Northeast India’s Only English And Hindi Satellite News Channel
                       

Assam’s flood situation worsens with Dima Hasao being worst hit

The flood situation in Assam is worsening by the day with incessant rains wreaking havoc in several parts of the state. Water levels of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries have

The flood situation in Assam is worsening by the day with incessant rains wreaking havoc in several parts of the state.

Water levels of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries have risen above the danger level in most areas, thereby flooding homes and agricultural lands along the banks.

Of all the places, Dima Hasao has been worse affected by floods and landslides.

As many as 28 villages of the district are bracing floods and landslides at the same time, whereas movement in five states as national highways have been shut.

Besides, electricity has also been snapped in many areas coupled with dysfunctional mobile networks.

Also Read: Assam Rifles Relief column in Haflong to provide relief to over 1000 stranded passengers

And not just this, rail routes has also been compromised thereby affecting commute to the neighbouring northeastern states. As a result probable food scarcity now looms large in Tripura and Mizoram.

Earlier, massive landslides in Haflong claimed the lives of at least three people, including a student of Class 4.

Meanwhile, similar situations have been witnessed in other parts of the state including Raha and Bajali.

On the other hand, Kampur continues to reel in floodwaters for the third consecutive day.

The strong waves of the Kapili river has washed away the dam in Garukhunda. Besides, floods have also reportedly destroyed the house of a family who are now taking shelter in a library.

Watch:

First Published: 16th May, 2022 9:27 IST

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
BJP National executive: Shah lauds SC ruling on PM Modi ‘historic’

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma who is in Hyderabad addressed a press briefing on the sidelines of the BJP executive meet today. Chief Minister Sarma spoke in detail about the economic resolutions that were discussed on the first day of BJP Executive meet. He also informed that on the second day of the meeting […]

03rd July 2022
Banner
Silchar Floods: 4 suspected of breaching Bethukandi Dam arrested

Police has arrested four individuals for allegedly breaching the embankment in Bethukandi that led to the devastating floods in Silchar.

03rd July 2022
Banner
One more body recovered from Noney tragic site; death toll 32

The body recovered today has been identified to be Momin Dekaraja, a worker hailing from Lahorighat in Assam's Morigaon.

03rd July 2022
Banner
Slight improvement in Assam flood situation; 30 dist’s reeling in flood

At least 14 flood-related casualties have been reported in the last 36 hours, taking the overall death tally to 155.

02nd July 2022
Banner
Manipur Landslide: Death toll from Assam reach 7, 13 still untraced

Meanwhile, the mortal remains of army jawan Jiyarul Haque have been brought to his native village in Assam's Barpeta district.

02nd July 2022