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Recent Flood Event in Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India as Assessed Using Remote Sensing Data
The Brahmaputra basin covers a geographical area of 580,000 km2, spreading over China, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan. India is the middle riparian country between China and Bangladesh on the Brahmaputra river which originates from the Angsi glacier in Tibet1. The catchment of the Brahmaputra within India spreads across the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Nagaland and Sikkim. Flooding is a regular phenomenon in the lower catchment of the Brahmaputra.
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