Assam Flood | Death toll rises to 31


Though the overall flood situation in Assam has comparatively improved, the death toll across the state has reached 31 as per the latest Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) reports.

According to ASDMA, over 68,000 people were affected by the flood in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Charaideo, Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi districts on June 27.

Karimganj is the worst-affected district with nearly 44,000 people hit by the current wave of flood, followed by Hailakandi with around 10,000 affected people. The report also stated that 144 villages are still inundated.

The administration running 53 relief camps and distribution centres in four districts across Assam, where 16,408 people have taken shelter, the report added.

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