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Hailstorm lashes Raha

A severe hailstorm lashed greater Raha and its adjacent areas of Nagaon district on Friday morning causing widespread damage by uprooting many mature trees,snapping power lines at many places.Many houses were also damaged in Amsoi,Gaspara,Balikuchi, Beltola,Salmara and Nakuchi by the hailstorm. Hailstones as large as tennis balls were reported, denting vehicle roofs and making people run helter-skelter for cover. Lasting for about an-hour, the hailstorm also caused damage to crop fields of the said areas. Fortunately,no loss of life has been reported.

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