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West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.20

10 wards in Alipurduar submerged

Ten wards of Alipurduar were inundated after the town received over 300mm rain in 24 hours till Thursday morning. Around 10,000 people were affected by the inundation and many of them were stuck at h...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

North East  /  Published 28.06.20

Flood hits Assam, heavy rains forecast

As many as 21 districts and a population of over 4.6 lakh have been affected in the ongoing flood in Assam with water entering Dibrugarh town and coming threateningly close to entering the capital cit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Fresh tidal wave of woes for cyclone-hit

Large parts of the riverine belt of the Sunderbans in the North 24-Parganas as well as parts of South 24-Parganas were inundated by a heavy spring tide that started on Saturday morning and continued w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat

North East  /  Published 30.05.20

Flood threatens Dibrugarh village

Flood and erosion are threatening the very existence of Rongmola village under Chabua revenue circle in Assam’s Dibrugarh district even as the villagers battle the Covid-19 pandemic.The Brahmaputra ...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 30.05.20

Assam battles Covid amid deluge

Assam’s Covid-19 count galloped to 1,024, with the detection of 144 new cases on Friday, leading chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal to describe the prevailing situation as “extraordinary” as the ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.05.20

Death toll up, flood hits more people

Two flood-related deaths have been reported in Assam in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to five. The affected districts have come down to seven from nine but the number of people affected has gone ...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.05.20

Deluge claims one more life in Assam

Assam flood situation on Thursday remained unchanged though one more death was reported from Balijana revenue circle of Goalpara district, the worst affected district in the state. The first death was...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

1 dies in the first wave

Assam flood scene on Wednesday turned worse as the state reported first death this year because of the rising water level, which has affected over 2.71 lakh population in 11 districts amid spikes in C...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

Brahmaputra water level rises in Guwahati

The water level of the Brahmaputra in Guwahati is inching closer to the danger level, raising fear of floods in the low-lying areas.According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) here, the water leve...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

Floods hit summer paddy harvest

The first wave of floods in Assam has created panic among paddy cultivators across the state.Summer paddy cultivation usually starts in November and December and it is usually harvested in May.Accordi...
By Sarat Sarma in Nagaon


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