Flood in assam get worsen

The situation in Assam worsened after heavy rainfall from four days. A severe flood warning has been issued in Assam and neighboring Arunachal Pradesh after water levels of the Brahmaputra River crossed the danger mark. And it will continue till 16 July according to India Meteorological Department (IMD). The Brahmaputra iat the danger level at Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Dhubri, Goalpara, Jorhat and Sonitpur districts.

According to disaster management, 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.

2,000 villagers in 24 districts in the state have been affected. According to wildlife department, 41 animals have been killed, while 49 were rescued in Kaziranga. 44 peoples have died in flood incident and 13 lakh affected. The state government has set up 224 relief camps across 16 districts, where over 21,000 people have currently been put up. There are reports of deaths due to landslide in Sonapur area.

State government has setup 224 relief camps across 16 districts, where over 21,000 people have currently been put up. “A total of 11 search and rescue teams of NDRF are pre-positioned deployed in Assam in Jorhat, Bongaigaon, Kamrup Metro, Kamrup Rural, Baksa, Barpeta, Cachar, Sivasagar, Sonitpur, Dhemaji and Tinsukia. NDRF control room keeping a close watch in other flood-affected areas,” it said.

Many roads, bridges, culverts, buildings, dam have been damaged due to heavy rainfall and landslides across the state.

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