Assam Flood

  • Assam floods: Elephant found dead in Kaziranga National Park 15-07-2013 09:33 AM

    Kaziranga (Assam): After incessant rain in Kaziranga, an elephant was found dead on Sunday. Reports said that a herd of elephants were forced to leave the forest area due to heavy flooding. The elephant was said to be injured for the last couple of days. The heritage sanctuary of Kaziranga...
  • Assam floods: About 350 villages across 11 districts completely submerged 10-07-2013 10:00 AM

    An RTI has revealed that even after 8,000 crore being spent on paper, on embankments, what you see on the ground is poor quality construction that gets washed away with rains. ...
  • Why does Assam flood every year? 09-07-2013 11:49 PM

    Despite Rs 11,000 crore allocated for flood relief in Assam, the situation in the state has not improved. While about 350 villages and 11 districts have submerged in 2013 affecting over one lakh lives in the flood-hit Assam, in 2011 floods breached a crucial 37 km long embankment. ...
  • Assam: Rs 11,000 crore spent in the last 7 years on flood prevention 09-07-2013 04:25 PM

    Guwahati: Despite Rs 11,000 crore allocated for flood relief in Assam, the situation in the state has not improved. While about 350 villages and 11 districts have submerged in 2013 affecting over one lakh lives in the flood-hit Assam, in 2011 floods breached a crucial 37 km long embankment. The...
  • PM extends central assistance to flood-hit Assam 09-07-2013 08:44 AM

    Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim as 350 villages and 11 districts submerged affecting over one lakh people in the state. The Brahmaputra River has also gone well beyond the danger mark and nearly 70 per cent of the world-renowned Kaziranga National Park is under water....
  • Assam: Floods leave over 1 lakh homeless, Kaziranga reels under water 08-07-2013 07:25 PM

    Guwahati: The heritage sanctuary of Kaziranga is reeling under flood as almost half of Assam has been hit by torrential rainfall leaving over 1 lakh people homeless. The river Brahmaputra has been constantly flowing above the danger mark. Over 70 per cent of the lush forests is swamped by water...
  • Assam: 11 districts severely affected by floods 08-07-2013 07:09 AM

    Guwahati: Assam's flood situation remained critical on Monday with 11 districts reeling under the water of the swollen Brahmaputra and its tributaries affecting over one lakh people. Heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh has caused river Jiadhol to rise and inundate fresh areas in the worst-hit...
  • Assam floods: Morigaon, Dhemaji worst affected areas 07-07-2013 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: After Uttarakhand, floods is creating havoc in Assam with over one lakh people across the state and farmlands in 10 districts badly hit by it. Morigaon and Dhemaji are the worst affected areas. Officials said that the Brahmaputra and its tributaries are flowing above the danger mark in...
  • Assam floods: 250 villages affected; 75,000 people displaced 04-07-2013 11:40 AM

    Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam continued to remain critical with nearly 250 villages under water, affecting over 75,000 people across nine districts. The data of Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) showed that the Brahmaputra was flowing over danger mark at Nematighat in Jorhat district. Two of its tributaries...
  • Flood situation worsens in Assam as 43 more villages submerge 30-06-2013 08:17 PM

    Guwahati: 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. About 65,000 people of 170 villages in seven districts - Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup, Karimganj and Lakhimpur -...
  • In Pictures: Assam Floods 2012 03-07-2012 01:38 PM

    Flood-affected villagers travel on a boat as monsoon clouds surround Gagalmari village in Assam. The floods from monsoon rains in northeastern India killed dozens of people, with more than 2,000 villages inundated as rivers breached their banks.A woman dries maize crop on a road near Burhaburhi, Assam. The flood has affected thousands and thousands of hectares of farmland.Flood-affected villagers receive rice being distributed as relief by the government at a village in Assam.
  • At least 200 villages affected by Assam floods 16-06-2010 06:32 PM

    Guwahati: At least 200 villages in Assam's worst-affected Lakhimpur, Karimganj and Cachar districts were flooded, throwing normal life out of gear as hundreds of families were forced to leave their homes. Officials said heavy downpour submerged Lakhimpur, Naoboicha and Bihpuria revenue circles while the Kakoio dyke was washed away by...
  • Floods in Assam killing animals 06-09-2008 06:26 PM

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