Though the water levels in both Barak and Kushiyara rivers have started to recede below the danger level, several areas across Barak valley of Assam is still inundated by flood waters.
The National Highway 53 between Silchar and Karimganj continues to remain closed for vehicular traffic along with several other PWD roads in both the districts.
The ferry services in the region are yet to resume normal functioning.
The train services between Silchar-Badarpur-Lumding are also suspended following flood in the region.
Only one single train left from Badarpur to clear the backlog passengers.
Meanwhile, Principal Secretary to the Government of Assam, Rajendra Prasad has arrived in Silchar on the directive from State Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to take stock of the flood situation.
Prasad on Monday evening surveyed the flood affected areas in Silchar, Rangpur and adjoining areas.
The Principal Secretary also interacted with the inmates of several relief camps to know their condition.
He later convened a meeting with the officials of Cachar district administration.
The meeting was attended by local legislators Dilip Kumar Paul, Kishore Nath, Mihir Shome; Deputy Commissioner S Laxmanan and Superintendent of Police Rakesh Roshan, apart from officials from the Water Resources and Disaster Management Departments.
The Principal Secretary directed all the district administration officials and other stakeholders to combat the situation properly and with full sincerity.
He also laid special emphasis on providing proper toilet facilities and sanitation in the relief camps.
Earlier on Sunday, Assam Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta visited the Barak valley to assess the situation.
Immediately arriving at Silchar early Sunday morning, Mahanta visited the flood affected areas.
The minister surveyed the embankments at Shivbari of Tarapur in Silchar, Borkhola, Katigora, Badarpur, Hailakndi and Karimganj.
The Minister had directed the concerned officials to repair the breached embankments on war-footing.
Apart from surveying the flood and breached embankments, the Minister also visited the relief camps and interacted with the inmates taking refuge in the camps.
The minister also directed the concerned officials to ensure that sufficient food and other relief materials are provided to the inmates of the relief camps.
As many as 11 people have lost their lives in the flood in Barak valley till now.
The rising waters of tributaries of river Barak – Madhura, Sonai, Dhaleswari, Chiri, Jiri, Dalu, Jatinga, Katakhal – have worsened the flood situation of the Barak valley.