Assam floods

One more killed in Assam floods, toll climbs to 89 this season

A population of 1,21,909 in 209 villages in 10 of all 33 districts is now affected by the floods while the water level in the Brahmaputra and its tributaries showed a receding trend.

published on : 4th August 2019

Life limps back to normalcy in flood-affected Assam districts

A population of 3,64,553 in 459 villages of 12 districts are currently affected by the floods, according to the flood bulletin of Assam State Disaster Management Agency (ASDMA).

published on : 2nd August 2019

Assam flood death toll reaches 81, water re-enters Sonitpur district

The situation in the other 17 flood-affected districts remained unchanged, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said.

published on : 27th July 2019

Assam floods: Death toll reaches 80, around 27.15 lakh people affected

Of the five deaths reported on Friday, two were from Baksa district while one death each was reported from Barpeta, Cachar and Biswanath.

published on : 26th July 2019

Assam floods: Death toll climbs to 75, water level rises in seven districts

According to the Assam State Disaster Management (ASDMA), 34,92,734 people in 2,753 villages in 18 districts are affected by the deluge.

published on : 25th July 2019

Shatrughan Sinha, Adil Hussain and others call for permanent solution to floods in Assam, Bihar

Adil Hussain, who belongs to Assam's Goalpara district, said the country has not been able to come up with a "concrete plan" for tackling the problem even 70 years after Independence.

published on : 25th July 2019

Panic in some Assam districts as Bhutan releases dam water

Bhutan has started releasing excess water from the Kurichhu hydropower plant in Gyelpozhing at regular intervals, starting from the wee hours of Thursday.

published on : 25th July 2019

Toll in Assam flood climbs to 74; 38.82 lakh people affected

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), floodwaters have inundated vast swathes of 20 of all 33 districts in the state, affecting 38.82 lakh people.

published on : 24th July 2019

Deluge in Assam claims two more lives, toll reaches 66 

The flood also claimed the lives of 187 animals, including 16 rhinos, in the Kaziranga National Park.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Chennaiites extend helping hand to flood-hit Northeast

A group of volunteers from Chennai are set to extend a helping hand to the northeast States, particularly Assam which was worst affected by the floods.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Flood waters show receding trend in Assam

Disaster relief tasks have been executed on a war footing in Baksa, Nalbari, Barpeta, Dhekiajuli and Morigaon districts.

published on : 20th July 2019

Twelve more die in Assam floods while nine of Japanese Encephalitis and AES in state

While the the JE and AES death toll has reached 231, 60 people have died till now in the floods.

published on : 20th July 2019

Floods continue to pile agony in Bihar, Assam

Prices of vegetables, such as tomato, peas and beans, also surged sharply over the last one week in Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh owing to supply crunch caused by heavy rains.

published on : 20th July 2019

Assam floods: Nine more perish as death toll reaches 37

With vast areas of KNP and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary submerged, many wild animals, including deer and buffaloes, have been moved to highlands.

published on : 18th July 2019

Flood-fatigued Kaziranga tiger makes way into scrap dealer's shop, rests on bed 

The shop is in Harmoti, located beside a national highway and adjacent to the Kaziranga Park. Rifiqul Islam, the shop owner, said he got alarmed on hearing the screams of people. 

published on : 18th July 2019
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