Chinese authority have issued a high alert recently for Assam and Arunachal Pradesh state for the flood like conditions in the coming days as Tsangpo river in China swells up and further entering into the Indian state is creating the danger of heavy flood.
Followed by the alert which says that Tsangpo river is increasing with an observed discharge of 9,020 cumec, the state government of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh have sent put an alert for the advance relief measures.
The three major rivers of Assam- Dhansiri, Brahmaputra and Bharali is already running above the danger level thus making 1,488 people to live in the relief camps. To combat with the situation, all the district administrates are asked to be present in the affected areas to deal in case of the flood situations.
Deputy Commissioner of Dibrugarh, Laya Madhuri said, “There are chances of a flood in the district due to swelling of rivers in Arunachal. But the district is prepared and necessary action has taken to tackle any untoward incident”.
The rise level of water in Tsangpo rivers is due to several factors as some of the dams have been collapsed thus leading to the water of river to be turned into brown or black colour for long time and the series of earthquakes occurred last year have also destroyed some of other dams.
A note water expert from Guwahati, Parthajyoti Das talked about the reasons for the flood like situation in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh by saying that, “During that period we got a scientific explanations from several quarters that there are a couple of landslides dams which may burst in future and depending on how much water is released or gradually, it could create a flood like situation in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh”.
As per the present reports, more than 50 people have died due to flood this year in Assam and about 15,000 people have been affected and gets displaced from their local places. Along with that, more than 600 hectares of land were damaged by the heavy rainfall and flood.