Indian government is currently attempting to restore communication lines in the region amid concerns that the disaster may also lead to epidemics.
"The damage caused by the rainfall is unprecedented and a total of 58 districts have been affected due to floods/landslides in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Manipur," Jitendra Singh, India’s Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) said after chairing a review meeting on Thursday to assess the situation.
This is the condition of North Lakhimpur & Majuli at this point of time. I'm on aerial as well as spot visit now. pic.twitter.com/FaEpIHAgq1— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) 13 июля 2017 г.
Furthermore, the government tasked experts from Indian space agency, ISRO to help assess the damage caused by this cataclysm.
The flooding has also inundated the Kaziranga National Park, home to the world's largest concentration of one-horned rhinoceros.
The park authorities are currently engaged in an effort to protect the animals from this disaster.