Friday, July 29, 2005
ReliefWeb: "ASSAM River Brahamputra at Dibrugarh is flowing at 105.05 m as against the danger level of 104.24 m with a steady trend. Rivers Bramahputra (at Neamatighat, Tejpur, Dubri, Jai Bharali (at Sonitpur), Puthimari (at Kamrup), Beki (at Barpeta) and Sankosh (at Golakganj), are flowing above their warning levels. Flood situation has improved. Except in some low lying areas and places of embankment breaches, no flooding/water logging is reported from any part of the State. The cumulative impact of the recent floods in the Assam is given below: Districts affected: 15 (Karimganj, Tinsukia, Lakhimpur, Dibrugarh, Dhemaj, Jorhat, Morigaon, Kokrajhar, Nalbari, Goalpara, Sonitpur, Kamrup, Barpeta, Darrang and Bongiagaon) Villages affected: 449 Population affected: 3.66 lakhs [A lakh equals 100,000] Human lives lost: 13 Agricultural area affected: 0.71 lakhs ha. No of houses damaged: 97 "