Assam floods: 12 more people die in Assam floods, death toll crosses 100, 55 lakh affected in 32 districts
Assam Floods: in Assam seasonal floods On Wednesday also it looked very serious. The water level of Brahmaputra, Barak rivers is increasing continuously. Officials said 12 more people have died in the floods in the state. While 55 lakh people have been affected in 32 districts. Officials said the rising waters of the two major rivers of the state, the Brahmaputra and the Barak, have led to flooding in new areas. Four died in Hojai district, three each in Barpeta and Nalbari and two in Kamrup district.
He said that so far 101 people have died in the state due to floods and landslides. He said the situation in Karimganj and Hailakandi in Barak Valley was still critical. According to the bulletin issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 32 out of 36 districts of the state are affected by the floods. As a result, 55,42,053 people have been affected by the floods.
River flowing above danger mark
According to the bulletin of the Central Water Commission, Kopili river in Kampur in Nagaon district and Brahmaputra river in Nimtighat, Tezpur, Guwahati, Kamrup, Gwalpara and Dhubri and Puthimari, Pagaldia, Beki, Barak, Kushiara rivers are flowing above danger level. scar. In Kamrup and Karimganj, floods and landslides were also reported in the urban areas of Barpeta, Cachar, Darang, Gwalpara, Kamrup (Metro) and Karimganj during the day.
Government is running 1,687 relief camps in 127 districts
The state government is running 1687 relief camps in 127 districts. In Barpeta alone, 88,000 people live in relief camps. The bulletin said that around 60,000 animals were trapped in the floods. About 2,600 houses were completely or partially damaged. 3,652 people stranded in 11 affected districts were rescued on Tuesday. Apart from this, landslides have also occurred in Hailakandi, Guwahati and Patarkandi. The flood situation in the Brahmaputra, Barak and their tributaries in the state also remained grim on Tuesday.
CM Himanta Biswa Sarma visited flood affected areas with NDRF team
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma sat in a boat along with the NDRF team on Wednesday to review the flood situation in various parts of Nagaon district. Earlier, he had visited relief camps in flood-hit Nalbari and Kamrup districts and said that a relief package would be announced soon.