More than 2.10 lakh people still in flood waters in Assam, 1 more dead

Image Source: PTI More than 10,000 people are taking shelter in 45 relief camps.

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  • Over 10,000 people are taking shelter in 45 relief camps
  • A total of 799 villages in eight revenue circles of six districts are still submerged in water.
  • A total of 875.46 hectares of crop area is still submerged, while 71,839 animals have been affected.

Assam Floods: The Assam flood situation improved further on Friday with a population of 2,10,746 people still suffering from the floods. According to a bulletin of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one more person died in Cachar district, taking the death toll due to floods and landslides to 194.

The water level of all the rivers is receding and none is flowing above the danger mark. In the worst-affected Cachar, 1,20,118 people are still suffering, while in Morigaon, 89,234 people are submerged in flood waters.

A total of 799 villages in eight revenue divisions of six districts are still submerged in water. The affected districts are Cachar, Chirang, Dima-Hasao, Karimganj, Morigaon and Tamulpur.

More than 10,000 people are taking shelter in 45 relief camps. ASDMA said a total of 875.46 hectares of crop area is still submerged, while 71,839 animals have been affected.

According to the bulletin, 17 roads and 711 houses were completely damaged. Erosion is reported from Bongaigaon, Golaghat, Kamrup, Lakhimpur, Nagaon and Tamulpur.

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