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Rains wreaking havoc in Guwahati

 Rainwaters are back to wreak havoc in Guwahati. Many areas in the premier north eastern city have come under the rainwaters following the one hour long heavy downpour on Friday morning.

The downpour began at 7 in the morning which halted only at 8-30 wreaking havoc with waters inundating the Guwahati-Shillong Road.

Rainwaters started disrupting normal life in Anilnagar, Nabin Nagar, Lachitnagar and Chandmari and its adjoining areas.

Parts of the R G Barooah Road have also come under the rainwaters causing immense inconvenience for the commuters.   

 

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