Floods continue to ravage Assam: 87 dead today, 24. 19 lakh influenced, two,323 cities beneath water | Guwahati News

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GUWAHATI/KOKRAJHAR: ” There wasn’t any advancement Tuesday from the grim flood situation in Assam as the death toll increased by two to attain 87, while 24. 19 lakh individuals in 24 districts are changed, a government report stated.
Based on this daily flood bulletin from the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 1 man died at Raha at Nagaon district and the other at Morigaon city, taking the toll from the devastating flooding to 87.
The ASDMA report stated that at present two,323 villages around Assam are under 1 and water. 10 lakh hectares of crop area was damaged.
Moreover, landslides triggered by the rains and the floods have promised 26 lives so far this season, ” said.
The flood-affected districts include: Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Darrang, Baksa, Nalbari, Barpeta, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and Cachar.
The ASDMA report stated the mighty Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger marks in Dibrugarh, Dhubri and Goalpara cities, moreover in Nimatighat at Jorhat and Tezpur in Sonitpur districts.
its own tributary Dhansiri is flowing above the danger mark at Numaligarh at Golaghat district, Jia Bharali river in NT Road Found in Sonitpur, Kopili river in Dharamtul at Nagaon district, Beki river in Road Bridge at Barpeta and Kushiyara river in Karimganj town. Embankments, streets, bridges, culverts and lots of different infrastructures are ruined at different areas in Udalguri, Bongaigaon, Goalpara, Kokrajhar and Dibrugarh districts, ” the report stated.
Tremendous erosion was seen at distinct areas of Majuli, Baksa, Sonitpur and Udalguri districts,” it included.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal seen the erosion strike regions of Tulsijhara village nearby Hagrama bridge at Chirang district Tuesday and assessed that the devastations caused by Aie river.
He visited two flooding relief camps set up in colleges by Chirang district government and socialized with the offenders to take inventory of their government agencies being supplied to the affected men and women.
He told newsmen that the floodwaters of all Aie river have devastated huge tracts of agricultural property and influenced large amount of individuals in the Chirang and Bongaigaon districts.
Sonowal guaranteed immediate measures by the state authorities for an enduring solution to erosion and flood by Aie.
To a question on flooding in Assam due to swollen rivers from neighbouring Bhutan, the chief minister stated that the Centre will take up the issue with the authorities of the nation to an early solution to the matter.
asserted that he’s seen various flooding affected districts for a first hand understanding regarding the damages resulting from the deluge and the standard of services rendered by the district government to the affected people, he stated that the regional government are taking expeditious steps for assisting them.
Individuals in their role have extended their entire cooperation, ” he said. Sonowal stated the Narendra Modi government in the Centre has made sincere attempts to discover a permanent solution to the flooding and erosion issue of Assam.
Last evening, the chief minister had taken inventory of Covid-19 and flooding situation in Chirang, Bongaigaon and Goalpara districts at a meeting with senior district officials, sources said.
A complete 397 relief crews and distribution centers are opened in 18 districts in which 44,498 individuals have taken shelter now, the ASDMA report included.

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