Sl.No.


Name of Event


Year


State & Area


Fatalities

 1

Chennai  Floods
 2015  South India (Tamil Nadu ,Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh) More Than 500 Death

2

Sikkim Earthquake

2011

North Eastern India with epicenter near Nepal Border and Sikkim

Most recent disaster

3

Cloudburst

2010

Leh, Ladakh in J&K

 

4

Drought

2009

252 Districts in 10 States

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5

Floods

2009

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa, Kerala, Delhi, Maharashtra

300 people died

6

Kosi Floods

2008

North Bihar

527 deaths, 19,323 livestock perished, 2,23,000 houses damaged, 3.3 million persons affected

7

Cyclone Nisha

2008

Tamil Nadu

204 deaths

8

Maharashtra Floods

2005

Maharashtra State

1094 deaths 
167 injured
 
54 missing

9

Kashmir

2005

Mostly Pakistan, Partially Kashmir

1400 deaths in Kashmir (86,000 deaths in total)

10

Tsunami

2004

Coastline of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Pondicherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India

10,749 deaths 
5,640 persons missing
 
2.79 million people affected
 
11,827 hectares of crops damaged
 
300,000 fisher folk lost their livelihood

11

Gujarat Earthquake

2001

Rapar, Bhuj, Bhachau, Anjar, Ahmedabad and Surat in Gujarat State

13,805 deaths 
6.3 million people affected

12

Orissa Super Cyclone

1999

Orissa

Over 10,000 deaths

13

Cyclone

1996

Andhra Pradesh

1,000 people died, 5,80,000 housed destroyed, Rs. 20.26 billion estimated damage

14

Latur Earthquake

1993

Latur, Marathwada region of Maharashtra

7,928 people died 
30,000 injured

15

Cyclone

1990

Andhra Pradesh

967 people died, 435,000 acres of land affected

16

Cyclone

1990

Andhra Pradesh

967 people died, 435,000 acres of land affected

17

Drought

1987

15 States

300 million people affected

18

Cyclone

1977

Andhra Pradesh

10,000 deaths 
hundreds of thousands homeless
 
40,000 cattle deaths

19

Drought

1972

Large part of the country

200 million people affected


Source: National Disaster Management Authority, Government of India