2014 Afghanistan Flash Floods
Whether it is due to busted dams or unstoppable heavy rains, deluges have often claimed innocent lives and have left cities in ruin. The disaster of Afghanistan floods is one such example of a devastated and stranded city. On 2nd May 2014, a series of heavy rainfall struck the Argo district of Badakhshan in northeastern Afghanistan.
It caused significant and widespread damage to lives, homes, agriculture, and the economy. By 22nd May, 27 provinces and 123 districts were affected by the flood. More than 2,665 people lost their lives, hundreds went missing and thousands were left homeless.