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Photo gallery: Assam flood situation grim, 4 lakh people affected across 700 villages in 17 districts

Jul 12, 2019, 09:16 AM IST
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The flood situation in Assam turned grim, affecting four lakh people across 700 villages in 17 districts. Massive landslides continued in the state. At three persons died and several houses were destroyed on Thursday.

The Afolamukh Ghat in river Island Majuli where ferry services have been suspended for an indefinite period following the heavy downpour and rise in the water levels of Brahmaputra river, in Assam's Majuli. (Photo: IANS)

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The water level of the Brahmaputra river flowing through Guwahati has crossed the warning mark. The river had already crossed the danger mark at Nimati Ghat in Jorhat. The water level of other rivers like Dikhow, Dhansiri, Jia Bharali, Puthimari and Beki are also above the danger mark. 

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Villagers being rescued by administration after their home being flooded by heavy rainfall which inundated villages near Beki River in Bijni, Baksa District on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

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Villagers take shelter at schools after their home being flooded by heavy rainfall in Assam. (ANI Photo)

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Villagers carrying their belongings after their home being flooded by heavy rainfall which inundated villages near Beki River in Bijni, Baksa District on July 11. (ANI Photo)

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People walk through the inundated Pabhoi village in the flood-affected Biswanath district of Assam (Photo: IANS)

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People walk through the flooded riverbanks of Brahmaputra at Kasomari Ghat in Guwahati as Brahmaputra river and its tributaries are flowing above the danger level marks at many places in the state as incessant rains in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in the past couple of days in Guwahati on Thursday. 

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A view of the inundated Jonai village in the flood affected Dhemaji district of Assam. (Photo: IANS

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A motorist struggles through water logged NH 37 after rains at Panbari in Kaziranga. (Photo: IANS)

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