Assam Floods: News

14 Jul 2023


Assam on alert as Bhutan prepares to release excess water

All Assam districts bordering Bhutan are on high alert after the neighboring country informed the state government regarding its decision to release excess water from the Kurichhu Hydropower Plant on Friday.

25 Jun 2023

Amit Shah

Assam floods: Situation critical, Amit Shah assures Centre's help

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday assured the Assam government of all possible assistance in dealing with the state's flood crisis.

26 Jun 2022


Assam floods: Death toll reaches 121, over 25 lakh affected

In the past 24 hours, at least four more citizens, including two children, have died in floods in Assam, bringing the total number of deaths to 121.

25 Jun 2022


Assam floods: Death toll reaches 118, over 33 lakh affected

The death toll due to floods in Assam rose to 118 on Saturday, while the Cachar district's Silchar town remained submerged in water for the sixth consecutive day, said officials.

23 Jun 2022


Assam floods: Toll rises to 100, over 50 lakh affected

The floods in Assam continued to wreak havoc with 12 more people, including four children, dying on Wednesday.

21 Jun 2022


Northeast floods deepen into major crisis; orange alert in Mumbai

The flood and landslide situation in the northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh has worsened into a major crisis with more deaths and devastation being reported on Monday.

20 Jun 2022


Assam floods: 11, including 2 cops, killed in 24 hours

The devastating Assam floods worsened on Sunday, with the deluge killing 11 more people, including three children and two cops, bringing the total toll to 73.

22 May 2022


Assam floods: 4 more deaths take toll to 18

As the floodwater entered new areas in Assam, four more deaths were reported on Saturday, taking the total death toll to 18.

19 May 2022


Assam flood situation deteriorates; heavy rain alert in Kerala districts

The flood situation in the Assam worsened further on Wednesday, with the number of affected people rising to 6.62 lakh in 27 districts of the state.

18 May 2022


Floods: Rain continues to batter Assam; death toll reaches 8

Floodwater entered fresh areas in Assam as incessant rainfall continued on Tuesday.

16 May 2022


Assam floods: Thousands affected; IAF choppers deployed for rescue ops

Thousands of people have been affected in the northeastern state of Assam as incessant heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in many parts of the state over the last few days.

Assam floods: 20 dead, 52 lakh affected; Centre releases funds

Assam battered due to floods, found no respite on Tuesday with the death toll reaching 20. The number of people who have been affected by incessant rains touched 52 lakh, while only 1.5 lakh have been taken to relief centers.

16 Jul 2019


Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert

As many as 30 out of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by floods, prompting the state government to sound a red alert on Monday.

14 Jul 2019


#AssamFloods: 7 dead, over 1.4 million affected as situation worsens

The flood situation worsened in Assam as four more districts were submerged on Saturday, taking the death toll to seven. Over 1.4 million people have been marooned.

24 Jun 2018


For Assam flood victims, Railways brings ray of hope

For thousands of flood-affected people in South Assam, train coaches have become their lifesaving shelter.

02 Jun 2018


Restoring faith: Congress-MLA from Assam carries, cremates body of poor-man

At a time when elected representatives have made it difficult for us to have faith in them, a Congress MLA from Assam cremated the body of a poor man.

30 Aug 2017


Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

Six states are already reeling under floods. Now the government has warned that 12 others might witness floods due to "extreme to very heavy rainfall".

30 Aug 2017


Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

Six states are already reeling under floods. Now the government has warned that 12 others might witness floods due to "extreme to very heavy rainfall".