GUWAHATI: In view of incessant rainfall since Could 13, the Kamrup (Metro) district catastrophe administration authority (DDMA) has issued an alert for the folks residing in 366 susceptible landslide-prone zones unfold throughout 19 hills right here and requested these in danger to maneuver to safer locations.
DDMA officers stated the circle officers have already began assessing essentially the most susceptible landslide-prone zones and asking folks to “transfer to safer locations” to forestall any untoward tragic incident in the course of the monsoon.
“The pre-monsoon rain that began earlier this month has already brought about three minor landslide incidents at Kharghuli, Ulubari and Nilachal hills. Risk of landslides leading to lack of human lives and harm of properties in the course of the monsoon can’t be dominated out. Subsequently, the DDMA, like earlier years, has expedited its evaluation of such localities and issued discover to the residents to maneuver to safer locations,” the official stated.
Of the 366 landslide-prone areas, 77 are within the Sunsali hill, 40 in Noonmati, 37 in Kharguli, 33 in Khanapara, 31 in Narangi, 30 in Hengrabari, 25 in Kahilipara, 20 in Santipur, 14 in Narakasur hill, 9 within the Garbhanga, eight within the Maligaon, seven in Kalapahar, six every in Gotanagar and Nabagraha, 5 every in Fatasil, Kamakhya/Nilachal, Sarania and Koina-Dhora, two within the Jalukbari/Lankeshwar areas and one within the Sukreswar space.
The typical elevation of the hills is round 270 metre. Of the hills, the elevation of the Fatasil hill is 385 metre adopted by Khanapara hill (303 m). In 2020, 9 main landslide incidents occurred within the metropolis, the place three folks received trapped below particles and died. A number of homes have been broken within the incidents and plenty of sustained accidents.

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