The overall flood situation has shown marginal improvement on Sunday even as over 40,000 people are still lodged in 189 relief camps across the State.
State Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Saturday had convened a review meeting with government officials and other stakeholders ahd directed them to reach out the marooned people with relief materials and medical aids at the earliest.
Deb had earlier visited Kailashahar and Kumarghat sub-divisions of Unakoti district on Friday which are the worst flood affected regions.
NDRF, Assam Rifles, TSR personnel are engaged in post flood service and search is still on for any marooned people in the flood affected areas.
Two IAF choppers have already pressed into service to distribute food, water and medicines in flood ravaged Kailashahar sub-division, where over 21,000 people have taken shelter in relief camps.
Meanwhile, Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has informed that due to fresh incidents of heavy landslides between Bandarkhal and Damchara station, about 36 kms ahead of Badarpur, train services continue to remain suspended in Lumding – Badarpur section.
On the other hand, the Sealdah-Agartala-Kanchanjungha Express, which started from Sealdah on June 14, has been cancelled while Anand Vihar-Agartala Rajdhani Express will be short terminated at Guwahati and will remain partially cancelled between Guwahati and Agartala, informed NF Railway authorities.
Accordingly, Agartala-Anand Vihar Rajdhani Express will begin its journey from Guwahati on June 19 due to landslides.
NF Railway officials further informed that restoration works are in progress on war-footing in the affected location and complete restoration is likely to take another two to three days.