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Flood situation in Assam shows slight improvement

The number of district’s affected by the flood have come down to 21 as according to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) as on Tuesday. 

At present nearly 20 lakh people are still affected by flood while one more death due to drowning was reported in Golaghat district taking the toll to 104.

The number of villages affected by the flood have also come down to 1771 though the highest number of villages that are still submerged is 303 in Morigaon district. 

The cropland area that is inundated have also come down to 1,03,609 hectares which was 1,12,667 hectares prior to two days as per ASDMA report. 

Earlier on Tuesday Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal visited the Brahmaputra river and Subansiri erosion sites in Lakhimpur district.

He also took stock of the ongoing reconstruction work of the embankments in the district.

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