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Assam's situation worsens due to floods, 19 districts affected; 2.67 lakh people are in danger at this place

Guwahati/ So far two people have died due to floods in Assam. People are being taken out of the flood-affected areas to the relief camps. So far 4.89 lakh people in 19 districts have been affected by the floods. In the last 24 hours, one person died due to drowning in flood water in Nalbari district.
A resident of flood-affected Bajali district spoke to reporters on the situation in the state. “It is raining continuously and we do not have proper shelter. During this we are facing many difficulties. There is a shortage of food and drinking water, there is no means even to go to the market to buy goods.

Brahmaputra river flowing above danger level

The Meteorological Department has warned of more rain and storm in different parts of the state. The Central Water Commission in one of its reports said that the Brahmaputra river is flowing above its danger level. Puthimari and Pagladiya rivers flowing in Kamrup and Nalbari districts have crossed their red mark. The Regional Meteorological Department has issued a paleo alert on Saturday. During this, warnings of heavy rain and storm were also given in different areas.

2.67 lakh people are stranded in Bajali division Bajali division has been affected the most in the flood, where about 2.67 lakh people are stranded. Apart from this, 80,000 and 73,000 people are affected in Nalbari and Barpeta respectively. As of now, 35,000 people are living in 140 relief camps, while another 79 relief distribution centers are also functional. Viswanath Darrang and Kokrajhar districts have been damaged in the last 24 hours.

Roads, bridges and other structures have been damaged in Bajali, Baksa, Barpeta, Cachar, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Thubri, Goalpara, Karimganj, Kokrajhar, Majuli and Nalwadi. Erosion was observed in Baksa, Vishwanath, Bongaigaon, Chirag, Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Dibrugarh, Sivasagar, Sonitpur, South Salmara, Udalguri and Tamulpur districts. Landslides were also reported in different parts. Is

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