Guwahati: After a brief recess, Assam is observing yet one more wave of flood as 4 extra districts had been hit by the deluge within the final 24 hours, taking the variety of affected districts to 9. Subsequently, the variety of folks has in a single day elevated two-fold to over 35,000 on Monday.
In its flood bulletin, the central water fee said that the Brahmaputra river and its eight tributaries are displaying a rising pattern. The central company has forecast the pattern for the Brahmaputra in Tezpur by Tuesday. Puthimari, Pagladiya, Beki and Sankosh rivers are additionally prone to present a rising pattern within the subsequent 24 hours, the forecast added.
In keeping with the fee, Pagladiya and Beki rivers in decrease Assam had been flowing above the hazard stage, whereas the Brahmaputra was flowing above the warning stage in Neematighat and Tezpur on Monday night.
The IMD has additionally warned of possible thunderstorm with lightning and heavy to very heavy rainfall to average rainfall at most locations over your complete northeast until Friday.
In keeping with the Assam state catastrophe administration authority, Bajali, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Jorhat, Lakhimpur, Nalbari, Tamulpur and Udalguri districts are affected by the flood.
The specter of recent bout of flood is looming massive at a time when the Centre and state authorities have simply began rebuilding the state and lives of those that was hit by essentially the most devastating floods, which got here in two waves between April and July.
These two waves claimed a file variety of 195 human lives and over 54,000 cattle and one other 37 folks have been reported lacking. These two waves of floods have been categorised as pure calamity of extreme nature.