Assam flood worsens
Guwahati: Assam’s flood situation deteriorated on Sunday as incessant rains breached embankments inundating several villages, vast tracts of cropland and affecting nearly two lakh people.
The current deluge has so far claimed eight lives in the state and nearly two lakh people have been affected, official sources said. Altogether 14 districts have been affected by the floods. The districts are Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Barpeta, Kamrup (Rural), Baksa, Sonitpur, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Nalbari, Nagaon, Morigaon and Dhubri.