According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), over 23,600 people were affected by the flood in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath and Nagaon districts, as against 41,000 people in five districts of the state yesterday.
Currently, 29 villages are inundated and 959 hectares of crop areas have been damaged, the ASDMA said.
The total number of people losing their lives in the first wave of flood this year in different parts of the state stands at 33, including three in landslides.
ASDMA said authorities are running six relief camps and distribution centres, where 2,019 people have taken shelter.
The Brahmaputra river is flowing above the danger mark at Nimatighat in Jorhat.
Flood waters have damaged embankments, roads and other infrastructure in Biswanath and Barpeta districts, where heavy erosion have taken place, ASDMA said.
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