Assam floods: More than 25,000 people affected, 10 deaths

Guwahati (Assam): Around 25,000 people throughout six districts of Assam have actually been affected by the very first wave of floods in the state this year. Three  individuals consisting of a woman died in landslide cases in Haflong location in Dima Hasao area on Saturday. More than 10 people have died till Saturday as reported from various districts.
Complying with unrelenting rains in Assam as well as neighbouring states, Meghalaya, and also Arunachal Pradesh– in the previous number of days, the water level of several rivers are slowly increasing as well as the water in Kopili river is moving above the risk level mark.

According to the flooding records of Assam State Disaster Administration Authority (ASDMA), till May 14, a total amount of 24,681 people in 94 towns in six districts – Cachar, Dhemaji, Hojai, Karbi Anglong West, Nagaon and Kamrup (Metro) have actually been affected in the initial spell of flood. The flooding waters have also immersed 1732.72 hectares of cropland in the flood hit areas.

More than 21,000 individuals have been influenced alone in Cachar area. The Military, para-military forces, SDRF, Fire as well as Emergency Solutions on Saturday had actually saved 2,150 people from flood-hit locations of Cachar district. Numerous roads, bridges, and irrigation canals were damaged in Hojai, Lakhimpur, Nagaon areas.

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