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Assam Flood: 13 District’s effected by flood, death toll rises to 18

A total of 5,35,246 people remained affected by the flooding

The death toll in Assam from flood rose to 18 on Sunday as three more deaths were reported in the state, according to PTI. A total of 5,35,246 people remained affected by the flooding in 13 districts in the state, according to data from Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA).

While the number of people affected was down from the 6,01,642 on Saturday, the number of affected districts rose to 13 from 10 districts on Saturday.


Of the three new deaths, two were reported in Cachar and one in Nagaon, as per the ASDMA bulletin.

The bulletin said the three major rivers of Kopili, Barak, and Kushiyara continued to flow above the danger level.

Of the 13 districts of Assam affected by the flood, Nagaon was the worst-hit where 3,03,567 people remained affected. It was followed by Cachar (1,09,798) and Hojai (86,382), as per the bulletin.

More than 39,000 displaced people were taking shelter in 193 relief camps across Assam, as per the bulletin, which added that 82 relief distribution centres were also operational in the state.

Various agencies such as the NDRF, SDRF, and local administration are engaged in rescue in relief operations in the state. Medical teams have also been deployed across the state in affected areas.

Assam has received incessant rainfall in the aftermath of Cyclone Remal. It has contributed to flooding and the disruption of road and rail communication in the state.

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