Gajraj Corps personnel helping flood affected people in various places in Assam. | GajrajCorps

The flood situation in Assam is still grim with eight people losing their lives in the last 24 hours. More than 30 lakh people are reeling underwater on June 19.

Now the total death toll stands at 62 in the state, as per the bulletin of Assam State Disaster Management Authority.

About 3,099,762 people were impacted, out of which 1,56,365 people are taking shelters in 514 relief camps across the state. Relief materials were also distributed to other affected populations who are not taking shelter in relief camps through 302 relief distribution centres opened temporarily.

In last 24 hours, 32 districts – Bajali, Baksa, Barpeta, Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Cachar, Chirang, Darrang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Dima-Hasao, Goalpara, Golaghat, Hojai, Kamrup, Kamrup (M), Karbi Anglong West, Karimganj, Kokrajhar, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, Nagaon, Nalbari, Sivasagar, Sonitpur, South Salmara, Tamulpur, Tinsukia, Udalguri and Hailakandi district have reported flood.

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NDRF personnel helping flood-affected people in Assam | NDRF

Fresh landslide incidents were reported under Cachar, Dima-Hasao, Goalpara, Hailakandi, Kamrup (M), Karimganj and South Salmara in the last 24 hours.

As per the central water commission bulletin on June 19 morning, rivers namely Kopili (at Kampur, Nagaon) is flowing above high flood level; Brahmaputra (at Neamatighat, Jorhat, at Tezpur, Sonitpur, at Goalpara, Goalpara, at Dhubri, Dhubri, Subansiri (at Badatighat, Lakhimpur); Kopili (at Dharamtul, Nagaon; Puthimati (at NH Road Crossing, Kamrup); Pagladia (at NT Road Crossing, Nalbari); Manas (at NH Road Crossing, Barpeta); Beki ( at Road Bridge, Barpeta) is flowing above the danger level. Barak (at BP Ghat Karimganj, at AP Ghat Cachar, at Matizuri, Hailakanndi) and Kushiyara (at Karimganj) are flowing above the danger level.

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