Guwahati: The flood scenario in Assam has deteriorated with six extra individuals, together with two kids, dropping their lives and practically 7.2 lakh individuals coming beneath the impression of the deluge throughout 22 districts.

In keeping with the day by day flood report of the Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority (ASDMA), 4 individuals drowned in Kampur income circle of Nagaon district.

One individual at Doboka in Hojai district and a baby at Silchar in Cachar, too, died because of the flood, it mentioned on Sunday.

The loss of life toll because of the flood and landslides this 12 months has now gone as much as 24 throughout Assam.

ASDMA mentioned greater than 7,19,540 individuals have been impacted in a number of districts – Barpeta, Biswanath, Cachar, Darrang, Goalpara, Golaghat, Hailakandi, Jorhat, Kamrup, Karbi Anglong West, Karimganj, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, Nagaon, Sonitpur and Udalguri.

Nagaon is the worst hit with nearly 3.46 lakh individuals in misery, adopted by Cachar (over 2.29 lakh individuals) and Hojai (over 58,300 individuals).

Until Saturday, over 6.8 lakh individuals had been affected by the deluge throughout 31 districts of the state.

At current, 2,095 villages are beneath water and 95,473.51 hectares of crop space has been broken within the state, the ASDMA bulletin mentioned.

It mentioned the authorities are working 421 reduction camps and distribution centres in eight districts, the place 91,518 individuals, together with 18,626 kids, have taken shelter.

Round 253 individuals have to this point been evacuated from varied flood-hit elements of Assam.

Huge erosion has been witnessed in Barpeta, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Goalpara, Kamrup Metropolitan, Morigaon, Nalbari and Udalguri, amongst different districts, the bulletin mentioned, including, floodwaters have additionally precipitated harm to embankments, roads, bridges and different infrastructure at varied locations.

Brahmaputra’s tributaries Kopili at Dharamtul and Kampur, and Disang at Nanglamuraghat had been flowing above the hazard mark, cautioned ASDMA.

In the meantime, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday mentioned he held a dialogue with NHAI chairperson Alka Upadhyaya in New Delhi on points associated to nationwide highways within the northeastern state.

“I harassed pressing restore of the flood and landslide-affected NHs and well timed completion of the continuing tasks,” he mentioned on Twitter.


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