In Assam, over 2,000 villages are submerged due to floods in the state. Several rivers are in spate.
Nearly 11 lakh people are affected in the current wave of floods in 23 districts. Around five lakh people are surrounded by floods only at Barpeta district.
The death toll due to floods has gone up to 28. About seventy-five thousand hectare of crop lands submerged in flood water.
Twenty-three thousand displaced people are staying at government run relief camps. Administration is providing help to affected people including foods.
Meanwhile, Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya is visiting the flood hit Pobitora wildlife sanctuary and Kaziranga national park.
Around 50 per cent of the anti-poaching camps are inundated at Kaziranga while 27 wild animals have been rescued so far.
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) has confirmed that Goalpara, Tinsukia, Nalbari, Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur, Darrang and Dhemaji have been affected by the flood situation. Around 1.95 lakh people have been impacted and over 1,000 hectares of cropland have submerged due to the flood.
The ASDMA said, in Goalpara 1.68 lakh people have been impacted by the flood, 10,943 affected in Nalbari and 7,897 in Dibrugarh.
People who are in flood affected area complaints that government rescue effort was not seen