Assam

Six more die of JE in Assam, toll rises to 82

Guwahati: Six more people died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam on Monday, taking the toll to 82, a National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said. The number of JE positive cases in the state increased to 374 with 82 cases being…

Torrential downpour, rising Brahmaputra wreak havoc in Assam

GUWAHATI: Torrential downpour in the state of Assam continued to wreak havoc on Monday, causing the flooding on National Highway 37 and affecting 200 villages in Morigaon district alone due to the rising water levels of river Brahmaputra. Large areas…

PM speaks to Assam CM, takes stock of flood situation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and took stock of the flood situation in the state, where the deluge has claimed 11 lives this year while millions are affected, officials said. During the…

95% Kaziranga National Park under flood water

GUWAHATI: The Kaziranga National Park is 95% inundated by flood waters according to park officials. The national highway number 37 is witnessing accidents and other communication problems. Water overflowing through highway 37 has made the people living in areas of…

Assam flood death toll rises to 11

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with the death toll rising to 11 and affecting nearly 26.5 lakh people across 28 districts. An Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) report said four fresh deaths were reported from Jorhat,…

5 more patients die, Assam JE toll rises to 76

Guwahati: With the death of five more patients on Sunday, the toll in Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam rose to 76, a National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said. The registered positive JE cases across the state also increased to 348…

Assam flood situation worsens; 25 districts hit, over 14 lakh displaced

The flood situation in Assam worsened Sunday (July 14) with over 14 lakh people displaced by the deluge in 25 districts, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said. The flood-affected districts are Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Darrang, Baksa, Barpeta,…

Assam: Two men died after heavy rains trigger floods in Golaghat

Two men died after their boat drowned in floods triggered by heavy rains, in Kamar Gaon village here. Over two lakh people across the state have been affected due to the deluge. The deceased men have been identified as Sagar…

CM Sonowal briefs Home Minister Amit Shah about flood situation

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Saturday (July 13) spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah over phone and briefed him about the flood situation in the State. Chief Minister Sonowal informed the Union Minister that flood waters have submerged vast…

Assam flood: Army called in as 8.7 lakh affected across 21 districts, 6 dead

GUWAHATI: The Army was called for assistance in Assam as the flood situation in the state worsened on Friday with the toll rising to six and affecting nearly 8.7 lakh people across 21 districts. Officials said the Army’s assistance was…