Multiple government departments are involved in mitigating this disaster, with varying degree of success, yet Guwahatian life coming to a standstill because of this flooding, and it is a recurring phenomenon. Augmentation of the pumping capacity at Bharalumukh, provides some relief, but is not enough. It is largely believe to be a natural calamity, and has to be absorbed by the society. Disaster cannot be done away with; only loss can be minimized through preparedness.
A man pulls a rickshaw on a water-logged street in Guwahati. Flood alerts issued in at least five districts in Assam Localities in Guwahati water-logged; schools and colleges to remain shut 10 died after building caved in due to landslide in Mizoram yesterday At least 13 people have died in flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in the Northeast in the past three days.
Assam's capital Guwahati, one of the cities in the Northeast selected in the centre's Smart City project, saw severe water-logging. Neighbouring states Manipur and Mizoram also saw strong floods in several districts.
Flash floods have submerged many areas in Manipur, while water from Mizoram's hills threatens to submerge parts of Hailakandi district in south Assam's Barak Valley. In Manipur, both Nambol and Imphal rivers have breached, causing flash floods in Imphal valley.
Mizoram remained cut-off from the rest of the country for the second day today due to landslides, people familiar with the matter said. Ten people died when a building caved in due to landslide in Lunglei district in Mizoram yesterday.
While Guwahati recorded a very high Rainfall was light today, but water flowing down from hill areas has inundated new areas in valleys across the Northeast. Many localities in Guwahati were water-logged for a second day, forcing schools and colleges to remain shut.
The authorities reported three more deaths in Guwahati today, taking the death toll to five in the last two days, officials said. Two people, including a school student, were electrocuted on Tuesday during the flash floods.
Their bodies were recovered today. A woman died in Nabin Nagar as no ambulance reached her when she suffered a heart attack on Tuesday night, a Kamrup Metro district administration official said. This happens every year. Yesterday, we had water till our waist," said Rajesh Bhuyan, a resident of Anil Nagar where water-logging is frequent.
Another resident of the area, Uttam Sahu, said, "The government has to take some steps; this is an annual problem and there is no solution. With inputs from IANS.Brighter side of Anil Nagar.
Guwahati waterlogging, as we found, is no disaster but is a problem – hence there are solutions, if approached in a systematic way, not whimsically as is practised now. 1. Assam's capital Guwahati, one of the cities in the Northeast selected in the centre's Smart City project, saw severe water-logging. To resolve the artificial flood and water logging problem in and around Guwahati, an important meeting was held today evening under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner and Chairman, District Disaster Management Authority, Virendra Mittal at DC Office.
While water logging during the monsoons remains a problem for the residents of Anil Nagar, the ward exceeds the expectation of the residents in terms of other facilities such as health care, electricity, garbage collection and road conditions, the survey revealed.
The rains and massive water logging has thrown life out of gear in Guwahati.
Rains flooded all major roads in the city and commuters were left stranded for hours due to water-logging. (Photo. Waterlogging in Guwahati Essay. Water-logging in Guwahati Guwahati is called the gateway of Assam - Waterlogging in Guwahati Essay introduction.
It lies at the banks of the river Brahmaputra. It is surrounded by hills and has a tropical climate. Assam's capital Guwahati, one of the cities in the Northeast selected in the centre's Smart City project, saw severe water-logging.
Jun 13, · Waterlogging in Guwahati after heavy rains, 5 relief camps set up The Deputy Commissioner said landslides have occurred at three places - Kamakhya, Zoo Road and Chandmari- in Guwahati, which constitutes most of the Kamrup Metropolitan initiativeblog.com: PTI.
Dimension of Waterlogging in Guwahati City Introduction: Inundation owing to water-logging is has been a major catastrophe faced in several wards of Guwahati Municipal Corporation Area during the rainy.