Assam Flood Situation Very Grim, Death Toll at 93
GUWAHATI: With another four lives lost in the floods of Assam, the death toll in the same has risen to 93.
Assam’s flood situation worsened further in the last 24 hours affecting over 2 lakh more people taking the total number of affected people to over 28 lakhs.
According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) report, 2,634 villages under 74 revenue circles in 26 districts along with above 1.19 lakh hectares of crop land are submerged as on July 23.
With continuous downpour Brahmaputra River in Jorhat, Sonitpur, Guwahati, Goalpara and Dhubri districts is still flowing above danger level mark.
At present, above 47,000 people are taking shelter in 286 relief camps across the state.