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Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

30 Aug 2017 | By Gogona Saikia
Heavy rains and floods likely in these states

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".

Assam, Bihar, Odisha, Meghalaya, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are already heavily inundated. Hundreds have died and lakhs have been affected.

But rains in the future will sharply increase water levels of 14 rivers and tributaries.

In context: Heavy rains and floods likely in these states

30 Aug 2017Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which