Assam Floods: Over 120 Dead, 26.38 Lakh People Affected In 27 Districts

Whereas 97 individuals died in flood-related incidents, 26 have been killed in landslides. (File)


The flood state of affairs in Assam remained grim as yet one more individual died and 26.38 lakh individuals are affected in 27 of the states 33 districts on Saturday, a authorities report mentioned.

With the dying of 1 individual in Morigaon district, the rely on this 12 months’s flood and landslides has risen to 123.

Whereas 97 individuals died in flood-related incidents, 26 have been killed in landslides, the Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority (ASDMA) mentioned.

The ASDMA mentioned the variety of individuals affected by the deluge has been decreased by over 1.6 lakh since Friday, whereas that of the district elevated by one.

Goalpara continued to be probably the most affected district with 4.7 lakh individuals hit by the deluge, adopted by Barpeta (4.24 lakh) and Morigaon (3.75 lakh), it mentioned.

The Brahmaputra is flowing above the hazard mark at Guwahati, Tezpur, Dhubri and Goalpara cities. Its tributaries reminiscent of Dhansiri, Jia Bharali, Kopili, Beki and Sankosh at Golokoganj in Dhubri are additionally flowing above the hazard ranges at varied locations.

Roads, bridges, culverts and plenty of different infrastructure have been broken at varied locations in Biswanath, Lakhimpur, Dhubri, Chirang, Nagaon, Jorhat, Barpeta, Majuli districts.

Huge erosions have been witnessed at completely different locations of Biswanath, South Salmara, Chirang and Majuli districts, the ASDMA mentioned.

The district administrations are working 564 reduction camps and distribution centres throughout 19 districts, the place 47,772 individuals have taken shelter.

The ASDMA bulletin mentioned the floods have up to now claimed the lives of 127 animals of various species, whereas 157 others have been rescued in Kaziranga Nationwide Park.

The flooded districts are Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Sonitpur, Biswanath, Darrang, Baksa, Nalbari, Barpeta, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Charaideo, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, West Karbi Anglong and Cachar. 


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