TANGLA, April 26: A dust storm which lashed several parts of the State on Wednesday evening, also hit Udalguri district. Udalguri town was worst affected with uprooted trees and damaged houses. The storm, which passed through Udalguri town at around 4.50 pm, damaged several vehicles in the town. A huge tree also fell on an e-rickshaw injuring four persons. The injured persons were rushed to the Udalguri civil hospital where their condition is stated to be stable.
Sources said the storm had uprooted many trees, which in turn had damaged electric poles and electric cables resulting in power outage for hours. The storm was followed by heavy showers.