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Assam flood situation improves

The flood situation in Assam has improved considerably with only Golaghat district remaining in the grip of floodwaters on Thursday.

According to the report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), a population of 35,611 in 53 villages of the district are currently suffering in the second wave of the floods that has hit the State.

The district administration has set up 38 relief camps where 13,157 inmates have taken shelter.

The total number of persons who lost their lives in the two waves of flood this year across different parts of the State stands at 45, including three in the landslides. Crop area of 3,378 hectares was still under flood water in the district.

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