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Top 10 Deadliest World Natural Catastrophes, 2018 (1)

 

Rank Date Country Event Deaths
1 Sep. 28 Indonesia Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami 2,256
2 Aug. 28 India India monsoon; excludes Kerala floods 1,100
3 Aug. 5 Indonesia North Lombok earthquake 560
4 Dec. 22 Indonesia Anak Krakatau/Sunda Strait tsunami 437
5 Aug. 20 India Kerala floods 324
6 Jul. 8 Japan Japan floods 246
7 May 31 Kenya Flooding 226
8 Jun. 7 Guatemala Fuego Volcano eruption 190
9 Jun. 20 Pakistan Karachi heatwave 180
10 Jul. 25 Japan, South Korea, China East Asia heatwave 180

(1) Natural disasters that cause at least 10 deaths. As of September 13, 2019.

Source: Aon.