TINSUKIA, Sep 1 - The flood situation has not changed in Tinsukia district. Rather some new areas have come under flood waters in Tinsukia revenue circle. The number of flood-affected villages has increased to 43 and more than 25,000 people in the Guijan, Patia pathar, Habeda, Rongpuria and Panitola areas of Tinsukia revenue circle have been marooned. A total 38 relief camps have been set up and food materials etc., have been provided to the inmates by the administration. In Doomdooma revenue circle, the flood situation is improving gradually with the receding water level of Brahmaputra.
Excluding four wards of Doomdooma Town Committee where about 200 people have been affected, a total of 34 revenue villages have been reeling under the floods in Talap, Dangori, Dirak, Laopati, Philobari areas affecting about 19,000 people in Doomdooma revenue circle. Administration has set up 24 relief camps where inmates have been provided with food as well as fodder for the cattle.
In Margherita subdivision, flood waters of the river Buri Dehing is creating havoc. All total 25 villages in Bhitor Paoi, Maichang, Rothduba, Mulang, Makum Killa, Nabodoy, Sarvodoi etc., areas have been submerged affecting about 25,000 people. Subdivisional administration has set up 13 relief camps.