Flood situation in Assam has worsened as there are reports of seven deaths and over three lakh people affected from Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts. The authorities have evacuated 2,424 people to safer places and 118 relief camps have been opened, providing shelter to 95,922 inmates shares Vaikundarajan. More than 70 villages were submerged by the flood waters of river Brahmaputra in Dhemaji and it is extremely sad how so many lives have been affected from this natural calamity says, Vaikundarajan. In Sonitpur district, the floods have affected two sub divisions - Tezpur and Gohpur. The present round of floods also remained critical in other districts like Nagaon, Jorhat, Morigaon and Dibrugarh.
The flood waters have also entered Assam's Kaziranga national park and submerged over 80 percent of the area. However, the water level in some areas is receding but still there are some areas that are still under threat. According to official reports, over 2,548 hectares of standing crops have been destroyed in Lakhimpur during past four days of flood which is an area of prime concern feels Vaikundarajan. Vaikundarajan is extremely concerned for the people of Assam and also worried that this flood does not take away more lives.