There seems to be no respite from the major floods in Assam, as the Brahmaputra and its a few tributaries are maintaining a rising trend in a few places.
According to reports, over 88 thousand people have been affected in seven districts.
Flood water also affected over 6 thousand hectare of crop land and the district administration has set up seven relief camps in worst hit Lakhimpur district and relief materials are being distributed.
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Nearly 100 villages have been inundated. Flood water also submerged 1 thousand 500 hectares of crop land. Apart from flood, erosion also took serious turn in many districts.
Boats have been pressed into services at Morigaon district to rescue marooned people.