Assam: Flood waters inundate over 100 houses in Howraghat

Flood waters flowing over the road that goes through the Belaguri Gaon in Howraghat under Karbi Anglong at five places

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With incessant rains continue to hit Karbi Anglong district for the last several hours, more than 100 houses have been inundated by flood waters in Belaguri Gaon under Howraghat Sub-division of the district.

The people who have lost their homes are Sagar Ghosh, Bontimai Medhi, Tarun Medhi, Harakanta Medhi, Bhuban Medhi, Jiten Medhi, Parmeswar Ghose, Jaganath Pathak, Prahlat Bora, Ramananda Medhi, Suren Medhi, Bharat Pathak and Atul Kalita.

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As per information, flood waters are flowing over the road that goes through the Belaguri Gaon at five places and the communication has been disrupted.

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The village Namghar, ICDS office, Beluguri LP School, Beluguri Higher Secondary School premises have been submerged by flood waters. Flood waters have also entered the Medical Sub-Centre.

The other villages which have also been flooded due to incessant rains in Howraghat area are Dumukhi Jaljuri, Dumukhi Dighalpani Asomiya Bhakhik Gaon, Ok Kereng Dighalpani, Madartuli, Pub Dikharu, Kampuria Gaon, Dikghali Ati, Jamuna Gaon, Sarakani, Jelai Rongpi village and others.

The farmers of the area have also been affected as the paddy saplings have been submerged by flood waters.

Nongee Terang
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