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Category: Dam Collapse
Last updated: Aug 20 2017 01:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Floods devastate Bihar; 56 dead so far 15.8.2017 Rediff: News
About 1.82 lakh people have been evacuated to safe places by the rescue teams in last 48 hours.
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15-metre dyke breach inundates Kaliabor 15.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
15-metre dyke breach inundates Kaliabor
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Bihar CM surveys flood-hit areas as 41 die in 7 northern districts 15.8.2017 TOI: Patna
Rail, road traffic affected, embankments breached at six points
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Floods in Assam: lessons to learn 14.8.2017 Deccan Herald - Opinion
The recent flood that devastated Assam was the worst natural catastrophe in several years, according to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority. The mighty Brahmaputra, a trans-boundary river, is braided and unstable in its entire reach in Assam and annually floods the state. These floods also affect the neighbouring states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur. The Brahmaputra Board, established in 1980, is a central government body that is tasked to carry out surveys and investigations in the Brahmaputra Valley and prepare a masterplan for the control of floods, bank erosion and improvement of drainage. Its responsibilities are related to the development and management of the Brahmaputra and Barak basins, but the implementation of all programmes is still far from satisfactory. But is the government's responsibility solely limited to constructing embankments to prevent floods? Assam is a classic case of such a piecemeal, temporary solution through a lengthy chain of embankments. Assam has 423 ...
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Heavy rains, water released by Nepal maroon hundreds in UP 14.8.2017 Zee News : States
At least two persons were killed and two others washed away in a deluge induced by heavy rains in Maharajganj on Monday even as monsoon torrents and water released by neighbouring Nepal continued to cause havoc in the eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh.
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Heavy rains, water released by Nepal maroon hundreds in UP 14.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At least two persons were killed and two others washed away in a deluge induced by heavy rains in Maharajganj on Monday even as monsoon torrents and water released by neighbouring Nepal continued to cause havoc in the eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh.
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Quick evacuation is priority in flood-hit Bihar 14.8.2017 Rediff: News
The floods have hit more than 10 lakh people in 15 districts. Army columns, IAF helicopters, and NDRF and SDRF teams have been deployed to speed up evacuation.
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Floods take critical turn in Assam, Bihar: At least 110 dead, over 22 lakh affected 14.8.2017 Zee News : India National
The flood situation has taken a critical turn in Assam and parts of Bihar after incessant rains lash the states.
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100 villages hit in Morigaon district 14.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
100 villages hit in Morigaon district
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66 villages affected by flood in Majuli 14.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
66 villages affected by flood in Majuli
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State flood situation grim 14.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
State flood situation grim
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Flood creates havoc in Assam: 10 more killed, PM assures help 14.8.2017 Zee News : States
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who toured various flood-affected areas in Dibrugarh district, an official release said.
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Flood creates havoc in Assam: 10 more killed, PM assures help 13.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The flood situation today deteriorated in Assam, where the Army was called out for rescue operations as 10 more people were killed and 22.5 lakh affected in 21 districts. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who toured various flood-affected areas in Dibrugarh district, an official release said. "The prime minister expressed concern and assured all possible help and support to the state government in handling the situation," the statement said. Sonowal informed Modi about the devastation caused by the flood in middle and upper Assam and the disruption to vehicular movement on National Highway 37, the lifeline between the two areas. The Armys Red Horns Division of the Gajraj Corps has dispatched multiple teams after receiving calls for help from various district administrations, a defence spokesperson said. Following todays toll in flood-related incidents, the total number of persons losing their lives in this years flood-related incidents in the state went up to ...
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Flood creates havoc in Assam as 10 more killed, PM Modi assures help 13.8.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
At present, 22.5 lakh people are affected in 21 districts
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Assam floods: 10 more killed, thousands evacuated 13.8.2017 Rediff: News
'The prime minister expressed concern and assured all possible help to the state,' CMO said.
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Flood creates havoc in Assam; 10 more killed taking death toll to 99 13.8.2017 Hindu: Home
At present, 22.5 lakh people are affected in 21 districts, ASDMA said.
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18 relief camps set up in Dibrugarh district 13.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
18 relief camps set up in Dibrugarh district
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Majuli embankment breached, 65 villages submerged 13.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Majuli embankment breached, 65 villages submerged
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Lakhimpur flood situation grim 13.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Lakhimpur flood situation grim
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100-year-old Ras Mandir goes under water 13.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
100-year-old Ras Mandir goes under water
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