Assam floods: 4 lakh people affected, 18 dead


Dispur: Nearly four lakh people are reeling under the fury of flood at 13 districts caused by incessant rains in Assam, as per sources.

However, floods in Assam claimed more than 18 lives in 15 districts.

The flood water has submerged the low lying areas of the Kaziranga national park. Meanwhile, several rivers were still continuously showing a mounting trend.

Ferry services between Guwahati and North Guwahati has been suspended for the time being as the Brahmaputra is maintaining an increasing trend.

Nearly 24 thousand people are taking shelter at 108 relief camps. Relief materials like drinking water and rice are being distributed and the medical teams were also deployed in flood hit areas.

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