Flood situation remains grim in Assam

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New Delhi July 5 (ANI): The overall flood situation in Assam remains grim even on the fourth day.

A red alert has been sounded in the areas of Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, and Jorhat districts where the Brahmaputra River is flowing above the danger level.

Nearly one lakh hectre of crop has been submerged, and more than seventy thousand people have been left homeless due to the heavy rains in the catchments areas of the Brahmaputra river in the foothills of the Himalayan Hills in Arunachal Pradesh from the last one week.

Teams of the National Disaster Management have been deployed for the rescue and rehabilitation operations.

According to sources, the flood situation will remain same for next few days, as it is still raining heavily on the catchment areas of Brahmaputra and its tributaries. (ANI)

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