Amid Covid-19 pandemic, first wave of flood hits Assam

GUWAHATI: At a time when the state is hit by COVID-19 pandemic, first of wave has hit Assam.

There may be incessant rain in Assam in final two days. In villages of Barpeta in Decrease Assam round 630 folks have been affected.

In line with Assam Catastrophe Administration Authority (ASDMA), Jia Bharali River is flowing above hazard stage in final 24 hours.

Assam receives a number of waves of flood yearly, inflicting big loss to folks, agriculture and financial system.

The state is dashing to finish repairing work of embankment .Following the nationwide lockdown on account of COVID-19, embankment restore work was halted on March 24 final. Nevertheless, the work will resume on April 21.

The water useful resource division claimed that it has accomplished restore of 32 embankments out of 38 breached ones.

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