Guwahati: Brahmaputra water level remains above danger level

Guwahati: With Assam reeling under massive floods triggered by heavy downpour, the water level in Brahmaputra River continues to flow above the danger mark in Guwahati on Wednesday. “Brahmaputra River water has reduced by 7 cm since last evening, but…

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…

Guwahati faces flood threat as Brahmaputra flows above danger level

GUWAHATI:¬†With more rainfall expected throughout Assam, the water level in Brahmaputra is increasing every passing hour. Like other parts of Assam that have been inundated by overflowing water, residents of Guwahati living near the river banks at Fancy Bazar and…

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,…

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…

Flood situation in Assam remains grave, Barpeta worst hit

GUWAHATI: The flood situation in Assam continued to be grave on Friday with more than half of the districts submerged by waters of the Brahmaputra river and its tributaries, leading to the death of three persons and affecting 4.23 lakh…

Assam has the most number of polluted rivers in India after Maharashtra

River pollution in Assam has now reached to a point of crisis. Prakash Javadekar, Minister of environment, forest and climate change revealed the alarming issue of river pollution in Assam, at the Lok Sabha. According to the stats provided by…

Guwahati-North Guwahati ferry service suspended

The district administration of Kamrup (Metro) has suspended movement of ferries between Guwahati and North Guwahati for two days from Saturday (May 4). The decision to suspend movement of ferries over the Brahmaputra has been taken in the wake of…

Lightning kills at least five across Assam

At least five persons were killed after they were hit by lightning in separate incidents across Assam. While four people died at Singimari and Sualkuchi, a 6-year-old girl died at Kalgachia in Barpeta district. Hemanta Das (47) of Sualkuchi died…

PM Modi dedicates Bogibeel Bridge to nation

In a historic moment for people of Assam and the Northeast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (Dec 25) dedicated the Bogibeel rail-cum-road bridge to the nation. Prime Minister Modi, who arrived at the Mohanbari Airport around 1:30 pm, then took…

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