Floods Devastate Assam, Affecting Over 6 Lakh People; More Rain Expected

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The flood situation in Assam remained grim with over six lakh people being affected in 19 districts of the state while 45 people died in rain-related incidents.

According to an official statement, at least eight rivers were flowing above the danger mark, with the Brahmaputra breaching its highest flood level at Nematighat in Jorhat district.

Multiple agencies, including the NDRF, SDRF, Indian Army, Indian Air Force and the local administration, were engaged in rescue operations, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) bulletin said.

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