A relentless downpour pounded Tamil Nadu’s capital city of Chennai on December 1, 2015, flooding and submerging one of India’s largest cities. The heaviest one-day rainfall in the region – as much as 494 mm (19.45 inches) – in more than a century left more than three million people without basic services.
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- The August 2017 Bangladesh floods
- Super Typhoon Mangkhut heading for the Philippines
- Hurricane Florence, September 2018
- Exceptionally high monsoon rainfall in Kerala, 2018
- Heatwave in northern Europe, summer 2018