Flood situation worsens in Assam; around 45,000 people, 108 villages currently underwater
The flood situation in Assam's Nalbari district has deteriorated as about 45,000 people and 108 villages under 6 revenue circles of the lower Assam district are currently underwater. Read further on Dynamite News:
Nalbari (Assam): The flood situation in Assam's Nalbari district has deteriorated as about 45,000 people and 108 villages under 6 revenue circles of the lower Assam district are currently underwater.
Around 200 families in Moiraranga, Batahghila village have been affected by this deluge and most of the families are now taking shelter on roads, and embankments by making temporary tents.
Following torrential rain in the past few days in Assam and neighbouring country Bhutan the water level of Pagladiya River is flowing above the danger level mark and inundated new areas in the past 24 hours.
The flood waters have submerged nearly 90 villages of Ghograpar, Tihu, Barbhag, and Dhamdhama areas in the district and many villagers have been forced to leave their homes and taken shelter on roads, high lands by making makeshift tents after the flood waters entered their homes.
A village of Moiraranga village, Manoj Rajbongshi said that his family is now living in an embankment after the flood waters entered his home.
"My family is now living in an embankment after the flood waters entered my home. Many properties of our home have been damaged after the flood waters entered our home. There is now knee-deep water inside my home. The water level is gradually increasing. We are now facing lots of problems," Manoj Rajbongshi said.
Another villager, Jyotish Rajbongshi from Moiraranga village said that he lost everything due to the flood, all his household items have been damaged.
"I have lost everything due to this flood. Every household item in our house has been damaged. I along with my wife am now living in this embankment. We couldn't get any stuff out of the house," Jyotish Rajbongshi said.
The flood waters submerged nearly 310 hectares of cropland in the district.
In the last 24 hours, the flood waters have damaged two embankments, 15 roads, two bridges, culverts, and agri bundh in the district. (ANI)