DHUBRI, June 19 - As the water level of Brahmaputra and its tributaries are rising sharply in the Dhubri district, many villages here are soon to get flooded.
As per reports since a few days, the level of water in the mighty river that is flowing in the district is increasing abruptly. On Tuesday, the level of Brahmaputra water is 27.32 metres which is a little more than a metre away from its danger level of 28.62 metres, while on Monday the level was 26.91 metres and on Sunday it was 26.46 metres.
However, according to officials, it is believed that if such a trend continues many villages in the district will soon get flooded. Meanwhile, there has been reports from many corners of the district of erosion.
It may be mentioned here that during the flood last year, as many as 1132262 people living in 682 villages were affected by flood.