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List of deadliest floods

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Floods have killed millions of people and left even more homeless. Here is a list of floods, which killed the most humans.

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Great Iran Flood Report Abuse
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St. Marcellus flood Report Abuse
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1911 Yangtze river flood Report Abuse
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St. Lucia's flood, Report Abuse
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1949 Eastern Guatemala flood Report Abuse
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Failure of 1935 Banqiao Dam Report Abuse
The dam was built to survive 1-in-1,000-year flood, but during the super typhoon Nina, it couldn't resists because of the heavy rainfall and cold front, which were brought by typhoon Nina. This flood killed around 231,000 people.
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North Sea flood Report Abuse
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St. Felix's Flood Report Abuse
The flood began on Saturday 5 November 1530, which was the name day of St. Felix. That day is also known as the Evil Saturday. More than 100,000 people died during the flood.
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1935 Yangtze river flood Report Abuse
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1938 Yellow River flood Report Abuse
Chiang Kai-shek and his advisors decided to open up a **** near Yellow river in order to slow down Japanese army. This flood caused death of 500,000 and left few million refugees homeless.
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1931 China floods Report Abuse
It is considered to be deadliest natural disaster in 20th century. It took life from more than 4 million people.
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felixtowe flood Report Abuse
it wiped out all of felixstowe apart from one house which still stands today
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1887 Yellow River (Huang He) flood Report Abuse
The flood began in September 1887 and killed more than 900,000 people.
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Burchardi flood Report Abuse
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St. Elizabeth flood Report Abuse
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Christmas flood Report Abuse
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1939 Tianjin flood Report Abuse
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All Saints' Flood Report Abuse
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1999 Vargas mudslide Report Abuse
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St. Marcellus flood 1362 Report Abuse
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Hanoi and Red River Delta flood Report Abuse
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1974 Bangladesh monsoon rain Report Abuse
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1954 Yangtze river flood Report Abuse
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