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Storm causes heavy damage in Sonitpur

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Tezpur, April 27: Heavy storm accompanied by rain and hail on Wednesday night has caused extensive damages to crops and houses in Sonitpur district. According to a report, about 100 villages were affected within the district as per preliminary reports. Over 996 families have been affected in Wednesday night’s storm. Villages affected during storm usually produce a large quantity of squash, potatoes, maize and other seasonal vegetables. Several trees were uprooted in the storm and some of the uprooted trees even fell on the houses. However, there was no report of human casualty, official sources said.

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