Report Wire - 12 extra die in Assam floods, demise toll reaches 100-mark

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12 extra die in Assam floods, demise toll reaches 100-mark

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12 more die in Assam floods, death toll reaches 100-mark

Express News Service

GUWAHATI:: Twelve extra individuals died within the floods in Assam on Wednesday. With these, the demise toll within the rain-induced floods and landslides within the Northeast went as much as 138 – 100 in Assam, 32 in Meghalaya and 6 in Arunachal Pradesh.

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, near 51.25 lakh individuals are nonetheless affected in 4,374 villages of 29 districts and cropland affected was in 97,368.50 hectares. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who visited some affected areas on Wednesday, stated the state authorities would take all doable measures to mitigate the injury brought on by the floods.

He undertook a prepare in addition to a ship journey to Nagaon district in central Assam and assessed the scenario. “As the floodwaters of Kopili inundated large areas in Nagaon, necessary steps will be taken to prevent recurrence of similar calamity in the future,” he stated