The floods in Northeast India have had a startling, and destructive effect on the lives of people and their property. The death toll has risen to 22 people. The reports of drowning have been received from Cachar district, Karimganj and Hailakandi district. Villages have become clogged in the water, as the Kopili, Nishari rivers have risen and overwhelmed their homes and property. It has been suggested that the flood has affected 4.5 lakhs people in the state of Assam. Assam State Disaster Management Authority has confirmed that 5 people have drowned in the various districts in the state. Imphal river has been recorded as overflowing in some regions in Minuthong, but is flowing below the danger mark in others.
Kakching in Manipur has been taken over by the water, and people have to rush to a dry place as their homes are flooded and there is no other way to survive in the region. The government has begun providing relief to the people affected by the natural disaster, as 8 tons of relief material has been granted to the Tripura’s Kailashahar and Assam’s Hailakandi.
The level of Bharmaputra has also risen because of the constant pouring in Guwahati, to the limit that it is rising 4-5 cm per hour, and it is reported that it could overcome the dangerous level in 2-3 days. The condition for people living in the areas have gotten from bad to worse, as they try to find another place to live temporarily, even as the water is not going down and the rain continues to pour, thus wreaking havoc on the lives and properties of the residents. People can be seen in many videos, trying to save their precious materials from harm, as they try to find a safe place for themselves and family members.