Flood affects 21 districts of Assam; 19,000 people shifted to relief camps

In Assam, flood situation remains grim as new areas have been inundated due to incessant rain. Two lakh 62 thousand people are reeling under the fury of flood in 21 districts. 18 persons lost their lives so far. The surging water caused massive damages to crop areas, roads and culverts.

Nearly 19 thousand people are taking shelter at temporary relief camps and administrations are disturbing food items to the flood hit people. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has instructed district administration to extend all helps to the flood affected people.