MORIGAON, Sept 2 - The overall flood situation in Morigaon district further worsened today as the Brahmaputra breached the Biringabari dyke near Moirabari this morning, affecting more than 50 villages, covering 60,000 people.
District administration sources said that nearly 1.3 lakh people in three revenue circles namely Bhuragaon, Lahorighat and Mayong are affected by the floods. In Mayong revenue circle, nearly 80,000 people are affected. The Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary is totally under flood water, forcing wild animals, to move to safer places. The link roads to Pabitora Sanctuary were breached at several places. The erosion at Baralimari in Bhuragaon also took a grim turn today.