GUWAHATI, June 24 � In all 24,393 people in the four districts of Lakhimpur, Darrang, Sonitpur and Udalguri are affected by the current wave of flood, said the official flood bulletin issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) this evening.
According to the bulletin, flood has been reported from 43 villages of seven revenue circles. The revenue circles include � Narayanpur and Nawboicha in Lakhimpur district, Dalgaon in Darrang district, Gohpur and Halem in Sonitpur district, and Udalguri and Mazbat in Udalguri district.
In total, five relief camps have been set up � four of them in Darrang district and one in Sonitpur district � with a total number of 9528 inmates.
The Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger level at Neamatighat and the Jiadhal is also flowing above the danger level in Sonitpur district, said the ASDMA bulletin, quoting the Central Water Commission report.
Incessant rains for the past few days in the State have compounded the flood woes. Several parts of the State have been inundated by flood waters. The water levels in most of the rivers of the State are rising.