Top 10 Deadliest World Natural Catastrophes, 2019 (1)

 

Rank Date Country Event Deaths
1 Jun.-Oct. India India monsoon floods 1,750
2 Mar. 4-17 Southern Africa Cyclone Idai 1,303
3 Jun.-Jul. China China seasonal flooding 300
4 Oct.-Dec. East Africa East Africa floods 216
5 Jul. 9-31 Bangladesh Flooding 210
6 Mar. 16-18 Indonesia  Flooding 194
7 Apr. 15-17 India, Pakistan, Afghanistan Severe weather (2) 146
8 Jul.-Aug. Pakistan Flooding 143
9 Oct. Central Africa Central Africa floods 118
10 Jul.-Aug. Nepal Flooding 118
All other events       6,500
Total       11,000
(1) Natural disasters that cause at least 10 deaths. As of January 2020. (2 ) Includes severe convective storms such as thunderstorms, tornadoes and hailstorms, straight-line winds and flooding that could occur with these storms. Source: Aon.