Union health minister J P Nadda today assured all help to the Assam government in dealing with the flood situation and asked his ministry officials to keep in touch with the state's health department. "Asked officials of @MoHFW_INDIA to be in touch with health officials of Assam. We are with our brothers & sisters of Assam in this situation," Nadda tweeted. Nadda also spoke to Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal to enquire about the flood situation in the state. The flood situation in Assam worsened today as five more deaths were reported in the deluge which has affected over 17 lakh people in 24 districts.
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