Heavy Rain in Assam: Red alert in Assam, heavy rains cause severe damage in many districts

Pankaj Prasad
Heavy Rain in Assam
Heavy Rain in Assam

So far 18 districts have been affected due to heavy rains.

Heavy rain continued in Assam for the third consecutive day. People are stranded here and there due to heavy rains. According to the information, 18 districts have been affected so far due to heavy rains. According to the bulletin issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 13 embankments have been broken so far, 64 roads and one bridge have been damaged due to heavy rains and floods.

red alert in assam 

The Meteorological Center (IMD) has warned of torrential rains in Assam. The Deputy Commissioners of lower districts of Assam have also issued instructions to educational institutions to postpone classes till Saturday. The Meteorological Center has issued a red alert for Assam from Tuesday to Thursday and an orange alert on Friday and Saturday. The district authorities have opened seven camps and nine relief distribution centers to help the local people. A total of 1,224 people have taken shelter in relief camps and 677 people are living in Kamrup metropolis alone.

Two children killed in landslide

Two more people died and the flood situation worsened in Assam on Wednesday due to landslides. The officers provided this information. Two children were crushed to death after a house collapsed due to a landslide in Azad Nagar area of ​​Gwalpara district, raising the death toll due to floods and landslides in Assam this year to 44, officials said. In Guwahati, three people were seriously injured in a day-long landslide in Noonmati area. Roads were blocked due to debris in many areas including Joypur, Bonda Colony, South Sarania, Geetanagar's Amayapur and 12 Mile in Kharguli area.

75 thousand population affected by flood 

According to officials, at least 18 districts of the state are receiving torrential rains, with floods being reported in fresh areas from Kamrup Metro, Kamrup, Nalbari and Barpeta. About 75 thousand people have been affected by the floods in 18 districts. The water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries is rising, while the Manas river is flowing above the danger mark at some places. In Guwahati, life in Guwahati has come to a standstill due to waterlogging for the third consecutive day in areas like Anil Nagar, Nabeen Nagae, Zoo Road, Six Mile, Noonmati, Bhootnath, Maligaon. The administration has appealed to the people not to come out of the house unnecessarily.