flood Assam

Guwahati, Oct 15: The flood situation in Assam deteriorated on Friday as more areas had been inundated because of heavy rains in the past 24 hours. Two more districts were submerged. The number of affected districts in the third wave of floods this season in the northeastern state rose to 11.

According to the bulletin issued via way of means of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Lakhimpur, Kokrajhar, Majuli, Nagaon, and Tinsukia are the districts of the nation. Apart from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh additionally obtained heavy rainfall withinside the beyond few days.

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On Thursday, the range of flood-hit districts in Assam became nine. However, the range of affected people got here right all the way down to 41,287 on Friday in opposition to 50,839 the previous day. Lakhimpur is the worst-hit district withinside the nation. Over 26,000 humans are presently reeling under the deluge, reported.

As consistent with the ASDMA, the Brahmaputra river is flowing above the risk degree at Nematighat in Jorhat district and Tezpur. A total of 283 villages under 24 revenue were reportedly flooded.

Roads and different infrastructures were broken in Bishwanath, Bongaigaon, and Dhemaji. There are reviews of abrasion from numerous districts, inclusive of Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, and Tinsukia. Fairly large to scattered and remoted rainfall has been anticipated via way of means Guwahati Meteorological Centre withinside the nation till Saturday.

Notably, considering Monday, Assam has been witnessing the third wave of floods this season. In the first wave, around 200 people lost their lives in several flood-related incidents.