Heavy rains for the last 48 hours have led to flash floods in parts of Assam, with flood water inundating 43 villages in five districts in the upper part of the state. Nearly 13,000 people have been affected and over 200 have been moved to relief camps.
Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Golaghat and Jorhat districts have been affected with Jorhat being the worst hit - 6,000 people have been affected in the district.
The Brahmaputra river is flowing above the danger level at Neematighat in Jorhat. Dhansiri in Numarigarh and Jia Bharali in Sonitpur are also flowing above danger level.
955 hectres of agricultural land is under flood waters, several roads and embankments have also breached in Jorhat and Golaghat districts.