RSS

The Chandka Forest Elephant Stampede – Top 10 Bizarre Disasters

The Chandka Forest Elephant Stampede

The Chandka Forest Elephant Stampede

In the spring of 1972, the Chandka Forest area in India – already suffering from drought – was hit by a searing heat wave as well. The local elephants, who normally were no problem, became so crazed by the high temperatures and lack of water that the villagers told authorities they were afraid to venture out and to farm their land. By summer the situation had worsened. On July 10, the elephant herds went berserk and stampeded through five villages, leaving general devastation and 24 deaths in their wake.

 

Related Information
—————————————-

The St. Pierre Snake Invasion – Top 10 bizarre Disasters

The Shiloh Baptist Church Panic – Top 10 bizarre Disasters

The Great Boston Molasses Flood – Top 10 bizarre Disasters

The Pittsburg Gasometer Explosion – Top 10 bizarre Disasters

The Gillingham Fire Demonstration – Top 10 bizarre Disasters

The Empire State Building Crash – Top 10 bizarre Disasters

The Tunguska Event – Top 10 bizarre Disasters

The Texas City Chain Reaction Explosions – Top 10 bizarre Disasters

The Basra Mass Poisoning – Top 10 bizarre Disasters

The Chandka Forest Elephant Stampede – Top 10 bizarre Disasters