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NGO appeals government to bring elephant stranded in Bangladesh. On June 27, it was reported that a wild female elephant was separated from her herd in Assam and floated along with the currents of the Brahmaputra river into the neighbouring country of ...
Dredging of the Brahmaputra river is being seriously considered by the Assam government as one of the answers to the problem of erosion that has gobbled up huge chunks of land on both banks of the river.
Meanwhile, an official release said that 70 relief camps have been set up in the affected districts to provide shelter to the affected people.
Flood and drought could bring down dynasties, and even poets and philosophers debated the best way to manage water: the Daoist tradition favoured a light touch, drawing off the excess with canals and allowing the river to flood widely, depositing rich ...
The Himalayan component and the ILR program hinge on the diversion of the Brahmaputra River's waters to the Ganga at the Farakka barrage, which would benefit Bangladesh too.
Water levels in 55 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre have marked rises and 31 stations recorded falls.
MIRZA, July 24 - The flood situation in South Kamrup district has worsened as the water level of the river Brahmaputra continued to show a rising trend today, inundating fresh areas of several villages in Palasbari, Chhaygaon, Goroimari and Boko ...
Officials of the Central Water Commission said that while the Brahmaputra river is flowing above danger level at Dibrugarh, Neematighat, Tezpur, Golapara and Dhubri, some of the tributaries of the Brahmaputra are also showing increasing trend.
ITANAGAR, Jul 24: Sadiya Ghat, which was closed since yesterday because of rising water level of the Brahmaputra River, has been opened for vehicular movement.
Flood situation worsened in Jamalpur as water level of Brahmaputra and Jamuna Rivers has risen at Bahadurabad point leaving 50,000 people marooned, reports our correspondent.
TEZPUR, July 24 - Floodwaters of the tributaries of River Brahmaputra, including Jiabharali, Gabharu, Belsiri and Panchnoi, have submerged many areas of Sonitpur district.
Dr Ahmed said that the police is closely monitoring the developments along the Brahmaputra river. But so far, there are no reports of any suspicious activities or infiltration bids through the Brahmaputra river. Operations along the Brahmaputra river ...
According to a Central Water Commission report, the Brahmaputra has been flowing a metre above the danger level at Neematighat.
The Brahmaputra continued to flow above the danger level in Dibrugarh. At 4pm on Saturday, the river was flowing at 106.06 metre against the danger mark of 105.70 metre.
The swollen Brahmaputra river and its tributaries have overflown their banks in Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Morigaon, Jorhat, Dhemaji, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Nagaon, Chirang, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Nagaon and Dhubri districts.
TINSUKIA, July 24 - Due to incessant rainfall since the last few days in Tinsukia district and the catchment areas of Arunachal Pradesh, the water level of River Brahmaputra and its tributaries namely, Dibru, Dhola, Doomdooma, Na Dihing, Buri Dihing ...