Map of Major Natural Disasters 2017
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Last Updated: Monday, October 16, 2017

Floods and landslides in Vietnam kill 72


October 13, 2017: At least 72 people have been killed in flood and landslide caused by typhoon Khanun.

According to the Vietnam's disaster agency, at least eighteen people died in Hoa Binh province by a landslide.

Khanun has weakened from a typhoon after passing south of Hong Kong.

According to the World Bank, natural disasters have killed more than 13,000 people and caused more than $6.4bn in property damage over the past 20 years in Vietnam.

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Flooding in Mumbai kills 14 as heaviest rainfall since 1997 hits the region


September 2, 2017: At least 14 people died in Mumbai after heavy rainfall triggered flooding on August 29, 2017.

Mumbai recorded 468 mm of rainfall in twelve hours, the highest in a day in August since 1997, according to data from the India Meteorological Department.

Last Updated: Monday, August 14, 2017

LIVE UPDATES on Nepal floods 2017


Monsoon-caused floods has claimed lives of over a hundred people in Nepal and northern India. Disaster-Report.Com is bringing the latest updates of flood damage across Nepal.

  • Floods and landslides claim 120 lives across Nepal
  • Most affected districts include Jhapa, Sunsari, Morang, Saptari, Sarlahi, Bara, Makawanpur, Sindhuli, Chitwan, Rautahat, Dhanusha, Dang, Banke, Bardiya and Surkhet.


Last Updated: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Flooding in Koshi kills 9; Red light at Koshi barrage


August 12, 2017: Floods triggered by heavy rainfall for the past two days have claimed lives of nine people in Koshi zone of eastern Nepal.

Two persons died in Bakraha and Nunsari Rivers in Morang district and rest others were swept away by the Budhi Khola at Gaurigaun in Sunsari district of Koshi zone.

Last Updated: Monday, July 24, 2017

Flash flood in Thathri village of Jammu and Kashmir kills 6


July 20, 2017: Flash flood in Thathri village, Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir has claimed lives of at least six people.

The flash flood damaged the Batote-Kishtwar National Highway washing away half a dozen houses. 

Last Updated: Friday, July 21, 2017

Earthquake in Kos, Greece today kills 2 and injures 200 others


July 21, 2017: Magnitude 6.5 magnitude quake struck overnight between Bodrum and Greek islands killing at least two people on the island of Kos and injuring 200 others in Greek and Turkish coastal towns.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km below the seabed – off the south-western coastal city of Marmaris in Muğla province.

Last Updated: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Magnitude 5.9 rare earthquake in North Korea today


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July 12, 2013: A rare earthquake measuring 5.9 in magnitude has been recorded in North Korea. 

The earthquake in North Korea today occurred at a greater depth of 559km.

The epicenter was located 181 km ESE of Hoemul-li and 190km ESE of Chongjin in the Sea of Japan.

Earlier, North Korea causes most of the seismic events occurred in North Korea due to underground nuclear bomb tests. But based on current location and depth, the initial indications showed that the earthquake was not caused by a North Korean nuclear test.