FROM A CORRESPONDENT
TEZPUR, Oct 25: Heavy thunderstorm lashed Biswath Chariali town and its adjoining areas in Sonitpur district on Friday at around 11.30 pm causing massive damages to houses and properties of the local residents. Thousands of valuable trees were also uprooted. According to the official sources, as many as 15 villages, including bapur, Bamgaon, Bheergaon, Sholmari, Dakshin Dagaon, parts of Biswath Chariali town, were worst affected. Power supply was totally disrupted and it might take four to five days to resume it. Meanwhile, a relief camp has been set up at Sholmari LP School to shelter around 50 families of Sholmari village.