Assam flood situation eases

Assam flood situation eases

Agency News

Guwahati, Jul 27 : The flood situation in steadied further with water level of all major rivers on a receding trend.

Official sources said here that the number of affected districts stood at 18 today.
The number of affected population has also come down to 21.68 lakh.

One death was reported over the last 24 hours, taking the total toll to 84.

Currently, 615 numbers of relief camps are operational with 99,659 inmates.The Brahmaputra was flowing over the danger level at Neamatighat (Jorhat) and Dhubri, Desang at Nangamuraghat (Sivasagar); Jia Bharali at N.T. Road Xing (Sonitpur), Puthimari at N.H. Rd. Xing (Kamrup); Beki at Rd. Bridge (Barpeta) and Kushiara at Karimganj (Karimganj). (UNI)