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Flood situation deteriorates; toll 3

 Assam continues to grapple with a grim flood situation where the toll has gone up to 3. The third victim is a 25-year youth at Nauboicha in Lakhimpur.

The worst affected districts in the second wave of flood are Lakhimpur and Dhemaji where the Brahmaputra and its tributaries are flowing above the danger mark.

In Lakhimpur and Dhemahji districts, over 2 lakh people have been rendered homeless and the surging flood waters have damaged over 15,000 hectares of crop lands.

In Dhemaji, 76,894 people of 222 villages under Dhemaji, Sisiborgaon and Jonai revenue circles were affected by the floods till Monday.

 

 

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