Assam floods

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.

Sep 23, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

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.

Sep 20, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Assam flood situation improves, five lakh still affected

Though water levels were receding in most rivers in Assam on Thursday, over five lakh people remained affected by floods in 11 districts of the state, officials said.

Sep 10, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

Assam flood toll 48, flood water receding in 10 districts

With the death of one more person in Barpeta district the toll in the Assam floods on Thursday increased to 48 even as the water in 10 of the 21 districts in the state have started receding.

Sep 10, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

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Sep 09, 2015, 11:03 AM IST

Saina Nehwal donates one lakh for Assam flood victims

World No. 1 shuttler Saina Nehwal has donated Rs one lakh to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the rehabilitation of the flood victims of Assam.

Sep 08, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Centre has not released Rs 1,655 crore for flood relief: Assam

Assam Government on Tuesday asserted that contrary to reports the Centre has not released Rs 1,655 crore for flood relief and rescue operations in the state so far.

Sep 08, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

80% of Assam submerged under water; toll rises to 42

Nearly 80 percent of Assam has been engulfed by floods which has affected 20 out of the total 27 districts, claimed 42 lives and affected 18 lakh people, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said on Monday.

Sep 08, 2015, 09:12 AM IST

Tarun Gogoi ensures no shortfall of essentials for Assam flood victims

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday directed all Deputy Commissioners of the flood-hit districts to ensure that there was no shortfall of food, medicines and other essentials for the deluge-victims.

Sep 07, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Assam flood situation grim: With five more deaths toll rises to 41

Five people died in the Assam floods taking the toll in the current wave to 41 even as the situation in the state on Monday remained grim with an estimated 18 lakh people affected.

Sep 07, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

Assam flood situation alarming, toll reaches 31

Assam's flood situation continued to be alarming on Thursday, even as the deluge claimed two more lives, taking the death toll to 31.

Sep 03, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

Assam flood situation deteriorates, 10 lakh people affected

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated as incessant rains pounded the state on Wednesday and four more persons lost their lives in it as the calamity affected nearly 10 lakh people in over 2,000 villages.

Sep 02, 2015, 20:27 PM IST

Assam flood situation worsens, four lakh hit

The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated again, affecting 4.64 lakh people in some major towns and more than 1,000 villages and causing widespread destruction, officials said on Monday.

Aug 31, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

Assam CM seeks Rs 500 crore flood assistance from Prime Minister

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Rs 500 crore assistance for the flood-hit state.

Aug 27, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under the impact of floods in 12 districts affecting over 8.5 lakh people in 984 villages across the state even as the government said it has given all help to the state government to minimize casualties and flood damages.

Aug 25, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of flood situation in Assam

The death toll in this year’s Assam floods has climbed to 12 now. Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) stated that over 6.55 lakh people have been affected by the floods so far.

Aug 24, 2015, 22:50 PM IST

Assam seeks Rs 500 crore from Centre as interim flood relief

The Assam government on Monday sought an interim relief of Rs 500 crore for relief, rehabilitation and repair works in flood-affected areas across the state, which has claimed lives of at least 13 persons so far.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Assam flood toll rises to 12, over 6.55 lakh people affected

The death toll in this year’s Assam floods has climbed to 12 now. Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) stated that over 6.55 lakh people have been affected by the floods so far,

Aug 24, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews flood situation in Assam

 Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed flood situation in Assam and assured all central assistance for rescue and relief operations there.

Aug 21, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Assam flood situation worsens, rivers rising

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Friday following incessant rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, affecting more than three lakh people in 13 districts and hit road communication in several places.

Aug 21, 2015, 10:52 AM IST