Heavy rains over the last few days have disrupted normal life in several districts which are now staring at a flood-like situation as they grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Central Water Commission has asked for State authorities to take necessary precautions, including the sharing of information to lower riparian states and downstream districts.
Nearly seven lakh more people fell victim to the flood fury in the last 24 hours, with rain-fed rivers originating in Nepal, inundating vast swathes.
On Sunday, 19 districts were under water and 8.54 lakh people were hit by the calamity.
One person went missing in flood-hit Kokrajhar district, the bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Agency (ASDMA) said.
According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 39,79,563 people in 3,218 villages and localities across 27 districts are affected. Standing crop is affected in areas of 1,31,368 hectares.
According to the investigation team, Anwar and wife Koulath Anwar are the prime accused in the case in which a sum of `23.09 lakh was diverted from the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund.
A report will be submitted to revenue principal secy, land revenue commissioner within a week
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After many houses were affected by the flood water, children are unable to go to school as their school uniform, school bags, and books have been damaged.
Restored documents have been kept in DigiLocker accounts of beneficiaries; these can be downloaded whenever needed
There is also speculation over Kumaraswamy’s statement that his party was not in favour of the collapse of the Yediyurappa government, and his sudden appreciation for the BJP leader.
The maximum number of 430 people died in Maharashtra, followed by 227 in West Bengal in rains, floods and landslides that hit as many as 361 districts in the country.
The government will pay Rs 5 lakh for houses that were 25 to 75 per cent damaged and Rs 50,000 for minor repair works.
Although scheduled to be held for just three days, the Winter session of Karnataka Legislative Assembly and Council is expected to be a stormy one.