BARPETA, July 23 - The current wave of flood has turn critical in Barpeta district and more than two hundred villages have been affected so far. Most of the river�s flowing through the district are flowing above the danger mark and is show rising trend. As a result the overall situation is likely to be deteriorated in the next few days.
In Baghbar circle alone 97 villages are reeling under flood while the affected villages under Kalgachia revenue circle is 46. Beki has already breached its embankment at Kamarpara Khatakuci area and continues devastating erosion at Bardanga. It�s embankment in several parts have become vulnerable.
Flood water of Brahmaputra has entered through the broken Ring Bund at Bhogerpar where the mighty river has created panic by eroding thousands of hectares of land during the last few days. Tihu, Burhadia and Kaldia have inundated a number of villages under Sarthebari revenue circle.
Meanwhile, the erosion of Beki has threatened the existence of the main link road to Manas National Park the Barpetaroad Bansbari road. It is fast approaching to the road at Safakamar. The authorities have done palliative works since yesterday. If it does not work properly the important road may be erased from the map of Barpeta district.
The erosion of Beki has also turned critical at Narayanguri the picnic spot near the World Heritage site. The scenic beauty of Narayanguri has already been eroded and the embankment is at stake.
Morigaon Correspondent adds: The overall flood situation in Morigaon district in central Assam took a grim turn today as the Brahmaputra and its three tributaries namely Kopili, Kolong and Kiling are flowing above the danger level within the area of Morigaon district.
The worst affected Bhuragaon and Mayong revenue circles of the district have been facing fresh wave flood affecting more than 80,000 people. The Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary has also been affected by the flood. Meanwhile, 50 per cent areas of the sanctuary were inundated.