About 36 people sustained injuries in the rain and flood related accidents. At least 294,844 people were affected by the floods.
The flooding also has killed 12 people in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province and in the country’s eastern Punjab province.
Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its flood report, that more than 65,000 persons were affected in Dhemaji, Bongaigaon and Sonitpur districts.
A month later, after the water had receded, three government officials visited the village and handed over to the Bhats a relief cheque for Rs 3,800 — for their damaged home.
The situation was particularly grim in Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts in eastern Assam, where nearly 45,000 people have been affected.
Interestingly, information revealed that price of walnuts in Jammu had risen by 15-20% only.
The J&K government has also taken up the matter regarding restoration work with NRLC, Lucknow and Pioneer Conservation Laboratory of India.
Floods in Kashmir brought special challenges for its minority Sikh community
We know that they are not surviving, but we are searching them only to perform their last rites, says a flood victim.
Over 10,000 persons are believed to be taking shelter in the various relief camps set up by the state government.
In neighbouring Meghalaya, at least 41 persons have lost their lives till Friday.
Gogoi will also visit the relief camps opened by the district administration at Balbala, Agia and Bhalukdubi.
The authorities have opened 162 relief camps and shelter homes where 1.5 lakh people have taken shelter.
11 NDRF teams comprising over 550 personnel have been deployed for relief and rescue operations.
Army is performing a dual role- one to reach out to the flood-hit people and the other saving its owns installations.
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