Third wave of flood hits Assam, affects 35,000 people

Third wave of flood hits Assam, impacts 35,000 individuals

Guwahati: A 3rd wave of floods hit Assam on Monday, as incessant rainfall occurred at a number of locations, affecting over 35,000 individuals throughout 4 districts.

In keeping with the central water fee (CWC), the Brahmaputra River and its eight tributaries are displaying a rising pattern.

The CWC has forecasted the pattern for the Brahmaputra in Tezpur by Tuesday.

Puthimari, Pagladiya, Beki and Sankosh rivers are additionally more likely to present a rising pattern within the subsequent 24 hours, the forecast added.

In keeping with the fee, Pagladiya and Beki rivers in decrease Assam had been flowing above the hazard degree, whereas the Brahmaputra was flowing above the warning degree in Neematighat and Tezpur on Monday night.

The IMD has additionally predicted thunderstorms with lightning and heavy to very heavy rainfall to reasonable rainfall at most locations over all the Northeast until Friday.

In keeping with Assam State Catastrophe Administration Authority (ASDMA) bulletin, Bajali, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Jorhat, Lakhimpur, Nalbari, Tamulpur and Udalguri districts are affected by the flood.