Uprooted tree
Uprooted tree falls on vehicle at Tezpur. Image credit - Northeast Now

A thunderstorm lashed many places in and around Tezpur town of Sonitpur district on Monday evening.

The thunderstorm that continued for about an hour also uprooted many trees and electric posts.

In Salonibari area under the Salonibari Police Outpost near Tezpur, one Jiten Bhuyan of Barjhar Gaon along with his family was travelling by a Swift DZire car bearing registration No AS-12-M-5836.

Bhuyan and his family sustained injuries as a roadside tree uprooted and fell on their vehicle.

However, they luckily managed to save themselves.

At Depota area under Bebejia Police Outpost, one Manjul Ali, his wife and their two sons were injured seriously when a roadside tree fell down on a Tempo (three-wheeler) in which they were travelling.

They have been rushed to the Tezpur Medical College and Hospital.

In the thunderstorm, many roadside trees were uprooted at Sagoli Ahot Tal area following which the NH-15 remained blocked.

The vehicles plying on this road remained stranded following the incident.

Moreover, many electric posts have been damaged by the thunderstorm in many places.

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