Floods continue to cause Mayhem in many villagesin Various Northern States of India
The death toll in Uttar Pradesh has went up to 80. There are now reports of 13 more bodies being fished out. Due to the floods that occurred, many villages have been swept away. The water has begun to recede from the Indo-Nepal border villages and the rebuilding process has already started there. However, in districts like Bahraich and LakhimpurKheri, mud has filled up everywhere. Along with this, the animal carcasses are stuck everywhere. This has presented a danger of an epidemic.
The floods have destroyed the roads and electricity network in almost all of the nearby areas. They have also caused disruptions in traffic. The damage done by the floods is expected to be repaired after several months according to the district administrations.
The floods have affected approximately 14 lakh people in 803 villages in fourteen districts. These districts are Nalanda, Saharsa, Supaul, West Champaran, Madhubani, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi, Patna, Sheohar, Araria, Shekhpura, Khagaria and Gopalganj.
Out of all the districts, Nalanda was the worst affected district. There are over seven lakh people affect in Nalanda.
The state of Bihar has faced a loss of Rs. 52.21 crore worth of crops.One of the states that showed improvement was Assam. It is stated by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority that over two lakh people were affected by it in 14 districts.
The flood situations have slightly improved and the Revenue department officials have stated that people are returning to their houses. The floods have improved in the Upper Assam area, however, the Brahmaputra and its tributaries flooded several villages in the Lower Assam districts. The Central Water Commission has stated that the water level of Brahmaputra in Dhubri and Goalpara districts was above the danger mark. However, they have stated that the water level will most likely reduce.
Emergency numbers are as given below and those who need help can use them:
Relief Commissioner – (0522)2238200
Shri. Jai Prakash Sagar, Special Secretary Revenue – (0522)(2238601)
Emergency Operation Centre Other District (EOC) – 1077
Control Room – 2238084.
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