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Assam: Over 27.5 lakh people remain affected by flood in 2,678 villages in 26 districts

The death toll due to floods touched 79 as 3 more people lost their lives in the last 24 hours. If fatalities due to landslides in the entire season are added to this, the total number would be 105 .

Dhubri district is having 4,69,265 affected people, highest among all districts followed by Goalpara, Barpeta and Morigaon.

47,465 people are still taking shelter at 290 relief camps across the state.

Though water level is showing a receding trend, rivers including Brahmaputra along with some of its tributaries are still flowing above danger level in certain areas in at least 8 districts.
 

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