Inclement weather and incessant rain caused massive landslides and waterlogging at several locations in #Assam. Landslides triggered by heavy rain snapped rail and road links to Barak Valley and Dima Hasao district of Assam and neighbouring states of Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur. The IMD has predicted that “extremely heavy rains” will continue for the coming days as Assam stay on ‘red alert.’ Over 6 lakh people across 26 districts have been affected by floods.
An #Assam man has created a buzz on social media after he bought a new #Scooter - using a sack full of his savings in #Coins. The man, a stationary shopkeeper from Barpeta district saved money for several months and then headed to a showroom with a bag full of coins.
Assam's monsoon flood situation continued to worsen on September 1st. Over 6.47 lakh people were affected in 22 of the state's 34 districts. Officials with the ASDMA reported 2 more drownings in Majuli and Barpeta districts, bringing the death toll since August 30 to 5.
She delivered a thoroughly clinical performance to ensure an Olympic medal on debut but Indian boxer #LovlinaBorgohain (69kg) on Friday said she stepped into the ring against former world champion Nien-Chin Chen without a concrete plan as she knew just a fearless approach would be enough. The 23-year-old Assam boxer was smiling ear-to-ear after making the semifinals but also well aware that the task is only half done.
Prime Minister #NarendraModi addressed a rally in #Assam today, where he also distributed land allotment certificates to indigenous people under a state government programme to one lakh beneficiaries. #BJP
Altogether 163 relief camps were still operational where 12,597 people were taking refuge.