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Due to incessant rains, many roads, bridges have been damaged in Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Hojai districts. At the same time, the railway line was washed away due to floods in Dima Hasau district. After being trapped in the flood for hours, the district administration has rescued 119 people with the help of the Indian Air Force.
The havoc of torrential rains and floods continues in Assam. Due to the stormy rains, there has been heavy destruction in the state. According to the information received, thousands of people have been affected by the floods. Assam State Disaster Management Authority ,Assam State Disaster Management Authority) According to reports, three people, including a woman, died in the incidents of landslides. Landslides have happened in about 12 villages. According to SDMA, 51,357 people have been affected in Cachar district alone. Under which a total of more than 57 thousand people have been deeply affected by the flood (Heavy Rainfall). The tracks are submerged in water. Many trains got stuck in the middle of the way. The help of the Air Force had to be taken to evacuate the passengers. Army has also been deployed in relief and rescue.
At the same time, let us tell you that till now a total of 119 passengers have been airlifted. The Northeast Frontier Railway said in an official statement that train services were diverted due to incessant rains, landslides and waterlogging at many places in the Lamding-Badarpur hill section of Lamding division. NF Railway’s CPRO Sabyasachi Dey said that apart from airlifting, 1,245 and 250 passengers in two groups have been evacuated by train from Ditokchera. Apart from this, 373 passengers have been evacuated from New Haflong. At the same time, the remaining 345 passengers were evacuated on Monday. Now let us tell you 5 big updates related to Assam floods.
- In seven districts of Assam, more than 57 thousand people have been affected due to the torrential rains. In 15 revenue circles, more than 222 villages have come under the grip of floods. Crops of more than 10 thousand hectares have been submerged in water.
- Roads, bridges and canals have been damaged in Hojai, Lakhimpur and Naugaon districts of Assam. Thousands of animals have also been affected due to the floods. There are reports of damage to more than 200 houses so far.
- There has been heavy damage to rail and road connectivity from Barak Valley. Tracks and bridges have been damaged at 26 places in a stretch of 76 km. 17 trains had to be cancelled. Two trains have been suspended. Due to this thousands of passengers got stuck everywhere. They are being evacuated with the help of buses and helicopters of the Air Force.
- The Silchar-Guwahati Express got stuck mid-way due to heavy rains and floods in the Cachar area. Passengers were stranded for hours. Many passengers were also surrounded by landslides and floods at Ditokchera railway station.
- Army and paramilitary forces have also been deployed in the rescue and relief operations in the rain and flood affected areas of the state. Apart from this, hundreds of employees of state disaster control department, fire brigade and emergency services are also engaged day and night.
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