Assam floods: 14 lakh affected, prices soar

Samudra Gupta Kashyap GUWAHATI, SEPTEMBER 7: With the rain gods taking a holiday on Sunday after a gap of nearly a month, the overall flood situation in Assam looked slightly better though nearly 14 lakh people across the state continued to reel under water, with the Brahmaputra and several of its tributaries flowing above the red mark at several points. 33,700 people altogether, have been evacuated to safer places by the authorities with the Army providing vital back-up with manpower and equipment, while 20,350 people continued to be accommodated in 134 relief camps across the state.

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