Flash Floods and landslide claims life of three
With heavy rainfall wrecking havoc in Guwahati in the last 24 hours, the torrential downpour on Thursday night claimed three lives in Jorabat. The area experienced heavy rainfall followed by massive landslides.
The deceased have been identified as Indira Devi (70 y/o), Rakhi Subedi (26 y/o) and Ayush Subedi (2 and half y/o).
The victims were all living in identified government land and had been previously served a notice by the officials to vacate the area.
The government has announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 4,00,000/- to family members of the deceased.
It is to be mentioned that several vehicles, houses in the greater Jorabat area were also damaged in the landslides. The heavy downpour on Friday afternoon also led to flash floods in Guwahati.
Photo of the landslide and the deceased