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Floods, landslides kill over 60 in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

Floods, landslides kill over 60 in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

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Floods, landslides kill over 60 in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

The Northeastern states have been witnessing intense weather conditions for quite some time now. It seems like mother nature has been wreaking havoc over two of the seven sister states. Both Arunachal Pradesh as well as Assam has been witnessing floods and landslides.

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Only yesterday, a massive landslide affected the state of Arunachal Pradesh killing at least 14 people. The landslide which was triggered by flash floods due to heavy rains over the region, occurred in the Papumpare district of Arunachal Pradesh during the afternoon hours of Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the state of Assam continues to reel under intense flood conditions. So much so that the death toll has once again risen to 45 as five more people which includes a woman and two minors.

The Kaziranga National Park which is home to one horn rhinoceros has been inundated resulting in the deaths of two rhinoceroses as well as 11 hog deer and two swamp deer.

Check out the latest lightning and thunderstorm status across Assam and Arunachal Pradesh

Assam-Floods

The trough which was running along Gangetic West Bengal has now weakened due to the development of well-marked low over MP, moisture content is now being pulled towards this weather system thereby reducing over Northeast India. Thus, rainfall activity will also now reduce over Northeast India.

Thus, gradual relief in the prevailing flood conditions over the states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh is expected during the next two to three days.

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