Natural disaster

Assam’s sorrow

Print edition : August 18, 2017

The flooded Katoguri village in Morigaon district of Assam. Photo: THE HINDU

Flood victims in a makeshift relief camp in Morigaon district. Photo: RITU RAJ KONWAR

A woman caught in the floods, with her child, at Khanamukh village. Photo: PTI

A herd of Indian hog deer swimming through the floodwaters in the Kaziranga National Park, about 250 kilometres east of Guwahati. Photo: BIJU BORO/AFP

Indian one-horned rhinoceros take shelter from the floodwaters on higher ground at the Kaziranga National Park. Photo: BIJU BORO/AFP

Flood-affected villagers being taken to safety in Morigaon district. Photo: PTI

Unprecedented floods cause devastation to life and property in 29 districts of the State, reviving the opposition to a mega dam project in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh.
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