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Storm lashes Nalbari, Barpeta

Properties worth lakhs of rupees were damaged when storm lashed parts of Nalbari and Barpeta districts on Friday.

The storm erupted in the wee hours and lasted for half and hour destroying hundreds of houses.

Surface traffic communication remained disrupted for several hours as many trees fell on the roads under the impact of the storm.

The worst-hit areas include Tihu where over 200 houses were ravaged, trees, light and telephone posts were uprooted. The extent of damage has yet to be ascertained.

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