TARNTARAN: In the Mand area of the district, 10,000 acre crop has been submerged with the rise in the water level of the Beas and Sutlej rivers.
With heavy rain predicted in the coming days, high flood risk looms large over another 20,000 acres of agricultural land and houses in 62 villages in the area.
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GUWAHATI: The flood situation in Assam worsened on Friday with over 82,000 people affected in four districts of the state. According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), more than 82,500 people are affected in Lakhimpur, Darrang, Udalguri and Karimganj districts. ASDMA said 146 villages are under water while 500 hectares of crop land have been damaged.
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source: Hindustan Times