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Complete all anti-flood works on time or face consequence: Assam CM

Complete all anti-flood works on time or face consequence: Assam CM

The CM has asked the officials concerned to complete all embankment and flood related activities before April, IANS reported.

Assam: Heavy rain in Barak river; CWC issues advisory

In the wake of heavy rainfall in the basin of Barak river and its tributaries in Assam, the Central Water Commission on Friday said the river is expected to flow in "moderate to high flood situation" in the state and neighbouring Meghalaya and Manipur over the next few days.

Positive news: Assam school children give up mid-day meal to buy milk for flood-hit baby rhinos

Positive news: Assam school children give up mid-day meal to buy milk for flood-hit baby rhinos

Here's some positive news from India's magnificent Northeast!

Assam floods: Adult rhino carcass found in Kaziranga National Park

A carcass of an adult male rhino, which had died due to the current floods in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, was recovered on Wednesday with its horn fallen off, said a senior Forest Department official.

Goof up! Assam govt includes famous photo of Bangladesh's Noakhali floods in report to Rajnath Singh

Goof up! Assam govt includes famous photo of Bangladesh's Noakhali floods in report to Rajnath Singh

The flood situation remained critical in Assam, which was visited by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday.
 

Assam flood situation grim, 29 dead, 36 lakh people affected; Centre announces compensation

Assam flood situation grim, 29 dead, 36 lakh people affected; Centre announces compensation

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured the state government all possible help to deal with the situation.

Floods affect 19 lakh people in Assam, 20 killed; Rajnath Singh conducts aerial survey

Floods affect 19 lakh people in Assam, 20 killed; Rajnath Singh conducts aerial survey

As the flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit areas.

Rajnath Singh leaves for flood-stricken Assam

Rajnath Singh leaves for flood-stricken Assam

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday left for Assam to take take stock of the situation in flood affected areas of the state.

Assam reels under flood fury; 19 lakh affected

Assam reels under flood fury; 19 lakh affected

The worst affected districts are Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Bongaigaon, Jorhat, Dhemaji, Barpeta, Goalpara, Dhubri, Darrang, Morigaon and Sonitpur.

Over 17 lakh affected by Assam floods, Rajnath to visit on July 30

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Assam on Saturday for a day to take stock of the situation.

Rajnath Singh to visit Assam tomorrow

Rajnath Singh to visit Assam tomorrow

Rajnath Singh will hold a meeting with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and state government officers in Guwahati before returning to Delhi in the evening.

Two die as Assam flood situation worsens

Two persons died on Tuesday and around 16 lakh people of 19 districts of Assam are affected by flood as the water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries continue to rise submerging houses, farm lands and wild life sanctuaries.

Floods affect over 6 lakh in 14 Assam districts, toll rises to seven

Floods affect over 6 lakh in 14 Assam districts, toll rises to seven

An ASDMA official said the flood have inundated large areas in several districts. 

Floods batter Assam, Arunachal; 3 die in Uttarakhand wall collapse

Floods batter Assam, Arunachal; 3 die in Uttarakhand wall collapse

While several parts of the country received rainfall, the national capital did not record any rain for the second consecutive day as high humidity levels troubled Delhiites.

Woman killed in landslide, flood situation grim in Assam

A woman died in the city on Wednesday in a landslide triggered by heavy rains which caused the flood situation in the state to remain grim.

More than 1.7 lakh people affected in Assam floods, one killed

More than 1.7 lakh people affected in Assam floods, one killed

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority said the Brahmaputra river is flowing above danger mark at several places.

Assam floods: over 90,000 affected, Brahmaputra flowing above danger mark

Assam floods: over 90,000 affected, Brahmaputra flowing above danger mark

Assam govt sources said more than 88,000 people are reeling under flood in 257 villages across Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Nagaon, Jorhat, Golaghat, Morigaon and Biswanath districts.

Year ender: Five worst natural calamities that shook the world in 2015

Year ender: Five worst natural calamities that shook the world in 2015

The year 2015 witnessed a number of natural disasters around the world; floods in Tamil Nadu, earthquake in Nepal to name a few. 

Here are some of the major natural calamities that shook the world in 2015.

Flash floods in Guwahati after heavy rains

 Large areas of Guwahati were waterlogged by flash floods following heavy rains that disrupted normal life and also caused a landslide near Kamakhya temple atop Nilachal Hill here on Wednesday.

Floods have made Assam source, transit point of trafficking: Kailash Satyarthi

 Assam has turned out to be both a source and a transit point for human trafficking rackets, mainly due destruction caused by flood and its aftermath almost every year, Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on Sunday.