Guwahati, Jun 25: The flood situation in Assam today improved considerably with only around 3,500 people affected due to the waters in ten villages.
Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its daily flood report that nearly 3,500 people were affected as of now in ten villages across Lakhimpur and Chirang districts.
Till yesterday, over 21,700 people were affected in 29 villages under five districts across the state.
The highest number of people hit were in Lakhimpur district with 2,500 persons still suffering due to the floods, followed by Chirang with nearly 1,000 people being affected at present, the ASDMA said.
Nearly 100 hectares of crop areas were under water currently, the report mentioned.
The death toll in the first wave of floods in Assam remained at three - one each in Bongaigaon, Lakhimpur and Baksa districts.
At present, the Brahmaputra was flowing above the danger mark at Nematighat in Jorhat, the ASDMA added.