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Assam rains

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assam rains: Cremation a problem in flooded Silchar as designated grounds go inundated

The unprecedented waterlogging in the Barak valley town is due to a breach in a dyke at Betkundi on June 19 allegedly by miscreants.

published on : 28th June 2022

Assam floods: Water level continues to recede; no respite in Cachar district yet

The death toll due to this year's floods have increased to 134 with five more deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, while one person was missing, as per the latest bulletin.

published on : 28th June 2022

Assam flood situation improving as water level maintains receding trend, 22 lakh affected

However, the situation in Silchar, headquarter town of Cachar district, remained grim as several areas are still waterlogged, officials said.

published on : 27th June 2022

'Administration yet to reach all flood-affected people of Silchar': CM Himanta

He said instructions have been issued to agencies involved in the relief and rescue operations to maximise their reach and ensure help for all affected population at the earliest.

published on : 26th June 2022

12 more die in Assam floods, death toll reaches 100-mark

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, close to 51.25 lakh people are still affected in 4,374 villages of 29 districts and cropland affected was in 97,368.50 hectares.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Army officer earns love of Assam flood victims after saving over 100 lives

Even as the members of his family are battling the devastating Assam floods and stranded at home, Captain Rupam Das saved over a hundred lives.

published on : 19th June 2022

Eight more die as rains continue to pound Assam, Modi calls up Himanta

So far, 54 people lost their lives in the floods as well as landslides. Cropland affected was in areas of 43,338 hectares.

published on : 19th June 2022

Assam: Flood situation improves with receding water level of rivers, two more die

4,49,136 people continued to suffer from the deluge in Cachar, Dima Hasao, Goalpara, Hojai, Kamrup, Kamrup (Metro), Morigaon and Nagaon districts.

published on : 29th May 2022

Assam: Infrastructure developed in last 5-10 years in flood-hit Dima Hasao destroyed

Dima Hasao was the worst-hit district in the first wave of flood in the state this year as connectivity was disrupted from mid of May.

published on : 24th May 2022

Assam flood: Four more deaths take the toll to 18; 6.8 lakh affected

However, the number of people hit by the calamity decreased marginally to 6,80,118 lakh, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said.

published on : 21st May 2022
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