Residents who are already reeling under severe loss due to the flood last month, anticipated more loss.
Satellite technology and GIS mapping should be used to study the flood patterns. Mitigation for flood damage would be more appropriate to manage floods rather than attempts to stop the river from flooding into the historical flood plains which nature has developed over centuries.
State Disaster Response Force with rescue boats, wood cutting machines, and drilling machines have also been deployed.
The CWC also maintains flood damage data of the country, according to which, maximum damages due to floods, during 2017-2019, were in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, and Karnataka.
According to a study by NASA, Earth is expected to see a four-fold rise in the number of floods as the lunar cycle accompanied by the climate crisis will lead to a rise in sea levels.
Guwahati: Four days ahead of the Assam Assembly elections, BJP President J.P. Nadda on Tuesday released the party’s manifesto focusing chronic flood management, protection and development of the Assamese culture, empowerment of youths and women, correction of the NRC and check infiltrations. Announcing the ruling the BJP’s “Sankalp Patra”, Nadda said that there are 10 […]