For years, Assam and flood seem to have an unbreakable bond with each other. Every year Assam witnesses heavy rainfall which results in floods, waterlogging and displacement of thousands of people.
On June 17, 2022, in International Edition, ‘The New York Times’ newspaper highlights the Assam flood situation. It states about the climate change affecting the Northeastern region of India. The poor are the most unfortunate ones.
During this month, Assam and other Northeastern states have witnessed continuous heavy rainfall causing waterlogging in many places. These floodwaters and landslides have claimed the lives of a few.