After indicators of enchancment, the flood state of affairs worsened in components of Assam on Wednesday following heavy rains whereas 12 extra deaths have been reported up to now 24 hours.
Many new areas in North Assam districts like Sonitpur, Biswanath, Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, and Majuli have been inundated on Tuesday and Wednesday following heavy rains in Assam and in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh.
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The day by day flood bulletin issued by the Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority (ASDMA) mentioned 12 recent deaths have been reported from 10 districts, taking the demise toll to 151.
The bulletin mentioned the variety of folks affected by floods in 26 districts elevated to over 31.54 lakh, which was a little bit over 21 lakh on Monday.
5 individuals have died as a result of landslides in Arunachal Pradesh capital, Itanagar since Sunday. One military personnel, Naik Subedar Amrendra Kumar, reportedly drowned in a mountain stream within the Decrease Subansiri district on Sunday. A press release issued by the Military mentioned a search operation was underway.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu requested folks to shift to safer locations in an effort to keep away from extra casualties. Water from the Siang river surged on Tuesday following heavy rains. A number of areas have been inundated within the East Siang district, officers mentioned.
Life has remained paralysed in Silchar city in South Assam for greater than per week with a number of areas nonetheless inundated. Cachar district administration stepped up aid supplies within the areas the place flood water was nonetheless there and folks couldn’t come out of their properties even on Wednesday.