Assam : 8 lakh affected, 6 dead; trains cancelled as rivers above danger mark


 GUWAHATI : Floods have devastated the state of Assam once again. At least 21 districts in the state have been flooded affecting at least 8 lakh people. As of now the leading cause of concern is that the River Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark as are other rivers in the state. Six people have been killed in the floods. The worst hit in the More...

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