Almost 70 per cent of the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve still under water with as many as 110 of the 223 anti-poaching camps inundated.
According to ASDMA, 1,278 villages in 61 revenue circles have been affected. The 5,73,938 affected people include 1,91,821 women and 1,44,582 children.
According to Flood Reporting and Information Management System, two children, one each in Chenga in Barpeta district and Mayong in Morigaon had drowned in the floodwaters till August 30.
The flood situation in Assam deteriorated with two persons losing their lives and over 3.63 lakh people suffering in the deluge across 17 districts, an official bulletin said on Monday.
Altogether 950 villages under 50 revenue circles are in the grip of the deluge, triggered by incessant rains.
The Assam government adopted the policy of 'Ruthless Quarantine with A Human Heart' as nearly 30 lakh people underwent both institutional and home isolation.
As some work of the updation of NRC involving the verification of documents of applicants is yet to be completed, NRC authorities were not sure about meeting the deadline.
Thirty-seven more persons perished in flood-hit Bihar, where over 1.46 crore people are still affected.
No fresh deaths due to the deluge were reported and the toll stood at 70, an ASDMA report said.
According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, three died in Dhubri, while two lives were lost in Morigaon.
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has always maintained that erosion is Assam’s greater problem, not floods.
Starting even before the monsoon, the Brahmaputra and 100 of its tributaries have breached their banks in the last 10 weeks.
Prime Minister Modi announces a package of Rs 2,350 crore for five flood-ravaged states in India’s oft-forgotten corner.
He also announced Rs 50,000 each for those seriously injured in the floods in the two states, the Prime Minister's Office said.
Flood-besieged animals fall prey to tribesmen in Karbi Anglong who hunt them for meat.