Assam flood kills 5 extra; 36 lakh affected


Guwahati, July 17

Five extra folks died in flood-related incidents in Assam and round 36 lakh folks throughout 28 districts are actually affected, an official bulletin mentioned on Friday.

One individual every died in Dhubri, Darrang, Bongaigaon, Goalpara and Kamrup districts, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) mentioned in its bulletin.

Villagers unload rice grain from a ship within the flood-affected space of Murkata in Morigaon district of Assam (PTI Photo)
A villager rows a makeshift banana raft to maneuver throughout a flooded locality in Morigaon district of Assam. PTI Photo

More than 39.eight lakh folks in 27 of the 33 districts within the state had been affected by the deluge on Thursday, it mentioned.

The complete variety of folks shedding their lives on this 12 months’s flood and landslides within the state has gone as much as 102. While 76 folks died in flood-related incidents, 26 had been killed in landslides, the bulletin mentioned. PTI



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