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ASSAM AND BIHAR FLOOD 2020 || Big Breaking News of Assam Flood & Ground Report 2020

ASSAM AND BIHAR FLOOD 2020


Assam and Bihar continue to battle Floods (2020-21):-




In Assam, there's no respite from flood fury. Nearly 33 lakh people are affected within the second wave of floods in 28 districts. In Bihar, the flood situation remains serious as rivers flow over the danger mark.

In Assam, there's no respite from flood fury. Nearly 33 lakh people are affected within the second wave of floods in 28 districts. The price thanks to floods has gone up to 59 within the state. 45 thousand people are taking shelter at relief camps. 
 
Nagaon, Morigaon, Dhubri, Barpeta, Goalpara are among the worst affected districts. Rescue and relief measures are being administered by the local administration, SDRF and NDRF. 
 
Several park and sanctuaries also are under water including the Kaziranga park .

In Bihar also, the flood situation remains serious as rivers flow over the danger mark.


Death Toll Due to Floods Rises to 107 in Assam and 11 in Bihar; Over 50 Lakh People Still Affected

असम में बाढ़ और बिहार में 11 की वजह से मौत का कारण टोल; 

50 से अधिक लाख लोग अभी भी प्रभावित हुए:-

Bihar, Assam Flood News: Bihar and Assam, both of which, like other states, are battling the coronavirus pandemic outbreak, also are currently handling devastating floods. While the Kosi has wreaked havoc in Bihar, the Brahmaputra is doing an equivalent in Assam.

Bihar: As per latest updates, 38 districts within the state are bearing the brunt of floods as almost major rivers here, including the Kosi, and their tributaries, are overflowing within the state. While over 38 lakh people are affected so far , a complete of 11 people have lost their lives in various flood-related incidents. Meanwhile, over three lakh people are evacuated so far and quite 25,000 are put up at 19 relief camps. Also, 989 community kitchens are found out to cater to over 5.7 lakh people.

Rescue operations are being administered by the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and therefore the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), which has deployed a minimum of 22 teams for the aim . Also, the Indian Air Force (IAF), is providing assistance by air-dropping relief materials in affected areas.

Assam: Meanwhile, in Assam, a minimum of 107 people have died in various flood-related incidents so far . As per the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), over 16 lakh people in 21 of the state’s 33 districts are still suffering from floods. a complete of 208 relief camps are found out during which over 37,000 people, who are displaced thanks to the deluge, have taken shelter. Also, nearly 93,000 hectares of crop area within the state remains inundated.

The state has also been battling landslides, besides floods and COVID-19. Since May, a minimum of 26 more people are killed thanks to landslides triggered by heavy rains in here.

Meanwhile, on the coronavirus front, while the amount of cases in Bihar have spiked to 48,001, the northeastern state has reported a complete of 36,295 cases so far .

Brahmaputra Dredging, Embankments' Repair Top Assam's Flood Fight List


The Assam government would also start by early next year a pilot program of dredging the Brahmaputra bed at select places with a newly-bought state-of-the-art dredger from the US.
Guwahati: With the floodwaters in Assam receding, the government has decided to prioritise the mending of the breached embankments and fast-tracking land rehabilitation for those that have lost their lands to flood and erosion.
The government would also start by early next year a pilot program of dredging the Brahmaputra bed at select places with a newly-bought state-of-the-art dredger from the US, which is on its thanks to Assam.

"This goes to be a pilot program . We are becoming one dredger worth Rs 25 crore from the US. We were alleged to get the equipment by March but there has been a delay thanks to the lockdown. If the pilot program works well, we'll proceed with it," Assam Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna told NDTV.

The Chief Secretary further added that providing land for resettlement of individuals within the state who have lost their lands thanks to erosions have also been fast-tracked.

"Since independence, 1.25 lakh families have lost either their agricultural or residential land or both to erosions. within the past one and a half years, we've been ready to resettle about 50 thousand families, rest we'll follow up" Mr Krishna added.

Six Dead, Over 55 Lakh Affected in Assam and Bihar Floods


The IMD sounded a alert for Kerala's Idukki district with a forecast of widespread extremely heavy showers.
Till Tuesday, quite 19.81 lakh people were suffering thanks to the deluge across 21 districts.

A daily flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) stated that one person each drowned in Barpeta, Kokrajhar and Kamrup districts.

With this, the entire number of individuals losing their lives during this year’s flood and landslide across the state has gone up to 133, of whom 107 were killed in flood-related incidents and 26 died thanks to landslides.

The ASDMA said that over 16.55 lakh people were hit by floods in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Darrang, Baksa, Barpeta, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar and Dibrugarh districts.

Goalpara is that the worst-hit with over 4.19 lakh affected people, followed by Morigaon with quite 2.63 lakh people and South Salmara with around 2.50 lakh people hit by the deluge.

At present, 1,536 villages are inundated and 92,899.95 hectares of crop area has been devastated across Assam, the ASDMA said.

The price thanks to the arrive Bihar rose to 11 with three fresh fatalities while the amount of individuals suffering from the calamity reached on the brink of 40 lakh, the state disaster management department said.

All the three deaths were reported from Darbhanga district, it said.

The number of individuals suffering from the floods, caused by heavy rainfalls in catchment areas along the Indo-Nepal border, has now reached 38.47 lakh. Residents of nearly thousand villages across 12 districts of Bihar are hit by the calamity.

Heavy rain forecast in north Bengal

Meanwhile, heavy rain has been forecast altogether north Bengal districts, which got a day’s respite from the continual showers that cause a flood-like situation.

Little or no rain was recorded within the 24 hours till 8.30 am within the region, where heavy downpour has caused flooding of low-lying areas in some districts, including Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar.

The meteorological department has warned of heavy rain or moderate thunderstorms in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, Coochbehar, North Dinajpur and South Dinajpur districts till Friday morning.

Many parts of Kerala waterlogged 

Down south, several parts of Kerala – particularly Ernakulam and Kottayam districts are receiving heavy rains since Tuesday night. In Kochi, the busy Jos junction, M G Road, Panampilly Nagar, Palarivattom and other main roads were waterlogged.

Rain fury in Kochi’s neighbouring Kottayam district led to landslides which affected train services between Kottayam and Chingavanam.

Railway sources said that earth and boulders accumulated on railway track on Wednesday morning, affecting train services between Kottayam and Ernakulam.

Till Tuesday, quite 19.81 lakh people were suffering thanks to the deluge across 21 districts.

A daily flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) stated that one person each drowned in Barpeta, Kokrajhar and Kamrup districts.

With this, the entire number of individuals losing their lives during this year’s flood and landslide across the state has gone up to 133, of whom 107 were killed in flood-related incidents and 26 died thanks to landslides.

The ASDMA said that over 16.55 lakh people were hit by floods in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Darrang, Baksa, Barpeta, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar and Dibrugarh districts.

Goalpara is that the worst-hit with over 4.19 lakh affected people, followed by Morigaon with quite 2.63 lakh people and South Salmara with around 2.50 lakh people hit by the deluge.

At present, 1,536 villages are inundated and 92,899.95 hectares of crop area has been devastated across Assam, the ASDMA said.

The price thanks to the arrive Bihar rose to 11 with three fresh fatalities while the amount of individuals suffering from the calamity reached on the brink of 40 lakh, the state disaster management department said.

All the three deaths were reported from Darbhanga district, it said.

The number of individuals suffering from the floods, caused by heavy rainfalls in catchment areas along the Indo-Nepal border, has now reached 38.47 lakh. Residents of nearly thousand villages across 12 districts of Bihar are hit by the calamity.

Heavy rain forecast in north Bengal;



Meanwhile, heavy rain has been forecast altogether north Bengal districts, which got a day’s respite from the continual showers that cause a flood-like situation.

Little or no rain was recorded within the 24 hours till 8.30 am within the region, where heavy downpour has caused flooding of low-lying areas in some districts, including Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar.

The meteorological department has warned of heavy rain or moderate thunderstorms in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, Coochbehar, North Dinajpur and South Dinajpur districts till Friday morning.

Many parts of Kerala waterlogged 

Down south, several parts of Kerala – particularly Ernakulam and Kottayam districts are receiving heavy rains since Tuesday night. In Kochi, the busy Jos junction, M G Road, Panampilly Nagar, Palarivattom and other main roads were waterlogged.

Rain fury in Kochi’s neighbouring Kottayam district led to landslides which affected train services between Kottayam and Chingavanam.

Railway sources said that earth and boulders accumulated on railway track on Wednesday morning, affecting train services between Kottayam and Ernakulam.

Till 8.30 am, Kottayam received 20 cm showers of rain, Vaikom 19 cm, Chertala 18 cm, Ernakulam South 13 cm, Kochi airport 15.42 cm, and Thiruvananthapuram city 4.82 cm.

With the forecast of extremely heavy rains, there are chances of landslides, earth slips, floods and other natural disasters, the Kerala Disaster management authority said and asked people to take care of extreme caution.

As 40-50 km/h wind likely to prevail along and off the Kerala coast, fishermen are asked to not venture call at the ocean . one among the 2 fishermen from Tirur in Malappuram who had gone missing on Tuesday evening was rescued after 14 hours and look for the opposite was underway.

In the northern region, Uttar Pradesh witnessed light to moderate rains at the most places in eastern and western parts within the last 24 hours and more showers along side thunderstorm are likely to occur on Thursday.

However, sultry weather continued in Haryana and Punjab with maximum temperatures hovering slightly above normal limits.

Monsoon has remained subdued within the two states for nearly every week now. The IMD, however, has forecast improvement in rainfall activity within the two states from Wednesday evening and lasting for subsequent few days.











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