Guwahati: After a lull of a couple of week, Assam’s flood scenario deteriorated within the final 24 hours following incessant rain, which has left over 8,000 folks affected in eight districts of Darrang, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Dima Hasao, Goalpara, Kamrup (Metro) and South Salmara.
The India Meteorological Division has issued a contemporary alert for heavy rain for Assam in addition to neighbouring Meghalaya for Wednesday and Thursday.
In line with the Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority, the Brahmaputra river is flowing over the hazard degree at Neematighat in Jorhat.
The IMD mentioned moisture incursion was very prone to proceed because of sturdy lower-level southerly and southwesterly winds from the Bay of Bengal to northeast India from June 14 to 18. “Widespread rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm, lightning and heavy to very heavy rainfall with extraordinarily heavy downpour at remoted locations could be very prone to proceed over northeastern states until June 18,” mentioned an IMD spokesperson.
From Tuesday, the purple alert will persist in Assam and Meghalaya until Thursday that has saved catastrophe administration businesses on their toes. Synthetic floods precipitated havoc in Guwahati since Monday night time and Met officers mentioned huge components of decrease Assam face risk of inundation.
Between 8.30 am on Monday and eight.30 am on Tuesday, Barpeta obtained 17 cm of rain, Beki Rd. Bridge (17 cm), Barpeta KVK AWS (16 cm), Aie N H Xing (15 cm), Bijni ARG (13 cm), Pandu (13 cm), Chandmari (12 cm) and Manikpur ARG (12 cm).

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