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Eight killed, 3.7 mn people hit as flood situation in Assam worsens

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated on Sunday with eight more persons losing their lives and over 37 lakh people suffering across 30 districts, an official said.

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Assam | Assam floods

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Villagers use a banana raft to cross a flooded street, in Nagaon district of Assam (Photo: PTI)
Villagers use a banana raft to cross a flooded street, in Nagaon district of Assam (Photo: PTI)

The flood situation in deteriorated on Sunday with eight more persons losing their lives and over 37 lakh people suffering across 30 districts, an official said.

According to the State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), three persons died due to landslides and five people drowned at different places during the day.

With this, the total number of persons losing their lives in this year's flood and landslides has gone up to 70.

More than 37,17,800 people are hit due to floods in 4,462 villages across 30 districts of the state, an ASDMA official said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sun, June 19 2022. 22:42 IST
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