Death toll in Assam flood reaches 34 | Three districts still remain submerged


As per the latest Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) reports, the death toll in floods across the state has reached 34 with three districts still reeling under flood water. Dhemaji, Jorhat and Lakhimpur districts are still under the grip of flood.

Around 20,000 people have been affected in 24 villages, the report said.

Lakhimpur district continues to be the worst-hit with over 18,416 affected people, followed by 625 in Jorhat and 129 in Dhemaji, the report added.

Rivers Brahmaputra at Nematighat in Jorhat and Dhansiri at Numaligarh in Golaghat are flowing above the danger mark.

District authorities are running relief camps and distribution centres for the aid of flood-affected, ASDMA said.

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