1.39 lakh affected in fresh wave of floods in Assam

At least six districts in Assam have been hit by floods as incessant rains in Arunachal Pradesh raised the water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries downstream on Saturday, affecting more than one lakh people, official sources said. An Assam State Disaster Management Authority report said Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Barpeta, Majuli and Dibrugarh districts have been hit by the deluge, affecting 12 revenue circles with 337 villages.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/139-lakh-affected-in-fresh-wave-of-floods-in-assam/article24959006.ece

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