Assam and some northeastern states have been witnessing frequent disasters this 12 months, with heavy rains inflicting widespread disruption and destruction. Hills are going through landslides and slush actions, whereas rampant flooding throughout city and rural areas is impacting work and motion. In a span of two weeks, floods have wreaked havoc in southern Assam, significantly within the Barak valley. Silchar, the second largest metropolis of Assam and a serious transportation and transit hub to attach Mizoram, is presently seeing flood waters attain neck-deep ranges in virtually the entire city for every week now. Customers on virtually all social media platforms have been highlighting the plight of town.
Whereas extreme rains have been the reason for floods virtually each monsoon in Assam, this time, the breach of an embankment in Bethukandi is chargeable for the Barak river water gushing out into town of Silchar. Out of the numerous embankments of Barak Valley, the Bethukandi dyke is vital as it’s chargeable for limiting the circulation of the water of the Barak River in direction of town. River Sonai, which comes from Mizoram, will get merged into River Barak close to Bethukandi. Throughout monsoon, Sonai brings in a very good circulation from the Mizo Hills, which ends up in rising the extent of Barak.