Kokrajhar storm

Heavy rainfall with cyclonic storm created havoc in several areas of Kokrajhar district, especially on northern side last night.

The storm caused extensive damages in areas like Titaguri Debargaon, Rangalikhata, Diajiri, Bhutiapara, Salakati, Serfanguri, etc.

It also damaged house, crops and other properties worth lakhs of rupees.

Several trees were uprooted blocking roads in various places. The Karigaon- Kokrajhar Jwhwlao Dwimalu road was blocked for several hours as trees were uprooted at three different places like Titaguri, Debargaon and Balajan Tinali.

Several government establishments, parts of tin roof of Balajan Tinali PHC and it’s staff quarters were blown away, ASEB poles were brought down on the ground in several places.

Reports of severe damage from several other places in the district was also reported.

Rinoy Basumatary

Rinoy Basumatary is Northeast Now Correspondent in Kokrajhar. He can be reached at: rinoymasscom@gmail.com

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