Last Updated: Saturday, October 25, 2014

Flash flood in Tamilnadu, India kills 2

Flash flood in Tamilnadu, India has claimed lives of at least two people.

A temporary bridge across the Amaravathy river has also been washed away in the incident, Bharat Channel reported.

Heavy rains in Sathyamangalam forest caused the river flooding at the Erode district of Tamilnadu.

About 20 acres of paddy fields in Emappur village in Thiruvennainallur have been flooded, while 10 acres of paddy and vegetables have been  destroyed  in Kalliyankuppam, Seyyankuppam, Koonimedu and Keezhputhupattu, Indian Express has mentioned quoting the Disaster Management and Mitigation Department.

At least 10 persons trapped in flash floods in Dindigul, Tamilnadu were rescued by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) three days ago.

Original post: Natural Disasters List October 25, 2014