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NEW DELHI: Flood situation Assam There was further improvement on Thursday, though another person lost his life, while the toll was moved to more than 108 parts Bihar The increase in the water level of the rivers originating in Nepal was affected by the deluge. However, the national capital experiences sunny and humid weather as the maximum humidity has come down to 91 percent.
The city’s maximum temperature was 31.5 degrees Celsius, three degrees below the season’s average.
The Meteorological Department has forecast rain on Saturday. An official bulletin states that the number of people affected by the deluge in the Brahmaputra and its tributaries in Assam has come down to 1.2 million.
On Wednesday, the figure was around 17 lakh in 21 districts. Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi visited the flood-hit Barpeta and Baksa districts, where flowing rivers have rendered thousands of people homeless.
According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), a person drowned in flood waters in Mikirbheta area of Morigaon district on Thursday, killing 108 on the toll.
In the landslide caused by the flood, the toll reached 26 and the total number of deaths increased to 134.
Goalpara is the worst affected, with nearly 3.76 lakh people affected by the floods, followed by Morigaon where more than 2.34 lakh people are affected. The number of people affected in Dhubri is 1.52 lakh.
The report said that the State Disaster Response Force, district administration and local people have deployed 46 boats and rescued 46 people from various places during the last 24 hours.
ASDMA said that at present, 1,339 villages are under water and 82,169.99 hectares of crop area has been damaged.
The ASDMA report states that the Brahmaputra is flowing above its danger mark in Dhubri town, at Jorhat in Sonitpur districts and Nimatighat in Tezpur.
The holocaust has so far claimed the lives of 143 animals, while 165 others were rescued in Kaziranga National Park, it was quoted as divisional forest officer of East Assam Wildlife Division.
The ASDMA said that floods have affected 15,24,339 domestic animals and poultry during the last 24 hours in the state.
Meanwhile, more parts of Bihar were affected by the flooding, which was caused by an increase in the water level of the rivers originating in Nepal, although the disaster management department said that it had not caused any new loss of life or property.
According to the bulletin of the department, 71 panchayats in Madhubani and Siwan districts, which were not affected by the floods till recently, are now in the grip of disaster.
Thus far the number of affected districts has reached 14.
The number of people affected by the holocaust has increased from 38.47 lakh to 39.63 lakh on Wednesday. The death rate stood at 11 due to the death of seven people in Darbhanga and the remaining four from West Champaran. Other districts declared as flood affected are East Champaran, Sheohar, Supaul, Kishanganj, Sitamarhi, Gopalganj, Saran, Muzaffarpur, Gopalganj and Khagaria.
So far, 3.16 lakh people have been evacuated and taken to safer places by personnel involved in relief and rescue operations, including 21 teams from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
More than 25,000 people have taken shelter in 19 relief camps and more than six lakh people are being fed in more than 1,000 community kitchens.
The NDRF has so far evacuated more than 7,800 people in flood-affected areas of Bihar.
“NDRF teams have transported more than 7,840 people and 265 livestock to safer places in Bihar. The teams have also distributed 8,350 food packets and 2,630 kg of food items among the needy,” he said.
The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rain in North Bengal for the next three days, while one or two places in the southern districts of the state are likely to receive thunder showers by Saturday morning.
The Weatherman has predicted heavy rains in Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar and Alipurduar till Sunday morning.
In the northern region, Uttar Pradesh has seen light to moderate rain at most places in the eastern and western parts in the last 24 hours and more rain is expected on Friday.
According to the Central Water Commission, the Ghaghra River was rising along Ayodhya and Elgin Bridge along the Rapti River in Balrampur and Bansi.
The district administration has taken note of the situation and is in the process of making necessary preparations to deal with any situation of flood-like situation in the near future, Gonda district officials said.
According to officials, 23 flood posts in Colonelganj and Tarabganj townships have been put on alert and till now the situation was under control, as there was no problem in any of the villages.
Haryana and Punjab, where the monsoon remained submerged for almost a week, finally rained on Thursday as people got relief from the humid weather.
Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, received rain overnight and a maximum temperature of 31.5 degrees Celsius, two degrees below the season’s average.
According to the meteorological forecast, showers / thunderstorms are likely to occur over Haryana and parts of Punjab in the next two days.
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