Why Uttarakhand?

After the evacuation of over 100,000, the complete destruction of towns and villages, the terrible deaths of as many as 1,000, and with many of the stranded still missing, I…

Assam Floods Worsen

Update: 10th July 2013 The flooding in Assam deteriorated further. As of Wednesday 10th July 2013, there were around 400 villages in 11 districts under water (Assam has 27 districts…

Floods in China as Rumbia Hits

Tropical Storm Rumbia reached the Leizhou Peninsula in the south of Guangdong province in southern China on 1st July. Upon landfall the storm weakened but still resulted in torential rain,…

Laos Floods June 2013

Rice shortages could result after heavy rains flood the Nam Xan river in the Bolikhamsai Province of Laos. Heavy rain over the weekend of 22nd to 23rd June 2013 has…

Assam Floods June 2013

Update, 4th July 2013: Assam state government says, as of 2nd July 240 villages were severely affected 3,340 hectare (ha) of farmland under water 3 relief camps set up in…

More Floods in China

Update: Tropical Storm Rumbia has resulted in storms and floods across southern China. See our full update on Storm Rumbia in China here. Chongqing, Zhejiang, Hubei and Anhui Four provinces…

Uttarakhand Flood Pictures

We are trying to build as comprehensive collection of pics and images from the Uttarakhand floods and rescue as possible. We are adding to the collection all the time, as…

Nepal Floods June 2013

It’s easy to forget that Nepal has also been badly affected by the same floods that also hit north India earlier in June 2013. With the death toll in the…

Uttarakhand Flood Rescue

Some media reports have stated that the number of dead in the Uttarakhand flood disaster has risen to 1,000, a shocking rise from the 60 reported deaths from the previous…

Uttarakhand Flood Map

Google have published a map of the area of Uttarakhand devesatated by the floods, showing places affected, relief centers, road closures and the locations of those still stranded. Click on…

Uttarakhand Floods Update

Summary: Some reports say 1,000 dead, 62,000 still stranded. 24,000 rescued 500 roads damaged and 200 bridges washed out Army, Air force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police and National Disaster Relief Force…

Floods Philippines, June 2013

Storm Leepi, which goes by the name Emong locally, appears to be moving northwards but heavy rainfall is still forecast. It is estimated that within a 400km radius, Emong could…

Uttarakhand Floods, India

A few days ago I wrote about the monsoon floods that had struck various parts of India over the weekend. Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune were included on the list…