Floods in Assam: Assam is the worst affected and 18 lakh people have been affected in 28 districts of the state. Four people, including two children, have died in a landslide that took place amid torrential rains for three days. After this, the death toll in floods and other rain-related accidents has gone up to 54 so far. In the state, several rivers have seen an increase in water levels. Assam continues to suffer from bad weather.
Waterlogging at various places
Numerous landslides were caused by constant rains in many parts of the state. As Guwahati experienced heavy rains and landslides, water logging was reported in various parts of the city.
A landslide damaged the security wall of a house in Guwahati’s Bashist area. According to reports, the house belonged to a woman, who has been identified as Kalpana Kumari Deka. However, no physical damage or casualties have been reported in this incident.
More rain likely in the next two days
Another incident took place in the Mathgharia area, where a house was damaged by a landslide. Assam has been receiving heavy rains for the past five days, resulting in water-logging of all major roads in the state capital. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has predicted more rain in the next two days.