articles by Chaitanya Mallapur, Indiaspend.org

India

Floods in Assam, Bihar echo in Parliament: Five Indians died per day in rain-related accidents over past 3 years

As many as 6,585 people lost their lives due to rain-related natural calamities — such as cyclone, floods and landslides — in India over three years ending July 18, 2019, a government reply to the Lok Sabha said on 23 July, 2019. This amounts to nearly 2,000 deaths every year, on average.