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Flood forecast for Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Sikkim and North Bengal

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Flood forecast for Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and North Bengal

In view of heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy rainfall occurring in the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, North Bengal, and parts of Bhutan in association with active to vigorous south west monsoon conditions and heavy to very heavy rainfall forecast in these states for the next two to three days, river Brahmaputra and its tributaries flowing in the States of and North Bengal are rising very rapidly.

Due to this, river Brahmaputra is likely to flow in Moderate to High flood situation in the districts of Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Sonitpur (9th to 12th July 2017), Morigaon, Kamrup, Goalpara and Dhubri during the next five days (i.e. from 9th to 13th July 2017).River Ranganadi and River Jia-Bharali at NT Road crossing are likely to flow in High to Unprecedented Flood situation in North Lakhimpur and Sonitpur districts respectively during the period 9th to 11th July 2017.River Dikhow at Sibsagar in Sibsagar district is likely to flow in Moderate to High Flood situation during the period 9th to 11th July 2017.River Beki at Beki Road Bridge in Barpeta district is likely to flow in Moderate to High Flood situation during 9th to 11th July 2017. River Gaurang at Kokrajhar in Kokrajhar district is likely to flow in Low to Moderate Flood situation during the period 9th to 11th July 2017.Rivers in districts of Chirang and Bongaigaon are also likely to flow in Low to Moderate Flood situation during the same period.

River Siang at Passighat in East Siang district of is likely to flow in Moderate flood situation during the period 9th to 11th July 2017.River Kameng in West and East Kameng districts of the state is likely to flow in moderate to High Flood situation during 9th to 11th July 2017.

River Sankosh at Sankosh LRP in Alipurduar district of is flowing in Unprecedented Flood situation at 1600 hrs today with rising trend and is likely to flow in Moderate to High Flood Situation during 9th to 11th July 2017. The same river at Golokganj in Dhubri district of is also likely to flow in Moderate to High Flood situation during the same period.River Torsa at Ghugumari in Coochbehar district is likely to flow in moderate flood situation during the period 9th to 11th July 2017.

Rivers in South are also likely to flow in Moderate Flood situation during the period 9th to 11th July 2017.

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First Published: Sun, July 09 2017. 00:20 IST