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Flood swamp Assam's Kaziranga National Park

ANI  |  Assam [India] 

Floods in cross the danger level after incessant rains hit several parts of the Kaziranga Park.

More than 50 percent region of the park has submerged.

Assistant Conservator of the park M Das told ANI, "Elephants, Rhinos and Deer have migrated to Karbi Hills. Flood level is expected to rise."

Divisional Forest Officer Rohini B Saikia said that most of the strayed animals are crossing the Highway 37 and are taking shelter in Karbi hills.

Earlier on Tuesday, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal paid a visit to Lahorighat of the state's Morigaon district and took stock of the measures that the Water Resources Department has taken so far to control the menace.

He directed the department to take immediate steps to contain erosion.

Sonowal convened a high-level meeting at the circuit house, Morigaon, and reviewed the situation emanated from flood and erosion in the district.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 11:48 IST
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