WORLD Death toll in India's Assam floods rises to 151: official

WORLD

Death toll in India's Assam floods rises to 151: official

CGTN

08:29, June 30, 2022

The flood situation in Assam, India, has deteriorated, with 10 regions reporting 12 new deaths. At present, the death toll caused by floods in the state has reached 151, the Assam Disaster Management Authority reported on Wednesday.

A flood-affected woman with a child rows her makeshift banana rafrt towards safer areas from marooned Tarabari village, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Monday, June 20, 2022. (Photo: AP)

More than 3.15 million people in the 26 districts of Assam are still affected by floods, more than 300,000 people are still sheltering in 840 disaster relief camps, and 91,349.26 hectares of crops have been submerged.

A man carries his children to safer grounds from flood-surrounded Tarabari village, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Monday, June 20, 2022. (Photo: AP)

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