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Assam Flood Scenario Deteriorates, Least 21 Lakh People Impacted In 29 Districts

An warning has been declared in Kamrup (Metro) district, with the Brahmaputra, Digaru, and Kollong rivers running above the red mark, flooding wide swaths of land. Death Toll due to these floods in Assam is more than 56. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma recently visited flood-affected areas in Maligaon, Pandu Port and Temple Ghat areas […]

Assam Floods Claim More Lives In 2024, Reports Governor
Assam Floods Claim More Lives In 2024, Reports Governor

An warning has been declared in Kamrup (Metro) district, with the Brahmaputra, Digaru, and Kollong rivers running above the red mark, flooding wide swaths of land. Death Toll due to these floods in Assam is more than 56.

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma recently visited flood-affected areas in Maligaon, Pandu Port and Temple Ghat areas in Guwahati Metropolitan area on Thursday to know the situation of these areas.

Mr. Sarma chaired a flood-related meeting with all District Commissioners late on Wednesday night and directed them to be liberal in granting relief as per norms, to complete all recovery claims as per norms by August 15, and to provide accurate information to the headquarters so that adequate relief could be ensured.

Severly affected areas are Barpeta, Biswanath, Cachar, Charaideo, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Goalpara, Golaghat, Hailakandi, Hojai, Jorhat, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, East Karbi Anglong, West Karbi Anglong, Karimganj, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sivasagar, Sonitpur and Tinsukia districts.

 

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