Flood situation in Upper Assam grim


More than 50,000 people have been affected as more than forty villages were flooded by the swelling tributaries of the mighty Brahmaputra river in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts, reports PTI.Flowing above the danger level due to heavy rain, the Jiadhol river flooded more than 25 villages in Dhemaji revenue circle and submerged a portion of NH-52 at Samarajan in Dhemaji town.