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Top 10 natural disasters that rocked India

New Delhi: Natural disasters also termed as ‘acts of God' have caused immense damage to life and property. It takes years to rehabilitate people.Droughts, floods, famines, earthquakes—India has been a victim to every form of

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk Updated on: June 17, 2015 13:49 IST

3. 1737 Calcutta cyclone

It was a catastrophe in terms of property and lives lost. It was a devastating cyclone that killed nearly 3.2 lakh people and also destroyed about 25,000 ships and vessels in the harbour city.

4. 1839 Coringa cyclone

The ancient city of Coringa in the present day Andhra Pradesh was famous for ship building and repairing.

A disastrous cyclone, on November 25, 1839, destroyed the entire city, killing at least 3.2 lakh people.

According to statistics, at least 25,000 ships and vessels in the harbour city were ruined by the monstrous storm.

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