List of deadliest floods

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This is a list consisting of the deadliest floods worldwide with a minimum of 60 deaths.

List[edit]

Death toll Event Location Year
500,000–4,000,000 1931 China floods China 1931
900,000–2,000,000 1887 Yellow River flood China 1887
500,000–800,000 1938 Yellow River flood China 1939
229,000 Typhoon Nina China 1975
145,000 1935 Yangtze flood China 1935
100,000+ St. Felix's Flood, storm surge Netherlands 1530
594 Hanoi and Red River Delta flood North Vietnam 1971
(up to) 100,000[1][2][3] The flood of 1099 Netherlands & England 1099
up to 100,000 [4] 1911 Yangtze river flood China 1919
50,000–80,000[2] St. Lucia's flood, storm surge Holy Roman Empire 1287
60,000 North Sea flood, storm surge Holy Roman Empire 1212
40,000 [5] 1949 Eastern Guatemalan Floods Guatemala 1949
36,000 St. Marcellus flood, storm surge Holy Roman Empire 1219
30,000 1954 Yangtze River floods China 1954
28,700 1974 Bangladesh flood due to monsoon rain Bangladesh 1974
25,000–40,000 St. Marcellus flood / Grote Mandrenke, storm tide Holy Roman Empire, Denmark 1362
20,000 1999 Vargas mudslide Venezuela 1999
20,000 All Saints' Flood, storm surge Holy Roman Empire 1570
20,000 1939 Tianjin flood China 1939
14,000 Christmas flood, storm surge Netherlands, Germany, Denmark 1717
10,000–100,000[1][2][3] St. Elizabeth's flood, storm surge Holy Roman Empire 1421
8,000–15,000 Burchardi flood Germany, Denmark 1634
10,000 Great Iran Flood Iran 1954
10,000 1824 St. Petersburg flood Russia 1824
several thousands North Sea flood, storm surge Holy Roman Empire 1014
several thousands St. Juliana flood, storm surge Holy Roman Empire 1164
several thousands St. Agatha flood, storm surge Holy Roman Empire 1288
several thousands St. Clemens flood, storm surge Holy Roman Empire 1334
several thousands St. Mary Magdalene's flood Central Europe 1342
several thousands All Saints flood, storm surge Holy Roman Empire 1532
several thousands North Sea flood, storm surge Netherlands 1703
5,748.[6] 2013 North India floods India 2013
6,200 Sichuan, Hubei, Anhui flood China 1980
5,000 Lake Palcacocha in the Cojup valley, Cordillera Blanca mountain range, landslide by massive avalanche Peru 1941
5,000–10,000 Rajputana flood India 1943
4,892 [5] 1968 Rajasthan, Gujarat monsoon rain India 1968
4,800 1951 Manchuria flood China 1951
3,838 1998 Eastern India, Bangladesh monsoon rain India, Bangladesh 1998
3,814 1989 Sichuan flood China 1989
3,800 1978 Northern India monsoon rain India 1978
3,656 1998 Yangtze river flood China 1998
3,500 1948 Fuzhou flood China 1948
3,189+ 2010 China floods, landslides China, North Korea 2010
3,084 1993 South Asian monsoon rain Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan 1993
3,076 2004 Eastern India, Bangladesh monsoon rain India, Bangladesh 2004
3,000 1992 Afghanistan flood, mainly, Gulbahar, Kalotak, Shutul, Parwan, flash flood, mudslide Afghanistan 1992
2,910 1950 Pakistan flood Pakistan 1950
2,828 2011 Southeast Asian floods Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia 2011
2,775 1996 China flood, torrential floods, mud-rock flows China 1996
2,566 1953 Japan flood, mainly Kitakyushu, Kumamoto, Wakayama, Kizugawa, massive rain, flood, mudslide Japan 1953
2,400 North Sea flood, storm surge Netherlands 838
1,000-8,000 2016 Indian floods by monsoon rain India 2016
2,379 1988 Bangladesh monsoon rain Bangladesh 1988
2,209 Johnstown Flood United States (Pennsylvania) 1889
2,142 North Sea flood of 1953 storm surge Netherlands, United Kingdom, Belgium 1953
2,075 1981 Sichuan, Shanxi flood China 1981
2,055 1987 Bangladesh monsoon rain Bangladesh 1987
2,000–5,0001 Morvi dam burst India (Morvi, Gujarat) 1979
2,000–3,000 Mostaganem and Oran flood Algeria 1927
2,000+ Bristol Channel floods, 1607 England and Wales; possible tsunami 1607
1,909 [5] Vajont Dam landslide and flood Italy 1963
1,834 1992 Pakistan, Northern India monsoon rain Pakistan, India 1992
1,723 1991 China flood, mainly, Sichuan, Guizhou, Hubei, torrential floods, mud-rock flows China 1991
1,700 1955 Northern India flood India 1955
1,624 Fujian, Anhui, Zhejiang flood China 2005
1,605–3,363 spring flooding Haiti, Dominican Republic 2004
1600–2,000 Pakistan floods, monsoon flooding[7][8][9][10] Pakistan 2010
1,558 St. Martin flood, storm surge Netherlands 1686
1,532 2002 China flood, torrential floods, mud-rock flows China 2002
1,503 Mumbai and the surrounding state Maharashtra, Karnataka, monsoon rain India 2005
1,437 1995 China flood, mainly, Hunan, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Sichuan, Fujian, torrential rain, devastating floods, mud-rock flows China 1995
1,348 2007 China flood, mountain torrents, mud-rock flows China 2007
1,268 Floods were caused by Tropical Storm Washi[11] Philippines 2011
1,029 2004 China flood, mountain torrents, mud-rock flows, landslide China 2004
1,000 1961 Bihar flood India 1961
992 Isahaya, massive rain and mudslide Japan 1957
941 Inuyama Iruka pond dam failure Japan 1868
933 1938 Massive rain of Japan, mainly Tokyo, Kobe, massive rain and landslide Japan 1938
915 Barcelona, flash flood Spain 1962
903 January 2011 Rio de Janeiro floods and mudslides Brazil 2011
848 1977 Karachi flood Pakistan 1977
844 2006 North Korean floods North Korea 2006
827 Algiers, Bab El Oued, devastating flood, mudslide Algeria 2001
800 North Sea flood, storm surge Netherlands 1825
800 2000 Mozambique flood Mozambique 2000
705 2006 Ethiopia flood, mainly Omo River Delta, Dire Dawa, Tena, Gode, flash flood, heavyrain Ethiopia 2006
677 2009 August 8 flood, due to Typhoon Morakot, An entire village of Shiaolin was buried at the southern county of Kaohsiung Taiwan 2009
672 1972 Seoul flood South Korea 1972
653 1972 Luzon flood Philippines 1972
640 1987 Villatina landslide disaster Colombia 1987
610 2007 North Korean floods North Korea 2007
595 1999 Vietnamese floods Vietnam 1999
540 1969 Tunisia flooding Tunisia 1969
532 Cuzco, Huallaga, torrential rain, flooding, landslide Peru 1982
517 1967 Massive rain of Japan, mainly, Kobe, Kure, Agano River, massive rain and landslide Japan 1967
506 KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 1987
500 Malawi, flash flood and landslide Malawi 1991
500 Gauldal, landslide Norway 1345
500[12] 2018 East Africa floods Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, and Somalia 2018
483 2018 Kerala floods India 2018
464 Lisbon flash flood Portugal 1967
449+ 2016 China floods China 2016
445 Western Japan, massive rains and landslides Japan 1972
437 1967 Brazil flood, mainly Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, flood and landslide Brazil 1967
431 St. Francis Dam failure United States (California) 1928
431 2015 Tamil Nadu floods Chennai, Cuddalore and Andhra Pradesh named 2015 South Indian floods India 2015
429 2002 Nepal flood, mainly occurred at Makwanpur, monssnal rain, flood, landslide Nepal 2002
425 October 1999 Mexico floods, mainly occurred at Tabasco, Puebla, Chiapas, flood and mudslide as a result from Tropical Depression Eleven Mexico 1999
421 Malpasset Dam failure France 1959
420 St. Aarons Flood Amsterdam 1420
408 1969 South Korea flood, mainly, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Gyeongsangnam-do, Gangwon-do, torrential rain, landslide South Korea 1969
407 1993 Iran flood, mainly occurred at Isfahan, Bandar Abass, flash flood and landslide Iran 1993
405 1998 South Korea flood, heavy massive rain, landslide South Korea 1998
400 1955 Lebanon Tripoli flood Lebanon 1955
386 Thailand, Malaysia, mainly, Nakhon, Songkhla, Kelantan, torrential rain Thailand, Malaysia, 1988
385 Ohio River flood of 1937 United States (Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois) 1937
373 1966 Rio de Janeiro flood, flood and landslide Brazil 1966
364 Piura, Tumbes, torrential rain, flooding, landslide Peru 1983
360+ Great Dayton Flood United States 1913
360 1958 Buenos Aires flood Argentina 1958
353 2007 African Nations flood mainly Sudan, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, and many African country 2007
347 1996 Yemen flood Yemen 1996
345 1987 South Korea flood, mainly, Chungchongnam-do, Jeollanam-do, Kangwon, torrential rain, landslide South Korea 1987
342 2006 East African Flood Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia 2006
315 North Sea flood of 1962 storm tide Germany 1962
313 2003 Sumatra flood, mainly Jambi, Batanghari, Tondano, torrential rain, flash flood, landslide Indonesia 2003
300 Flood in Miskolc, 1878 Miskolc, Hungary 1878
300 Quebrada Blanca canyon, landslide Colombia 1974
300 Pampayacta avalanche Peru 1963
299 Nagasaki, massive rain and landslide Japan 1982
290 Rio de Janeiro and Fluminense flood Brazil 1988
272 1973 Granada, Almeria, Murcia flood Spain 1973
270 Great Sheffield flood dam disaster United Kingdom 1864
268 Val di Stava dam disaster Italy 1985
259 1966 Maian flood Jordan 1966
255 1998 Tajikistan flood Tajikistan 1998
250 La Josefina landslide dam failure Ecuador 1993
246+ April 2010 Rio de Janeiro floods and mudslides Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2010
246 Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 United States (Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas) 1927
240 2017 Gujarat flood Gujarat and Rajasthan, India 2017
238 Black Hills flood United States 1972
235–244 2009 Philippine Floods[13] Philippines 2009
233 2020 Central Vietnam floods Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos 2020
230 Marrakesh flash flood Morocco 1995
228 2007 Balochistan flood by Cyclone Yemyin Pakistan 2007
223 2012 North Korean floods North Korea 2012
225 2018 Japan floods Japan 2018
203+ 2017 China floods China 2017
200–600 Chungar landslide, flood, avalanche Peru 1971
200+ 2008 South China floods South China 2008
200 Pamir Mountain area, mud and rock slides, torrential rain Tajikistan 1992
199 Santa Catarina, Tubarão, torrential heavy rain Brazil 1974
199 2009 El Salvador floods and mudslides El Salvador 2009
190 Huigra, landslide Ecuador 1931
172 2012 Russian floods Krymsk 2012
165 2004 Brazil flood, mainly São Paulo, Pemambuco, torrential rain, mudslide Brazil 2004
159 Sarno flood and landslide Italy 1998
154 KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 1995
141+ 2010–2011 Southern Africa floods Africa 2011
140+ 2019 Pakistan floods and storms Pakistan 2019
138 2010 Colombia floods Colombia 2010
135 Ozengeli, avalanche Turkey 1993
128 Izumo, massive rain and mudslide Japan 1964
125+ 2010 Leh floods Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan/India 2010
123 2009 Jeddah Torrential rain, floods Saudi Arabia 2009
121 1986 Northern Vietnam floods Vietnam 1986
120 1991 Antofagasta Flood, mud swept Chile 1991
119 2007 Central and East Java torrential monsoon rain, landslide, flood Indonesia 2007
117 Masuda, massive rain and landslide Japan 1983
115 Los Angeles flood of 1938 United States 1938
114 1990 South Korea flood, Seoul, Inchon, heavy rain South Korea 1990
113 2019 Jayapura flood and landslide Indonesia 2019
110 Southern Federal District, heavy rain, landslide[14] Russia 2002
104 1981 Laingsburg flood South Africa 1981
101 2016 Sri Lankan floods Sri Lanka 2016
100 2008 Vietnam floods Vietnam, China 2008
98 1997 Central European flood Poland, Czech Republic 1997
94 The Mameyes disaster Puerto Rico (Ponce) 1985
90+ Columbus, Ohio flood on March 25, 1913 United States 1913
86 "Las Nieves" camping river flood, in Biescas. Spain 1996
85+ January 2010 Rio de Janeiro floods and mudslides Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2010
81+ Valencia flood Valencia, Spain 1957
81 Holmfirth floods—Bilberry Reservoir dam failure United Kingdom 1852
80–100[15] 1852 Gundagai flood Australia 1852
80+ 2014 Southeast Europe floods Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia 2014
80[16] 1988 Sudan floods Sudan 1988
80 Failure of Laurel Run Dam and flash flooding, Johnstown, Pennsylvania United States 1977
78 Austin Dam failure United States 1911
77+ 2019 Iran floods Iran 2019
75+ 2013 Argentina floods Greater La Plata, Argentina 2013
73 1993 Kagoshima Heavy Rain, mudslide and debris flow Japan 1993
72+ Nigeria floods Nigeria 2012
72 Gudbrandsdalen flood and landslides Norway 1789
69 2005 levee failures in Greater New Orleans United States 2005
68 2019 South Sulawesi floods Indonesia 2019
66 2020 Jakarta floods Indonesia 2020
61[17] Clermont and Peak Downs flood Australia 1916

Floods by year[edit]

Only floods having caused 10 fatalities or more in 21st-century are listed.

2020[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
January 1 66 Indonesia 2020 Jakarta floods
January 26 70 Brazil 2020 Brazilian floods and mudslides[18]
March–May 2020 453 Rwanda, Kenya, Somalia, Burundi, Ethiopia, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Tanzania 2020 East Africa floods
May - August 149 India 2020 Assam floods
June - September 219 China 2020 China floods
July 4 68 Japan 2020 Kyushu floods[19]
July 11 60 Nepal 2020 Nepal floods[20][21]
August 172 Yemen 2020 Yemen flood
August 7 - August 25 132+ India 2020 Kerala floods
August 26 160 Afghanistan 2020 Afghanistan flood
September - present 102 Sudan 2020 Sudan floods
October 14 98 India 2020 Hyderabad floods
October 5 - November 21 233 Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos 2020 Central Vietnam floods

2019[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
January 22 68 Indonesia 2019 South Sulawesi floods
February 14 140 Pakistan 2019 Pakistan floods and storms
March 16 113 Indonesia 2019 Jayapura flood and landslide
March 19-April 29 77 Iran 2019 Iran floods
April 18–22 85 South Africa 2019 Durban Easter floods
July 139 India 2019 Bihar floods
July 11 78 Nepal 2019 Nepal floods
July – August 50 India 2019 Indian floods
July 12-???? 89 Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal 2019 South Asia floods
August 8 – August 29 76 India 2019 Kerala floods
August 1 – August 29 61 India 2019 Karnataka floods

2018[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
January 8 21 United States January 2018 Western United States floods
March 500 Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, Djibouti, Burundi 2018 East Africa floods
May 19–26 22 Sri Lanka 2018 Sri Lankan southwest monsoon floods
June 23–25 23 Vietnam June 2018 Vietnam floods
June 28-July 9 225 Japan 2018 Japan floods
July 23 40 Laos 2018 Laos dam collapse and flood
July–August 483 India 2018 Kerala floods
August 28 76 North Korea 2018 North Korean floods
September 2 14 Vietnam September 2018 Vietnam floods
October–November 69 Spain, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Portugal 2018 European floods

2017[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
December 16, 2016-March 246 Zimbabwe 2016–17 Zimbabwe floods
April 14 42 Iran 2017 Northwest Iran floods
June 203 China 2017 China floods
June–July 224 India 2017 Gujarat flood
July 31 16 India 2017 Rajasthan flood
July–August 152 India 2017 West Bengal floods
August 514 India 2017 Bihar flood
August 29 21 India 2017 Mumbai flood
August 30 23 Pakistan 2017 Karachi floods

2016[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
March 11 21 Brazil 2016 São Paulo flood and mudslide
April 3–5 153 Pakistan 2016 Pakistan flood
April 6 28 Ethiopia 2016 Ethiopia flood
May 101 Sri Lanka 2016 Sri Lankan floods
May–June 21 Germany, France, Belgium, Romania, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Austria, Moldova 2016 European floods
June 23–24 23 United States 2016 West Virginia flood
June 10 Ghana 2016 Accra floods
June–September 350 China 2016 China floods
June–September 38 Niger 2016 Niger flood
August 6–10 21 Republic of Macedonia 2016 Macedonian floods
August 12–22 13 United States 2016 Louisiana floods
August–September 525 North Korea 2016 North Korean floods
October 13 Vietnam 2016 Vietnam floods
October 26 Egypt 2016 Egypt flood
December 91 Thailand 2017 Southern Thailand floods

2015[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
December 14, 2014 – January 2, 2015 75 Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia 2014–15 floods in Southeast Asia and South Asia
January 9–20 225 Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, Zimbabwe 2015 Southeast Africa floods
March 4 38 Tanzania 2015 Tanzania flood
March 23–25 26 Chile 2015 Northern Chile floods and mudflow
May 22–25 31 United States 2015 Texas–Oklahoma flood
June 25 Ghana 2015 Accra floods
June 14 20 Georgia 2015 Tbilisi flood
July 7–30 72 India July 2015 Gujarat flood
July 16-August 103 Myanmar 2015 Myanmar floods
November–December 500 India 2015 South Indian floods

2014[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
May 13–27 86 Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Romania, Slovakia 2014 Southeast Europe floods
June 7 200 Afghanistan 2014 Baghlan floods
June 17–20 16 Bulgaria 2014 Bulgarian floods
August 18–25 10 South Korea 2014 South Korea floods
September 2–26 557 India, Pakistan 2014 India–Pakistan floods

2013[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
January 15–23 47 Indonesia 2013 Jakarta flood
May–June 25 Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Poland, Switzerland 2013 European floods
June 5,748 India 2013 North India floods
April 1–3 101 Argentina 2013 Argentina floods
August 50 Sudan 2013 Sudan floods
August 187 Pakistan, Afghanistan 2013 Pakistan–Afghanistan floods
August 10 85 China, Russia 2013 China–Russia floods
July–September 201 India 2013 Bihar flood
July 3-September 73 China 2013 Southwest China floods
August–December 405 Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar 2013 Southeast Asian floods
November 17–19 18 Italy 2013 Sardinia floods

2012[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
May 26 Nepal May 2012 Nepal floods
July 7 171 Russia 2012 Krasnodar Krai floods
July 21 77 China July 2012 Beijing flood
July 19-September 17 330 North Korea 2012 North Korean floods
July–October 363 Nigeria 2012 Nigeria floods
August 31 India 2012 Himalayan flash floods
August 1–8 95 Philippines 2012 Luzon southwest monsoon floods
September 455 Pakistan 2012 Pakistan floods

2011[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
January 11 903 Brazil January 2011 Rio de Janeiro floods and mudslides
March 23 53 Thailand 2011 Southern Thailand floods
April 400 Colombia April 2011 Colombia floods
May 4-June 20 20 United States 2011 Mississippi River floods
June 4–27 239 China 2011 China floods
July 25–28 69 South Korea 2011 Seoul floods
July 25- January 12, 2012 815 Thailand 2011 Thailand floods
June–October 2,282 Thailand, Philippines, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Malaysia 2011 Southeast Asian floods
August 63 Pakistan 2011 Kohistan floods
August–September 434 Pakistan 2011 Sindh floods
September–November 81 Colombia Sep-Nov 2011 Colombia floods
October 13 France, Italy, Ireland 2011 European floods
December 2010-January 40 Philippines 2010–11 Philippine floods
December 2010-January 141 South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique 2010–11 Southern Africa floods

2010[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
November-January 2011 35 Australia 2010–11 Queensland floods
December 30, 2009-January 6 85 Brazil January 2010 Rio de Janeiro floods and mudslides
February 20 42 Portugal 2010 Madeira floods and mudslides
April 249 Brazil April 2010 Rio de Janeiro floods and mudslides
May 1–7 31 United States 2010 Tennessee floods
May–June 37 Poland, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary 2010 Central European floods
June 10–11 20 United States 2010 Arkansas floods
June 15–16 25 France 2010 Var floods
June 51 Brazil 2010 northeastern Brazil floods
June–July 23 Romania 2010 Romanian floods
July 1,781 Pakistan 2010 Pakistan floods
August 6 255 India 2010 Ladakh floods
May 10-September 3,189 China 2010 China floods
October 6 145 Indonesia 2010 West Papua floods
October 10-November 19 236 Thailand, Malaysia 2010 floods in Thailand and north Malaysia
November 301 Colombia 2010 Colombian rainy season

2009[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
March–April 131 Angola, Namibia, Zambia 2009 Angola, Namibia and Zambia floods
April–May 44 Brazil 2009 Brazilian floods and mudslides
June 33 Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Germany, Romania, Serbia, Turkey 2009 European floods
June–September 193 Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone 2009 West Africa floods
July 299 India 2009 India floods
July–August 26 Pakistan 2009 Karachi floods
September 31 Turkey 2009 Turkish flash floods
September 15–30 10 United States 2009 Southeastern United States floods
October 1–2 31 Italy 2009 Messina floods and mudslides
November 25 122 Saudi Arabia 2009 Jeddah floods
November 7–8 199 El Salvador 2009 El Salvador floods and mudslides

2008[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
February–March 42 Namibia 2008 Namibia floods
March 17-May 17 United States Early Spring 2008 Midwest floods
May 26–June 14 200 China 2008 South China floods
June 7-July 1 16 United States June 2008 Midwest floods
July 3-September 2,400 India 2008 Indian floods
August 434 India 2008 Bihar flood
October 100 Vietnam 2008 Vietnam floods
October 19–23 180 Yemen 2008 Yemen cyclone and floods
November 128 Brazil 2008 Santa Catarina floods

2007[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
December 18, 2006-January 13 118 Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore 2006–07 Southeast Asian floods
February 29 Mozambique 2007 Mozambican flood
February 2–12 80 Indonesia 2007 Jakarta flood
April 15 Argentina March 2007 Argentina floods
June 11 United States June 2007 Texas flooding
June 1-July 27 13 United Kingdom 2007 United Kingdom floods
July 3-August 15 2,000 India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan 2007 South Asian floods
August 15–31 600 North Korea 2007 North Korean floods
August 17 181 China 2007 Shandong coal mine flood
August 17–24 18 United States 2007 Midwest flooding
August–December 1,287 India 2007 Bihar flood
September 14–17 250 Sudan, Ghana, Rwanda, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Togo 2007 African floods

2006[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
June 25-July 5 16 United States 2006 Mid-Atlantic United States flood
July 844 North Korea 2006 North Korean floods
August 705 Ethiopia
September 342 Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia

2005[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
January 17 United States Los Angeles County flood of 2005
June 117 China Shalan Town flood of 2005
July 1,503 India Maharastra
May 1,624 China Zhejiang
August 62 Romania, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Austria, Germany 2005 European floods
August 89 United States 2005 levee failures in Greater New Orleans
November–December 50 India 2005 Chennai floods

2004[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
January 165 Brazil São Paulo
May 18–25 3,363 Haiti, Dominican Republic May 2004 Caribbean floods
August 885 India 2004 Bihar flood
September 1,029 China Jiangsu

2003[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
April 154 Argentina 2003 Santa Fe flood
October–November 313 Indonesia Sumatra

2002[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
June 1,532 China Shaanxi Hebei
June 17 Chile 2002 Northern Chile floods and mudflow
August 110 Czech Republic, Germany, Russia, Poland, Austria, Spain, Italy, Romania 2002 European floods
August 429 Nepal

2001[edit]

Date Death toll Location Event
October–November 827 Algeria Bab El Oued

Notes[edit]

1.^ Some reports list as many as 12,000 dead.

See also[edit]

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