Incessant rain since Saturday triggers flash flood; dozens of villages marooned; 1 dead

The Centre has assured Arunachal Pradesh to extend all help to mitigate flood and landslide damages in the state.

As many as 14 people were buried alive when a massive landslide hit Laptap village in Sagalee sub-division in Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday.

Continuous heavy downpour in Manipur has triggered landslides along the mountainous national highways, suspending vehicular movement in the state, officials said on Sunday.

Two riders had a miraculous escape from a massive landslide on NH 37 near Jorabat police station today.

An 18-year-old girl died on the spot while three others sustained severe injuries when a massive landslide triggered by heavy downpour hit Chimpu village here.

Rescue operations on; transport partially hit in Assam

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birendra Singh Matura & Ors. Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Ors dated 19/06/2017 regarding widening of NH-34 which is in violation of the Bhagirathi Eco Sensitive Zone Notification.

The Order notes that all the Parties are at consensus that 94 kms of stretch of NH-34 from Dharasu to Gangotri Forest falls within EcoSensitive Zone and any developmental activity in ESZ needs to conform with Zonal Master Plan.

The death toll in the landslides triggered by heavy downpour in the State rose to seven on Sunday.

The incessant rain that began on June 11 stopped but its impact is still felt in the city that has been facing inhumane problems like mucky houses, mucky roads, landslides, still inundated lanes an