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Assam losing Rs 200 cr annually due to floods: Economic Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11:35

Assam suffers an average loss of Rs 200 crore every year due to devastating floods with nearly 40 per cent of the state`s total land declared as flood-prone by the government.

Over 4 lakh affected by Assam floods

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 22:38

A man and a child were killed even as over four lakh people continued to reel under floods caused by surging waters of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries in Assam, an official said Tuesday.

Assam flood situation grim, Morigaon condition critical

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 17:28

As the overall flood situation in Assam remained grim, the condition in Morigaon district turned critical on Tuesday with Brahmaputra river inundating 100 villages, affecting around one lakh people and flooding rhino habitat Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.

Flood situation remains grim, Sonowal visits affected areas

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 23:19

The flood situation in Assam remained critical in a number of districts including Dhemaji, Lakhimpur and Sonitpur.

Flood affects 15 villages in Sonitpur district in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 20:54

More than five thousand people in 15 villages of Assam`s Sonitpur district have been affected with water level of the rivers.

Guwahati eviction continues for fifth day; 396 houses pulled down

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 00:33

The administration on Friday pulled down 72 houses in the state capital during an ongoing eviction drive in the city to clear waterways and wetlands.

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:33

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in Assam capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Govt trying its best to deal with Assam floods: Tarun Gogoi

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 15:30

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi assured that the government is trying its level best to deal with the flood situation in the state.

Assam reels under floods; Majuli and Kaziranga affected

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 20:57

At least 10 districts of Assam were reeling under flood water.

Fresh floods affect Jorhat district, 25,000 families hit

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 22:26

Water level of the Brahmaputra river was flowing above the danger level at several places affecting more than 45 villages in Assam`s Jorhat district, official sources said.

Flood affects 12 more villages in Assam

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 20:59

While the flood waters receded in Bongaigaon and Sivsagar districts, fresh inundation occurred at a dozen villages in Nagaon.

35 boats given to Kaziranga to deal with floods

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 20:29

IFAW-WTI has provided 35 boats to the Kaziranga National Park authorities to assist in anti-poaching patrolling during the ongoing flood season.