Flood Situation

Guwahati, July 05: The flood situation in Assam progressed barely on Monday because the water receded from  greater districts of the nation. However, around 14 lakh human beings throughout 22 districts are nonetheless affected and hold to be afflicted by the flood. Other than the human loss, over 40,000 hectares of cropland throughout 14 districts also are affected.

According to the each-day flood file issued with the aid of using the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), the flood claimed one greater life, that of a child, withinside the Cachar district. Moreover, one greater character stays lacking in the equal district, the file added.

The devastating floods and landslides have thus far claimed a hundred and eighty lives in Assam in 2022. While 162 human beings have died in flood-associated incidents, 18 had been killed in landslides.

As many as 24 districts of the nation which include Bajali, Barpeta, Biswanath, Cachar, Chirang, Darrang, Dibrugarh, Dima Hasao, Goalpara, Golaghat, Hailakandi, Hojai, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Karimganj, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sivasagar, Sonitpur, Tamulpur and Udalguri districts are nonetheless suffering from the flood, the ASDMA file similarly added.

According to the ASDMA file, Cachar remains the worst-affected district for the beyond numerous days with almost 6.69 lakh human beings affected, at the same time as over 3.63 lakh human beings in Nagaon, over 1.79 lakh in Morigaon and a complete of 56,021 human beings in Barpeta are nonetheless struggling because of the calamity.

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With the development withinside the flooded state of affairs, the government in 18 districts is going for walks in 325 comfort camps and 51 comfort distribution centres in which 1,55,271 human beings are presently lodged, the file stated.

The flood has affected almost 5.36 lakh cattle and chickens throughout 9 districts withinside the closing 24 hours.

As in keeping with the ASDMA file, the river Brahmaputra is flowing above the risk mark in Dhubri, at the same time as its tributaries Disang at Nanglamuraghat in Sivasagar, Burhiding at Khowang in Dibrugarh and Kopili at Dharamtul in Nagaon are flowing above the risk degree mark.