Second consecutive day on Wednesday due to torrential rain. Areas like Rukminigaon, Anil Nagar, Nabin Nagar, Hatigaon, Zoo Road etc have been severely affected and are still deluged by floods. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel have been deployed so, as to carry out relief work in various parts of Guwahati which have been hit hard by waterlogging. In view of heavy rains, the Assam government on Tuesday issued an advisory or alert for the people of Guwahati and not to go out unless anything essential.The IMD has issued a red alert for the next two days for Assam as heavy to extremely heavy rainfall has been predicted. The state government also released helpline numbers for the residents of the capital city of Assam. 

The district administration has requested the people residing prone to waterlogging/landslides to shift to a safer location or to contact the District Administration at 1077/8638112297. The government also opened helpline numbers – Circle Officer, Dispur 83760 29984, Circle Officer, Guwahati 95082 09686, Field Officer, DDMA, Dispur 88760 86488, Field Officer, DDMA, Guwahati 97077 27422 and the numbers may be contacted for information on nearest relief camps also.

Transportation was severely hit as no other vehicles except cycle rickshaws could ply on the roads and the only means of transportation. Meanwhile, teams from state disaster management authority, fire & emergency services and district disaster management authority shifted people to safer places. Incessant rain coupled with thunderstorms have wreaked havoc across Assam and has reduced the daily activities to a standstill.

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