Guwahati, May 17: Flood has created havoc in numerous districts of Assam. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) noted that floods have affected around 2 lakh people in 20 districts of the state. Cachar district recorded flood-associated deaths, even as 3 died in Dima Hasao because of landslides.
The calamity has affected 1,97,248 people in 652 villages. The 20 districts which have been stricken by floods in Assam are Bajali, Baksa, Biswanath, Cachar, Charaideo, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Dima Hasao, Hojai, Kamrup, Karbi Anglong West, Kokrajhar, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sonitpur, Tamulpur, and Udalguri.
Hojai is the worst-hit district in which 78,157 humans had been affected because of the flood observed through Cachar in which 51,357 humans are affected. 16645.61 hectares of cropland are underwater.
Authorities have opened 67 alleviation camps and alleviation distribution centers presenting safe haven to 32,959 humans. River Brahmaputra is flowing above its risk mark at Neamatighat even as Kopili is flowing above the risk degree mark at Kampur.
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), and Fire and Emergency Services had been deployed to perform rescue operations withinside the flood-hit areas.
The ASDMA is knowledgeable that embankments had been breached at sixteen locations, even as many roads, bridges, and homes had been finished or partly broken.
Dima Hasao getting reduced from the relaxation of the state. “All roads and railways main to Haflong are blocked on account that May 15,” the ASDMA bulletin said.
The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is knowledgeable that Railways is now looking to repair the broken line at Lumding-Badarpur phase in Dima Hasao and re-beginning the education offerings to South Assam, Manipur, Tripura, and Mizoram.
Pictures of broken New Haflong Railway Station surfaced on social media. The pictures confirmed that it changed into absolutely inundated with particles and an empty passenger educate status on the station.