GUWAHATI, Sept 7 - With one more death reported from Sipajhar area, the death toll in floods from June this year has gone up to 62. However, the overall flood situation in the State recorded slight improvement with the Brahmaputra not showing a rising trend.
The Brahmaputra is still flowing above the danger levels in Neamatighat, Goalpara and Dhubri, but is falling in Guwahati and maintaining a steady trend in Dibrugarh and Tezpur. Similarly, apart from Dikhow, all the tributaries of the Brahmaputra are showing either a steady or falling trend.
The daily flood report issued by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority this evening said that 14.42 lakh people in 19 districts of the State are still reeling under floods.