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Friday, July 29, 2005

Indian City Receives 37" Of Rain In A Day

The Indian city of Mumbai has received a staggering 37.1 inches, or 944.2mm, of rain in just 24 hours which caused landslides and building collapses. A total of 99 people were killed and 100 people were trapped, although many hundreds more have been killed during the monsoon season.

To put this into perspective, the Boscastle flood of 2004 was caused by just 64.8mm of rain.


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