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Assam : 2.25 lakh people affected in fresh wave of floods Assam Floods
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Assam : 2.25 lakh people affected in fresh wave of floods

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 28 Sep 2020, 01:38 am

Guwahati/IBNS: Nearly 2.25 lakh people of nine districts of Assam have been affected in the fresh wave of flood.

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 1.51 lakh people have been affected in Nagaon district followed by 32,700 people in Morigaon district, 17,000 people in Dhemaji district and 11,000 people in Dibrugarh district.

The Brahmaputra river and its tributaries are flowing above danger level at many places in the state following incessant rains in the past few days.

The flood waters have submerged nearly 10,000 hectares of agricultural land in the affected districts.

The flood report of ASDMA stated that 219 villages have been affected in the current spate of flood.

Over 57 lakh people of 30 districts of the state have been hit by this year’s flood and 118 people have lost their lives in the deluge.

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