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Assam storm toll: Casualties rise to eight, 592 villages hit

Scroll | 16/04/2022 03:06 PM | Click to read full article

Five more persons died and several were injured in multiple districts of Assam after the state was hit by a storm on Friday. The total toll due to the storm has now reached eight.

Four people were killed in Tingkhang and Moran circle in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district after a storm uprooted bamboo trees under which they were taking refuge from strong winds. One person died in Matia in the Goalpara district due to lightning.