Train Services Affected Due To Flooding At Haflong Railway Station

Train Services Affected Due To Flooding At Haflong Railway Station

Neighbouring states including Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh also witnessed heavy rains, resulting in massive floods.

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), till May 14, a total of 24,681 people in 94 villages in six districts – Cachar, Dhemaji, Hojai, Karbi Anglong West, Nagaon and Kamrup (Metro) were affected in the first spell of flood.

The flood waters have also submerged 1732.72 hectares of cropland in the flood hit districts.

Several roads, bridges, and irrigation canals were damaged in Hojai, Lakhimpur, Nagaon districts.

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) on Saturday announced cancellation, partial cancellation, short termination, and short origination of trains in the Badarpur Hill section owing to heavy rain and landslides in Lumding in Assam.

The decision was taken keeping in mind the landslides and water logging in several areas due to heavy rainfall in the region.

Assam Press