Over 2.7 Lakh Affected by Floods in Assam, 1 Death Recorded
GUWAHATI: Floods in Assam have now hit 11 districts and displaced more than 2.7 lakh people, drowning one in Goalpara district.
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) informed of incessant rains having led to flooding 321 villages so far.
Of the 11 districts, Goalpara happens to be the worst affected with over 2 lakh people hit and one dead by drowning so far.
Floods in Assam have so far damaged 2,678 hectares of crop and over 240 kms of roads have either been damaged or inundated.
The ASDMA has performed 9 rescue operations and over 16,000 people have been provided shelter in 57 relief camps so far.