• Mon. Jun 27th, 2022

Second largest City of Assam Silchar is one of Assam’s worst-hit region due to ongoing floods

The Barak Valley has suffered a lot due to the floods out of incessant rainfall over the last couple of weeks now. Several people have been affected and were shifted to relief camps as immediate measures.

Several areas of Silchar remain inundated with loss of human lives. Various animals have also been hit by the devastating floods. The state government is constantly monitoring the situation over the days.

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An NDRF team from Bhubaneswar came at Silchar to help the administration intensify rescue & relief operation in the flood-affected town.

Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma informed it . CM Sarma tweeted, ” An NDRF team from Bhubaneswar just landed at Silchar airport to help the administration intensify rescue & relief operation in the flood-affected town. My gratitude to Adarniya HM Shri @AmitShah ji for promptly responding to our request to help tackle the challenge.”

Several areas of Silchar ( Rangirkhari, Premtola, Das Colony, Fatak Bazar, Tarapur Shibbari, Public School Road, National Highway, N.N.Dutta Road, Shillongpatty, Jail Road ) remain under water now.

Others districts of Assam Bajali, Baksa, Barpeta, Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Cachar, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Dima-Hasao, Goalpara, Golaghat, Hailakandi, Hojai, Kamrup, Kamrup (M), Karbi Anglong West, Karimganj, Kokrajhar, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sivasagar, Sonitpur, South Salmara, Tamulpur, Tinsukia, Udalguri are affected by floods now.

Landslides have hit Kamrup and Karimganj, following which the concerned authorities have taken immediate rectification and assessment measures for the necessary. Meanwhile, urban floods have hit Barpeta, Cachar, Darrang, Goalpara, Kamrup (M), and Karimganj.

“Rescue operations were carried out in flood-hit areas of Cachar District including urban and rural parts of Silchar by the Indian Army, CRPF, BSF, NDRF and SDRF. More than 3,000 people including pregnant women, children and senior citizens have been rescued so far.”, reads a tweet by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) today morning.

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