Photos: Assam flood situation worsens; 16 dead over the week

The flood situation in Assam worsened on June 26, as water entered four fresh districts affecting over 2.53 lakh people and taking the death toll to 16. The deluge has also overrun nearly 12,000 hectares of agricultural land with standing crops. Dhemaji remains the worst-hit district in the state, followed by Tinsukia, Majuli and Dibrugarh.

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Locals cross a flooded area on a boat in Nagaon district, Assam, on June 27. With heavy rainfall continuing in most parts of the state, the flood situation in Assam has worsened. Over 2.53 lakh people have been affected in 16 of the state’s 33 districts. (PTI)

Locals cross a flooded area on a boat in Nagaon district, Assam, on June 27. With heavy rainfall continuing in most parts of the state, the flood situation in Assam has worsened. Over 2.53 lakh people have been affected in 16 of the state’s 33 districts. (PTI)

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A woman wades through a flooded village in Nagaon district on June 27. According to a PTI report, the Brahmaputra river and its tributaries are flowing above the danger level at several places and have flooded Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Udalguri, Darranf, Baksa, Nalbari, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts. (PTI)

A woman wades through a flooded village in Nagaon district on June 27. According to a PTI report, the Brahmaputra river and its tributaries are flowing above the danger level at several places and have flooded Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Udalguri, Darranf, Baksa, Nalbari, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Nagaon, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts. (PTI)

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Elephants wade through flood water in Morigaon district on June 26. 80 % of the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary has been inundated, forcing wild animals, including one-horned Indian rhinos, to move to nearby highlands, according to PTI. (Anupam Nath / AP)

Elephants wade through flood water in Morigaon district on June 26. 80 % of the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary has been inundated, forcing wild animals, including one-horned Indian rhinos, to move to nearby highlands, according to PTI. (Anupam Nath / AP)

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One-horned rhinos wade through a flooded Kaziranga National Park following incessant rain, in Nagaon district on June 26. The sanctuary has more than 100 rhinos, 1,500 wild buffaloes and thousands of hogs. (PTI)

One-horned rhinos wade through a flooded Kaziranga National Park following incessant rain, in Nagaon district on June 26. The sanctuary has more than 100 rhinos, 1,500 wild buffaloes and thousands of hogs. (PTI)

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A truck submerged in flood water following heavy rainfall at Banipur in Dibrugarh on June 26. (PTI)

A truck submerged in flood water following heavy rainfall at Banipur in Dibrugarh on June 26. (PTI)

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A family carrying firewood moves to a safer place after their house submerged due to heavy rainfall at Chandrapur in Kamrup district on June 26. Dhemaji remains the worst-hit district in the state, followed by Tinsukia, Majuli and Dibrugarh. (PTI)

A family carrying firewood moves to a safer place after their house submerged due to heavy rainfall at Chandrapur in Kamrup district on June 26. Dhemaji remains the worst-hit district in the state, followed by Tinsukia, Majuli and Dibrugarh. (PTI)

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A motorist rides through a flooded street after heavy rain at Zoo Road in Guwahati on June 26. According to a report by PTI, the deluge has also overrun nearly 12,000 hectares of agricultural land with standing crops. (ANI)

A motorist rides through a flooded street after heavy rain at Zoo Road in Guwahati on June 26. According to a report by PTI, the deluge has also overrun nearly 12,000 hectares of agricultural land with standing crops. (ANI)

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Police personnel and NDRF team seen during a rescue operation at Shanti Nagar in Kahilipara area on June 26. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), “fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to continue over northeast India till June 29.” (ANI)

Police personnel and NDRF team seen during a rescue operation at Shanti Nagar in Kahilipara area on June 26. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), “fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely to continue over northeast India till June 29.” (ANI)

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