A late night heavy rain storm lashed several parts across the state on Tuesday. Leaving a trail of destruction, the storm has claimed two lives, demolished houses, uprooted trees obstructing communication on the highways. Electricity has also been cut off in several areas pertaining to the storm.
Some of the areas affected by the storm are Tingkhang in Tinsukia, Majuli, Gosaigaon, Goalpara and Charaideo.
Two children lost their lives in Tinsukia after a tree fell on their roof as a result of the fierce storm. A mother, her son and daughter were injured in Gosaigaon, who were later admitted to the hospital.
Singing sensation Zubeen Garg music performance also had to be stopped mid-way due to the storm in Charaideo’s Sonari Baruanagar.