Assam floods

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.

Jul 07, 2013, 19:34 PM IST

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.

Jul 03, 2013, 22:50 PM IST

Assam floods: 250 villages affected, 75,000 people affected

The flood situation in Assam continued to remain critical with nearly 250 villages under water, affecting over 75,000 people across nine districts.

Jul 03, 2013, 21:05 PM IST

Assam flood takes 80 more villages under its grip

The flood situation in Assam turned critical on Tuesday as 80 more villages in the worst-hit Dhemaji and Morigaon districts were submerged.

Jul 02, 2013, 20:29 PM IST

Assam floods claim one life, affect 68,000 people

The first wave of floods in Assam has claimed one life, affected nearly 68,000 people, submerged rhino habitats at Kaziranga and Pobitora and overrun vast tracks of human habitation and farm land.

Jul 01, 2013, 19:29 PM IST

Flood situation worsens in Assam

Flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with 43 more villages in three districts getting submerged, while water entered the Kaziranga National Park where an antelope was killed, officials said.

Jun 30, 2013, 23:34 PM IST

Five Assam districts take brunt of floods

The flood situation in Assam remained grim in at least five districts on Friday.

Jun 28, 2013, 14:43 PM IST

30,000 people affected as flood despoil Dhemaji in Assam

Assam has been hit by floods with 25 villages in flood-prone Dhemaji district inundated on Wednesday, official sources said.

Jun 26, 2013, 21:57 PM IST

Two rhino carcasses found in Kaziranga

Two rhino carcasses were found in Assam`s Kaziranga National Park on Sunday.

Dec 23, 2012, 16:57 PM IST

Soil erosion due to flood: SC asks Centre, Assam to respond

SC asked Centre & Assam govt to respond to a plea that failure of flood management in state was leading to loss of landmass due to soil erosion.

Oct 29, 2012, 16:33 PM IST

1.8 million children affected in Assam floods: NGO

Altogether 1.8 million children have been affected in the floods in Assam, as per an estimate of an internationally active NGO.

Oct 10, 2012, 15:12 PM IST

Assam flood death toll rises to 12

The overall flood situation in Assam remained unchanged and the death toll rose to 12.

Sep 25, 2012, 18:12 PM IST

Sikkim areas cut off due to landslides, toll rises in Assam, Arunachal

The headquarters of Sikkim`s North district on Monday remained cut off from rest of the state as rescue teams struggled to access remote areas.

Sep 24, 2012, 20:16 PM IST

Army rescues 1,500 flood-affected people in Sonitpur

Troops of the Tezpur-headquartered Gajraj Corps have swung into action in flood-hit Sonitpur district of central Assam.

Sep 23, 2012, 20:20 PM IST

Fresh rains inundate several villages of Assam

Although there was no report of loss of life, district administrations evacuated affected people to higher ground.

Sep 22, 2012, 16:34 PM IST

Seven Assam districts affected by floods, two killed

At least seven districts of Assam have been affected as flash floods have hit the state again, affecting lakhs of people and killing two youth in Tinsukia district, officials said.

Sep 22, 2012, 10:47 AM IST

Floods in Assam turn critical

The flood situation in Assam turned serious as 50 percent of the population of Dhemaji district was reeling under the impact of the deluge.

Sep 20, 2012, 19:05 PM IST

19 rhinos killed in recent Assam floods

A total of 631 animals, including 19 rhinos, died in the recent floods in Kaziranga National Park of Assam, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Aug 28, 2012, 17:06 PM IST

Five Assam districts in the grip of floods

The water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries maintained a rising trend with five districts of Assam reeling under the third wave of floods.

Aug 26, 2012, 16:54 PM IST

Assam districts in grip of floods

Assam is in the grip of the third wave of floods with the water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries rising in four districts following incessant rainfall in the catchment areas.

Aug 24, 2012, 15:58 PM IST