Guwahati: Due to heavy rainfall in the state, water levels of the Brahmaputra River have gone above danger levels.
“Water is flowing 20 cm above danger level; water is rising by 1-2 cm per hour,” said Sadikul Haq, Central Water Commission.
9,26,059 people have been affected in 23 districts due to severe flood situation in Assam. The 23 affected districts include Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Udalgiri, Darrang, Nalbari, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara and Kamrup, Assam State Disaster Management Authority said, on Monday.
Heavy rains have created devastation in several districts across the state. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority informed that floods caused by incessant rainfall across four districts have affected 99 villages in total.
Moreover, Pallav Gopal Jha, Deputy Commissioner, Dibrugarh, earlier informed the floods triggered by incessant rain and rising level of Brahmaputra have affected around 25,000 people.
Source : ANI