Assam floods

Assam flood situation worsens following incessant rainfall

Assam's flood situation worsened further on Thursday following incessant rainfall in the catchment areas affecting population of nearly three lakh in 13 districts of the state.

Aug 20, 2015, 22:41 PM IST

Assam flood situation remains serious

The flood situation in Assam remained serious on Tuesday with nearly 32,000 people in 35 villages hit by it.

Jul 21, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

Assam flood turns grim; over 65,000 affected

 The flood situation in Assam turned grim over the past 24 hours due to incessant rains with over 65,000 people being affected in 125 villages across the state.

Jul 05, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

Fresh wave of flood in Assam, two die

A fresh wave of flood hit the northern bank of Brahmaputra in Assam on Monday claiming lives of at least two persons and affecting over 5,500 people in 20 villages.

Jun 29, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Assam flood situation improves, ten villages remain affected

The flood situation in Assam on Thursday improved considerably with only around 3,500 people affected due to the waters in ten villages.

Jun 25, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

Assam flood situation deteriorates, over 19,000 affected

 The flood situation in Assam deteriorated on Sunday with over 19,000 people reeling under the waters in more than 60 villages across the state.

Jun 21, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Assam flood situation worsens, 3 lakh affected

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated on Thursday with 3.11 lakh people in 702 villages of 15 districts being affected, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said.

Jun 11, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

Nearly two lakh hit by Assam floods

Close to two lakh people have been affected by floods in 13 districts of Assam, officials said on Wednesday, as over 200 people took shelter in relief camps in Tinsukia and Sonitpur districts.

Jun 10, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

Assam flood situation grim, nearly 1.95 lakh hit

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated drastically on Wednesday affecting about 1.95 lakh people in over 550 villages and destroying crops in more than 8,200 hectares in the Bramhaputra valley.

Jun 10, 2015, 22:26 PM IST

Thousands rendered homeless due to floods in Assam

Floods in Assam, following heavy rains for the past few days, have displaced at least 80,000 people in eight districts of the state.

Jun 10, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

Flood situation deteriorates in Assam, 2 killed

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Monday, with the death of one more person and nearly 65,000 people being affected.

Jun 08, 2015, 23:12 PM IST

Vishal, Arijit, Indian Ocean to perform for Assam flood victims

 India’s well-known musicians like Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravjiani, Papon, Arijit Singh, Indian Ocean and Benny Dayal will come together for a fundraiser gig to be held here Sunday to help flood victims of Assam.

Oct 16, 2014, 18:16 PM IST

Nearly four lakh still flood-hit in Assam

Nearly four lakh people were still reeling under the impact of floods in Assam though the water level was receding in most parts of the state.

Oct 05, 2014, 19:48 PM IST

Assam flood toll rises to 44, nearly four lakh still affected

 The flood situation in Assam remained serious with report of one more death today, taking the toll to 44 so far and affecting nearly four lakh people in the state.

Oct 02, 2014, 19:09 PM IST

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.

Sep 30, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

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.

Sep 30, 2014, 20:22 PM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

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Sep 27, 2014, 18:21 PM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2014, 22:50 PM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2014, 21:07 PM IST