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Assam Floods: Over 70 dead, many districts still under water

  • Summary: The flood situation turns grave in Assam as the rainfall is continuing unabated bringing the region under complete stand still. Till now over 70 people are feared dead in the flood across 24 districts remain affected even though the water level of the Brahmaputra and its major tributaries are showing signs of receding.

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    The flood situation turns grave in Assam as the rainfall is continuing unabated bringing the region under complete stand still. Till now over 70 people are feared dead in the flood across 24 districts remain affected even though the water level of the Brahmaputra and its major tributaries are showing signs of receding. According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), the number of people affected in the floods has come down to a little below 12 lakh from almost 18 lakh two days ago. So far, the government has distributed 4,600 quintals of rice, 855 quintals of dal, 349 quintals of salt and more than 400 litres of mustard oil to the affected people.



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