Rain and Flood: Heavy rains in Kerala, floods and landslides destroyed many houses in Assam

New Delhi, On one hand many states of the country are in the grip of severe heat and heatwave, on the other hand many areas of Assam are in the grip of floods. Nearly 25,000 people are affected due to floods in 6 districts of Assam. At the same time, in Kerala, […]
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Rain and Flood: Heavy rains in Kerala, floods and landslides destroyed many houses in Assam


New Delhi,

On one hand many states of the country are in the grip of severe heat and heatwave, on the other hand many areas of Assam are in the grip of floods. Nearly 25,000 people are affected due to floods in 6 districts of Assam. At the same time, in Kerala, the Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert of rain in 6 districts.

Flood like situation due to rain in Assam and neighboring states
Due to incessant rains in Assam and neighboring states- Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh for the past few days, the water level in rivers is rising and water in Kopili river is flowing above the danger mark.

On Saturday, a landslide occurred in Dima Hasao district due to incessant rains. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, a total of 12 villages of Dima Hasao were affected by the landslide. In this incident 3 people died and more than 80 houses were destroyed.

A total of 24,681 people affected by floods in 94 villages
According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) flood report, a total of 24,681 people were affected by the first flood of the year in 94 villages in 6 districts- Cachar, Dhemaji, Hojai, Karbi Anglong West, Nagaon and Kamrup (Metro) till May 14. Huh.

About 1732.72 hectares of agricultural land has been submerged in flood-affected areas of Assam. In Cachar district alone, 21,000 people are affected by the floods. Army, paramilitary forces, SDRF, fire and emergency services on Saturday rescued 2,150 people from flood-hit areas of Cachar district.

Heavy rain likely in Kerala
While flood-like situation prevails in Assam, in Kerala too, normal life is disturbed due to incessant rains. The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rain in Kerala. The Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert in 6 districts of Kerala – Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki and Ernakulam.

Yellow alert in these districts of Kerala
The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts of Kerala. At the same time, a flood alert has been declared in the coastal and hilly areas of Kerala.

what is the plan of the government
After the alert issued by the Meteorological Department, fishermen have been advised not to go into the sea. At the same time, efforts are on to evacuate people from landslide prone areas. Also, a 24-hour special control room has been set up in the state to deal with emergencies. Common people can call the 1077 helpline number anytime for help from the government. In view of the warning of the Meteorological Department, Chief Secretary VP Joy has directed the District Collectors to take precautionary measures in all the districts.