A minimum of 4 extra folks, together with two kids, died in floods in Assam prior to now 24 hours, taking the demise toll to 121 on Saturday. One demise every was reported from Barpeta, Cachar, Darrang and Golaghat districts.
Although the general flood state of affairs in Assam improved barely on Saturday, over 25.10 lakh folks in 2,894 villages throughout 27 districts of the state- Bajali, Baksa, Barpeta, Biswanath, Cachar, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Dima Hasao, Goalpara, Golaghat, Hailakandi, Hojai, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Karbi Anglong West, Karimganj, Lakhimpur, Morigaon, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sonitpur, South Salmara, Tamulpur and Udalguri- nonetheless stay affected by the floods.
Barpeta continued to be the worst-affected district with almost 7.50 lakh folks being affected, adopted by over 5.11 lakh folks but to get respite from the flood fury.
Then again, over 2.33 lakh individuals are nonetheless languishing in 637 reduction camps. Over 80,346 hectares of agricultural land stay affected by the flood waters.
The flood state of affairs in Silchar city in Southern Assam’s Cachar district continued to stay grim with a number of areas nonetheless being submerged for the sixth consecutive day. A breach in an embankment at Bethukandi on June 17, round 4 km from the city, left over two lakh folks severely affected by the flood waters.
Although Barak river adjoining Silchar city is receding, the plight of the folks stays unchanged with no electrical energy and acute shortage of ingesting water for the previous six days.
Almost 2.78 lakh individuals are affected within the district with 96,689 folks struggling in Silchar city alone. A complete inhabitants of 1,09,868 are taking refuge in 224 reduction camps within the district, together with 25,148 folks in Silchar.
River Brahmaputra and Kopili continued to move above the hazard degree mark in Dhubri and Nagaon districts respectively.
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