Flood situation worsens in Assam, over 87,500 people affected


Guwahati: Flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday hitting over 87,500 people in Lakhimpur, Karimganj and Sonitpur districts.

As per sources, 131 villages are under water at present, while 148 hectares of crop land have been damaged.

Till on Saturday a little over 82,000 people were affected across Assam due to the calamity.

Around 500 people are taking shelter at relief camps in Karimganj district, officials said.

Meanwhile, local people have recovered the body of a woman, who was washed away on by Ranganadi flood waters on May 31.

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