Guwahati, July 19: At least 50 people lost their lives in Assam due to flash floods. Nearly 25 districts of the state are submerged under water. According to reports, close to 5 million people have been affected because of the calamity. Indian Army along with National Disaster Response Force is carrying out large scale Flood Relief Operation in worst affected areas of Lower Assam since June 11. In the last six days, a total of 488 civilians have been evacuated along with relief to 450 civilians by the Army. Assam Floods: Brahmaputra River Flows Above Danger Mark, Roads Washed Away, School Building Collapses Due to Heavy Rains; Watch Video.
Indian Army: A large scale Flood Relief Operation is being carried out in flood-hit areas of Lower Assam by Indian Army Troops since 11 June 2019. In the last six days, a total of 488 civilians have been evacuated along with relief to 450 civilians. pic.twitter.com/TfVrx4id1f
— ANI (@ANI) July 19, 2019
A delegation of MPs from Assam, including Union Minister Shri Rameswar Teli met PM @narendramodi.
There were discussions on the prevailing flood situation in the state and the steps being taken to assist those affected. pic.twitter.com/MuLrrpXpUl
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) July 19, 2019