July 07, 2022 5:56 am
Arupjyoti Saikia and Jagdish Krishnaswamy write: Floods have played a key role in Assam's ecology. But increasing human footprint has affected the ability of flood plains to absorb water and transport sediment
July 04, 2022 5:32 pm
Nine days after Silchar saw its worst flood, water lies stagnant, power supply is still out at some places, officials are struggling with rescue, and people have questions over if things will ever change.
July 01, 2022 5:54 pm
Around 2,600 villages, under 75 revenue circles have been affected by the deluge across the state, while 3,05,565 people have taken shelter in 551 relief camps, according to the bulletin.
June 29, 2022 11:56 am
Amid criticism that the Sena dissidents were staying at a luxury hotel in Guwahati even as parts of Assam were grappling with severe floods, Deepak Kesarkar, the spokesperson of the rebel MLAs told PTI, "Shinde has donated Rs 51 lakh to the Assam Chief Minister's Relief Fund as our contribution to their ongoing rescue work. We cannot ignore the plight of people here."
June 28, 2022 10:15 pm
In Assam, most of the rivers are now flowing below the danger level, aside from Kopili at Dharamtul (Morigaon), Beki at Road Bridge (Barpeta) and the Brahmaputra at Nimatighat (Jorhat).
June 26, 2022 1:34 pm
As many as 2.33 lakh have taken shelter in 637 relief camps of Assam, which has been battling floods and landslides for the past two weeks.
June 24, 2022 12:20 pm
NDMA recently listed some important things you must do before, after, and during the floods. Also, it shared some tips to follow in case of evacuation
June 23, 2022 3:25 pm
The toll due to the flood since mid-May is now 101.
June 23, 2022 7:56 am
GD Tripathi, chief executive member of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), told indianexpress.com that the situation was improving
June 21, 2022 1:11 am
As rain continued to batter parts of the state, affecting more than 45 lakh people in 32 districts, Home Minister Amit Shah said an inter-ministerial Central team would be dispatched to assess the damage.
May 17, 2022 9:22 pm
In Assam, 1,97,248 people across 652 villages in 20 districts have been affected by floods and landslides. According to a bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) on Monday, two people drowned to death in Cachar district
September 03, 2021 8:38 pm
More than nearly 5.7 lakh people in 18 districts have been affected by the flood triggered by continuous heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of Assam.
July 20, 2020 5:18 pm
The death toll due to floods and landslides this year has increased to 110, with 84 dying in flood-related incidents.
July 18, 2020 1:24 am
The current wave of floods in Assam has affected more than 21 lakh people in 27 districts of the state. The flood-related deaths now stand at 59.
July 18, 2019 6:39 am
The Brahmaputra is flowing above its danger mark in Guwahati, at Nimatighat in Jorhat, Tezpur in Sonitpur, Goalpara and Dhubri towns, and at Badarpurghat in Karimganj.
July 14, 2017 12:53 pm
The rain forced over 48,483 people to shift to 208 relief camps in 16 worse affected districts. Around 2,498 villages are presently under water and over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area has been affected.
July 10, 2017 4:50 pm
The overall flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with the death toll reaching 26 as the Brahmaputra, the Barak and several of its tributaries inundate over 1000 villages in 15 districts, affecting about five lakh people.
September 27, 2015 12:59 pm
Eid al-Adha marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Mecca. The trip to Silicon Valley forms part of Narendra Modi’s visit to the US’ west coast – the first by an Indian prime minister in more than three decades. Pope Francis arrived Tuesday on the first visit of his life to the United States, bringing his humble manner and his “church of the poor” to a rich and powerful nation polarized over economic inequality, immigration and equal justice.
August 24, 2015 7:42 pm
The Assam government on Monday (August 24) sought an interim relief of Rs 500 crore for relief, rehabilitation and repair works in flood-affected areas across the state.
June 15, 2015 1:25 pm
Over three lakh people have been affected in 42 revenue circles in 15 districts, with the ASDMA putting the number of people affected in Barpeta at over 91,000.