The flood situation is still in a critical condition as the water of Ranganadi is flowing through the breached portions of its embankment in Bogoleejan, Jainpur and Aamtola.

Guwahati: Helicopters and boats have been pressed into service to evacuate people marooned in the flood in Assam, where about 1.57 lakh people have been affected.

Guwahati: Assam was hit by a second wave of floods on Tuesday, a week after the south-west monsoon arrived in the northeast on June 14.

Guwahati: Even as flood continues to wreak havoc in Assam affecting close to 14 lakh people in 19 affected districts it has precipitated an unprecedented adversity for residents of centuries-old ea

Tezpur: Chatra Mukti Sangram Samitee (CMSS) members were on Thursday arrested at Gerukamukh while they were protesting against the ongoing construction of the 2000 mw Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric

The flood situation in Assam turned grim following incessant rains in the catchment areas of Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam since August 16 and according to official records, around three lakh

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam turned grim on Wednesday following incessant rains here in the past few days which have affected nearly two lakh people in over 280 villages in the state.

Indigenous Technical Knowledge has been the key rescuer of the fishers and common people of Dhemaji district of Assam, India from frequent floods in the region every year. They utilize the existing resources with a sustainable eco-friendly approach towards disaster management and exploration of fisheries resources and co-exist with the usual floods in the region. This study was conducted in the region through PRA after interviewing 110 fishers of three most flood-prone development blocks of the district with the help of an interview questionnaire.

The flood situation in Assam worsened today with over 27,000 people affected in more than 70 villages across the state.

The situation was particularly grim in Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts in eastern Assam, where nearly 45,000 people have been affected.