Flood Situation In Assam Worsens, 2 More Dead, Nearly 9.3 Lakh People Affected

Until Saturday, greater than 4.6 lakh individuals have been affected on account of deluge throughout 21 districts. (File)

Guwahati:

The flood scenario in Assam worsened additional on Sunday with two extra individuals dropping their lives within the deluge which affected almost 9.three lakh individuals in 23 districts, the State Catastrophe Administration Authority (ASDMA) mentioned.

Based on the ASDMA every day flood report, one particular person died at Jonai income circle of Dhemaji district and one other at Udalguri income circle of Udalguri district on account of flood.

With two extra deaths, the fatalities on account of flood this yr has gone as much as 18.

ASDMA mentioned greater than 9.26 lakh individuals have been affected on account of floods in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Udalguri, Darrang, Nalbari, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Morigaon, Hojai, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and West Karbi Anglong districts.

Barpeta has emerged because the worst-hit district with almost 1.35 lakh individuals having been affected, adopted by Dhemaji with nearly one lakh individuals and Nalbari with greater than 96,000 individuals hit by this pure calamity.

SDRF, district administrations, civil defence and Inland Water Transport departments have evacuated 9,303 individuals over the past 24 hours in 5 districts, the report mentioned.

Until Saturday, greater than 4.6 lakh individuals have been affected because of the deluge throughout 21 districts.

At current, 2,071 villages are below water and 68,806.73 hectares of crop areas have been broken, ASDMA mentioned.

It additional mentioned authorities are working 193 reduction camps and distribution centres throughout 12 districts, the place 27,308 individuals have taken shelter.

The authorities have distributed a complete of 1,206.32 quintals of rice, dal and salt, and a pair of,195.92 litres of mustard oil together with different reduction supplies similar to tarpaulin, child meals, snacks, candle, match field, ingesting water, milk, biscuit and mosquito coil.

The Brahmaputra is flowing above the hazard mark at Guwahati, Nimatighat in Jorhat, Tezpur in Sonitpur, Goalpara city in Goalpara and Dhubri city in Dhubri districts.

Its tributaries Burhi Dihing at Chenimari in Dibrugarh, Dhansiri at Numaligarh in Golaghat, Jia Bharali at NT Street Crossing in Sonitpur, Kopili at Kampur in Nagaon, Puthimari at NH Street Crossing in Kamrup, Pagladiya at NT Street Crossing in Nalbari, Manas at NH Street Crossing at Barpeta, Beki at Street Bridge in Barpeta and Sankosh at Golakganj in Dhubri are flowing above the hazard mark.

Embankments, roads, bridges, culverts and lots of different infrastructure have been broken at numerous locations in Lakhimpur, Dibrugarh, Barpeta, Udalguri, Kamrup, Dhubri, Majuli, Kokrajhar, Dhemaji, Biswanath, Tinsukia, Jorhat, Morigaon, Hojai, Sivasagar and West Karbi Anglong districts.

Large erosions have been witnessed at completely different locations of Biswanath district, ASDMA mentioned.

ASDMA additionally mentioned {that a} whole of 92 camps out of 183 are affected on account of flood at Kaziranga Nationwide Park.

The flood has additionally affected 15,27,832 home animals and poultry throughout the state, it added.

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