Assam floods

Fresh floods across four Assam districts affect over 34,000 people, kill one

The floods, caused by incessant rain in the past few days, also inundated 4,200 hectares of cropland besides submerging the low lying areas.

 

Sep 15, 2020, 00:17 AM IST

Akshay Kumar donates Rs 1 crore for Assam flood relief

 Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has donated Rs one crore for flood relief in Assam, an official release said on Tuesday.

Aug 19, 2020, 07:30 AM IST

PM Modi reviews flood situation of six states, emphasises use of innovative technologies for improving forecast

The PM emphasized on better coordination between all central and state agencies to have a permanent system for forecasting of floods.

Aug 10, 2020, 16:00 PM IST

Daring rescue video of Kaziranga National Park forest guards in flood-hit Assam

A video of daring rescue by Assam's Kaziranga National Park forest guards has emerged from the flood-hit state. 

Aug 09, 2020, 19:27 PM IST

Assam flood situation improves marginally but affects over 19 lakh people, kills 105

A total of 42,275 affected people have been evacuated and shifted to 236 relief camps across the state, according to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA).

Jul 28, 2020, 22:20 PM IST

Assam floods: NDRF rescues 85 villagers, 20 livestock in Barpeta; 2,600 rescued so far

The Brahmaputra river is flowing above the danger mark at Guwahati, Dhubri and Goalpara cities, besides at Nimatighat in Jorhat and Tezpur in Sonitpur districts. 

Jul 26, 2020, 17:04 PM IST

Assam floods death toll touches 96, President Ram Nath Kovind takes stock of situation

The deaths were reported from Kalgachia, Kokrajhar and Mayong taking the death toll in flood-related incidents to 96 while 26 died due to landslides.

Jul 25, 2020, 08:48 AM IST

Assam floods death toll reaches 93, over 28 lakh people affected

The flood situation in Assam remained grim on Thursday with four more deaths reported from across the state taking the total death toll to 93. The deaths were reported from these four districts--Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Golaghat and Morigaon.

Jul 23, 2020, 23:06 PM IST

YouTuber CarryMinati donates Rs 11 lakh for flood-hit Assam and Bihar

CarryMinati raised Rs Rs 10.31 lakh via an online charity stream for Assam and Bihar.

Jul 22, 2020, 08:20 AM IST

Assam flood: ASDMA releases emergency helpline number

The Assam government on Monday (July 20) released a helpline number as the floods in the northeast state continues to wreak havoc. 

Jul 20, 2020, 14:10 PM IST

Assam flood havoc continues, 2,400 villages deluged, 1.45 lakh people sheltered in 564 relief camps, more rains predicted

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday informed that over 70 lakh people have been affected due to the floods. 

Jul 20, 2020, 13:31 PM IST

Assam floods death toll rises to 84, CM Sonowal announces Rs 4 lakh ex gratia

At least 84 people have lost their lives in Assam due to severe flooding, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said on Sunday.

Jul 19, 2020, 21:05 PM IST

Over 108 animals including 9 rhinoceroses have died so far at Kaziranga National Park due to Assam floods

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also talked to CM Sonwal on Sunday and assured all support to Assam in dealing with the flood havoc. 

Jul 19, 2020, 17:51 PM IST

Sachin Pilot asks people to extend support to flood-hit Assam, Bihar

Pilot's appeal comes amid a raging political firestorm in Rajasthan where he has declared an open rebellion against the Ashok Gehlot government. 

Jul 19, 2020, 17:41 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi speaks to Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal over flood situation, assures support

The total number of people killed in this year's flood and landslide has gone up to 107 in Assam, of whom 81 were killed in flood-related incidents and 26 died due to landslides.

Jul 19, 2020, 14:33 PM IST

Assam floods situation worsens as 34 lakh people affected, death toll rises to 61

The rains have inundated 3371 villages and affected 34 lakh people in 28 of the total 33 districts in the state.

Jul 15, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

Assam floods situation worsens; over 22 lakh people affected in 27 districts

The flood situation in Assam worsened drastically with over 22 lakh people affected in 23 districts, state officials said on Tuesday. On Monday, six more people lost their lives in the deluge, which has affected nearly 22 lakh people across 27 districts, an official bulletin said. The death toll due to floods has risen to 50.

Jul 14, 2020, 16:11 PM IST

Assam floods: Nearly 22 lakh people in 27 districts affected, CM Sarbananda Sonowal visits relief camps

Earlier on July 12, the CM had directed DCs to deploy NDRF and SDRF personnel for the timely rescue of flood victims.

Jul 13, 2020, 21:02 PM IST

Assam floods affect over 16 lakh people in 22 districts, death toll climbs to 34

 According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, a population of 16,03,255 has been affected in 22 districts of Assam and at present, 12,597 people are staying in 162 relief camps.

Jul 03, 2020, 08:22 AM IST

Over 14 lakh affected in 23 districts of Assam due to floods, death toll climbs to 27

Over a million people have been affected in 23 districts of Assam due to floods, state Disaster Management Authority informed on Tuesday (June 30). According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, a population of 14,93,508 affected in 23 districts of Assam due to floods in the state. The death toll stands at 27 after three new deaths were reported in Barpeta (2) and Dibrugarh (1) districts on June 30.

Jul 01, 2020, 07:21 AM IST