Assam floods: Home Minister Rajnath Singh to make aerial survey tomorrow

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New Delhi, July 29: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will make an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas of Nagaon, Morigaon and Kaziranga in Assam, tomorrow.

He will aslo hold meeting with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and other officers of the state government to discuss the situation.

Assam floods

Floods have wreaked havoc in Assam killing many and affecting over a lakh even as monsoon rains brought temperatures below normal in several northern states.

Assam State Disaster Management Authority said over 1.05 lakh people are reeling under the flood in 138 villages in Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Morigaon, Barpeta and Jorhat districts.

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Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark at Nematighat in Jorhat, Dhubri town, and at Numaligarh in Golaghat. Authorities are operating eight relief camps and distribution centres in two districts.

The flood has also caused massive erosion in many parts of the state.

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