Flood Situation Improves in Assam, 3.89 Lakh in 17 Districts Still Affected

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The flood state of affairs in Assam improved significantly on Monday because the water receded from huge areas of the state, although yet another individual misplaced his life within the deluge and round 3.89 lakh people in 17 districts are still affected, an official bulletin mentioned.

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The count of flood-hit people decreased by 4.65 lakh since Sunday whereas that of the district was down by two.

According to the each day flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one individual drowned at Manikpur space of Bongaigaon district.

This yr”s flood and landslides have thus claimed 136 lives throughout the state to date. While 110 people died in flood-related incidents, 26 had been killed in landslides.

At current, 494 villages and 32,028.83 hectare of crop areas have been below water within the state, ASDMA mentioned.

Goalpara continues to be the worst-hit district with round 1.73 lakh people affected, adopted by Bongaigaon with greater than 49,800 people and Morigaon with over 48,100 affected people.

ASDMA mentioned that the authorities are working 39 aid camps and distribution centres throughout 9 districts, where 7,181 people have taken shelter.

The Brahmaputra river is flowing above the hazard mark at Dhubri city, Nimatighat in Jorhat and Tezpur in Sonitpur districts.

Its tributaries Dhansiri, Jia Bharali and Kopili are additionally flowing above the hazard ranges.

The flood has affected 3,84,298 home animals and poultry throughout the state over the last 24 hours, ASDMA added.

Roads and lots of different infrastructure have been broken at varied locations in Chirang, Barpeta and Kokrajhar districts.

Massive erosions have been witnessed at totally different locations of Chirang and Kokrajhar districts, ASDMA mentioned.

The 17 flood-hit districts are Dhemaji, Biswanath, Baksa, Nalbari, Barpeta, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat and Sivasagar districts.

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