Flood Situation in Assam Worsens, Nearly 3 Lakh People Badly Affected

India | Associated Press | June 28, 2020, 7:43 am
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 With the incessant monsoon rains during the past few days, the flood situation in Assam is worsening each passing day with 704 villages in 16 districts being inundated, affecting 2.53 lakh people while the Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger level at many places in nine districts.<br /><br />Villagers cross floodwaters on a country boat in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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With the incessant monsoon rains during the past few days, the flood situation in Assam is worsening each passing day with 704 villages in 16 districts being inundated, affecting 2.53 lakh people while the Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger level at many places in nine districts.

Villagers cross floodwaters on a country boat in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Villagers hold umbrellas and walk in the rain in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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Villagers hold umbrellas and walk in the rain in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Asiatic water buffalos cross floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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Asiatic water buffalos cross floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 A villager rows his boat over floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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A villager rows his boat over floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Villagers wade through floodwater in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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Villagers wade through floodwater in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 A forest guard crosses a hanging bridge keeping vigil over the flood Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, home to the one-horned rhinos, in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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A forest guard crosses a hanging bridge keeping vigil over the flood Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, home to the one-horned rhinos, in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 A one-horned rhinoceros mother and calf cross floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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A one-horned rhinoceros mother and calf cross floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 A woman helps a child with water from a hand pump half-covered in floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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A woman helps a child with water from a hand pump half-covered in floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 A villager walks past a makeshift temporary shelter following floods in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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A villager walks past a makeshift temporary shelter following floods in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Villagers row country boats with their luggage to move to safer areas through floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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Villagers row country boats with their luggage to move to safer areas through floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Villagers travel on a country boats with their luggage to move to safer areas through floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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Villagers travel on a country boats with their luggage to move to safer areas through floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Villagers row country boats through floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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Villagers row country boats through floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Elephants walk through floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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Elephants walk through floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Villagers build a temporary roadside shelter for themselves after flooding in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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Villagers build a temporary roadside shelter for themselves after flooding in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Villager builds a temporary roadside shelter for her family after flooding in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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Villager builds a temporary roadside shelter for her family after flooding in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 A villager sits in a shack next to floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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A villager sits in a shack next to floodwaters in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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