Fresh floods throughout 4 Assam districts have an effect on over 34,000 folks, kill one


Guwahati: After over a month, recent floods in 4 Assam districts have affected 34,000 folks apart from killing one individual, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officers stated on Monday.

A person drowned in Jia Bharali river in Biswanath district.

The ASDMA officers stated that as many as 34,000 folks from 109 villages in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath and Chirang districts in japanese Assam have been affected.

The floods, attributable to incessant rain prior to now few days, additionally inundated 4,200 hectares of cropland apart from submerging the low mendacity areas.

Like earlier years, Assam till the primary week of August witnessed devastating floods that killed 113 folks in 22 districts, whereas 26 others have been killed in landslides since May 22.

With a respite in monsoon rains, the scenario considerably improved within the first week of August whilst 57 lakh folks have been affected in 5,378 villages in 30 of the state`s 33 districts.

A six-member Central staff led by Sandeep Poundrik, Joint Secretary (Mitigation), National Disaster Management Authority, had visited Assam final month to evaluate the harm attributable to the floods, which additionally killed home and wild animals in varied sanctuaries and nationwide parks, together with the world-famous Kaziranga National Park, the place 18 rhinos and 135 wild animals died as a result of deluge.