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.

Flood shows signs of improvement in Assam

The flood situation in Assam today showed improvement in some areas even as the majority of the affected locations are still under water.

Assam flood hits 40 more villages, erodes 60 houses

Flood waters on Friday engulfed 22 villages in Assam`s Bongaingaon and eroded 60 houses in Morigaon district displacing scores of people as Bramhaputra river continued to flow above the danger level.

Assam flood situation remains grim

With no sign of relief from flood waters in Assam, the situation continued to remain critical as 27 more villages were submerged on Thursday.

Assam floods: 11 districts affected, over 350 villages submerged

The flood situation in Assam remains critical with over 350 villages under water.

Wild elephant kills one near Kaziranga National Park

A wild elephant trampled to death one person and injured another besides damamging six thatch houses near Kaziranga National Park in upper Assam on Monday.

Assam floods: PM talks to Tarun Gogoi

With flood situation in Assam being critical, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday spoke to Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and assured him of all central help.

Assam flood situation remains critical

Assam`s flood situation remained critical on Sunday with 11 districts reeling under the water of the swollen Brahmaputra and its tributaries affecting over one lakh people.

Assam sounds `heavy rains` alert in four districts

The Assam government on Wednesday declared red alert in four districts following a warning of heavy rainfall in the next three-four days.