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Rainwaters wreak havoc again

There seems to be no end to the monsoon misery for the Guwahatians. Rainwaters are wreaking havoc again in the parts disrupting normal life on Monday.

Many areas in Guwahati have come under the rainwaters following the incessant rains that lashed the city for the last couple of hours.

Massive waterlogging on the GS Road, RG Baruah Road near Bhangagarh, Christianbast, Chandmari have forced the vehicles to stay off in the morning.

Anil Nagar, Lachitnagar, Nabin Nagar, Tarun Nagar got some relief on Sunday as the weather improved a little bit. But these areas have again come under the rainwaters on Monday giving the local residents more misery.  

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