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Flood situation turns grim

The overall flood situation deteriorates further. Some more villages have come under water. With these, the number of villages under water in Dhemaji, Chirang and Lakhimpur districts has gone up to 350 villages in 11 districts where one lakh people have been affected.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke to Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to discuss the situation and extended the central help.

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