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GUWAHATI, Sept 22 � The Kamrup Metro district administration today said it has taken measures to deal with any eventuality arising out of the incessant rains during the past two days, including in Meghalaya, which has led to many areas in the city getting flooded.

�Close watch over the entire situation is being maintained to avoid any eventuality. The Kamrup Metro district administration has taken all precautionary and preventive measures in this regard. All the senior officials and magistrates of the district administration are constantly reviewing the situation of all inundated and vulnerable places,� said an official statement.

It said that the district administration has already put into service six boats, 23 pumps and sufficient numbers of rickshaws at various places inundated under the supervision of magistrates and designated NGOs are keeping strict vigil so that effected people can be shifted to the safer places, in case of necessity.

�Already two shelter camps have been kept ready at Sangameria Dharamsala and the Tarun Ram Phookan lndoor Hall, Nehru stadium. The district administration has already made arrangement for announcement through loudspeaker in vulnerable areas requesting public to move to safer places in case of urgency,� it said.

According to the weather forecast, 63 mm rainfall is expected tomorrow, said the release, adding that today it was 101.76 mm at Chandmari area and 63 mm at Basistha area.

�Already six teams of NDRF and an equal number of SDRF teams are assisting the affected persons in the inundated areas to move them to safer places. The Kamrup Metro District administration has provided drinking water to the persons in the areas which are totally cut off from other places.�

�No report of casualty has been reported so far. However, assessment of other loss of public goods has been initiated by the Revenue offices, and civil defence authority is also assisting the administration in its efforts to prevent any loss of life and property,� the official statement said.

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Admin taking steps to deal with situation

GUWAHATI, Sept 22 � The Kamrup Metro district administration today said it has taken measures to deal with any eventuality arising out of the incessant rains during the past two days, including in Meghalaya, which has led to many areas in the city getting flooded.

�Close watch over the entire situation is being maintained to avoid any eventuality. The Kamrup Metro district administration has taken all precautionary and preventive measures in this regard. All the senior officials and magistrates of the district administration are constantly reviewing the situation of all inundated and vulnerable places,� said an official statement.

It said that the district administration has already put into service six boats, 23 pumps and sufficient numbers of rickshaws at various places inundated under the supervision of magistrates and designated NGOs are keeping strict vigil so that effected people can be shifted to the safer places, in case of necessity.

�Already two shelter camps have been kept ready at Sangameria Dharamsala and the Tarun Ram Phookan lndoor Hall, Nehru stadium. The district administration has already made arrangement for announcement through loudspeaker in vulnerable areas requesting public to move to safer places in case of urgency,� it said.

According to the weather forecast, 63 mm rainfall is expected tomorrow, said the release, adding that today it was 101.76 mm at Chandmari area and 63 mm at Basistha area.

�Already six teams of NDRF and an equal number of SDRF teams are assisting the affected persons in the inundated areas to move them to safer places. The Kamrup Metro District administration has provided drinking water to the persons in the areas which are totally cut off from other places.�

�No report of casualty has been reported so far. However, assessment of other loss of public goods has been initiated by the Revenue offices, and civil defence authority is also assisting the administration in its efforts to prevent any loss of life and property,� the official statement said.