Despite a brief respite from torrential rains in Assam, close to a population of 45,000 and seven districts are still affected by floods in the state as the Brahmaputra River continues to flow above the danger mark. The incessant rains have already created chaos in the state along with the other states of Northeast India that includes Sikkim and Tripura.
On Monday, heavy rains triggered floods in various parts of Tripura, paralyzing parts of the state and affecting more than 20,000 people who have been forced to flee their homes. More than 12 boats along with the NDRF team were engaged in the rescue operation.
As per the weatherman at Skymet Weather, Howrah River in Agartala is flowing above the danger mark that has led to torrential flooding causing rains. Heavy rains battered Sikkim as well that led to landslides in various parts of the state.