June 28, 2022


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Assam flood information: Assam flood scenario grim, 54.5 lakh hit, 12 extra deaths reported

The flood scenario in Assam remained grim on Thursday with over 54.5 lakh folks nonetheless affected and 12 recent deaths reported, officers mentioned. The toll because of the flood since mid-Could is now 101, they mentioned.

Brahmaputra and Barak rivers together with its tributaries are in spate in many of the affected districts and huge tracts of land remained inundated in 32 of the full 36 districts within the state. The flood waters, nonetheless, receded in just a few locations.

Altogether 3658 individuals had been evacuated with the assistance of 276 boats throughout the state by NDRF, SDRF and different companies in the course of the day, in accordance with the bulletin.

Over 14,500 marooned folks have been rescued by the NDRF in 12 flood-affected districts of Assam, an official mentioned.

The first Battalion Catastrophe Response Power of NDRF swung into rescue operations within the affected districts and deployed greater than 70 boats and 400 males within the closely flooded districts, its assistant commandant Santosh Kumar Singh advised PTI.

A further eight groups from different battalions with 207 personnel had been airlifted to Silchar since Tuesday, he mentioned.

The rescue operations are being performed by NDRF in Kamrup, Kamrup Rural, Bongaigaon, Barpeta, Bajali, Hojai, Nalbari, Darang, Tamulpur, Nagaon, Udalguri, and Cachar, Singh mentioned.

The drive can also be engaged in aiding the district administrations in distributing reduction supplies to the affected folks, he mentioned.

In line with the Central Water Fee (CWC) bulletin Kopili river is flowing above the hazard stage at Kampur in Nagaon district, Disang river in Sivasagar, Brahmaputra at Nimatighat, Tezpur, Goalpara and Dhubri, Barak river at Karimganj, Cachar and Hailakandi district and Kushiara at Karimganj.

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districts – Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj had been severely hit by the rising water of Barak and Kushiara rivers. Silchar city is submerged for the final 4 days on account of a breach in an embankment.

A complete 2,32,002 folks have been by the flood in 565 villages in Cachar district, 2,81,271 in 469 villages of Karimganj and over 51,000 in 98 villages in Hailakandi.

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is scheduled to go to Silchar on Thursday to evaluate the flood scenario within the Valley.

A complete inhabitants 54,57,601 had been affected in 32 districts of the state.

The worst affected districts are Barpeta the place 11,29,390 are affected, adopted by Kamrup with 7,89,496, Dhubri with 5,97,153 and Nagaon with 5,03,450 folks within the flood, in accordance with a bulletin of the Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority (ASDMA) on Thursday.

City flooding was reported from Cachar, Darrang, Goalpara, Karimganj and Morigaon.

The devastating floods brought on by incessant rainfall has affected 112 income circles and 4941 villages forcing 2,71,125 folks to take shelter in 845 reduction camps, it mentioned.

Aid supplies had been distributed from 1026 supply factors among the many flood hit who haven’t taken shelter within the reduction camps.

Landslides had been reported from Bethany village in Dima Hasao district and 19 homes had been broken at varied places at Barthal in Karimganj, in accordance with the ASDMA bulletin.

The flood has broken 218 roads and 20 bridges, in addition to breaching two embankments in Kamrup district. A crop space of 99,026 hectares and 33,17,086 animals have been affected.

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Giant scale erosion was additionally reported from Baksa, Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, Nalbari and Udalguri, the ASDMA mentioned.