Floods ravage several parts of country; 28 dead in Assam, toll rises to 67 in Bihar even as water begins to recede

According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 28 people have died till Thursday due to floods.

FP Staff July 18, 2019 18:40:54 IST
The state of Assam continued to be ravaged by floods on Thursday. According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 28 people have died till Thursday and lakhs have been affected in over 4000 villages. Reuters
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The state of Assam continued to be ravaged by floods on Thursday. According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 28 people have died till Thursday and lakhs have been affected in over 4000 villages. Reuters
Ten deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours in Assam. Thirty of the 33 districts have been submerged under floodwater. AP
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Ten deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours in Assam. Thirty of the 33 districts have been submerged under floodwater. AP
The Brahmaputra river has crossed the danger mark in Jorhat, Tezpur, Kamrup and Goalpara districts in Assam. Reuters
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The Brahmaputra river has crossed the danger mark in Jorhat, Tezpur, Kamrup and Goalpara districts in Assam. Reuters
NDRF and SDRF teams have been carrying out rescue operations in flood-affected regions of Assam. Twitter/@ANI
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NDRF and SDRF teams have been carrying out rescue operations in flood-affected regions of Assam. Twitter/@ANI
Relief material has been dispatched to several areas including Jhargaon district of Assam. AP
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Relief material has been dispatched to several areas including Jhargaon district of Assam. AP
In Bihar, the toll has reached 67 till Wednesday even as the flood waters have begun to recede. PTI
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In Bihar, the toll has reached 67 till Wednesday even as the flood waters have begun to recede. PTI
On Wednesday, flooding was also reported in areas of Haryana and Punjab. PTI
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On Wednesday, flooding was also reported in areas of Haryana and Punjab. PTI