Second wave of floods in Assam claims two lives and affects 50,000 people
The second wave of floods in Assam has claimed two lives and affected nearly 50,000 people in three districts, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) sources said today.
One person was killed in Kamrup Metropolitan district and another in Lakhimpur district in flood-related incidents, they said.
Currently, 145 villages are under water and 4,947 hectares of crop area has been damaged, the ASDMA said.
Currently, river Brahmaputra at Nimatighat in Jorhat, Dikhow at Sizasagar town, Dhansiri at Numaligarh in Golaghat and Jia Bharali at NT Road Crossing in Sonitpur are flowing above the danger mark, it said.
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