Assam flood - More than 67,000 people from 93 villages

Bhopal Samachar
Assam. "It's Eid tomorrow but we are facing great difficulty as our houses are affected due to flood waters. Even the Eidgah Maidan is inundated. The price of vegetables is also rising," says a resident of Shilla village in Barpeta district. 

 Situation remains grim as hundreds of people are displaced due to flood situation in Barpeta district of Assam More than 67,000 people from 93 villages in Barpeta district are affected. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) report, 225 hectares of cropland in Barpeta district is currently inundated. 

In the last 48 hours, three children died in the district after drowning in flood waters taking the state death toll to six.