The Assam Flood situation has further deteriorated. Due to incessant rains, the water level in the state’s major rivers is increasing. At least 11 lakh people in 25 districts. So far, 4 people have died due to landslides.
The newly formed Bajali district has suffered the most. According to government officials, the waters of the Brahmaputra and Gauranga rivers are flowing at dangerous levels in many areas.
The floodwaters inundated 1982.60 hectares of cropland. According to the state government, more than one and a half thousand villages are underwater. The administration of the flood-hit districts has issued warnings. People have been instructed not to leave their homes unless necessary.
Much of the capital, Guwahati, is frozen. A part of a bridge in the Subankhata area collapsed due to incessant rains and the rising water level of the Dihing river in the Baksa district.
Several landslides were also reported here, and three people were injured in Ajantanagar in the Noonmati area.
At least six trains have been canceled due to water logging on the railway line between Nalbari and Ghograpar in the Rangiya division of Lower Assam.
Apart from Assam, normal life has been disrupted in Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh due to heavy rains. At least five people have been killed in landslides, thunderstorms, and flash floods in Meghalaya.
The Meghalaya government has formed four committees to visit four regions of the state. A cabinet minister heads each committee. Some parts of the national highway have been closed for heavy vehicles due to landslides.
As of Wednesday, Assam and Meghalaya had received 262 mm more rainfall than normal.