Tarun Gogoi regrets PM Modi didn't visit flood-hit Assam

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday regretted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not visit the state during the flood devastations.

67 deaths, over 42 lakh hit in floods in Assam this year: Govt

At least 67 people have lost their lives and over 42 lakh people across Assam were affected in three waves of floods this year, the government said on Tuesday.

Assam to form GoM to study Goalpara, Kamrup floods

Assam government would soon constitute a Group of Ministers (GoM) to study the causes of devastation wrecked by the current wave of floods in Kamrup and Goalpara districts and to suggest suitable and effective measures for mitigating the risk of flooding.

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Heavy rainfall alert in North East

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Friday sounded an alert in Meghalaya and neighbouring states in the northeastern region that heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places in these states.

PM sanctions Rs 2 lakh for next of kin of those dead in Assam, Meghalaya flood

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed in Assam and Meghalaya floods.

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Floods wreak havoc in Assam, Meghalaya; 10 dead, alert sounded
Floods wreak havoc in Assam, Meghalaya; 10 dead, alert sounded

Heavy rainfall across northeast India has caused severe floods in Assam, Meghalaya claiming ten lives with several villages in Goalpara, Dhubri, Lakhimpur and Kamrup (Rural) district, besides Guwahati inundated by water Monday.

Assam floods: Seven dead, situation grim in two districts

The flood situation has deteriorated in Assam`s Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts with seven deaths reported from the area where three lakh people remain affected, officials said Sunday.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Over 4 lakh hit by floods in Assam

The flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim on Wednesday with over four lakh people affected by the overflowing Brahmaputra.

Assam reels under floods; Majuli and Kaziranga affected

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

Flood affects 12 more villages in Assam

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

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