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Flood situation improves in Assam; 3.89 lakh in 17 districts still affected

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Flood situation improves in Assam

The flood situation in Assam improved significantly on Monday because the water receded from huge areas of the state, although yet one more individual misplaced his life in the deluge and round 3.89 lakh individuals in 17 districts are still affected, an official bulletin mentioned. The variety of flood-hit individuals 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 individuals died in flood-related incidents, 26 have been killed in landslides.

At current, 494 villages and 32,028.83 hectares of crop areas have been underwater in the state, ASDMA mentioned.

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

ASDMA mentioned that the authorities are working 39 aid camps and distribution centres throughout 9 districts, the place 7,181 individuals 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 past 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 completely 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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