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No let-up in flood fury

Flood problem refuses to improve in Assam on Sunday following the incessant rains that lashed the state during the last couple of days. The river Brahmaputra and its major tributaries have been flowing above the danger level rendering over 2 lakh people homeless in ten district. The worst-hit districts include Jorhat, Lakhimpur, Goalpara, Dhemaji, Majuli, Sonitpur where the government steps up relief and rescue operations. Chief Minister Sarbananda Soniowakl, who reviewed the flood scene in Dispur has asked the officials to closely monitor the situation.

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