New areas have been submerged due to incessant rains in Assam. Along with agricultural land, residential areas and railway stations have also been flooded. More than two lakh people are in the grip of floods. Six people died due to floods and landslides, while six people are missing in the Cachar district. More than six thousand houses have been damaged.
The Dima Hasao district is completely destroyed by the landslide, and rain in Assam. Heavy rains and landslides with floods in Assam caused a major bridge to be washed away, and the road and rail connectivity was also snapped.
According to the reports, around 2 lakh people in 20 districts of the state have been badly affected by the floods. The deadly landslide, which was triggered by a continuous deluge, took three lives in Haflong Revenue Circle.
Approximately, 1,97,248 people have been affected by the floods and landslides. Disaster management officials said Cachar and Hojai districts are the worst affected. The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in Assam in the next three days. In the last 24 hours, embankments have broken at 16 places in different districts. Roads, bridges, and houses are damaged in many areas.
In a video, shared on social media, an old bridge in the Dima Hasao district can be seen collapsing and being washed away by floodwaters. In other visuals, the Haflong station in the district is completely submerged due to heavy rains and landslides. Dima Hasao district has been completely broken off due to landslides and breakdown of communication channels, according to reports. Therefore, all roads and railways which leads to Haflong have been closed.