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Incessant Rains Trigger Flash Flood in Guwahati

Incessant Rains Trigger Flash Flood in Guwahati

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 Sep 2018 8:25 AM GMT

Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Sept 2: Guwahati woke up to a heavy downpour lashing the city. The downpour, most expectedly, caused flash flood in several areas of Guwahati. The busy GS Road, the Zoo Road, Downtown area, Anil Nagar, Mathura Nagar, narangi Housing Colony, Pathar Konwari, Narengi and several other areas in the city were submerged by flash flood water. The 37 National Highway, particularly below the Khanapara fly-over went under flood water.

Dimoria Correspondent adds: The eviction drive launched by the Kamrup (M) administration over the last two days in the Jorabat-10 Mile area on the outskirts of the city continued even today. However, the heavy downpour in the area in the morning hours of Sunday caused flood in the Jorabat-10 Mile area. The flood led to stranding of a large number of vehicles in the area while the sufferings of the travelers knew no bounds. Although after about 2 hours the road was clear of flood water, it was covered with a thick layer of soft mud.

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