It’s now a perennial issue every year for the inhabitant of the North East states like Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. Every year during the time of monsoon the areas are badly affected by floods and landslides. This year is not new.
The World’s Heritage Place by UNESCO, for the world’s great one-horned rhinoceroses, also a tiger reserve and has a large population of elephants, wild buffaloes, and deer. With an area of 430-square kilometers spreading across two districts Golaghat and Nagaon is also having the same story each and every year during the time of the monsoon.
The Flood took a toll of 96 animals to date. “eight rhinos, seven wild boars, two swamp deers, 74 hog deer, and two porcupines,” park officials said. Nearly 132 animals have been rescued by the Forest officials from the park which is now 85% submerged underwater.
Amidst the Pandemic woes, the northeast took a hit by three flood waves since May which displaces more than 2.75 million people across 24 districts. Nearly 110 People lost their lives and more than 100 were injured due to the devastating flood. According to the officials, the death toll is likely to rise as 48 peoples are still missing.
The CM Sarbananda Sonowal today meets the affected people and confirmed, all precautionary measures are taken to the affected people, and relief is provided to the rescued people.
Also investigated the recent damage of the embankment caused by the Pahumara river at Gahinpara near Pathsala.
In between the ongoing struggle to stay afloat, The IMD warned heavy to extreme downpour for the next three days in five eastern and northeastern states including Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.