Flood waters entered 16 districts of Assam on Friday, affecting over 2.53 lakh folks, whilst the loss of life depend because of the deluge rose to 16 after another individual died, officers mentioned.
Dhemaji stays the worst-hit district within the state, adopted through Tinsukia, Majuli and Dibrugarh.
The deluge claimed one existence in Dibrugarh district, in step with the day-to-day flood bulletin of the Assam State Crisis Control Authority (ASDMA).
The Brahmaputra river and its tributaries are flowing above the chance degree at a number of puts and feature flooded Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Udalguri, Darranf, Baksa, Nalbari, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts, the officers mentioned.
District government have arrange 142 reduction camps and distribution centres in six districts, the place over 18,000 folks have taken refuge, the ASDMA mentioned.
A document from Morigaon mentioned 80 in line with cent space of the Pobitora Flora and fauna Sanctuary has been inundated, forcing wild animals, together with one-horned Indian rhinos, to transport to within sight highlands.
The sanctuary has greater than 100 rhinos, 1,500 wild buffaloes and 1000’s of hogs.
In step with its ranger, the flood waters entered the sanctuary on Thursday and the placement is “alarming”.
The deluge has additionally overrun just about 12,000 hectares of agricultural land with status vegetation, the document mentioned.
The Brahmaputra is flowing above the chance mark at Neamatighat in Jorhat district, Dhubri the town and Tezpur in Sonitpur district, the bulletin mentioned.
Roads and infrastructure were broken at a number of puts, it added.