Below is a list of the deadliest floods worldwide, showing events with death tolls at or above 100,000 individuals.
|2,500,000–3,700,000||1931 China floods||China||1931|
|900,000–2,000,000||1887 Yellow River (Huang He) flood||China||1887|
|500,000–700,000||1938 Yellow River (Huang He) flood||China||1938|
|231,000||Banqiao Dam failure, result of Typhoon Nina. Approximately 86,000 people died from flooding and another 145,000 died during subsequent disease.||China||1975|
|230,000||Indian Ocean tsunami||Indonesia||2004|
|145,000||1935 Yangtze river flood||China||1935|
|100,000+||St. Felix's Flood, storm surge||Netherlands||1530|
|100,000||Hanoi and Red River Delta flood||North Vietnam||1971|
|100,000||1911 Yangtze river flood||China||1911|
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