Impact of floods on loss of lives, damaged crops and displacement of people in Karnataka

Last Modified: Tue Nov 17 2020 07:50:17 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • Rs 21,500 crore
    Losses estimated by the state government across the state over three spells of extreme rainfall in August, September and October. In the first spell of floods between 01 Aug to 14 Sep 2020, Karnataka suffered losses to the tune of Rs 9,441 crore. The next spell in the second fortnight of September caused damages worth Rs 5,668 crore. Initial rough estimates of damage and loss suffered due to heavy rains and extensive flooding which started on 10 Oct 2020 is about Rs 6,500 crore, according to Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa.
  • 630,000 hectare
    Area of farmland where crops have been damaged during the floods in 2020.
  • 10
    Deaths reported in 2020. 12,700 houses reported to have been damaged.
  • Rs. ? crore
    Estimated losses due to flooding in 2019.
  • 3,000,000 hectares
    Area of farmland where crops were damaged during the floods in 2019.
  • 200
    Deaths reported in 2019 with over 300,000 people displaced.