Three more lives lost in Assam floods 

Vastavam web:Three more lives were lost today in Assam floods while 12 districts continued to be affected.Two persons drowned in Darrang and one in Kokrajhar of lower Assam, pushing the death toll in the second wave of floods in the state to 70, an Assam State Disaster Management Authority report said.Water is receding from human habitation and agricultural fields though over 76,000 hectares of farmland with standing crops is still inundated in the 12 districts, the report said.The floods have damaged embankments, roads and bridges in Dhemaji and Dhubri districts, the ASDMA said.