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Heavy Rains In Arunachal Worsens The Assam Flood Situation

Story highlights

  • The deluge situation of Assam improved in the past one week that is worsening now.
  • The reason for this is the heavy rainfall in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • A population of 71,819 in five districts are now affected by the flood.

The state of Assam is experiencing the deluge for the third time this year. The situation of the state gets better in the past one week, but now it is worsening because of the heavy rains of Arunachal Pradesh.

Sonitpur-Nagaon added to flood hit districts:

After showing signs of improvement in the past one week, the flood situation in Assam worsened suddenly on Sunday. The state is experiencing the deluge for the third time. The reason for this major devastation is the heavy rainfall in Arunachal Pradesh.

The populace of the state is badly hit by this major devastation. Approx 71,819 people of five districts are now affected by the flood while 28,600 people of three districts had been hit by deluge yesterday.Sonitpur and Nagaon were today added to flood hit districts of Dhemaji,

Apart from this, Sonitpur and Nagaon were today added to flood hit districts of Dhemaji, Morigaon and Nagaon, an Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) report said.

During this sudden change in the weather, one person was reported missing in Sonitpur district, road communication to neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh disrupted and 13,928-hectare crop area affected by the deluge, ASDMA reports said.

Sonitpur district is now the worst hit with 41,533 people affected last night when several areas were inundated by flood water. This deluge also submerged National Highway 15.A key town of Balipara is also flooded, the sources said. The town connects Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Jonai of Assam and several districts of Arunachal Pradesh and its capital Itanagar via NH-15.

Balipara, A key town of the state is also flooded, As per the reports. The town connects Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Jonai of Assam and several districts of Arunachal Pradesh and its capital Itanagar via NH-15.

Following the rain in Arunachal, the water of Kameng entered areas like Rangapara, Balipara and Chariduar, the sources said adding the road connectivity from Balipara to Bhalukpong in Arunachal Pradesh has been disrupted.

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