Assam Floods: Over 18 Lakh People Affected Across 22 Districts

Updated: July 30, 2016 15:00 IST

Union home minister Rajnath Singh is in Assam to take stock of the damage caused by the floods, which have so far killed 13 people.

Assam Floods: Over 18 Lakh People Affected Across 22 Districts
Home minister Rajnath Singh conducts an aerial survey. He will also meet the flood-hit people in Assam's Morigaon.
Assam Floods: Over 18 Lakh People Affected Across 22 Districts
The army tweeted, saying, "Nine army columns deployed for floor relief in Assam & Bihar. 2000+ rescued. Brahmaputra breach being plugged."
Assam Floods: Over 18 Lakh People Affected Across 22 Districts
With houses submerged, boats have become the solace for 18 lakh people. They sleep, cook and eat on the boats.
Assam Floods: Over 18 Lakh People Affected Across 22 Districts
Assam is reeling under heavy floods, which affected at least 18 lakh people in 22 districts of the state.
Assam Floods: Over 18 Lakh People Affected Across 22 Districts
More than 3,300 villages have been affected.
Assam Floods: Over 18 Lakh People Affected Across 22 Districts
Almost 80 per cent of the Kaziranga national park, home to the one-horned rhino, is submerged in water.

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