GUWAHATI, Aug 30 - The flood situation in Assam continued to improve today although nearly 79,000 people are still suffering across five districts in the State.
According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, over 78,800 people are affected at present in Chirang, Morigaon, Nagaon, Karbi Anglong and Golaghat districts.
Till yesterday, over one lakh people were affected by the latest wave of flood across four districts. The total number of people losing their lives in this year�s flood-related incidents in the State went up to 158, including eight in Guwahati.
As per the report issued today, Morigaon hosts the largest number of affected people at 41,500 followed by Nagaon with 36,100 affected. � PTI