Top 40 Deadliest Catastrophes in History

Advertisement

8. Cyclone “Nargis”, Myanmar

315377main_nargis-20090226-browse

Cyclone “Nargis” is a tropical cyclone, which was one of the world’s worst natural disasters. It happened in Myanmar in 2008 and led to death of about 146 thousand people. 55 thousand people have not been found. The death toll can actually be even higher, but the Burmese government, fearing the adverse political consequences, stated lower figures. The real damage, according to experts, was about $10 billion.

Julia
Advertisement

Pages: « »

Advertisement