GUWAHATI: The flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim with four more deaths in different areas of the State, taking the toll to 35 even as the water levels in many rivers have started receding.
About 10.80 lakh people in the State’s 2,084 villages have been affected in the current floods, and 173 relief camps have been set up. Over 82,000 people have been affected by the current wave of floods in Majuli. The National Disaster Response Force (NDFR) has been continuing rescue and relief operations in the river island. Over one lakh people in the river island have taken shelter on embankments.