465 dead in 5 states due to rains, floods during monsoon
As many as 465 people have lost their lives due to floods and rains in five states during the current monsoon season so far.
According to the Home Ministry's National Emergency Response Centre (NERC), 138 people have died in Maharashtra, 125 in Kerala, 116 in West Bengal, 52 in Gujarat and 34 in Assam due to the floods and rains.
The deluges and rains have hit 26 districts in Maharashtra, 22 in West Bengal, 21 in Assam, 14 in Kerala and 10 in Gujarat so far.
In Assam, 10.17 lakh people borne the brunt of rains and floods, of which 2.17 lakh were living in relief camps.
A team of the NDRF comprises 45 personnel.
In Kerala, the flood impacted 1.43 lakh people. The state registered 125 deaths due to heavy rains, while nine people are missing.
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