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Flood of worries refuse to recede

The overall flood situation turned grim on Tuesday with the water levels of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries rising further. The toll in this flood wave alone has gone up to 10. Incessant rains since Monday night has inundated many localities and main roads. According to senior government officials, upper Assam districts bore the brunt of flood with lakhs of people reeling under flood waters in the districts of Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Sibsagar and Jorhat districts. Six people are missing in flood waters in Teok where 40 villages have been submerged. The National Disaster Response Force jawans continue the rescue operations.

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