The Indian Meteorological Department issued a yellow alert in the state on Saturday. Around 1.08 lakh people are taking shelter in 373 relief camps in the state. In the last 24 hours, landslides were reported in Dima Hasau, Gwalpara, Morigaon, Kamrup and Kamrup (Metro) districts. The situation is worse in lower Assam’s Nalbari district. Here 1.23 lakh people have been affected due to floods.
203 villages are completely submerged in West Nalbari, Ghogapar, Barbhag, Nalbari, Tihu, Barkhetri revenue circle. In view of the continuous rise in the water level of the rivers and the flood situation, the Railway Department has partially canceled the trains running from Dibrugarh and Tinsukia. The Central Water Commission has been told that the Kapili river in Nagaon district is in spate. . At the same time, water of Brahmaputra, Jia Bharali, Puthimari, Manas, Beki, Barak and Kushiara rivers are flowing above the danger mark. 43,338 hectares of agricultural land is submerged in the state.