Flood situation improves in Tripura, CM calls for review meet

Flood situation improves in Tripura, CM calls for review meet

An aerial view of flood-affected Kailashahar town in Unakoti district of Tripura on Friday, June 15, 2018. Three Mi 17 helicopters of Indian Air Force supplied 4.1 tons of food and other essentials. (PTI Photo)   Agartala, June 16, (PTI): The overall flood situation has slightly improved in Tripura even as over 40,000 people continue […]

Early monsoon creates havoc in NE

Early monsoon creates havoc in NE

Aizawl, June 13 (IANS/NNN): The Southwest Monsoon has already covered most parts of northeast India while the floods caused due to heavy rains are creating havoc in Tripura and Mizoram, officials said on Wednesday.   At least four people were killed in different places of Tripura as the flood waters inundated many villages, homes, and […]

7 districts still flood hit in Assam

Guwahati, September 4 (PTI): Seven districts of Assam are still affected by floods with the Brahmaputra and its tributaries flowing above the danger level at many places.   A population of 44,618 in the districts of Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Chirang, Morigaon, Nagaon, Jorhat and Cachar, a report by Assam State Disaster Management Authority said today.   […]

Bharti bats for interlinking of rivers to combat floods

New Delhi, August 26 (PTI): At a time when devastating floods have claimed over 700 lives in parts of the country, Union minister Uma Bharti today made a strong pitch for desilting and interlinking of rivers to combat the problem in the long run. In view of the floods in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, Water […]

Flood scene still grim in Assam, toll touches 39

Flood scene still grim in Assam, toll touches 39

  Guwahati, August 16 (IANS): The flood fury continued in Assam as the toll rose to 39 in the second wave of floods and over 3.3 million people continued to be marooned in 24 districts of Assam on Wednesday.   The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has cancelled over 70 trains and the Railway Board has […]

PM Modi promises help to flood-hit Assam

  NEW DELHI, AUGUST 14 (PTI): With the flood situation in Assam deteriorating, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal on Monday for the second time in as many days and said all possible support is being provided to the state.   The Prime Minister said the central government has been closely […]

3.5 lakh affected in renewed Assam floods

3.5 lakh affected in renewed Assam floods

  Guwahati, August 11 (AGENCIES): Following a brief reprieve, Assam was once again hit by a fresh wave of floods on Thursday as heavy rains battered the state leading to a deluge in at least 700 villages across 15 districts of the state affecting over 3.5 lakh people.   The current wave of flood according […]

Flood situation in Assam improves, one more person dies

Guwahati, July 22 (PTI): The flood situation in Assam improved today although one person died in the deluge and nearly 90,000 people are still affected in 11 districts of the state.   According to a report by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one person lost his life at Mayong revenue circle in Morigaon district. […]