Flooding in NE India kills 80 people and over 100 animals including 9 rhinos

Flooding in NE India kills 80 people and over 100 animals including 9 rhinos

According to govt 85% of Kaziranga National Park in Assam, is under water. More than 100 animals, including nine rhinos, have drowned in the floods. Over 80 people in northeast India have died in floods. The deluge has forced more than 2.5mn people to leave their houses as the flood waters have washed away more than 10,000 homes. They have been moved to 300 relief camps set up by authorities.

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"Officials voiced concern that the flooding and hurried evacuation of millions of Assam residents would cause a significant rise in cases of coronavirus in the north-eastern state, known for its tea plantations. At the moment, 50,000 people are sheltered in cramped relief camps but because of the scale and urgency of the evacuations, officials admitted that no physical distancing measures were being enforced." The people of Assam should brace themselves to deal with another crisis. This is so unfortunate.

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