President Enquires About Assam Flood Situation, Calls CM Biswa Sarma
President Ram Nath Kovind, called Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and enquired about the prevailing flood situation, on July 5. During the telephonic conversation, Sarma informed about Assam's flood scenario and the ongoing relief and rescue operations is underway. "Extremely grateful for his concern. It will boost our morale in overcoming this situation,' tweeted Sarma. Furthermore, Assam's devastating floods this year claimed 180 lives and… read-more
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Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Assam Floods: People Seen Taking Shelters On Embankments & Highways In Nagaon, 10 More Dead In 24 Hours
People affected by the flood situation in Assam's Nagaon, were seen taking shelters on embankments and highways. The condition in Nagaon continues to stay grim, with more than 5.03 lakh people still affected. A total of 45.35 lakh people have been affected in Assam due to the floods. About 10 fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of casualties to 117, on June 25.
Tags: Assam, Nagaon, Assam floods, SILCHAR, Cachar
Assam Flood Death Toll Surpasses 80; IMD Issues Red Alert For Guwahati
Assam's flood and landslide crisis worsened, death toll surpassed 80 on June 21, while 34 districts continued to be affected, impacting 47,72,140 people in the previous 24 hours. According to State Disaster Management Authority, floods claimed 10 lives, including two police officers, and 2,31,819 people were housed in relief shelters across Assam within the previous 24 hours. India Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for Guwahati… read-more
Tags: Assam floods, Death toll, IMD, Red Alert, rainfall
Courtesy: India today
Assam Floods: IAF, BSF, CRPF, NDRF, SDRF Carry Out Rescue Operations In Cachar
The flood situation in Assam's Cachar worsened, due to which, Indian Army, Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF) carried out rescue operations. On June 20, over 3,000 persons including children, pregnant, etc, were rescued by the teams. Assam CM Himanta Sarma said that the Indian Air Force carried one lakh litre petrol and diesel to Cachar… read-more
Tags: Assam, Cachar, Assam floods, Himanta Biswa Sarma, IAF
Assam Floods: Indian Army Starts Flood Relief Operations
To combat the flood situation in Assam, Indian Army's Gajraj corps, in coordination with Assam's civil administration has started flood relief operations from June 16. About nine composite teams of Gajraj corps were deployed in districts of Baksa, Nalbari, Bajjali, Darrang, Tamulpur, Hojai and Kamrup. Notably, the officials reached Sathikuchi village and rescued around 105 stranded locals. Nine more persons died in the floods, taking the… read-more
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Parents Use Boat To Take Children To School: Assam Floods
In Assam's Dhemaji district, parents were seen taking their children to a primary school in boat, since the area has been flooded. A teacher of the school stated that there are about 29 students in the school, and due to the flood situation, some are not able to turn up. Reportedly, 2.88 lakh people have been affected in Nagaon, 1.22 lakh in Cachar and 1.07 lakh in Hojai.
Tags: Assam floods, Boat to school, Nagaon, Cachar, Hojai
Assam Floods: Amit Shah Assures Help From Central Government To Assam
Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured every possible help from the central government to Assam, on May 18. Nearly 1.97 lakh people in 20 districts of the state have been affected by the current floods and landslides. The water level of the Brahmaputra river is flowing above the danger level mark at Neamatighat in Jorhat district and Kopili river in Nagaon district.
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Assam Floods Update: 222 Villages Affected, 10,321 Hectares Of Crop Land Submerged
The grim situation in Assam is worsening as the loss caused due to the floodwaters is increasing. About 222 villages have been affected across 15 revenue circles. Around 10,321.44 hectares of cultivated land is submerged under floodwaters. So far, three people including a child has gone missing. SDRF, Fire and Emergency services are engaged in various rescue operations in the flood affected regions.
Tags: Assam, Assam floods, Cachar, Kopili River, Kampur
13 Animals Die Due To Flood In Assam's Kaziranga Park
As per the Assam government, Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve have recorded 13 deaths due to floods that include 9 Hog deer, two swamp Deer, one python, and a Cap Langur. Meanwhile, three animals were also rescued. Reportedly, the Flood has impacted 950 villages in 21 districts of Assam, and the water level at Nimatighat, Dhansirimukh, and Tezpur are still a threat to people's lives.
Tags: Assam floods, Assam, Kaziranga National Park, animals
Courtesy: Ani News
Three Lakh Villagers Distressed Over Heavy Rain In Assam
According to Flood Reporting and Information Management System (FRIMS) report revealed on August 30, around 950 villages in 21 districts have been severely affected due to heavy rainfall and waterlogging. However, 44 relief centers, including 16 camps and 28 relief distribution centers have been created to assist 3,63,135 flood victims. Moreover, as of now, a total of 1,619 individuals have been staying in the relief camps.
Tags: Assam, severe rain, Floods, Assam floods
Courtesy: Ani News