There seems to be marginal let up in the overall flood situation on Thursday. The waterlevels of the Brahmaputra have stopped surging following a temporary halt in the rains that lashed many parts of the state during the last couple of days.
But more than 3 lakh people are still remained marooned due to the flood waters in many places across the state till Thursday.
According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority, more than 21,700 people were affected as of now in 29 villages in the worst-hit Barpeta, Dhemaji, Morigaon, Lakhimpur and Chirang districts.
The highest number of people were hit in Lakhimpur district with nearly 18,000 persons still suffering due to the floods, followed by Barpeta with 1,500 people being affected at present.
13 Aug 2010 - 12:27pm | Mowsam Hazarika
The State has set a target of 46 lakh MT rice production for the year 2010-11 but abnormal weather conditions, i.e., dry spell and low rainfall, could hinder accomplishment of the target. State...
2 Dec 2007 - 12:27pm | editor
Govt postpones Constabulary interviews The recruitment test and interview for the post of AD Constable in Darrang district for candidates bearing Roll no. 5001 to 5200 will be held on December 5 at...
1 Aug 2016 - 12:47pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
Security forces belonging to Police,Army and Cobra battalion of CRPF apprehended a cadre of NDFB(Songbijit faction) from Mainaguri area in Kokrajhar district on Sunday morning. Getting an input...