Tamsa, Bisuhi and Majui rivers wreaked havoc in three tehsils of Ambedkarnagar, submerged paddy crops
In Bhiti, Akbarpur and Jalalpur tehsils, Tamsa, Majui and Bisuhi rivers have caused havoc. The water level of these rivers is increasing day by day after the monsoon rains in the last days. Paddy and sugarcane crops have been submerged in coastal villages. Roads and roads have been cut at places due to flowing water. Many villages have almost lost contact with places like markets, schools and hospitals. Women are prohibited from leaving the house. Villagers are risking their lives and passing through flood waters to meet their daily needs and fodder for animals.
Failed to absorb rain water: Tamsa, Bisuhi, Majui rivers of shallow foothills enter Bhiti tehsil in Ambedkar Nagar from Ayodhya Mandal and Sultanpur district. These three rivers face the problem of drought for seven to eight months of the year. In the rain, these rivers take a rough form. Their foothills fail to hold the rain water, causing havoc in the coastal villages. These days the rise of all the three small rivers has put the farmers and the common man in trouble.
Women teachers and students in trouble: Children and teachers are seen putting their lives at risk due to water logging outside the villages including schools and various roads leading to it. There is a fear of a major accident due to knee-sized water on the road and rough roads and deep ditch on both sides of it. It has become a big problem for female teachers to go to school by entering the flood waters. On the other hand, poisonous animals are also running here and there due to water filling. Children are at risk from them.
The situation in Bhiti is worse: The situation here is worst as the three rivers Tamsa, Bisuhi and Majui pass through the Bhiti tehsil. Millions of acres of paddy and sugarcane crops are on the verge of destruction in more than 50 affected villages. The entire crop of all the farmers of these villages is getting ruined. The flood water of Tamsa river is flowing from above on the connectivity road from Gosainganj market to Senpur and Bhiti market of Ayodhya district. Traffic is disrupted due to road and road cuts. Women are imprisoned in their homes due to waterlogging in villages. Farmers are putting their lives at risk in arranging animal feed.
Trouble due to floods in Akbarpur: Tamsa river passing through district headquarters in Akbarpur tehsil has created a lot of devastation. Roads and houses in populated areas are flooded with water. All the villages of Katehri and Akbarpur blocks are situated on the banks of river Tamsa. Paddy crops have been submerged in these villages. There is also a possibility of damage to thousands of acres of paddy and sugarcane crops.
Many villages of Jalalpur affected: Tamsa and Majui (Manjusha) rivers have caused havoc in the border of Jalalpur tehsil. Here the flood waters of small rivers have entered Kannupur, Usmapur, Badepur Partial, Fish village. Due to this, there is a danger of crop loss of about 100 acres.