Assam floods: half dozen dead, over eight 100000 affected as scenario worsens

Guwahati: On weekday, four a lot of districts in province were flooded taking the quantity of affected districts to twenty one out of the thirty three districts within the state. 3 a lot of folks were killed taking the full to six deaths.

According to a report by province State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), over 8.69 100000 folks in one,556 villages of sixty eight revenue circles are stricken by the second wave of flooding within the state this year.

The Brahmaputra – one amongst the biggest rivers within the world that cuts through Assam’s biggest town Guwahati – and 5 alternative rivers area unit flowing higher than the danger mark, officers same.

Ferry services across province were stopped on weekday once the weather workplace forecast a lot of rain this weekend.

The affected districts area unit Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur,Darrand, Baksa, Barpeta, Nalbari, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Goalpara, Morigaon, Hojai, Nagaon, Golaghat, Majuli, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and Sibasagar.

Officials same over twenty seven,000 hectares of farmland area unit below floodwater and over seven,000 folks are exhausted to sixty eight relief camps across the state.(FA9NEWS)

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