GUWAHATI: Flooding and landslides in several areas due to incessant rains in Assam have disrupted normal life. About 1.97 lakh people in about 20 districts of the state have been affected by the floods. Due to incessant rains in Assam and neighbouring states of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh over the past few days, the water level in the rivers is rising and the Kopili river is flowing above the danger mark.
In Assam, Haflong station in the Dima Hasao district has been completely submerged in water due to heavy rains and landslides. A video of this station submerged in floods has surfaced. In this video, it can be seen how due to the flow of floodwater, the trains parked at the station have also been overturned. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority report, 51,357 people have been affected in Cachar alone. The first flood of the year has affected 652 villages in 46 revenue divisions and 16,645.61 hectares of cropland have been destroyed by the floodwaters.
In Assam, disturbing pictures of floods have emerged from different areas due to incessant rains. In Assam, a flood situation has been created due to rain in Nagaon. In many areas of Kampur in Nagaon, water is visible all around after the rains. To help the flood-affected areas, the government has deployed the Indian Army, paramilitary forces, fire and emergency services, SDRF, civil administration and trained volunteers to rescue the people. People are being evacuated from the flood-affected areas and taken to relief camps.