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Death Toll Reaches 105, Over 27.64 Lakh People Affected

Guwahati: Flood-related incidents claimed three extra lives in Assam, the place the deluge has hit 27.64 lakh individuals in 26 of the 33 districts and destroyed homes, crops, roads and bridges at a number of locations.

Two individuals died in Barpeta and one particular person in South Salmara district, taking the dying toll to 105, together with 26 in landslides, the Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority mentioned in its every day flood report.

Ninety animals have died in Kaziranga Nationwide Park this monsoon season, it mentioned.

Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna mentioned there isn’t a downside in flood administration as separate groups of presidency staff have been deployed for flood and COVID-19 at present affecting the state.

Addressing a press convention right here, Krishna additionally mentioned, “There is also no problem regarding funds as enough funds have been released to the districts. Doctors are regularly visiting relief camps to monitor the health of the inmates there.”

The ASDMA mentioned the districts affected by floods are Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Darrang, Baksa, Nalbari, Barpeta, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Karbi Anglong and Cachar districts.

The variety of individuals affected by floods on Friday was 35.76 lakh and district affected was 28 however the flood state of affairs improved in Hojai and West Karbi Anglong districts.

Dhubri was the worst hit with over 4.69 lakh individuals affected, adopted by Goalpara with 4.49 lakh individuals, Morigaon and Barpeta with greater than 3.5 lakh individuals.

SDRF, district administrations and native individuals have rescued 511 individuals over the last 24 hours.

Not less than 2,678 villages are underwater, the bulletin mentioned, including that 1,16,404 hectares of crop areas have been broken by the deluge throughout the state.

The ASDMA mentioned authorities have arrange 649 reduction camps and distribution centres throughout 21 districts, the place 47,465 displaced persons are taking shelter at present.

The authorities have distributed rice, dal, salt and mustard oil together with different reduction supplies reminiscent of tarpaulin, child meals, candle, matchbox, mosquito internet, biscuit, cleaning soap, ingesting water, cattle feed, masks and wheat bran.

The Goalpara Deputy Commissioner Varnali Deka visited the flood-affected areas beneath Kharmuza Gaon Panchayat, Ramharirchar, Nakaliyapara char, Katlamari char, Barvita, Sonahara and numerous reduction camps within the district on Saturday and inspected all of the preparations within the camps.

The Brahmaputra is flowing above the hazard mark at Neamatighat in Jorhat, Tezpur in Sonitpur district, Goalpara and Dhubri districts, whereas its tributaries Dhansiri at Numaligarh in Golaghat, Jia Bharali at NT Highway Crossing in Sonitpur, Kopili at Dharamtul in Nagaon, Beki at Highway Bridge in Barpeta, in addition to Kushiyara at Karimganj city.

The report additional mentioned embankments, roads, bridges, culverts and plenty of different infrastructure have been broken at numerous locations in Udalguri, Lakhimpur, Chirang, Darrang, Barpeta, Morigaon, Kamrup, Majuli, Nagaon and Bongaigaon districts.

Huge erosions have additionally been witnessed at completely different locations of Biswanath, Udalguri, Darrang and South Salmara districts, ASDMA mentioned.

The ASDMA bulletin mentioned {that a} complete of 59 of 223 camps at Kaziranga Nationwide Park have been affected by the deluge.

(PTI)

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