Updated on June 15 at 11:47 AM: The last 24 hours also saw hefty rains over the state of Assam. In the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Thursday, Goalprara recorded heavy rain to the tune of 121 mm, followed by Guwahati at 64.4 mm, Mazbat 30.6 mm, Bhubri 17.2 mm, North Lakhimpur 13.6 mm and Dibrugarh 4.8 mm of rains.
Thus, river Brahmaputra is also overflowing as the catchment areas are also receiving extremely heavy rains along with rainfall activity over the state. Flood situation remains grim over the state. Thousands of relief camps have been set up where almost 1.5 lakh residents have taken shelter.
Biswanath, Karbi Anglong East, Karbi Anglong West, Golaghat, Karimganj, and Hailakandi are the most affected districts in Assam. As per Skymet Weather, rains are likely to continue as the cyclonic circulation over Assam and adjoining areas continues to persist. No relief is in the forecast for the residents of Assam.
Updated on June 14 at 16:43 PM: The northeastern states along with Kerala are the first to see the arrival of Southwest Monsoon. As per Skymet Weather, Monsoon has covered almost all the states of Northeast India until now. In wake of the continuous hefty showers over Northeast India, many states are under the grip of floods.