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Water level of Kundil river maintaining rising trend

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DOOMDOOMA, May 12 - Following incessant rainfall in Assam and neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh since the last one week, the water level of Kundil river has been maintaining a rising trend.

However, no village has been inundated thus far.

Talking to this Correspondent, the Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil) of Sadiya, Biswajit Phukan informed that the bamboo bridge over the river at Tupsinga was washed away by strong currents on Thursday night.

As a result the Government detailed an NDRF team to be stationed at Sadiya for this flood season in order to assist the local administration in rescue and disaster-related matters.

Further, a sub-divisional flood relief meeting was held recently at Sadiya Circuit House and 16 flood relief camps are proposed to be set up in various places of the sub-division, Phukan added.

On the other hand, Naruttom Sharma, Field Officer of the State Disaster Management Authority for Doomdooma Revenue Circle informed that though the water level of the rivers had been rising steadily, but luckily it had not crossed the danger level.

The Noa-Dihing has been flowing one metre below the danger level, he added.

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Water level of Kundil river maintaining rising trend

DOOMDOOMA, May 12 - Following incessant rainfall in Assam and neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh since the last one week, the water level of Kundil river has been maintaining a rising trend.

However, no village has been inundated thus far.

Talking to this Correspondent, the Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil) of Sadiya, Biswajit Phukan informed that the bamboo bridge over the river at Tupsinga was washed away by strong currents on Thursday night.

As a result the Government detailed an NDRF team to be stationed at Sadiya for this flood season in order to assist the local administration in rescue and disaster-related matters.

Further, a sub-divisional flood relief meeting was held recently at Sadiya Circuit House and 16 flood relief camps are proposed to be set up in various places of the sub-division, Phukan added.

On the other hand, Naruttom Sharma, Field Officer of the State Disaster Management Authority for Doomdooma Revenue Circle informed that though the water level of the rivers had been rising steadily, but luckily it had not crossed the danger level.

The Noa-Dihing has been flowing one metre below the danger level, he added.