The Death Toll Strikes High-Assam Flood Yet To Get Normalized

The conditions of flood in Assam have still not normalized with constantly increasing in the number of death tolls. Two people have been reported dead while many animals have been seen lying down dead in barren lands.

Northeast Today

In the last 24 hours, the death toll has risen up to 67 across the state and with dead toll increasingly rising in the districts of Dhemaji and Dhubri. The mighty Brahmaputra rivers have been flowing mercilessly above the danger level at Nimati-ghat in Jorhat and Dhubri district.

There are around 30,55,837 people affected in 2,283 villagers of 59 revenue circles across 18 districts namely Dhemaji, Biswanath, Darang, Barpeta, Nalbari, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, South Salmara, Goalpara, Kamrup, Kamrup (M), Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat and Cachar.

The death tolls amongst animals have also increased with as many as 15 hog deer were killed and 15 rhinos and an elephant died of drowning. “ A total of 13 wild boar, 12 sambar, six hog deer, two water buffaloes, and three porcupines have also died due to drowning”, says an official

Presently, 644 relief camps are operational in the districts of Dhemaji, Biswanath, Darrang, Barpeta, CHirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, Goalpara, Kamrup, Morigaon, Nagaon, Golaghat and Jorhat districts with 96,890 inmates and 113 ‘Relief Distribution Centres’ in the districts of Darrang, Barpeta, Dhubri, kamrup, Morigaon and Golaghat.

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