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Assam flood situation continues to remain grim

Over three lakh people have been affected in 42 revenue circles in 15 districts, with the ASDMA putting the number of people affected in Barpeta at over 91,000.

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The overflowing Brahmaputra and several of its tributaries has affected over two lakh people. Barpeta, Lakhimpur, Dhemaji and Sonitpur districts are the worst hit regions of the state.

Villagers using a boat to move across a flooded village Balimukh in Morigaon district Assam. (Source: PTI)

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Water transport on the Brahmaputra has been prohibited between Nimatighat and Majuli island, while the plying of boats and other vessels after sunset has been banned in other segments of the Brahmaputra.

A flood affected family moves on a makeshift raft at Paka Betbari Pam village about 130 kilometers west of Guwahati. (Source: AP)

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According to the Meteorological department, 10 of Assam’s 27 districts have received excess rain between June 1 and 10, with Chirang and Goalpara districts recording 312 per cent and 243 per cent excess rain respectively in that period.

A father hold his child on back to take him to school at waterlogged Anil Nagar in Guwahati. (Source: PTI)

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The floodwaters have also entered the Kaziranga National Park, forcing animals to move to drier, safer places. (Source: PTI)

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A young girl lifts a fishing net to catch fish from a flooded paddy field in Bordiya village, east of Guwahati. (Source: AP)

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While the Brahmaputra flowed above the danger mark in Nimatighat in Jorhat and Dhubri, its tributaries washed away roads, embankments and bridges in various districts. (Source: PTI)

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Many localities in Guwahati remained flooded following heavy rain overnight with Anil Nagar, Tarun Nagar and RG Baruah Road being worst hit. (Source: PTI)

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Indian farmers harvest their rain affected paddy crop in Mayong village east of Guwahati. The villagers had started harvesting their crop ahead of schedule following monsoon rains and floods in the upper regions. (Source: AP)