Assam floods: Over one lakh affected, situation remains critical in four districts of state
Flood situation in Assam remain critical in four district with 38,000 people still affected in the deluge, even as some areas showed signs of improvement.
Guwahati: Flood situation in Assam remain critical in four district with 38,000 people still affected in the deluge, even as some areas showed signs of improvement.
According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 1,01,809 people are reeling under flood waters in Lakhimpur and Karimganj districts.
The ASDMA said 100 villages are under water, while 783 hectares of crop land have been damaged.
Authorities are running 16 relief camps and distribution points, where hundreds of people are taking shelter at this moment.
River Dhansiri at Numaligarh in Golaghat district and Jia Bharali at N T Road Crossing in Sonitpur district were flowing above danger level, while 3,369 hectare of farmland with standing crops was inundated in four districts except Udalguri and Nalbari, the report said.
The infrastructure damage includes breach of an agricultural embankment and a PWD road in Lakhimpur district, an embankment in Sonitpur district along with severe erosion in Morigaon district.
While twenty-one people were killed after a wall collapsed on shanties in Chembur, ten people were killed in Vikhroli as some hutments collapsed
People of Assam have voted for the BJP for the second consecutive term as they have realised that there is no place for 'aatankwad' (insurgency) and 'andolan' (agitation) in the state, Shah asserted
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