Assam Flood Situation Worsens; 42 Dead, Over 13 Lakh Affected

Assam floods: NDRF perform rescue operations within the state

Guwahati:

The flood scenario in Assam worsened after 4 straight days of heavy rainfall. 42 individuals have died in flood-related incidents and 13 lakh affected. A extreme flood warning has been issued in Assam and neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh after water ranges of the Brahmaputra River crossed the hazard mark. Heavy rainfall is probably going until July 16, the India Meteorological Division (IMD), has stated in its newest bulletin.

The Brahmaputra is flowing above the hazard stage at Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Dhubri, Goalpara, Jorhat and Sonitpur districts.

The state catastrophe administration physique stated, intensive floods have been reported in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Udalguri, Darrang, Baksa, Nalbari, Barpeta, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, Goalpara, Kamrup, Morigaon, Nagaon, West Karbi Anglong, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts.

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Assam flood scenario worsens, NDRF rescues stranded individuals

Over 2,000 villages in 24 districts of the state have been inundated. Dhemaji in higher Assam and Barpeta in decrease Assam are the worst-hit. In Arunachal Pradesh, low-lying areas of Pasighat and Namsai are beneath water. Over 70 per cent of the Kaziranga Nationak Park can be flooded. Based on the wild life division, 41 animals have been killed, whereas 49 have been rescued in Kaziranga.

There are studies of deaths on account of landslide in Sonapur space, the Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority stated. Up to now, because the wet season began, floods and landslides have killed 70 individuals, based on the Assam authorities.

The state authorities has arrange 224 aid camps throughout 16 districts, the place over 21,000 individuals have presently been put up.

Embankments, roads, bridges, culverts and different infrastructure have been broken in heavy rain and landslides throughout the state. Huge erosion have been famous in Sonitpur, Nagaon, Udalguri, Chirang and Baksa districts, the state catastrophe administration physique stated.

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