Assam floods

In Assam, river islanders face the brunt of increasingly frequent flooding

The Assam state government has devised a climate action plan which has guidance on dealing with weather events but the Union government has yet to approve the plan.

published on : 16th September 2023

Assam flood: Two more dead, over 65,500 still affected

Over 65,600 people are still reeling under the deluge in Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Kokrajhar, Sivasagar and Sonitpur districts, the ASDMA bulletin said.

published on : 14th August 2023

Assam flood situation worsens, over one lakh affected 

An alert was issued in the western districts bordering Bhutan as excess water was released from the Himalayan kingdom since Friday morning.

published on : 15th July 2023

Guwahati Diary: Floods cause vegetable prices to go through the roof

The recent first wave of the floods in Assam was not massive but the prices of green vegetables have skyrocketed across the state, particularly in Guwahati.

published on : 13th July 2023

Flood situation in Assam's Dhemaji continues to be grim, about 18,000 people affected

The flood waters have submerged 1,479.27 hectares of cropland in the flood-hit districts. 24,261 domestic animals and poultry have also been affected by the deluge.

published on : 9th July 2023

Flood situation in Assam remains grim; around 5 lakh affected

The Regional Meteorological Department has issued a 'yellow' alert for Friday, asking people to be on watch and remain updated for heavy rainfall and thunderstorm in some parts of the state.

published on : 23rd June 2023

One killed, nearly five lakh affected in Assam floods

According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), altogether 4,95,799 people were affected by the deluge in 1,366 villages of 22 districts and subdivisions.

published on : 22nd June 2023

Flood situation grim in Assam; nearly 1.2 lakh people affected

Nalbari is the worst hit with almost 45,000 people suffering, followed by Baksa with over 26,500 and Lakhimpur with more than 25,000.

published on : 22nd June 2023

Assam flood situation grim, nearly 33,500 affected

At present, 142 villages are under water and 1,510.98 hectares of crop areas have been damaged across Assam.

published on : 19th June 2023

Thousands affected by first wave of Assam floods

The floods breached some roads, bridges and embankments and affected cropland in areas of over 1,409 hectares.

published on : 18th June 2023

29,000 people and 25 villages in Assam affected as flood woes continue

According to the daily flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, more than 28,800 people were hit due to floods in Dhemaji, Dibrugarh and Lakhimpur districts.

published on : 16th June 2023