Photos: Flood situation worsens in Assam, Brahmaputra flows above danger level

Updated On Jul 07, 2017 09:37 AM IST 12 Photos
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A woman with her child, in a utensil, moves to a safer place from the flood affected Khanamukh village in Morigoan, Assam. Several rivers are in spate across the northeastern state. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority reports, the current flood claimed 19 lives, affected four lakh people across 15 districts. (PTI)

A woman with her child, in a utensil, moves to a safer place from the flood affected Khanamukh village in Morigoan, Assam. Several rivers are in spate across the northeastern state. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority reports, the current flood claimed 19 lives, affected four lakh people across 15 districts. (PTI)

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A view of the flooded Katoguri village in Morigaon district.The flood-affected districts are Lakhimpur, Jorhat, Golaghat, Sivasagar, Cachar, Dhemaji, Biswanath, Karimganj, Sonitpur, Hojai, Majuli, Barpeta, Chirang, Nagaon and Nalbari. (PTI)

A view of the flooded Katoguri village in Morigaon district.The flood-affected districts are Lakhimpur, Jorhat, Golaghat, Sivasagar, Cachar, Dhemaji, Biswanath, Karimganj, Sonitpur, Hojai, Majuli, Barpeta, Chirang, Nagaon and Nalbari. (PTI)

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Indian one-horned rhinoceros wade through flood waters in a submerged area of the wildlife sanctuary. Over 50 per cent of Kaziranga National Park has been submerged by flood waters forcing the animals to shift to higher grounds in and around the World Heritage Site park. (Biju BORO / AFP)

Indian one-horned rhinoceros wade through flood waters in a submerged area of the wildlife sanctuary. Over 50 per cent of Kaziranga National Park has been submerged by flood waters forcing the animals to shift to higher grounds in and around the World Heritage Site park. (Biju BORO / AFP)

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A woman prepares food in her flooded house in Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Gauhati. The water levels of Brahmaputra river and its tributaries crossed danger level mark at several areas in the state caused by incessant rains in past couple of days. (Anupam Nath / AP)

A woman prepares food in her flooded house in Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Gauhati. The water levels of Brahmaputra river and its tributaries crossed danger level mark at several areas in the state caused by incessant rains in past couple of days. (Anupam Nath / AP)

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People look on as a wild elephant crosses a road near the flood affected Kaziranga National Park in Assam .Prohibitory orders have been clamped along NH 37 from Jakhalabandha to Bokakhat and vehicles plying on the busy road have been restricted to speed limit of 40 km per hour, while barricades at several points have been erected and forest personnel are manning the highway round-the-clock for safety of the migrating animals. (PTI)

People look on as a wild elephant crosses a road near the flood affected Kaziranga National Park in Assam .Prohibitory orders have been clamped along NH 37 from Jakhalabandha to Bokakhat and vehicles plying on the busy road have been restricted to speed limit of 40 km per hour, while barricades at several points have been erected and forest personnel are manning the highway round-the-clock for safety of the migrating animals. (PTI)

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A vendor pushes a bicycle carrying his wares through floodwaters in Balimukh Ashigarh village in Morigoan district. (Biju BORO / AFP)

A vendor pushes a bicycle carrying his wares through floodwaters in Balimukh Ashigarh village in Morigoan district. (Biju BORO / AFP)

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Boys and cattle wade through flood waters at a village in Morigaon district of Assam. (PTI)

Boys and cattle wade through flood waters at a village in Morigaon district of Assam. (PTI)

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In an emergency review meeting here, Sonowal directed the Revenue and Disaster Management department and district administration to reach out to the affected people and step up relief and rescue operations across the state. (Anupam Nath / AP)

In an emergency review meeting here, Sonowal directed the Revenue and Disaster Management department and district administration to reach out to the affected people and step up relief and rescue operations across the state. (Anupam Nath / AP)

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A child with his goats row his boat in the flood affected Khanamukh village in Morigaon. (PTI)

A child with his goats row his boat in the flood affected Khanamukh village in Morigaon. (PTI)

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With the Brahamaputra river level on a rising trend all the sluice gates that allow accumulated water in the city to be drained out to the river have been closed to prevent backflow of the water of Brahmaputra into the city. (Biju BORO /AFP)

With the Brahamaputra river level on a rising trend all the sluice gates that allow accumulated water in the city to be drained out to the river have been closed to prevent backflow of the water of Brahmaputra into the city. (Biju BORO /AFP)

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A woman and a child cross a waterlogged street at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Gauhati. Northeast’s biggest city, Guwahati, also came under threat as the water level of the swelling Brahmaputra river crossed the danger level mark on Wednesday afternoo (Anupam Nath / AP)

A woman and a child cross a waterlogged street at Burgaon, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Gauhati. Northeast’s biggest city, Guwahati, also came under threat as the water level of the swelling Brahmaputra river crossed the danger level mark on Wednesday afternoo (Anupam Nath / AP)

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Villagers carry the dismantled roof of their house through floodwaters in Balimukh Ashigarh villag. (Biju BORO / AFP)

Villagers carry the dismantled roof of their house through floodwaters in Balimukh Ashigarh villag. (Biju BORO / AFP)

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