10 killed in 3 days as rain lashes Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

  • According to an Assam state disaster management authority report released on Monday, two deaths were reported in Cachar district, taking the toll in the state since Friday to five.
A tree is uprooted after the boundary wall of Assam Engineering Institute (AEI) collapses due to a landslide following heavy rainfall, in Guwahati. (ANI Photo)(Pitamber Newar )
A tree is uprooted after the boundary wall of Assam Engineering Institute (AEI) collapses due to a landslide following heavy rainfall, in Guwahati. (ANI Photo)(Pitamber Newar )
Published on May 17, 2022 05:10 AM IST
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By, Guwahati

At least 10 people have died in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in flood-related incidents in three days as torrential rains continued to lash parts of the northeast on Monday, officials from the two states said.

According to an Assam state disaster management authority report released on Monday, two deaths were reported in Cachar district, taking the toll in the state since Friday to five.

Since Sunday, five people have been killed and six injured in two separate landslides in Arunachal Pradesh, a state government release said.

According to the IMD, five states in the region witnessed excess rainfall than normal during May 1 to 16.

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    Utpal is an assistant editor based in Guwahati. He covers all eight states of North-East and was previously based in Kathmandu, Dehradun and Delhi with Hindustan Times .

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