As per latest reports, 23 people have died so far and 6 people have died in the last 24 hours. Many incidents of flash floods and even landslides have reportedly cut off vital transport routes and in many areas crops and livestock have been swept off.
According to a report in India Today, Karbi Anglong, Dima Hasao, Karimganj and Cacher districts of Assam and Dhalai, Unakoti, North Tripura and Khowai districts of Tripura have been reeling under torrential rains and floods since many days.
The report states that the Indian Railways has taken up major relief and assistance work in flood-hit areas. People in several areas have been taking shelter in railway stations and the Railways have provided hundreds of bottles of bottled water, food packets, baby food and other relief items. Read More
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