NAGAON, July 16 - The flood situation in the district is still grim and more areas under seven revenue circles in the district have been submerged by flood water.
Sources claimed that during the current wave of the flood, the overflowing water of Brahmaputra, Kapili and Kolong rivers submerged more than 158 villages under seven revenue circles in the district and ravaged more than 8415 hectares of crop land till the filing of this report.
Besides, the current wave of flood has affected more than 70,790 people of those revenue circles in the district and also affected more than 49,435 various kinds of domestic animals.
As per a report of the District Disaster Management Authority, Nagaon, in the current wave of flood, the overflowing water of Kapili river inundated 63 villages under Kampur revenue circle and 46 villages under Raha revenue circle while the overflowing water of the Brahmaputra has submerged 16, 10, 10 and 5 villages under Kaliabor, Dhing, Samaguri and Rupahi revenue circles respectively in the district.
On the other hand, the overflowing water of Kolong river submerged more than 8 villages under Nagaon Sadar revenue circle till the filing of this report.
Sources, however, claimed that Brahmaputra is flowing 29 centimetres above the danger level, Kapili river flowing 45 centimetres above the danger level while the Kolong river is flowing 68 centimetres above the danger level today.