Assam floods: Silchar submerged in water for sixth consecutive day
Silchar : Silchar town in Assam remains submerged for the sixth consecutive day with lakhs of people's life under distress due to lack of clean water, food and electricity.
Meanwhile, the flood situation in whole Assam remains critical with the official death toll rising to 118.
According to the official information, the water level in key rivers - Brahmaputra at Dhubri and Kopili in Nagaon - have declined to provide some relief. The number of affected people declined to 33.03 lakh in 28 districts as against the previous day’s figure of 45.34 lakh in 30 districts.
Meanwhile, Indian Air Force air dropped the essentials like food, drinking water bottles and more via helicopters.
Nearly, three lakh people are under distress due to floods in Assam.
Reliance Industries Ltd MD Mukesh Ambani and his son Anant Ambani had on Friday donated Rs 25 crore to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) to provide succour to people reeling under the deluge in the state.