Assam floods: Floods wreak havoc in Assam, affecting 200,000 people, Home Minister assures all possible help

Assam floods: Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to the Chief Minister to review the situation in view of heavy rains in some parts of Assam.
Assam floods: Floods wreak havoc in Assam, affecting 200,000 people, Home Minister assures all possible help
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Assam Floods: Assam is inundated with floods. Many areas are affected by heavy rains, floods and landslides. Road and rail links to some areas of neighboring states, including Barak Valley and Dima Hasao district, were also cut off on Tuesday. Roads and railway tracks were washed away in several places in Assam and Meghalaya. The floods have affected about 200,000 people in 20 districts. At the same time, 11 people have died. The river water level is also rising here. Four people were killed in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday, officials told AP News Agency. Two people were killed when a house collapsed on a small hill in Ita Nagar. Meanwhile, two people engaged in road construction lost their lives due to landslides in other places.

Large-scale landslides and water logging have caused severe damage to railway tracks, bridges and roads in the hilly areas of the state. Due to which people in many areas of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya faced trouble. As many as 200,000 people in Assam’s districts have been cut off from the rest of the state. Communication routes have been closed in these areas. Home Minister Amit Shah discussed the flood situation with the Assam Chief Minister and assured all possible assistance.

The floods have affected 811 villages in the state. 1277 houses were completely destroyed and 5262 were partially damaged. Many people had to leave their homes due to flooding. They have taken refuge in schools and high altitudes. The Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains for the next three days. In addition, a red alert has been issued in Assam for Wednesday. In view of the damage caused by natural calamities here, the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council has postponed the HS first year examination till further orders. All examinations in Dima Hasao district have been postponed till further orders.


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