Assam floods Hits Three dead, nearly 5.74 lakh People in 22 Districts Affected

Assam floods Hits Three dead, nearly 5.74 lakh People in 22 Districts Affected

Assam Floods:The flood scenario in Assam has deteriorated with over 22 out of 34 districts and practically 5.74 lakh individuals being affected, as of Tuesday.

A baby drowned in floodwaters in Morigaon district on Tuesday, taking the demise toll to 3 because of flood-related incidents within the state this yr.

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According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), practically 5.74 lakh individuals of twenty-two districts — Barpeta, Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Goalpara, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup, Kamrup (Metro), Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sivasagar, Sonitpur, South Salmara, Tinsukia — are affected within the present deluge.

Nalbari is the worst-hit district with greater than 1.10 lakh individuals affected, adopted by 1.09 lakh individuals in Darrang, 1.08 lakh individuals in Lakhimpur, 65,300 individuals in Majuli, 33,200 individuals in Dhemaji, 23,500 individuals in Biswanath, 23,300 individuals in Golaghat, 18,300 individuals in Sivasagar, 16,200 individuals in Nagaon, 16,700 individuals in Kamrup (Metro), 13,800 individuals in Jorhat district.

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Over 1,200 villages beneath 61 income circles are reeling beneath floodwaters.

The floodwaters from the Brahmaputra river and its tributaries inundated 39,831 hectares of agricultural land within the flood-hit districts.

More than 4,000 individuals have been shifted to 26 reduction camps arrange by the district administration of 14 districts.

The ASDMA flood report said that greater than 3.54 lakh animals have been affected within the present wave of floods.

The rescue groups of SDRF, fireplace service, district administration on Tuesday rescued 1,018 individuals, 1,456 animals in Barpeta, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Majuli and Morigaon district.

The flood waters on Tuesday broken 50 roads in six districts together with 29 roads in Morigaon district.

Meanwhile, 18 anti-poaching camps out of 25 camps have been affected in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in central Assam’s Morigaon district.

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