Assam flooding dissipates; 2 dead, almost 9.3 lakh individuals hit | Guwahati News


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GUWAHATI: The flooding situation in Assam worsened farther on Sunday with two persons losing their lives at the deluge which influenced almost 9.3 lakh individuals in 23 districts, the State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said.
As stated by this ASDMA daily flooding report, 1 man died at Jonai earnings circle of Dhemaji district and another at Udalguri earnings group of Udalguri district because of flooding.
With just two deaths, the deaths due to flooding this season has become 18.
ASDMA stated over 9. 26 lakh people have been affected because 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 since the worst-hit district with almost 1. 35 lakh individuals having been influenced, followed closely by Dhemaji with nearly 1 lakh individuals and Nalbari with over 96,000 men struck by this natural calamity.
SDRF, district administrations, civil defence and Inland Water Transport departments have evacuated 9,303 individuals throughout the past 24 hours at five districts, the report stated.
Until Saturday, over 4.6 lakh individuals were changed as a result of deluge across 21 districts.
Currently, two,071 villages are under water and 68,806. 73 hectares of harvest areas are damaged, ASDMA explained.
It said police are conducting 193 relief camps and supply centers across 12 districts, in which 27,308 individuals have taken refuge.
The police have distributed a total of 1,206. 32 quintals of rice, dal and salt, and two,195. 92 litres of olive oil alongside other relief materials like tarpaulin, infant food, snacks, candle, game box, drinking water, milk, biscuit and mosquito coil.
The Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark at Guwahati, Nimatighat at Jorhat, Tezpur at Sonitpur, Goalpara city in Goalpara and Dhubri city in Dhubri districts.
Its tributaries Burhi Dihing in Chenimari at Dibrugarh, Dhansiri in Numaligarh at Golaghat, Jia Bharali in NT Road Crossing at Sonitpur, Kopili in Kampur at Nagaon, Puthimari in NH Road Crossing at Kamrup, Pagladiya in NT Road Crossing at Nalbari, Manas in NH Road Crossing in Barpeta, Beki at Road Bridge at Barpeta and Sankosh in Golakganj at Dhubri are flowing above the danger mark.
Embankments, streets, bridges, culverts and a number of other infrastructure are ruined at different areas in Lakhimpur, Dibrugarh, Barpeta, Udalguri, Kamrup, Dhubri, Majuli, Kokrajhar, Dhemaji, Biswanath, Tinsukia, Jorhat, Morigaon, Hojai, Sivasagar and West Karbi Anglong areas.
Enormous erosions are seen at distinct areas of Biswanath district, ASDMA explained.
ASDMA also said a total of 92 peaks from 183 are influenced because of flooding at Kaziranga National Park.
The flooding has also influenced 15,27,832 domestic animals and poultry throughout the country, it also added.


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