Guwahati: The number of people killed in floods in Assam rose to 67 on Monday, while Forest Department officials said that 187 animals were killed. It consists of 15 one-horned rhinoceros, one elephant and more than 100 deer. Assam State Disaster Management Authority on Monday said that the number of people killed in two more people in the last 24 hours has increased to 67. He said that the situation is gradually improving in the state. By floods 33,55,837 people are still affected by Monday
More than 2000 villages of Dhemaji, Biswanath, Darang, Barpeta, Nalbari, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salemar, Kamrup (Metro), Kamrup, Morigaon, Nagan, Jorhat, Golahat and Kachar districts have been affected by the flood. At present, about 90 percent of Kaziranga National Park is submerged from the flood.
This has forced the wild animals to go out and move to high altitude places. Anti-hunting camps have been submerged for a week after flood waters. Park officials said that the condition of the flood is showing improvement gradually as water level is showing decrease. An official said, "There is a decline in the water level.
We have recorded a decrease of 162 cm in the water level by Monday morning. "The official said that with the people of the forest, the employees of the forest department are busy working to save the troubled animals, he said that 16 animals are in high speed on National Highway 37 While killed by vehicles, 15 deaths and an elephant died due to drowning. He said, "Total 13 wild pigs, 12 sambhar, 6 hog deer, two buffaloes and three shawls are also killed due to the drowning."