between 5.3 and 5.4 on the Richter scale, contributed to the landslides in Nias\" \"Seen from the air, flood waters had washed away roads and covered the southwest of the island. A major river had burst its banks and landslides had flattened trees and scarred hillsides. \" \"worst [disaster] so far in the island regency of North Sumatra\"  CAUSE:Hours of incessant rains and a heavy storm cause flash floods and mudslides " NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "53" "31-Jul-2001" "3" "14" NA "1767" 1766 84 "" "India" "Bangladesh" "" "" "Bangladesh - Districts: Sylhet, Moulavibazar, Sunamganj, Netrokona, Chapainawabganj, Kurigram, Sirajganj, Rajshahi, Nilphamari, Rangpur, Lalmonirhat. Rivers: Dhalai, Surma, Dharla, Ganges and Brahmaputra, Padma and Mahananda. ---India - --Bihar State - Districts: East and West Champaran, Gopalganj, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Darbhanga, Samastipur, Saran, Siwan. --West Bengal State - Calcutta area. --Assam State - Districts: Morigaon, Goalpara, Dhemaji, Jorhat, Kamrup, Barpeta, Darrang, Nalbari, Lakhimpur, Dhubri, Nagaon and Bongaigaon. " "Bangladesh - Dhalai, Surma, Dharla, Ganges and Brahmaputra, Padma and Mahananda. ---India --Bihar - Gandak, Bagmati, Kamala Balan, Ganga, Koshi, Barhi Gandak, Sikarahana. --West Bengal - Ganga, Mahananda and Fulahar. --Assam - Brahmaputra River." "31-Jul-01" "2-Sep-01" 34 "36" "2,750,000" "2,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "190,700" 6.8 "\"Almost all the rivers in the two northeastern districts are overflowing their banks, flooding Goainghat, Kanaighat, Jaintapur, Companiganj, Jakiganj and Sadar upazilas of Sylhet and Chhatak, Doarabazar, Bishwambharpur, Tahirpur, Dharmapasha, Madyapara and Sadar upazilas of Sunamganj.\" \"Heavy downpours in neighboring Nepal led the swollen Kamala Balan river to wash away at least 40 villages in India's Madhubani district\"  August 27 \"Some three million people have been affected as incessant rainfall in the lower Himalayan foothills in Nepal makes its way down to the plains of northern Bihar, inundating several areas of Gopalganj, Darbhanga and Samastipur districts...The second phase of floods occurred as the rivers Gandak, Baghmati and Koshi broke embankments that were already weakened by the impact of the first round of flooding. \" DAMAGE: Bang: nd India: 2,000,000 FATALITIES: Bangladesh: 6  India: 30 DISPLACED: Bangladesh:150,000 marooned  India: 2,600,000 CAUSE:Days of heavy monsoon rains and gushing waters from neighbouring India  HECTARES FLOODED: Bangladesh: 7675 hectares Bihar: 283,000 hectares" NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "54" "31-Jul-2001" "4" "15" NA "1768" 1767 85 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central Sulawesi plain of Toili. Minahaki  " "" "31-Jul-01" "1-Aug-01" 2 "1" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,400" 3.7 "\"Floods triggered by five days of incessant rain in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi plain of Toili merged thousands of houses in 35 villages in more than one-and-a- half-meter-deep waters on Wednesday' CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "8" 0 "54" "31-Jul-2001" "4" "15" NA "1769" 1768 86 "" "Nigeria " "" "" "" "Talata Marafa area of Zamfara State " "" "22-Jul-01" "22-Jul-01" 1 "0" "3,802" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,060" 3 "\"Exceptionally heavy rains hit the Talata Marafa area of Zamfara State on July 22 and destroyed more than 350 homesteads. A total of 3,802 people have been registered homeless\" CAUSE:\"unprecedented heavy rainstorm\" " NA NA "" 0 "8" 0 "54" "22-Jul-2001" "4" "15" NA "1770" 1769 87 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Eastern Kentucky - Counties: Pike, Floyd and Perry. Towns: Pikeville, Boldman. --Northeast Tennessee - Greene County. Greeneville" "Kentucky - Creeks: Hurricane, Island, Robinson, Indian, Branham Mud, Left Beaver --Tennessee - Horse and Lower Paint creeks. Greeneville" "3-Aug-01" "4-Aug-01" 2 "2" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,310" 4.6 "Kentucky \"The torrents Friday and Saturday inundated homes, washed away bridges and blocked roads. Hundreds of people were stranded in their homes and cars as heavy rains sent flash floods rushing through mountain communities.\" \"Water up to 20 feet deep washed out homes, roads and bridges over the weekend in mountainous northeast Tennessee after 12 inches of rain fell in 24 hours.... heavy overnight rains severely flooded tributaries of the Nolichucky River in southeastern Greene County\" CAUSE:Flash flooding from heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "55" "3-Aug-2001" "4" "16" NA "1771" 1770 88 "" "North Korea " "" "" "" "Kangwon Province - Phyonggang County. Kaesong city South Hwanghae Province - Unchon, Paechon and Yonan counties" "" "1-Aug-01" "4-Aug-01" 4 "" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,050" 4.3 "\"Several regions on the east and west coasts of the country have been deluged by some 50-70 percent of annual rainfall over the last three to five days on the back of a severe drought ... The damage is worse than during the last major floods in 1999. More than 24,000 hectares of arable land and thousands of flats and hundreds of public buildings have been submerged or destroyed\"  No suitable Modis 9 or Landsat data locatedCAUSE:Heavy rains  " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "56" "1-Aug-2001" "4" "17" NA "1772" 1771 89 "" "Yemen " "" "" "" "Provinces: Hejja, Huggah. town: Abass " "" "5-Aug-01" "5-Aug-01" 1 "11" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,200" 3.6 "\"...a number of people were also missing from the latest floods which hit Hejja province, northwest of the capital, and destroyed 30 homes.\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "8" 0 "56" "5-Aug-2001" "4" "17" NA "1773" 1772 90 "" "Sudan" "Ethiopia" "" "" "Sudan States: River Nile, Sennar, Kassala, South Darfur, Khartoum, Northern, Gezira, Blue Nile, Upper Nile. cities/towns: Singa, Atbara, Khartoum, Juba, Shinja and Wad Madani. Blue Nile and Nile Rivers.  --Southern Ethiopia - Gambella regional state, Districts: Kuraz, Gambella. Rivers: Omo, Baro Northeastern Ethiopia - Awash River in Afar country" "Sudan - Blue Nile and Nile Rivers.  -- Ethiopia - Omo, Baro, Awash " "6-Aug-01" "13-Sep-01" 39 "5" "45,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "557,900" 7.3 "\"More than 15 villages have been destroyed in eastern Sudan after the Blue Nile river burst its banks\" \"The level of the Blue Nile was reported to have reached 16.5 metres, the highest since 1988\" 8/13 \"Rising waters in the Nile, already at a 20-year high, have driven tens of thousands of Sudanese from their homes in the south of the country and is now threatening the capital, Khartoum\" August 20 \"River Nile seasonal floods which have reached their highest levels in 20 years are \"out of control\" in northern Sudan\" worst flooding in \"more than a decade\" Blue Nile at highest level since 1988. DAMAGE: Sudan:  nd FATALITES: Sudan: nd Ethiopia: 5 DISPLACED: Sudan: 30,000 Ethiopia:15,000 CAUSE:\"Summer rains in Ethiopia, where the Blue Nile rises in the northwestern highlands, have been 25 percent heavier than normal this year\"" NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "57" "6-Aug-2001" "5" "18" NA "1774" 1773 91 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Southern Primorye - Vladivostok city and suburbs. Districts: Artyom, Nakhodka, Partizansk, Fokino, Bolshoi Kamen, Dalnegorsk, Ussuriisk. " "Sedanka, Partizanskaya." "6-Aug-01" "12-Aug-01" 7 "11" "30,000" "12,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,650" 5.4 "\"Vladivostok received its average monthly rainfall of 144 millimeters (5.76 inches) in one day\" \"The Vladivostok- Nakhodka road has been closed. A 70-meter-deep pit has formed. The villages of Yekaterinovka and Novo-Litovsk have been flooded, and their populations are being evacuated.\" CAUSE:Heavy rainfalls HECTARES FLOODED: 200 square kilometres la uer water - 13,000 hectares of crops submerged" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "58" "6-Aug-2001" "5" "19" NA "1775" 1774 92 "" "Afghanistan " "" "" "" "Mohammad Agha district of Logar province. " "" "8-Aug-01" "8-Aug-01" 1 "2" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,280" 3.1 "\"The floodwaters also destroyed thousands of acres of farmland and crops and killed at least 40 head of cattle\" CAUSE:Torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "58" "8-Aug-2001" "5" "19" NA "1776" 1775 93 "" "Iran " "" "" "" "Provinces: Golestan, Khorasan, Semnan . Gorgan region. cities/towns: Kalaleh, Minudasht, Jajarm " "" "10-Aug-01" "12-Aug-01" 3 "600" "15,000" "58,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "77,940" 5.7 "\"Floods struck about 15 villages in Golestan and Khorasan provinces Friday, swamping about 40,000 acres of farmland and leveling homes. \"  \"A total of 387 villages have seen vital infrastructure destroyed such as bridges and roads and 4,000 buildings have been severely damaged. Some 10,000 hectares of forest and grazing fields were also destroyed.\" \"worst in northeast Iran in 200 years\" CAUSE:Torrential rains causing 3 days of floods and mudslides HECTARES FLOODED: 15,000 hectares of farmla in Golestan 37,000 hectares in Golestan a Khorassan" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "59" "10-Aug-2001" "5" "20" NA "1777" 1776 94 "" "Thailand" "Vietnam" "" "" "Thailand - Lom Sak District of Phetchabun Province, Nam Kor village. Eastern Udon, Chiang Mai, Chiang Ra, Lam Phun, Nong Khai, Phrae and Nan Provinces. --Vietnam North central coast - Provinces: Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Nghe An." "" "10-Aug-01" "25-Aug-01" 16 "173" "10,000" "26,400,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "4,160" 4.8 "Typhoon Usagi  \"Heavy rains turned the rivers and streams washing down from Khao Kor mountain into a flash flood that hit Lomsak district of Phetchabun province\"  Aug 27 \"The National Civil Disaster Prevention Center said in a statement that rain-fed floods have destroyed 279 homes and partly damaged 4,424 houses, leaving at least 6,661 people homeless and causing hardship for nearly 1 million others. It said crops worth more than 1.150 billion baht (dlrs 25.5 million) had been damaged or destroyed in 35 of Thailand's 76 provinces. \" \"Thailand's worst flooding in more than a decade\"  DAMAGE: Thailand: 24,400,000 Vietnam: 2,000,00  FATALITIES: Thailand: 170 Vietnam: 3 DISPLACED; Thailand:7000 Vietnam: 3000 CAUSE:Flash floods and mudslides. Flooding persists in northern Thailand for 3 weeks as rains continue" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "60" "10-Aug-2001" "5" "21" NA "1778" 1777 95 "" "Philippines " "" "" "" "Mindanao Island - Provinces: Zamboanga del Sur, Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato, Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga Sibugay. Salug Valley. Towns: Ramon Magsaysay, Sominot, Molave, Tambulig, Mahayag, Josefina, Dumingag and Bayog. --Negros Island - southern Negros Occidental. Barangay Santol, Binalbagan" "Mindanao Island - Salug Daku and Salug Diyot. " "12-Aug-01" "14-Aug-01" 3 "34" "79,000" "8,300,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "31,880" 5 "\"Rivers overflowed their banks Sunday and Monday, sweeping away cattle and some houses and drowning the woman and child who were unable to flee\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "61" "12-Aug-2001" "5" "22" NA "1779" 1778 96 "" "Chad" "" "" "" "Regions: Western and Eastern Logone; Middle Chari; Eastern and Western Tandjillé, Mayo Dallah, Mayo Boneye, Mandoul, Salamat . Banguirmi, Ouaddai (Dar Sila district). Bemian village. Departments: Tandjilé East and West, Bahr Koh, Dar Sila, Logone Occidental, Logone Oriental, Chari-Banguirmi Salamat, Batha East and West, Mayo Dalla, Mayo Bonoye and Kabia.  " "Logone, Chari and Batha. " "19-Aug-01" "11-Oct-01" 54 "100" "40,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "104,300" 6.8 "\"An official at the national meteorological office said rainfall in some areas over recent weeks was double that recorded for the same period last year.\"  Sep 11 \"About 10,500 houses are reported to be damaged and several thousand of domestic animals missing\" CAUSE:\"Torrential rains in the past weeks\" " NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "62" "19-Aug-2001" "6" "23" NA "1780" 1779 97 "" "India " "" "" "" "Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh State. " "" "14-Aug-01" "15-Aug-01" 2 "16" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,010" 3.8 "\"Sixteen people were killed in landslides and floods triggered by incessant rain in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh since Tuesday evening,\" CAUSE:Landslides and floods triggered by incessant rain" NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "62" "14-Aug-2001" "6" "23" NA "1781" 1780 98 "" "Pakistan " "" "" "" "A village in Dera Ghazi Khan district of central Punjab province. " "" "16-Aug-01" "16-Aug-01" 1 "6" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "3,030" 3.5 "\"According to reports about 300 mud houses collapsed and more than 3,000 people have moved to safer places to take shelter... the flash flood had also damaged crops and washed away cattle in the affected areas\" CAUSE:\"Torrential rains in the nearby catchment areas of the hilly region triggered the flash flood\" " NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "62" "16-Aug-2001" "6" "23" NA "1782" 1781 99 "" "Vietnam" "Cambodia" "" "" "Northern and eastern Cambodia - Provinces: Kampong Cham, Stung Treng, Kratie, Prey Veng, Kandal. Towns: Kratie. Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers. --Southern Vietnam - Provinces: Dong Thap, An Giang,, Long An, Can Tho. Mekong River Delta. Cities: Can Tho. Rivers: Mekong, Tien and Hau. Additional areas affected in late October: Kien Giang, Vinh Long, Tien Giang, and Ben Tre provinces and some suburban districts of Ho Chi Minh City." "Cambodia - Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers. --Vietnam - Mekong, Tien and Hau. Mekong Delta" "15-Aug-01" "19-Nov-01" 97 "416" "1,060,000" "100,900,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "74,500" 7 "Cambodia \"\"If we compare these floods to last year then floods in some areas are worse. A province like Stung Treng did not suffer much damage last year, but this year it has been severly effected,\"\" Vietnam \"Some 1,000 homes and thousands of acres of crops were already under water in Tan Chau district of An Giang province because of the rising waters of the Mekong River\"  Aug 29 \"Authorities also fear this year's floods will surpass previous records. In provinces along the upper Mekong water levels have already risen to record highs and the monsoonal rains are not expected to peak until late October. \" October 18 \"water levels in upstream districts were receding slowly\" \"Meanwhile, water levels in lower Tien and Hau rivers were on the rise due to the current appearance of the spring tide, thus submerging larger areas in Kien Giang, Vinh Long, Tien Giang, and Ben Tre provinces and some suburban districts of Ho Chi Minh City. \" Nov 5 \"the flood waters at the upstream parts of Tien and Hau rivers and the Long Xuyen Quadrangle are receding slowly\" Quikscat comments: \"Wet surface conditions have persisted during November and early December 2001 along the Tonle Sap region of Cambodia, and the lower reaches of the Mekong in Cambodia and Viet Nam.\" Cambodia:\"water levels in upstream areas, i.e. Stung Treng, Kratie and Kampong Cham, have exceeded last year's record level, they have also fallen more quickly\" \"largest in 50 years\" \"second worst in 40 years\" DAMAGE: Cambodia: 16,900,000  Vietnam: 84,000,000 FATALITIES: Cambodia: 56 Vietnam: 340 CAUSE:Monsoon Season HECTARES FLOODED: Cambodia: 157,347 hectares Vietnam: 40,000 hectares" NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "63" "15-Aug-2001" "7" "24" NA "1783" 1782 100 "" "South Africa " "" "" "" "Cape Town area- Philippi suburb, Cape Flats, Hout Bay. " "Liesbeek River" "17-Aug-01" "3-Sep-01" 18 "" "15,000" "36,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,300" 4.5 "\"Heavy winter rains lashed Cape Town for the third day straight Wednesday, bringing misery to tens of thousands of people living in makeshift wood and tin shacks on the outskirts of the city...low-lying shacks in the poor suburb of Philippi were flooded \"  \"an estimated 13,000 families had been displaced from flooded shacks in squatter camps on the Cape Flats, where the apartheid government forcibly resettled black people and which is a natural drainage area for rainwater running off Table Mountain.\" \"worst floods in the area in 40 years\"  CAUSE:Heavy winter rains " NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "64" "17-Aug-2001" "7" "25" NA "1784" 1783 101 "" "Vietnam " "" "" "" "Central Highlands provinces: Binh Thuan, Daklak, Lam Dong." "" "20-Aug-01" "22-Aug-01" 3 "11" "640" "400,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "23" 1.8 "\"The floods - caused by 23 inches of rain over the past week in Binh Thuan province - inundated 160 homes and damaged 10,625 acres of rice fields, a provincial official said.\" \"...floods submerged 2,200 homes in Daklak province\"CAUSE:23 inches of rain over the past week  " NA NA "" 0 "11" 0 "64" "20-Aug-2001" "7" "25" NA "1785" 1784 102 "" "China" "" "" "" "Yunnan Province - Funing county in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture. Funing town." "Puting River." "25-Aug-01" "25-Aug-01" 1 "15" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,570" 3.7 "\"Heavy rains whipped across Funing county near the border to Vietnam early Saturday, leaving 120 millimeters of downpour within just two short hours, the Yunnan Daily reported. Eight rivers in the county were flooded, including Puting River, where the level rose to 10.7 meters, 70 centimeters above the danger level\" CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "11" 0 "64" "25-Aug-2001" "7" "25" NA "1786" 1785 103 "" "Uganda " "" "" "" "Western Uganda - Villages around Rwebisengo subcounty headquarters. Bundibugyo town. " "River Semliki" "20-Aug-01" "29-Aug-01" 10 "" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,800" 5.2 "\"Heavy rain had already caused flooding in some villages on the vast plain but it became worse when water bursts the banks of the River Semliki on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo... The flooded areas are on a plain stretching to the east of the DRC starting at the foot of a spur of the towering ice-capped Ruenzori range\" CAUSE: Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "65" "20-Aug-2001" "7" "26" NA "1787" 1786 104 "" "Nigeria " "" "" "" "Kano State - Local government areas of Dawakin-Kudu, Kumbotso, Kunchi, Warawa and Wudil. Towns: Wudil, Kura, Gachi, Gidan Tukku, Garin-dau. Rivers: Wudil, Kano. --Jigawa State - Local government areas Ringin and Taura. dam releases at Taura, Tiga, Goje, Hadejia-Jamare. Towns: Gwaram, Taura, Debi, Unguwar Bai, Zangon-Kara." "Kano State - Wudil, Kano." "27-Aug-01" "4-Sep-01" 9 "200" "80,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1.5 "14,300" 5.3 "\"About 60 villages in the southeast region of Kano had been swept away by flash flood after the burst of the Tiga and Challawa dams and the overflow of Kano River on Tuesday night,\"  \" Jigawa State ...\"many\" people were feared dead and 30,000 were homeless ... 102 people were missing, swept away by the water unleashed from three dams late Thursday. The flash flood, released to ease the pressure on three dams at Tiga, Goje and Hadejia-Jamare, had swept through eight local government districts and hit 70 villages,\" \"This is the worst flood to hit the area since the mid-70s when Tiga and Challawa dams were overflowed\" CAUSE:Flash flood caused by dam break in Kano. Flash flood from dam releases in Jigawa" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "66" "27-Aug-2001" "7" "27" NA "1788" 1787 105 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong Province - Zhanjiang City area - 125 villages have been besieged by flood waters. Maoming, Wuchuan, Lianjiang. --Hainan Province -  \"most of the regions of the island province\" including Changjiang County. --Guangxi Province -" "" "28-Aug-01" "9-Sep-01" 13 "4" "50,000" "24,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "14,500" 5.3 "Typhoon Fitow \"Thousands of people have been stranded by serious flooding in south China's Hainan Province over the past three days. Rainstorms hit most of the regions of the island province, with Changjiang County recording 722 mm. Swollen rivers have inundated farmland and houses.\" \"Zhanjiang City in south China's Guangdong Province has been hit by torrential rains since August 28... average rainfall in the area for the past several days has been 262 mm, and the worst-hit area of Wuchuan has had 341.6 mm of rainfall.\" CAUSE:Rainstorms from tropical storms and a typhoon  HECTARES FLOODED: 225,000 hectares in Guangdong" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "67" "28-Aug-2001" "7" "28" NA "1789" 1788 106 "" "Nepal " "" "" "" "Western Districts: Arghakhanchi, Dolakha, Gulmi.  Trishuli River near Kathmandu." "Trishuli River near Kathmandu." "29-Aug-01" "3-Sep-01" 6 "17" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "563" 3.5 "Landslides and floods block the major highway linking Katmandu with the rest of Nepal \"Road crews had scraped out a temporary path next to the main Prithvi Highway. But unceasing rainfall sent rocks and mud sliding down the hillsides and that route was soon blocked, too. Cars and trucks were backed up for miles along the highway from a point 95 kilometers (60 miles) west of Katmandu, the capital, said Shrestha. \"CAUSE:Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "11" 0 "67" "29-Aug-2001" "7" "28" NA "1790" 1789 107 "" "India " "" "" "" "Eastern Uttar Pradesh State - Districts: Kushinagar, Gorakhpur, Maharajganj, Deoria, Sant Kabirnagar, Jaunpur, Sonebhadra and Bhadoi, Siddharthnagar, Azamgarh. Towns: Gorakhpur, Bansi, Turtipar, Rigauli, Mehdawal. " "Rapti, Ghagra, Rohini" "20-Aug-01" "11-Sep-01" 23 "65" "300,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "35,440" 5.9 "\"Nearly 1.5 million people have been affected by sustained rainfall in eastern Uttar Pradesh, which has cut off large areas of the state, a UNI report said Saturday. Around 352 of 627 affected villages in Gorakhpur district are completely marooned, leaving around 300,000 people trapped ... In Gorakhpur, a breach on an embankment on Friday led to flooding of large rural parts of the city, considered the commercial hub of eastern Uttar Pradesh. Crops have also been affected in low lying areas.\" Rapti river in Gorakhpur 10 cm below the record level of 1988 CAUSE:Continuous downpour " NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "68" "20-Aug-2001" "7" "29" 0.29 "1791" 1790 108 "" "Brazil " "" "" "" "Rio Grande do Sul State - Towns: Dom Pedrito, Cerrito, Quarai and Pedro Osorio. " "Santa Maria, Piratini" "3-Sep-01" "4-Sep-01" 2 "3" "2,400" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "13,040" 4.4 "\"Floods caused by torrential downpours killed at least three people and forced more than 800 families out of their homes in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, the civil defense department said Tuesday\" CAUSE:Torrential downpours " NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "69" "3-Sep-2001" "0" "1" NA "1792" 1791 109 "" "India" "" "" "" "Bihar State - Northern Districts: Gopalganj, East Champaran, Saran and Madhubani; also Saharsa, Samastipur, Begusarai, West Champaran, Sitamarhi, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Sheohar, Siwan, Madhubani, Katihar, Vaishali and Patna. Towns; Muzaffarpur, Marhaura, Samastipur. " "Ganga, Burhi Gandak, Gandak, Ghagra, Bagmati, Kosi and Adhwara group of rivers, Mahananda." "7-Sep-01" "24-Sep-01" 18 "146" "30,000" "93,574,548" "Heavy rain" 1 "30,120" 5.7 "\"Torrential rains since Friday have washed out thousands of villages near India's border with Nepal, forcing people to seek refuge on higher ground or move to schools and government buildings in safer places. Some 50 villages were inundated early Monday after the overflowing Burhi Gandak and Gandak rivers broke through rows of sandbag embankments\"  Sep 18 \"There was no let up in the flood situation ... where major rivers like Gandak, Burhi Gandak, Bagmati and Adhwara group of rivers continued to wreak havoc crossing danger mark at different places along their course\" Sep 24 \"... overall flood situation improved considerably with all major rivers receding\" damage: exchange rate=48.090CAUSE:Days of heavy rainfall  " NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "70" "7-Sep-2001" "0" "2" NA "1793" 1792 110 "" "Thailand " "" "" "" "Provinces - Prae (Wang Shin and Mae Pung districts); Yasodhorn (five districts); Udorn-Tani (reservoir is overflowing); Amnatcharoen." "" "10-Sep-01" "12-Sep-01" 3 "" "" "11,110,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,950" 4.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "11" 1 "71" "10-Sep-2001" "0" "3" NA "1794" 1793 111 "" "Guinea" "Mali" "" "" "Guinea - Haute Guinee, Kankan region: prefectures - Kankan, Siguiri, Mandiana, Kouroussa, and Kerouane. Niger River and its tributaries Sankarani, Fie, Milo, Djon, Niandan, Sankarani, Tinkisso and Mafou. --Mali - Regions: Koulikoro, Segou, Sikasso, Bamako, Kidal, Mopti. Niger River and tributaries." "" "18-Aug-01" "9-Oct-01" 53 "11" "43,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "264,100" 7.3 "\"The flooding in the low areas has caused extensive damage to agriculture (17,000 hectares submerged) and cattle. Reports confirm food shortage, leading to increased prices of staple food, which particularly affects population groups with low income.\"  DAMAGE: Guinea: nd Mali: FATALITIES: Guinea: 9 Mali: 2 DISPLACED: Guinea: 40,000 Mali: 3500CAUSE:Heavy rains beginning in May 2001 HECTARES FLOODED: Guinea: 20,531 hectares submerged  Mali: 870 hectares Guinea: worst floods in the last 10 years Mali: Niger River in Bamako highest levels since 1967" NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "72" "18-Aug-2001" "1" "4" NA "1795" 1794 112 "" "Italy" "" "" "" " Naples " "" "14-Sep-01" "15-Sep-01" 2 "2" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "69" 2.1 "\"Rome issued a 23-million-dollar aid package to help those affected by exceptional rains that led to the collapse of major public and private buildings and general infrastructure.\" CAUSE:Fierce rainstorms" NA NA "" 0 "12" 0 "72" "14-Sep-2001" "1" "4" NA "1796" 1795 113 "" "Taiwan" "" "" "" "Taipei County, Taipei City. Keelung city. other counties: Chiayi, Miaoli" "" "16-Sep-01" "20-Sep-01" 5 "90" "10,000" "200,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 2 "2,800" 4.4 "Typhoon Nari  \"Downpours and water from swollen rivers had inundated thousands of homes and some 4,100 office buildings around the island, 80 percent of them in Taipei.\"  worst floods in a century  \"Taiwan's worst-ever flood disaster\" CAUSE:Typhoon Nari dumps dumped 49.5 inches of rain in 51 hours - floods and landslides" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "73" "16-Sep-2001" "1" "5" NA "1797" 1796 114 "" "Mexico" "El Salvador" "" "" "Southern Mexico - Chiapas State: Towns: Cacahoatan, Rio Coatan, Chanhjale --El Salvador - Acelhuate River in San Salvador city" "Mexico - Rio Coatan --El Salvador - Acelhuate River" "18-Sep-01" "21-Sep-01" 4 "4" "800" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "7,800" 4.5 "Mexico:\"A downpour caused the Rio Coatan to overflow Wednesday, flooding a large portion of the Pacific-coast town of Cacahoatan and killing two women who tried to outrun the advancing floodwater\"  DAMAGE: Mexico: nd El Salvador: nd FATALITIES: Mexico: 4 El Salvador: nd DISPALCED: Mexico: nd El Salvador: 800CAUSE:Torrential rains from a powerful storm  " NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "74" "18-Sep-2001" "1" "6" NA "1798" 1797 115 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - cities: Jinyang, Deyang, Mianyang " "" "19-Sep-01" "22-Sep-01" 4 "25" "100,000" "240,000,000" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "14,700" 4.8 "\"Torrential rains in Sichuan province on Tuesday and Wednesday left streets in the city of Jinyang under head-high waters ... Train tracks were covered and transportation paralyzed, stranding more than 10,000 travelers in the city\" CAUSE:Torrential rains " NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "75" "19-Sep-2001" "1" "7" NA "1799" 1798 116 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Mazandaran Province -" "" "19-Sep-01" "20-Sep-01" 2 "1" "800" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "10,290" 4.3 "\"...the new floods in the province have so thus far destroyed 200 residential andcommercial complexes, 85 rural roads and 25 bridges while 50,000 head of livestock have perished and 460 hectares of farmland has been washed away\"CAUSE:Non-stop torrential rainfalls in the last 24 hours" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "76" "19-Sep-2001" "1" "8" NA "1800" 1799 117 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "States: Sonora, Baja, Guerrero, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Colima and Jalisco. Cabo San Lucas" "" "24-Sep-01" "2-Oct-01" 9 "3" "38,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "35,720" 5.5 "Hurricane Juliette  \"Heavy rain brought by Juliette flooded more than 200 homes in the southwestern state of Michoacan ... Rain-swollen rivers knocked out two bridges in Oaxaca state\"  Hurricane Juliette atmospheric pressure was second-lowest on record for a Pacific hurricane in this hemisphereCAUSE:Heavy rain brought by Juliette " NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "77" "24-Sep-2001" "1" "9" NA "1801" 1800 118 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon Island - Cagayan province. Towns: Carasi, Solsona, Pasuquin, Laoag City." "Sinaligan, Padsan" "24-Sep-01" "25-Sep-01" 2 "1" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "6,000" 4.1 "Typhoon Lekima  \"Several villages in north part of the province have been submerged in deep water as rivers overflowed because of heavy rains\" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "78" "24-Sep-2001" "1" "10" NA "1802" 1801 119 "" "Rwanda " "" "" "" "Gikongoro province -  Districts: Mushumbi, Nshili" "" "22-Sep-01" "22-Sep-01" 1 "10" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,770" 3.2 "\"Torrential rain and flooding has claimed 10 lives in southern Rwanda's Gikongoro province, where livestock and crops are also at risk ... hillside crops have gone, while those in paddy-fields have been swamped by sand deposits\" CAUSE:Torrential rain " NA NA "" 0 "12" 0 "78" "22-Sep-2001" "1" "10" NA "1803" 1802 120 "" "Brazil " "" "" "" "States: Santa Catarina (45 cities were declared under a state of emergency), Rio Grande do Sul, Sao Paulo, Parana. Cities: Campinas, Curitiba." "" "29-Sep-01" "4-Oct-01" 6 "13" "12,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "619,700" 6.6 "\"In the state of Rio Grande do Sul where the storm killed four people and rendered about 2,000 homeless, 27 cities have declared a state of emergency and are left with no electricity and clean water. \"The flooding is the worst the state has seen since 1983 and 1984,\"... According to a spokesman of the state Civil Defense in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil's wealthiest and most populated state, the worst rains in 111 years drowned the second biggest city, Campinas. \" No suitable Modis 9 data locatedCAUSE:Torrential rain causing floods and mudslides " NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "79" "29-Sep-2001" "2" "11" NA "1804" 1803 121 "" "India " "" "" "" "Andhra Pradesh state - Districts: Nalgonda, Guntur, Mahabubnagar. Telangana.  " "" "30-Sep-01" "2-Oct-01" 3 "12" "9,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "44,530" 5.1 "\"About 9,000 houses in Nalgonda, Guntur and Mahabubnagar districts were damaged, he said, adding over 50 minor irrigation tanks also suffered damages\" CAUSE:Torrential rains triggered by low pressure area " NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "80" "30-Sep-2001" "2" "12" NA "1805" 1804 122 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Caspian Sea provinces: Mazandaran and Gilan. Ramsar city." "" "1-Oct-01" "2-Oct-01" 2 "" "3,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "27,360" 4.7 "\"Thousands of inhabitants of northern Iran have been evacuated following torrential rains which hit the region over the past two days ... Many rivers had swollen and houses been damaged or destroyed in towns bordering the Caspian sea, \" CAUSE:Torrential rains  " NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "81" "1-Oct-2001" "2" "13" NA "1806" 1805 123 "" "Nepal " "" "" "" "Eastern Nepal - Terai region - Saptari and Itahari districts" "" "5-Oct-01" "7-Oct-01" 3 "2" "800" "260,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "8,300" 4.4 "\"The floods, in the lowland tropical region of the country, have caused thousands of dollars of damage to property and crops, according to police. \"The torrential rains lasting over 72 hours have washed away several thousand acres of farmland with standing paddy crops, apart from damaging the roads in the area,\" \" CAUSE:\"Unexpected rains occurred in the eastern parts of Nepal due to a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal.\"" NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "82" "5-Oct-2001" "2" "14" NA "1807" 1806 124 "" "France " "" "" "" "Gard Region. Brignon village." "" "7-Oct-01" "7-Oct-01" 1 "2" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "4,140" 3.6 "\"the southern region of Gard received as much rain within an eight-hour period as it usually does in six months. Some 40 villages and hundreds of hectares (acres) of farmland and vineyard were flooded\"CAUSE:Flash floods caused by severe thunderstorms " NA NA "" 0 "13" 0 "82" "7-Oct-2001" "2" "14" NA "1808" 1807 125 "" "Indonesia  " "" "" "" "South Coast of Central Java - Regencies: Cilacap, Brebes and Banyumas" "" "8-Oct-01" "9-Oct-01" 2 "" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,260" 3.7 "\"At least 1,136 village homes and thousands of hectares of rice fields on the south coast of Central Java province, Indonesia, were submerged on Monday by massive floods following incessant rains over the past two days\" CAUSE:Heavy rains at the beginning of this year's wet season  " NA NA "" 0 "13" 0 "82" "8-Oct-2001" "2" "14" NA "1809" 1808 126 "" "Philippines " "" "" "" "Mindanao Island - Zamboanga city " "" "10-Oct-01" "10-Oct-01" 1 "4" "300" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "190" 2.3 "\"Four people were killed after floods caused by heavy rains hit the southern Philippines city of Zamboanga... Power was knocked out in large parts of the city and low-lying areas had to be evacuated during the rains on Wednesday\" CAUSE:Torrential rains triggered flashfloods" NA NA "" 0 "13" 0 "82" "10-Oct-2001" "2" "14" NA "1810" 1809 127 "" "North Korea " "" "" "" "Provinces: Kamvon Du, Kangwon, Hamkyong. Wonsan city " "" "9-Oct-01" "11-Oct-01" 3 "81" "60,000" "" "Brief torrential rain" 2 "13,150" 4.9 "\"Flood water submerged thousands of acres of farm land as well as 30,000 houses and public buildings\" \"orrential rains also damaged vast amounts of cropland just ahead of the fall harvest\"  No suitable Modis 250, Modis 9 or Landsat data located 'Worst rains for a century' CAUSE:Torrential rain and tidal waves HECTARES FLOODED: 32,110 acres in Kangwon province " NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "83" "9-Oct-2001" "2" "15" NA "1811" 1810 128 "" "Argentina" "Uruguay" "" "" "Argentina - Pampas. Provinces of Buenos Aires, La Pampa, Cordoba and Santa Fe. Salado River and tributaries. General Villegas district. --Uruguay - Soriano, Durazno, and Canelones departments. city of Treinta y Tres. Olimar river." "Argentina - Salado River and tributaries. --Uruguay - Olimar river." "1-Oct-01" "1-Dec-01" 62 "2" "14,500" "1,500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "627,900" 7.9 "\"La Nacion daily reported that five million hectares of farmland were flooded in La Pampa, Cordoba and Santa Fe. Meanwhile, DyN news agency said Thursday that Buenos Aires province has been hit by the heaviest rains recorded in history, destroying 3.5 million hectares of crops.\" \"In addition to economic losses mounting into the millions of dollars as a result of flooding in the country's richest 4 million hectares (10 million acres) of farm land, the rains have blocked eight main highways connecting areas of the district. ... In the General Villegas district, located in the heart of the so-called \"humid pampa,\" half of the 725,000 hectares (1.8 million acres) of land used to grow wheat are flooded. worst floods since 1914 DAMAGE: Argentina: 1,500,000,000 Uruguay: nd FATALITIES: Argentina:1 Uruguay: 1 DISPLACED:Argentina:14,000 Uruguay: 500 CAUSE:More than a month of heavy rains" NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "84" "1-Oct-2001" "3" "16" NA "1812" 1811 129 "" "India" "" "" "" "Andhra Pradesh State - Districts: Cuddpah, Kurnool, Guntur, Nellore, Chittoor, Anantapur. town of Panyam. Gundalakamma River. Inflows into Somasila and Buggavanka reservoirs were breached." "Gundalakamma River. Inflows into Somasila and Buggavanka reservoirs were breached." "16-Oct-01" "21-Oct-01" 6 "143" "50,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "87,380" 5.7 "\"Around 52 villages in Cuddapah district are completely marooned, leaving hundreds trapped\" \"Cuddpah collector Adar Sinha was removed for opening the flood gates of a dam without warning people about it.\" \"While 55,747 houses were damaged, there were 1,386 breaches in irrigation systems, he said adding crops in 1.25 lakh hectares were damaged and 650 cattle heads had perished.\" \"inflows into Somasila and Buggavanka reservoirs in Nellore and Cuddapah, which breached inundating several areas in the two districts causing huge loss of life and property\"CAUSE:\"flash floods, a cyclone and the heaviest rainfall in 40 years in southern India\"" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "85" "16-Oct-2001" "3" "17" NA "1813" 1812 130 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Illinois and Indiana -" "Wabash, White." "15-Oct-01" "19-Oct-01" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "17,270" 5.1 "\"Flooding is occurring on numerous rivers in Illinois and Indiana from heavy rain through week into weekend. Significant flooding is expected along the Wabash River in Indiana, river levels are expected to rise to as much as 9 feet above flood stage. This is unusually widespread October flooding which has not been seen since the 1920's in central and southern Indiana.\" \"Flood crests along the White River in Indiana will be among the highest recorded in October. Low agricultural lands will be flooded\" \"not been seen since the 1920's in central and southern Indiana.\"  CAUSE:Heavy rain causing \"unusually widespread October flooding\" " NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "86" "15-Oct-2001" "3" "18" NA "1814" 1813 131 "" "Bangladesh " "" "" "" "Satkhira District - Protapnagar, Chuibaria, Baiyarbil, Dighlarati and Chakla villages under Protapnagar union parishad in Assasuni upazila and Padmapukur, Pakhimari, Gorkumarper, Banyatala, Khutikata, Sonakhali, Baintala, Kedar Bazar, Chaulkhola and Chandipur. " "Kapatakha river" "17-Oct-01" "19-Oct-01" 3 "" "1,200" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "900" 3.4 "\"About 25 villages of two unions in two upazilas of Satkhira district have been inundates as flood water entered through a breach developed in the WAPDA embankment of Kapatakha river at Chuibaria area under Protapnagar union parishad in Assasuni upazila at midnight of Wednesday last.\" CAUSE:Breach of embankment at Chuibaria area " NA NA "" 0 "14" 0 "86" "17-Oct-2001" "3" "18" NA "1815" 1814 132 "" "France" "" "" "" "Drome and Upper Loire regions. Towns: Loriol, communities near the city of Valence. " "Loire river" "20-Oct-01" "21-Oct-01" 2 "2" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,860" 3.9 "\"More than 300 houses in the town of Loriol in the Drome region were flooded by more than a meter (more than three feet) of water overnight Saturday. The water caused the collapse of several of the 11th century ramparts which protected the town\"CAUSE:Violent storms" NA NA "" 0 "14" 0 "86" "20-Oct-2001" "3" "18" NA "1816" 1815 133 "" "Vietnam " "" "" "" "Central region of the country from Thua Thien-Hue province to Khanh Hoa province. Provinces - Quang Nam, Nghe An, Quang Tri, Quang Ngai, Phu Yen. \"Central River Systems\" town of Hoi An. Da Nang." "" "20-Oct-01" "24-Oct-01" 5 "39" " 10000" "4,700,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "72,000" 5.6 "\"The downpours halted the railway service on the North-South route for 30 hours as many railway sections and bridges in the central region of the country from Thua Thien-Hue province to Khanh Hoa province were flooded.\"CAUSE:Torrential weekend rains and lightning storms " NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "87" "20-Oct-2001" "3" "19" NA "1817" 1816 134 "" "UK " "" "" "" "East Anglia -  Cambridgeshire, Essex and Kent counties. Towns: Cambridge, Waterbeach, Braintree, Bourn, Colchester, Tyneside. Haverhill area of west Suffolk. Rivers: Cam, Colne, Roman, Stour." "" "21-Oct-01" "23-Oct-01" 3 "" " 90" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "5,680" 4.4 "\"Villages and towns in Cambridgeshire and Essex were especially badly-hit, with flood damage likely to run into hundreds of thousands of pounds\"  \"some areas of Kent, Cambridgeshire and Essex counties received up to 2.7 inches of rain in 24 hours - equivalent to the normal rainfall for the entire month of October\" \"heaviest rainfall in Cambridge for a century and the worst flooding for more than 20 years\" No suitable Modis 9 data locatedCAUSE:Incessant torrential rain on Sunday" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "88" "21-Oct-2001" "3" "20" NA "1818" 1817 135 "" "Indonesia " "" "" "" "Java - Puring, Brayan and Wayah areas in the Central Java district of Kebumen. Banyuwangi and Jember in East Java." "" "17-Oct-01" "27-Oct-01" 11 "20" "18,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,100" 4.4 "\"water reached a depth of two metres (6.6 feet) in some parts of Puring\" \"Downpour fallen for three days since last Friday in some regions in southern part of Central Java has forced the evacuation of local people, including 18,000 residents of Kebumen district.\"CAUSE:Days of rain - Java is entering the rainy season" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "89" "17-Oct-2001" "3" "21" NA "1819" 1818 136 "" "Honduras" "Nicaragua" "Cuba" "Jamaica" "Caribbean and Central America --Northern Honduras - Provinces: Gracias a Dios, Cortes, Atlantica, Colon. Mosquitia region. Cities: Palacios, Aguas, Bruce Laguna, Sangrelaya, Yoro, La Lima, San Pedro Sula, La Ceiba, Rio Abajo, Olanchito. --Northern Nicaragua - Puerto Cabezas --Cuba - Provinces: Matanzas, Cienfuegos, Villa Clara, Havana, Guantanamo, Holguin, Sancti Spiritus and Municipio Especial Isla de la Juventud. Cities: Varadero. Havana, Baracoa, Sagua. Rivers: Toa, Sagua. --Eastern Jamaica - St. Catherine, Portland and St. Mary parishes. Annotto Bay town." "Cuba - Toa, Sagua." "26-Oct-01" "15-Nov-01" 21 "19" "27,118,340" "18,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "69,950" 6.3 "Hurricane Michelle  \"The coastal region has been hit with as much rain in the last five days as it normally gets in six months ... This week's rains heavily damaged sugar, banana and cattle ranches in Honduras\" \"In Cuba, ... agricultural damage was particularly severe in the hard-hit central province of Matanzas, where 90,000 metric tons of oranges were lost in the storm.\" \"Nearly 90,000 people in northern Honduras and Nicaragua have been under water since storms began here Oct. 25. Some have been without food for days, officials said. In Honduras, relief workers have been unable to bring aid to Mosquitia for eight days\" Nicaragua \"The mayor of Puerto Cabezas told me that in 40 years, he's never seen rain like that.\" DAMAGE: Honduras: nd Nicaragua: nd Cuba: nd Jamaica: 18,000,000 FATALITIES: Honduras: 8 Nicaragua: 4 Cuba: 5 Jamaica: 2 DISPLACED: Honduras: 27,000 Nicaragua: 18,000 Cuba: 100,000 Jamaica: 340 CAUSE:Rainfall from tropical storm " NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "90" "26-Oct-2001" "4" "22" NA "1820" 1819 137 "" "Rwanda " "" "" "" "North-west Rwanda - Kijote settlement in Mutura district, north-west Gisenyi province " "" "30-Oct-01" "2-Nov-01" 4 "2" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,200" 3.7 " \"Heavy rains in north-west Rwanda have claimed two lives, killed five cows, four goats and left 953 families homeless, official sources in Kigali reported Friday\"CAUSE:Heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "90" "30-Oct-2001" "4" "22" -0.32 "1821" 1820 138 "" "Somalia " "" "" "" "Middle Jubba region - Jilib town area" "" "1-Nov-01" "14-Nov-01" 14 "" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,900" 4.7 "\"floods started Thursday and have already devastated the food reservoirs in the villages of Aaminey, Awrmaleh, Makayuri, Gandobelh, Bardhere-Oji and others, all in about 15 kilometers distance west of the main Jilib town. He said the floods have likewise washed away all crops and farms in the very vicinity whileCAUSE:Heavy rains in Neighboring Ethiopia" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "91" "1-Nov-2001" "0" "1" NA "1822" 1821 139 "" "Malaysia  " "" "" "" "Pahang - Raub district, Mentakab. Kampung Batu Kapor, Kampung Sungai Buloh and Taman Mentakab Indah. Rivers: Jelai, Semantan, Tembeling, Lipis. Perlis - Kampung Lembah Biak, Beseri. River: Sungai Jarum" "" "5-Nov-01" "12-Nov-01" 8 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,150" 4.8 "\"Rains in the interior over the past few days have caused the three rivers -- Sungai Jelai, Sungai Semantan and Sungai Tembeling -- to swell and overflow their banks. In Raub district, several low lying areas have been under between 0.5m and 1.0m of water after Sungai Semantan burst its banks\" CAUSE:\"Rains in the interior over the past few days\" " NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "92" "5-Nov-2001" "0" "2" NA "1823" 1822 140 "" "Philippines" "Vietnam" "" "" "Philippines:  Camiguin Island - Mahinog, Catarman, Sagay, Mambajao. Cebu Island - Toledo and Cebu cities Negros Island - Negros Occidental province. Panay Island - Capiz province Cagayan de Oro city on Mindanao Island. Central Vietnam: Phu Yen, Binh dinh, and Quang Ngai Provinces" "" "6-Nov-01" "9-Nov-01" 4 "320" "223,000" "47,700,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "610" 3.6 "Typhoon Lingling  BEGAN: Vietnam -11/12/01-11/13/01, philippines 11/6/01-11/09/01 -- \"In one area, there was a waist-high stretch of earth that peeled off from the mountain and covered the highway,\" Romualdo said. Military helicopter pilots flying overhead \"thought it was a riverbed. It turned out it was a highway covered with water and mud.\" \"This is the first time this has happened in Camiguin... that there are flash floods across the island\"  DAMAGE:Philippines: 22,700,000 Vietnam: 25,000,000 FATALITIES: Philippines: 300 Vietnam: 20 DISPLACED: Philippines: 183,000 Vietnam: 40,000 CAUSE:\"A surprise tropical storm\" " NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "92" "6-Nov-2001" "0" "2" NA "1824" 1823 141 "" "Caribbean " "" "" "" "Puerto Rico - throughout island. municipalities of Aguada, Aguadilla, Moca . Rivers: Rio Culebrinas, Rio Camuy, Rio Cibuco, Rio de Bayamon, Rio de la Plata, Rio Grande de Arecibo, Rio Grande de Loiza, Rio Grande de Manati, Rio Limon, Rio Piedras and Rio Tanama," "" "7-Nov-01" "15-Nov-01" 9 "" "250" "17,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,800" 4.9 "\"Authorities reported about 120 landslides, and rivers throughout the island were flooding their banks ... floodwaters have swept away bridges, damaged hundreds of homes and forced more than 250 people to stay in emergency shelters... The rains have caused an estimated dlrs 17 million in damage to banana, coffee and other crops\" CAUSE:Rains from first cold-front of the season over Puerto Rico" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "93" "7-Nov-2001" "0" "3" NA "1825" 1824 142 "" "Algeria " "" "" "" "Algiers city and surrounding towns- Districts: Bab el Oued, Triolet, Ain Benina, Oued Korich, Rais, Hamidou, Hammamet. Frais Vallon region. Other towns: Chlef, Tipaza, Relizane, Tiaret, Tlemcen, Mascara, Ain Tenouchent, Bourmerdes, Oran, Mostaganem, Medea, Tizi-Ousou." "" "10-Nov-01" "14-Nov-01" 5 "711" "24,000" "300,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "970" 3.9 "\"The 36-hour downpour began last Friday, setting off mudslides that plowed through several of the hilly capital's working-class neighborhoods, collapsing buildings, blocking roads, overturning vehicles and knocking out power. Thousands of families were forced to leave their homes ... The flood followed a prolonged drought that had forced water-rationing since mid-October. \" \"worst flash flood in decades\" \"one of worst natural disasters in four decades\" \"the country's worst ever floods\" CAUSE:36 hour downpour causing mudslides and flooding " NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "93" "10-Nov-2001" "0" "3" NA "1826" 1825 143 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Central Texas - Edwards Plateau, Austin and San Antonio areas. Counties: Edwards, Williamson, Blanco, Real. Towns: Austin, Rocksprings, Blanco, Asherton, Three Rivers, Mathis, Bastrop, Refugio. " "Nueces, Colorado, Guadalupe, Mission, Frio, San Antonio Oso Creek in Corpus Christi, Yegya Creek." "15-Nov-01" "19-Nov-01" 5 "10" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,730" 4.6 "\"As much as 12 inches of rain was reported on the Edwards Plateau west of San Antonio\" \"Up to 13 inches of rain fell in parts of Texas on Thursday and early Friday, breaking daily records in Austin and San Antonio\"CAUSE:Flash flooding from heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "94" "15-Nov-2001" "0" "4" NA "1827" 1826 144 "" "Uganda " "" "" "" "Masaka district: Kyazanga " "" "15-Nov-01" "16-Nov-01" 2 "" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,200" 3.4 "\"Over 300 families in Kyazanga, Uganda's central district of Masaka, were left homeless after a three-day heavy downpour. The most affected area was Kyazanga trading center where huge properties were destroyed by the rains\" CAUSE:Three-day heavy downpour " NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "94" "15-Nov-2001" "0" "4" NA "1828" 1827 145 "" "Philippines " "" "" "" "Negros Island - 23 villages in Negros Occidental province " "" "19-Nov-01" "21-Nov-01" 3 "" "29,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,240" 4.3 "\"The civil defense office said 23 villages in Negros Occidental province were affected and more than 4,800 families were forced into 218 evacuation centers in the area 310 miles southeast of Manila. At least eight houses were destroyed there and 49 were damaged\" CAUSE:Several days of heavy rains " NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "95" "19-Nov-2001" "0" "5" NA "1829" 1828 146 "" "Brazil  " "" "" "" "Espirito Santo State - 44 of the state's 78 municipalities" "" "19-Nov-01" "23-Nov-01" 5 "12" "5,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "45,210" 5.5 "\"Espirito Santo Gov. Jose Ignacio Ferreira has declared a state of emergency in 44 of the east-central state's 78 municipalities, and the army has been called in to build emergency bridges to areas cut off by the flooding.\"  \"the rains were the heaviest in decades, with more rain falling in two days than in the average month. \"  CAUSE:A week of torrential rains causing flooding and mudslides" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "96" "19-Nov-2001" "0" "6" NA "1830" 1829 147 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern US --Eastern Arkansas - Counties: Arkansas, Bradley, Chicot, Cleveland, Crittenden, Desha, Drew, Lincoln and Phillips. Towns: Dumas, West Memphis, Helena, West Helena and Marvell, Lake Village, Dermott and Eudora. --Western and central Tennessee - Counties: Shelby, Stewart, Perry, Gibson, Montgomery, Henry, Houston, Benton, Humphreys, Hickman Lewis, Wayne, Fayette. Towns: Memphis, Camden, Centerville, Clarksville, Dickson, Dover, Erin, Linden, Tennessee Ridge, Waverly, Waynesboro, Jackson. --Western Kentucky - Counties: Trigg, Christian, Calloway. Towns: Hopkinsville, Fort Campbell. --Mississippi - Sunflower County. Parchman, West. Mississippi Delta. --Southwest Lousiana - Parishes: Calcasieu, Southeast Beauregard. --Texas - Nueces River" "Arkansas - Saint Francis, Cache, Ouachita -- --Tennessee - North and South Forks of the Forked Deer, Hatchie, Obion, Wolf, Harpeth, Little Tallahatchie. --Kentucky - Little, Green, Clark. --Mississippi - Big Black, Big Sunflower, Chickaswhay, Tallahatchie, Tombigbee, Yalobusha and Yazoo; Tallahala Creek --Lousiana - Boeuf, Calcasieu and West Fork of the Calcasieu, Little and Whisky Chitto; Bayou Nezpique --Texas - Nueces River" "28-Nov-01" "7-Dec-01" 10 "1" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "132,300" 6.3 "\"Heavy rain from Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee caused major flooding. Scores of roads were closed and hundreds of homes and businesses were drenched. Hundreds of motorists and residents across the region had to be rescued from stranded cars and inundated homes. One vehicles related death was reported in Tennessee.\" \"Arkansas County had about 250 roads under water and 15-30 culverts washed out. Fifty homes in West Memphis flooded. About two dozen homes around Helena, West Helena and Marvell were flooded\"  Memphis \"Four hundred people were evacuated Wednesday night after torrential rain left water up to six feet deep in some homes\" Quikscat comments \"Flooding is still indicated December 6 in eastern Arkansas, western Mississippi, and western Tennesee. It is somewhat more intense than was the case December 1. Conditions in Illinois and Indiana where negative polarization ratios have also been occurring are now somewhat drier.\" \"Rainfall since Nov. 24, a saturating 20 inches in some places, has led to widespread flooding throughout the Delta ... \"Thousands of acres are under water,\" said Leon Shaifer, deputy director for the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency\" \"the deluge that hit Memphis as a \"50-year rainfall.\" \"record flooding on Little Tallahatchie River at Etta, TN  CAUSE:\"More than 12 inches of rain fell between Tuesday and Friday morning in eastern Arkansas\" " NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "97" "28-Nov-2001" "1" "7" NA "1831" 1830 148 "" "Greece" "" "" "" "Eastern Aegean Sea Islands Greek island of Samos -  town of Karlovassi. Southeastern Pythagorion region." "" "29-Nov-01" "29-Nov-01" 1 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "480" 2.7 "\"Violent rain \"of unprecedented intensity\" hit the island at midnight and was still falling on Thursday morning\" ... \"caused widespread flooding and extensive damage\" ... \"Hundreds of homes, shops and businesses were flooded at dawn in the island's main town\" \"the average rainfall per square meter in Icel since the beginning of December was more than four times greater than the monthly average in the last 50 years\" CAUSE:Heavy rains causing landslides and flooding" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "97" "29-Nov-2001" "1" "7" NA "1832" 1831 149 "" "Turkey " "" "" "" "Provinces: Icel, Adana. Towns: Erdemli , Mersin, Tarsus, Antalya, Izmir." "" "2-Dec-01" "9-Dec-01" 8 "5" "570" "25,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "14,880" 5.3 "\"Three people were killed as floods drenched hundreds of homes and businesses in coastal Turkish cities .... Waters swept away roads, a bridge and a highway and overturned vehicles, carrying some into the sea\"  \"The floods, which also caused mudslides, damaged vast sweeps of agricultural land, cut power networks and blocked roads in the province as well as in neighboring Adana.\"CAUSE:Heavy rains causing mudslides and flooding" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "98" "2-Dec-2001" "1" "8" NA "1833" 1832 150 "" "Malaysia " "" "" "" "Sabah - Membakut Sub District, Kampung Brunai, Kampung Bingkulas, Kampung Pimping and Kampung Baitam. " "Sungai Membakut River.  " "4-Dec-01" "7-Dec-01" 4 "" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "745" 3.5 "\"More than 6,000 people in four kampungs in Sabah's Membakut Sub District have been cut off by floods since Tuesday.\" CAUSE:Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "98" "4-Dec-2001" "1" "8" NA "1834" 1833 151 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "River Dez near Andimeshk city in Khuzestan province. Genaveh town in Bushehr province." "River Dez " "5-Dec-01" "5-Dec-01" 1 "6" "" "5,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "500" 2.7 "\"Resulting flooding of the River Dez killed six people near the city of Andimeshk, in Khuzestan province, some 450 kilometers southwest of Tehran, ... Damage estimates had not been completed and rescue operations were continuing...\"  CAUSE:Torrential rain has fallen across Iran for three days, causing flash floods in many areas. 30,000 ha of farmlands in Bushehr province" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "98" "5-Dec-2001" "1" "8" NA "1835" 1834 152 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Visayas region - Cebu: Metro Cebu, Cebu city, Mandaue city, Naga town, Sitio Sapa-Sapa. Leyte: Tacloban City, Abuyog, MacArthur, Palo, Burauen and Dagami. Capiz: Panit-an and Mambusao towns. Negros Occidental.0" "" "5-Dec-01" "7-Dec-01" 3 "2" "10,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "2,800" 3.9 "Tropical Storm Kajiki  \"In Metro Cebu, the non-stop downpour since Wednesday morning caused heavy floods in eight downtown villages and caused landslides in three mountain villages of Cebu City. Six villages were also flooded in Mandaue City\"CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "98" "5-Dec-2001" "1" "8" NA "1836" 1835 153 "" "South Africa " "" "" "" "Northeastern South Africa  - Lydenburg in Mpumalanga Province." "Sterkspruit, Dorps," "11-Dec-01" "12-Dec-01" 2 "5" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,930" 3.6 "\"the flash boards above a dam wall opened when Sterkspruit river overflowed releasing about 2,000 cubic metres of water into the town ...About an hour later the Sterkspruit overflowed and various streets close to the business centre were engulfed by water. \"CAUSE:Heavy rain caused a river and dam to overflow" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "98" "11-Dec-2001" "1" "8" NA "1837" 1836 154 "" "Colombia" "Ecuador" "" "" "Colombia - Valle Del Cauca: Cali city and Tulua town. Cauca River. --Ecuador - Quito city" "Colombia - Cauca" "13-Dec-01" "14-Dec-01" 2 "8" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,300" 4 "\"Heavy rains killed five people in western Colombia Thursday, including three children who died when their school bus overturned on a flooded highway. The two others died when a rain-swollen river swept away their homes in Cali,\" FATA;ITIES: Columbia: 5 Ecuador: 3CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "99" "13-Dec-2001" "1" "9" NA "1838" 1837 155 "" "Mozambique " "" "" "" "Southern Mozambique - Jangamo peninsula - Inhambane area " "" "15-Dec-01" "16-Dec-01" 2 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "210" 2.6 "\"The southern Mozambican city of Inhambane is virtually cut off from the rest of the country by road due to flooding in the Jangamo peninsula,\" CAUSE:Above normal rainfall (460.36mm of rain fell in October and November)" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "99" "15-Dec-2001" "1" "9" NA "1839" 1838 156 "" "Turkey" "Greece" "" "" "Southern Turkey - Cities: Izmir, Mersin. Towns: Kumluca, Kirkkavak --Greece - Achaia region: River Diakoniaris in port city of Patras." "Greece - Diakoniaris" "16-Dec-01" "18-Dec-01" 3 "9" "600" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "305" 3 "\"Heavy rainfall in southern Turkey and Izmir has flooded hundreds of homes and shops\" 12/18 \"Floods and blizzards wreaked a third straight day of havoc in Turkey on Tuesday, with at least eight more people found dead as most of the nation was paralyzed by the weather. \"  FATALITIES: 9 DISPLACED: Turkey: 300 Greece: 300CAUSE:Storms and floods" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "99" "16-Dec-2001" "1" "9" NA "1840" 1839 157 "" "Zimbabwe " "" "" "" "Most rivers in the southern provinces have burst their banks" "" "16-Dec-01" "18-Dec-01" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "35,650" 5 "\"Incessant heavy rains in the past week have caused most rivers in the south of the country to burst their banks, and dams to spill, raising fears of flooding.\" CAUSE: Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "100" "16-Dec-2001" "1" "10" NA "1841" 1840 158 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Arkansas - Paris area of Saline County. Higginson and McRae in White County. Camden area. Rivers: Black, Buffalo, Cache, Ouachita, Saline and White. --Texas - Lamar County. Normangee. Areas northeast of Dallas. Rivers: Navasota, Sulphur, Trinity, Sabine, Chambers Creek. --Southern Indiana - White River and the East Fork of the White River Wabash River in Indiana and Illinois --Mississippi - Big Black River --Oklahoma - Big Cedar area in Le Flore County. Mississippi Delta" "Arkansas - Black, Buffalo, Cache, Ouachita, Saline and White. --Texas - Navasota, Sulphur, Trinity, Sabine, Chambers Creek. --Indiana - White River and the East Fork of the White River Wabash River in Indiana and Illinois --Mississippi - Big Black River Mississippi Delta" "17-Dec-01" "25-Dec-01" 9 "3" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "42,270" 5.6 "Dec 18 \"While rain has let up, runoff will keep rivers in flood from eastern Texas through Alabama on the south and through Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio in theCAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "101" "17-Dec-2001" "1" "11" NA "1842" 1841 159 "" "D R Congo " "" "" "" "Equateur Province, Mbandaka." "" "1-Dec-01" "14-Dec-01" 14 "" "13,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,270" 4.7 "\" \"Families have lost their belongings, including crops, livestock and household goods,\" an OCHA field officer reported ...\"Houses have been destroyed, entire villages have been evacuated, and people are living in the open,\" \" CAUSE:Heavy rains and flooding " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "102" "1-Dec-2001" "1" "12" NA "1843" 1842 160 "" "Malaysia " "" "" "" "Terengganu - districts of Besut, Setiu, Hulu Terengganu and Kemaman. Kelantan - Jeli, Kampung Kalai, Kampung Jeli Lama." "" "16-Dec-01" "19-Dec-01" 4 "" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,460" 4.8 "Jeli: \"At the height of yesterday's floods, the two villages as other low-lying areas in Kelantan were under 1.5 metres of water\" CAUSE:Heavy rain " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "103" "16-Dec-2001" "1" "13" NA "1844" 1843 161 "" "South Africa " "" "" "" "KwaZulu Natal Province - Ingwavuma, Ubombo, Jozini. Ladysmith and Scottburgh areas. Mpumalanga Province - Greater Tubatse and Thembisile Municipalities." "" "19-Dec-01" "22-Dec-01" 4 "3" "300" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "752" 3.5 "\"Three areas were hit by an hour long storm and flash floods in KwaZulu Natal on Wednesday night, leaving at least three people dead\" \"About 30 families have been left homeless following floods in the Greater Tubatse and Thembisile Municipalities in Mpumalanga on Wednesday night.\"CAUSE:Storms and flash floods" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "103" "19-Dec-2001" "1" "13" NA "1845" 1844 162 "" "Malaysia" "" "" "" "Pahang - Districts: Kuantan, Jerantut, Temerloh, Maran, Kuala Lipis, Pekan, Rompin. Towns: Taman Sungai Isap, Permatang Badak, Taman Murn. --Kelantan - Districts: Gua Musang, Kuala Krai. Towns: Kampung Baru, Kampoung Limau Kasturi, Kampung Kerinting and Kampung Ciku Tujuh. --Terengganu - District: Kemaman, Dungun and Hulu Terengganu. Towns: Kampung Air Putih, Kampung Teladas and Kampung Tanah Lot. --Johor (flooding begins 12/28) - Districts: Johor Baharu, Pontian, Kluang, Kota Tinggi and Batu Pahat" "Pahang - Pahang. --Kelantan - Galas, Lebir, Kelantan. --Terengganu - Kemaman, Dungun, Berang Kertih." "22-Dec-01" "3-Jan-02" 13 "11" "18,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "22,940" 5.7 "\"Besides flooding the villages, the heavy rain, which started Friday and lasted more than 48 hours, had caused the Sungai Galas to overflow its banks and flood most of the roads in town last night. \" \"Most of those evacuated are from villages and towns in Pahang that were submerged under waters up to seven meters high after nearby rivers overflowed due to more than 24 hours of continuous rain.\" \"Torrential rains brought by the Northeast Monsoon make the five months between November and March the wettest in many parts of peninsular Malaysia and neighboring southern Thailand. But officials say this year's monsoon season has been unusually heavy\" Jan 3 \"The floods in Kuantan which started about two weeks ago were said to be the worst in 30 years\" CAUSE:Heavy seasonal rains" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "104" "22-Dec-2001" "1" "14" NA "1846" 1845 163 "" "Morocco" "" "" "" "Settat and Essaouira regions - Settat, Berrechid industrial zone. Boumoussa River" "" "23-Dec-01" "26-Dec-01" 4 "15" "300" "2,200,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,400" 4.4 "\"...record rainfalls of up to 160 mm in the last 24 hours. Rainfalls of above 200 mm were also reported in northern Morocco.\" \"The rain came after three successive years of drought in the north African country\"CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "105" "23-Dec-2001" "1" "15" NA "1847" 1846 164 "" "Brazil " "" "" "" "Rio de Janeiro State - Rio de Janeiro city area, Petropolis, Baixada Fluminense, Paracambi and Duque de Caxias." "" "24-Dec-01" "25-Dec-01" 2 "60" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "9,990" 4.5 "\"The mountain town of Petropolis suffered the most extensive damage, and several low-lying Rio suburbs were flooded when rivers burst their banks.\" \"worst flooding Brazil has seen in 30 years\" CAUSE:Torrential rain causing mudslides and floods " NA NA "" 0 "16" 1 "106" "24-Dec-2001" "1" "16" NA "1848" 1847 165 "" "Thailand " "" "" "" "Nakhon Si Thammarat Province - five districts" "" "24-Dec-01" "24-Dec-01" 1 "" "25,000" "296,800" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,520" 3.9 "\"Damages from the flooding, which swept across some 104 roads, were thought to have caused almost 13 million baht (296,800 dollars)\" CAUSE:Heavy rain causes flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "16" 0 "106" "24-Dec-2001" "1" "16" NA "1849" 1848 166 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Amazon region. Padre Abad province. Aguaytia and Negro rivers" "" "26-Dec-01" "29-Dec-01" 4 "6" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "272,800" 6 "\"Heavy rains since last week have caused rivers in the region northeast of Lima to overflow their banks\"CAUSE:Heavy rains causing floods and mudslides" NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "107" "26-Dec-2001" "2" "17" NA "1850" 1849 167 "" "Turkey " "" "" "" "Northwestern Turkey - Istanbul, Bursa." "Ergene River." "25-Dec-01" "26-Dec-01" 2 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,700" 4.1 "\"...a man was killed when he was swept away by the flood-engorged waters of the Ergene river in northwest Turkey. Several hunters near the shore of river were rescued by military helicopters from trees they'd climbed to escape the flood\"CAUSE:Heavy rain" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "108" "25-Dec-2001" "2" "18" NA "1851" 1850 168 "" "Syria" "" "" "" "Northwestern Syria - Latakia province - Hafah town." "" "27-Dec-01" "28-Dec-01" 2 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "290" 2.9 "\"Heavy rains caused torrents of water to sweep through the town of Hafah on Thursday and Friday ...Most buildings in the town had their ground floors flooded ...Many orchards and vegetable fields were also inundated\" \"...described the floods as the worst in Latakia province for 30 years\" CAUSE:Heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "17" 0 "108" "27-Dec-2001" "2" "18" NA "1852" 1851 169 "" "Indonesia " "" "" "" "Sumatra - North Sumatra Province. Regencies: Asahan, Deli Serdang, Langkat, Tebingtinggi. Towns: Medan, Lubuk Pakam, Stabat. Rivers: Deli, Denai, Babura, Putih, Sulang-saling, Belumai, Percut, Asahan. --Sulawesi - South Sulawesi Province. Gowa district." "Sumatra - Deli, Denai, Babura, Putih, Sulang-saling, Belumai, Percut, Asahan." "28-Dec-01" "1-Jan-02" 5 "9" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,125" 4.7 "\"The flood inundated 19,306 houses as Deli, Babura and Denai Rivers flowing through the city [Medan] with a population of two million overflowed\" ... \"The Asahan river has washed out roads and destroyed at least one major bridge\" ... \"The worst-hit was probably Lubuk Pakam, Deli Serdang regency. Hundreds of houses and a vast farming area were submerged\" Flood in Medan \"worst in the past few years\" CAUSE:Heavy rains causing floods and mudslides" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "109" "28-Dec-2001" "2" "19" NA "1853" 1852 170 "" "France" "Germany" "" "" "Northeastern France - Vosges region Germany - Black Forest Region " "" "29-Dec-01" "30-Dec-01" 2 "" "240" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,380" 4.3 "\"In other parts of the hard-hit Vosges region, rescue workers in scuba gear worked overnight Saturday to evacuate 60 families from their homes, TF1 and LCI television reported. Flood waters in some towns rose as high as 32 inches\"  \"In the Black Forest, rivers burst their banks on Saturday night and water levels reached their highest point for more than a decade\" DISPLACED: France: 240 CAUSE:Storms across Europe " NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "110" "29-Dec-2001" "2" "20" NA "1854" 1853 171 "" "China " "" "" "" "City of Wuhai in western Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region - ice flood on the Yellow River " "Yellow" "17-Dec-01" "18-Dec-01" 2 "" "4,000" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "17,370" 4.5 "\"In a matter of 15 minutes, an ice flood in the Yellow River, caused by melting ice and strong winds, crushed dams and pummelled Wuhai. Two hours later, five villages were destroyed. Officials with the information department of Wuhai said ice floods have probably happened every year in the past, but recent high temperatures thawed the ice layers in upper reaches of the river faster than anticipated.\" CAUSE:\"Ice flood caused by melting ice and strong winds\"" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "111" "17-Dec-2001" "2" "21" NA "1855" 1854 1 "" "Malawi" "" "" "" "Districts: Blantyre, Chikwawa, Dedza, Karonga, Kasungu, Machinga, Mangochi, Nkhotakota, Nsanje, Salima and Zomba." "Mwanza, Lower Shire, Dzongwe" "29-Dec-01" "5-Mar-02" 67 "1" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,860" 5.4 "\"... huge tracts of crop fields and several homes have been destroyed by the flooding\" On Jan 8 flooding spread to Salima, Karonga and Dedza districts.Feb 5 \"Floods have hit 11 of Malawi's 27 districts\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "112" "29-Dec-2001" "2" "22" -0.03 "1856" 1855 2 "" "Romania" "Hungary" "" "" "Dozens of villages in the Apuseni Mountains. Also minor flooding along Tisza tributaries Kraszna and Tur in Northeastern Hungary." "Kraszna, Tur" "2-Jan-02" "4-Jan-02" 3 "" "120" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "4,520" 4.1 "\"In western Romania, however, temperatures rose, melting ice and snow in the Apuseni Mountains. Dozens of villages nearby were flooded and some 30 families were stranded.\"CAUSE:Snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "2-Jan-2002" "0" "1" NA "1857" 1856 3 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "South Sulawesi - Gowa District. Jonjo village in Parangloe subdistrict, Manuju village in Tinggi Moncong subdistrict, Tamarunang village in Somba Opu subdistrict. Makassar city" "Jeneberang" "1-Jan-02" "4-Jan-02" 4 "5" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,560" 4.3 "\"The flooding and landslides also left six houses destroyed and caused two bridges to collapse. Floodwaters were 1.5 meters high at Tamarunang village in Somba Opu subdistrict near the river on Tuesday. Hundreds of houses and farmland was also submerged in Gowa.\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "2" "1-Jan-2002" "0" "2" NA "1858" 1857 4 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Goias old city. " "Rio Vermelho" "2-Jan-02" "4-Jan-02" 3 "" "" "7,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "780" 3.7 "\"At least 80 historically importantbuildings were destroyed or damaged when the Rio Vermelho spilled over its banks into Goias' old city ... A wooden cross that Goias' first settlers erected more than 300 years ago also was carried off by the floodwaters.\" No suitable Landsat 7 data locatedCAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "2" "2-Jan-2002" "0" "2" NA "1859" 1858 5 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao Island - Provinces: Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Sur, Compostella Valley, Davao del Sur, Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental. Davao city, Caraga. " "" "4-Jan-02" "7-Jan-02" 4 "9" "95,000" "392,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,420" 4.7 "\"Rain has been falling since New Year's Eve ... More than 200,000 people have been affected by the rains which have caused flooding and swollen rivers in several provinces in the southern Philippines\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "3" "4-Jan-2002" "0" "3" NA "1860" 1859 6 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "North Sulawesi - Sangihe Talaud Regency and Siau Island. Villages: Apengsimbeka, Tahuna, Pokol, Ulung Peliang, Malale, Tarorane and Bebali." "" "5-Jan-02" "7-Jan-02" 3 "4" "240" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "220" 2.8 "\"Landslides and floods that hit several villages in the regency of Sangihe Talaud in North Sulawesi ... destroyed62 houses and forced hundreds to seek refuge ... Mudflows from the Karangetan volcano have worsened the situation\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "3" "5-Jan-2002" "0" "3" NA "1861" 1860 7 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Southern Sumatra Province. Dempo Utara region. Pengentaan River. Pagaralam, Kerinjing. Also Baru River in Palembang city." "Baru" "8-Jan-02" "12-Jan-02" 5 "22" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,490" 3.9 "\"Worst affected was the region of Dempo Utara where all the fatalities occurred from the flooding and in landslides which swept away homes.\" No suitable Landsat 7 data locatedCAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "3" "8-Jan-2002" "0" "3" NA "1862" 1861 8 "" "Ghana" "" "" "" "Accra city." "" "6-Jan-02" "8-Jan-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "870" 3.4 "\"experts have identified inadequate drainage as the major cause of flooding in the region\"No suitable Landsat 7 data locatedCAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "3" "6-Jan-2002" "0" "3" NA "1863" 1862 9 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Krasnodar - Krasnodar Territory. Temryuk city, Prikubanskoye. Anapa, Slavyansk and Temryuk Districts. Villages: Shaparsky and Grivenskaya. Kuban River. Protoka River in the area of Grivenskaya." "Kuban, Protoka" "6-Jan-02" "23-Jan-02" 18 "1" "3,000" "64,000,000" "Snowmelt" 1.5 "9,580" 5.4 "\"The inundation was caused by a sharp rise of water -- up to 2.5 meters -- in the Kuban river whose estuary is covered by ice. This is 60 centimeters higher than the critical mark... Measures are now being taken to increase the discharge of water from the Kuban to the Sea of Azov. Blasts are made by three groups ...They have to break the ice cap at the river estuary to increase the discharge of water into the sea.\" No suitable Landsat 7 data located CAUSE:Snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "4" "6-Jan-2002" "0" "4" NA "1864" 1863 10 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Provinces: Fars, Bushehr, Dashtestan, Khouzistan, Kerman. Cities: Shiraz, Bushehr, Dashtestan" "" "11-Jan-02" "13-Jan-02" 3 "11" "" "59,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "59,660" 5.3 "\"The amount of rainfall in Bushehr is the highest in 28 years\" \"Shiraz, the capital of the Fars Province, is worst hit and most of the city has been inundated...In another southern province of Bushehr, floods hit more than 20 villages after several rivers burst their banks... while another city of Dashtestan and several villages in the province have been totally inundated. HA FLOODED: 18,360 ha of farmlands in Farz Province -- CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "5" "11-Jan-2002" "0" "5" NA "1865" 1864 11 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "North Sumatra - Medan city. Subdistricts: Sunggal, Labuhan Deli, Amplas, Percut Sei Tuan, Medan Baru and Medan Denai. " "Bubura, Deli, Percut, Belawan, Tuntungan, Sunggal" "13-Jan-02" "18-Jan-02" 6 "13" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,170" 4.4 "\"The ongoing floods started after heavy rains on Sunday night swelled water levels of the main rivers in the city.\" \"the exodus of residents continues as floodwaters measuring up to three meters deep flooded their homes.\" \"The residents accused the local authorities of failing to curb deforestation in the upstream areas of several rivers running through Medan and of neglecting other measures to prevent floods\"No suitable Landsat 7 data locatedCAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "6" "13-Jan-2002" "0" "6" NA "1866" 1865 12 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java - Jakarta city. Kapuk area. Kebon Bawang in North Jakarta." "Buntu, Lagoa" "15-Jan-02" "26-Jan-02" 12 "" "3,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "810" 4 "\"Flooding, primarily caused by the deliberate destruction of a dam, swamped 800 metres of Jakarta's airport tollway, effectively cutting off the capital from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on Tuesday\" \"The meteorological office has warned that Jakarta and its surrounding areas can expect heavy rain until early next month\" \"the floods covered over hundreds of hectares in the five mayoralties\" Worst floods in 5 years No suitable Landsat 7 data locatedCAUSE:Dam break" NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "6" "15-Jan-2002" "0" "6" NA "1867" 1866 13 "" "Senegal" "" "" "" "Saint Louis Region - Districts: Podor, Dagana and Matam. Louga Region - Districts: Kébémer, Linguère and Louga " "" "9-Jan-02" "12-Jan-02" 4 "28" "80,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "62,710" 5.4 "\"Cold and windy rains in the district of Podor demolished close to 20,000 houses in 213 villages and killed more than 380,000 heads of sheep, goats and cattle. Rains also washed away 2,438 hectares of crops, including 1800 tons of rice in Podor and 991 tons in Dagana district. Infrastructures were also adversely affected.\"No suitable Landsat 7 data located CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "7" "9-Jan-2002" "0" "7" NA "1868" 1867 14 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Tennesse - Towns: Knoxville, Cookeville, Lebanon, McMinnville. --Kentucky - McLean County. --Northern Alabama - Counties: Towns: Florence." "Tennessee: Duck, Harpeth, Sequatchie, Hurricane Creek --Kentucky: Kentucky --Alabama: Tennessee, Paint Rock, Flint, Black Warrior" "23-Jan-02" "29-Jan-02" 7 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "87,110" 5.8 "\"More than 8 inches of rain has fallen in some areas since Wednesday, swamping roads, spilling creeks over their banks, damaging homes and forcing schools to close\"\"...the Duck River in Columbia was forecast to crest at 48 feet - 16 feet above flood stage - by afternoon. Murphy said that would be the highest crest at Columbia since 1975\"\"In Lawrence County, on the Alabama border in Middle Tennessee, 40 roads and six bridges were damaged or destroyed because of high waters\"No suitable Landsat 7 data locatedCAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "8" "23-Jan-2002" "0" "8" NA "1869" 1868 15 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Hawaii - Maui Island - Waiehu Stream Oahu - Kapakahi Stream in Waialae. Ka'au Crater area. Honolulu - Makiki Stream. Big Island - Papaaloa" "Waiehu Stream Oahu, Kapakahi Stream in Waialae. Makiki Stream" "26-Jan-02" "28-Jan-02" 3 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "660" 3.3 "\"More than six inches of rain Saturday turned usually placid and picturesque mountain streams into rushing torrents that cut off roads and hiking trails across the state.\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "0" 0 "8" "26-Jan-2002" "0" "8" NA "1870" 1869 16 "" "Lithuania" "" "" "" "Silute, Klaipeda and Kretinga districts and the Pagegiai municipality. Silute district. " "Minija, Nemunas" "27-Jan-02" "2-Feb-02" 7 "" "" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "2,860" 4.3 "\"In the region around Panemune, Lithuania the Nemunas River rose 1.31 meters over a 24-hour period, in large part due to run-off from banks. Natural ice dams had left large amounts of ice on the banks of the river there.\" Feb1 \"The number of flooded farmsteads has grown from 80 to 145 over the past 24 hours, with 422 people living in the flooded houses\"CAUSE:Snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "9" "27-Jan-2002" "0" "9" NA "1871" 1870 17 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java Island - Jakarta City and satellite towns. East Java - Districts: Bondowoso, Situbonda. Sampang, Surabaya, Mojokerto, Lumajang, Sidoarjo, Bojonegoro, Besuki. ---Northern Coast of Central Java - Pekalongan, Kudus and Batang. Bali Island - dike burst in northern Buleleng Regency on 1/29. also Klungkung and Gianyar regencies. Madura Island, East Java province - Kemuning river in Sampang district. Sampang town. --South Sulawesi - Parepare. --Sumatra Island - Banda Aceh city in Aceh. Jambi Province. Bengkulu. Tanjung Jaya village in Teluk Segara subdistrict. Musi Banyuasin regency. --Borneo Island - Pontianak city in West Kalimantan. Landak Regency. --East Nusa Tenggara Province - Belu regency. Kalabahi in Alor District. Rivers: . --West Timor - Atambua" "Ciliwung, Pasanggrahan, Citarum, Cipunagara, Rambipuji, Kali Sambong, Kali Gelis, Kali Sampean, Petanu, Binuang, Muara Bangkahulu, Manna, Musi, Benenain, Motadelek" "27-Jan-02" "12-Feb-02" 17 "147" "380,000" "20,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "41,000" 6.1 "Jan30: \"Between 15 to 20 percent of Jakarta was under water on Wednesday afternoon\" Jan31: \"In Jakarta alone, some 40,000 houses were flooded, authorities said. Water in most places began to subside, but floodwaters remained as high as 2 metersin some parts of Jakarta\"\"At least three people were killed and another three missing after a dike burst on the resort-island of Bali due to the continued heavy rains on Tuesday\" \"Meteorological forecasts predict the heavy rains could continue till the end of next February\"Feb 3: \"Torrential rains pounded Jakarta and its adjacent highland suburbs in Depok and Bogor on Friday night, causing the floodwater, which had been receding the day before, to rise again and even reach areas previously regarded as untouchable, flooding them to a depth of 1.5 meters.\"\"At least 75 people have died in the devastating floods in the densely-populated East Java province ... floods and landslides following heavy rains since late last month have killed 75 people ... the worst-hit district was Bondowoso, where 42 people died. \" Worst floods in 30 years. No suitable Landsat 7 data located for Java -- HA FLOODED: 40,000 hectares of rice fields in West Java. 6,000 hectares of cocoa plantations in South Sulawesi - CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "10" "27-Jan-2002" "1" "10" NA "1872" 1871 18 "" "S. India" "" "" "" "Southern Tamil Nadu State -  Cauvery Delta districts. Kallanai, Tamirabarani and Kumbakarai falls, Madurai, Pudukottai and Thanjavur, Rameswaram town." "" "2-Feb-02" "5-Feb-02" 4 "11" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "35,590" 5.2 "\"The death toll in the torrential rains has gone up to 11 with seven more persons dying at various places in the southern parts of Tamil Nadu since Saturday\"No suitable Landsat 7 data locatedCAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "1" 1 "11" "2-Feb-2002" "1" "11" NA "1873" 1872 19 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Minas Gerais State - Santo Antonio and Todos os Santos rivers in Teofilo Otoni city" "Todos, Santos" "3-Feb-02" "5-Feb-02" 3 "10" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,250" 3.8 "\"The rains swelled the Santo Antonio and the Todos os Santos rivers, which run through the city of Teofilo Otoni, destroying a bridge and causing heavy flooding in six neighborhoods in the city\"No suitable Landsat 7 data locatedCAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "11" "3-Feb-2002" "1" "11" NA "1874" 1873 20 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "North - Provinces: Tumbes, Cajamarca. Chillon River. --Central - Provinces: Huanuco, Junin and Lima. Lima city. Chacrasana, Jicamarca, Quirio, Nicolas de Pierola, Pedregal, Huaycan. Rimac River --South - Provinces: Cusco and Arequipa. Ca ete River" "Chillon, Rimac, Ca ete" "4-Feb-02" "15-Feb-02" 12 "6" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "333,200" 6.6 "\"Floods and landslides, triggered by torrential rains prevailing in Peru during the past few days, have left at least 5,000 families homeless across the Andean country ... More than 2,130 houses were damaged or destroyed, and hundreds of hectares of agricultural land were inundated ... On the outskirts of the capital, the area near the Andes in particular, 2,500 families were homeless due to rain-caused floods. \" \"In Lima, a shantytown-ringed city of 8 million people that sits in a narrow coastal desert, it was the heaviest rain in 32 years\" -- HA FLOODED: \"hundreds of hectares of agricultural land were inundated\" 60 hectares in Lima Province -- CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "12" "4-Feb-2002" "2" "12" NA "1875" 1874 21 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "New South Wales - Sydney area, southern suburbs. Coffs Harbour, Coffs Creek area. South West Rocks and Port Macquarie.Victoria - Melbourne's outer east and west. Lilydale" "" "5-Feb-02" "9-Feb-02" 5 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,980" 4 "\"Torrential rain swept NSW for a second day today causing landslips and flash flooding which forced the evacuation of homes and hospitals.\" \"130mm of rain fell across Sydney in the 24 hours\" \"eastern Melbourne received nearly a month's rainfall overnight. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "12" "5-Feb-2002" "2" "12" NA "1876" 1875 22 "" "DR Congo" "" "" "" "Uvira city in Sud-Kivu Province" "" "6-Feb-02" "8-Feb-02" 3 "40" "2,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "203" 2.8 "\"More than 40 people have been killed and dozens hurt in massive mudslides sparked by heavy rains in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo\" \"Red Cross staff in Uvira estimated that 70 houses had been destroyed as the flood waters swept rocks and boulders from nearby hills through the port near Congo's border with Burundi. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "12" "6-Feb-2002" "2" "12" NA "1877" 1876 23 "" "UK" "" "" "" "Central and nothern England - Yorkshire - River Ouse in York: Naeburn area and parts of York city centre. River Wharfe in Ilkley and Otley areas. River Aire between Keighley and Cononley in Bradford .River Severn and its tributaries in Shropshire. Shrewsbury. Wales - Newtown and Welshpool in Powys. River Taff at Cardiff. River Cynon at Aberdare." "Ouse, Wharfe, Aire, Severn, Taff, Cynon" "12-Feb-02" "16-Feb-02" 5 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,100" 4 "\"Residents in York were today fighting to keep out flood water after the River Ouse burst its banks\" \"..the River Severn, which winds from center of England to the southwest, was expected to overflow and flood the central towns of Bewdley and Worcester. The river burst its banks upstream in Shrewsbury and continues to rise at a rate of 0.3 meters each hour\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "13" "12-Feb-2002" "2" "13" NA "1878" 1877 24 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Northern Territory - Stuart Highway at Cullen River, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs. Katherine River near Katherine town. Darwin city cut off. Victoria Highway at Victoria River Bridge, Lost Creek, Skull Creek, Sandy Creek and Butler Creek. Roper Highway at Strangways, Sandy and Hells Gate creeks and between Roper Bar and Ngukurr." "Cullen, Katherine" "12-Feb-02" "23-Feb-02" 12 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,360" 5.1 "Feb 13\"A motorist was washed off the Stuart Highway by a flooded river as Darwin remains isolated by monsoonal rain for a second day.\"Feb14\"The river [Katherine ] peaked at 17.3 metres this afternoon, the highest since it reached 21 metres in 1998 and inundated the town. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "14" "12-Feb-2002" "2" "14" NA "1879" 1878 25 "" "New Zealand" "" "" "" "East coast of South Island - Canterbury region. Akaroa near Christchurch. Dunedin City." "" "12-Jan-02" "15-Jan-02" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "8,030" 4.7 "\"Heavy rains and floods have struck several parts of the country, washing out bridges and roads, and floodinghundreds of homes and holiday campsites... The waters rose so fast that roads and bridges were washed away - residents were left paddling in the streets.\" Worst floods in 50 years. No suitable Landsat 7 data located. CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "15" "12-Jan-2002" "2" "15" NA "1880" 1879 26 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java Island - Jakarta city area. Ciliwung river. East and South Jakarta flooded again on Feb 22 " "Ciliwung" "13-Feb-02" "23-Feb-02" 11 "" "15,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "800" 3.9 "\"Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes for the second time in a month as floods returned to many parts of Jakarta today. All five mayoralties of Jakarta have seen areas inundated by water ranging from 10 centimeters to 50 centimeters...\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "15" "13-Feb-2002" "2" "15" NA "1881" 1880 27 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "West Georgia - three villages of the Samtredi district" "" "15-Feb-02" "17-Feb-02" 3 "0" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "520" 3.2 "\"About 300 houses were flooded in three villages of the Samtredi district ... The first floors of the houses are flooded, and their dwellers are gone to safe places. Nobody was hurt, but several dozens of cattle heads died. The flood damaged power lines and several motor bridges \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "15" "15-Feb-2002" "2" "15" NA "1882" 1881 28 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Central Queensland - between Charters Towers and Pentland, Townsville, Ayr, Hughenden." "Burdekin, Flinders, Gilbert" "15-Feb-02" "18-Feb-02" 4 "0" "14" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "47,740" 5.3 "\"Over the past few days torrential rain has hit much of central Queensland causing widespread flooding.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "16" "15-Feb-2002" "2" "16" NA "1883" 1882 29 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Central Java's north coast - Regencies: Pekalongan, Batang, Pati and Kudus. Batang: subdistricts of Tulis, Batang and Subah. Kaliboyo river. Overflow of River Juana from the Kedung Ombo dam." "Juana, Kaliboyo" "17-Feb-02" "25-Feb-02" 9 "4" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,340" 4.1 "\"The flooding seriously damaged railroad tracks in at least three villages in Batang ... the floods have inundated at least three villages in Batang under about one meter (3.3 feet) of water.\" \"The floods affecting the four regencies were caused by the overflow of River Juana from the Kedung Ombo dam located between Sragen and Boyolali in the province\" \"Seen from the air, all four regencies on the north coast form a large lake, with water between one and two meters in depth.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "17" "17-Feb-2002" "2" "17" NA "1884" 1883 30 "" "Uzbekistan" "" "" "" "Syrdarja River below Toktogul reservoir" "Syrdarja" "18-Feb-02" "21-Feb-02" 4 "" "" "700,000,000" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "6,840" 4.4 "\"...Uzbekistan is suffering from massive flooding due to the release of waters from the Toktogul reservoir in neighboring Kyrgyzstan. Annual damages from the release total $700 million,\" No suitable Modis 250 data located. CAUSE:Dam release" NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "18" "18-Feb-2002" "2" "18" NA "1885" 1884 31 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "La Paz city and surrounding area. " "Choqueyapu, La Paz" "19-Feb-02" "21-Feb-02" 3 "69" "850" "60,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "700" 3.3 "\"The storm dumped 39.4 millimeters of water in an hour, making it the worst rainstorm in the 500-year history of La Paz, which sits in the midst of the Andes mountains at an altitude of 3,500 meters\" ... \"The National Meteorological Service said the city has not had such an intense rain in the 50 years it has kept records\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "18" "19-Feb-2002" "2" "18" NA "1886" 1885 32 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Araguaia River in Goias and Mato Grosso States" "Araguaia" "15-Jan-02" "2-Apr-02" 78 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "139,100" 7 "No news reports, detected with Modis Rapid Response images.CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "19" "15-Jan-2002" "3" "19" NA "1887" 1886 33 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Western Australia - Kimberley region. Doon Doon Aboriginal community, Fitzroy Crossing. " "Fitzroy, Margaret, Dunham" "23-Feb-02" "1-Mar-02" 7 "0" "32" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "57,870" 5.8 "\"The Fitzroy River continues to rise in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, with flood waters cutting a major highway and forcing the evacuation of a community\" \"AN area almost the size of Tasmania has been inundated in Western Australia's north..\" Worst floods in 88 years. CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "20" "23-Feb-2002" "3" "20" NA "1888" 1887 34 "" "Fiji" "" "" "" "Savusavu area." "" "23-Feb-02" "25-Feb-02" 3 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,000" 3.5 "\"The storm has caused extensive damage to roads and farms\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "3" 0 "20" "23-Feb-2002" "3" "20" NA "1889" 1888 35 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Saratov region - Orlov in Gai-Yershovsky district. " "Maly Uzenj, Maly Urgiz" "24-Feb-02" "27-Feb-02" 4 "0" "" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "4,120" 4.2 "\"A local hospital with four patients and six personnel in the settlement of Orlov of Gai-Yershovsky district of the Saratov region has been cut off from \"mainland\" as a result of spring floods.\" \" water level had been rising in small rivers in the Saratov region. Ice has been melting on river banks, and hollows and cracks have appeared on ice-bound rivers. Ice has been floating on the Bolshoi Uzenj river.\"CAUSE:Snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "21" "24-Feb-2002" "3" "21" -0.14 "1890" 1889 36 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Samanghan province. Surkundara valley, Karyia-e-Zao and Dehnao villages." "" "4-Mar-02" "8-Mar-02" 5 "" "" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "1,030" 3.7 "\"Flood waters from a clogged river gradually were submerging this northern Afghan village after a powerful earthquake sheared off a steep cliff ... About 300 homes either have been submerged or have collapsed because their bases eroded... Unless the dam was breached and the water allowed to flow, all 1,000 or so buildings in the village could be underwater in about two days\" CAUSE:Earth-quake produced dam followed by break" NA NA "" 0 "3" 0 "21" "4-Mar-2002" "0" "1" NA "1891" 1890 37 "" "Ecuador" "" "" "" "Coastal provinces of Manabi, Guayas, Los Rios, El Oro, Esmeraldas, Pichincha. Cities: Portoviejo, Manta, Montecristi, Charapoto, Bahia de Caraquez, San Vincente, Guayaquil, Duran and Esmeraldas. " "Portoviejo, Bulu Bulu" "6-Mar-02" "29-Apr-02" 55 "28" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "52,930" 6.5 "March 6 \"At least 1,500 hectares of rice crops were lost when the Bulu Bulu River flooded fields in western Ecuador after several days of heavy rain\"March 13 \"About 480 families have been evacuated from their homes around the country ... four provinces on the coast and one in the Andes mountains where the damage from the rains has been most severe\" \"the possibility of a renewed El Nino weather phenomenon this year could mean Ecuador's rainy season will stretch on longer than normal\" \"In the provinces of Guayas, Manabi, El Oro and Los Rios, many hectares of crops such as banana trees, cacao, maize and rice have been seriously affected by the floods ... In some areas of Guayas, Los Rios and Manabi access is possible only by canoes ... About 900 miles of roads and 74,000 acres of rice, banana, coffee and cocoa crops have been destroyed by the storms \" -- HA FLOODED: 14,554 hectares in Guayas. 1,6000 hectares in El Oro. 1,500 hectares crops near Bulu Bulu River -- CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "22" "6-Mar-2002" "1" "2" NA "1892" 1891 38 "" "Egypt" "" "" "" "Southern Egypt - Shalatein" "" "9-Mar-02" "11-Mar-02" 3 "4" "800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "560" 3.2 "\"Floods hit Shalatein, on the Red Sea, about 900 kilometers southeast of Cairo. A mother and her three children died when their Bedouin house collapsed...A large number of sheep also died and around 200 Bedouin tents and houses were reported destroyed.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "22" "9-Mar-2002" "1" "2" NA "1893" 1892 39 "" "China" "" "" "" "Xinjiang Region - leak in Xiker reservoir floods several villages in southern part of region." "" "10-Mar-02" "12-Mar-02" 3 "" "" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "1,020" 3.5 "\"Several villages in southern Xinjiang were submerged after a 50-metre fissure appeared in the Xiker reservoir on Sunday, causing water to gush out... There were no casualties, but a great deal of damage had been caused,... the crack appeared five hours after an earthquake in Afghanistan, which shares a small border with Xinjiang\"CAUSE:Dam break" NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "22" "10-Mar-2002" "1" "2" NA "1894" 1893 40 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Eastern and Central Kentucky - Bluegrass and Appalachia regions. 90-mile swath from Ashland to Winchester. --Eastern Tennessee - --Southwestern Virginia - --West Virginia - Tygart Valley. --Southern Ohio - --Southern and Eastern Arkansas - --Oklahoma - --Texas - Rosser. " "Kentucky: Cumberland, Kentucky, Licking, Tygart and Triplett Creeks. --Virginia: Clinch, Holston, Powell, North Fork --Tennessee - Cumberland, Powell. --West Virginia: Cheat, Little Kanawha --Ohio: Ohio --Arkansas: Lower White river, Buffalo, Black --Oklahoma: Poteau --Texas: Trinity, Poteau" "17-Mar-02" "24-Mar-02" 8 "7" "2,000" "76,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "35,390" 5.6 "\"After a weekend of rain, the Cumberland River crested almost 16 feet above flood stage in Pineville on Monday\"\"Record flooding along the Clinch River and the north fork of the Holston River in southwestern Virginia drove at least 15 people from their homes Monday in Saltville\"March 21 \"While residents of Harlan and nearby towns cleaned up Wednesday, heavy rains spread into northeastern Kentucky, causing flooding along a 90-mile swath from Ashland to Winchester.\"March 21 \"Up to 70 percent of the homes and businesses in downtown Olive Hill were damaged and floodwaters even got into the fire station, which was built above the 100-year flood plain\" \"Record flooding occurred Wednesday on Triplett Creek at Morehead\"\"Record flooding has occurred along the Trinity River near Rosser with levels 29 feet above the 31 foot flood stage\"-- Worst floods in 25 years. DAMAGE: 51,000,000 in Virginia. 25,000,000 in Eastern Tennesse -- CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "23" "17-Mar-2002" "1" "3" NA "1895" 1894 41 "" "Mozambique" "" "" "" "Northern - Nampula. Central - Beira" "" "18-Mar-02" "22-Mar-02" 5 "" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,176" 3.8 "\"Floods have destroyed some 100 houses in a number of suburbs in the northern Mozambican city of Nampula ... the situation in six of Beira's suburbs was critical. Families had to be rescued when their houses were completely floodedCAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "23" "18-Mar-2002" "1" "3" NA "1896" 1895 42 "" "Austria" "Hungary" "Yugoslavia" "" "Upper Austria - Towns: Perg, Linz, Grieskirchen, Schwarzenberg. Danube River --Lower Austria - Towns: Amstetten and Melk Danube River levels reach 50 year high in southern Hungary and along the border of Croatia and Yugoslavia in late March/early April" "Danube" "21-Mar-02" "5-Apr-02" 16 "1" "10" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,640" 4.6 "\"Authorities evacuated several homes and businesses in low-lying areas along the Danube River on Friday after two days of torrential rains caused widespread flooding in the river valley\" \"According to the Hungary Ministry of Transport and Water Management, the river reached its highest levels in 50 years last week ... the worst of the flooding ... took place in southern Hungary and along the border of Croatia and Yugoslavia. Large sections of woodland were mired in water and dozens of people were forced from their homes\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "24" "21-Mar-2002" "1" "4" NA "1897" 1896 43 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Southern - Mindanao region - Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur provinces. San Agustin town.Central - Visayas region - Negros Occidental, Cebu, Bohol and Southern Leyte" "" "21-Mar-02" "26-Mar-02" 6 "35" "50,000" "1,450,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,280" 4.5 "March 27 \"A tropical depression dumped heavy rains over Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur provinces in the south late last week ... More than 50,000 people have also been displaced by the floods, which have already subsided ... a massive power failure delayed the relay of casualty and damage reports\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "25" "21-Mar-2002" "1" "5" NA "1898" 1897 44 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Nias Island -  Gomo and Amandraya sub-districts" "" "27-Mar-02" "30-Mar-02" 4 "11" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "942" 3.6 "\"Nine residents in two districts in Nias, off the northwest of Sumatra island, died Wednesday after four rivers burst their banks ... the floods have inundated at least ten villages in both districts under about two meters of water. Dozens of homes and a bridge had been destroyed.\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "25" "27-Mar-2002" "1" "5" NA "1899" 1898 45 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "North - Tumbes Department: Zarumilla River; South - Puno Department: Lake Titicaca levels rise. " "Zurumilla" "17-Mar-02" "31-Mar-02" 15 "13" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,770" 5.3 "\"In the northern department of Tumbes bordering Ecuador, a 17- hour downpour made Zarumilla River spill over and flooded parts of the Pan-American Highway, blocking traffic there ... Meanwhile, the rise of the water level in Titicaca Lake flooded farmland, settlements and grassland\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "26" "17-Mar-2002" "1" "6" NA "1900" 1899 46 "" "Tajikistan" "" "" "" "Yakhsu River. Flooding renewed on April 1" "Yakhsu" "25-Mar-02" "2-Apr-02" 9 "" "280" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,000" 4.7 "\"A week ago, about 280 people lost their homes in an inundation near the Yahksu River. The flood destroyed 40 houses and five kilometers of roads\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "27" "25-Mar-2002" "1" "7" NA "1901" 1900 47 "" "Canary Islands" "" "" "" "Tenerife island. Santa Cruz city.  " "" "31-Mar-02" "2-Apr-02" 3 "8" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "110" 2.5 "\"The downpour caused flash floods and mudslides, flooding houses, cutting power and stranding thousands of people who were returning to Santa Cruz after the Easter holiday\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "27" "31-Mar-2002" "1" "7" NA "1902" 1901 48 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Faryab province - Deh Miran area. Tributaries of the Maimana river " "" "4-Apr-02" "7-Apr-02" 4 "39" "2,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,170" 3.7 "\"Heavy rains in isolated areas of Faryab province have caused tributaries of the Maimana river to burst their banks, destroying 323 homes and affecting 845 families … Authorities quoted by the UN suggested that more than 2,000 head of livestock had been killed and several hundred thousand square metres (yards) of land inundated\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "27" "4-Apr-2002" "1" "7" NA "1903" 1902 49 "" "Saudi Arabia" "" "" "" "Southern and western areas - Mecca area" "" "8-Apr-02" "13-Apr-02" 6 "19" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "22,810" 5.1 "\"Nineteen people have died during a week of torrential spring rains in Saudi Arabia … Civil defense units have rescued hundreds of people in the past few days from rising flood waters in southern and western parts of the kingdom\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "28" "8-Apr-2002" "1" "8" NA "1904" 1903 50 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Bandar Abbas town in south. Yazd and Esfahan provinces in central" "" "14-Apr-02" "16-Apr-02" 3 "11" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "44,880" 5.1 "\"Eleven people died in floods that swept parts of southern and central Iran since Sunday destroying homes and roads, Iranian state radio reported. Eight of the dead were in the southern town of Bandar Abbas, and the other three in the central province of Yazd. Infrastructure was also damaged in Esfahan province of central Iran\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "29" "14-Apr-2002" "1" "9" NA "1905" 1904 51 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Michigan Upper Peninsula - Counties: Gogebic, Houghton, Ontonagon, Marquette. Towns: Ironwood, Wakefield, Bessemer. --Wisconsin - Ashland and Iron counties.Towns: Glidden. " "Michigan - Montreal, Little Black, Sturgeon, Carp. Wisconsin - Montreal, Chippewa, Bad" "17-Apr-02" "22-Apr-02" 6 "0" "300" "30,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "22,340" 5.3 "\"worst flooding in recent history\" \"A mix of heavy rains and unusually warm temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday caused the snow bank in Michigan's Upper Peninsula to rapidly melt, sending rivers and streams spilling over their banks.\" Worst floods in 40 years. CAUSE:Rain and snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "30" "17-Apr-2002" "1" "10" NA "1906" 1905 52 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Java - Cijalupang river in Campaka, Ciroyom, subdistrict of Bojonggambir, Tasikmalaya" "Cijalupang" "17-Apr-02" "19-Apr-02" 3 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "920" 3.4 "\"Four people were killed and four others sustained injuries and many houses destroyed and washed away in a violent flash flood from Cijalupang river in Tasikmalaya, West Java, in the small hours of Thursday\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "30" "17-Apr-2002" "1" "10" NA "1907" 1906 53 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "East Nusa Tenggara - Sumba Island: Langgaliru" "" "17-Apr-02" "20-Apr-02" 4 "19" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,900" 4.3 "\"Indonesian island of Sumba was hit by flash flood last week, claiming the lives of 19 people … The flood also destroyed a bridge linking the districts of East Sumba and West Sumba … Last week's flood was the second biggest to hit East Nusa Tenggara in two years\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "31" "17-Apr-2002" "1" "11" NA "1908" 1907 54 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Regions of Afar, Oromiya and Somali. Districts: Dubti, Gode, Gore. Towns: Kelafo, Warder, Danot. Rivers: Awash, Shabele and its tributaries." "Awash, Shabelle and tributaries" "16-Apr-02" "21-Apr-02" 6 "" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "282,500" 6.2 "\"Flooding caused by torrential rains in eastern Ethiopia has left an unknown number of people dead and displaced thousands this week... Dubti district (Afar region) was flooded when dikes ... broke. More than 4,000 inhabitants lost their shelter, household possessions, grazing lands and farm fields … In Kelafo (Gore district), heavy rains caused significant livestock death. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "32" "16-Apr-2002" "2" "12" NA "1909" 1908 55 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Sunamganj area - Upazilas: Dhirai, Bishwambar, Dharmapasha, Chhatak. Haors: Tarol, Baishakhi, Kharcha, Dulijar, Kaliani, Nandair " "" "18-Apr-02" "29-Apr-02" 12 "" "" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "4,850" 4.8 "\"Standing crops on 19,275 hectares land in 10 upazilas of the district were damaged as the flash flood inundated 40 haors due to incessant rain and collapse of the dam\" \"The flooding has caused by breaches in poorly constructed Barak embankment in Dhirai upazila that gave way to strong current … 75 percent crop in 27 haors have gone under water in the district during the last six days\" \"The extent of damage was officially estimated at about Tk 47 crore till Saturday.\"CAUSE:Dike breach" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "33" "18-Apr-2002" "2" "13" NA "1910" 1909 56 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Badghis Province - Qala-i-Naw and Ab Kamari districts. Qala Nau city. " "" "23-Apr-02" "26-Apr-02" 4 "2" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,650" 4.2 "\"One day of heavy rains in Badghis province in western Afghanistan on 23 April caused flooding in Qala-i-Naw and Ab Kamari districts. The Governor's office in Qala-i-Naw has reported that two people are dead and five are missing as a result of the flash floods. According to initial reports, 500 houses have been destroyed and 1,200 people in Qala-i-Naw and eight surrounding villages have been affected\" \"The emergency mission to Qala Nau yesterday visited nearby villages where perhaps 80 percent of irrigated land is now under mud and water, \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "34" "23-Apr-2002" "2" "14" NA "1911" 1910 57 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Western Siberia - Kurgan region:Kurgan city and surroundings, Irbit, Gmedyanskoye. Rivers: Tobol and its tributaries, Iset, Mias, Tura, Nitsa and Pyshma" "Tobol, Iset, Mias, Tura, Nitsa, Pyshma" "22-Apr-02" "7-May-02" 16 "0" "6,000" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "132,800" 6.3 "\"Tobol River and its tributaries have flooded seven settlements in Russia's Kurgan region, sources in the Ministry for Civil Defense and Emergencies have told Itar-Tass. 286 houses populated by 718 people happened to be in the flood zone. Twelve people have been evacuated. The water ruined three bridges, 500 meters of motor roads, two dikes and five dams.\" May 1 - \"Water is still more than nine meters above the flood level in the Tobol River... Twenty-six settlements in the Kurgan region are in the flooded area. Floods have already destroyed four wooded bridges, washed away 19 kilometres of roads, two dikes and 11 dams.\"CAUSE:Snowmelt" NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "35" "22-Apr-2002" "3" "15" NA "1912" 1911 58 "" "USA" "" "" "" "West Texas, Albany - " "Little Hubbard Creek " "25-Apr-02" "27-Apr-02" 3 "1" "32" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "310" 3.1 "\"A thunderstorm that unleashed up to 10 inches of rain in four hours on the West Texas town of Albany flooded homes and businesses Thursday, swept some mobile homes into a creek and forced the evacuation of a nursing home and several residences.\" \"... estimated at least 100 residences and other structures were damaged in the town's worst flooding in almost a quarter-century. Thursday's storms dropped 10 inches of rain. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "6" 0 "35" "25-Apr-2002" "3" "15" NA "1913" 1912 59 "" "Colombia" "" "" "" "Central, northern and western parts of the country" "" "24-Apr-02" "29-Apr-02" 6 "14" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "483,000" 6.5 "\"Fourteen people were dead and 23 missing in Colombia as a result of torrential rains that fell throughout the country in recent days, authorities said Saturday. The rains have caused flooding in central, northern and western parts of the country. Meteorologists believe the rains were caused by the El Nino phenomenon that reappeared this year in the Pacific.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "36" "24-Apr-2002" "4" "16" NA "1914" 1913 60 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Southern Kamchatka Penninsula - Sobolevo and Ust-Bolsheretsky districts. Rivers: Bolshaya Vorovskaya, Amchigacha." "" "26-Apr-02" "29-Apr-02" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,150" 5 "\"Spring floods have started on Russia's Kamchatka peninsula one month earlier than usual … Situation has aggravated in southern Kamcahatka because of strong rains and a quick thawing of snow. Water level has considerable increased over the past three days in the Sobolevo and Ust-Bolsheretsky districts. Water has risen by 1.5 meters in the river of Bolshaya Vorovskaya, and by one meter in the river of Amchigacha. \"CAUSE:Rain and snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "37" "26-Apr-2002" "4" "17" NA "1915" 1914 61 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Golestan Province - Minoudasht city" "" "26-Apr-02" "28-Apr-02" 3 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "280" 2.9 "\"Two people have been killed after torrential rains and flooding hit the Iranian city of Minoudasht in northern Golestan Province, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported on Saturday.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "37" "26-Apr-2002" "4" "17" NA "1916" 1915 62 "" "Kenya" "" "" "" "Nairobi area. Nairobi river" "Nairobi" "29-Apr-02" "2-May-02" 4 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,830" 4.2 "\"The rains, which started unexpectedly early Monday morning, continued into the night, making many parts of Nairobi virtually impassable. ... most parts of Nairobi City were still flooded by Tuesday afternoon, especially on the eastern side where drainage infrastructure remains the poorest.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "38" "29-Apr-2002" "4" "18" 0.42 "1917" 1916 63 "" "USA" "" "" "" "West Virginia - McDowell County, Welch. Virginia - Buchanan County, Hurley. Eastern Kentucky -Pike County: Freeburn and Majestic. Rivers: Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River, Knox Creek " "Big Sandy, Knox Creek" "2-May-02" "8-May-02" 7 "9" "1,000" "13,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,790" 5.1 "\"The Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River and its tributaries began spilling their banks on Thursday as severe storms rolled through the region, with as much as 4 inches of rain falling in six hours … In eastern Kentucky, water was up to the rooftops of homes in the towns of Freeburn and Majestic ... Some roads were under as much as 10 feet of water.\" \"About 2,400 homes and businesses in West Virginia were damaged\" \"The Tug Fork River rose to near record levels, before falling back below flood stage.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "39" "2-May-2002" "0" "1" NA "1918" 1917 64 "" "Kenya" "Uganda" "Tanzania" "Rwanda" "Kenya - Bundalangi area in Nyanza province. central Meru and Muranga districts near Mount Kenya. Nairobi area. western districts of Kisumu and Busia. Rivers: Mara, Tana, Sabaki. --Uganda - Counties: Manjiya, Bubukwanga Districts: Mbale, Bundibugyo, Sironko. Towns: Kampala area. Kyambogo, Rwebisengo, Rwangara and Bweramole. Semliki River. --Rwanda - western and central areas. --Tanzania - Mbeya region. Geita district in Mwanza region" "Kenya: Mara, Tana, Sabaki --Uganda: Semliki" "26-Apr-02" "28-May-02" 33 "160" "168,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "1,019,000" 7.7 "\"Flooding and landslides caused by heavy rain have killed at least 30 people in Kenya over the past two weeks … reports of deaths were coming in from all across the country as unusually heavy rain continued to pound a wide swath of Kenya \" \"Landslides and floods displaced at least 5000 people in the Bundibugyo district in western Uganda… weeks of torrential rains through out the country. Officials believe the downpours are part of an El Nino … Mountain runoff onto plains in norther western Bundibugyo and overflow along the Semliki River drove people from their homes ... about 5000 people were displaced by landslides which pushed homes off slopes and buried others in valleys of the Bundibugyo district\" \"At least 50 people in Rwanda have died as as a result of heavy rains ... At least 1,577 houses have been destroyed and many cattle killed\" \"Floods have killed at least nine people, destroyed farmlands and left hundreds of families homeless in various parts of Tanzania\" -- DEAD: Kenya 72, Uganda 7, Rwanda 50, Tanzania 9 -- DISPLACED: Kenya 162,000, Uganda 5,000, Rwanda nd, Tanzania 1200 -- HA FLOODED: Tanzania, 5000 --CAUSE:Rain " NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "40" "26-Apr-2002" "1" "2" NA "1919" 1918 65 "" "Costa Rica" "Panama" "" "" "Costa Rica - south, central and northeastern parts of the country. Heredia Province: Sarapiqui. Limon Province: Siquirres, Matina, Limon Centro y Sur, Talamanca, Valle de la Estrella. Cartago Province: Turrialba. Bristol." "" "6-May-02" "11-May-02" 6 "" "5,600" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "18,670" 5.2 "\"Floods caused by two days of heavy rains have left some 500 people homeless in Panama and more than 5,100 in neighbouring Costa Rica ...Thousands more families have been cut off by the floods and left without food and drinking water\" \"floods caused by heavy downpours are the worst in 30 years in that region\" -- DISPLACED: CostaRica 5100, Panama 500 -- CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "41" "6-May-2002" "1" "3" NA "1920" 1919 66 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Midwest --Indiana: Brown Township southwest of Indianapolis. Waverly in Brown County. Clinton in Vermillion County. Indianapolis and Terre Haute. Morgan County. --South-central Ohio: Massieville in Ross County. --Southeast Missouri: Cuivre River in Lincoln County. Moccasin Flats on St. Francis River. Crystal City, Dutchtown. Cape Girardeau and Reynolds counties. --Central Illinois: Alexander County, Effingham County." "Indiana - Feather Creek, Crooked Creek, Bryant's Creek, Wabash, White and Patoka rivers. --Ohio - Ohio River. --Missouri - Cuivre, St. Francis River. --Illinois - Illinois and Sangamon Rivers. Mississippi River." "7-May-02" "8-Jun-02" 33 "9" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "286,800" 7 "\"Up to 4 inches of rain pushed Indiana rivers over their banks Tuesday, prompting evacuation of part of a town and stranding a school bus carrying elementary students on a flooded roadway\" \"Up to a dozen residential blocks in the Vermillion County town of Clinton were evacuated \" \"At least 17 Lincoln County roads and streets were closed because of high water, and getting to and from some towns was becoming difficult.The Cuivre was at 27.4 feet Tuesday, 6.4 feet above flood stage.\" \"On Thursday, floodwater rose as high as 19 feet along the Wabash River, the highest it has been since 1999\" \"Swollen rivers and creeks were near or above flood stage in central Illinois on Wednesday as forecasters predicted more rain a day after at least 38 residents had to be rescued from their flooded homes. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "42" "7-May-2002" "2" "4" NA "1921" 1920 67 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southwest Alaska - Nushagak River at Ekwok and New Stuyahok." "" "7-May-02" "9-May-02" 3 "" "24" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "685" 3.3 "\"A flood caused by an ice jam on the Nushagak River hit the village of Ekwok in southwest Alaska ... The village was under about 18-24 inches of water, troopers said. The water damaged a number of private homes, the power plant and a bulk fuel storage area. \"CAUSE:Ice Jam" NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "42" "7-May-2002" "2" "4" NA "1922" 1921 68 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Western Siberia: Kurgan, Tyumen, Sverdlovsk and Kirov regions. Tobol, Irtysh and Tura Rivers. Yakovsky District, " "Ob tributaries including Charysh, Chulyn, Kira,Chara, Ket, Tyma. estuary of Irtysh." "7-May-02" "6-Jun-02" 31 "" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "61,800" 6.3 "\"More than 70,000 hectares of arable land have been flooded in Russia's Tyumen region in northern Siberia. Many houses, with a total of 1,000 residents, have also been flooded … 46 people were moved to safe areas.\" \"Water level in the Tura River has increased by 12 centimeters over the past 24 hours, reaching 7.5 meters. \" May 31:\"Houses are flooded in the Kurgan, Tyumen, Sverdlovsk and Kirov regions by the Tobol and Irtysh Rivers. Lowlands in Arkul and Vyatskiye Polyany are flooded as well.\"CAUSE:Rain and snowmelt, ice jams" NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "43" "7-May-2002" "3" "5" NA "1923" 1922 69 "" "Madagascar" "" "" "" "Eastern Madagascar - Toamasina city area" "" "10-May-02" "18-May-02" 9 "33" "5,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "3,850" 4.7 "\"Floods sparked by four days of non-stop torrential rain in eastern Madagascar killed at least 29 people in and around the port city of Toamasina … Toamasina has been flooded since a tropical storm hit the region last week\"CAUSE:Tropical Storm" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "44" "10-May-2002" "3" "6" NA "1924" 1923 70 "" "Oman" "" "" "" "Salalah, 900 km southwest of Muscat, Zufar Province" "" "10-May-02" "12-May-02" 3 "9" "100" "25,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "9,460" 4.6 "\"Zufar's heaviest rain in 30 years\" \"Flash flooding during the past week in a mountainous region of Oman has drowned nine people, killed hundreds of cattle and caused heavy damage, \"CAUSE:Tropical Storm" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "45" "10-May-2002" "3" "7" NA "1925" 1924 71 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Northern Provinces: Tuyen Quang, Lao Cai, Son La, Ha Giang, Bac Can. " "" "12-May-02" "15-May-02" 4 "6" "" "2,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "90,660" 5.6 "\"Heavy rains lashed the northern mountainous provinces this week, causing flash floods in a widespread area… \"thousands of hectares of farm land have been devastated\"\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "46" "12-May-2002" "3" "8" NA "1926" 1925 72 "" "Paraguay" "" "" "" "Southern Paraguay - Neembucu Department" "" "6-May-02" "28-May-02" 23 "" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,250" 5.7 "\"From January to April, heavy rainfalls have been registered in the department of Neembucu in the south of Paraguay. The downpours made rivers burst their banks, thus causing extensive flooding …On 6 May, the Government declared the department of Neembucu an emergency area... eighty percent of the subsistence crops and sixty percent of maize crops have been lost.\" Detected by Quickscat/Seawinds radar week ending May 18, 2002CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "47" "6-May-2002" "3" "9" NA "1927" 1926 73 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Bamiyan province - towns of Waras and Panjao " "" "16-May-02" "20-May-02" 5 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "57,500" 5.5 "\"heavy downpours which affected 18 villages in Bamiyan province last week ... freak floods destroyed thousands of acres of farmland and cut off main roads …The most serious damage is to agriculture with 20-50 percent of agricultural land destroyed ... heavy loss of livestock and irrigation canals and cultivation has been badly damaged or destroyed\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "10" 1 "48" "16-May-2002" "3" "10" NA "1928" 1927 74 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northeastern Pennsylvania - Willkes-Barre. Bear Creek Township area" "" "28-May-02" "30-May-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "655" 3.3 "\"The flooding closed three northbound exits of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and forced many people out of their homes.... Boats, trees and even a portable outhouse were carried from Bear Creek Lake over the lip of the Bear Creek Dam. Floodwaters pounded a bridge on state Route 115, littering it with chunks of asphalt, trees and a utility pole and weakening guardrails. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "10" 0 "48" "28-May-2002" "3" "10" NA "1929" 1928 75 "" "Haiti" "Jamaica" "Honduras" "Nicaragua" "Caribbean and Central America --Haiti - southern peninsula: Grand'Anse and Sud. Azile town. Torbeck city. --Jamaica - parishes of Kingston, Clarendom, St. Catherine, St. Thomas, St. Ann, Portland and St. Elizabeth. --Honduras - Provinces: El Paraiso, Francisco Morazan, Olancho. Tegucigalpa area. Juticalpa River. --Nicaragua - Pacific coast. El Salvador -" "Honduras - Juticalpa River. " "23-May-02" "5-Jun-02" 14 "30" "9,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "79,030" 6 "\"Heavy rains in the southern peninsula of Haiti since May 24 have triggered floods, washed away bridges and roads, eroded hillsides and destroyed livestock. The most affected areas are the departments of Grand'Anse and Sud.\" \"At least 5,000 people were trapped in Honduras' southeastern province of El Paraiso ... In the central province of Francisco Morazan, about 65 homes, three bridges and 6.8 miles (11 kms) of roads were destroyed by flooding\" \"The rain and flooding had damaged 1,193 homes in Nicaragua and forced the evacuation of about 3,000 people ... along the Pacific coast, where 22 bridges and 27 stretches of highway were destroyed \" DEAD: Haiti 21, Jamaica 5, Honduras 3, El Salvador 1 -- DISPLACED: Nicaragua 3000, Haiti 1000, Honduras 5000, El Salvador 100 -- CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "49" "23-May-2002" "4" "11" NA "1930" 1929 76 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province - Yangtze River" "Yangtze River" "22-May-02" "29-May-02" 8 "" "" "943,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "156,100" 6.1 "\"Floods on China's largest river, the Yangtze, have arrived a month earlier than normal\" \"Some parts of the province ... have seen 40 days of rain falling from April. More than 2.5 million hectares of crops had been affected to varying extents by the floods, with the harvest completely ruined in 590,000 hectares ...authorities along the Yangtze River, including in Hunan, were bracing for what were predicted to be devastating floods this summer \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "50" "22-May-2002" "5" "12" NA "1931" 1930 77 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Moulvibazar district - Rajnagar, Kamalganj and Kulaura upazilas. " "Manu and Dhalai rivers. " "23-May-02" "31-May-02" 9 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,350" 4.6 "\"The overall flood situation in the district worsened further due to heavy downpour in the area for the last two days and on-rush of hilly waters from the upper catchment. About 40,000 people of Rajnagar, Kamalganj and Kulaura upazilas were marooned as gushing floodwater entered through 7 points of the broken embankments along the rivers Manu and Dhalai ... Some 1,000 kutcha houses and standing aus paddy on 30,000 acres of land went under 3-4 feet water. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "51" "23-May-2002" "5" "13" NA "1932" 1931 78 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Eastern Siberia - Yakutia villages of Eldikan, Arbyuntsy, Sitte, Kavitsa, Batamai, Kyuntsy, Ezhantsy and Metino-Aldan. " "Lena and Aldan rivers" "24-May-02" "1-Jun-02" 9 "" "1,500" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "85,630" 5.9 "\"More than 1,500 people were evacuated from eight Yakutia villages, inundated by the Lena and Aldan rivers. The villages of Eldikan, Arbyuntsy, Sitte, Kavitsa, Batamai, Kyuntsy, Ezhantsy and Metino-Aldan are now in the inundation zone. Around 500 dwelling houses and more than 20 production facilities were flooded in those villages\" Detected by Quickscat/Seawinds radar week ending June 1, 2002CAUSE:Spring Melt" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "52" "24-May-2002" "5" "14" NA "1933" 1932 79 "" "Chile" "" "" "" "Central and southern Chile - Regions: Atacama, Coquimbo, Valparaiso, Santiago, Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins. Municipalities of Lampa, Pudahuel, Talagante, and Maipu." "" "24-May-02" "5-Jun-02" 13 "9" "50,000" "31,700,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "166,900" 6.6 "\"During the last week, the central part of Chile has been affected by the worst rains in eighty years \" \"Nearly five inches of rain fell between Saturday and Monday night in this capital city of 5.5 million people, flooding numerous streets, damaging and collapsing homes and cutting electric power to 90,000 homes ... around 50,000 people were evacuated from their flooded homes\" \"Chile has suffered unusually heavy rainfall this year. In June, the capital Santiago was hit with its worst floods in 100 years.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "53" "24-May-2002" "6" "15" NA "1934" 1933 80 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Central Siberia - Towns: Turukhansk, Igarka, Tura. " "Lower Jenesi River and tributaries, Nizhnyaya Tunguska River." "27-May-02" "1-Jun-02" 6 "" "" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "359,000" 6.3 "\"Ice is breaking in the Yenisei River. Turukhansk and Igarka are flooded. Houses in Tura are flooded as well by the Nizhnyaya Tunguska River.\"CAUSE:Spring Melt" NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "54" "27-May-2002" "7" "16" NA "1935" 1934 81 "" "Bulgaria" "" "" "" "Central Bulgaria town of Veliko Tarnovo" "" "30-May-02" "1-Jun-02" 3 "0" "20" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "70" 2.5 "\"Around 100 buildings were flooded and over 20 people evacuated amid record flash floods in central Bulgaria ...The rainfall Thursday evening was the most intense on record...\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "14" 0 "54" "30-May-2002" "7" "16" NA "1936" 1935 82 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Western Upstate New York village of Newark and town of Arcadia " "" "30-May-02" "1-Jun-02" 3 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "5,260" 4.4 "\"An upstate village and town declared states of emergency Thursday after a fierce storm dumped about half a foot of rain in two hours … roads and drainage systems overflowed ...the village had not experienced a storm like this since 1918 \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "55" "30-May-2002" "7" "17" NA "1937" 1936 83 "" "Columbia" "" "" "" "Southern Bogota and 18 of the country's 32 departments. Tunjuelito, Magdalena and Cauca rivers." "" "4-Jun-02" "13-Jun-02" 10 "17" "84,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "369,950" 6.6 "\"heavy rains are affecting some 73,000 people in 18 of the country's 32 departments.\" \"Heavy rains caused flooding and triggered landslides around the capital Tuesday, \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "56" "4-Jun-2002" "8" "18" NA "1938" 1937 84 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Midwest --Eastern Iowa - Counties: Clayton, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson, Jones and Scott. Towns: Dyersville, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Cascade, Monticello, Maquoketa. --Southwest Wisconsin - Grant County. Cassville area. --Northwest Illinois - Towns: Lyndon, Sterling." "Iowa - North Fork of the Maquoketa, Little Maquoketa River, Indian Creek, Spencer Creek, Maquoketa River and Kitty Creek, Bear and Hewitt Creeks. Illinois - Pecatonica and Rock rivers. " "4-Jun-02" "6-Jun-02" 3 "0" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "43,980" 5.1 "\"Up to 8 inches of rain in 24 hours turned rivers into lakes in eastern Iowa\" \"Floodwaters rose quickly Tuesday after a burst of heavy rain across the region ... Homes in Cedar Rapids, Monticello, Dyersville and Dubuque were flooded as streams and rivers rapidly overflowed\" \"Maquoketa River in Jackson County … at 33.8 feet Wednesday morning, nearly a foot above the 1993 flood level ... \"The highest they ever had there was 34.7 in 1944, so they're getting near their record,\"\" Detected by Quickscat/Seawinds radar week ending June 8, 2002CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "15" 1 "57" "4-Jun-2002" "8" "19" NA "1939" 1938 85 "" "Syria" "" "" "" "Zeyzoun Dam near town of Hamah on Orontes River collapsed. Villages inundated: Idlib, Ziyara, Zayzoun, Mushayek and Qastoun" "" "4-Jun-02" "6-Jun-02" 3 "22" "8,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "60" 2.3 "\"On 4 June 2002, the Zeyzoun Dam, which is located near the town of Hamah, on the Orontes River, some 350 km north of Damascus, collapsed around 15:40pm (local time), flooding at least three neighbouring villages … Approximately 60 Km2 wide-area has been submerged\" \"Waters from the dam reached depths of up to 10 feet in four nearby villages. \"CAUSE:Dam Failure" NA NA "" 0 "15" 0 "57" "4-Jun-2002" "8" "19" NA "1940" 1939 86 "" "Uruguay" "" "" "" "Lake Rincon del Bonete, Uruguay River." "Uruguay River." "23-Apr-02" "9-May-02" 17 "" "3,600" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "205,300" 6.5 "\"Above average rains over the past two months have given rise to floods throughout Uruguay ...Over 3600 hundred people have been evacuated from their homes in Uruguay, and many highways have been shut down.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "58" "23-Apr-2002" "9" "20" NA "1941" 1940 87 "" "China" "" "" "" "Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region - Toksun County in Turpan Prefecture. Ili district. Toli County. Nilka County in western Xinjiang." "" "23-May-02" "22-Jun-02" 31 "22" "" "50,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "124,900" 6.8 "\"rains hit Nilka County in western Xinjiang on Wednesday night and lasted until early Thursday morning, causing floods that swept away more than 70 houses, destroying a large area of farmlands and severing transport links.\" \"...autonomous region of Xinjiang, which includes Ili, has been hit in rapid succession by sandstorms, torrential rain and hail in recent days ... [Ili district] has been hit by floods and landslides over the past few weeks\" \"Last month nearly 100,000 homes were destroyed and 120,000 head of livestock killed in Ili after torrential rain\" \"Xinjiangs worst flooding in decades \" \"Rainstorms have hit Xinjiang on 12 occasions so far this year with record rainfalls ... Some 28 counties and cities have been affected by flooding\" Worst floods in 20 years." NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "59" "23-May-2002" "10" "21" NA "1942" 1941 88 "" "Honduras" "" "" "" "Tegucigalpa area. Comayaguela. El Paraiso in the southwest." "" "6-Jun-02" "13-Jun-02" 8 "10" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,920" 4.4 "\"Intense overnight rains soaked much of Honduras early Sunday, triggering floods that killed at least 10 people, destroyed more than 1,000 homes and left a community in the southern border region cutoff from the outside world. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "60" "6-Jun-2002" "10" "22" NA "1943" 1942 89 "" "Germany" "France" "Switzerland" "Austria, Italy" "Southern Germany - southern Bavaria villages of Guenznurg and Diedorf near Augsbourg. Bavarian Alps. --Central Switzerland - central cantons of Lucerne and Schwyz. --Southeastern France - Saint-Geoire-en-Valdeine village in Isere region. River Drome in Valence region. --Italy - northeast: Fruili-Venezia Giulia. northwest: Val D'Aosta and Piemonte: Cervo river in Biella. Venice. --Austria - province of Lower Austria. " "Italy - Cervo" "6-Jun-02" "9-Jun-02" 4 "8" "100" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "103,700" 5.6 "\"Eight people were found dead Friday after fierce thunderstorms swept across Europe, leaving a trail of flooded roads, collapsed houses and downed bridges from France to Poland.\" \"Dozens of homes were flooded or damaged by mudslides in both southern Germany and southeastern France after torrential rain, producing record rainfalls, swept across the region.\" \"In Switzerland, rail and road traffic was badly disrupted in the central cantons of Lucerne and Schwyz, and agriculture fields, fruit orchards and vines were damaged.\"CAUSE:Storms" NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "61" "6-Jun-2002" "10" "23" NA "1944" 1943 90 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Western Minnesota - Counties: Becker, Beltrami, Clay, Kittson, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, Roseau, Clearwater. Towns: Ada, Mahnomen. --Eastern North Dakota - Pembina County, Fargo and Grand Forks areas. --Illinois - " "Minnesota - Twin Valley, Ada, Marsh, Wild Rice and Roseau. --North Dakota - Tongue, Pembina and Red Rivers. --Illinois - Wapsipinicon and Rock Rivers. " "8-Jun-02" "29-Jun-02" 22 "0" "" "370,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "47,500" 6.2 "\"Heavy weekend thunderstorms with rain over 6 inches across parts of North Dakota and western Minnesota led to record river flooding along the Wild Rice River at Twin Valley, Minnesota, and widespread flash flooding. Major flooding also on Wapsipinicon and Rock Rivers in Illinois; the Rock River reached record levels over the weekend\" \" Farmers used boats to reach their homes and volunteers rushed to fill sandbags Sunday as flooded portions of western Minnesota prepared for it to get worse … \"We've had water in the last 24 hours that we've never seen before,\" June 25 -\"The Wild Rice River crested here, beating a record set two weeks ago ... the river peaked at 17.58 feet late Monday night and had dropped 4 inches by 9 a.m. Flooding problems begin in Ada when the river reaches about 14 feet. The record crest set two weeks ago was 16.8 feet. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "62" "8-Jun-2002" "11" "24" NA "1945" 1944 91 "" "China" "" "" "" "Shaanxi Province - Counties: Foping, Ningshan, Changan, Yangxian, Shiquan, Hingshan. cities: Xian Sichaun Province - Chongqing Municipality. Cities: Suining, Hanzhong, Nanchong Guizhou Province - Hubei Province -" "Shaanxi - Hanjiang, Ziwu, Xun Sichaun - Yangtze, Jialinjiang" "8-Jun-02" "18-Jun-02" 11 "326" "300,000" "400,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "252,000" 6.7 "\"By Monday two people were dead and 108 missing after floods hit the seat of Fuping County, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province at the weekend. The floods also ravaged 15 kilometers of highway, a large number of houses and some 533 hectares of farm land in the county, according to local flood control authorities. According to local people, the flood is of a scale rarely seen in 100 years. It has caused great damage to houses, farm land, roads and infrastructure along the rivers.\" \"Water levels on 18 rivers in the province were rising due to the flooding, while run off on the Ziwu river and the Xun river, major branches of the Hanjiang river, reached historic highs.\" \"the worst flood to ever hit the county [Foping, Shaanxi]\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "63" "8-Jun-2002" "12" "25" NA "1946" 1945 92 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Ha Giang Province, Hoang Su Phi District" "" "9-Jun-02" "11-Jun-02" 3 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,300" 3.6 "\"The flash flood appeared out nowhere Sunday night. It caused the stream to rise so quickly that it carried away three workers.\"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "19" 0 "63" "9-Jun-2002" "12" "25" NA "1947" 1946 93 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Western Siberia Republic of Bashkortostan - Chelybinsk Region; Towns: Ashi, Minyar, Sim, Katav-Ivanovsk and Ust-Katav Salavatskiy, Belkatayskiy Karaidelskiy, Iglinskiy and Duvanskiy districts. " "Sim and Katav Rivers" "9-Jun-02" "15-Jun-02" 7 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "66,440" 5.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "64" "9-Jun-2002" "12" "26" NA "1948" 1947 94 "" "Ghana" "" "" "" "Accra city." "" "10-Jun-02" "12-Jun-02" 3 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "860" 3.4 "\"About 10 hours of rain in Accra have caused extensive flooding of several low-lying areas of the city and residents are on Tuesday cleaning up the mess. Hundreds of residents, in the west of the capital, have been rendered homeless by the rains which poured until mid-day on Monday disrupting life of hundreds of thousands of people. Accra has had a perennial flooding problem.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "19" 0 "64" "10-Jun-2002" "12" "26" NA "1949" 1948 95 "" "Jamaica" "" "" "" "South-Central Jamaica - Parishes: Clarendon, St. Elizabeth, St Catherine, Manchester, St Thomas. " "New River." "12-Jun-02" "16-Jun-02" 5 "7" "400" "20,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,000" 4.2 "\"June 11 - HEAVY RAINS and thunderstorms continued to pelt the island yesterday, increasing misery in already hard hit parishes and causing a new round of flooding in sections of central Jamaica.\" \"Officials say the recent rains, which claimed at least seven lives, also resulted in losses of over 2,000 has of crops islandwide. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "65" "12-Jun-2002" "12" "27" NA "1950" 1949 96 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Southern Republic of Dagestan, located in the North Casucasus region" "" "12-Jun-02" "14-Jun-02" 3 "" "" "1,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,640" 4.5 "\"Torrential rains in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan have triggered mudslides and disrupted water and gas supplies to thousands of people\" \"The flooding has done more than dlrs 1.5 million in damage to bridges, roads and homes in 12 districts of Dagestan\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "66" "12-Jun-2002" "12" "28" NA "1951" 1950 97 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Vermont - Counties of Lamoille, Franklin, Caledonia, Orleans and Essex. Towns: Lyndon, St. Johnsbury" "" "12-Jun-02" "14-Jun-02" 3 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,380" 4.5 "\"A day and night of heavy rains pushed the Passumpsic River over its banks Tuesday night, spreading water through homes, businesses and across the roads by early Wednesday.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "67" "12-Jun-2002" "12" "29" NA "1952" 1951 98 "" "Cuba" "" "" "" "Central Cuba - Provinces of Sancti Spiritus, Villa Clara, Cienfuegos, Ciego de Avila." " Zaza river. " "12-Jun-02" "16-Jun-02" 5 "" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "15,670" 4.9 "\"In Sancti Spiritus, 362 kilometers east of Havana, the waters at the Zaza river dam have risen to what experts are calling \"extraordinary\" levels. ...heavy rains that have drenched the central region since May 20 have swept away sections of road and railway line, left some towns isolated and done considerable damage to homes and crops\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "68" "12-Jun-2002" "12" "30" NA "1953" 1952 99 "" "India" "" "" "" "State of Assam, Dhemaji district, worlds largest river island of Majuli " "Brahmaputra and its tributaries, Jiadhol" "16-Jun-02" "22-Jun-02" 7 "" "25,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "3,790" 4.4 "\"The Dhemaji district 465 kilometers east of Assams capital Guwahati has been hammered by flash floods, triggered by monsoon rains, that have submerged at least 50 villages and marooned up to 50,000 people.\" \"Thousands of endangered animals have fled flash floods in the world-renowned Kaziranga National Park in India's northeastern Assam state, making themselves vulnerable to poachers\" \"... incessant rains during the past few days had made the state's largest Brahmaputra River and its swollen, muddy tributaries exceed danger levels\"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "69" "16-Jun-2002" "12" "31" NA "1954" 1953 100 "" "Tajikistan" "" "" "" "Capital Dushanbe, village of Revat" "" "16-Jun-02" "18-Jun-02" 3 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,160" 3.5 "\"Heavy rains triggered a new wave of mudslides and flooding … The rain that fell Sunday was the equivalent of what Tajikistan normally receives over the course of four months\"CAUSE:Rain - mudslides" NA NA "" 0 "19" 0 "69" "16-Jun-2002" "12" "31" NA "1955" 1954 101 "" "China" "" "" "" "Fujian Province - Counties: Minqing, Jianning. Towns: Fuzhou, Sanming, Junkou . " "Minjiang River and its tributaries Jinxi, Shaxi and Futunxi. " "12-Jun-02" "19-Jun-02" 8 "11" "" "12,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "50,530" 5.9 "\"...from June 11 to 16, a dozen counties' accumulative rainfall had reached 300 millimeters and that of Fuzhou city's Minqing County hit a record high of 353 millimeters. In Jianning County of Sanming City alone, some 80,000 people were affected by flooding, including nearly 1,000 who were stranded in Junkou Township\" \"Landslide caused by rainstorms early Monday have blocked traffic in a railway in Fujian Province ... close to 100 meters of the railway between Nanpingnan and Yangdanzai stations in the northern part of the province had been covered by mud and rocks.\" \"Jinxi [tributary of the Minjiang] surging to its highest level in 200 years\"CAUSE:Rain " NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "70" "12-Jun-2002" "12" "32" NA "1956" 1955 102 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province - 148 townships in 10 counties. Cities: Chenzhou, Yongzhou, Zhuahou, Zhangjiajie, Hengyang. --Sichuan province - Chongqing municipality. Cities: Nanchong and Suining. " "Xiangjiang, Zishui, Yuanjiang and Lishui, Dongting Lake. Yangtze River" "15-Jun-02" "24-Jun-02" 10 "53" "32,000" "50,740,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "130,300" 6.1 "\"A total of 148 townships in 10 counties in central China's Hunan Province have been flooded due to successive rainstorms in recent days. Floods have destroyed 8,000 houses, affected 1.44 million people and damaged some reservoirs and river embankments, causing direct economic losses of 420 million yuan. More than 100 mm of rain has fallen recently in six counties in Chenzhou City and five counties in Yongzhou City in Hunan Province. Zhuzhou City received 333 mm of rain\" \"... the water level of Dongting Lake, the country's second largest freshwater lake which is close to the Yangtze River, had reached a record 30.93 meters after days of heavy rain. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "71" "15-Jun-2002" "13" "33" NA "1957" 1956 103 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Rio Grande do Sul state, capital Porto Alegre, Lake Guaiba. Rio Cai and Rio Sao Sebastiao " "Rio Cai and Rio Sao Sebastiao " "12-Jun-02" "19-Jun-02" 8 "" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,940" 5.2 "\"Seven municipalities close to Porto Alegre declared a state of emergency as local rivers Rio Cai and Rio Sao Sebastiao breached their banks and caused 1,400 people to flee their homes\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "72" "12-Jun-2002" "13" "34" NA "1958" 1957 104 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "Transylvania - Cities: Targu Mures, Zlatna. " "Roca River" "16-Jun-02" "18-Jun-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "765" 3.4 "\"the Roca River burst its banks amid torrential rain late Sunday and its gushing waters flattened a dike\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "20" 0 "72" "16-Jun-2002" "13" "34" NA "1959" 1958 105 "" "China" "" "" "" "Jiangxi Province - Fuzhou City" "Fuhe River" "13-Jun-02" "24-Jun-02" 12 "24" "150,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,630" 5.2 "\"The embankment of Fuhe River broke on June 17, inundating more than 300 hectares of farmland in Jinxi County and making 2,000 people homeless. \"CAUSE:Rain - dike collapse" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "73" "13-Jun-2002" "13" "35" NA "1960" 1959 106 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region - Counties: Yongfu, Xing'an. Gulin City" "Lijiang River" "14-Jun-02" "22-Jun-02" 9 "" "8,000" "200,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "20,150" 5.4 "\"The local flood-control authority said floods there have been the worst for 80 years. Heavy rainstorms since May 13 have raised major rivers in Guangxi above or close to danger levels. Railways and river transport have been obstructed.\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "74" "14-Jun-2002" "13" "36" NA "1961" 1960 107 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Districts: Mymensingh, Sunamganj, Netrokona and Rangpur" "Surma, Kangsha" "18-Jun-02" "24-Jun-02" 7 "4" "20,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "18,370" 5.1 "\"Dhaka's weather office said 400 millimeters (16 inches) of rain fell in the affected region on Tuesday and Wednesday, causing the Surma and Kangsha rivers to overflow and flood more than 200 villages.\"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "75" "18-Jun-2002" "13" "37" NA "1962" 1961 108 "" "New Zealand" "" "" "" "North Island - Coromandel Peninsula, Thames area, Waiomu Stream. South Waikato towns of Putaruru and Tokoroa. " "" "21-Jun-02" "23-Jun-02" 3 "1" "" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "6,480" 4.5 "\"Heavy rain and 100 kilometer-an-hour (60 mile-an-hour) winds left the northern area of North Island awash. Up to 100 millimeters (4 inches) of rain fell in just a few hours.\" Worst floods in 15 years." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "76" "21-Jun-2002" "13" "38" NA "1963" 1962 109 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "North Causasus - Republics and Territories: Stavropol, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachayevo-Cherkessia, Chechnya, Krasnodar, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Adygea, Adygea. " "Kuban, Malka, Baksan, Terek, Kardonik, Argun, Sundzha, Laba, Belaya, Urup and Fars. " "19-Jun-02" "1-Jul-02" 13 "117" "200,000" "437,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "224,600" 6.8 "\"A 20-day norm of precipitation fell in the highlands of Kabardino-Balkaria within a day\" \"The highway linking Russia and the North Caucasus is blocked in several places by mudflows, and three sections are destroyed by water from overflowing mountain rivers.\" \"There have been no such devastating floods ever recorded in the republic.\" \"One-third of Karachair-Cherkessia, a republic in the North Caucasus, has been flooded as a result of recent heavy rains. \" \"Local residents told Interfax the flooding was the worst Chechnya had seen since 1937.\" \"The damage was more widespread than any flood in Russia since the Siberian republic of Yakutiya was inundated by melting snow and ice in May 2001.\" \"...floodwaters in Stavropol region have changed the course of several rivers...\" \"Power lines and telephone communications have been disrupted across the entire region in what is already being called the worst natural disaster to hit the North Caucasus since 1937.\" \"Electricity and telephone lines have been knocked out and hundreds of hectares of farmland destroyed in Dagestan, which borders Chechnya, where floodwater had covered one third of the region's territory and destroyed 400 homes...The flood also damaged an oil refinery, leaking oil into the Sunzha river which swept the oil slick further out to the Caspian Sea.\" \"The republic of Ingushetia was among the worst hit, with its mountainous regions completely cut off from aid as torrential waters swept away all roads\" \"Minister Ruslan Tsalikov said 4,848 houses have been destroyed, 11, 342 buildings damaged and 59,600 flooded; 12,500 utilities facilities, 110 kilometres of gas pipelines and 71 water intakes have been damaged. Floods have fully destroyed 269 bridges, including five railway ones, 1,500 kilometres of motor roads and 800 kilometres of power lines, leaving 131 settlements without electricity\" Worst floods in over 100 years." NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "77" "19-Jun-2002" "14" "39" NA "1964" 1963 110 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Western Ontario - Rainy River District. Ignace, Sioux Narrows, Nestor Falls, Fort Frances, Rainy River, Alberton, Atikokan, Chapple, Dawson, Emo, La Vallee, Lake of the Woods, Morley. Municipality of Machin, in the Kenora District" "" "9-Jun-02" "12-Jun-02" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,530" 4.3 "\"The Rainy River District and area experienced severe flooding on June 9, 10 and 11 that caused extensive damage to private properties and local infrastructure in the area\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "78" "9-Jun-2002" "14" "40" NA "1965" 1964 111 "" "China" "" "" "" "Southern Shaanxi Province - Counties: Zhenba, Xixiang and Ningshan." "" "21-Jun-02" "25-Jun-02" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "22,460" 5.1 "\"Heavy rain hit the province in Northwest China again from Friday to yesterday. Subsequent flooding has damaged large areas of farmland and many houses in Zhenba, Xixiang and Ningshan counties in southern Shaanxi\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "79" "21-Jun-2002" "14" "41" NA "1966" 1965 112 "" "Ireland" "" "" "" "Ulster - Belfast, Antrim and Down. Glengormley, Carrickfergus and Whitehead. " "" "22-Jun-02" "24-Jun-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,750" 3.9 "\"… worst flash floods for years ... Hundreds of householders in Belfast, Antrim and Down were mopping up after Friday night's rainfall which caused widespread flooding. Then heavy rain came down again yesterday, flooding homes in Glengormley, Carrickfergus and Whitehead. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "21" 0 "79" "22-Jun-2002" "14" "41" NA "1967" 1966 113 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Central Binh Phuoc Province - Dong Xoai town. Northern Lai Chau Province - Muong Te district. " "" "20-Jun-02" "23-Jun-02" 4 "4" "" "723,684" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,200" 3.9 "\"Torrential rains arrived at midnight on June 22 in central Binh Phuoc province's Dong Xoai town and flooded 200 houses and swept away hundreds of local cattle and poultry. Initial losses were estimated at over VND11 billion ($ 723,684). No deaths have been reported so far\" \"Four people were killed and one seriously injured when flash floods and mudslides hit a remote province in northeast Vietnam, a local official said on Tuesday. Torrential rain began at midnight last Wednesday in Lai Chau, 500 kilometres north of Hanoi. Two hours later, two bamboo houses and their occupants were swept away by a mudslide\"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "21" 0 "79" "20-Jun-2002" "14" "41" NA "1968" 1967 114 "" "India" "" "" "" "West Bengal State - embankment breach at Kalagachi river in Sandeshklahi" "" "25-Jun-02" "26-Jun-02" 2 "4" "11,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "50" 2 "\"Four people were swept away Tuesday while about 11,000 others were rendered homeless as flash floods swamped 10 villages in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal .. The flooding was caused by a breach in the embankment of the Kalagachi river in Sandeshklahi, \"CAUSE:Dike breach" NA NA "" 0 "21" 0 "79" "25-Jun-2002" "14" "41" NA "1969" 1968 115 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao - Zamboanga del Sur province - Imelda town" "" "26-Jun-02" "27-Jun-02" 2 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "70" 2.1 "\"A crowd of people were celebrating the feast of Saint John with local government officials at a river bank when strong waves stirred by heavy rain in the upper reaches suddenly breached the bank and blew the victims away\"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "21" 0 "79" "26-Jun-2002" "14" "41" NA "1970" 1969 116 "" "India" "" "" "" "Maharashtra State - Districts: Thane, Bhiwandi, Palghar, Dahanu, Vasai Talukas. Gujarat State - coastal areas. Amreli, Bharuch, Junagadh and Valsad. " "" "26-Jun-02" "3-Jul-02" 8 "169" "28,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "170,600" 6.1 "\"The dead include 41 people killed in two days of flash flooding in villages 25 miles north of Bombay, said Iqbal Chahal, an official at the affect Thane region. \"It is the beginning of the monsoon and the flooding was sudden. These areas were difficult to reach,\" said Chahal. \" \"The torrential rains have led to several dams overflowing, resulting in serious floods in the two states, officials said. People in many areas of Maharashtra were evacuated to safer areas following floods triggered by the rains\"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "80" "26-Jun-2002" "15" "42" NA "1971" 1970 117 "" "Georgia" "" "" "" "Eastern Disricts: Marneuli, Signakh, Borjomi, Gurdzhaani and Akhalgori. " "" "29-Jun-02" "2-Jul-02" 4 "" "" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "13,580" 4.9 "\"The ground floors of more than 1,200 homes in three villages of the Marneuli district, Eastern Georgia, were flooded Sunday morning... Strong showers have caused rivers and brooks in the area to overflow. Floods have also affected the Borjomi, Gurdzhaani and Akhalgori districts in eastern Georgia. Ground floors of several dozen homes and grazing land are flooded. Power lines and bridges have been destroyed in some places. Several thousand head of livestock have drowned. \" Worst floods in 60 years." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "81" "29-Jun-2002" "15" "43" NA "1972" 1971 118 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan Province - Yangtze River, Dongting Lake, Xiangjiang River valley." "Yangtze River in Hubei, Anhui and Jiangsu Provinces." "30-Jun-02" "13-Jul-02" 14 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "600,000" 6.9 "July 5 \"According to flood control authorities in east China's Jiangsu Province, the capital city Nanjing reported a river level of 8.67 metres on Friday, topping the local danger mark for the first time this year. Several other provincial cities along the Yangtze's lower stretches also posted water levels above the danger mark on Friday.\" \"Emergency services were put on high alert in central China after further rainstorms filled an important lake on the flood-prone Yangtze River to dangerous levels ... The level of water in Hunan province's Dongting lake, which acts as a buffer for the Yangtze River, rose to 31.71 meters -- close to the 32-meter flood warning mark\" July 5 - Lower reaches of Yangtze above danger mark" NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "82" "30-Jun-2002" "16" "44" NA "1973" 1972 119 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - San Antonio and Austin areas. New Braunfels, Bandera, Utopia, Tilden, Abilene. " "San Antonio, Medina, San Marcos, Sabinal, Frio, Pedernales, Nueces, Guadalupe, Blanco, Atascosa. Creeks: Cibolo, Barton. " "30-Jun-02" "23-Jul-02" 24 "9" "4,000" "1,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "108,300" 6.6 "\"Major flooding on the San Antonio and Medina, San Marcos, Sabinal, Frio Rivers and Cibolo and Barton Creeks in southern Texas with moderate flooding on numerous other rivers and streams. There were 10-14 inches of rain since Monday, and 4 to 8 inches overnight. Many evacuations with homes and roads flooded and dangerous flooding throughout the area. Much low lying land near the rivers flooded, covering agricultural lands. Two persons perished after being swept away by flood waters. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "83" "30-Jun-2002" "17" "45" NA "1974" 1973 120 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region - Cities: Liuzhou, Guilin, Dongxing, Hezhou. Western Guangdong province - Yunnan province - Tonghai county." "Xijiang and Beijiang Rivers and tributaries." "29-Jun-02" "6-Jul-02" 8 "11" "80,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "179,000" 6.2 "\"At least nine people have died in southern China as the worst summer floods for four years continue to threaten large areas of the country. Torrential rain last weekend has caused floods that left at least five people dead and affected 3.4 million in the southwestern Guangxi region, the semi-official China News Service said. Soldiers were racing to evacuate up to 100,000 people in Guangxi's Hezhou city\" Worst floods in 4 years." NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "84" "29-Jun-2002" "18" "46" NA "1975" 1974 121 "" "India" "Bangledesh" "" "" "Northeastern India --North Bengal - Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar and Jalpaiguri . Rivers: Torsa, Tista. --Bihar State - 24 of 38 districts including: Madhubani, Sitamarhi, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj, Saharsa, Nalanda, Darbhanga, Sheohar, West Champaran, Bagha, Samastipur, Katihar, Khagaria, Saran, Sitamarhi, Sheohar. Rivers: Bagmati, Kosi, Gandak, Kareh, Adhwara, Ganga, Burhi Gandak, Punpun. --Assam State - Districts: Dhemaji, North Lakhimpur, Majuli Island, Guwahati, Morigaon, Cachar and Hailakandi. Barak valley region. Rivers: Jiadhal, Subansiri, Bramaputra, Barak and Kathakal . Other India states: Mizoram, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh . ---Bangladesh - districts: Kurigram, Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur. Jamalpur, Gainbandha, Pabna, Sirajganj, Satkhira, Manikganj, Sunamganj, Netrokona, Tangail, Munshiganj, Narayanganj. more low-lying areas of Dhaka. " "Ganga-Padma, Brammaputra-Jumuna and the Meghna river basin. India - Torsa, Tista. Bagmati, Kosi, Gandak, Kareh, Adhwara, Ganga, Burhi Gandak, Punpun. Jiadhal, Subansiri, Bramaputra, Barak and Kathakal." "21-Jun-02" "28-Aug-02" 69 "503" "15,000,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "276,600" 7.3 "\"A week of monsoon rains has submerged 17,500 villages in Assam, marooning up to 700,000 people. West of here in Bihar, some 200,000 are estimated to be trapped after three days of heavy downpour. The Dhemaji district 465 kilometers east of Assam's capital Guwahati has been the worst hit, with flash floods inundating at least 15,000 villages and leaving up to 550,000 people stranded.\" \"Flood waters rose as high as 17 centimeters from storms Monday and Tuesday, damaging crops, roads and homes in an area 250 kilometers north of the capital, Dhaka, weather officials said. Relief workers said thousands of people had been evacuated to higher ground in certain areas. Meanwhile, some 100,000 people were confined to their homes in Rangpur, Gaibandha, Kurigram and Nilphamari districts \" July9 \"Rains and overflowing rivers have submerged 20 percent of Bangladesh\" July 30 \"In Bangladesh, flood waters have engulfed a third of the delta nation \" aug 6 \"Nearly half of Bangladesh has been flooded this year\" Worst floods in 4 years. -- DEAD: Bang: 157, India: 352, Bihar 317, Assam 39, se asia including nepal: 874 -- DISPLACED: Bang:6000000, Assam:3200000, Bihar:500000, India 6.2mill --CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 1 "26" 1 "85" "21-Jun-2002" "19" "47" 0.84 "1976" 1975 122 "" "China" "" "" "" "Shaanxi Province - Zichang and Qingjian counties." "" "4-Jul-02" "7-Jul-02" 4 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,730" 4.3 "\"Floods hit Zichang County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, claiming five lives and threatening over 30,000 people, local sources said Friday 5 July . Two people are still missing and nine miners are trapped underground in the flood-stricken area. Rescue efforts are underway to save the miners. Over 20 counties in Shaanxi have had heavy rain since early Thursday morning and floods have engulfed Zichang and Qingjian counties\" \"The heavy rain continued for six hours, and the rainfall reached 259 millimetres - a level not seen there in 500 years\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "86" "4-Jul-2002" "0" "1" NA "1977" 1976 123 "" "South Korea" "" "" "" "South and southwest coastal areas" "" "5-Jul-02" "7-Jul-02" 3 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,640" 4.5 "\"...a tropical storm, left over from Typhoon Rammasun\" \"Large sections of roads were swept away by floods or buried in landslides in the country's worst-affected areas along the southern and southwestern coasts\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "87" "5-Jul-2002" "0" "2" NA "1978" 1977 124 "" "Columbia" "Venezuela" "" "" "Eastern Columbia - Dike collapse on Aruca River; Aruca city. Western Venezuela - Amparo." "Aruca" "5-Jul-02" "8-Jul-02" 4 "" "18,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,400" 3.7 "\"According to the Interior Ministry's Disaster Prevention Office, a dam that was holding back the waters of the Arauca river has collapsed, provoking a state of emergency in the city of Arauca eastern Colombia, on the border with Venezuela \"CAUSE:Rain - dike collapse" NA NA "" 0 "26" 0 "87" "5-Jul-2002" "0" "2" NA "1979" 1978 125 "" "Yemen" "" "" "" "Western Yemen - Salafiyeh region." "" "6-Jul-02" "8-Jul-02" 3 "10" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,900" 4.1 "\"At least 10 people were killed and several others are missing after torrential rains caused flash floods in the mountainous region of Salafiyeh in western Yemen over the weekend, local authorities said Sunday … Dozens of homes and thousands of hectares (acres) of land were damaged by the flooding in the region 180 kilometres (111 miles) west of Sanaa, he added.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "88" "6-Jul-2002" "0" "3" NA "1980" 1979 126 "" "USA" "" "" "" "SW Nebraska - Southeast Ogallala, Keith County. " "" "6-Jul-02" "8-Jul-02" 3 "1" "" "800,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "710" 3.3 "\"More than 6 inches of rain fell Saturday in a portion of drought-stricken southwest Nebraska .... Much of Ogallala escaped major damage, but businesses to the southeast, including restaurants, hotels and a truck stop, were flooded with water and were just beginning to clean up the mess. \"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "26" 0 "88" "6-Jul-2002" "0" "3" NA "1981" 1980 127 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "12 villages in south Rupandehi. " "Lalbakiya River. " "7-Jul-02" "9-Jul-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,000" 3.8 "\"After incessant rains, the Lalbakiya River overflowed its banks inundating 12 villages in south Rupendehei, local reports said. Twelve villages are under four feet of water. Floods have damaged property and crops worth several million rupees\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 0 "88" "7-Jul-2002" "0" "3" NA "1982" 1981 128 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon Island - Provinces: Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Bulacana, Tarlac, Bataan, La Union, Batangas, Pangasinan. Towns: Baguio, Manila area, Quezon City, Navotas and Marikina. " "Pampanga River." "6-Jul-02" "19-Jul-02" 14 "61" "25,000" "8,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "20,600" 5.5 "Typhoons Chataan, Nakri and Halong. \"Many major thoroughfares and residential areas of Manila and nearby provinces were under water - in some places as deep as six feet. Many families have been forced to move to 96 evacuation centers or to stay with relatives. \"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "89" "6-Jul-2002" "0" "4" NA "1983" 1982 129 "" "Greece" "" "" "" "Athens, " "Kifissos river. " "8-Jul-02" "9-Jul-02" 2 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "290" 2.8 "\"Floods which swept through Athens after torrential rains early this week seriously damaged at least 1,500 buildings in the city, local officials said Wednesday. The floods, which occurred on Monday when the local Kifissos river broke its banks, also left one person dead. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 0 "89" "8-Jul-2002" "0" "4" NA "1984" 1983 130 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Central and southern Japan - Gifu Prefecture near Nagoya, Japan. Ogaki city. Oita." "" "9-Jul-02" "11-Jul-02" 3 "1" "10,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "1,400" 3.6 "\"Typhoon Chataan, downgraded to a tropical storm but with winds still gusting to 70 mph, dumped 16 inches of rain on Gifu Prefecture near Nagoya, Japan … with serious flooding in Gifu and close to 20,000 urged to evacuate their homes\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 0 "89" "9-Jul-2002" "0" "4" NA "1985" 1984 131 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Siberia - Irkutsk Region - Tayshetskiy District. " "Biryusa, Tagul, Tishet " "12-Jul-02" "16-Jul-02" 5 "" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "49,720" 5.4 "\"Over 2,000 residents of Tayshetskiy District in Irkutsk Region have been cut off from the rest of the world by floods. The level of water in the Biryusa river has exceeded the critical mark by almost 2.5 meters.\" \"Recent floods on the East Siberian river Biryusa brought damage of R45m ... Tayshet District that had seen the major flooding said the agricultural sector had sustained the biggest losses, as the river waters flooded almost 6,000 hectares of grain crops, vegetable plantations and pastures.\"CAUSE:Rain and snowmelt" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "90" "12-Jul-2002" "0" "5" NA "1986" 1985 132 "" "New Zealand" "" "" "" "North Island - Northland, Auckland, Waikato and the Coromandel. Bombay, Maramarua and Mercer. " "Waikato River. " "12-Jul-02" "15-Jul-02" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,950" 4.4 "\"The Waikato River was more than double its usual level, at 5.46m.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "91" "12-Jul-2002" "0" "6" NA "1987" 1986 133 "" "Spain" "" "" "" "Mallorca Island.Palma." "" "13-Jul-02" "15-Jul-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "350" 3 "\"The heaviest July rainfall in half a century has caused serious flooding on the Spanish holiday island of Mallorca … up to 55 litres fell inside an hour late Saturday \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 0 "91" "13-Jul-2002" "0" "6" NA "1988" 1987 134 "" "Guatemala" "" "" "" "Northern Guatemala - Polochic River, Teleman. " "Polochic River" "13-Jul-02" "15-Jul-02" 3 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,708" 4 "\"Intense rains caused flooding and mudslides in Guatemala that killed at least two people and destroyed dozens of homes\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "92" "13-Jul-2002" "0" "7" NA "1989" 1988 135 "" "Czech Republic" "" "" "" "Southern Moravia region - Blansko, Zdar. " "Becva, Hodoninka. " "14-Jul-02" "17-Jul-02" 4 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,326" 3.7 "\"Two women, aged 64 and 66, died in southern Moravia on Monday, and five villages were flooded and several houses damaged by waters up to two meters (six feet) high\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 0 "92" "14-Jul-2002" "0" "7" NA "1990" 1989 136 "" "Mongolia" "" "" "" "Central Mongolia - Arkhangay aymak district." "" "14-Jul-02" "16-Jul-02" 3 "7" "" "20,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "32,890" 5 "\"Seven people, including five children, have died and two have gone missing due to a flood in the Arkhangay aymak district in central Mongolia\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "26" 1 "93" "14-Jul-2002" "0" "8" NA "1991" 1990 137 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Eastern Nepal - Khotang District - villages of Sungdel and Dipsung." "" "14-Jul-02" "16-Jul-02" 3 "46" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "1,050" 3.5 "\"heavy monsoon rains triggered massive landslides in the villages of Sungdel and Dipsung of Khotang District in eastern Nepal, on Sunday 14 July. Some 46 people are feared killed and 150 missing. The landslides reportedly also swept away 29 houses and a health post, and more than 90 houses in the area have been severely damaged.\"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "26" 0 "93" "14-Jul-2002" "0" "8" NA "1992" 1991 138 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Mekong Delta - An Giang and Dong Thap provinces. In Late August flooding continues in Dong Thap and An Giang and expands to: Long An, Can Tho, Kien Giang, Dong Nai, Lam Dong, Ca Mau, Tien Giang, Vinh Long " "Tien, Hau, Mekong. " "15-Jul-02" "2-Dec-02" 141 "155" "200,000" "25,400,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "46,640" 6.8 "\"Around 400 hectares of subsidiary summer-autumn rice in An Giang province's Tan Chau, An Phu and Tri Ton districts have been inundated by water. Dong Thap province's Luc Thuong district is likely to face total losses because of flooding. Water levels at Tan Chau, at the mouth of the Tien River, one of two biggest rivers in the region, reached 3.02 meters on July 14, some 0.21 meter higher than the same period last year.... The level at Chau Doc, the mouth of the Hau River, also rose to 2.34 meters. Some rice areas along the river's banks in An Giang and Dong Thap provinces, the region's two largest rice-farming areas, were already swamped by floods. \" oct 17 \"An Giang province was the worst affected with VND79.7 billion ($ 5.2 million) in damage, followed by Vinh Long with VND77.3 billion ($ 5 million), Dong Thap VND75 billion ($ 4.9 milllion), Long An VND56.2 billion ($ 3.7 million), Can Tho VND43.3 billion ($ 2.8 million) and Kien Giang VND20.8 billion ($ 1.4 million). The floods killed 142 people, including 128 children, submerged 288,836 houses and 1,410 schools and destroyed 1,034 bridges. It also inundated 50,000 hectares of agricultural crops, 30,706 hectares of orchards and 1,682 hectares of aquatic farming ponds.\"CAUSE:Monsoon rainsHECTARES FLOODED:" NA NA "" 1 "27" 1 "94" "15-Jul-2002" "1" "9" NA "1993" 1992 139 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "KwaZulu-Natal - Amatikulu, North Coast, Kearsney. Eastern Cape - Elliot and Cala. " "Amatikulu River, Ngwani River " "19-Jul-02" "21-Jul-02" 3 "8" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,570" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "95" "19-Jul-2002" "1" "10" NA "1994" 1993 140 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Khorasan province - cities: Quchan, Shirvan." "" "20-Jul-02" "21-Jul-02" 2 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,660" 3.5 "\"Flooding near the city of Quchan killed one person, Barakchi said. Two others died in the city of Shirvan. Several homes in villages were also damaged\"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "27" 0 "95" "20-Jul-2002" "1" "10" NA "1995" 1994 141 "" "Slovakia" "" "" "" "Central and eastern areas - Districts: Zilina, Presov and Bardejov. Cierny Balog. " "Cierny Hron " "19-Jul-02" "23-Jul-02" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,190" 4 "\"Water streams in Central and Eastern Slovakia have overflown as a result of torrential rains in the area, flooding hundreds of houses, pulling down small bridges and damaging roads\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "96" "19-Jul-2002" "1" "11" NA "1996" 1995 142 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "North, east and southeast of Romania - Constanta, Suceava, Prahova " "" "19-Jul-02" "23-Jul-02" 5 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,420" 4.4 "\"heavy rain fell over the weekend, causing widespread floods in 10 counties around the country\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "97" "19-Jul-2002" "1" "12" NA "1997" 1996 143 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "Apure State - Bajo Apure area. Guasdualito territory. Paez. Cities: Barinas and San Cristobal. Amazonas, Barinas, Delta Amacuro, Portuguesa and Bolivar states. " "Sarare, Arauca, Apure. Orinoco River in Amazonas, Barinas, Delta Amacuro, Portuguesa and Bolivar states. " "20-Jul-02" "31-Jul-02" 12 "5" "50,000" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "224,900" 6.4 "Floods affect \"95 percent of the Guasdualito territory\" \"Following five days of rain, five people were dead and the southern state of Apure was flooded\" \"President Hugo Chavez declared a state of emergency in Amazonas, Apure, Barinas, Delta Amacuro and Portuguesa states, all of which have rain-swollen rivers, including the giant Orinoco river. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "28" 1 "98" "20-Jul-2002" "2" "13" NA "1998" 1997 144 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Primorye Territory - Vladivostok area. Districts: Ussuriysk, Oktyabr, Khasan, Pogranichny and Khankai. " "Razdolnaya, Migunovka and Komissarovka " "20-Jul-02" "26-Jul-02" 7 "" "1,500" "645,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,880" 5.2 "\"The region around the Pacific port of Vladivostok received a one-month amount of precipitation over the past few days, but water levels in local rivers rose particularly sharply Sunday, to 2.5 meters (8 feet) above the critical level, said Anatoly Zarechnev, Emergency Situations Ministry spokesman in Vladivostok. \"It most likely was the dumping of water from reservoirs on the Chinese side that caused the rise,\" \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "99" "20-Jul-2002" "2" "14" NA "1999" 1998 145 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon - Provinces: Bulacan, Laguna, Pampanga, Pangasinan. Manila area. Mindanao - Maguindanao Province Negros Island. Visayas." "" "20-Jul-02" "28-Jul-02" 9 "18" "7,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "12,840" 5.1 "Tropical storms Juan and Kaka. \"Rains dumped by a deceptively \"weak\" storm named \"Juan\" submerged much of Metro Manila and surrounding provinces\" Floods and landslides. tropical depression Juan and tropical storm KakaCAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "100" "20-Jul-2002" "2" "15" NA "2000" 1999 146 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Kathmandu valley. Terai area. Districts: Makwanpur, Khotang, Kathmandu, Chitwan, Kavre, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Bhojpur, Dhankutta, Syangja. Kavrepalanchowk, Lalitpur, Dhading, Siraha, Rautahat, Nawalparasi, Tehrathum, Morang, Gorkha, Dhankuta, Panchthar, Jhapa, Ilam, Sindhuli, Morang. Kamlamai Municipality. " "Kamala River and tributaries." "21-Jul-02" "15-Aug-02" 26 "380" "250,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "15,070" 5.6 "floods and landslides \"The hardest hit district was Makwanpur in the south of the kingdom where about 150 people have been killed since Sunday as their villages were swept away by floods\" \"recent floods and landslides that affected 46 of Nepal's 75 districts\" -- DEAD: total in nepal this year 429 -- CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "101" "21-Jul-2002" "2" "16" NA "2001" 2000 147 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Black Sea region - --Rize Province and city. Guneysu and Cayeli townships, Selamet. --Central - Corum and Yozgat provinces. --Eastern - Kars and Mus provinces." "" "23-Jul-02" "27-Jul-02" 5 "34" "3,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "15,130" 4.9 "\"Floods swept through the Black Sea city of Rize, where 18 people were killed, 15 were missing and more than 200 remained stranded in their swamped villages\"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "102" "23-Jul-2002" "2" "17" NA "2002" 2001 148 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska - Dyea near Skagway. " "Taiya River. " "23-Jul-02" "24-Jul-02" 2 "0" "25" "" "21" 1 "1,150" 3.4 "\"A landslide triggered a flood that forced the evacuation of at least 25 people from the small town of Dyea near Skagway on Tuesday...said a sudden surge sent a volume of water down the West Creek drainage. It caused the Taiya River to rise, cresting at 21 feet by 7 a.m. Tuesday before subsiding \"CAUSE:Landslide Triggered" NA NA "" 0 "28" 0 "102" "23-Jul-2002" "2" "17" NA "2003" 2002 149 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "City of Khalkhal and other nearby villages. Kousar, Meshkin-Shahr, Nir and Ardebil " "" "23-Jul-02" "26-Jul-02" 4 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "990" 3.6 "\"A woman was killed in the city of Khalkhal and other nearby villages in north west Iran were severely damaged by heavy floods\" \"the floods damaged the infrastructure of 20 villages in addition to water pipelines of five other villages\"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "28" 0 "102" "23-Jul-2002" "2" "17" NA "2004" 2003 150 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Lagos" "" "24-Jul-02" "26-Jul-02" 3 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,650" 3.7 "\"A week of heavy rainfall … A mother and baby drowned Thursday when their mud home was swept away by torrential floods in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "28" 0 "102" "24-Jul-2002" "2" "17" NA "2005" 2004 151 "" "Yemen" "" "" "" "Western Yemen - Raima" "" "24-Jul-02" "26-Jul-02" 3 "13" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,160" 4.2 "\"The eight family members died late Wednesday when their house was swept away by floods in Raima, some 100 kilometers (65 miles) west of Sanaa\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "28" 1 "103" "24-Jul-2002" "2" "18" NA "2006" 2005 152 "" "China" "" "" "" "Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region - Counties: Baicheng, Jeminay. Altai, Hotan, Aksu, Ili. " "" "21-Jul-02" "29-Jul-02" 9 "15" "10,000" "38,600,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "127,600" 6.2 "\"the water has reached dangerous levels in 20 rivers in Xinjiang - record highs for seven of them... In Baicheng county, 11 people were killed and 19 miles of dikes were destroyed, causing $2 million in damage, the officials said. Jeminay county has been flooded four times in the past week, with waters reaching more than 3 feet in some places\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "29" 1 "104" "21-Jul-2002" "3" "19" NA "2007" 2006 153 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Virginia - Giles County - Pembroke. " "Little Stony and Doe creeks" "25-Jul-02" "27-Jul-02" 3 "0" "100" "3,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,050" 3.8 "\"Heavy storms brought 5 1/2 inches of rain to this Appalachian town last month, causing Doe Creek to grow into an uncontrollable river. The creek and its tributaries flooded farms, homes and businesses. About 200 Giles County homes, eight businesses, three public buildings and two parks were damaged by the flood...\"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "29" 0 "104" "25-Jul-2002" "3" "19" NA "2008" 2007 154 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska - Fairbanks North Star Borough on Tanana River. Salcha, McGrath, Lime Village, Sleetmute, Red Devil, Crooked Creek, Aniak and Kwethluk on Kuskokwim River. Susitna River drainage from Chase to Montana Creek; and Emmonak in the Yukon River drainage. " "Tanana, Kuskokwim, Susitna, Yukon " "27-Apr-02" "31-May-02" 35 "0" "" "7,800,000" "Snowmelt" 1 "17,600" 5.8 "spring floodingCAUSE:Spring Melt" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "105" "27-Apr-2002" "3" "20" NA "2009" 2008 155 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Sar-e Pol Province - Balkhab District. Sher, Gulwaz, Dushakh, Tagab-e Lola. " "" "28-Jul-02" "30-Jul-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "3,340" 4.3 "\"Such a raging flood has had no precedence in the 300-year-old history of Sar-e Pol Province … . Many homes have been destroyed in those areas and people have lost their properties. The floods have not caused human losses but they have killed many animals in the areas. The flood has washed away homes in some villages of the district.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "106" "28-Jul-2002" "3" "21" NA "2010" 2009 156 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Cape Peninsula - Cape Flats" "" "28-Jul-02" "3-Aug-02" 7 "" "2,300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "280" 3.3 "\"a series of winter storms that have lashed the Cape Peninsula over the past week… flooding has become an annual winter ordeal for the many shack dwellers crowded into low-lying areas of the Peninsula. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 0 "106" "28-Jul-2002" "3" "21" NA "2011" 2010 157 "" "Bulgaria" "" "" "" "Regions: Plovdiv, Khaskovo, Rhodopes. Towns: Studena, Pravoslaven " "Selsa, Chaya." "28-Jul-02" "31-Jul-02" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,400" 4.5 "\"Heavy rains have swelled rivers and burst two dams in southern Bulgaria, causing intense floods that have ravaged villages, roads, and farmland for two days… rainfall in the Plovdiv region in July has exceeded the month's norms by three to four times\"CAUSE:Rain and dam breaks" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "107" "28-Jul-2002" "3" "22" NA "2012" 2011 158 "" "UK" "" "" "" "Scotland - east end of Glasgow. Shettleston, Norfolk, Stirlingshire. River Isla near Perthshire. River Ericht around Blairgowrie. --England - West Yorkshire: Marsden. River Colne. between Harrogate and Leeds. " "Scotland - Isla, Ericht. --England - Colne" "30-Jul-02" "1-Aug-02" 3 "" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,320" 3.6 "\"Weather experts issued flood warnings for several parts of Scotland after a day of torrential rain Tuesday burst the banks of rivers, left homes flooded and wreaked travel chaos across much of the area … In areas worst hit by the downpour, meteorologists recorded 3 inches (7.6 cms) of rain in 24 hours - the equivalent of two month's rainfall.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 0 "107" "30-Jul-2002" "3" "22" NA "2013" 2012 159 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "Town of Silistea, and 40 other towns near Romania's Black Sea coast." "" "30-Jul-02" "3-Aug-02" 5 "2" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,420" 4.2 "\"two people were killed and at least 1,300 homes in eastern Romania destroyed by flooding in recent days brought on by heavy rains. About 40 towns in all have been affected\" \"It was the third time in a month that the area has been flooded, resulting in total estimated damage of about 16 billion lei (about dlrs 500,000). \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "108" "30-Jul-2002" "3" "23" NA "2014" 2013 160 "" "Germany" "" "" "" "Germany - Hamburg, Magdeburg, Chemnitz and Dresden. Baviarian Alps " "" "31-Jul-02" "8-Aug-02" 9 "" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "22,270" 5.3 "\"Flash floods caused chaos in northern and eastern Germany Thursday with Hamburg and the states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Brandenburg worst hit as thunderstorms brought a heatwave to an end.\" \"The whole of Hamburg is under water,\" CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "109" "31-Jul-2002" "3" "24" NA "2015" 2014 161 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Northern Provinces: Lao Cai, Tuyen Quang , Bac Kan, Lai Chau. Than Uyen district in Lao Cai. Tuyen Quang township and the surrounding areas. " "Hong, Thai Binh, Lo." "31-Jul-02" "6-Aug-02" 7 "10" "2,000" "2,200,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "27,820" 5.3 "\"Four days of torrential rains that begun Wednesday submerged some 6,000 hectares of rice and other food crops, triggered landslides, and swept away 300 houses. A further 6,400 homes were damaged, while 78 water supply stations were destroyed. Sections of roads across the impoverished northern areas have also been wrecked by the floods\" \"water levels in the delta regions of the Red and Thai Binh rivers are at dangerously high levels ... as a result of big flows from their upstreams\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "110" "31-Jul-2002" "3" "25" NA "2016" 2015 162 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Primorsky territory - Dalnerechensk district. Zimniki, Verbnoye, Savinkovka. " "Malinovka River. " "1-Aug-02" "6-Aug-02" 6 "" "80" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,350" 3.9 "\"on August 1, the level of water had risen abruptly in the River Malinovka, disrupting telephone communications and electric power supplies to six local villages. A score of houses were inundated. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 0 "110" "1-Aug-2002" "3" "25" NA "2017" 2016 163 "" "China" "" "" "" "Southern Liaoning province - cities of Anshan, Yingkou and Dashiqiao." "" "3-Aug-02" "6-Aug-02" 4 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,080" 4.4 "\"extremely heavy rainfalls between 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 p.m. Sunday caused flooding in southern parts of the province, especially in the cities of Anshan, Yingkou and Dashiqiao. In Dashiqiao city, one of the worst hit regions, an urbanite was killed in the floods while a farmer reported missing. According to witnesses, some parts of the city had been inundated by waters of over a meter. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "111" "3-Aug-2002" "3" "26" NA "2018" 2017 164 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "District Muzaffargarh. Betrampur, Lundi Pitafi, Khanwah, and Gabber Ara in, Bet Dariyai. Rohri Canal Breach in Sindh Province on July 30." "Indus" "3-Aug-02" "7-Aug-02" 5 "3" "800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,350" 3.8 "\"village known as \"Chhajra\" in Jatoi Sub Division of District Muzaffargarh was reportedly swept away on Sunday, three children drowned, besides some 71 Pacca houses,179 kutcha houses, two mosques and seven tube wells, due to flood in Indus River ... Indus River is washing away its banks at Betrampur, Lundi Pitafi, Khanwah, and Gabber Ara in, Bet Dariyai\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 0 "111" "3-Aug-2002" "3" "26" NA "2019" 2018 165 "" "China" "" "" "" "Gansu Province - Dingxi County. " "" "4-Aug-02" "5-Aug-02" 2 "28" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,170" 4 "\"Surging floodwaters have struck a bus in northwest China's Gansu Province, leaving 28 people dead. ... the bus ... encountered a rainstorm in Dingxi County at 11 p.m. on August 4\"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "112" "4-Aug-2002" "3" "27" NA "2020" 2019 166 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong province - Wuhua county in Meizhou city. Cities: Shaoguan, Lianzhou. " "Beijiang river " "5-Aug-02" "12-Aug-02" 8 "10" "1,500" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "2,100" 4.2 "Tropical storm Kammuri \"the floods caused by Kammuri injured 15 people, left 194 people homeless, and destroyed 12 houses in Wuhua county in Meizhou city, in Guangdong province. Rainstorms that have lasted for days have destroyed two local hydropower station dams and brought havocs to 412 villages to varying extent in Wuhua county\" \"floodwaters destroyed two dams and unleashed a torrent on residents below\" \"In Guangdong province...the Beijiang river has seen its most serious flooding of the year\"CAUSE:Rain and dam breaks" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "113" "5-Aug-2002" "3" "28" NA "2021" 2020 167 "" "South Korea" "North Korea" "" "" "South Korea - Seoul area, Choonchon, Hoengsung county. Pusan. Rivers: Han, Naktong. --North Korea - Provinces: South Pyongan, South Hwanghae. Kaechon, Tokchon, Anju and the counties of Nyongwon, Unsan, Mundok and Sukchon. Saenae River." "South Korea - Han, Naktong. North Korea - Saenae River." "5-Aug-02" "11-Aug-02" 7 "21" "26,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,700" 5.3 "\"Torrential rains flooded thousands of homes and caused landslides ... up to 400 millimeters (16 inches) of rain fell in central South Korea on Tuesday. Downpours began Sunday ... A total of 5,210 houses, mostly in the capital of Seoul, were flooded\" -- DEAD: North dozens, South 21 -- DISPLACED: North 22000, South 4000 -- CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "114" "5-Aug-2002" "3" "29" NA "2022" 2021 168 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "Transylvania Province - Cioara, Baia de Aries, Bistrita. " "" "6-Aug-02" "7-Aug-02" 2 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "16,410" 4.5 "\"and hundreds of people stranded as floods and storms ravaged the western Romanian province of Transylvania\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "29" 1 "115" "6-Aug-2002" "3" "30" NA "2023" 2022 169 "" "Tajikstan" "" "" "" "Eastern Tajikstan - Gorno-Badakhshan region in Pamir Mountains - Dasht village. " "Shokh-Darye River. " "7-Aug-02" "8-Aug-02" 2 "24" "500" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "400" 2.9 "\"A dam holding water in a lake in the Pamir Mountains of eastern Tajikistan broke Wednesday, flooding a village and killing 20 people, emergency officials said. The dam broke as a result of a mudslide near the village of Dasht in the Roshkalinsky region about 185 miles east of the Tajik capital Dushanbe\" \"72 houses were completely destroyed, as well as two bridges, a medical centre, a school, a four-km stretch of road and seven kilometres of electricity lines\"CAUSE:Dam break" NA NA "" 0 "29" 0 "115" "7-Aug-2002" "3" "30" NA "2024" 2023 170 "" "China" "" "" "" "Hunan province - Dongting Lake area. Chenzhou city. Anren county. Cities: Hengyang, Yongzhou, Zhuzhou, Changsha, Chenglingji, Yueyang, Yangliuyuan." "Zishui, Xiangjiang, Yangtze, Xinqiang." "6-Aug-02" "28-Aug-02" 23 "124" "270,000" "2,200,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "94,510" 6.3 "\"In the south Hunan city of Chenzhou, 45 percent of urban areas were affected after 14 out of 29 reservoirs overflowed\" \"almost half of Chenzhou city was under water.\" \"Around 38 million people have been affected by floods... which were triggered by rains beginning on August and described as the heaviest to hit the region for years. \" \"Elsewhere in Hunan, the Xiangjiang River that flows through the provincial capital of Changsha is at an all-time high\" Aug23- \"Dongting Lake in the central province of Hunan had risen to 34. 74 meters by Friday morning at Chenglingji City, where it connects with the flooding Yangtze River. Adding to the flood danger, the river has hit flood levels in several sections near the lake. Water levels will peak at 35 meters on Sunday morning at Chenglingji, the fourth highest level recorded, according to the officials. \" -- DEAD: as of Aug 15-108 -- CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "30" 1 "116" "6-Aug-2002" "4" "31" NA "2025" 2024 171 "" "Czech Republic" "Austria" "Germany" "Hungary" "Austria - Provinces: Lower Austria, Upper Austria, Salzburg, Tyrol. Waldviertel region. Towns: Linz, Passau, Steyr, Krems, Hallein, Zwettl, Perg, Ybbs, Vienna. --Germany - States: Bavaria, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Towns: Traunstein, Leipzig, Dresden, Passau, Reutlingen, Regensburg, Moosach, Glonn, Unterallgaeu, Munich. Pleisse River in Thuringia. . --Czech Republic - Regions: Prague, Bohemia, Plzen, Karlovy Vary, Zapadocesky. Districts of Central Bohemia, Southern Bohemia, Pilsner, Carlsbad and Usti. Towns: Prague, Ceske Budejovice, Cesky Krumlov, Plzen, Karlovy Vary, Strakonice, Prachatice, Pisek, Susice, Radotin, Bratislava, Vodnany, Kaplice, Matejovice near Poprad. --Southern Romania - Farcasesti village. --Hungary - Budapest" "Austria - Danube, Salzach, Kamp --Germany - Danube, Elbe, Mulde --Czech Republic - Vltava, Blanice, Malse, Berounka, Slavkovsky, Uhlava, Luznice, Otava, Labe, Sazava." "7-Aug-02" "28-Aug-02" 22 "55" "250,000" "20,000,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "252,300" 7 "\"In Prague, it's the worst flooding in 500 years, and it may be in 1,000 years.\" \"The floods that were mostly in Lower and Upper Austria (in the northeast) have spread to the entire Austrian territory,\" \"In the Kamp River valley, where the Lower Austrian hydrological service last week reported the worst flooding since records began being kept in 1896, water levels rose by 11/2 meters (5 feet) overnight\" \"A dam burst Sunday night in the Lower Austria town of Zwettl, where a famed brewery was inundated by flooding earlier in the week, submerging 50 to 60 houses\" \"The flooding in Waldviertel was \"the worst effect of heavy rainfall since records began after World War II in 1947,\" said Svabik, adding that several other areas had seen the worst floods in 40 years. \" In Czech Republic the \"worst flooding since 1997\" \"The Elbe - fed by high water that earlier devastated Prague - rose above nine meters (29 1/2 feet) early Friday, shattering the previous all-time high of 8.76 meters (28 3/4 feet) reached in 1845 [in Dresden]\" \"Officials said it was the highest water level on record in Regensburg, which was last hit by a bad flood in 1988. \"The Danube reached a height of 28.2 feet in Budapest Sunday, just over the previous record set in 1965\" \"Water levels broke records in Dresden (the highest recorded for over 150 years), Prague (the highest recorded for well over 100 years), Bratislava and Budapest (both recording the highest levels for around 50 years) -- DEAD: Czech 9, Austria 4, Germany 8, Romania 7 -- DISPLACED: Czech: 200000, Germany: 30000, Austria: --\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "31" 1 "117" "7-Aug-2002" "5" "32" NA "2026" 2025 172 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Black Sea Coast - Krasnodar region. Novorossiysk area. Towns: Shirokaya Balka, Sochi, Krymsky, Tuapse, Sukhaya Shchel, Verkhnebakansky, Gelenzhik, Dyurso and Abrau-Dyurso. Ukraine - east Crimea - Kerch, Jankoi. " "" "8-Aug-02" "12-Aug-02" 5 "59" "48,000" "32,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "10,860" 4.9 "\"Torrential rain in the past few days caused dykes and water reservoirs on the popular Black Sea coast in southern Russia to burst their banks, damaging hundreds of houses and causing more than 1,500 tourists and residents to flee. As many as 4,000 tourists were still trapped in Shirokaya Balka, a scenic coastal village that was devastated by the flooding\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "31" 1 "118" "8-Aug-2002" "5" "33" NA "2027" 2026 173 "" "UK" "" "" "" "Northeast England - North Yorkshire towns of Filey, Cayton " "" "10-Aug-02" "12-Aug-02" 3 "" "250" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "60" 2.3 "\"In the worst affected area in Filey, water levels reached three feet. \"It was the worst flooding Filey had seen in living memory,\" \"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "31" 0 "118" "10-Aug-2002" "5" "33" NA "2028" 2027 174 "" "India" "" "" "" "Uttaranchal State - Tehri district. Uttarkashi. Villages: Marwari, Bishankot. Jaikur and Indravati rivers. " "" "11-Aug-02" "13-Aug-02" 3 "33" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,770" 4.3 "\"The area, which was badly affected by a drought, is now reeling under floods triggered by the Jaikur and Indravati rivers bursting their banks\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "31" 1 "119" "11-Aug-2002" "5" "34" NA "2029" 2028 175 "" "China" "" "" "" "Sichuan Province - Chengdu city." "" "8-Aug-02" "13-Aug-02" 6 "5" "" "12,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "520" 3.5 "\"Floodwaters in parts of the urban areas of Chengdu, the provincial capital, were one to two meters deep. The heavy rain affected 18 counties, 110 towns and 1.2 million local people, and damaged some 70,000 ha. of farmland and over 8, 900 houses\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "31" 0 "119" "8-Aug-2002" "5" "34" NA "2030" 2029 176 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Golestan, Khorasan and Semnan provinces - Kalaleh. Ghalikesh district. Gonbad. Kouseh River " "" "10-Aug-02" "14-Aug-02" 5 "35" "" "3,750,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,720" 4.7 "\"This year's flooding damaged thousands of hectares of farmland, disrupted water supply to 20 villages and cut off electricity to 80 other villages\" \"The floods have also washed away roads and swamped farm land around Galikesh, a town in the province of Golestan some 500 kilometers northeast of Tehran\"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "31" 1 "120" "10-Aug-2002" "5" "35" NA "2031" 2030 177 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Luzon Island - Manila and Rizal Province. Negros Island - Negros Occidental" "" "13-Aug-02" "17-Aug-02" 5 "29" "3,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "11,680" 4.8 "\"The level of floods, caused by a tropical depression, was as high as a person's neck in some areas of Manila, forcing traffic to a standstill and stranding vehicles on streets that resembled rivers,\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "31" 1 "121" "13-Aug-2002" "5" "36" NA "2032" 2031 178 "" "China" "" "" "" "Jiangxi Province - 10 counties. Gang River Zhejiang Province - Jinhua, Quzhou and Lishui regions. Quzhou City. " "Gang" "13-Aug-02" "17-Aug-02" 5 "21" "" "22,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "28,020" 5.1 "\"In the eastern province of Jiangxi some 520,000 people in 10 counties were affected by flooding caused by torrential rain which battered the province since last Monday, ...Some residents' homes are submerged in two meters of water … water levels in the middle and upper reaches of the province's Gang River and its three tributaries have surpassed warning levels, threatening more floods\" \"In eastern Zhejiang province, 21 were confirmed dead and eight missing after powerful mountain torrents triggered by heavy rain hit dozens of villages\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "31" 1 "122" "13-Aug-2002" "5" "37" NA "2033" 2032 179 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Central Mexico - San Luis Potosi State - towns of La Ventilla, Villa de Reyes; Los Dolores dam. Villa Garcia town in Zacateca State - El Capulin dam. " "" "15-Aug-02" "17-Aug-02" 3 "21" "5,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "1,000" 3.5 "\"In San Luis Potosi, the Los Dolores dam buckled under heavy rains early Thursday, flooding the nearby municipality of Villa de Reyes … In neighboring Zacatecas the El Capulin dam burst early Thursday, unleashing a torrent of water on the city of Villa Garcia\"CAUSE:Dam break" NA NA "" 0 "31" 0 "122" "15-Aug-2002" "5" "37" NA "2034" 2033 180 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Eastern Cape province - East London" "" "16-Aug-02" "18-Aug-02" 3 "16" "2,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,000" 4 "\"heavy rains began lashing the city Thursday night, causing rivers to swell and creating flash floods. \"Two of the victims were women, one was a girl and another a man. They were all living in low-lying squatter camps around East London,\" \"The port city recorded its second heaviest rainfall on history with nearly 32 cm falling in 24 hours, washing houses and cars away, \"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "31" 0 "122" "16-Aug-2002" "5" "37" NA "2035" 2034 181 "" "China" "" "" "" "Southwestern China - Yunnan Province - Xinping County. Xiaowan Hydropower Station on Lanchang River. Yanjin. floods and landslides in 14 districts." "Lanchang" "14-Aug-02" "20-Aug-02" 7 "106" "13,000" "4,200,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,270" 5.1 "\"Early Saturday morning 17 August , work huts at a construction site of the Xiaowan Hydropower Station under construction on the Lanchang River in Yunnan were demolished by a sudden landslide.\" \"Since 14 August, Xinping County in Yunnan has had an unprecedented number of landslides. They have killed 31 people, left 36 missing and cut a 50-metre wide chasm on the mountain side.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "31" 1 "123" "14-Aug-2002" "5" "38" NA "2036" 2035 182 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Northern Vietnam - Ha Giang Province - Xin Man District. Lao Cai and Tuyen Quang provinces. " "Lo River and tributaries. Hong (Red) River in Hanoi." "14-Aug-02" "22-Aug-02" 9 "29" "80,000" "2,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "50,980" 5.8 "\"floods caused by two days of heavy rains killed 26 people and inundated tens of thousands of homes in three provinces in the north of the country and in Hanoi\" \"In Hanoi, the Red River, swollen by floodwaters, has topped its banks. The system of 500-year-old dykes has protected the city from major problems, but now houses in the area have flooded. \" \"\"This is the worst flood in Ha Giang for 30 years in terms of human lives and material losses\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "31" 1 "124" "14-Aug-2002" "5" "39" NA "2037" 2036 183 "" "China" "" "" "" "Northwest China - Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region - Kashi Prefecture. " "Gez River. Manas River " "15-Aug-02" "19-Aug-02" 5 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "17,450" 5.1 "\"At the height of the flood Gez River swept through the region at 640 cubic metres per second, causing the most severe flooding on record. Nine counties and cities have been affected by the disaster. \" \"several counties had been hit by floods after unusually heavy rain ... The situation had been aggravated by high temperatures that had brought large amounts of melt water from the mountains\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "31" 1 "125" "15-Aug-2002" "5" "40" NA "2038" 2037 184 "" "Thailand" "Burma" "" "" "Western Thailand - Provinces (districts): Tak (Mae Sot and Phob Phra), Chiang Mai (Mae Rim), Mae Ramat. Mae Sariang. --Burma - Karen and Mon states - Thanlwin Salween River. Towns: Hpa-an Pa-an and Mawlamyine Moulmein. " "Thailand - Salween, Moei, Mae Ping --Burma - Thanlwin Salween River." "17-Aug-02" "20-Sep-02" 35 "2" "150,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "49,780" 6.2 "\"flash floods raced through 31 villages in Mae Sot and Phob Phra districts after the Moei River overflowed its banks\" \"-- Thousands of people in northern Thai province of Tak have been evacuated as several days of heavy rain sparked flashfloods there ... the Moei river there broke its banks Sunday and caused flood levels as high as 2 meters\"CAUSE:Rain - flash flood" NA NA "" 1 "32" 1 "126" "17-Aug-2002" "6" "41" NA "2039" 2038 185 "" "Algeria" "" "" "" "Eastern Algeria - Regions - Tebessa, Oum El Bouaghi, Batna, Mila, Khenchela. Towns: Oued Aouf, Taxent, Teleghma, Dahouara. River: Oued El Hadjama" "" "17-Aug-02" "28-Aug-02" 12 "28" "500" "1,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "25,340" 5.5 "\"the regions of Mila, Oum El Bouaghi, Batna, and, to a lesser degree, Khenchela have been hit by floods following the \"unseasonal\" precipitation they have been witnessing since last Saturday 17 August night. \" Aug 27 \"Throughout the region, hundreds of homes have been flooded or battered by hail in the storms that began more than a week ago, and vast patches of farmland have been destroyed. The death toll was likely to rise, as many people were still missing. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "127" "17-Aug-2002" "6" "42" NA "2040" 2039 186 "" "Thailand" "Cambodia" "" "" "Northern Thailand - Provinces (districts): Lamphun (Ban Hong), Buri Ram, Ubon Ratchathani (Warin Chamrap), Loei (Muang, Wang Saphung), Petchaboon, Sukothai, Nong Khai, Trad, Chantaburi, Phetchabun, Phitsanulok (Wat Bote), Chiang Rai, Mae Hong Son (Mae Sariang, Ban Tha Sala), Khon Kaen (Nam Phong), Phichit (Muang Phichit, Taphan Hin, Bang Mun Nak, Tapkhlor), Nong Khai (Muang, Tha Bo), Prachuap Khiri Khan (Bangsapan). Roi Et. Ban Nam Ko in Lomsak district. --Cambodia - provinces: Kampong Cham, Kratie, Prey Veng, Stung Treng, Kandal. " "Thailand - Mekong, Mun, Salween, Nan, Kwai Noi, Mae Ta, Nam Li. --Cambodia - Mekong River." "18-Aug-02" "26-Nov-02" 101 "65" "400,000" "32,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "358,600" 7.7 "\"The opening of flood gates in southern China has caused the Mekong River to rise to its highest level in 30 years and triggered flooding in northeastern Thailand\" \"Water levels on the Mekong River yesterday reached 30-year highs, spreading fear among the residents of the northern, northeastern and eastern provinces that their houses will be swept away in the widespread flooding. \" \"Cambodia has had severe flooding for three years, but this year's has been particularly destructive because the waters rose much faster than expected, \"The speed of the flood this year was very fast, faster than last year but the water levels have not remained high for that long, less than seven days,\" \"In August flood waters in the Upper Mekong reached their highest levels since 1966\" -- DEAD: Camboida: 29, N Thailand: 40 -- CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 1 "33" 1 "128" "18-Aug-2002" "7" "43" NA "2041" 2040 187 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "North West Frontier Province - Peshawar and its surrounding area. Mardan, Malakand, Swabi, Matta." "" "22-Aug-02" "28-Aug-02" 7 "22" "3,000" "30,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,900" 4.5 "\"At least 20,000 people have been badly affected,\" said Haji Raza Khan, an official in the district of Mardan, approximately 60 kilometers (38 miles) north of Peshawar, adding six people had drowned in the district Friday. Floodwaters from rains that began Thursday have also injured dozens of people, killed hundreds of cattle and buffaloes and destroyed fruit and vegetable crops worth tens of thousands of dollars\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "129" "22-Aug-2002" "7" "44" NA "2042" 2041 188 "" "Burma (Myanmar)" "" "" "" "Chindwin and Irawaddy (Ayeyawaddy) Rivers. Towns: Monwya, Mawliek, Kalewa, Nyaungoo Nyaung-u, Minbu, Magway Magwe and Hinthata " "" "17-Aug-02" "4-Sep-02" 19 "" "5,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "125,500" 6.6 "\"Floodwaters brought on by monsoon rains have affected up to a million acres (404,700 hectares) of land throughout the country, leaving thousands of people homeless and causing widespread damage to crops and property\" Worst floods in 30 years. CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 1 "34" 1 "130" "17-Aug-2002" "8" "45" NA "2043" 2042 189 "" "Chile" "" "" "" "Bio Bio region (Eighth Region) - towns: Hualqui, Ralco, Collao, Tome, Penco, San Pedro de la Paz and Concepcion. Maule region - Claro, Teno and Lontue rivers. Villa Alegre, Molina. O'Higgins region - Tinguirica River at San Fernando. Other regions: Valparaiso, Central Region VI, Sierras de Bellavista, San Fernando-Pichilemu, Apalta, Puquillay, Leonera." "Andalien, Bio Bio, Nonguen, Itata. " "24-Aug-02" "29-Aug-02" 6 "2" "8,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "62,180" 5.6 "\"Many of the hardest-hit areas were in Chile's Eighth Region, 530 kilometers south of Santiago, where the Andalien and Bio Bio rivers overflowed and damaged homes in the city of Concepcion and the nearby town of Hualqui. \" \" three towns in Hualqui were completely inundated when the Bio Bio River burst its banks. Water levels in the area measured as much as one meter in depth.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "131" "24-Aug-2002" "8" "46" NA "2044" 2043 190 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Central Highland province of Dac Lac. " "" "19-Aug-02" "24-Aug-02" 6 "4" "6,000" "3,000,000" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "12,950" 4.9 "\"According to the latest report from the Central Highland province of Dac Lac, by Aug. 21, floods had seriously affected seven out of the province's 19 districts, causing four deaths, one injury, submerging nearly 1,500 houses, 6,154 hectares of rice and nearly 2,000 hectares of other crops. The total losses were estimated at 45.5 billion Vietnamese dong (VND) (3 million US dollars).\"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "132" "19-Aug-2002" "8" "47" NA "2045" 2044 191 "" "Sierra Leone" "" "" "" "Towns of of Senehun and Jamma near Bo, Tibel River. Njagabehun town in Moyamba District. Freetown." "Tibel" "29-Aug-02" "1-Sep-02" 4 "0" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,150" 4.6 "\"Some 200 people were affected by the floods, with at least 125 homes destroyed, although there were no reports of deaths....\"over 75 acres (180 hectares) of rice fields were swept away as well as 28 acres of cassava, groundnuts and vegetable fields were waterlogged and uprooted.\" \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "133" "29-Aug-2002" "8" "48" NA "2046" 2045 192 "" "South Korea" "North Korea" "" "" "South Korea - Kangnung in Kangwon Province. South Kyongsang Province: Kimhae, Hapchon, and Haman areas North Korea - Kangwon and Hwanhae provinces." "" "31-Aug-02" "3-Sep-02" 4 "138" "70,000" "800,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,000" 4.7 "Typhoon Rusa. \"More than 200 people have been reported killed or missing as a result of floods and landslides caused by the deadliest typhoon in four decades\" \"Rusa was the deadliest typhoon to hit the Korean peninsula since 1987 … , the storm washed away 274 bridges, severed railways and roads in 174 locations, knocked down 10,000 electricity poles and flooded more than 17,000 homes.\" \"Gangneung was one of the areas hit hardest by the typhoon. Many parts of the city of 220,000 people were swamped by waist-high floods after 3 feet of rain fell within 30 hours, the highest precipitation since weather officials began compiling records in the 1930s.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "134" "31-Aug-2002" "8" "49" NA "2047" 2046 193 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Far Eastern Russia - Primorye Territory - Dalnerechenskiy and Khankayskiy districts. " "Malinka and Orekhova Rivers " "28-Aug-02" "6-Sep-02" 10 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,300" 4.1 "\"The Malinka and Orekhova Rivers in the far eastern Primorye region overflowed, sending floodwaters into 60 homes... The waters flooded 680 hectares of farmland and 12 kilometers of local roads, and washed out a bridge\" \"The emergency situation was introduced 10 days ago after ceaseless rains brought about huge flooding, with water approaching houses in several villages. The floods submerged some 1,200 ha of farmlands.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "135" "28-Aug-2002" "8" "50" NA "2048" 2047 194 "" "Guatemala" "" "" "" "Guatemala City area. Villa Nueva. Pacific coast rivers overflowing." "" "29-Aug-02" "5-Sep-02" 8 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,480" 5 "\"The rains are expected to continue for at least two more days, Guatemala's Meteorological Institute said in a report. The deaths and injuries occurred on the outskirts of Guatemala City, but rivers near the country's Pacific coast have also overflown their banks, though no damages have yet been reported. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "136" "29-Aug-2002" "8" "51" 0.86 "2049" 2048 195 "" "Greece" "" "" "" "Athens, Kifissos river. Moshatos and Faliro districts" "Kifissos" "3-Sep-02" "5-Sep-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "280" 2.9 "\"Heavy rains on Tuesday evening caused the river Kifissos to burst its banks once again, flooding hundreds of homes in Athens' outlying Moshatos and Faliro districts, the fire service said. Around 700 firemen were called in to deal with hundreds of emergency calls, as flood waters reached 80 centimetres (32 inches) in some streets, carrying away cars and cutting off electricity supplies\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "34" 0 "136" "3-Sep-2002" "0" "0" NA "2050" 2049 196 "" "India" "" "" "" "Gujarat State - Bharuch district, Surat, Vadodara and Anand. Jaghadia. Narmada River Maharashtra State - Sadarpada, Jalgaon district, Nasik district, Dhule." "Godavari, Panzara, Tapi " "3-Sep-02" "6-Sep-02" 4 "22" "5,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "79,000" 5.5 "\"At least seven people drowned in flood waters, while four were buried under the debris of a wall that collapsed in Bharuch district, of western Indian state of Gujarat, the Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) reported. Three deaths were also reported from Surat, Vadodara and Anand.\"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "137" "3-Sep-2002" "0" "1" NA "2051" 2050 197 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Elba Island - northern part of island" "" "4-Sep-02" "6-Sep-02" 3 "" "1,200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "90" 2.4 "\"...meteorologists recorded 133 litres of rain per square meter in only 18 hours. The entire northern part of the popular tourist island was hit by heavy flooding. Floodwaters swept away vehicles and sections of highway and dozens of vehicles were still floating early Thursday alongside pleasure boats in Marina di Campo bay. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "34" 0 "137" "4-Sep-2002" "0" "1" NA "2052" 2051 198 "" "Yemen" "" "" "" "Flooding in several areas of Yemen \"in recent weeks\" including: southwestern province of Taiz, western province of Hudaidah, Hadramout in the southeast. " "" "22-Aug-02" "6-Sep-02" 16 "28" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,470" 5.5 "\"Thirteen people were killed last week in the southwestern province of Taiz and the western province of Hudaidah as well as in Hadramout in southeast Yemen. Fifteen more died in recent weeks in other parts of the country, the ministry said. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "138" "22-Aug-2002" "0" "2" NA "2053" 2052 199 "" "France" "" "" "" "Rhone valley. Provence. Gard, Herault and Vaucluse departments. Nimes and Avignon areas. Aramon, Sommieres, Rousson. " "" "8-Sep-02" "12-Sep-02" 5 "23" "2,500" "1,200,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,480" 4.7 "\"Officials said that up to 600 millimeters of water fell within 24 hours in some areas -- more than the usual total rainfall over six months\" \"Aramon was submerged Monday night, when a dike protecting its 3,600 inhabitants from a nearby tributary of the Rhone River gave way. At least five people were killed in the village, 10 kilometers southwest of the town of Avignon, in the Gard region\" \"In the Gard, 80 percent of vineyards were destroyed and 15 wine production and storage centers were damaged\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "139" "8-Sep-2002" "0" "3" NA "2054" 2053 200 "" "New Zealand" "" "" "" "Wakatipu region. Mararoa River" "" "19-Sep-02" "21-Sep-02" 3 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,100" 4.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "140" "19-Sep-2002" "0" "4" NA "2055" 2054 201 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "States: Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas. San Pedro. " "Pilon" "17-Sep-02" "21-Sep-02" 5 "10" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "35,140" 5.2 "" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "141" "17-Sep-2002" "0" "5" NA "2056" 2055 202 "" "Kenya" "" "" "" "Mombasa, Matuga, Kipevu Districts: Kwale, Kilifi, Mobasa, Taita Taveta" "" "16-Sep-02" "19-Sep-02" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "63,450" 5.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "142" "16-Sep-2002" "0" "6" NA "2057" 2056 203 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Texas - Counties: Brazoria, Frio, Galveston, La Salle, Matagorda, Wharton, Nueces, Live Oak and Patricio " "" "6-Sep-02" "19-Sep-02" 14 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "97,960" 6.1 "Tropical Storm Fay" NA NA "" 1 "35" 1 "143" "6-Sep-2002" "1" "7" NA "2058" 2057 204 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southwest Georgia - Seminole County. Donalsonville. Atlanta area - Vine City and Washington Park" "" "21-Sep-02" "24-Sep-02" 4 "0" "" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "5,640" 4.4 "Tropical Storm Hanna \"The storm dumped 14 to 16 inches of rain in Donalsonville early Sunday, flooding 250 homes and 54 businesses. Agricultural losses in Donalsonville and surrounding Seminole County could run into the millions of dollars, said Rome Ethridge, the county's agricultural extension coordinator, whose office was awash with a foot of water Sunday morning.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "144" "21-Sep-2002" "1" "8" NA "2059" 2058 205 "" "Cuba" "Mexico" "Nicaragua" "Jamaica" "Caribbean and Central America --Western Tip of Cuba - Western province of Pinar del Rio and the Isle of Youth --Mexico -Yucatan - Cancun, Merida, Chelem, Isla Mujeres --Nicaragua - Pacific Coast --Jamaica - " "" "18-Sep-02" "26-Sep-02" 9 "6" "300,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "48,800" 5.6 "Hurricane Isidore \"On Wednesday Isidore drenched Jamaica, caused flooding and forcing shops and banks to close. Its winds were then 80 kilometres per hour, but Isidore quickly gained strength Thursday and easily surpassed the hurricane threshold of 119 kilometres per hour.\" \" Most of the damage appeared to be to the tobacco crop and other agricultural interests but damage to buildings in the sparsely populated area was heavy from the wind and flooding caused by as much as 30 inches of rain in some areas\"" NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "145" "18-Sep-2002" "1" "9" NA "2060" 2059 206 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Central Provinces: Ha Tinh, Nghe An. Districts: Huong Son, Huong Khue and Duc Tho. " "La River" "20-Sep-02" "30-Sep-02" 11 "76" "200,000" "58,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "19,980" 5.5 "\"Raging water in the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh inundated more than 60,463 houses.... Flooding also submerged 10 kilometers of the north-south railway line, closing it for five days. According to local authorities, the floods cost more than VND894.8 billion ($58.4 million) in damages. More than 5,225 hectares of rice, 18,156 hectares of other crops, 982 cows and 26,800 fowl were lost during the week. The damage also included more than 300 schools, hundreds of bridges, 22 km of outer dykes, the same length of roads, 35 reservoirs and 859 electricity poles.\" Worst floods in 70 years. CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "146" "20-Sep-2002" "1" "10" NA "2061" 2060 207 "" "Albania" "" "" "" "Northern - Lezha and Shkoder regions. areas of Lac, Lezha, Shkodra and Kukes. Southern - districts of Berat, Skrapar, Permet, Tepelena, Gjirokastra, Saranda and Korca. Osum River in Berat. Tirana city flooded by drunk dam worker on Sep 27 " "" "21-Sep-02" "8-Oct-02" 18 "1" "9,700" "17,500,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,920" 5.3 "\"Tirana's deputy mayor resigned Tuesday after much of the Albanian capital was flooded when a drunken worker opened the gates of a nearby dam\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "147" "21-Sep-2002" "1" "11" NA "2062" 2061 208 "" "Thailand" "" "" "" "Bangkok area. Provinces (districts): Pathum Thani, Ayutthaya, Nakhon Sawan, Lop Buri (Chaibadal), Chachoengsao (Kabin Buri ), Cities: Hat Yai " "Chao Phraya, Bang Pakong, Thachin " "17-Sep-02" "2-Dec-02" 77 "1" "3,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "139,700" 7 "\"The Chao Phya and Rama VI dams are releasing 3,900 cubic meters per second, which is over crisis levels. The water level in the Chao Phraya river, which was around the 1.50 to 1.60 meter-mark at the beginning of the week, had risen 10 centimeters by Oct. 1 and is expected to continue rising and exceed the record high of 1995, when severe floods hit Bangkok.\" \"On Oct. 7, river level in the Thai capital rose to 2.02 meters in Bangkok due to a night-long torrential rain, the highest point since 1995.\"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 1 "36" 1 "148" "17-Sep-2002" "2" "12" NA "2063" 2062 209 "" "Bulgaria " "" "" "" "Rhodopes mountains. area of Krumovgrad" "" "25-Sep-02" "28-Sep-02" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,230" 4.2 "\"Severe flooding in southern Bulgaria has cut off roads to three mountain villages, leaving their 800 inhabitants isolated from the rest of the country for two days, the civil defence service said Friday. Heavy rainfall since Thursday has swept away bridges and destroyed roads in the Rhodopes mountain range in southern Bulgaria. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "149" "25-Sep-2002" "2" "13" NA "2064" 2063 210 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Lousiana - New Orleans. Parishes: Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany and Terrebonne. Lake Pontchartrain. Mississippi - Hancock and Harrison counties. Biloxi's Back Bay" "" "26-Sep-02" "29-Sep-02" 4 "1" "2,500" "100,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "31,070" 5.1 "Tropical Storm Isidore \"Isidore was a tropical storm that hit the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Florida with heavy rain and winds as high as 60 mph, causing flooding in New Orleans. It made landfall early on the morning of Sept. 26, dumping 10 to 12 inches of water in some areas, and leaving some streets in the Crescent City under as much as 20 inches of water. \"" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "150" "26-Sep-2002" "2" "14" NA "2065" 2064 211 "" "USA" "Cuba" "Jamaica" "" "USA Gulf Coast and Caribbean --Cuba - Isla de la Juventud and Pinar del Rio Province. --Eastern Jamaica - Seaforth, Trinityville. --Cayman Islands - USA Gulf Coast - Lousiana - Pointe Aux Chenes, Montegut, Franklin, Grand Isle. Lake Pontchartrain. St. Tammany Parish Mississippi - Hancock and Harrison counties. Biloxi's Back Bay" "" "29-Sep-02" "7-Oct-02" 9 "8" "317,000" "170,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "20,040" 5.3 "Hurricane Lili Lousiana - \"A combination of storm surges and rain caused levees to fail in Montegut and Franklin, where flood waters threatened hundreds of homes\"" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "151" "29-Sep-2002" "2" "15" NA "2066" 2065 212 "" "Algeria" "" "" "" "Eastern Algeria - Batna area, Zeribet El-Oued near Biskra, El-Hadjeb wadi. Hamma and Boutaleb in the Setif region." "" "9-Oct-02" "12-Oct-02" 4 "13" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,940" 5 "" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "152" "9-Oct-2002" "2" "16" NA "2067" 2066 213 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Mississippi - Counties: Tate, DeSoto, Quitman, Grenada, Panola. Horn Lake, Southaven area " "" "10-Oct-02" "12-Oct-02" 3 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,710" 4.5 "" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "153" "10-Oct-2002" "2" "17" NA "2068" 2067 214 "" "USA" "Mexico" "" "" "Southern Texas - Laredo, Brownsville, Del Rio. Medina River in San Antonio area in south Bexar County. --Northeastern Mexico - Neuvo Laredo, Matamoros, Ciudad Acuna " "Rio Grande, Guadeloupe, Medina" "10-Oct-02" "15-Oct-02" 6 "1" "800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "16,620" 5 "\"Runoff from two to eight inches of rain that fell in parts of Maverick, Kinney and Val Verde counties earlier this week produced the surge. The river was expected to crest by Friday at 27 feet, more than three times its flood stage of eight feet, . \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "154" "10-Oct-2002" "2" "18" NA "2069" 2068 215 "" "Macedonia" "" "" "" "River Trkanja between Valandovo and Strumica. Luda Mara River near Kavadarci and Negotino. Vardar river in Raotince, Tetovo region. " "Trkanja, Luda Mara, Vardar." "10-Oct-02" "16-Oct-02" 7 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,020" 4.7 "\"Flowed rivers, destroyed bridges, flooded villages, disconnected roads, non-reaped crops from the fields is the resulted of the heavy rains that constantly falls for one week in the eastern Macedonia, \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "155" "10-Oct-2002" "2" "19" NA "2070" 2069 216 "" "India" "" "" "" "Kerala State - districts of Kannur, Kasaragod, Kozhikode, Malappuram and Thiruvananthapuram." "" "10-Oct-02" "16-Oct-02" 7 "11" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "9,750" 4.8 "\"Many far-flung villages in the northern districts still remain cut off, as roads and bridges have been washed away in flash floods and landslips. \"CAUSE:Monsoon rains" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "156" "10-Oct-2002" "2" "20" NA "2071" 2070 217 "" "Argentina" "Chile" "" "" "Argentina - Santa Fe province and northern Buenos Aires province. Yuqueri Grande River in Entre Rios Province. Chico River in Chubut province. Rio Negro province - El Bolson. --Chile - rural areas in south" "Yuqueri Grande, Chico River" "12-Oct-02" "2-Nov-02" 22 "7" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "424,000" 7 "DEAD: Argentina 4, Chile 3-- DISPLACED: Argentina 6000, Chile 800" NA NA "" 1 "37" 1 "157" "12-Oct-2002" "3" "21" NA "2072" 2071 218 "" "Romania" "" "" "" "Eastern Romania - Black Sea Coast - Constanta county: Tuzla, Techirghiol, Constanta city." "" "13-Oct-02" "16-Oct-02" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "5,420" 4.5 "\"Flooding from torrential rains near the Romania's Black Sea coast on Monday claimed the life of a woman who was swept away by surging waters when the bridge she was standing on collapsed... Elsewhere in Constanta county, more than 100 houses, farms and buildings were inundated and farmland flooded in several localities... The worst affected spot was the small town of Tuzla, where about 70 percent of the village were flooded \" Worst floods in 30 years. CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "37" 1 "158" "13-Oct-2002" "3" "22" NA "2073" 2072 219 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Sumatra - Painan town. " "Batang Painan River" "18-Oct-02" "20-Oct-02" 3 "" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "135" 2.6 "\"more than 3,000 victims fled to nearby safer areas as floodwaters in Painan, some 76 kilometers south of the provincial capital, Padang, lay at a depth of one meter to two meters. The two-day heavy rains in several parts of West Sumatra since Thursday caused the Batang Painan river to overflow\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "37" 0 "158" "18-Oct-2002" "3" "22" NA "2074" 2073 220 "" "Uruguay" "" "" "" "Salto and Paysandu cities. " "Uruguay River." "12-Oct-02" "11-Nov-02" 31 "" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "187,500" 6.8 "\"Floods of the Uruguay River surging on Sunday have led to the evacuation of over 1,000 people from Salto and Paysandu, two Uruguay's river cities bordering Argentina\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "38" 1 "159" "12-Oct-2002" "4" "23" NA "2075" 2074 221 "" "UK" "" "" "" "Scotland - Edinburgh area. Aberdeen. Lothians and Borders. Kelso, Teviothead, Innerleithen, Longniddry, between Dunbar and North Berwick, Murrayfield. " "Don, Eye Water, Gala Water, Jed, Tweed, Water of Leith" "22-Oct-02" "25-Oct-02" 4 "" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "7,600" 4.7 "\"In the north-east, the River Don reached its highest level in 30 years …the River Tweed reached its highest level for decades ... An average October's rainfall fell in just two and a half days causing rivers - including the Don - to burst their banks, homes to flood and roads and rail lines to close. \" Worst floods in 30 years." NA NA "" 0 "38" 1 "160" "22-Oct-2002" "4" "24" NA "2076" 2075 222 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska - Kenai Peninsula - Homer, Seward and Portage areas. Ninilchik." "Resurrection Anchor and Kenai, Salmon Creek " "24-Oct-02" "28-Oct-02" 5 "" "" "10,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "13,900" 5 "\"Several roads were closed, bridges were washed out and people were evacuated from their homes on the Kenai Peninsula Thursday after heavy rainfall caused major flooding and raised rivers to their highest levels in 30 years… The most serious flood damage was along the Sterling Highway leading to Homer on the peninsula's west side, south of Ninilchik and the Deep Creek Bridge, \" Worst floods in 30 years." NA NA "" 0 "38" 1 "161" "24-Oct-2002" "4" "25" NA "2077" 2076 223 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern and Eastern Texas - Counties: Jefferson, Orange, Liberty, San Jacinto, Montogomery. Houston area. Beaumont, Dupont, Goliad, Calallen. Gulf Coast areas of Mississippi and Lousiana." "Guadalupe, San Antonio, Nueces, Atascosa, Aransas, San Bernard, San Marcos, San Jacinto, Tres Palacios, Colorado. Oso Creek." "23-Oct-02" "13-Nov-02" 22 "1" "75" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "106,200" 6.4 "\"Major flooding along parts of the San Antonio, Guadalupe and Nueces Rivers in Texas, river flooding elsewhere minor to moderate. Flooding was reported along more than 32 rivers in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Alabama.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 1 "39" 1 "162" "23-Oct-2002" "5" "26" NA "2078" 2077 224 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Southern Vietnam - Binh Dinh province " "" "26-Oct-02" "29-Oct-02" 4 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,900" 4.5 "\"After the three days of rain, around 400 homes were flooded, and 40 houses and 3 bridges were destroyed, … The largest river in the province has risen 30 centimetres above the highest warning level … Binh Dinh province is not usually affected by the flooding that hits areas of Vietnam annually\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "163" "26-Oct-2002" "5" "27" NA "2079" 2078 225 "" "Kenya" "" "" "" "Eastern Kenya - Madogo Division of Tana River District. Tana River. Marere river in Kinango area of Kwale district. " "Tana, Marere" "29-Oct-02" "4-Nov-02" 7 "14" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "77,900" 5.7 "\"Tuesday night flooding which occured after the walls of a dam next to a settlement collapsed following a heavy downpour. … The floods, which marked the onset of the short rains, spared only permanent structures and covered a 5-kilometre radius.\"CAUSE:Rain and Dam break" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "164" "29-Oct-2002" "5" "28" NA "2080" 2079 226 "" "China" "" "" "" "Guangdong province - Shaoguan city, Lechang district, Ruyuan county " "" "28-Oct-02" "2-Nov-02" 6 "" "50,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "7,900" 4.7 "\"Storms hit the region on Sunday, bringing 211mm of rainfall over four days. The waters inundated about 5,500 hectares of farmland, destroying 1,300 hectares of crops in Shaoguan. More than 400 houses were destroyed.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "165" "28-Oct-2002" "5" "29" NA "2081" 2080 227 "" "Columbia" "" "" "" "Landslides and flooding in El Dorado, Canonico and San Mateo near Montecristo in the San Lucas mountains. Bolivar province." "" "29-Oct-02" "31-Oct-02" 3 "60" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,900" 4.3 "\"After heavy rain, the gravel and mudflow swept through several small villages and farmsteads in Bolivar province.\" \"heavy rains caused several rivers in the region some 700 kilometers (420 miles) north of Bogota to overflow, causing mudslides to cascade down upon three villages last Tuesday\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "166" "29-Oct-2002" "5" "30" NA "2082" 2081 228 "" "India" "" "" "" "Southern India - Tamil Nadu state - Cauvery delta and Chennai City. Mayiladuthurai, Pudukottai, Meenambakkam. " "Cauvery" "31-Oct-02" "4-Nov-02" 5 "20" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "22,700" 5.1 "\"The week-long downpour has caused extensive damage to property. Roads have been flooded and hun dreds of people displaced from slums have been forced to take shelter in school buildings.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "167" "31-Oct-2002" "5" "31" 0.91 "2083" 2082 229 "" "Vietnam" "" "" "" "Central coastal provinces of Khanh Hoa (Ninh Hoa, Dien Khanh ) and Phu Yen. Thu Duc District. " "Dinh, Cai, Sai Gon. " "3-Nov-02" "7-Nov-02" 5 "2" "" "200,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,700" 4.6 "\"Floods in Khanh Hoa province pulled down two houses, sank four ships, damaged two bridges, and inundated provincial roads. Rivers in the province are swelling fast. The Dinh river's water level measured at 5.89 m, or 0.89 m above the highest warning level while that of the Cai river has risen to 8.79 m at 13:00 hrs of Monday. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "168" "3-Nov-2002" "0" "1" NA "2084" 2083 230 "" "Trinidad" "" "" "" "Central and northern Trinidad -central Caroni Basin, St Joseph river. east/west Tamana area, parts of Macoya, Cumuto, Tunapuna, Tacarigua," "St Joseph" "5-Nov-02" "20-Nov-02" 16 "3" "300" "3,300,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "880" 4.1 "\"...described \"as unusual\", Tuesday's floods, which resulted from a tropical depression that dumped several inches of rain on the country\" \"Heavy rains over the past two weeks have left a number of villages and towns, mainly in Central Trinidad, flooded and the Met Office on Wednesday warned of further rains that could lead to additional problems for a number of residents who have reported millions of dollars in lost property and animals.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "169" "5-Nov-2002" "0" "2" NA "2085" 2084 231 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Junin Province - mudslides and flooding - towns: San Pedro, San Francisco de Panama, Palcapampa and Pacasmayo. Satipo. Rio Blanco " "Rio Blanco" "9-Nov-02" "12-Nov-02" 4 "4" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,100" 4.4 "\"At least four people died and an undetermined number are missing after mudslides caused when a river overflowed its banks in the Peruvian province of Junin\" \"Persistent downpours caused the Rio Blanco to overflow its banks, damaging scores of homes and washing away stretches of highway and crops\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "170" "9-Nov-2002" "0" "3" NA "2086" 2085 232 "" "UK" "Ireland" "" "" "UK -- North and northeast Scotland - Elgin in Moray. Forres, Rothes, Craigellachie, Dufftown, Tayside, Aberdeen area, Aberdeenshire village of Aboyne, Angus. Southwest England - Devon and Cornwall - St Ives, Penzance, Redruth, Hayle, Newlyn, Crowlas. Rivers: Exe, Stennac, Middle and Lower River Stour. Southwest Wales - Milford Haven, Carmarthenshire --Eastern Ireland - North Dublin, Kildare, Meath (Dunboyne),. Wexford (Blackwater), Waterford, Gorey, Wicklow, Clonee, Mulhuddart, Blanchardstown. River Tolka" "UK - Lossie, Mosset Burn, Divvie, Spey, South Esk, Dee, Isla. Ireland - Tolka" "14-Nov-02" "25-Nov-02" 12 "1" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 2 "11,750" 5.5 "\"In St Ives, Cornwall water levels rose by over five feet overnight as the River Stennac burst its banks. \" \" [Elgin] Inspector Stewart Milne of Grampian Police said the floods had been \"the worst in living memory\". He said there were reports that the flood water reached 4ft high in some place.\" Dublin \"This is the worst devastation this area has experienced for 50 years.\" \"Around 200 people in Moray had to flee at the weekend as the worst floods since 1829 cascaded through their homes. \" \"FLOOD levels on the River Dee reached their highest level for 30 years yesterday, after 48 hours of torrential rain lashed the north-east of Scotland.\" 50 year floods in Dublin 180 year floods in Elgin." NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "171" "14-Nov-2002" "0" "4" NA "2087" 2086 233 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Nova Scotia - Halifax area. Greenwood, Kings Co., Shearwater, Windsor. Gaspereau River in Annapolis Valley." "Gaspereau" "14-Nov-02" "17-Nov-02" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,330" 4.2 "\"Nova Scotia logged record amounts of rainfall over the last two days … more than 12 centimetres of rain in 36 hours.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "172" "14-Nov-2002" "0" "5" NA "2088" 2087 234 "" "France" "" "" "" "Southeastern France - Hyeres, Ain, Southeaast of Lyon. Besancon, Valence area. " "Rhone, Saone and Loire and tributaries. " "16-Nov-02" "20-Nov-02" 5 "1" "2,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,840" 4.4 "\"On Saturday, some 2,000 people were evacuated southeast of the city of Lyon as the Rhone, Saone and Loire rivers and their tributaries rose over warning levels\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "39" 1 "173" "16-Nov-2002" "0" "6" NA "2089" 2088 235 "" "Kenya" "" "" "" "Central Kenya - Kiambu District - River Riara from Kiambu town to Githurai area in Nairobi." "Riara" "17-Nov-02" "20-Nov-02" 4 "12" "2,000" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "920" 3.6 "\"Over 100 homes were swept away by the raging waters which covered over 10 km. \" \"The water swept everything in its path for another 16 km to Githurai area in Nairobi\"CAUSE:Dam Break" NA NA "" 0 "39" 0 "173" "17-Nov-2002" "0" "6" NA "2090" 2089 236 "" "Congo" "Zaire" "" "" "North and Central Congo - Loukolelas, Makotimpoko and Mossaka --Western Zaire - " "Lower Congo River and Tributaries including Likouala aux Herbes, Oubangui, Giri, Sangha, Ngoko." "10-Nov-02" "5-Jan-03" 57 "" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "115,400" 6.8 "Detected by monitoring MODIS imagery in early November. MODIS observation on December 29 shows slightly less flooding than at end of November. Flooding still observed in early January 2003. \"Floods caused by torrential rain and the swelling of the Congo river in recent weeks have left thousands of people without shelter in central and northern parts of Congo\"" NA NA "" 1 "40" 1 "174" "10-Nov-2002" "1" "7" NA "2091" 2090 237 "" "New Zealand" "" "" "" "Christchurh area, Beckenham. Bowenvale Valley. " "Heathcote River" "19-Nov-02" "21-Nov-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "600" 3.3 "\"At noon yesterday the city council's rain gauge at the head of the Bowenvale Valley was showing almost 140mm of rain since Saturday.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "174" "19-Nov-2002" "1" "7" NA "2092" 2091 238 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska - Salcha." "Tanana River" "19-Nov-02" "21-Nov-02" 3 "" "" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "600" 3.3 "\"Warmer than usual weather has caused ice in the Tanana River to break apart and pile into a mile-long, 200-foot-wide jam. \"CAUSE:Ice Jam" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "174" "19-Nov-2002" "1" "7" NA "2093" 2092 239 "" "Uganda" "Kenya" "" "" "Uganda - Kampala area, Nakivubo Channel. Eastern districts: Mbale, Bugiri, Sironko. Southwestern districts: Rukungiri, Kabale and Busheny. --Kenya - Nyando District, Ayweyo, Awach River. " "Awach" "16-Nov-02" "25-Nov-02" 10 "2" "2,300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,980" 5.1 "Heavy rains since late October. \"The on-going El-Nino rains have displaced 492 families and destroyed vast amount of properties in Uganda in landslides and floods\" -- DISPLACED: Uganda 2000, Kenya \"hundreds\" -- CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "175" "16-Nov-2002" "1" "8" NA "2094" 2093 240 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Southern Somalia - Lower Juba and Middle Juba regions. Buale, Hagar and Afmadow. Luuq in Gedo region. " "Jubba (Juba)" "8-Nov-02" "21-Nov-02" 14 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "65,260" 6 "\"Large areas of the Juba Valley in southern Somalia have been flooded, with thousand of hectares of farmland inundated by flood waters… the Deyr rains (September -December) started early this year, cutting off all roads and severing business activity between the town and Kismayo and Mogadishu.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "176" "8-Nov-2002" "1" "9" NA "2095" 2094 241 "" "Costa Rica" "Panama" "" "" "Caribbean coast --Costa Rica - Limon province. Sarapiqui, Siquirres, Limon, Talamanca, Sixaola, Cartago. Valle La Estrella, Limon Centro, Bananito La Bomba, Matina, Bribri, Olivia, Paraiso, Margarita, Catarina, Celia, Bambu, Suretka, Shiroles, Coroma and Gavilan. Rivers: Bananito, Santa Clara. Sixaola, Estrella, Chirripó-Matina, Barbilla, Banano-Bananito. --Panama - Provinces: Bocas del Toro, Veraguas, Darien, Colon. Rivers: Indio, Sixaola. Capira, Maria Chiquita, Santa Maria de Belen. " "" "23-Nov-02" "13-Dec-02" 21 "8" "7,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "2,200" 4.8 "\"The storm left several towns along the Caribbean coast incommunicado, knocking out part of a bridge crossing the Bananito River, \" \"Television stations have shown images of towns inundated with up to 1.5 meters of water\" \"Floods of this intensity had not struck the region for the last 32 years. This month, Limón has experienced 200% more rain than expected\" Worst floods in 32 years. -- DEAD: CostaRica 7, Panama 1 -- DISPLACED: Costa Rica 7000, Panama \"hundreds\" -- CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "177" "23-Nov-2002" "1" "10" NA "2096" 2095 242 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumatra - Aceh Province - Districts: South Aceh (Tapaktuan, Samadha, Sudoh, Krueng Sarulah. Sarullah River.); Nagan Raya (Darul Makmur, Kuala, Seunagan, Lami); --Southwest Aceh (Kreung Batee, Ie Mirah); Aceh Singkil (Singkil, Gunung Meriah, Simpang Kanan, Sultan Daulat, Rundeng, Kuta Baharu. Cinendang River.); West Aceh. North Sumatra Province - Central Tapanuli regency: Andam Dewi, Barus, Sorkam, West Sorkam and Kolang districts. Sibundong River. Nias Island - Gunungsitoli area, Nou River. " "Sarullah, Cinendang, Sibundong, Nou" "19-Nov-02" "3-Dec-02" 15 "12" "117,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "17,000" 5.6 "\"Triggered by several days of heavy rains, rivers in several districts of Aceh's western coast area overflowed their banks and inundated dozens of villages,\" \"the floods had also forced thousands of people to take refuge in higher areas, and paralyzed road communications between Meulaboh, West Aceh, and Tapaktuan, South Aceh\" Worst floods in 50 years." NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "178" "19-Nov-2002" "1" "11" NA "2097" 2096 243 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska - South Kenai Peninsula - Homer area, Ninilchik, Black Water Bend, Anchor Point. Sterling Highway." "Anchor River and tributaries. " "23-Nov-02" "25-Nov-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,700" 3.7 "\"Homes were evacuated in low-lying areas of the south Kenai Peninsula Saturday and an 8-mile stretch of the Sterling Highway and two bridges were closed temporarily as torrential rains once again flooded the Anchor River and a number of streams.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "178" "23-Nov-2002" "1" "11" NA "2098" 2097 244 "" "Morocco" "" "" "" "Western Morocco - Provinces: Benslimane, Khouribga. Settat region. Towns: El Gara, Bengueribi, Mohammedia, Berrechid. Moulay Yacoub, near Fez." "Bengueribi, El Maleh." "24-Nov-02" "29-Nov-02" 6 "63" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "40,850" 5.6 "\"Heavy rain Sunday and Monday, which came amid a four-year drought in Morocco, caused flooding that left 30 people dead in the rural farming area of Settat,\" \"Flood damage also sparked a fire at the SAMIR oil refinery in the industrial town of Mohammedia, located between Rabat and Casablanca,\" \"the deadliest natural disaster to strike the north African country in seven years.\" Worst floods in 30 years. CAUSE:Rain - flash floods" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "179" "24-Nov-2002" "1" "12" NA "2099" 2098 245 "" "Malaysia" "" "" "" "Johor State - Ledang parlimentary constituency: Simpang Lima Darat, Parit Bunga Raya Hujung, Paya Kepong, Sri Jaya Bukit Banjar." "" "19-Nov-02" "26-Nov-02" 8 "" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,230" 4 "\"Rising water following heavy rain in the past few days has forced about 400 people living in the Ledang parlimentary constituency to be evacuated\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "179" "19-Nov-2002" "1" "12" NA "2100" 2099 246 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Northern Italy - Regions: Liguria, Emilia Romagna, Lombardy, Trentino. Genoa, Turin, Milan, Venice, Trieste, Bologna, Mantua, Friuli. Towns: Pordenone, Como, Milan, Venice. Lake Maggiore area." "Noncello. Po, Lambo." "22-Nov-02" "3-Dec-02" 12 "" "10,000" "350,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,900" 5.6 "\"Overflowing rivers and lakes have flooded several towns and cities, including Milan and Venice, and have caused landslides across northern Italy.\"CAUSE:Rain - Landslides" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "180" "22-Nov-2002" "1" "13" NA "2101" 2100 247 "" "Greece" "Macedonia" "" "" "Northern Greece - Pieria region, Larisa region. --Macedonia - Northern Skopje: Suto Orizari. " "Vardar river." "6-Dec-02" "10-Dec-02" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,030" 3.7 "\"Large amounts of wheat, kiwis and vine have been buried in mud and water, houses and shops have been flooded... and the Dion archeological site has been swamped with mud,\" \"Rail lines and roads were cut between Athens and Thessaloniki north of Pieria after violent rains swelled rivers throughout Pieria, at the foot of Mount Olympus. The rail link was to reopen late on Sunday.\" \"Heavy rains hit Macedonia starting late on December 4, 2002, causing the Vardar river to reach a critical level. The most affected areas are located in northern Skopje\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "180" "6-Dec-2002" "1" "13" NA "2102" 2101 248 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Eastern Brazil - Town of Angra Dos Reis, district of Areal. " "Japuida, Perereque and Mambucaba." "9-Dec-02" "11-Dec-02" 3 "39" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "80" 2.6 "\"Almost 2,000 people were forced to leave their homes by the mudslides and floods, which were triggered by torrential rains over the weekend. Civil defence officials said it was the worst disaster to hit the town of about 60,000 people, 100 miles west of Rio de Janeiro. \" \"The town was pounded with more than five inches of rain in 24 hours,\" Worst floods in 20 years. CAUSE:Rain - Landslides" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "180" "9-Dec-2002" "1" "13" NA "2103" 2102 249 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "East Java Province - Pacet hot springs in Mojokerto. " "Mojosari river." "11-Dec-02" "15-Dec-02" 5 "28" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "650" 3.5 "\" A river of mud, rocks and boulders swept down Welirang mountain Wednesday afternoon and buried the resort, which was packed with families marking the festivities at the end of the Muslim fasting month.\"CAUSE:Rain - Landslides" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "180" "11-Dec-2002" "1" "13" NA "2104" 2103 250 "" "France" "" "" "" "Southern France - Between Montpellier and Nîmes, Sommières" "" "13-Dec-02" "14-Dec-02" 2 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,300" 3.4 "" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "180" "13-Dec-2002" "1" "13" NA "2105" 2104 251 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northern California - Counties: Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Santa Barbara. San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys. Napa city, Napa Valley, San Jose, North Vacaville, Yountville, Los Gatos. --Southern California - Carlsbad, La Verne and San Dimas. --Nevada - Reno. --Oregon - Coquille River." "Napa, Guadalupe, Russian, Sacramento, Eel and Navarro. Coquille" "14-Dec-02" "24-Dec-02" 11 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "44,630" 5.7 "Detected by Quikscat. \"A deadly weather system that lashed the Pacific Coast with record rainfall, flooding and wind up to 100 mph may have been just the beginning of a stormy holiday period... Rain is expected for the next couple of weeks, with occasional breaks, the weather service said, partly because El Nino has warmed the tropical Pacific, pumping extra moisture into the storms. Precipitation levels in San Francisco are expected to be 20 percent to 50 percent above normal for the next three months,\" \"So far, most flooding has been minor, with the exception of extensive street flooding in Napa County California early Monday morning some evacuations were reported in the City of Napa\" \"The Northern California towns of Yountville and Los Gatos got 6 inches of rain late Sunday and early Monday. The National Weather Service reported record rainfall, including 2.32 inches measured Monday at the University of California at Los Angeles. \"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "181" "14-Dec-2002" "1" "14" NA "2106" 2105 252 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "Eastern Province - Districts: Batticaloa, Ampara, Trincomalee, Kilinochchi. North Central Province - Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapra" "" "16-Dec-02" "20-Dec-02" 5 "2" "500,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,150" 4.8 "\"The district of Batticaloa was the worst affected with over 60,000 families forced to leave their flooded homes, officials said, adding that heavy rain had lashed the region for four straight days.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "182" "16-Dec-2002" "1" "15" NA "2107" 2106 253 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumatra - Riau Province: Kampar River in Kampar regency. Rokan Kanan River in Rokan Hulu regency. Jambi Province: Kerinci regency. Batang Maron River. " "Kampar, Rokan Kanan, Batang Maron." "15-Dec-02" "20-Dec-02" 6 "" "60,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "21,900" 5.1 "\"Floodwaters spread to other areas in Riau, threatening to cut off food supplies to the province from neighboring West Sumatra as the flooding was likely to submerge the only alternative road connecting the two regions.\" \"Some 50,000 people in Rokan Hulu regency fled their homes to safer areas on Tuesday as flooding occurred in at least 27 villages in three subdistricts... refugees ... had anticipated the floods, the worst in Rokan Hulu since 1976, days before the disaster hit the town.\" \"Floods also have been plaguing the neighboring province of Jambi since last Saturday, forcing almost 10,000 families in at least 62 villages in the regency of Kerinci to flee to safer areas.\" Worst floods in 16 years. CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "183" "15-Dec-2002" "1" "16" NA "2108" 2107 254 "" "Lebanon" "" "" "" "Sidon, Tyre, Akkar, Kesrouan, Eastern Bekaa valley, Hasbaya, Beirut, Nabatieh." "Sayneeq, Litani, Wazzani, Hasbani, Nahr al-Kabir, Al-Ustuwan, Nahr Ibrahim " "20-Dec-02" "22-Dec-02" 3 "" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,210" 4.1 "\"The rainfall, coupled with exceptionally strong winds, also caused power failures in some areas in Lebanon, particularly in the north where rains swept away about 12 homes. Hundreds of others were partly immersed in water, which in some cases reached two-meters (seven feet) high. Civil Defense workers and army troops evacuated people from 50 homes in the remote town of Akkar near the Lebanese-Syrian border\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "184" "20-Dec-2002" "1" "17" NA "2109" 2108 255 "" "Kenya" "" "" "" "Marigat Division in Baringo District. Ng'ambo, Ng'arua, Eldume, Sintaan. " "Perkerra River" "21-Dec-02" "23-Dec-02" 3 "6" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "750" 3.4 "\"The five were swept away by the raging waters of the Perkerra River after it burst its banks in heavy rains that pounded the Tugen Hills and Karbatonjo escarpment\" \"More than 5,000 goats were killed while hundreds of houses were destroyed.\"CAUSE:Rain -flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "184" "21-Dec-2002" "1" "17" NA "2110" 2109 256 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Western Cape - Karoo. De Doorns and Touwsriver." "" "21-Dec-02" "24-Dec-02" 4 "" "50" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "780" 3.5 "\"Touwsriver was the hardest hit by flash floods and high winds. Storm water rushed down mountain gullies, flooding newly build RDP houses. Walls caved in and families were evacuated.\" \"The rivers are in spate, farm dams are filling up and the drought has been broken.\"CAUSE:Rain -flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "184" "21-Dec-2002" "1" "17" NA "2111" 2110 257 "" "Angola" "" "" "" "Luanda city - Maianga municipality and Kinanga zone " "" "23-Dec-02" "25-Dec-02" 3 "4" "40" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,800" 3.9 "\"At least four people died and several houses were destroyed due to the rains that fell on Luanda, partially paralysing the city.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "184" "23-Dec-2002" "1" "17" NA "2112" 2111 258 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumatra - South Sumatra State: village of Laai and dozens of villages in the region. Lampung State : Gunung Kemala --South Sulawesi - Polewali Mamasa district, Mambi. --Java - Pandeglang district of Banten. Cibaliung river. Bandung district: Baleendah, Dayeuhkolot, Ciparay. Citarum River. " "Cibaliung, Citarum" "26-Dec-02" "31-Dec-02" 6 "24" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,760" 4.9 "\"Heavy rains caused floods and landslides in a hilly region of southern Sumatra island\" \"Torrential downpours since Thursday night have flooded dozens of villages in the region, about 250 miles northwest of the capital Jakarta.\" \"A total of 2,676 houses in Indonesia's Bandung district were inundated on Thursday as Citarum River overflowed following incessant rains in the past two days.\"CAUSE:Rain - Landslides" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "185" "26-Dec-2002" "1" "18" NA "2113" 2112 259 "" "Malaysia" "" "" "" "Negeri Sembilan State - Port Dickson, Sendayan, Seremban, Rantau. " "Sungai Sepang and tributaries, Sungai Jimah." "27-Dec-02" "29-Dec-02" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "900" 3.4 "\"Flash floods hit several low-lying areas here (Port Dickson) and in Seremban following several hours of heavy rains\" \"Sungai Sepang and its tributaries to burst their banks\" \"A resident said this was one of the worst floods in the area\"CAUSE:Rain -flash flood" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "185" "27-Dec-2002" "1" "18" NA "2114" 2113 260 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northern California - Counties: Humboldt, Mendocino, Siskiyou. Eureka, Humboldt Bay. " "Eel, Mad and Navarro." "28-Dec-02" "31-Dec-02" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "20,630" 4.9 "\"The worst-hit areas were in the northern end of the state, where a record 7 inches of rain fell in Eureka, and flood warnings were issued on the Eel, Mad and Navarro rivers in Humboldt and Mendocino counties.\"CAUSE:Rain" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "186" "28-Dec-2002" "1" "19" NA "2115" 2114 261 "" "Vanuatu" "" "" "" "Southern Tanna Island - Tafea Province: from Ipeukel on the Southeast Coast to Green Point in the South" "" "21-Dec-02" "25-Dec-02" 5 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "146" 2.9 "heavy rain with hail - a very unusual phenomenon in these latitudes - caused a number of large landslides and flash-flooding - agricultural damageCAUSE:Rain - Landslides" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "186" "21-Dec-2002" "1" "19" 1.16 "2116" 2115 1 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern USA Texas - Western Florida - Mississippi - Louisiana -" "Texas - Sabine, Angelina, Guadalupe, Navasota, Neches, Nueces, Sabine, Sulphur; Attoyac and Black Cypress Bayous; Little Cypress Creek. --Western Florida - Withlacoochee, Alafia, Hillsborough, Little Manatee, Manatee, Peace. Cypress Creek. --Mississippi - Pearl, Big Sunflower, Big Black --Louisiana - Calcasieu, Little." "1-Jan-03" "6-Jan-03" 6 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "144,000" 5.9 "Jan 3 - USGS flood gages show several rivers above flood stage in western Florida, eastern Texas, Lousiana. Mississippi, Arkansas. High water in eastern Texas and Lower Mississippi valley observed by MODIS Jan 1-4. QuikSCAT shows new anomalies in eastern Texas and southern Lousiana on week ending Jan 4." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "1" "1-Jan-2003" "0" "1" NA "2117" 2116 2 "" "UK " "" "" "" "UK - Southern England. Anglia region. Thames valley. Midlands. Sussex, Kent and Hampshire. Yalding in Kent. Helston and Crowlas in Cornwall. Paignton, Torquay and Lympstone in Devon. River Avon in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Thames Ditton Island. Chertsey in Surrey." "Tributaries of the Medway river at Yalding in Kent, Avon, Thames." "1-Jan-03" "6-Jan-03" 6 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,090" 5.1 "\"The Thames Flood Barrier was closed a record 14 consecutive times in the first week of 2003 after the entire average rainfall for December fell in just 10 days at the end of last month. Water levels in the Thames Estuary rose four feet above average - the highest since 1947 and the third highest in 120 years.\" January 3 - Over 399 flood warnings in effect in England and Wales, the ground is saturated. \"'The rivers are right up to the tops of the banks and they just cannot take any more.\" \"River Thames had reached \"extremely high levels\", with flows in some places higher than those experienced during the 'great flood of 1947'\" Flooding in Thames valley observed by MODIS on Jan 5." NA NA "" 0 "0" 1 "2" "1-Jan-2003" "0" "2" NA "2118" 2117 3 "" "Germany" "Portugal" "Belgium" "Romania, France, Czech Republic" "Germany - Regions: Saxony-Anhalt, Baviaria. Towns: Coburg, Zell, Cologne, Koblenz, Regensburg, Wertheim, Soemmerda. Central and northern Portugal - Agueda town. Bairrada region. Romania - Poiana Teiului Southern and western Belgium - Geraardsbergen. western city of Ghent, towns and villages southwest of Brussels. Northern France - Lisieux, Ardennes region.Oise and Aisne regions. Netherlands - Czech Republic - Vestec. Prague. Usti nad Labem, Northern Bohemia." "Germany - Moselle, Main, Saale, Itz, Rhine, Elbe. Portugal - Agueda, Douro. Romania - Bistrita river Belgium - Meuse, Dender. France - Seine and its tributaries Oise and Aisne. Netherlands - Meuse Czech Republic - Vltav, Berounka, Mrlina, Elbe" "1-Jan-03" "8-Jan-03" 8 "7" "1,500" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "167,000" 6.1 "A week of heavy rain in Europe swells rivers. Several Rhine tributaries have broken banks in Germany. Flooding and landslides in Portugal. Bistrita river in Romania floods hundreds of houses in four villages. Worst floods in a nearly a decade in Belgium. MODIS observation of flooding along Lower Rhine on January 7. MODIS observations of high water along Seine tributaries Oise, Aisne, Marne and Aube rivers January 5 - 7 in northern France. MODIS observation of high water on Saone river south of Dijon, France on Jan 7. QuikSCAT shows new anomaly east of Paris on Marne River on week ending Jan 4." NA NA "" 1 "1" 1 "3" "1-Jan-2003" "1" "3" NA "2119" 2118 4 "" "Kenya" "" "" "" "Western Kenya - Kisumu - Manyattta, Dunga and Nyalenda. Kisii. " "River Auji. " "4-Jan-03" "6-Jan-03" 3 "" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "390" 3.1 "Heavy rains in Nandi hills and water hyacinth clogging rivers and streams flood low lying areas of Kisumu estates" NA NA "" 0 "1" 0 "3" "4-Jan-2003" "1" "3" NA "2120" 2119 5 "" "Malawi" "Mozambique " "" "" "Malawi -- Districts: Salima, Balaka, Dedza, Machinga, Ntcheu, Dowa, Phalombe, Lilongwe, Mwanza, Rumphi, Nsanje, Shire, Chikwawa, Nyungwe-Wovwe in Karonga District. Bwanje Valley. Shire River. ---Mozambique --Nampula Province: Nampula. Moma, Murrupula, Ribaue, Malema, Lalaua, Mecuburi, Angoche, Moma. --Zambezia Province: Gurue and Mocuba. Tete province, Cabo Delgado." "Malawi - Shire River. --Mozambique: Nampula Province - Meluli, Mutivaze, Monapo, Zambezia Province - Licungo Tete province - Revubue Cabo Delgado - Muaguide, Montepuez, Messalo." "1-Jan-03" "17-Feb-03" 48 "23" "400,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "354,400" 7.2 "Tropical cyclone Delfina Malawi - Floods destroy bridges, roads and railways; agriculture damage Mozambique - Heavy rains after tropical cyclone. Damage to bridges, roads and railways. Jan 17 - more flooding reported farther north in Cabo Delgado and Tete provinces. Deaths - Malawi: 8; Mozambique: 15. Jan 14 MODIS observation of flooding along Lower Shire River and north of Lake Chilwa in Malawi; also flooding of coastal rivers in Zambezia and Sofala Provinces and north of Beira in Mozambique. Jan 15 MODIS observation of less flooding in all places flooded on Jan 14. Additional MODIS observations showing progressively less flooding on Shire River and Mozambique coast on Jan 16, 19, 22, 23, 30." NA NA "" 1 "2" 1 "4" "1-Jan-2003" "2" "4" NA "2121" 2120 6 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "Central Bolivia - Cochabamba and Santa Cruz Departments - " "San Julian and Chutacagua rivers" "3-Jan-03" "8-Jan-03" 6 "1" "6,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "19,480" 5.1 "Heavy rains after a several month drought. Over 17 towns inundated." NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "5" "3-Jan-2003" "2" "5" NA "2122" 2121 7 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska - Salcha. Piledriver Slough." "Tanana River" "4-Jan-03" "8-Jan-03" 5 "0" "" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "1,680" 3.9 "Two miles of Old Richardson Highway flooded, isolating town of Salcha " NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "5" "4-Jan-2003" "2" "5" NA "2123" 2122 8 "" "Macedonia" "" "" "" "Northeastern Macedonia - Orizare, Shkup Skopje. Kumanovo. " "Kojnarka and Lipkovka." "8-Jan-03" "10-Jan-03" 3 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "880" 3.4 "Two rivers overflow and damage 500 houses" NA NA "" 0 "2" 0 "5" "8-Jan-2003" "2" "5" NA "2124" 2123 9 "" "New Zealand" "" "" "" "Northern New Zealand Upper North Island - Waikato,Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty - Towns: Whitianga, Torbay, Tairua, Te Aroha, Albany, Pauanui. " "Waihou, Kauaeranga, Wairua." "8-Jan-03" "11-Jan-03" 4 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,200" 4.2 "Severe flooding in Whitianga and Torbay. 500mm of rain in two days. " NA NA "" 0 "2" 1 "6" "8-Jan-2003" "2" "6" NA "2125" 2124 10 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Southeastern Brazil --Rio de Janeiro State - Rio de Janeiro, Petropolis, Piabanka river. Paulo de Fronty, Paty de Alferes, Niteroi --Sao Paulo State - Sao Paulo city --Minas Gerais State - Contagem, Belo Horizonte, Raposos and Riberao das Neves. 33 state municipalities affected." "Rio de Janeiro State - Piabanka river." "11-Jan-03" "4-Feb-03" 25 "29" "16,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "75,950" 6.3 "Heavy rains throughout eastern Brazil for last 30 days causing extensive flooding and mudslides. Flooding observed by MODIS in southern Minas Gerias state on Feb 1" NA NA "" 1 "3" 1 "7" "11-Jan-2003" "3" "7" NA "2126" 2125 11 "" "Malaysia" "" "" "" "Sarawak midwest - Districts: Sibu, Kanowit, Julau, Macan. Sarikei. " "Rejang River." "12-Jan-03" "15-Jan-03" 4 "0" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "14,320" 4.8 "" NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "8" "12-Jan-2003" "3" "8" NA "2127" 2126 12 "" "Fiji" "" "" "" "Northern Fiji Vanua Levu island: Labasa and Savusavu. Other islands: Vanuavatu, Cicia, Lau islands." "" "14-Jan-03" "16-Jan-03" 3 "15" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,870" 3.7 "\"Tropical Cyclone Ami, producing tidal waves, 3m floods and winds gusting up to 185km/h\" Seven killed by river flooding in Labasa on Vanua Levu. Labasa town: \"the worst nightmare the town has ever experienced\"" NA NA "" 0 "3" 0 "8" "14-Jan-2003" "3" "8" NA "2128" 2127 13 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Kalimantan - Sungai Raya subdistrict: Sungai Bawung, Bawung, Teresak, Sungai Duri, Sungai Jaga Atas, Sungai Pangkalan II, Rukmajaya, Sungai Keran and Karimunting Central Kalimantan - Sampit" "" "14-Jan-03" "6-Feb-03" 24 "" "30,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "9,360" 5.5 "13 villages inundated. \" floods were the worst natural disaster to hit the Bengkayang district since 1971\" News reports on Feb 6 say flooding has been continuous since January. Worst floods in 30 years. MODIS observation of minor flooding near Singkawang on January 19." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "9" "14-Jan-2003" "3" "9" NA "2129" 2128 14 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Northern Afghanistan - Mazar region - Balkh Province. Shor Tapa District. Shortapa village." "Amu Darya river." "14-Jan-03" "20-Jan-03" 7 "" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,670" 4.1 "Four villages in Shor Tapa District affected by flooding as of Jan 20. MODIS observation on Jan 22 of Amu Daria River in Balkh province shows no visible flooding." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "10" "14-Jan-2003" "3" "10" NA "2130" 2129 15 "" "Tunisia " "" "" "" "Northern and central Tunisia - Sbeitla province, Le Kef province. Jendouba, Béja, Manouba and Bizerte. Kasserine, Kairouan, Sidi Bouzid, le Kef and Monastir. " "Oued Mejerda." "14-Jan-03" "16-Jan-03" 3 "8" "27,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "27,680" 4.9 "Heavy rains for a week in Tunisia following 4 year drought. Rivers bursting banks in the northwest. Worst floods in 10 years." NA NA "" 0 "3" 1 "11" "14-Jan-2003" "3" "11" NA "2131" 2130 16 "" "Argentina" "" "" "" "Santa Fe Province" "Salado River" "13-Jan-03" "31-Jan-03" 19 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "60,480" 6.1 "Detected by monitoring MODIS imagery on January 13, 15 and 16. MODIS observation of slightly less flooding on January 18. Continued MODIS high water observations through Jan 31." NA NA "" 1 "4" 1 "12" "13-Jan-2003" "4" "12" NA "2132" 2131 17 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Southeast Brazil - Minas Gerais State - Belo Horizonte area." "" "14-Jan-03" "24-Jan-03" 11 "44" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,740" 4.9 "Nine cities and rural regions inundated in Minas Gerias. Floods and mudslides." NA NA "" 0 "4" 1 "13" "14-Jan-2003" "4" "13" NA "2133" 2132 18 "" "Bolivia" "" "" "" "La Paz city" "" "21-Jan-03" "22-Jan-03" 2 "4" "300" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "210" 2.6 "Heavy rains in Bolivia in recent weeks. Flash flooding in downtown La Paz." NA NA "" 0 "4" 0 "13" "21-Jan-2003" "4" "13" NA "2134" 2133 19 "" "Madagascar" "" "" "" "Provinces: Antananarivo and Fianarantsoa. Antananarivo city. " "Ikopa River" "18-Jan-03" "31-Jan-03" 14 "16" "25,000" "150,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "148,300" 6.3 "Heavy rains since beginning of January. MODIS observation of flooding on Jan 21 (in Fianarantsoa) and on the 22nd (in Antananarivo). Flooding observed in Antananarivo on Jan 31. QuickSCAT shows some new water in south central Madagascar week of Jan 25" NA NA "" 1 "5" 1 "14" "18-Jan-2003" "5" "14" NA "2135" 2134 20 "" "Malaysia" "" "" "" "Johor - Segamat District - --Negri Sembilan - Gemas area. Kampung Bangka Hulu, Kampung Londah and Kampung Ladang. Sungai Gemencheh, Sungai Muar in Kuala Pilah." "Johor - Sungai Segamat Kuala, Sungai Muar-Buluh Kasap, Sungai Muar-Jijah. Villages: Kampung Jawa, Kampung Paya Pulau and Kampung Sendeng Dua. Negri Sembilan - Sungai Gemencheh, Sungai Muar." "20-Jan-03" "10-Feb-03" 22 "1" "1,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,900" 4.6 "Two episodes of flooding with a week. Three major rivers in Segamat district above danger levels. Worst floods in 19 years." NA NA "" 0 "5" 1 "15" "20-Jan-2003" "5" "15" NA "2136" 2135 21 "" "Israel" "" "" "" "Dan region - Tel Aviv area. Bat Yam, Holon, Kikar Struma. " "" "21-Jan-03" "22-Jan-03" 2 "0" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "330" 2.8 "80 millimeters of rain in four hours. extensive flooding in Tel Aviv; over 50 buildings flooded." NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "15" "21-Jan-2003" "5" "15" NA "2137" 2136 22 "" "UK" "" "" "" "Northeastern Scotland - Aberdeenshire - Strachan, Fettercairn. " "River Dee " "22-Jan-03" "23-Jan-03" 2 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "290" 2.8 "River Dee burst its banks at Strachan." NA NA "" 0 "5" 0 "15" "22-Jan-2003" "5" "15" NA "2138" 2137 23 "" "Australia " "" "" "" "North Queensland - Seasonal flooding in the Gulf of Carpentaria; Burketown area, Carpentaria and Mornington Shires, and the Doomadgee Community Council area --Northern Territory - Top End - Daly River region, Borroloola in the Gulf of carpentaria " "Northern Territory - Daly River region" "22-Jan-03" "6-Mar-03" 44 "0" "" "2,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "103,800" 6.7 "Monsoonal rains cause seasonal flooding that isolates several communties in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Over 800mm rain in Burketown area in recent days. Communities also isolated by flooding in Borroloola region of Northern Territory. MODIS observations of flooding in the Burketown area of the Gulf of Carpenteria on Jan 23, 25, (26 and 28 through clouds and haze), and 30. High water still observed on Feb 4, but less near Burketown area. QuickSCAT shows new water in the Gulf of Carpenteria region week of Jan 25 thru Feb 8. The western and eastern Gulf of Carpenteria areas are still flooded, with lots of clouds, on Feb 22." NA NA "" 1 "6" 1 "16" "22-Jan-2003" "6" "16" NA "2139" 2138 24 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Southeastern Peru --Madre de Dios department - in the jungles. Districts: Inambari, Huaypetue, Punquiri y Boca Colorado. --Puno department - Melgar, Azangaro, Huancane, San Antonio de Putina and Carabaya." "Inambari, Puquir, Colorado, Manu, Tambopata, Choco, Huancané, Huatanaya, Ramis, Vilcanota." "23-Jan-03" "10-Feb-03" 19 "7" "12,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "78,940" 6.2 "A week of torrential rains, extensive flooding in Madre de Dios and Puno. January precipitation levels 32-55 percent higher than normal. Jan 27 - Peru declares state of emergency in Madre de Dios and Puno departments. Puno: 530 homes destroyed. Hectares flooded - Puno: 30,120; Madre de Dios: 4000." NA NA "" 1 "7" 1 "17" "23-Jan-2003" "7" "17" NA "2140" 2139 25 "" "Tunisia" "" "" "" "Northern Tunisia - Siliana region " "" "25-Jan-03" "26-Jan-03" 2 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,620" 3.9 "Heavy rains have continued in Tunisia since DFO-015 in mid January." NA NA "" 0 "7" 0 "17" "25-Jan-2003" "7" "17" NA "2141" 2140 26 "" "Italy" "" "" "" "Southern Italy - Regions: Puglia, Abruzzo and Molise." "" "25-Jan-03" "27-Jan-03" 3 "1" "1,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "28,760" 4.9 "Widespread damage across southern Italy from floods and landslides." NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "18" "25-Jan-2003" "7" "18" NA "2142" 2141 27 "" "Australia " "" "" "" "Northeastern Australia North Queensland - Mulgrave and Russell rivers south of Cairns; Babinda, Topaz, Gordonvale. " "" "25-Jan-03" "4-Feb-03" 11 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,860" 4.3 "Road and rail links cut south of Cairns. " NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "19" "25-Jan-2003" "7" "19" NA "2143" 2142 28 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Raiu Province on Sumatra - Regencies: Indragiri Hulu (Rengat Barat, Rengat, Peranap), Pelalawan (Lannggam, Pangkalan Kerinci, Kerumutan, Taluk Maranti and Pelalawan). " "Indragiri, Kampar" "25-Jan-03" "6-Feb-03" 13 "3" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "30,490" 5.6 "Minor flooding since Jan 7 has spread and intensified." NA NA "" 0 "7" 1 "20" "25-Jan-2003" "7" "20" NA "2144" 2143 29 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Western Australia State - Pilbara region. Between Roebourne and Port Hedland, between Meekatharra and Newman. " "Fortescue" "26-Jan-03" "4-Feb-03" 10 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "262,100" 6.4 "Tropical low dumped up to 250 mm of rain in 48 hours. North West Coastal highway and Great Northern highway closed, rail lines damaged and towns isolated. MODIS observations of flooding inland north of Newman starting on Jan 24 through clouds; a good image obtained on Jan 29. Some minor coastal flooding observed on Jan 28 in Port Hedland region. Flooding inland north of Newman still observed Feb 4 through the 12th, though less." NA NA "" 1 "8" 1 "21" "26-Jan-2003" "8" "21" NA "2145" 2144 30 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Southwestern Peru - Cusco department - in the jungles" "" "28-Jan-03" "10-Feb-03" 14 "12" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "36,370" 5.7 "Mudslides in Cusco. No specific information of exact locations. Deaths: Cusco 12; Titicaca 6" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "22" "28-Jan-2003" "8" "22" NA "2146" 2145 31 "" "Peru" "" "" "" "Southwestern Peru - Lake Titicaca area." "" "28-Jan-03" "10-Feb-03" 14 "6" "34,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "22,240" 5.5 "Lake Titicaca rises and displaces 34,000 people and drowns 10,000 livestock. MODIS observation of high levels on several rivers in the Titcaca area on Feb 2" NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "23" "28-Jan-2003" "8" "23" NA "2147" 2146 32 "" "Israel" "" "" "" "Northern Isreal - Western Galilee - Nahariya area and Kafr Mazra'a. " "Nahal Ga'aton, Nahal Beit Ha'emek." "29-Jan-03" "30-Jan-03" 2 "0" "150" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "276" 2.7 "Extensive flooding and property damage in the Nahariya area. Level of Lake Kinneret raises 15cm in past few days." NA NA "" 0 "8" 0 "23" "29-Jan-2003" "8" "23" NA "2148" 2147 33 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Southern Russia - Rostov region - Shakhty, Rostov, Ust-Donetsk." "Kundryuchka" "1-Feb-03" "3-Feb-03" 3 "0" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,390" 4.7 "River river Kundryuchka inundates 200 houses in district of Ust-Donetsk. 55 houses flooded in town of Shakhty. Demolition experts make 30 blasts on ice jams to relieve flooding." NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "24" "1-Feb-2003" "8" "24" NA "2149" 2148 34 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Java - Jakarta area. Garut, Kuningan, Bumbulang " "Ciliwung" "30-Jan-03" "9-Feb-03" 11 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,160" 4.7 "Landslides and flooding in Garut area. " NA NA "" 0 "8" 1 "25" "30-Jan-2003" "8" "25" NA "2150" 2149 35 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumatra - Bengkulu province, Rejang Lebong regency. " "Belimbing" "4-Feb-03" "6-Feb-03" 3 "7" "280" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,560" 3.7 "" NA NA "" 0 "8" 0 "25" "4-Feb-2003" "8" "25" NA "2151" 2150 36 "" "Mozambique" "" "" "" "Northern Mozambique Nampula Province - Cabo Delgado Province - Pemba-Metuge district." "" "4-Feb-03" "17-Feb-03" 14 "32" "400,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "88,560" 6.1 "Thousands of acres of crops swept away, roads and bridges damaged. Pemba-Metuge has annual floods. News on Feb 17 flooding has continued, in Nampula province there are 200,000 displaced." NA NA "" 1 "9" 1 "26" "4-Feb-2003" "9" "26" NA "2152" 2151 37 "" "Malaysia" "" "" "" "Sarawak - Bau district: Kampung Sibuluh, Siniawan, Kuching and Kota Samarahan. Sungai Sarawak Kiri tributary. Serian district." "" "4-Feb-03" "7-Feb-03" 4 "" "11,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,110" 4.4 "Heavy rain since Feb 3." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "27" "4-Feb-2003" "9" "27" NA "2153" 2152 38 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Eastern Australia Central Queensland - west of Rockhampton: Stanwell, Wowan, Mt Morgan, Baralaba, Moura, Agnes Water, Makowata, Gracemere, Gladstone, Tambo Shire. " "" "5-Feb-03" "12-Feb-03" 8 "1" "20" "2,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "36,500" 5.5 "Heavy rains and floods triggered by ex-Cyclone Beni. MODIS observation of flooding around Rockhampton on Feb 11. " NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "28" "5-Feb-2003" "9" "28" NA "2154" 2153 39 "" "Zambia" "" "" "" "Kabwe area - Katondo and Chowa townships " "" "5-Feb-03" "7-Feb-03" 3 "" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,670" 3.9 "A heavy downpour floods the towns when a main drainage is silted up and blocked by weeds. Water also coming from a flooded abandoned mine. Over 100 houses destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "28" "5-Feb-2003" "9" "28" NA "2155" 2154 40 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Eastern Australia Queensland - west of Moranbah. " "Mistake Creek and Belyando River." "11-Feb-03" "14-Feb-03" 4 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "40,590" 5.2 "Probably seasonal flooding, detected by monitoring MODIS data. Was not there on Feb 6, was first partially visible through clouds on Feb 11, and again on Feb 12. A good image was obtained on Feb 14. MODIS observation of this flood again on Feb 16 thru small clouds, and by Feb 18 it is almost gone. TRMM shows rainfall in the area west of Moranbah, Queensland on Feb 8 through 10." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "29" "11-Feb-2003" "9" "29" NA "2156" 2155 41 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern California Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties - San Gabriel Mountains area - Palmer Canyon in Claremont, La Verne, Palmdale, Quartz Hill area of Lancaster in the Antelope Valley." "" "12-Feb-03" "13-Feb-03" 2 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "29,460" 4.8 "Record rain across Southern California. Flooding and mudslides. Mudslide in Tejon Pass north of Los Angeles. 8 foot wall of water cuts off 54 houses in Palmer Canyon." NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "30" "12-Feb-2003" "9" "30" NA "2157" 2156 42 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Jakarta area - west and south Jakarta, Kemang, Kedoya," "" "13-Feb-03" "14-Feb-03" 2 "3" "33,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "540" 3 "10,000 homes inundated in torrential overnight rain. Worst floods in 2 years." NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "30" "13-Feb-2003" "9" "30" NA "2158" 2157 43 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Northeastern Canada Central Newfoundland - town of Badger. " "Exploits, Red Indian and Badger rivers. " "15-Feb-03" "21-Feb-03" 7 "0" "1,100" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "1,000" 3.8 "Half the town of Badger is flooded by ice jams on three rivers, the entire town is evacuated. Town has had 3 major floods in last 25 years. \"Several officials said they believe the initial flood was caused by a water release at the dam on Friday, leading to a buildup of water and ice at Three Mile Island that eventually broke free yesterday morning\" By Feb 18 the flood has frozen in place; the town could remain evacuated for months." NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "30" "15-Feb-2003" "9" "30" NA "2159" 2158 44 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "West Java - Bandung city in Bandung regency.Rancaekek, Baleendah, Dayeuhkolot, Bojongsoang and Solokan Jeruk. Citarum river" "" "16-Feb-03" "17-Feb-03" 2 "" "4,300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "400" 2.9 "Almost one-third of the low-lying areas of Bandung and several parts of the city's downtown were inundated." NA NA "" 0 "9" 0 "30" "16-Feb-2003" "9" "30" NA "2160" 2159 45 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Eastern Kentucky - Licking River in the West Liberty area of Morgan County, Irvine area of Leslie County, Jackson area of Breathitt County, Menifee County. Rivers: Licking, Cumberland, Green, Kentucky and South Fork of the Kentucky, Red, Rolling Fork Salt and Rough Rivers. --Southern West Virginia - Counties: Wayne, Cabell, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mingo. Rivers: Levisa, Mud and Guyandotte. --Western Virginia Counties: Dickenson, Tazewell, Wise, Buchanan." "Eastern Kentucky - Licking, Cumberland, Green, Kentucky and South Fork of the Kentucky, Red, Rolling Fork Salt and Rough Rivers. -- West Virginia - Levisa, Mud and Guyandotte. " "15-Feb-03" "18-Feb-03" 4 "2" "100" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "36,130" 5.2 "Massive storm dumps over 3 feet of snow on east coast. Widespread flooding in parts of Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia" NA NA "" 0 "9" 1 "31" "15-Feb-2003" "9" "31" NA "2161" 2160 46 "" "Pakistan" "Afghanistan" "" "" "Pakistan - Provinces: Baluchistan, Sindh. Quetta area. Boztop. Gwadar. Gadab near Karachi. Hyderabad. Gadap and Surjani. --Eastern Afghanistan - Kandahar area" "" "16-Feb-03" "22-Feb-03" 7 "20" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "433,500" 6.5 "In Hyderabad a 30-year record has been broken with 105 millimetres of rain in 12 hours. MODIS observations of flooding in lower Indus valley and near Quetta on Feb 19 and 20." NA NA "" 1 "10" 1 "32" "16-Feb-2003" "10" "32" NA "2162" 2161 47 "" "Zambia" "Angola" "Namibia" "" "Caprivi strip area in northeastern Namibia: Kabbe and Katima districts. --Zambia - Barotse plain in Mongu. Zambezi West and parts of Chavuma in North-western Province. Towns: Lealui , Mongu, Likwangwa, Kalabo, Sesheke, Makwezi, Mutondo, Kakulwani, Nkanda, Maloyiand Situmbi, Lubamba, Likanda, Kabeti, Nyiya, Nyasaya, Milombo, Nyawanda, Nyachikaya and Kayombo. Kalabo district. Upper Zambezi River wetlands in Moxico and Cuando Cubango in Angola and North Western and Western Zambia. " "Upper Zambezi River and Tributaries " "15-Jan-03" "1-Jul-03" 168 "7" "20,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "607,300" 8.2 "Seasonal flooding turns into serious flooding in early April. By mid-May the Upper Zambezi has receded in the Mongu area; but floods continue in Caprivi area. A June 19 news reports state that the \"emergency situation in the flood-ravaged Caprivi region of Namibia is expected to be over by the end of June\" Namibia - Thousands of people and their livestock have been displaced; a large number of cattle have been lost to crocodile attacks in flooded areas. \"the whole eastern Caprivi is under water\" 22 villages submerged or surrounded by water. \"Although inhabitants of eastern Caprivi are accustomed to annual floods in the area from April to August, this year's flooding is reported to be the worst in about 21 years\" Caprivi floods cover 40 square kilometers. July 3, Namibia declares flood crisis over in Caprivi area. Zambia - Barotse plain in Mongu - worst floods in 50 years, 25 villages washed away." NA NA "" 1 "11" 1 "33" "15-Jan-2003" "11" "33" NA "2163" 2162 48 "" "Angola" "" "" "" "Central Angola - Malanje and Lunda Norte" "Upper Cuanza and Cuanango Rivers" "6-Feb-03" "20-Feb-03" 15 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "115,300" 6.2 "No news reports, probably seasonal flooding. Noticed by monitoring MODIS data, first visible on Feb 6. Still there on Feb 20, in lots of clouds." NA NA "" 1 "12" 1 "34" "6-Feb-2003" "12" "34" NA "2164" 2163 49 "" "Pakistan" "" "" "" "Kashmir Region - Neelum Valley, Bagh district, Muzaffarabad area. " "" "15-Feb-03" "24-Feb-03" 10 "27" "" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "26,800" 5.4 "Avalanches, landslides and floods caused by snow and rain." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "35" "15-Feb-2003" "12" "35" NA "2165" 2164 50 "" "Lebanon" "Israel" "" "" "Lebanon - Bekaa valley area -Northern Israel - Jordan River overflows, Lake Kinneret rises." "Jordan River" "21-Feb-03" "24-Feb-03" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,350" 4.4 "Rain and floods in the \"past few days\" have caused severe damage. The entire Bekka valley area affected - flooded mountain villages, lots of cattle swept away, and 80% of crops ruined." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "36" "21-Feb-2003" "12" "36" NA "2166" 2165 51 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Northwest Australia Western Australia State - Halls creek area in the northeast. " "Elvire River." "21-Feb-03" "24-Feb-03" 4 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,000" 4.6 "" NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "37" "21-Feb-2003" "12" "37" NA "2167" 2166 52 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Eastern Australia Northern New South Wales - between Grafton and Coffs Harbour. Kempsey. Bingara, Manilla, Barraba, Narrabri, Uralla, Moree Plains, Parry." "Mudgee, Tamworth and Northern Rivers. Macleay River upstream of Kempsey" "21-Feb-03" "24-Feb-03" 4 "0" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "57,420" 5.4 "Several days of heavy rain in Northern New South Wales and SE Queensland end a drought. Flash Flooding. More than 400 sheep drown near Mudgee." NA NA "" 0 "12" 1 "38" "21-Feb-2003" "12" "38" NA "2168" 2167 53 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern Mid Atlantic and along Gulf Coast. --Mississippi and Lousiana - Counties: Simpson, Hinds . Jackson area. --Alabama - --South Carolina - --North Carolina - --Georgia - Brantley and Pierce counties" "Mississippi and Lousiana - Pearl River system. Strong, Chunky, Big Black, Leaf and Chickasawhay --Alabama - Black Warrior, Sucarnoochee and Tombigbee rivers. --South Carolina - Congaree, Great Pee Dee and Santee rivers --North Carolina - Cape Fear, Neuse and Tar rivers" "22-Feb-03" "17-Mar-03" 24 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "568,300" 7.1 "Several days of heavy rain causes prolonged minor to moderate flooding along rivers from eastern Texas across Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Florida and the Carolinas. Lower Mississippi near flood stage on March 7. MODIS observations of high river levels on Southeast US Coast on March 8 and 10. MODIS observations of high levels on the Lower and mid Mississippi river on March 7 and 10." NA NA "" 1 "13" 1 "39" "22-Feb-2003" "13" "39" NA "2169" 2168 54 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Eastern USA Southwestern Virginia - Roanoke, Blacksburg. Augusta County. Richmond. West Virginia - Charleston" "Southwestern Virginia - Mason's Creek, North Fork of the Roanoke River, Roanoke River. James River." "22-Feb-03" "23-Feb-03" 2 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "82,480" 5.2 "A week of heavy rain and snow causes widespread flooding in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania - lots of street closures. Most serious flooding in southwestern Virginia, with major flooding is forecast for Richmond, VA." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "40" "22-Feb-2003" "13" "40" NA "2170" 2169 55 "" "Spain" "France" "" "" "Northern Spain - Aragon region. Zaragoza area Southern France - Adour and Gironde rivers" "Northern Spain - Ebro River Southern France - Adour and Gironde rivers" "5-Feb-03" "13-Feb-03" 9 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "54,130" 5.7 "Brought to our attention by Francisco A. Comín from Spain: \"The Ebro River peaked at the city of Zaragoza on the 8th of February with an almost 3,000 m3/sec\" \"millions of Euros=Dollars damage\" Water was high on the Adour Gironde area in the beginning of February." NA NA "" 0 "13" 1 "41" "5-Feb-2003" "13" "41" NA "2171" 2170 56 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Central Australia --Inland Queensland - Channel Country. --South Australia - seasonal flooding in Lakes Eyre, Torrens, Gairdnar, Frome" "Thomson, Diametina, and Georghina rivers" "22-Feb-03" "24-Mar-03" 31 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "552,800" 7.2 "No news reports, probably seasonal flooding. Noticed by monitoring MODIS data, first visible on Feb 22, first good image on Feb 23. Further MODIS images on March 1 and 2 show flooding in Queensland Channel Country on Thomson, Diametina, and Georghina rivers. Additional MODIS observations of high water in Queensland Channel country on March 3, 7 and 9. QuikSCAT shows new wetness in Queensland channel country week ending March 1." NA NA "" 1 "14" 1 "42" "22-Feb-2003" "14" "42" NA "2172" 2171 57 "" "Zimbabwe" "" "" "" "Northern Zimbabwe - Mashonaland Central - Muzarabani and Lower Guruve areas. Nyaminyami. Towns: Dambakurima, Chadereka, Chidodo. Mashonaland West - Kariba district - Musambakaruma and Negande " "Kadzi, Kadzurure, Musengezi, Chihuri, Tsoro, Mataure, Utete, Muringazuva, Hambe and Dande " "25-Feb-03" "28-Feb-03" 4 "2" "18,000" "200,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,700" 4.6 "A week of heavy rains in a low lying area prone to flooding leave 6000 people in \"need of immediate assistance\", several bridges destroyed, two villages inundated with lost crops. MODIS observations show clouds until Feb 28, when high rivers are observed emptying into Lake Kariba." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "43" "25-Feb-2003" "14" "43" NA "2173" 2172 58 "" "Greece" "" "" "" "Pinios River" "Pinios River" "27-Jan-03" "7-Feb-03" 12 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "35,400" 5.6 "No news reports. First MODIS observation on Jan 28, (was not there on Jan 23). Flood seen through clouds on Jan 30 and 31. Flood had waned considerably by February 7." NA NA "" 0 "14" 1 "44" "27-Jan-2003" "14" "44" NA "2174" 2173 59 "" "Brazil" "" "" "" "Central Brazil - Goias and Mato Grosso States." "Araguaia River - seasonal flooding." "11-Jan-03" "22-Apr-03" 102 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "139,100" 7.2 "No news reports. Seasonal flooding noticed by monitoring MODIS data. First seen through clouds on Jan 11as it was beginning to get wet. Also seen with lots of clouds on Februaruy 5 and 8, March 2 and 5, getting progressively wetter. Still wet on March 27." NA NA "" 1 "15" 1 "45" "11-Jan-2003" "15" "45" NA "2175" 2174 60 "" "Turkey" "Greece" "Bulgaria" "" "Meric and Ergene Rivers in Northwestern Turkey, Northeastern Greece and Southeastern Bulgaria" "Meric and Ergene Rivers in NW Turkey, NE Greece and SE Bulgaria" "17-Jan-03" "3-Mar-03" 46 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "22,370" 6 "No news reports. First MODIS observation on Jan 14. Peaked in Mid February and started waning at the end of February. Last waning MODIS observation of high water along Buyukmenderes River on March 12." NA NA "" 1 "16" 1 "46" "17-Jan-2003" "16" "46" NA "2176" 2175 61 "" "Turkey" "" "" "" "Southwest Turkey - Izmir and Audin Provinces." "Buyukmenderes River." "4-Feb-03" "12-Mar-03" 37 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "37,810" 6.1 "No news reports. Possibly seasonal flooding. First MODIS observation on February 4. Peaked in Mid February and started waning at the end of February." NA NA "" 1 "17" 1 "47" "4-Feb-2003" "17" "47" 0.91 "2177" 2176 62 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Western Australia - Northern Western Australia state" "Fitzroy River " "2-Mar-03" "11-Mar-03" 10 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "68,630" 5.8 "MODIS observations show the Fitzroy river is dry on Feb 25, then cloudy for several days; the first view of flood through clouds on March 2, first good data on March 4, less flooding observed on March 5. Flooding almost gone by March 9." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "48" "2-Mar-2003" "0" "1" NA "2178" 2177 63 "" "USA" "" "" "" "USA Midwest - Lower Ohio River from Newburgh Dam to Cairo, IL" "Lower Ohio River" "26-Feb-03" "7-Mar-03" 10 "0" "" "" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "24,860" 5.4 "Feb 21 - Flooding occurred at many locations on the Ohio River from Cannelton Lock, IN to Cairo, IL. March 3 - flooding is from Newburgh Dam downstream, to Cairo, IL. MODIS observations of high levels along Ohio River on March 4 and 7." NA NA "" 0 "17" 1 "49" "26-Feb-2003" "0" "2" NA "2179" 2178 64 "" "Mozambique" "Zimbabwe" "" "" "Southern Mozambique - Provinces: Inhambane, Gaza, Sofala. Towns: Machanga, Nova Mambone. Machanga District. --Zimbawe - Masvingo Province - Zaka district. Chivi, Mwenezi, Bikita, Chirote, Gutu, Rupwanyanga, Chiredzi. Matezva Dam " "Southern Mozambique - Save River basin. --Zimbawe - Runde, Tokwe, Mazari, Gwanazuva, Mutirikwi. Matezva Dam " "5-Mar-03" "16-Mar-03" 12 "8" "8,300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "116,900" 6.1 "Torrential rains from Cyclone Japhet continue a week after it hit Inhambane, Mozambique. MODIS observation of Save River at high levels with clouds, and flooding in Gaza Province on March 10" NA NA "" 1 "18" 1 "50" "5-Mar-2003" "1" "3" NA "2180" 2179 65 "" "Spain" "" "" "" "Northern Spain - Ebro River" "Ebro River" "27-Feb-03" "10-Mar-03" 12 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "11,400" 5.1 "Brought to our attention by Francisco A. Comín from Spain. A smaller flood on the Ebro than event #55 MODIS observations of this flood begin on March 4, 6 and 8. Flood seen declining on March 10 and is gone by March 12." NA NA "" 0 "18" 1 "51" "27-Feb-2003" "1" "4" NA "2181" 2180 66 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Northwest Australia - Northern Territory - Top End, Arnhem Land. Daly River town. Tiwi Islands. " "Roper, Wilton, Daly, Mary and South and East Alligator " "7-Mar-03" "17-Mar-03" 11 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "338,900" 6.6 "Torrential rains from Cyclone Craig. MODIS observations show flooding on March 12 and 13, floods declining on March 15 and 17. QuickSCAT week ending March 17 shows new anomaly in Roper River area." NA NA "" 1 "19" 1 "52" "7-Mar-2003" "2" "5" NA "2182" 2181 67 "" "Zambia" "" "" "" "Southern Zambia - Southern Province - Gwembe District, Munyumbwe boma, Mazabuka" "" "11-Mar-03" "15-Mar-03" 5 "" "6,400" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "9,280" 4.8 "Heaviest rains since 1974, over 1,679 families homeless, road and bridge damage. MODIS observations show flooding in the Kafue flats area northwest of Lake Kariba on March 14 and 16. QuickSCAT week ending March 17 shows new anomaly in this area." NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "53" "11-Mar-2003" "2" "6" NA "2183" 2182 68 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Eastern Montana - Sheridan and Roosevelt counties - Reserve Dawson, Prairie and Richland countires - Crane Helena Valley" "Big Muddy Creek. Yellowstone River." "17-Mar-03" "21-Mar-03" 5 "0" "" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "27,370" 5.1 "MODIS observation of flooding on Big Mudddy Creek in Roosevelt county in eastern Montana on March 20" NA NA "" 0 "19" 1 "54" "17-Mar-2003" "2" "7" NA "2184" 2183 69 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern Mid-Atlantic --South Carolina - Upstate - Counties: Greenville, Spartanburg. --North Carolina - Counties: Iredell, Yadkin, Davidson, Gaston. Statesville. --Virginia - South Boston and Danville in Southside Virginia." "South Carolina - Santee, Reedy, Congaree, Edisto, Great Pee Dee, Little Pee Dee, Santee; Brushy, Glider and Rocky Creeks --North Carolina - Yadkin, Cape Fear, French Broad, Lumber, Neuse, Catawba. --Virginia - Dan River." "19-Mar-03" "31-Mar-03" 13 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "136,200" 6.2 "Heavy rain March 19-20. Record flooding on Lower Santee River in South Carolina MODIS observations of high river levels in South Carolina on March 22 and 24. Levels look about the same on both days. Worst floods in 8 years." NA NA "" 1 "20" 1 "55" "19-Mar-2003" "3" "8" NA "2185" 2184 70 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Northern Afghanistan --Balkh Province - Districts: Nahr-e Shahi, Marmol, Sholgara. Towns/villages: Zerahat, Ulmarab, Choghdak, Nowabad, Qala-e Mir. Mazar-i-Sharif, Paykondara, Jangali, Diamerak and Boryabagh. --Kunduz province - Districts: Khanabad, Chahardara, Dasht-e-Arch and Alibad. --Samangan province - Doab district" "" "17-Mar-03" "28-Mar-03" 12 "14" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,250" 5.2 "Konduz Province - 11 people were killed, 476 houses were destroyed and 2,000 people lost their homes." NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "56" "17-Mar-2003" "3" "9" NA "2186" 2185 71 "" "Columbia" "" "" "" "Northeastern Columbia - City of Cucuta" "" "18-Mar-03" "19-Mar-03" 2 "6" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "970" 3.3 "Several people who lived under bridges over a canal drowned during a storm" NA NA "" 0 "20" 0 "56" "18-Mar-2003" "3" "9" NA "2187" 2186 72 "" "Columbia" "" "" "" "Western Columbia - Caldas State - Manizales area, Villamaria" "" "18-Mar-03" "22-Mar-03" 5 "24" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,280" 4.2 "Floods and landslides from torrential rains which started March 18" NA NA "" 0 "20" 1 "57" "18-Mar-2003" "3" "10" NA "2188" 2187 73 "" "Ukraine" "" "" "" "Southern Ukraine - Nikolayev and Dnepropetrovsk regions -" "Ingul, Yuzhny Bug, Seversky Donets, Lower Pripyat." "22-Mar-03" "4-Apr-03" 14 "" "130" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "79,790" 6 "" NA NA "" 1 "21" 1 "58" "22-Mar-2003" "4" "11" NA "2189" 2188 74 "" "South Africa" "" "" "" "Western Cape - Montagu area, McGregor." "Kigna and Keisie Rivers " "23-Mar-03" "26-Mar-03" 4 "1" "500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "660" 3.4 "Montagu hit by \"serious flooding\". A lot of damage to roads and bridges. " NA NA "" 0 "21" 0 "58" "23-Mar-2003" "4" "11" NA "2190" 2189 75 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Davao del Sur - town of Malita. Pangalion and Kinangan districts." "" "20-Mar-03" "21-Mar-03" 2 "8" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "370" 2.9 "Flash floods and landslides in two villages in the coastal town of Malita in Davao del Sur. Agricultural crops damaged and several houses destroyed" NA NA "" 0 "21" 0 "58" "20-Mar-2003" "4" "11" NA "2191" 2190 76 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "South Sulawesi - Tanah Toraja area, Sa'dan Balusu district" "" "20-Mar-03" "25-Mar-03" 6 "12" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,100" 3.8 "Heavy rains cause several floods and landslides in Tanah Toraja area." NA NA "" 0 "21" 0 "58" "20-Mar-2003" "4" "11" NA "2192" 2191 77 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Eastern Russia - Primorye Territory - Spassk-Dalny city. Chernigovsky district." "Kuleshovka, Spassovka, Ilistaya, Ussuri, Bolshoi Ussuri, Bekina and Malinovka" "25-Mar-03" "11-Apr-03" 18 "" "" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "30,390" 5.7 "121 dwelling houses flooded in Spassk-Dalny city as of March 27. Record warm spring in Primorye Territory." NA NA "" 0 "21" 1 "59" "25-Mar-2003" "4" "12" NA "2193" 2192 78 "" "New Zealand" "" "" "" "Northern New Zealand - Northland - Cable Bay between Kaeo and Kaitaia. Mangonui, Titoki, Taipa, Whangarei." "Mangakahia, Awanui, Wairua . " "27-Mar-03" "29-Mar-03" 3 "1" "50" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,370" 3.6 "Worst hit areas:east coast and Kaitaia. Some areas received a month's rain in 36 hours. " NA NA "" 0 "21" 0 "59" "27-Mar-2003" "4" "12" NA "2194" 2193 79 "" "Belarus" "Ukraine" "" "" "Spring thaw on the Pripyat River and tributaries. " "Spring thaw on the Pripyat River and tributaries. " "22-Mar-03" "5-May-03" 45 "" "" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "255,400" 7.1 "No news reports. First MODIS observation on March 22, additional data on March 24, 26, 28, and April 2." NA NA "" 1 "22" 1 "60" "22-Mar-2003" "5" "13" NA "2195" 2194 80 "" "Mozambique" "" "" "" "Beira city and suburbs" "" "26-Mar-03" "28-Mar-03" 3 "2" "15,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "700" 3.3 "Beira received 106 mm rain on March 26 and 162 between March 27-28. Beira city drainage blocked by mud and garbage. Beira city is below sea level." NA NA "" 0 "22" 0 "60" "26-Mar-2003" "5" "13" NA "2196" 2195 81 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Isfahan province - provincial cities of Fereydun-Shahr and Semirom." "" "26-Mar-03" "27-Mar-03" 2 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,000" 3.8 "News reports flooding from \"last weeks downpours\". Seven billion rials damage. TRMM shows rain in central Iran on March 26 and 27. " NA NA "" 0 "22" 0 "60" "26-Mar-2003" "5" "13" NA "2197" 2196 82 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Northeastern Iran - Northern Khorasan Province - Esfarayen city and surrounding villages" "" "27-Mar-03" "27-Mar-03" 1 "" "800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "900" 3 "50 cattle were lost and 200 residences were demolished." NA NA "" 0 "22" 0 "60" "27-Mar-2003" "5" "13" NA "2198" 2197 83 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Eastern Indonesia - Flores island - Reworangga in South Ende, Larantuka." "Nanganesah River " "31-Mar-03" "1-Apr-03" 2 "39" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "340" 2.8 "Floods and mudslides from torrential rains. \"More than 1.5 metres deep, the water rushed down from Meja mountain and carried away everything in its path.\"" NA NA "" 0 "22" 0 "60" "31-Mar-2003" "5" "13" NA "2199" 2198 84 "" "Canada" "" "" "" "Eastern Canada - Maritimes region --Nova Scotia - Oxford, Pinehurst, Truro, Kentville, Spryfield. --Newfoundland - --Prince Edward Island - Charlottetown" "Nova Scotia - Philip, Black, Little, LaHave, Salmon. East River in northeastern NS --Newfoundland - Corner Brook" "31-Mar-03" "3-Apr-03" 4 "2" "170" "10,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 1 "13,530" 4.7 "\"A rare combination of melted snowbanks, sustained rainfall, high tides, and a slow transition to freezing rain \" . 47 bridges have either been destroyed or badly damaged. Worst floods in 4 years." NA NA "" 0 "22" 1 "61" "31-Mar-2003" "5" "14" NA "2200" 2199 85 "" "Russia" "" "" "" " Volgograd Region - Districts: Danilovsky, Yelansky, Kotovsky, Kamyshinsky, Frolovsky, Olkhovsky, Kletsky, Kikvidzensky, Mikhailovsky, Ilovlinsk, Kamyshin, Zotovsky, Kalmykovsky, Perekopka, Rudnyansky, Novoaminsky, Alekseyevskiy and Zhirnovskiy. --Rostov Region - Districts: Oblivsky, Chertkovsky. Towns: Oblivskaya, Atamano-Vlasovka. --Voronezh Region - Kriusha. Towns: Kantemirovka, Staraya Kriusha, Staraya Melovaya and Peski. --Lipetsk Region - Lipetsk city. --Orenburg Region - Krasnogvardeisk, Kurmanayevka and Ponomarevka districts. Flooding also reported in Saratov, Samara and Volga-Akhtubinsk regions." "Volga and Don rivers and their tributaries --Volgograd Region - Krepkaya, Mokraya Perekopka, Berdiya, Tersa, Tsaritsa, Mokraya, Kurtlak, Donshchina, Knyazhna, Rys, Chernaya, Chertoleika, Olkhovka, Solyonaya Kuba, Archeda, Don, Tishanka, Lisa, Lovlya, Khoper, Buzuluk, Medveditsa. --Rostov Region - Sukhaya Yelan , Krepkaya Kalitva, Bolshaya. --Voronezh Region - Kantemirovka, Kriusha, Don, Khoper. --Lipetsk Region - Voronezh River. --Volga-Akhtubinsk region - Rivers Vetluga, Vyatka, Kama, Belaya and their tributaries. " "1-Apr-03" "14-May-03" 44 "1" "8,000" "" "Snowmelt" 2 "1,435,000" 8.1 "\"The floods in the Volgograd Region were the strongest in the past 100 years,\" Warm temperatures melt snow while most of the rivers are still covered with ice. Spring flooding has destroyed over half the winter crops in Vologograd region, valued at one billion roubles. Volgograd region: 8,400 homes inundated; 7,500 evacuated; 104 towns and villages in 12 districts were flooded. Eight bridges ruined, two hydroelectric dams destroyed. 19,300 hectares farmland destroyed. Most severly affected districts: Olkhovsky and Frolovsky. Rostov region: 37 settlements in nine rural districts flooded, 1,285 houses inundated. Total flood area exceeded 6,500 hectares. Voronezh region: 1,000 houses flooded by Kantemirovka and Kriusha rivers in the south." NA NA "" 1 "23" 1 "62" "1-Apr-2003" "6" "15" NA "2201" 2200 86 "" "Azerbaijan" "Armenia" "" "" "Azerbaijan - North, western and central areas. Kura delta. Districts: Culfa, Tovuz, Tauz, Dzhalilabad, Daskasan. Neftchala, Salyan, Sabirabad, Imishli, Zardab, Kurdamir, and Ali Bayramli. Nakhichevan autonomy. Towns: Saki. --Armenia - Lori Region: Akhtala. Ararat Region: Tavush Region - Idzhevan. Shirak Region. Syunik Region: Kapan, River ?Haram. Brnakot in Sisyan." "Azerbaijan - Kura delta, Alazan, Kura, Araks, Tovuz, Zegam, Shamkir-Chai, Dasagli, ?Amirvar. ---Armenia - Debed, Araz --Tavush Region - Akhstev --Syunik Region - ?Haram." "7-Apr-03" "17-Apr-03" 11 "2" "20,000" "60,000,000" "Rain and snowmelt" 1.5 "238,600" 6.6 "Heavy snowfalls from the end of March through the middle of April followed by intensive melting of snow in the mountainous areas in the end of April and further heavy rains. Azerbaijan - Over 30 regions across the country affected by flooding. 30 year flood in Saki. Several bridges destroyed. Nine villages in Culfa District were flooded. 6000 houses flooded along Kura and Araks rivers. Landslides in Ismayilli, Gobustan, Siyezen, and Shamakhi regions. Armenia - damages inflicted by the flood are coming from almost all regions. Worst floods in 30 years." NA NA "" 1 "24" 1 "63" "7-Apr-2003" "7" "16" NA "2202" 2201 87 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Western Afghanistan - Herat Province - Golran and Kushk" "" "7-Apr-03" "8-Apr-03" 2 "4" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,790" 3.7 "100 houses destroyed. Crops on \"thousands of jeribs\" of land destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "24" 0 "63" "7-Apr-2003" "7" "16" NA "2203" 2202 88 "" "Malawi " "" "" "" "Northern Malawi - district of Rumphi, Mchenga" "" "5-Apr-03" "8-Apr-03" 4 "4" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,420" 4 "Flash floods and landslides. 2,000 families homeless. 530 hectares crops destroyed. 14 bridges and several roads destroyed. The floods also hampered operations of the country's only coal mine." NA NA "" 0 "24" 0 "63" "5-Apr-2003" "7" "16" NA "2204" 2203 89 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern USA --Mississippi - Clarke County. Shubuta, Enterprise. --Alabama - Sumter County: Sucarnochee River. Bellamy " "Mississippi - Chunky and Chickasawhay, Big Black, Big Sunflower, Pearl and Yockanookany --Alabama - Sucarnochee River." "7-Apr-03" "10-Apr-03" 4 "" "100" "20,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "83,500" 5.7 "Storms earlier this week brought flooding rains, tornadoes and powerful winds to areas of Mississippi. 100 homes flooded in Clarke County, MS. New record on Chunky River (more than 27 feet) near Chunky, MS on April 8. New record on Chickasawhay River (19 ft above flood stage) at Enterprise, MS on April 9. \"worst flooding we've had since 1961\" " NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "64" "7-Apr-2003" "7" "17" NA "2205" 2204 90 "" "Tajikistan" "" "" "" "Khatlon: Districts: Farkhor, Vose, Yovon, Ghozimalik --Leninabad: Soghd Region, Asht District. --Lenin District: Eastern parts of Dushanbe . Zaynabobod and Qiblai." "Lenin District: River Elok. " "13-Apr-03" "25-Apr-03" 13 "1" "6,000" "41,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,020" 4.8 "Floods and mudslides in a \"mountainous region\" destroy thousands of houses. Lenin District: flooding inundated 101 farms, destroyed four schools and several administrative buildings and washed away plantations, orchards, and vineyards from an area of 340 hectares." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "65" "13-Apr-2003" "7" "18" NA "2206" 2205 91 "" "Oman" "" "" "" "Nizwa, Muscat, Wilayat" "" "14-Apr-03" "19-Apr-03" 6 "30" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "23,060" 5.1 "Several days of unseasonally heavy rains storms lead to flash flooding throughout the country. 66 millimetres of rainfall in Nizwa, 23 mm in Muscat." NA NA "" 0 "24" 1 "66" "14-Apr-2003" "7" "19" NA "2207" 2206 92 "" "Azerbaijan" "" "" "" "South - Salyan and Ali-Bayramly. Lankaran and Astara Districts. Lankarancay, Alcivarcay, Naxcivan. Sabirabad, Salayan, Neftchala. --North - Balakan and Saki Districts. " "South - Araks and Kura rivers. Kura River delta --North - Balakancay, Tala, Katex and Kis Rivers." "16-Apr-03" "4-Jun-03" 50 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "30,870" 6.2 "Renewal of flooding started earlier this month (DFO-2003-086) due to more rainy weather. Floods and landslides, continued heavy rain throughout April." NA NA "" 1 "25" 1 "67" "16-Apr-2003" "8" "20" NA "2208" 2207 93 "" "Puerto Rico" "Dominican Republic" "Haiti" "" "Caribbean --Puerto Rico - Central and northeast - El Yunque rain forest area. Towns: Las Piedras, Rio Grande, Naguabo, Luquillo, Penuelas, Humacao, Juncos, Fajardo. Guanica. --Dominican Republic - Maria Trinidad Sanchez Province. --Haiti - Gonaives, Dondon." "Puerto Rico - Gurabo, Fajardo. --Dominican Republic - Nagua River " "16-Apr-03" "22-Apr-03" 7 "4" "300" "17,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,140" 3.9 "Puerto Rico - Heavy rains left as much as 14 inches of water over a 12-hour period. Floods and landslides. At least 481 homes were reported damaged throughout the island. \"The river has come up here 15 or 20 times, but never so much,\" said Luis Velazquez, 57, in Las Piedras. \"worst flooding since Hurricane Hugo of 1989\" in in eastern Fajardo. 950 homes damaged or destroyed acrooss Dominican Republic, Haiti and Puerto Rico." NA NA "" 0 "25" 0 "67" "16-Apr-2003" "8" "20" NA "2209" 2208 94 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Central Russia - Kurgan Region - Ketovsky district, Galishovo and Konevo-Kazantsevo. Sverdlovsk Region - Irbit Tyumen Region - Isetskoye, Begitino." "Kurgan Region - Tobol Tyumen Region - Iset, Vagai." "16-Apr-03" "28-May-03" 43 "" "" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "151,000" 6.8 "\"water level in the Tobol River rises daily by over 40 centimeters\" Ten towns and villages isloated by floods in Kurgan. MODIS observation of flooding on tributaries of the Tobol River in Kurgan on April 17 and 21. KUrgan area has been cloudy April 23-May 2." NA NA "" 1 "26" 1 "68" "16-Apr-2003" "9" "21" NA "2210" 2209 95 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Western Russia - Central Federal District Oryol region - Oryol, Mtsensk. Kostroma Region, Kursk." "Oka, Upper Don, Sura, Desna, Zusha, Dnepr Tributaries." "15-Apr-03" "18-May-03" 34 "" "600" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "329,200" 7 "Level of Oka RIver rose by eight meters over the past few days. 203 houses in Oryol city flooded. MODIS observations of high levels on eastern tributaries of the Dnepr river on April 15 and 17." NA NA "" 1 "27" 1 "69" "15-Apr-2003" "10" "22" NA "2211" 2210 96 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Southern Afghanistan - Helmand Province - Districts: Baghraan, Kajaki. Sokhtray. " "Sha Gho (Saghaw ) valley" "18-Apr-03" "21-Apr-03" 4 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "14,990" 5 "Days of heavy rain trigger floods. 25 people missing. Farmland destroyed. Roads blocked from Delaram to Helmand and from Kandahar to Spin Buldak. \"District elders say they haven't seen such bad floods in 25-30 years\" \"Local elders said that such destructive floods had not been seen in the province in last 50 years.\" MODIS observation of Helmand River on April 21, it is usually not visible to MODIS." NA NA "" 0 "27" 1 "70" "18-Apr-2003" "10" "23" NA "2212" 2211 97 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Central Afghanistan - Parwan province - Shomali plains north of Kabul. Districts: Sayyed Khayl, Jabal-us-Siraj. Ashodoaba. " "Delta between the Ghowr Band (Gorband) and Panjshir rivers." "18-Apr-03" "20-Apr-03" 3 "2" "800" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,760" 3.7 "Gorband River rose overnight causing flash floods. Three children missing, 200 families had to be evacuated by helicopter from Shomali plains. 200 houses damaged in Parwan. Shomali plains are regularly flooded in wet season." NA NA "" 0 "27" 0 "70" "18-Apr-2003" "10" "23" NA "2213" 2212 98 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Northern Afghanistan - Konduz Province - Khanabad area. Poyen, Ektash. " "" "21-Apr-03" "22-Apr-03" 2 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,500" 3.5 "Hundreds of hectares of crops destroyed by floods (600 jeribs)" NA NA "" 0 "27" 0 "70" "21-Apr-2003" "10" "23" NA "2214" 2213 99 "" "Kenya " "Uganda" "" "" "Kenya - Nyanza Province - Districts: Nyando, Migori, Kisumu. Budalangi. Rift Valley Province - Districts: Nakuru, East Baringo, Kerhicho, Samburu, Koibatek, Nandi, West Pokot. Western Province - Busia, Trans-Nzoia, Bungoma, Kakamega, Siaya. Sifuno. Eastern Province - Districts: Turkana, Machakos. Yatta. Coast Province - Ndera, Malindi, Garissa. --Eastern Uganda - Mbale district: Namalu area. Bugiri district: Bulidha sub-county. Kampala area." "Kenya Nyanza Province - Nyando, Awach, Migori and Kuja. Rift Valley Province - Kositei, Cheptokwo, Nginyang, Iriri, Kimondi, Chesita, Murumi, Swam, Orwa. Western Province - Nzoia, Ombeyi. Eastern Province - Turkwel, Kerio, Tinganga. Coast Province - Tana, Sabaki. Northeastern - Lak Dara and tributaries. --Eastern Uganda - Amaler and Namalu rivers" "21-Apr-03" "4-Jun-03" 45 "77" "1,000,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "291,400" 7.1 "Lake Victoria region has received the heaviest rainfall in 50 years. May 6 \"The floods are not showing any signs of receding because the rains are increasing\" Kenya - Sasumua Dam destroyed in Aberdare region. Worst hit areas include Budalang'i, Rachuonyo, Nyando, Nyatike, Tana River and Baringo. Uganda - 5 dead in Mbale district. 130 homesteads destroyed leaving 1500 homeless in Bulidha in Bugiri district. MODIS observations: Kenya and Uganda have been cloudy April 21-23 and April 26-29. On April 25 Lake Victoria was clear, and the Nyando River was visible, as well as a river near Busia, Uganda - these rivers are not normally seen by the MODIS sensor. April 30 MODIS observation of high river near Busia, May 2 observation of new water in the Rift Valley. Flooding reported to be \"reduced\" in Kenya on June 6." NA NA "" 1 "28" 1 "71" "21-Apr-2003" "11" "24" NA "2215" 2214 100 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Central Russia - Kemerovo, Novosibirsk and Tomsk regions. Barnaul." "Ob River and tributaries. Kemerovo and Novosibirsk - Bolshaya Kamyshnya, Tartasa, Tara. Tomsk - Chaya." "23-Apr-03" "13-May-03" 21 "" "500" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "769,900" 7.2 "68 houses in Kemorvo city inundated, Bolshaya Kamyshnya River 26 cm above \"critical level\". Spring flooding on the Ob river was not as severe as in 2001 and 2002" NA NA "" 1 "29" 1 "72" "23-Apr-2003" "12" "25" NA "2216" 2215 101 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Central Afghanistan - Logar Province - Baraki Barak, Charkh and Khirwar" "" "23-Apr-03" "24-Apr-03" 2 "" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,450" 3.5 "Thousands of people stranded on high ground. Dozens of houses destroyed, 1,000 jeribs of land destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "29" 0 "72" "23-Apr-2003" "12" "25" NA "2217" 2216 102 "" "Argentina" "" "" "" "Central Argentiana - Provinces: Santa Fe, Entre Rios, Santiago del Estero. Santa Fe city. Centenario district. " "Salado and Parana" "28-Apr-03" "10-May-03" 13 "24" "161,500" "1,500,000,000" "Heavy rain" 2 "202,800" 6.7 "May 13 - 67 people missing after floods. Floods receding slowly - 25% of Santa Fe city still underwater on May 8. Heavy rains - 550 millimeters five days. Salado River breaks record (7.19m) in Santa Fe city (8.0m) - the worst floods in the city's history, which was founded in 1573. 75% of Santa Fe city under water by May 1. \"Civil Defence said the flooding was the worst in 100 years\" \"One-third of Santa Fe province is underwater\" - 70% of harvest lost in northern and central parts of the province.\" 7.5 million acres of farmland are under water. \"the worst flood in history\" Displaced persons - Entre Rios: 1500; Santa Fe: 160,000 MODIS Observations - Santa Fe cloudy April 22- May 2." NA NA "" 1 "30" 1 "73" "28-Apr-2003" "13" "26" NA "2218" 2217 103 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Northern Tasmania - Yolla." "Meander and South Esk" "12-Apr-03" "16-Apr-03" 5 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,760" 4.6 "Record rains in northern Tasmania from April 11-15. On April 12 Yolla, in the North-West, received the highest 24-hour total of rain (139mm) since records began 96 years ago." NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "74" "12-Apr-2003" "13" "27" NA "2219" 2218 104 "" "Comoros Islands" "" "" "" "Moheli island - Hoani, Fomboni." "" "25-Apr-03" "27-Apr-03" 3 "" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "210" 2.8 "Severe storm on April 26 leaves 300 people in 7 villages homeless. Maize crops and cattle washed away." NA NA "" 0 "30" 0 "74" "25-Apr-2003" "13" "27" NA "2220" 2219 105 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska -Salcha area, Piledriver Slough. " "Chatanika and Tanana" "29-Apr-03" "4-May-03" 6 "0" "" "" "Ice jam/break-up" 1 "6,720" 4.6 "Dike break on Tanana River in Salcha area causes major flooding. Ice Jam on Tanana River that caused flooding in Salcha breaks on May 3." NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "75" "29-Apr-2003" "13" "28" NA "2221" 2220 106 "" "Papua New Guinea" "" "" "" "Ambunti, Angoram, Pagwi." "Ramu and Sepik" "14-Apr-03" "4-May-03" 21 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "24,060" 5.7 "Heavy rain in the Highlands caused the Sepik River to break its banks and flood villages along the river. \"The peak was approximately the same as 1997 but well below the 1973 flood level.\"" NA NA "" 0 "30" 1 "76" "14-Apr-2003" "13" "29" 0.39 "2222" 2221 107 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Northwest Russia - Arkhangelsk region - Kholmogory and Matigory. " "Severnaya Dvina" "1-May-03" "16-May-03" 16 "" "1,600" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "345,300" 6.7 "Severnaya Dvina river flooded 133 houses, with more than 1,600 residents, in Kholmogory." NA NA "" 1 "31" 1 "77" "1-May-2003" "1" "1" NA "2223" 2222 108 "" "Indonesia" "" "" "" "Sumatra province - Jambi Province. Regencies: Sarolangun, Batanghari, Muaro Jambi. Jambi city. " "Batanghari, Ketalo, Batang Tembesi and Batang Tebo." "3-May-03" "6-May-03" 4 "" "2,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,870" 4.7 "Unusually heavy rains at the end of the rainy season. 800 houses flooded in Sarolangun district of Mandiangin. 2,470 acres crops destroyed. Worst floods in 17 years" NA NA "" 0 "31" 1 "78" "3-May-2003" "1" "2" NA "2224" 2223 109 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Kentucky - Carter County - Grayson and Willard areas." "Tygart Creek and the Little Sandy River in the Olive Hill" "5-May-03" "6-May-03" 2 "0" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "4,840" 4 "\"damage is similar to that caused by previous floods last year and in 1997\"" NA NA "" 0 "31" 0 "78" "5-May-2003" "1" "2" NA "2225" 2224 110 "" "Ethiopia" "Somalia" "" "" "Southern Ethiopia - Somali Regional State - main Wabe Shebelle river. Ogaden region. Gode Zone. Towns: Kelafo, Mustahil, Imi, Denan. --Somalia - Middle and Lower Shebelle regions - Districts: Jowhar, Merka, Qoryole, Kurtunwarey." "" "4-May-03" "20-May-03" 17 "106" "111,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "52,990" 6 "Ethiopia - Worst flooding the region has seen \"in recent memory\". \"worst floods since 1997\" Five health centres and two schools destroyed; dozens of villages cut off. Somalia - 750-875 Ha of farmland flooded in Qoryole District. MODIS Observations - Flooding on Wabe Shebelle visible on May 6." NA NA "" 0 "31" 1 "79" "4-May-2003" "1" "3" NA "2226" 2225 111 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern USA --Tennessee - Chattanooga area. Columbia. Savannah. Fayetteville. Counties: Lawrence, Warren, Hamilton, Sequatchie, Grundy. Graysville, Waynesboro area. Rivers: Duck, Elk, Tennessee river tributaries, Little Pigeon, Chickamauga creek. --Alabama - Whitesburg. Counties: Lauderdale, Jackson, Jefferson, Madison. Huntsville, Florence, Woodville, Walker. --Georgia - Columbus. West Point. Counties: Troup, Harris, Meriwether, Fulton, Walker, Cobb, . Marietta. " "Lower Ohio River, Wabash River. --Tennessee - Duck, Elk, Tennessee river tributaries, Little Pigeon, Chickamauga creek. --Alabama - Flint, Cahaba, Five Mile Creek --Georgia - Chattahoochee, Oostanaula. " "6-May-03" "14-May-03" 9 "3" "2,000" "17,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "272,100" 6.6 "Worst floods in 30 years at Chattanooga. Chattahoochee River at West Point highest level since at least 1961. Major flooding in Savannah, Tennessee. Central Alabama set a record for rainfall in a two-hour period may 7, with 10 to 11 inches falling near the Birmingham airport. Worst floods in Huntsville since 1990, worst in Jefferson County in 24 years. Cahaba River in Alabama crested at a near-record level May 8. Columbus, Georgia - worst flooding in 13 years. May 8 - After several wet days 6 to 10 inches of rain fell in parts of Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia over 24 hours \"biggest spring rains in more than five years and pushed the Tennessee River to some of its highest levels in Chattanooga in three decades\"" NA NA "" 1 "32" 1 "80" "6-May-2003" "2" "4" NA "2227" 2226 112 "" "Somalia" "" "" "" "Southern Somalia - Middle Jubba region. Towns: Bu'aleh, Jilib, Gubato." "Jubba" "6-May-03" "8-May-03" 3 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "33,800" 5 "21 villages out of 33 villages surrounding Bu'aleh town have been abandoned because of the floods." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "81" "6-May-2003" "2" "5" NA "2228" 2227 113 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Northeast Iran - Golestan Province - Voshmgir Dam. Four Bandar Turkmenistan villages inundated." "" "9-May-03" "10-May-03" 2 "" "" "see notes" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "360" 2.9 "\"the floods caused 5.35bn rials in losses from destroyed houses and more than 5bn rials in agricultural losses and damage to infrastructural installations in the region\" Voshmgir Dam and rivers overflowed." NA NA "" 0 "32" 0 "81" "9-May-2003" "2" "5" NA "2229" 2228 114 "" "Australia" "" "" "" "Eastern Australia - New South Wales - Central Coast and Sydney area: Narara Valley, Gosford, Wyong, Wollongong, Ourimbah, Lisarow, Tuggerah, Warnervale, Illawarra. " "Woronora, Cooks." "13-May-03" "18-May-03" 6 "0" "300" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "5,265" 4.5 "300 students evacuated in Narara Valley. Parts of southern Sydney declared disaster areas. Highest rainfall in 50 years at Royal National Park - 143 millimetres in 24 hours." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "82" "13-May-2003" "2" "6" NA "2230" 2229 115 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Michigan - Upper Peninsula - Dead River from Silver Lake downstream through Marquette to Lake Superior." "Dead River" "14-May-03" "17-May-03" 4 "0" "1,752" "95,000,000" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "850" 3.5 "An earthen dam at Silver Lake partially gave way Wednesday afternoon - at least 1,752 people were ordered to evacuate their homes in the north part of Marquette. " NA NA "" 0 "32" 0 "82" "14-May-2003" "2" "6" NA "2231" 2230 116 "" "Madagascar" "" "" "" "Eastern Madagascar - Tomasina Province - Districts of Andevoranto and Vatomandry. Brickaville" "" "8-May-03" "12-May-03" 5 "68" "47,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "5,280" 4.4 "Cyclone Manou. High winds and flooding. Bridges destroyed, extensive infastructure damage. 85% of buildings in District of Vatomandry destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "32" 1 "83" "8-May-2003" "2" "7" NA "2232" 2231 117 "" "China" "" "" "" "Southern China --Guangdong province - Meizhou, Heyuan and Shaoguan cities. --Southern Hunan province - Linwu county. Chansha, Henyang. Huaihua. --Jiangxi province - Jian city. Ganzhou. Guangchang county. --Fujian province - Sanming City. Jiangle County." "Hunan province - Xiangjiang, Zhishui, Yangtze. --Jiangxi province - Gan --Fujian province - Minjiang and tributaries." "15-May-03" "21-May-03" 7 "83" "18,000" "135,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "317,900" 6.3 "19 different counties throughout Hunan have been affected by the flooding. May 16-17 - 2,440 houses and 26,370 hectares of crops destroyed in Guangdong. A levee burst and flooded a mining camp in Linwu county, Hunan. Jiangxi - Water levels in Poyang Lake rose by 1.43 m. By May 19 the Yangtze River had already surpassed its flood-water point by 58 centimeters. 260,000 hectares of farmland have been inundated in Hunan province." NA NA "" 1 "33" 1 "84" "15-May-2003" "3" "8" NA "2233" 2232 118 "" "Sri Lanka" "" "" "" "South-central Sri Lanka - Districts: Ratnapura, Matara, Galle, Nuwara Eliya, Hambantota. Ratnapura city. Deniyaya and Akuressa. " "Milwala, Polwatta Ganga, Kalu Ganga and Bentota Ganga." "17-May-03" "26-May-03" 10 "266" "300,000" "see notes" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "13,490" 5.3 "Days of rain caused by a tropical depression in the Bay of Bengal. \"worst floods and mudslides in 56 years\". Flash floods and landslides in mountainous districts of Ratnapura and Nuwara Eliya. River flooding in low lying districts of Hambantota, Matara, Galle and Kalutara. Flooding in Matara district persists longest, until May 30. $28 million damage to tea crop, the floods destroyed 53,300 hectares of low-grown tea." NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "85" "17-May-2003" "3" "9" NA "2234" 2233 119 "" "American Samoa" "" "" "" "Pago Pago. Fagatogo." "" "18-May-03" "19-May-03" 2 "4" "" "50,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "174" 2.5 "10 to 15 inches of rain cause widespread flash floods and mudslides. Worst floods in 20 years." NA NA "" 0 "33" 0 "85" "18-May-2003" "3" "9" NA "2235" 2234 120 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Northwest Iran - Ardebil province - Meshkin Shahr" "" "22-May-03" "23-May-03" 2 "2" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "2,075" 3.6 "Floods totally destroyed 3,000 hectares of wheat, barely and lentil farmlands as well as 500 hectares of vineyards in Meshkin Shahr. Dozens of houses and roads also washed away" NA NA "" 0 "33" 0 "85" "22-May-2003" "3" "9" NA "2236" 2235 121 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Northern provinces on Luzon: Pangasinan, Bulacan, Benguet. Cities: Dagupan, Urdaneta, Calasiao, Manila, Quezon, Caloocan, Makati, Pasay, Meycauayan, Pandayan, Calasiao, Sta. Barbara, Taytay, Valenzuela, Malabon, Pasig City. " "Angalacan, Sinocalan, Banela, Pantal ." "26-May-03" "30-May-03" 5 "41" "8,357" "1,000,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1.5 "17,430" 5.1 "Tropical storm Linfa (Chedeng) causes widespread flooding, landslides and uproots trees. Worst flooding in 60 years in central Pangasinan. \"thousands were stranded in floods \" \"only 10% of Metro Manila was submerged compared to an average of 20% during large-scale flooding\" Damages at P60 million." NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "86" "26-May-2003" "3" "10" NA "2237" 2236 122 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Northeast Afghanistan -- Baghlan Province - Districts: Doshi, Khost-o-Fereng, Nahrin. Qarqol, Pul-i-Khumri --Kunduz Province - Khanabad --Takhar Province - --Panjshir Valley - Talkha, Bazarak and Changgram" "" "26-May-03" "6-Jun-03" 12 "" "400" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "10,280" 5.1 "Heavy rains leading to periods repeated of flash flooding. Over 100 houses destroyed or damaged. Land mines unearthed by flash floods pose a danger to civilians in Nahrin district. \"Large swathes of arable land were also covered in mud in the northeast provinces of Baghlan and Takhar\"" NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "87" "26-May-2003" "3" "11" NA "2238" 2237 123 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Southern Virginia - Counties: Sussex, Nottoway, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Dinwiddie . " "Nottoway, Blackwater, Appomattox, Dan, Meherrin. " "25-May-03" "30-May-03" 6 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "17,830" 5 "$4 million of highway and bridge damages. The Richmond area has received 23 days of rain totaling 7.92 inches this May -- more than twice its monthly average." NA NA "" 0 "33" 1 "88" "25-May-2003" "3" "12" NA "2239" 2238 124 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Siberia - Yakutia Region - Yakutsk suburbs. Kapitonovka, ?Darkilakh, Tabaga-Yakutsk, Kangalassy, Zhatai." "Lena River and tributaries." "27-May-03" "20-Jun-03" 25 "" "400" "" "Snowmelt" 1 "62,480" 6.2 "Over 100 houses have been flooded in Yakutsk area. Ice jams blasted with explosives near Yakutsk. MODIS observations show spring flooding on the Lena was not as severe as in 2001 and 2002." NA NA "" 1 "34" 1 "89" "27-May-2003" "4" "13" NA "2240" 2239 125 "" "Moldova" "" "" "" "Central region of Keleras, Chisinau suburbs" "" "29-May-03" "31-May-03" 3 "3" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,900" 4.1 "The storm destroyed dozens of houses, devastated many acres of farmland and left some towns and villages without electricity. A dam break in the Chisinau suburbs. " NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "90" "29-May-2003" "4" "14" NA "2241" 2240 126 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "Southwest Venezuela - Merida State - Cardenal Quintero. " "Santo Domingo" "1-Jun-03" "3-Jun-03" 3 "1" "450" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,240" 4.3 "A 16 hour downpour causes Santo Domingo river to overflow. 43 people missing." NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "91" "1-Jun-2003" "4" "15" NA "2242" 2241 127 "" "Russia" "" "" "" "Central Russia - Khakasia " "Abakan" "1-Jun-03" "4-Jun-03" 4 "" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,080" 4.3 "June 3 - Russian Hydro-Meteorological Committee expects flooding to continue for 2 more days. MODIS obseravation of flooding along Abakan River near on June 3 (Abakan was low on May 30, it has been cloudy May 31-June2) Abakan river low again on June 6." NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "92" "1-Jun-2003" "4" "16" NA "2243" 2242 128 "" "China" "" "" "" "Northwest China - Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region - Ili River valley. Counties: Nilka, Gongliu, Tekes." "Ili (Yili) " "5-Jun-03" "7-Jun-03" 3 "28" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "44,620" 5.1 "A night-long torrential rainstorm caused floods and landslides in the Ili River valley. 2,000 houses and barns in three towns destroyed. 3,000 livestock killed. 100 cars trapped on a washed out highway. Additional flooding, landslides and mudslides reported throughout the Xinjiang region in the first half of June." NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "93" "5-Jun-2003" "4" "17" NA "2244" 2243 129 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Eastern Mexico - Veracruz state - Nogales, Balastrera." "Chiquito" "5-Jun-03" "6-Jun-03" 2 "4" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,200" 3.4 "Heavy rain caused the Chiquito river to overflow, which started a landslide that damaged a gas pipeline, which exploded. 300 houses in Nogales leveled by flooding." NA NA "" 0 "34" 0 "93" "5-Jun-2003" "4" "17" NA "2245" 2244 130 "" "Azerbaijan" "" "" "" "Saki and Oguz districts - Bas Kungut, Bas Zayzit. Kura delta is still flooded" "Qurcana, Kura" "5-Jun-03" "14-Jun-03" 10 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,430" 4.4 "Houses and farmlands \"seriously damaged\" in Saki District. The lower Kura river and delta are still flooded from event DFO-2003-092" NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "94" "5-Jun-2003" "4" "18" NA "2246" 2245 131 "" "China" "" "" "" "Central China - Hubei and Sichuan Provinces Yichang, Sandouping - Three Gorges Dam filling reservoir from Yichang to Fengdu in Chongqing Municipality" "Yangtze" "1-Jun-03" "1-Aug-03" 62 "" "" "" "Dam/Levy, break or release" 1 "9,130" 5.8 "The reservoir officially started storing water on June 1. The water level behind the dam has reached 135 meters as of June 10. When the reservoir is full the water level is expected to reach 175 meters behind the dam, creating a 632 sq km reservoir that will flood two cities, 11 counties, 116 towns and the gorges of Qutang, Wuxia and Xiling. Construction on the worlds largest dam began in 1993 and has cost over $22 billion. 1.3 million people have been forcibly relocated by the Chinese government. November 5 - water level at Three Gorges Reservoir reaches 139 meters." NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "95" "1-Jun-2003" "4" "19" NA "2247" 2246 132 "" "Tajikistan" "" "" "" "Sughd Oblast - Penjikent town and surrounding districts. Kuktosh, Shurcha, Kushteppa, Sudjina, Suffion, Mogion, Zebon and Sugdion" "Zeravshan" "6-Jun-03" "10-Jun-03" 5 "3" "2,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,700" 3.9 "Torrential rains and high winds. Over 120 houses destroyed or damaged beyond repair." NA NA "" 0 "34" 0 "95" "6-Jun-2003" "4" "19" NA "2248" 2247 133 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Jigawa State - Kaugama, Unguwar Tudu, Dankware, Guiwa, Roni, Kanti." "" "7-Jun-03" "8-Jun-03" 2 "" "2,000" "see notes" "Heavy rain" 1 "5,710" 4.1 "Heavy rainfall over the weekend destroys over 100 houses, over 500 families homeless. \"property worth millions of naira have been destroyed\"." NA NA "" 0 "34" 1 "96" "7-Jun-2003" "4" "20" NA "2249" 2248 134 "" "Bangladesh" "India" "" "" "Bangladesh: Districts: Moulvibazar, Habiganj, Sylhet, Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Rangpur, Nilphamari, Gaibandha, Nilphamari, Comilla, Sirajganj, Bogra, Jamalpur, Pabna, Tangail, Manikganj, Munshiganj, Narsindi, Narayanganj, Kishoreganj, Rajbari, Madaripur, Chandpur. Feni, Faridpur. Dhaka area. Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj. ---Northern India: --Assam State - Districts: Nalbari, Karimganj, Hailakandi, Dhemaji, Nagoan, Lakhimpur, Kamrup, Darrang, Jorhat, Goalpara, Dhubri, Sonitpur, Barpeta, Dhubri, Morigaon. Majuli island. --Bihar State - Districts: Madhubani, Gopalganj, Sitamarhi, Sheohar, Saran, Saharsa, Supaul, Purnea, Kishanganj, West and East Champaran, Samastipur, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Siwan, Khagaria, Katihar, Purnia, Madhepura, Vaishali. Patna area. Munger, Bhagalpur, Kahalgaon and Farakka. --Tripura State - South Tripura District. Battala, Baishnabpur, Chotkhil, and Gangfera. --West Bengal State - Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Malda, Murshidabad. --Uttar Pradesh - districts: Mainpuri, Azamgarh, Etah, Ghazipur, Ballia, Fatehpur, Ankinghat and Paliakala. Lucknow area. Jaunpur. Turtipar and Rae Bareli. --New Delhi area. --Sikkim State - " "Bramaputra and Ganges and their tributaries ---Bangladesh - Padma, Khowai, Dhalai, Monu, Teesta, Dharla, Jamuna, Muhuri, Banglali, Gumti, Ganges, Brahmaputra, Dukhkumar, Shitalakhya, Balu and Buriganga. ---India -- Assam - Barak. Brahmaputra and its tributaries: Jiadhol, Kushiara, Singla, Longai, Pagladiya, Pagladia, Mora-pagladia, Noona, Khuthimari, Puthimari, Kuhiyara, Singla, Jiabhoroli. -Bihar - Ganges. Adhwara group of rivers. Koshi, Kamala, Balan, Bagmati, Gandak, Burhi Gandak, Mahananda, Sone, Burhigandak and Pupun. --Tripura - Fenni, Mahurir, Gomati --West Bengal - Mahananda --Uttar Pradesh - Ganges, Sai, Sharda, Ganga, Ghaghra, Gomati." "11-Jun-03" "10-Oct-03" 122 "600" "9,500,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1.5 "702,400" 8.1 "June 13: First wave of floods hits Assam, India displacing 400,000. June 23: Flooding spreads in northern Bangladesh. June 27: Second wave of flooding in Assam displaces 470,000. Main Brahmaputra river has breached its banks at several places. Dhemaji district in Assam has been cut off from the rest of the country since June 12. June 30: 10,000 people homeless in Tripura. July 7 - 1 million homeless in Bangladesh and 100 dead. July 8 - Bihar: 5 dead, 150,000 people displaced. July 10 - flooding begins in Uttar Pradesh state. July 16 - Assam: 3.7 million homeless and 22 dead. 2.5 million hectares damaged crop land. Flooding described as worst in 50 years. Bihar: 1.2 million displaced. July 18 - Bangladesh: 175 dead, 3.5 million homeless, 267,600 hectares crops destroyed. July 24- floodwaters begin receding in northeastern India and parts of Bangladesh. July 28 - 370,000 hectares farmland waterlogged in Bangladesh. August 7 - Flood situation in north Bihar remains \"grim\" on Ganga, Ghaghra, Gandak, Kosi, Burhi Gandak and Bagmati rivers. August 25 - 200 villages washed away in Azamgarh district in Uttar Pradesh when dam on Ghagra breaches. September 10 -24 - Flooding continuing in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal states along Ganges river. Worst flooding in a decade in Uttar Pradesh September 16-18 - New flooding in northwestern Bangladesh, 50,000 homeless. October 8 - flooding continues in Bangladesh and northeastern India. MODIS observations: Meghna river valley flooded and Bramaputra river at high levels on June 16 and 20. Observations of high levels on Ganges river begin in early Septmeber and continue through October." NA NA "" 1 "35" 1 "97" "11-Jun-2003" "5" "21" NA "2250" 2249 135 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Central Mexico - Puebla state - Puebla city and surrounding areas" "Manzinilla, San Antonio and Alseseca rivers" "12-Jun-03" "15-Jun-03" 4 "" "800" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "60" 2.4 "Heavy overnight rains. 500 homes damaged, 200 families homeless." NA NA "" 0 "35" 0 "97" "12-Jun-2003" "5" "21" NA "2251" 2250 136 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Kano State - Kura area. Kura and Kosawa towns. Villages: Imawa-Karfi and Imawa-Kosa." "" "28-May-03" "29-May-03" 2 "1" "800" "see notes" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "790" 3.2 "Flash floods render 200 families homeless in 2 villages. \"farm crops valued at thousands of naira were destroyed by the heavy rains\"" NA NA "" 0 "35" 0 "97" "28-May-2003" "5" "21" NA "2252" 2251 137 "" "Columbia" "" "" "" "Southwest - Caqueta department - Florencia city" "Hacha River" "14-Jun-03" "16-Jun-03" 3 "3" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "3,350" 4 "Hacha River overflows in Florencia city inundating 20 districts." NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "98" "14-Jun-2003" "5" "22" NA "2253" 2252 138 "" "Columbia" "" "" "" "Northwest - Medellin district" "" "14-Jun-03" "16-Jun-03" 3 "2" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,700" 3.7 "Heavy rains cause mudslides and floods in Medellin district." NA NA "" 0 "35" 0 "98" "14-Jun-2003" "5" "22" NA "2254" 2253 139 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Midwest and East --Ohio - Counties: Butler, Preble, Hamilton, Mercer. Towns: New Miami, Fairfield, Cincinnati area. --Eastern Kentucky - Counties: Estill, Madison, Perry, Clay, Morgan, Marion, Floyd, Letcher. --West Virginia - Counties: Kanawha, Mingo, Nicholas, Marion, Boone, Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Putnam. Charleston area. Wolfpen, Sissonville, Drennen, Chapmanville. --Pennsylvania - Counties: York. --Western Georgia - Counties: Troup, Carroll, Fayette, Clayton. LaGrange, Fayetteville, Jonesboro. --North Carolina - Counties: Gaston, Cumberland, Cabarrus, Union, Alamance, Mecklenburg --Alabama - Pelham area of Shelby County --Arkansas - Benton area of Saline County" "Ohio - Pleasant Run Creek --Eastern Kentucky - Kentucky river tributaries, Drowning Creek. Jakes Branch Creek. --West Virginia - Big Seven Mile Creek, Gauley River. --Western Georgia - Long Cane Creek near the Chattahoochee at \"highest levels in decades\" --North Carolina - Catawba River" "13-Jun-03" "19-Jun-03" 7 "7" "1,500" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "60,610" 5.6 "In Fairfield, Ohio flood damage is compared to 1979 floods. 1500 people are evacuated in New Miami, Ohio. Nearly 200 houses were destroyed or heavily damaged by flooding in and around Charleston, West Virginia. Flood damage to West Virginia highways estimated at $2.5 million to $3 million. Floods washed away a bridge that had stood for more than 40 years in Cabell County, West Virginia. " NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "99" "13-Jun-2003" "5" "23" NA "2255" 2254 140 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Samar Island - Catbalogan Biliran Island - Barangay Aslum, Naval, Biliran city. Leyte - Sorsogon, Albay, Catanduanes and Camarines Sur" "Biliran - Binak river " "15-Jun-03" "18-Jun-03" 4 "11" "70,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "22,830" 5 "Tropical Storm Soudelor causes floods and landslides. Thousands stranded. 16,131 families displaced on southern Luzon island." NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "100" "15-Jun-2003" "5" "24" NA "2256" 2255 141 "" "East Timor" "" "" "" "East Timor (Timor-Leste) - Districts: Cova Lima, Manufahi, Viqueque, Ainaro, Manatuto and Baucau. Suai town. West Timor (Nusa Tenggara Timur) - Atambua, Belu." "Benanain river" "16-Jun-03" "20-Jun-03" 5 "2" "600" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "12,930" 4.8 "Hundreds displaced by monsoonal flooding. Homes, crops and roads destroyed. \"sudden unseasonal rains\"" NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "101" "16-Jun-2003" "5" "25" NA "2257" 2256 142 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Northeastern Afghanistan - Northern Badakhshan province - Ragh and Nawsi Districts. villages: Chashma, Asif and others." "" "16-Jun-03" "21-Jun-03" 6 "13" "100" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,650" 4.2 "News report from June 21 says floods happened \"recently\". Landslides and floods. 25 houses destroyed in Chashma village. 300 farms damaged and 190 animals killed in the province. Hundreds of jeribs of orchards and farmland damaged (one jerib is equal to 44 sq.m.)." NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "102" "16-Jun-2003" "5" "26" NA "2258" 2257 143 "" "Bangladesh" "" "" "" "Southeastern Bangladesh - Districts: Chittagong, Khagrachari, Bhola and Feni . Cox's Bazar, Hatiya Island." "Feni river" "19-Jun-03" "3-Jul-03" 15 "55" "20,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "4,230" 4.8 "Landslides and floods. A coastal protection dam overwhelmed by waves from Bay of Bengal, 100,000 stranded in Hatiya sub-district. 5,000 displaced in Khagrachari district. 20,000 people stranded in inundated villages in Chittagong district." NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "103" "19-Jun-2003" "5" "27" NA "2259" 2258 144 "" "India" "" "" "" "Southwestern India - Karnataka State - Dakshina Kannada District - Mangalore city area. Vittla, Bajal, Sullia." "" "21-Jun-03" "24-Jun-03" 4 "4" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "760" 3.5 "Thirteen houses collapsed and 170 were partially damaged. Most low-lying areas in the Mangalore area inundated. \"severe damage to property\" Landslides block roads" NA NA "" 0 "35" 0 "103" "21-Jun-2003" "5" "27" NA "2260" 2259 145 "" "USA" "" "" "" "West Central Florida - Counties: Manatee, Hillsborough, DeSoto, Lee, Hardee, Charlotte, Hendry. Sarasota: East County and South County. Tampa Bay area. Bradenton." "Myakka, Little Manatee, Manatee, Alafia and Horse Creek" "22-Jun-03" "28-Jun-03" 7 "0" "250" "11,300,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "18,770" 5.1 "Heavy rain since June 25 southeast of Tampa. A malfunctioning flood gate on Lake Manatee forced the temporary evacuation of hundreds of people who live downstream from Lake Manatee as the reservoir threatened to burst its banks following torrential rain. Manatee River crested at a record 20 feet at Myakka Head above the dam early Sunday. Manatee River was at the highest level at Rye Bridge since the Manatee Dam was built. A levy break along the Myakka River floods over 35 homes in Sarasota. Record flooding along Myakka River. $3.3 million in damage to seawalls in Punta Gorda Isles in Charlotte County." NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "104" "22-Jun-2003" "5" "28" NA "2261" 2260 146 "" "India" "" "" "" "Western India - Gujarat State - Panchmahals, South Gujarat. Districts: Bharuch, Surat, Narmada, The Dangs" "" "20-Jun-03" "26-Jun-03" 7 "4" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "37,670" 5.4 "Quikscat shows new water in southern Gujarat region week ending June 23." NA NA "" 0 "35" 1 "105" "20-Jun-2003" "5" "29" NA "2262" 2261 147 "" "China" "" "" "" "Eastern, central and southern China - Yangtze basin --Zhejiang Province - Jinyun County - Lishui city. --Jiangxi Province - Xinjian county. Nanchang. Northern areas. --Sichuan Province - Chongqing, Ganzi, Aba, Guangyuan, Bazhong, Danba. --Jiangsu Province - Nanjing area --Hunan Province - Huaihua, Zhangjiajie --Hubei Province - Zigui, Wuhan area. --Shaanxi Province - Ningqiang County, Shaanxi --Guangxi Province - --Guizhou Province - Xishui district --Gansu Province - Zhang County" "Yangtze River and tributaries: --Hunan - Lishui, Xiang, Li --Sichuan - Minjiang, Wujiang, Shouxi, Qinggan --Shaanxi - Hanjiang --Guizhou - Wujiang" "23-Jun-03" "28-Jul-03" 36 "430" "1,500,000" "725,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,287,000" 7.7 "Widespread floods and landslides. Jiangxi: 7,000 people rescued in Xinjian county. Sichuan: 20 dead, 14,000 houses destroyed in landslides. Guangxi: 15 dead and at least 17 missing in floods. Hunan: $ 217 million in economic losses. Guizhou: \"mountain torrent engulfed 24 people\". Hubei: landslides kill 13, 7 missing. July 4: 21 killed in landslides in Chongqing and Sichuan regions. July 10 - middle reaches of Yangtze River exceed the flood warning level . Yangtze tributary Lishui exceeds 1952 record levels at Jinshi. July 12 - Landslides kill 51 in Danba, Sichuan. July 14 - first major flood crest of Yangtze enters Jingjiang in Hubei Province, the river level is one meter above \"warning level\". July 15 - Lake Poyang level rises above \"alert lines\". July 16 - Worst flooding since 1964 in parts of of Sichuan and Shaanxi provinces. China total deaths this year from flooding and landslides: 609. Total farmland affected: 9.44 million hectares (includes DFO-2003-155)." NA NA "" 1 "36" 1 "106" "23-Jun-2003" "6" "30" NA "2263" 2262 148 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Upper Midwest: Kansas - Republic and Washington Counties. Scandia Nebraska - Counties: Thayer, Fillmore and Nuckolls. Deshler. Hubbell. " "Kansas - Republican River Nebraska - Little Blue River South Dakota - Little Sioux River" "23-Jun-03" "26-Jun-03" 4 "1" "" "15" "Heavy rain" 1 "34,060" 5.1 "Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and hail. Major flash flooding from over 9 inches of rain in Thayer, Fillmore and Nuckolls Counties in Nebraska; evacuations in Thayer county. Major flooding on the Republican River at Scandia, Kansas. Major agricultural flooding on the Little Sioux River, South Dakota. Hubell, Nebraska: \"This is probably the worst flooding that's ever been around these parts\" QuikSCAT shows new anomalies in upper midwest region week ending June 25." NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "107" "23-Jun-2003" "6" "31" NA "2264" 2263 149 "" "Guatemala" "" "" "" "Guatemala city area" "" "25-Jun-03" "30-Jun-03" 6 "3" "40" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "150" 3 "Landslides and flooding. 10 houses damaged, bridge destroyed" NA NA "" 0 "36" 0 "107" "25-Jun-2003" "6" "31" NA "2265" 2264 150 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Mindanao Island - Maguindanao Province. Datu Odin Sinsuat town near Cotabato." "Brar river" "25-Jun-03" "26-Jun-03" 2 "2" "10,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,180" 3.4 "Flash flooding destroys 500 houses." NA NA "" 0 "36" 0 "107" "25-Jun-2003" "6" "31" NA "2266" 2265 151 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Northeastern Afghanistan - Northern Badakhshan province bordering Tajikstan - Darwaz District" "" "25-Jun-03" "26-Jun-03" 2 "" "" "" "" 1 "2,780" 3.7 "Serious damage to six villages. One thousand jeribs of agricultural land destroyed. 30 water mills destroyed." NA NA "" 0 "36" 0 "107" "25-Jun-2003" "6" "31" NA "2267" 2266 152 "" "Iran" "" "" "" "Mazandaran Province in northern Iran. Tonkabon area." "Dow-Hezar and Seh-Hezar rivers" "26-Jun-03" "26-Jun-03" 1 "" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,090" 3 "Overnight rains flood 4 villages, roads washed away leaving 20 villages isolated. \"The overnight flood might partially have been resulted from the icebergs on the heights of Takht-e Soleyman area, which are melted due to recent increase in temperature,\"" NA NA "" 0 "36" 0 "107" "26-Jun-2003" "6" "31" NA "2268" 2267 153 "" "New Zealand" "" "" "" "South Island: Nelson region, Tasman District - Nelson, Richmond, Brightwater, Wakefield, Hope, Motueka. Maitai Valley" "" "28-Jun-03" "30-Jun-03" 3 "0" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,770" 3.7 "Wettest June since 1941: \"rain began about 3pm on Saturday and helped push the total June rainfall to a record 196.7mm, as measured at Stoke\". ''It is the worst flooding I have seen in about 10 years.''" NA NA "" 0 "36" 0 "107" "28-Jun-2003" "6" "31" NA "2269" 2268 154 "" "Uruguay" "" "" "" "Southern and eastern Uruguay - Canelones state " "" "28-Jun-03" "2-Jul-03" 5 "1" "300" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "6,900" 4.5 "June 30: Heavy storms in southern and eastern Uruguay since June 27. \"floods have swept off large areas of crops and interrupted land transport\"" NA NA "" 0 "36" 1 "108" "28-Jun-2003" "6" "32" 0 "2270" 2269 155 "" "China" "" "" "" "Eastern China --Anhui Province - counties: Funan, Huoqiu, Yingshang, Chuxian. - Wangjiaba, Mengwa, Bengbu. --Henan Province - counties: Xixian, Xuyi. --Jiangsu Province - Huaiyuan City. Hongze Lake area." "Huaihe River and tributaries: Chu, Pihe, Huaihongxin" "1-Jul-03" "7-Aug-03" 38 "18" "1,600,000" "400,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "108,400" 6.8 "Heavy rain since June 21. July 3 - floodgates at Wangjiaba are opened for the 13th time since 1949 inundating 12,000 ha farmland, most serious flooding on Hauihe in 12 years. 20,000 evacuated before the flood water was diverted. July 6 - record level on Huaihe river: 26.22 metres at the Lutaizi (previous record 26m in 1991). Major dike on Tangduo lake blasted. July 7- 32,000 homes destroyed and a further 120,000 damaged; 5,700 villages inundated. Highest levels since 1949 in Xuyi county, Jiangsu. July 14 - Huaihe River dropping in Anhui, still rising in Jiangsu. Huaihe river below \"danger level\" on July 16. Total damages are less than 1991 flood despite record high levels. Total of nine diversion areas used in flooding. July 21-23 - Haui River is rising again, well above \"warning level\" due to more rain in upper reaches. Haui falls below \"danger level\" on July 28. August 3 - flood emergency declared over on Hongze Lake and lower reaches of Huai River, however hundreds of thousands are still unable to return home for another 20 days. MODIS observation of high water on Huai River begin on June 28; additional observations on July 7, 12, 23 and 25." NA NA "" 1 "37" 1 "109" "1-Jul-2003" "1" "1" NA "2271" 2270 156 "" "Uganda" "" "" "" "Eastern Uganda - Mbale area - Bubulo county - Buwabwala sub-county, Busiu and Bukibino" "Manafa River" "1-Jul-03" "3-Jul-03" 3 "20" "700" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "960" 3.5 "Three weeks of continuous rain in Mbale area. Landslides and flooding." NA NA "" 0 "37" 0 "109" "1-Jul-2003" "1" "1" NA "2272" 2271 157 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Northeast Afghanistan - Takhar Province - Shurto and 5 other villages." "" "2-Jul-03" "5-Jul-03" 4 "" "" "" "" 1 "4,100" 4.2 "\"river floods have endangered the lives of hundreds of people living along the river, and that people in at least five villages are feared to have been displaced\"" NA NA "" 0 "37" 1 "110" "2-Jul-2003" "1" "2" NA "2273" 2272 158 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Central Afghanistan - Logar Province - Mohammad Agha district. " "" "5-Jul-03" "6-Jul-03" 2 "2" "280" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,490" 3.5 "70 houses destroyed and 100 hectares of agricultural land damaged, 50 head of cattle killed. " NA NA "" 0 "37" 0 "110" "5-Jul-2003" "1" "2" NA "2274" 2273 159 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Indiana - Counties: Carroll, Adams, Cass, Howard, Tipton, Wells, Miami, Boone, Jennings, Clay, Tippecanoe. Lafayette, Fort Wayne, Decatur, Huntington . --Ohio - Counties: Mercer, Auglaize, Van Wert, Darke, Shelby, Logan, Hamilton . Rockford, Montezuma, Celina, Miamitown. --Illinois - " "Indiana - Wabash, White, Mississinewa, St. Mary's, Eel, White, Tippecanoe, Muscatatuck, West Fork Whitewater. Wildcat, Deer and Pipe Creeks. --Ohio - St. Marys, Chagrin, Blanchard, Maumee, Miami, Pike, Scioto, Warren, Great Miami, Sandusky and White (West Fork) Rivers. --Illinois - Wabash, White, Embarras, Iroquois" "5-Jul-03" "21-Jul-03" 17 "3" "1,200" "106,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "150,500" 6.6 "Several days of severe thunderstorms. Wabash River at Lafayette, IN at the highest level since February 1959. Wildcat Creek in Kokomo highest levels since 1958. St. Marys River south of Fort Wayne hit a record flood level of 26.54 feet Tuesday, passing the mark of 26.5 feet set in 1913. Levels on parts of the White River are as high as they've been since 1929. $100 million crop damage in Indiana. 1300 homes in Indiana damaged by floods. 250 damaged or destroyed homes in Ohio. \"flooding along the St. Marys in the Summit City was \"in the range\" of a 100-year flood\" MODIS observation of high water on Wabash River on July 8. High water observed on Wabash and White rivers on July 12 and 13. QuikSCATshows new anomalies in central Ohio week ending July 3." NA NA "" 1 "38" 1 "111" "5-Jul-2003" "2" "3" NA "2275" 2274 160 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Morelos state - Cuernavaca area" "" "3-Jul-03" "4-Jul-03" 2 "0" "" "1,000,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,020" 3.3 "1,000 homes were flooded after rivers and creeks were swollen by several days of heavy rains" NA NA "" 0 "38" 0 "111" "3-Jul-2003" "2" "3" NA "2276" 2275 161 "" "Nepal" "" "" "" "Districts: Baglung, Baitadi, Banke, Bara, Bhojpur, Chitwan, Dang, Dhading, Dhanusha, Dolakha, Gorkha, Gulmi, Humla, Ilam, Jajarkot, Jhapa, Kabhre, Kailali, Kanchanpur, Kapilvastu, Kaski, Khotang, Lamjung, Mahottari, Makwanpur, Morang, Myagdi, Nawalparasi, Nuwakot, Okhaldunga, Parvat, Parsa, Rasuwa, Rauthat, Rukum, Rupandehi, Sarlahi, Saptari, Sindhuli, Siraha, Solukhumbu, Sunsari, Syangja, Tanahun, Taplejung, Terathum and Udayapur . " "Andheri, Kang, Bairagi, Triyuga " "3-Jul-03" "20-Aug-03" 49 "217" "4,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "137,100" 6.8 "Moonsonal rain causes widespread separate incidents of flooding and landslides throughout Nepal. Farmlands and dozens of houses washed away; highways, water pipelines and other infrastructures damaged. July 17 - 993 houses have been destroyed throughout Nepal. Weed ending August 1 - 58 more people killed and 30 missing in fresh landslides. Floods have extensively damaged Marsyangdi hydro-electric power station in west Nepal. 30 of Nepal's 75 districts affected by floods and lanslides." NA NA "" 1 "39" 1 "112" "3-Jul-2003" "3" "4" NA "2277" 2276 162 "" "Burma" "" "" "" "Irawaddy River Valley" "Irawaddy River and tributaries: Chindwin" "2-Jul-03" "1-Sep-03" 62 "" "" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "235,100" 7.2 "No news reports. Detected by monitoring MODIS imagery on July 7. Flooding had increased significantly around Chindwin-Irawaddy confluence on July 9 MODIS image. Flooding along middle Irrawaddy waning in mid August, but still visible in mid-September." NA NA "" 1 "40" 1 "113" "2-Jul-2003" "4" "5" NA "2278" 2277 163 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Central Afghanistan - Bamiyan province - Ghandak Valley - Shibar district " "" "9-Jul-03" "11-Jul-03" 3 "9" "" "" "Brief torrential rain" 1 "1,440" 3.6 "50 houses destroyed, 24 people missing in \"recent heavy flooding\"" NA NA "" 0 "40" 0 "113" "9-Jul-2003" "4" "5" NA "2279" 2278 164 "" "China" "" "" "" "Northwest China - Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region - Tianshan Mountain area, Kazak Autonomous County Barkol." "" "12-Jul-03" "15-Jul-03" 4 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "103,800" 5.6 "Continuous rain since July 11. 1,000 houses and barns destroyed, more than 20,000 people \"affected\" by flooding" NA NA "" 0 "40" 1 "114" "12-Jul-2003" "4" "6" NA "2280" 2279 165 "" "Pakistan" "India" "" "" "Pakistan - Sindh province: Karachi and Hyderabad areas. Districts: Badin, Thatta, Tharparkar, Larkana, Shikarpur, Nawabshah, Dadu, Karachi, Hyderabad. --Balochistan Province: Districts: Jafarabad, Naseerabad, Bolan, Jhal Magsi, Harnai, Ziarat, Khuzdar, Lasbela, Turbat, Awaran, Machh, Harnai, Kalat. --Punjab Province: Districts: Sialkot, Narowal, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Layyah, Rajanpur and Dera Ghazi Khan. Jalalabad, Jhakkarpur, Bhakri, Thatti, Hamadpur, Rajapur. ---Northwestern India - Rajasthan State: Jaipur area. --Himachal Pradesh State: Garsa area of Kullu district, Baijnath area of Kangra district . --Gujarat State - Ahmadabad, Valseed and Dahood. Rann of Kutch area: Nakhatrana, Mundra, Bhuj, Gandhidham, Lakhpat. Banni and Khavda region. Rajkot city." "Indus River and tributaries Jhelum, Chenab, Satluj" "15-Jul-03" "1-Sep-03" 49 "285" "900,000" "" "Monsoonal rain" 1 "868,200" 7.6 "Monsoon rains damaged hundreds of homes and ruptured a small dam in Sindh, Pakistan. Five children killed in flash floods in Rajasthan after years of drought. Flash floods in Gursa valley in Himachal Pradesh kill at least 30 on July 16. July 28 - 5000 villages flooded in Sindh Province. \"Meteorologists say this year's monsoon rains broke a 10-year record, with 292 millimetres of rain falling in 24 hours in the district of Badin over the weekend\". Rann of Kutch area in Gujarat State received \"more than half its annual rain in 24 hours\" on July 26. Parts of the ancient ruins of Dholavira in eastern Kutch inundated by floods. Worst flooding since 1994 in Sindh, Pakistan. August 11 - Sindh: 178 dead; 141,643 hectares crops destroyed; 1,000 square kilometers flooded; worst monsoon in a decade in southern Pakistan. At least 400 villages in Badin district were washed away leaving 300,000 homeless. Balochistan: 400,000 acres crops damaged. Pakistan total deaths: 231. Floods begin subsiding in southern Pakistan on August 4. August 13 - Chenab River sweeps away 15 villages in Punjab. August 21 - roads in Sindh province still flooded up to 2 meters deep. August 23-5 - 23 people killled by flooding in Ahmadabad city and Gujarat state MODIS observations of high levels on the Indus river begin in mid June. Southern Pakistan and along the Indus Valley exhibit wetter surface conditions compared to this time last year according to QuikSCAT data." NA NA "" 1 "41" 1 "115" "15-Jul-2003" "5" "7" NA "2281" 2280 166 "" "Afghanistan" "" "" "" "Paktia Province - Zadran region, Sar Hawzah, Gomal, Orgun, Zerok. Ghanzi Province - Jani Khel, Yosuf Khel, Mata Khan. Other Povinces: Wardak, Khost, Logar, Kapisa." "" "15-Jul-03" "18-Jul-03" 4 "9" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "33,250" 5.1 "More than a week of rain kill 9 people and sweep away \"a great number of animals and inflicted heavy damage to agricultural fields\"" NA NA "" 0 "41" 1 "116" "15-Jul-2003" "5" "8" NA "2282" 2281 167 "" "Mexico" "" "" "" "Southern Mexico - Oaxaca State - Sierra Mazateca area: Santa Maria Chilchotla, Santa Ana Ateixtlahuaca, Eloxochitlan " "" "17-Jul-03" "18-Jul-03" 2 "10" "200" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,220" 3.4 "Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain. 50 houses inundated in Eloxochitlan. 9 dead in landslide in Santa Maria Chilchotla." NA NA "" 0 "41" 0 "116" "17-Jul-2003" "5" "8" NA "2283" 2282 168 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "Caracas city and suburbs" "" "18-Jul-03" "19-Jul-03" 2 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "700" 3.1 "Torrential rains cause river in Caracas to overflow, hundreds of people had to be rescued, dozens of cars swept away." NA NA "" 0 "41" 0 "116" "18-Jul-2003" "5" "8" NA "2284" 2283 169 "" "Japan" "" "" "" "Southwestern Japan - Kyushu island - Prefectures: Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Nagasaki - Minamata city, Hishikari, Kinkai" "Minamata, Hogawachikawa." "19-Jul-03" "21-Jul-03" 3 "19" "800" "see notes" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,080" 4.4 "Foods and landslides. Rainfall totalling 263 millimeters since 7/19. More than 240 houses flooded in Minamata. Damages estimated at 726m yen. \"atmospheric air conditions are unstable over a wide area of eastern and western Japan due to the inflow of humid air into a seasonal rain front hovering over the Hokuriku region to the Tsushima Strait\"" NA NA "" 0 "41" 1 "117" "19-Jul-2003" "5" "9" NA "2285" 2284 170 "" "Philippines" "" "" "" "Northern Luzon - Provinces: Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Quezon, La Union, Ilocos Norte. Towns and cities; Malabon, Tarlac, Cabanatuan, Guimba, Sto. Domingo, San Manuel, San Clemente, Camiling, La Paz --Mindanao - Provinces: Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat. Libungan" "Luzon - Batacan, Camiling, Rio Chico. --Mindanao - Simuay." "19-Jul-03" "23-Jul-03" 5 "22" "20,000" "20,600,000" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "63,740" 5.5 "Typhoon Imbudo is the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines in five years. $20.6 million worth of crops destroyed in Northern Luzon provinces of Cagayan and Isabela; 166,670 hectares. 12 people killed and 11,000 displaced on Mindanao Island. MODIS observations of high river levels in Luzon on July 25 and less flooding on July 29." NA NA "" 0 "41" 1 "118" "19-Jul-2003" "5" "10" NA "2286" 2285 171 "" "Ethiopia" "" "" "" "Northeast Ethiopia - Afar Region - Bure-Mudaitu Wordea district. Gewane to Arsisso." "Awash River" "19-Jul-03" "1-Aug-03" 14 "2" "7,000" "" "" 1 "53,540" 5.9 "Awash river has breached its banks for 200 kilometers from Gewane to Arisso. Hundreds of homes washed away." NA NA "" 0 "41" 1 "119" "19-Jul-2003" "5" "11" NA "2287" 2286 172 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Northeast Ohio - Counties: Portage, Trumbull, Summit, Mahoning, Cuyahoga, Medina, Columbiana. Towns: Canton, Youngstown, Levittsburg, Warren, Hudson, Akron, Streetsboro, Brookfield, Howland, Hubbard, Ravenna, Hanoverton, Lisbon, Knox, Green. Cuyahoga Valley. --Western Pennsylvania - Counties: Mercer, Lawrence, Clearfield ." "Ohio - Mahoning, Cuyahoga. Killbuck and Nimishillen Creeks --Pennsylvania - Shenango Creek" "21-Jul-03" "28-Jul-03" 8 "3" "1,000" "see notes" "Heavy rain" 1 "12,170" 5 "Two days of storms. Major flooding along Mahoning River in towns of Levittsburg and Warren. \"I've been here 33 years and I've never seen anything like this, all the storms we're having,\" At least $1million damages in Canton Ohio alone. More than $1 million in damage to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park." NA NA "" 0 "41" 1 "120" "21-Jul-2003" "5" "12" NA "2288" 2287 173 "" "Mongolia" "" "" "" "Northern Mongolia - Provinces: Orhon, Ubur-khangai, Govi-altay, Darhan-uul, Bulgan (Tushig, Mogod, Tseel, Erdene), Hovsgol, Umnugovi (Tsogt-Ovoo), Dornod (Halkhgol). Ulan Bator area (Bayangol, Chingeltei,Sukhbaatar, Songinohairhan, Bayanzurh). Gobi-Altai, Bayanhongor and Orhon-Uul." "Chalchyn Gol River in Dornod Province" "21-Jul-03" "10-Aug-03" 21 "20" "400" "270,000" "Heavy rain" 1 "281,900" 6.8 "Week long torrential rains and hailstorms. Ten killed and more than 100 homes in Ulan Bator destroyed. Worst storms since the 1982 floods. Infrastruture losses to dams, roads and bridges. August 22 - Many rivers in Mogolia at or above the warning level due to more heavy rains" NA NA "" 1 "42" 1 "121" "21-Jul-2003" "6" "13" NA "2289" 2288 174 "" "Kyrgyzstan" "Kazakhstan" "" "" "Southeastern Kazakhstan - Almaty area. --Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek area." "" "21-Jul-03" "25-Jul-03" 5 "1" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "131,900" 5.8 "Flooding and landslides. Homes, roads and bridges destroyed. 30,000 without clean drinking water in Almaty Region, Kazakhstan." NA NA "" 0 "42" 1 "122" "21-Jul-2003" "6" "14" NA "2290" 2289 175 "" "Venezuela" "" "" "" "Sucre State - " "" "21-Jul-03" "25-Jul-03" 5 "" "860" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "9,370" 4.7 "215 families homeless in Sucre" NA NA "" 0 "42" 1 "123" "21-Jul-2003" "6" "15" NA "2291" 2290 176 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Cross Rivers - Ikom, Obudu, Ogoja, Yala, Obanliku and Obubro local government areas." "" "23-Jul-03" "25-Jul-03" 3 "5" "" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "8,170" 4.4 "\"property worth millions of naira were lost\" in a \"recent flood disaster\". food crops destroyed. Unkown number of people displaced." NA NA "" 0 "42" 1 "124" "23-Jul-2003" "6" "16" NA "2292" 2291 177 "" "China" "" "" "" "South China - Guangdong Province - cities: Yangjiang, Luoding, Zhanjiang, Maoming Guangxi Province - Northern Hainan Island - Haikou, Wenshan." "Guangxi - Nanliu " "23-Jul-03" "25-Jul-03" 3 "14" "30,000" "" "Tropical cyclone" 1 "39,470" 5.1 "Typhoon Imbudo brings heavy rains and high tides to southern China. 30,000 were evacuated from Yangjiang in advance of landfall of the typhoon. 4,500 houses destroyed in Yangjiang city, which suffered 560 million yuan in damages. Record rainfall on northern Hainan Island. \"Many cities in Guangdong and on Hainan island were flooded by Imbudo while dykes, reservoirs and houses were destroyed\"" NA NA "" 0 "42" 1 "125" "23-Jul-2003" "6" "17" NA "2293" 2292 178 "" "Panama" "" "" "" "Arraiján district" "Jafferabad, Machh, Harnai, Kalat, and Naseerabad" "12-Jul-03" "13-Jul-03" 2 "" "4,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1.5 "550" 3.2 "\"worst flooding to strike the country in 30 years\" \"intense rain and high tides overwhelmed the Rio Cristal, Rio Caimito, Rio Indio and Rio Aguacate rivers, inundating 12 communities\". 980 homes damaged, 5,900 people \"affected\"" NA NA "" 0 "42" 0 "125" "12-Jul-2003" "6" "17" NA "2294" 2293 179 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Gombe State - Yamattu East and Akko local government areas. Dadin-Kowa and Kumo" "" "22-Jul-03" "24-Jul-03" 3 "" "160" "see notes" "Heavy rain" 1 "1,520" 3.7 "40 houses and farm produce worth \"millions of naira\" were destroyed in a flood. Bridges damaged and livestock lost. Damage reported on July 24, date of flooding not given. Area is prone to recurrent flooding." NA NA "" 0 "42" 0 "125" "22-Jul-2003" "6" "17" NA "2295" 2294 180 "" "Nigeria" "" "" "" "Benue State - Vandeikya Local Government area. Districts: Mbaduku and Mbayongu." "Aya and Be" "27-Jul-03" "27-Jul-03" 1 "2" "3,000" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "2,620" 3.4 "Five villages inundated. Five bridges and 52 compounds destroyed. Agricultural damage. \"local government said it would need N3 billion to resettle the displaced victims\". Flood described as \"unparallel in the history of the local government area\"." NA NA "" 0 "42" 0 "125" "27-Jul-2003" "6" "17" NA "2296" 2295 181 "" "USA" "" "" "" "Alaska - Fairbanks area, Denali National Park, northern Susitna Valley." "Chatanika, Chena, Little Chena, Salcha, Nenana Rivers. Carlo and Honolulu Creeks. " "27-Jul-03" "31-Jul-03" 5 "" "20" "" "Heavy rain" 1 "13,110" 4.8 "Weekend storm dumps over 5 inches of rain in Denali - Fairbanks area. Fairbanks is close to setting a record for its wette