Explained: Why does Assam flood every year and what’s the state doing about it?

Over 120 people have died in this year so far.

WrittenBy:NL Team

Over 120 people have died in Assam this year in floods and rain-related incidents. Since June 21, at least 32 of the 35 districts have been affected.

Flooding is an annual problem in the Northeastern state, resulting in loss of life, livelihoods and infrastructure. Why does this happen? And what is the government doing about it?


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