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Assam floods: Over 24.20 lakh people affected in 30 districts, Dhubri worst-hit

Amid the grim situation in Assam owing to the floods, over 24.20 lakh people in 30 districts have been affected so far.

Among the worst-hit districts in the state is Dhubri, where 7,75,721 people have been affected.
Agricultural lands have also been affected where flood waters have submerged 63490.97 hectares of crop area and 3518 villages under 112 revenue circles are affected.

Meanwhile, the water level of the Brahmaputra River is flowing above the danger level mark at Neamatighat, Guwahati, Goalpara, and Dhubri.

The other affected districts in the state are Cachar, Kamrup, Hailakandi, Hojai, Dhubri, Nagaon, Morigaon, Goalpara, Dibrugarh, Nalbari, Dhemaji, Bongaigaon, Lakhimpur, Jorhat, Sonitpur, Kokrajhar, Karimganj, South Salmara, Tinsukia, Charaideo, Barpeta, Karbi Anglong, Golaghat, Sivasagar, Chirang, Majuli, Biswanath, Darrang, Karbi Anglong West, Kamrup Metropolitan.
Also, one child is missing in the Kamrup Metropolitan district.

Amidst the critical flood situation in the state, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday visited Dibrugarh town and reviewed the situation of flood.

He visited the flood-affected areas of Dibrugarh on foot and interacted with the people.

The Chief Minister also engaged with experts and the residents to find a community-driven solution to the problem of inundation.

Sharing the video on social media platform X, Himanta Biswa Sarma wrote, “Today met the people in the flood-affected areas of Dibrugarh and took their feedback. In Dibrugarh Town, we will be engaging experts and the local residents to find a community-driven solution to the problem of inundation.”

Addressing media persons on the flood situation, Sarma said, “Currently, the flood situation in Assam is improving and the water level has decreased. But in the areas of the embankment bridge, the flooding situation persists. We are trying to help everybody.”

There has been a power cut in Dibrugarh for the last 6 days and on the restoration of the power supply, Sarma said that it had been turned off to ensure that there were no mishaps due to electrocution.

The flood situation in Assam is still grim and is critical with a death toll of 52.



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