Assam floods

Assam floods: No new deaths in 3 days, number of affected people surge to 56,91,694

Earlier on August 15, the number of deaths was 112, while those affected were 56,89,584 people across 30 districts of the state.

published on : 18th August 2020

Flood water enters fresh areas of Assam; over 29,000 affected in four districts

The number of affected people in Dhemaji is 5,662, followed by 300 in Baksa and 50 in Biswanath, ASDMA said.

published on : 15th August 2020

Assam floods: Death toll reaches 107, over 56 lakh people affected

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday had visited the flood and erosion hit areas. He visited the Jiadhal river site, a tributary of the Brahmaputra, where floods have caused huge damage.

published on : 30th July 2020

Assam flood: Death toll rises to 133 as three persons drown; 16.55 lakh remain affected

A daily flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority stated that one person each drowned in Barpeta, Kokrajhar and Kamrup districts.

published on : 29th July 2020

103 dead, 56 lakh affected due to Assam floods

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal took to twitter to inform the public about the steps being taken to tackle the flood situation in the state.

published on : 28th July 2020

As Assam reels under floods, data shows havoc increasing annually 

In 2015, a little less than 1,000 persons died of flood and rain-related incidents, but in 2019, nearly 2,500 persons had lost their lives, according to government data.

published on : 26th July 2020

Assam floods: Three more people die; around 28 lakh affected in 26 districts

ASDMA said the number of people affected by the deluge is around 27 lakh now, nearly 50,000 less than that on Thursday.

published on : 24th July 2020

Assam floods: Over 95 families living in temporary shelters in Dibrugarh as home get washed away

The floods in Assam have affected 26 districts and claimed 89 lives till July 22, said the Assam State Disaster Management Authority.

published on : 23rd July 2020

Tackling the annual havoc due to floods

At last count, 24 lakh people and many districts in Assam had been affected by floods.

published on : 22nd July 2020

UN stands ready to support as floods continue to ravage Assam, Meghalaya

The offer from the world body was made by Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman of the UN Secretary-General.

published on : 21st July 2020

Assam flood: PM Modi calls up CM Sonowal, assures help as death toll touches 84

Flood, landslides death toll rises to 110, over 100 Kaziranga animals dead

published on : 19th July 2020

Inundated Kaziranga National Park stares at a bigger flood

The flood situation might worsen as the water upstream is increasing, said the park’s Director P Sivakumar.

published on : 18th July 2020

'We are with you': Dalai Lama, football club Arsenal stand with flood-hit Assam

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 35,75,832 people in 3,014 villages and localities across 28 of the state’s 33 districts are affected.

published on : 17th July 2020

Assam flood, landslide toll at 70, nearly 13 lakh affected

While two people died in the flood in Nagaon district, as many others were killed in an incident of landslide at Jorabat on the outskirts of Guwahati in Kamrup (Metro) district.

published on : 12th July 2020

Assam flood claims two more lives, 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts

One person died in Morigaon and another in Tinsukia district, taking the toll to 61 across the state, of which 37 people were killed in the flood and 24 died due to landslides triggered by rainfall.

published on : 5th July 2020
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