Why Assam faces floods every year3 min read . Updated: 18 Jul 2017, 07:26 PM IST
While natural topography and excess rain are obvious causes, floods are also caused by human interventions like encroachment, lack of drainage, hill cutting and deforestation
New Delhi: Year after year, the biggest state in the northeastern region, Assam, is ravaged by floods. It displaces thousands and damages property worth billions—but lessons are rarely learnt.
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