Nearly 90,000 people have been affected in the latest wave of floods across seven districts in Assam.

Guwahati: Heavy rain in most parts of upper Assam has led to a rise in the Brahmaputra's water level, inundating four districts and over 80,500 people till Monday.

The CERES (Crop Estimation through Resource and Environment Synthesis)-rice model incorporated in DSSAT version 4.5 was calibrated for genetic coefficients of rice cultivars by conducting field experiments during the kharif season at Jorhat, Kalyani, Ranchi and Bhagalpur, the results of which were used to estimate the gap in rice yield.

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The flood situation in Jorhat distrct remains critical as water level of the Brahmaputra at Nimatighat is 86.26 metre against the danger level of 85.4 metre.

Guwahati: The current fresh wave of flood induced by incessant rains since August 28 has so far claimed three lives in Assam while affecting over 7.35 lakh people from 1597 villages in 56 revenue c

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, September 29: Assam will set up a power plant which for the first time will use ‘waste’ gas as fuel.

Assam will soon set up a gas-based thermal power plant; which for the first time will use 'waste' gas as its fuel.

GUWAHATI, Sept 29 – For the first time in the State, natural gas near crude oil extraction sites that is wasted by burning will be used to run a thermal power plant.

Erosion caused by the Brahmaputra and its tributaries rendered 36,796 families homeless in 10 districts of Assam over the past ten years.