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PM Modi speaks to Assam CM Himanta over floods situations in state; assures help

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday morning held a telephonic conversation with Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to examine the continuous flood circumstance in the state. As indicated by reports, two kids have been killed and more than 3.63 lakh individuals have been influenced b y the circumstance up to this point.

“Adarniya Pradhan Mantri Narendra Modi telephoned today to enquire about flood situation and assured all help to Assam to combat this menace. Current flood has gravely impacted the livelihoods of people. My gratitude to Adarniya Modi Ji for standing with us at this hour of crisis,” Sarma tweeted.

Flood Reporting and Information Management System

As many as 950 villages in 21 districts of Assam have been affected because of floods, uncovered Flood Reporting and Information Management System (FRIMS).  

According to the report of FRIMS delivered by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) on August 30, upwards of 950 towns in 21 areas of Assam that possess 3,63,135 individuals have been affectedd because of floods in the state. 

The report likewise uncovered that 44 alleviation places that incorporate 16 help camps and 28 help appropriation focuses have been opened in the state to help the flood casualties. 

A sum of 1,619 individuals have taken safe houses in these alleviation camps, said the report. 

Assam flood situation worsens


The flood circumstance in Assam affected on Monday with two people losing their lives and over 3.63 lakh individuals experiencing the downpour across 17 locales, an authority release said. As per the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one youngster each suffocated in the floodwaters at Chenga in Barpeta area and Mayong in Morigaon. 

In excess of 3,63,100 people were influenced by the floods in Barpeta, Biswanath, Cachar, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup, West Karbi Anglong, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sivasagar, Sonitpur, South Salmara and Tinsukia areas, it said. 

Lakhimpur is the most noticeably awful hit area with more than 1.3 lakh individuals enduring, trailing Majuli with almost 65,000 people and Darrang with more than 41,300 individuals being influenced. 

2.58 lakh individuals were influenced by the flood

Till Sunday, over 2.58 lakh individuals were influenced by the flood across 14 regions of the state. As of now, 950 towns are submerged and 30,333.36 hectares of yield regions have been harmed across Assam, ASDMA said. 

Specialists are running 44 help camps and circulation focuses in 10 areas, where 1,619 individuals, including 321 youngsters, are taking sanctuary, it said. The notice expressed that distinctive help organizations have emptied 470 people from different pieces of the state. 

The specialists have conveyed 621.34 quintals of rice, dal and salt, 578.82 liters of mustard oil, 100 quintals of steers feed and other flood help things. Enormous disintegrations were seen in Barpeta, Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Dibrugarh, Goalpara, Morigaon, Nalbari and South Salmara area, the announcement said. 

Kushiyara stream (Barak and others) in Karimganj are streaming in an above ordinary flood situation

Streets and other foundations have been harmed by floodwaters in Barpeta, Darrang, Golaghat, Morigaon, Nagaon, Sivasagar, Lakhimpur, and Tinsukia, ASDMA said. An aggregate of 2,56,144 homegrown creatures and poultry were influenced in the downpour, it added. 

As indicated by a report given by the Central Water Commission, the Brahmaputra is flowing in “above typical to extreme flood circumstances” in Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Sonitpur, Goalpara, Kamrup and Dhubri regions. 

Likewise feeders of Brahmaputra, to be specific Beki in Barpeta, Jia Bharali in Sonitpur, Dikhow in Sivasagar, Sankosh in Dhubri, Subansiri in Lakhimpur, Dhansiri in Golaghat, Gaurang in Kokrajhar and Puthimari in Kamrup regions are streaming in above typical to extreme flood circumstances.

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