BISWANATH CHARIALI, July 4 - The overall flood situation has improved a little bit today in Biswanath district. A large number of villages in Biswanath district were inundated following incessant rains in the northern part of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh since Tuesday night.
According to information available here, rising water of Ghagra, Chatrang and Burhigang rivers flooded several areas causing much inconvenience to the residents. The flood water caused damages to villages like Pabhoi, Rangamati, Hatishal, Kurmi Basti, Bamuni Pathar, Karvi Chuburi, Dhulie, Tinisuti, Bamgereki, Mijika, Kharashimalu, Tengabari, Milanpur, Madhya Chatrang (Gohpur) etc. An official release revealed that altogether 17 villages of the district have been affected by flood water.
Among them, fifteen villages fall under Biswanath Revenue Circle, while two villages fall under Helem Revenue Circle. Meanwhile, two designated relief camps were opened in Chariali Academy School and Bholanath LP School, Lehugaon where around 205 inmates have been provided shelter. The affected people sought more relief materials.