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Assam Flood: 16 district is under flood, four hog deer killed

kaziranga flood


The flood situation in the state is getting worst in the last few days, 70 percent of the area in Kaziranga National Park has been flooded on Monday.

As per the KNP officials, out of a total of 223 camps in the parking area, some 125 have already been inundated by floodwaters. The water level at Pasighat, Numaligarh, Nimatighat, Dhansirimukh & Tezpur is still above the danger level.

A total of four animals have died due to flood already.

Meanwhile, another female Swamp deer was found dead in the park boundary in No.1 Sildubigaon on Monday morning at about 6.30 am reported by local youth.

Besides that, around 2,58,191 people from 16 districts of Barpeta, Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, Nagaon, Sivasagar, Sonitpur, Tinsukia remained flood-affected so far.

The Assam state disaster management authority (ASDMA) on Sunday issued a release, “Around 6218 persons including 2180 children and 55 pregnant women were currently taking shelter in relief camps in Bongaigaon, Chirang, Dhemaji, and Majuli districts.”

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Written by Headline8 Desk


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