new Delhi: Flood scenario has worsened in Assam after steady rains for the previous one week. The floods have engulfed 16 districts of the state. The situation is that the Brahmaputra river is now flowing above the hazard mark and water has infiltrated folks’s houses. Greater than 2.53 lakh folks have been affected by the floods within the state, whereas the demise toll rose to 16 after yet one more individual died.
Dhemaji is essentially the most affected district within the state, and Tinsukia, Majuli and Dibrugarh have additionally been badly affected by the floods. In keeping with the Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority (ASDMA) day by day flood report, the flood in Dibrugarh killed one other individual.
Officers stated that the Brahmaputra river and its tributaries are flowing above the hazard mark in lots of locations and attributable to this Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Udalguri, Darang, Baksa, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, The districts of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia have been affected by the floods.
The rise within the water degree of the Brahmaputra poses a menace to the whole state. It’s feared that if the water continues to rise for 2 to 3 days, the scenario might grow to be very severe. The ASDMA stated district departments have arrange 142 aid camps and distribution facilities in six districts, the place greater than 18,000 folks have lived.