Number of fatalities due to major storms worldwide up to 2016

This statistic shows the number of deaths worldwide due to major storms from 1900 to 2016*. The cyclone in Bangladesh on November 12, 1970 claimed 300,000 lives.

Number of fatalities due to major storms worldwide between 1900 to 2016*

Number of fatalities
Cyclone in Bangladesh
(November 12, 1970)
300,000
Cyclone in Bangladesh
(April 29, 1991)
138,866
Cyclone in Myanmar
(May 2, 2008)
138,366
Cyclone in China
(July 27, 1922)
100,000
Cyclone in Bangladesh
(October 1942)
61,000
Cyclone in India
(1935)
60,000
Cyclone in China
(August 1912)
50,000
Cyclone in India
(October 14, 1942)
40,000
Cyclone in Bangladesh
(May 11, 1965)
36,000
Cyclone in Bangladesh
(May 28, 1963)
22,000
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Source

Release date

November 2016

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1900-2016

Supplementary notes

* Figures are as of November 17, 2016.

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