June 7, 2023

Landslides and flooding in the northern and northeastern parts of the country have led to disaster in many states. At the same time, millions of people are facing disaster. At the same time, the situation in Bihar and Assam has become uncontrollable due to floods. By Tuesday, the death toll in this disaster in Assam has increased to 87. At the same time, 24.19 lakh people of 24 districts of the state have been affected by this.

Meanwhile, a spokesman for the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said that the force has deployed 122 teams in 20 states to deal with the monsoon floods and heavy rains. 12 of these teams are in Assam.

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) daily flood report, one person died in Nagaon district on Tuesday while another died in Morigaon. He said that 26 people have died due to landslides caused by rain and floods. 

Meanwhile, Meghalaya Chief Minister Konrad Sangma said that four children and a woman have died in floods in the state’s West Garo Hills district and 1.52 lakh people are affected by the natural disaster. He announced a compensation of four lakh rupees for the relatives of the deceased.

United Nations willing to help Assam
. The United Nations is fully ready to assist the Government of India if it needs help for relief operations in flood-ravaged Assam. United Nations Secretary-General’s spokesman Stephen Dujarik said, “Our allies have reported that about 4 million people in 2254 villages have been rendered homeless and 189 lives due to the floods caused by monsoon rains in Assam and neighboring Nepal in India. has gone.’ Also, crops have been destroyed in more than one lakh hectares of land. He said, “The United Nations is ready to help the Indian government if needed.” The World Food Program (WFP) is trying to reach affected communities in Assam and Nepal. 

Went the lives of 17 people from lightning in Bihar
Bihar killed 17 people thunderclap in the rain on Tuesday. Those who died included six from Banka, four from Biharsharif, three from Jamui, two from Bodh Gaya and one each from Lakhisarai and Nawada. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed grief to those killed in the thunderclap. He has directed to give ex-gratia grant of Rs. Four lakh each to the immediate kin of the deceased. The Chief Minister said that he is with the affected families in this hour of disaster. 

The worsening situation in the Gandak-Kosi
area is also raining continuously in the catchment area of ​​Nepal and the rivers of the state. Due to this, the pressure of water is increasing. Due to heavy rains in Nepal, a record 4.20 lakh cubic meters of water has been released from Gandak barrage in Valmikinagar and 3.20 lakh cubic water from Kosi barrage in Virpur. Due to this, flood situation is becoming critical in the low lying areas of Gandak and Kosi affected areas of North and East Bihar.

The Disaster Management Department said in a bulletin that several rivers, except the Ganges, are flowing above the danger mark and flood waters have affected about four lakh people in eight districts. The official said that maximum 19 teams of disaster relief force have been deployed in Bihar. 

The bodies of four of the 11 villagers missing in the landslide in Uttarakhand have been found and the bodies of four of
the 11 villagers buried in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, have been removed and seven are still missing. After the torrential rains in Tanga village of Bangapani tehsil of the district late on Sunday, the landslide caused huge havoc in Galla Patarkot village of Munsari tehsil and Tanga village of Bangapani tehsil. Rescuers have recovered the bodies of four villagers from the wreckage of four houses in the village. Seven more villagers are buried under the debris. With this, the death toll in the two villages of the district has increased to seven. In the district Galla Patharkot village, the couple, including their daughter, died, while 11 houses were buried in the rubble due to the collapse of four houses in Tanga village.