In Gujarat state, floods death toll doubled in last two days

According to media news reports, floods situation is causing concern in India, particularly the floods situation in western Indian state of Gujarat were reportedly floods death toll doubled in last two days and 218 people have lost lives according to government officials have confirmed, said media news report.

Reportedly this year, monsoon rains have affected millions across at least 20 states in India, and hundreds of thousands displaced.

According to media news reports, the government has announced aid packages for affected areas and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is due to visit Assam on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Modi has said the aim of his visit to find a permanent solution to flooding that Assam faces every year, said media news report.

–AENNS 1/8/2017