At least 16 people have died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome or AES this year. On July 16, nine cases and four deaths were reported in Jorhat district.
According to the bulletin of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), altogether 2,28,500 people are hit due to the deluge in Cachar, Chirang, Morigaon and Tamulpur districts.
One person drowned in Kampur area of Nagaon district, taking the total number of people killed in floods and landslides in Assam this year to 193.
According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), no death due to drowning was reported during the day, with the toll in this year's flood and landslides standing at 192.
The daily flood report of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said two persons, including a child, lost their lives in flood waters, while another person died in a landslide.
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The total number of people losing their lives in this year's flood and landslides has now gone up to 187 in the state.
Growing population and construction in flood-prone areas are some of the reasons behind the burgeoning damage in the state.
Kabul Khan, a resident of the Bethkundi area, was nabbed from his house on Friday night, police said on Saturday.
Many parts of Cachar's Silchar town remained under water for over eleven days on Thursday, officials said.
The unprecedented waterlogging in the Barak valley town is due to a breach in a dyke at Betkundi on June 19 allegedly by miscreants.
The death toll due to this year's floods have increased to 134 with five more deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, while one person was missing, as per the latest bulletin.
However, the situation in Silchar, headquarter town of Cachar district, remained grim as several areas are still waterlogged, officials said.
He said instructions have been issued to agencies involved in the relief and rescue operations to maximise their reach and ensure help for all affected population at the earliest.
According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, close to 51.25 lakh people are still affected in 4,374 villages of 29 districts and cropland affected was in 97,368.50 hectares.
Even as the members of his family are battling the devastating Assam floods and stranded at home, Captain Rupam Das saved over a hundred lives.
So far, 54 people lost their lives in the floods as well as landslides. Cropland affected was in areas of 43,338 hectares.
4,49,136 people continued to suffer from the deluge in Cachar, Dima Hasao, Goalpara, Hojai, Kamrup, Kamrup (Metro), Morigaon and Nagaon districts.
Dima Hasao was the worst-hit district in the first wave of flood in the state this year as connectivity was disrupted from mid of May.
However, the number of people hit by the calamity decreased marginally to 6,80,118 lakh, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said.