Monsoon is creating havoc in Assam, with floods already inundating villages and towns in four districts affecting over 80,000 people.
The incessant rains, especially in catchment areas are causing rivers to overflow, with some even breaching embankments.
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The Brahmaputra river has already been flowing above the danger level in Jorhat and Tezpur districts, but Lakhimpur district is the most affected of the lot.
According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority, over 60,000 people in Lakhimpur have been affected till July 4.
The situation in Majuli is so bad that flood waters have already inundated 60 villages and several timber bridges have been rendered weak due to the rising waters.