24 killed, 1.3 million affected as flood hits 25 of 33 districts in Assam
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India, June 30 -- Four people were killed in Assam and the number of flood-affected districts in the state increased to 25 of the total 33 as rainfall continued in several parts of the state on Monday, officials said.
Two people in Dibrugarh and one each in Barpeta and Goalpara died due to drowning on Monday taking the death toll due to floods this season to 24.
According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 2,402 villages in 72 revenue circles in most parts of the state except Barak Valley have been affected by floods.
More than 1.3 million people in the affected districts have been hit by flooding. Barpeta, South Salmara and Nalbari were the worst affected districts. Nearly 27,500 people have been uprooted by flo...
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