Assam flood

Eight of 19 missing Assam labourers rescued in Arunachal Pradesh 

As per the statements of the rescued labourers, three of the 11 are dead – 2 drowned in a river “after falling” while one died on the way. The rescue team did not recover or see the dead bodies.

published on : 24th July 2022

Expect extreme weather to turn more calamitous

Even if all the countries decrease emissions to stick to the 2 degree-level as per the Paris Agreement, there will still be an increase in extreme weather and climate events.

published on : 23rd July 2022

After flood, Assam battles Japanese Encephalitis, 27 lives lost in 15 days

At least 16 people have died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome or AES this year. On July 16, nine cases and four deaths were reported in Jorhat district.

published on : 18th July 2022

Floods subside, Assam now battles Japanese Encephalitis outbreak

Altogether 169 cases were reported, and 27 persons have lost their lives to the disease from July 1-16 this year.

published on : 17th July 2022

Recent Assam floods worst ever, has highest ever casualties, says CM Himanta as toll touches 195

An estimated 90 lakh people were affected while crop areas damaged were in over 2.40 lakh hectares in the Assam floods.

published on : 16th July 2022

Flood condition improves in Assam; 2.29 lakh still affected

According to the bulletin of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), altogether 2,28,500 people are hit due to the deluge in Cachar, Chirang, Morigaon and Tamulpur districts.

published on : 14th July 2022

Walmart, Flipkart contribute over Rs 2 crore towards flood relief in Assam 

Walmart Foundation is a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) arm of Walmart, while the Flipkart Foundation represents the Flipkart Group.

published on : 14th July 2022

Flood situation improves in Assam; 2.5 lakh still affected

One person drowned in Kampur area of Nagaon district, taking the total number of people killed in floods and landslides in Assam this year to 193.

published on : 13th July 2022

Assam floods: Over three lakh people still remain affected, 416 villages lay inundated

According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), no death due to drowning was reported during the day, with the toll in this year's flood and landslides standing at 192.

published on : 11th July 2022

Assam flood toll mounts to 190 with three new deaths, close to 40,000 houses damaged

The daily flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said two persons, including a child, lost their lives in flood waters, while another person died in a landslide.

published on : 9th July 2022

Assam floods: Child drowns, nine lakh hit so far; Centre releases over Rs 324 crore as advance share

The total number of people losing their lives in this year's flood and landslides has now gone up to 187 in the state.

published on : 8th July 2022

Assam flood: Five more die, over 18.35 lakh people still affected 

The toll due to the flood and landslides this year rose to 179 across the state. 

published on : 3rd July 2022

Climate change, poor planning: Decoding Assam's mounting flood ferocity

“Growing population and construction in flood-prone areas are some of the reasons behind the burgeoning damage in the state.

published on : 3rd July 2022

'Landless for 10-12 years': The flood-hit in Assam whose everything Brahmaputra swallowed up

Deepa hails from Kaniajan village. Her family lost 120 bighas of land, much of it agricultural, to the Brahmaputra. There are countless others like her...

published on : 2nd July 2022

Assam: Man arrested for breached Barak embankment that led to Silchar flooding

Kabul Khan, a resident of the Bethkundi area, was nabbed from his house on Friday night, police said on Saturday.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Help pours in from Bengaluru for flood-hit Assam

Assam is witnessing one of the worst floods in history – but all is not lost yet, as many from the city are pitching in to bring relief

published on : 2nd July 2022

Assam flood situation grim, over 31 lakh affected; 12 die in last 24 hours

Many parts of Cachar's Silchar town remained under water for over eleven days on Thursday, officials said.

published on : 30th June 2022

Rebel Sena MLAs donate Rs 51 lakh for Assam flood relief

These MLAs had first come to Guwahati on June 22 and subsequently in several batches from Gujarat's Surat in chartered flights.

published on : 29th June 2022

Flood situation in Assam worsens, five more people die 

In the last 24 hours, 24.92 lakh people have been affected by the floods in 28 districts of the state.

published on : 28th June 2022
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