The situation in India's Assam state has deteriorated as eight individuals, including three children, perished due to drowning in floodwaters over the past 24 hours, raising the annual flood death toll to 66.

According to a flood report, on Sunday, two people died in each of Dhubri and Nalbari districts, and one person each in Cachar, Goalpara, Dhemaji, and Sivasagar districts. The state's situation remains precarious in several districts, with over 2,274,000 people affected across 28 districts.

The affected districts include Kamrup, Nagaon, Cachar, Dhubri, Goalpara, Morigaon, Hailakandi, Bongaigaon, South Salmara, Dibrugarh, Karimganj, Lakhimpur, Hojai, Nalbari, Charaideo, Biswanath, Golaghat, Jorhat, Dhemaji, Barpeta, Sonitpur, Kokrajhar, Majuli, Kamrup (M), Darrang, Sivasagar, Chirang, and Tinsukia. In total, 3,446 villages across 97 revenue circles are submerged, and floodwaters have inundated 68,432.75 hectares of crop land.

Dhubri district has the highest number of affected individuals at 754,791, followed by Cachar with 177,928, Barpeta with 134,328, Darrang with 117,581, Golaghat with 112,322, and South Salmara with 100,926. Over 369,000 people have sought refuge in 630 relief camps, and distribution centers have been established in 26 districts. Additionally, 1,563,426 domestic animals were impacted during the second wave of flooding, with floodwaters sweeping away 214 animals and damaging nearly 300 homes.

Floodwaters have damaged 172 roads, six bridges, and eight embankments in the last 24 hours. Nine rivers, including the Brahmaputra, Barak, and their tributaries, are overflowing and flowing above danger levels in multiple locations. The water level of the Brahmaputra is above the danger mark at Neamatighat, Tezpur, and Dhubri, although it is receding in Guwahati.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visited flood relief camps in Kamrup district to evaluate the distribution of relief to affected residents.