Where did floods occur in India in 2020?

Where did floods occur in India in 2020?

2020 Assam floods refers to the significant flood event of the Brahmaputra River in the Indian north-eastern state of Assam and coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic. Initial flooding started in May 2020 due to heavy rainfall affecting 30,000 and destroying crops across 5 districts.

Is there flood in Telangana?

Flood situation grim in parts of Telangana and Karnataka Hyderabad has witnessed one of the worst deluges in recent times following unprecedented downpour in over a century early this week, with about 20 cm of rains being recorded in the city and its surrounding areas.

Which river causes flood in India?

Ganga Basin: The Ganga Basin gets flooded mostly in the northern part by its northern tributaries. The badly affected states of the Ganga basin are West Bengal, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Besides the Ganga, rivers like Sarada, Rapti, Gandak and Ghagra causes flood in eastern part of Uttar Pradesh.

What happened in Hyderabad flood?

Rainfall reached over 110 millimetres (4.3 in) in parts of Hyderabad, with heavier rainfall amounts outside of the city. With over 80 people having lost their lives and about 40,000 families being displaced, post rain gathering up-to 20,000 tons of waste.

Which state in India has most floods?

August 2019 Indian floods including 2019 Kerala floods: Following high rain in late July and early August 2019, series of floods that affected over nine states in India. The states of Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat were the most severely affected.

Why is Hyderabad flooding?

Heavy rainfall lashed many parts of Hyderabad city. Roads and the low-lying areas are inundated with water after the downpour. Nalas in Vanasthalipuram and Kukatpally have overflowed due to heavy rains.

What caused Hyderabad flood?

According to B. Raja Rao, of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Hyderabad, “The unusually heavy rainfall was due to two reasons. The deep depression in the Bay of Bengal that moved onto the land in Hyderabad. The second was the rain bearing clouds of the withdrawing Southwest monsoon also pouring out.”

What floods occurred in 2021?

2021 Maharashtra floods

The state of Maharashtra within India
Date 22 July 2021 – present
Cause Heavy rainfall
Deaths 209
Missing 8