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Devastation of rain… Flood devastation from Himachal to Assam! 13 dead in UP, hundreds of villages flooded

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30 districts of Assam are in the grip of floods

Rains and floods have wreaked havoc in North-East India. The rivers here are straining, the water level is constantly rising. The situation has reached such a stage that around 24.5 lakh people in 30 districts of the state are in the grip of this flood. Here, 13 people have died due to rain in Uttar Pradesh in the 24 hours till 6.30 pm on Saturday. Similarly, a 30-year-old woman died due to drowning in Jammu due to heavy rain throughout the night. Seeing the situation, Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to the Chief Ministers of all the states on telephone.

He also assured Assam Chief Minister Himanta Vishwa Sharma of central assistance. Said that NDRF and SDRF are engaged in relief work. According to the report, the entire state of Assam is in the grip of severe floods. Traffic has come to a standstill in Cachar, Kamrup, Dhubri, Nagaon, Goalpara, Barpeta, Dibrugarh, Bongaigaon, Lakhimpur, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Karimganj, Kamrup (Metropolitan), Kamrup and Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts of the state. Water has also entered people’s houses.

52 people have died in Assam

So far 52 people have died due to floods in this state. At the same time, 12 people have lost their lives in landslides triggered by rains and storms. According to the government report, there is a rise in the Brahmaputra river in the state. The river is currently wreaking havoc in areas like Nimtaghat, Guwahati, Goalpara and Dhubri. Barak River and its tributaries are also flowing above the danger mark at many places. According to an official of Kaziranga National Park, 114 wild animals have also died due to the devastating floods here. However, after many efforts, 95 animals were rescued till Saturday.

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Relief work has been intensified in Bihar

On the other hand, people living in low-lying areas in East and West Champaran districts of Bihar have been shifted to safe places. According to officials, the water level in the dam has also risen significantly due to increased flow of water in the rivers. According to reports, river Kosi is flowing above the danger mark in Supaul and its surrounding areas in Basantpur. The river also crossed the warning level on Friday in Khagaria, Madhubani, Jayanagar, Zanzarpur and Beldaur. A similar situation was seen in Araria district on Friday also.

13 people have died in UP

Here Parman river has gone above the danger mark. At the same time, Gandak is also found in its extreme form in Gopalganj and Sidhwalia. Due to heavy rain here, 14 people have died in the last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. In Uttar Pradesh alone, 13 people have died in Fatehpur, Rae Bareli, Mainpuri, Bulandshahr, Kannauj, Kaushambi, Firozabad, Pratapgarh and Unnao. When a woman died in Jammu. An average of 18.3 mm of rainfall has been reported in the last 24 hours. Similarly, Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra, Dharamshala and Palampur received more than 200 mm of rain.

150 roads closed in Himachal

Due to which more than 150 roads have been disrupted. These include 111 roads in Mandi, 13 in Sirmaur, 9 in Shimla and 8 each in Chamba and Kullu. Similarly, 334 transformers have been damaged due to rain, while 55 water supply schemes have also stalled. Dharamshala has received the highest rainfall of 214.6 mm. While 212.4 mm of rain has been recorded in Palampur and 169 mm in Jogendranagar. The Meteorological Department has warned of thunderstorm and lightning at different places in Shimla on July 12. On the other hand, heavy rains have also started in Rajasthan. Baran district of the state has received 195 mm of rain in 24 hours. Similarly, heavy rain is falling in Jaipur, Bundi, Kota, Tonk.

Nita Yadav

Nita Yadav

I am Nita Yadav, specializing in writing about politics and breaking national news. My focus is on delivering insightful and timely perspectives on these crucial topics, aiming to inform and engage my readers effectively.

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