Assam Floods: Over 2.9 Lakh Affected, 2 Dead
GUWAHATI: Floods in Assam displaced more than 2.9 lakh people on May 28 alongwith drowning two in Goalpara district.
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) informed of incessant rains having led to flooding in 300 villages so far.
Goalpara district happens to be the worst affected with over 2 lakh people hit and two people dead by drowning so far.
Floods in Assam have so far damaged 21,572 hectares of crop with 2 houses fully and 1280 houses partially damaged as per reports by ASDMA.
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) stated that in Dhemaji, Nagaon, Hojai, Darrang, Nalbari, Goalpara, West Karbi Anglong, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts altogether 2,94,170 people in 300 villages or localities were affected by the floods.
The Disaster Management Authority has performed rescue operations by deploying 24 boats, rescuing over 492 people in a day.