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GUWAHATI: The flooding situation in Assam enhanced on Sunday, although almost seven lakh people across 17 districts continue to suffer with the deluge, officials said.
As stated by this daily flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), over 6.8 lakh individuals are affected because of the flooding from Dhemaji, Biswanath, Chirang, Darrang, Nalbari, Barpeta, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat and Tinsukia districts.
Barpeta is your worst-hit with more than 3. 98 lakh people affected, followed by South Salmara with over 87,000 individuals and Goalpara with over 78,200 individuals.
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), district administrations and local individuals have rescued 210 people throughout the past 24 hours at four districts, the bulletin said.
Until Saturday, over 10. 75 lakh people were suffering as a result of deluge across 18 districts.
The entire amount of individuals losing their lives up to now in this season’s flooding and landslide stands 61 throughout the country, of that 37 were murdered by the flooding and also 24 expired because of landslides.
Currently, 1,073 villages are under water and 45,175. 93 hectares of harvest areas are ruined, the ASDMA explained.
It further stated government are conducting 62 relief camps and supply centers around five districts, in which 4,852 individuals are taking refuge today.
The police have distributed a total of two,543. 64 quintals of rice, dal and sodium, also 203.7 litres of olive oil alongside other relief materials like tarpaulin, infant food, wheat germ, face mask, candle and soap.
Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger marks in Nimatighat in Jorhat and Dhubri city in Dhubri districts.
Its tributaries Jia Bharali in N T Road Crossing at Sonitpur and Kopili in Dharamtul at Nagaon are flowing above the danger marks.
Roads, bridges, culverts and lots of other infrastructure are ruined at different areas in Lakhimpur, Barpeta, Bongaigaon and Dhubri districts.
Enormous erosions are seen at distinct areas of Baksa district, ” ASDMA explained.
It also stated a total of 26 camps from 223 in Kaziranga National Park, two from 40 peaks in Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park and 12 from 25 peaks in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary have been influenced by the deluge.
The deluge has up to now claimed the lives of 44 distinct creatures in Kaziranga National Park, the ministry stated quoting an official of the Eastern Assam Wildlife Division.
The flooding has also influenced 13,44,075 domestic animals and poultry throughout the country during the past 24 hours,” it included.