- Bihar: rain continues in Darbhanga district last week
- Uttarakhand: 30 teams deployed at 63 places of Chardham yatra
- Assam: flood water at 6 places of National Highway 37
Jul 15, 2019, 09:24 PM IST
Dehradun. Life has become disorganized with heavy rains in some states of the country. Orange alert was issued in different districts of Uttarakhand. Kamla Balan river in Darbhanga district of Bihar is on the boom. This affected about one lakh people. On the other hand, 90 percent of Kaziranga National Park in Assam has been hit by floods. At least 11 animals died due to drowning.
State Disaster Management Force (SDRF) IG Sanjay Gunjyal said that 30 teams in the entire state have been kept alert. These teams will keep an eye on 63 places of Chardham Tour. Teams will maintain contact with local administration and police force.
Rain may occur in nine districts – Meteorological Department
Meteorological director Bikram Singh said: "It is very heavy in nine districts and in other districts it may rain. There is a possibility of landslides in mountainous areas. It has been suggested to stop the movement of tourists in Himalayan regions.
Kaziranga floods, 11 animals die
Assam: In the Kaziranga National Park, about 11 animals died due to submergence of flood water. About 90 percent of the park is submerged in the flood during this time. Flood waters flowing over highways in six places in the National Highway 37, which passes through the park. Traffic has been banned in parts of Naogaon and Golaghat.
Flood water spread in seven blocks of Darbhanga
Bihar: Rain has been continuing for nearly a week in Darbhanga district. Kamla Balan river is on the boom. Due to damaged embankments in many places, the population of about one lakh has been affected. District Magistrate Dr Tyagarajan SM told that NDRF for relief and rescue work in affected areas. And teams of SDRF are continuously working.
NDRF teams equipped with relief material
According to the official statement, 119 teams of NDRF have been deployed to help the victims in flood-hit areas across the country. There is a possibility of more damage from floods in Assam, Bihar. Control room is designed to help people there for 24 hours. Team bots are equipped with flood relief material.