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Children enjoying shower in Guwahati. File Image credit - UB Photos

Several parts of the Northeast are likely to witness heavy to very heavy rainfall over the next four days.

As per the latest Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) report, heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls at isolated places is likely to occur over Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh , Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura on Saturday.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls at isolated places is also likely over Assam and Meghalaya on Sunday.

Some parts of Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh will also have heavy to very heavy rainfall on Sunday.

Heavy rainfall will occur at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh on Monday.

Some parts of Assam and Meghalaya will also witness heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Due to incessant rains for the past few days, river Brahmaputra, its tributaries and most of the other rivers across Assam are flowing above the danger level causing flood.

As per the latest flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), in Assam flood 2019, a total of 21 districts have been reeling under waters and 8,69,024 people of 1,556 villages have been affected.

Moreover, over 70 per cent of the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam has been submerged by flood waters.

Incessant rain for last couple of days that triggered landslides and floods left trails of large-scale devastation in Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.

Two minor students died due to landslide recently at Lumla in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

While a person has gone missing in Meghalaya, 3 persons have died in Assam due to flood and landslides caused by heavy rains.

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