Officials have confirmed that four more bodies have been recovered after the floods in Assam, taking the total number of dead to 36 while nearly 10 lakh people in 13 districts have been badly affected by the deluge.
Two people died in Krishnai and Kukurkata areas of Goalpara district, has been the worst hit by the floods, while one person was found dead in Tinsukia district and Guwahati.
AdvertisementHeavy rains in Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh earlier this week led to the flood like situation.
The government has set up 162 relief camps and shelters where 1.5 lakh people have taken shelter.
The state government had yesterday announced a payment of Rs 3.5 lakhs to the kin of those who died in the flood.