#Assam Floods : Rains Ravage State, Over 7 Lakh People Affected In 27 Districts, Roads, Train Lines Take A Hit

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The flood situation in Assam deteriorated on Thursday with one more person losing his life and nearly 7.18 lakh people in 27 districts remaining affected by the deluge, an official bulletin said.

According to the daily flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one person drowned in Kampur revenue circle of Nagaon district.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had earlier tweeted, The Centre has sanctioned ₹1,000 cr for Assam and we have already released ₹150 cr to the district authorities. We have sufficient funds to deal with the situation. Our Govt machinery is working 24×7 to help affected people and undertake relief measures.

Besides, two more persons are reported to be missing at Kampur, it said.

With this, the total number of people losing their lives in this year’s flood and landslides has gone up to 10 across the state.

ASDMA said that more than 7,17,500 people are hit due to floods in Bajali, Baksa, Barpeta, Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Cachar, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Dima Hasao, Goalpara, Hailakandi, Hojai, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Karbi Anglong West, Karimganj, Kokrajhar, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sonitpur and Udalguri districts.

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