Assam Flood: 2.25 lakh people affected

Assam’s flood situation has worsened, affecting over 2.25 lakh people in fifteen districts across the state. The floods in Assam have affected approximately 39,000 children.

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), the floods have destroyed over 16,000 hectares of agricultural land. Flood waters have engulfed at least 512 villages in 15 Assam districts.

The worst-affected districts are Lakhimpur, Majuli, Dhemaji, Bongaigaon, Dibrugarh, and Tinsukia.

In Assam’s fifteen flood-affected districts, a total of 62 relief camps have been established.