The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) on Thursday informed that more than 2.88 lakh people of Nagaon district have been affected due to the first wave of flood and 147 villages under three revenue circles are currently under water.
As per reports, thousand of people of Borkola and Dakhinpaat area under Raha and Nagaon revenue circle have been rendered homeless after flood water entered their homes. This has forced them to move to safer places.
As per data, currently, 9,742.57 hectares of cropland in the district is under water.
Incessant rainfall has increased the water level of Kopili river, thus worsening the state's condition. The increased water levels have submerged new areas.
The water level of the river has already crossed its highest mark and inundated new areas of the district.
Several roads connecting Kampur area have been submerged.
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