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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, first wave of floods hit Assam

Guwahati/IBNS: Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the northeastern state of Assam was hit by the first wave of flooding, leaving several villages submerged.

Assam CM Sonowal directs completion of embankment construction in Kaziranga within May 30

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday inspected the construction work of embankment by Water Resource Department from Morihula to Agoratoli range as a protection measure for Kaziranga National Park (KNP). While surveying the work, he directed the department to complete the embankment project within May 30.

Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Puducherry

Puducherry/UNI: Incessent heavy rain lashed Puducherry and its suburbs since Friday night disrupting normal life in this Union Territory.

Indian army, Assam Rifles personnel rescue villagers in flood-hit Dimapur in Nagaland

Guwahati/IBNS: Around 300 families have been affected after the flood waters of Diphu and Dhansiri river submerged several colonies and villages in Nagaland's Dimapur.

Five districts in Bihar hit by flood, toll rises to 42

Patna, Oct 1 (UNI) More than 1.7 million people are hit by flood due to swelling of rivers following incessant rains in 15 districts of the state even as two IAF choppers continued to drop food packets in the state capital for the second consecutive day on Tuesday.

Mermaid in disaster: Model Aditi Singh poses in Patna flood, pictures trend on social media

Patna: Despite the calamity in the eastern state of Bihar, model Aditi Singh found some reasons to cheer at a time Patna is submerged in water due to flood caused by incessant rain for the last three days. Her images drew cheers and a few boos as well.

Assam receives no central aid for flood fury

Guwahati, Aug 13 (IBNS): While Assam is facing devastating flood and erosion every year and several hundred of people have lost their lives in the natural fury, the state has received no central aid for flood management since 2014 apart from its share in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).

Will reach out to PM Modi and seek assistance for flood-hit Wayanad: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/Wayanad, Aug 9 (IBNS): Congress MP from Kerala's Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi, said he will reach out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seek the central government's assistance for his parliamentary constituency which is suffering due to flood.

Eleven people killed in Karnataka as flood situation turns worse

Bengaluru, Aug 8 (UNI): Unprecedented floods that has ravaged 15 out of 30 districts in Karnataka, especially in the Krishna river course in Karnataka is turning grim throwing normal life out of gear, even as 11 deaths were reported connected to rain related incidents during last two weeks.

Assam flood: Congress MLA seen carrying relief materials on his back

Guwahati, July 23 (IBNS): When several lakh people having been affected in the devastating floods of Assam, a Congress MLA has shown his humanitarian side to help the flood affected people.

BSF’s four border outposts along Bangladesh border submerged by flood waters

Guwahati, July 14 (IBNS): While 25 districts in Assam are reeling under flood waters with over 14.17 lakh people affected, the flood waters also submerged several Border Out Posts (BOPs) of the Border Security Force (BSF) along the Ind-Bangladesh border and CRPF camps in the state.

Over 14.06 lakh people of 25 districts affected, death toll rose to 7

Guwahati, July 13 (IBNS): Assam flood situation worsened after seven people died and over 14.06 lakh affected in the current flood in the state.

Flood situation still grim in Assam, over 70,000 people affected

Guwahati, July 10 (IBNS): The flood situation in Assam remained grim as over 70,000 people of eight district of the state are affected in the current flood.

Over 20,000 people of six districts of Assam affected in fresh flood

Guwahati, June 29 (IBNS): Over 20,000 people are affected in fresh flood in Assam after the flood waters submerged 20 villages in six districts of the state.

Kerala Floods: Vijayan says UAE offered Rs 700 crore

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 21 (IBNS): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Tuesday that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has made an offer of Rs 700 crore for the flood hit state.