MANGALDAI, Sept 26 - The surging water of Noa river has submerged several areas and crop land in Darrang district. According to sources, the Mangaldai revenue circle has been severely affected. The flood water has submerged Borbali, Saru-Outola, Barampur, Daha, Adhikari, Chamuapara, Mojachuburi and Nagarbahi causing hardships for the people.
The sources informed that a huge stretch of embankment near Borbali village has been washed away by flood water. The people living in the area alleged that the situation could have been avoided, had the authorities concerned initiated timely action.
They have also demanded urgent repair works of the breached embankment considering the gravity of the situation.
Despite repeated pleas from the local people, the state government is yet to take steps for repair of the old embankments. �We want early repair of the old embankments as the situation is serious in the entire Mangaldai revenue circle,� a section of people said while sharing information with this correspondent.
Patacharkuchi ANN Service adds: Incessant rains for the last couple of days have caused flash flood in several parts of Patacharkuchi. The rising water of kaldia, Pahumara and Deozara rivers have inundated roads and paddy field in the sub-division. The kaldia river has breached an embankment at Akaya village causing a serious problem for the people . Road communication has also been affected. The surging water of Deozara and Kaldia rivers have submerged paddy fields in Doloigaon, Pahala Bichankuchi, Uluwa and Nityananda. The siva Durga Dham of Patacharkuchi has also been submerged by flood water.
Several areas of the sub-division, including Nanda Supa, Dakshin Hati, Charan Supa, Bayan Supa, Panbari, Kurobaha and Bichankuchi have been affected.
The communication system from Kenduguri to Chouliabari has been snapped as a major portion of the road has been submerged by surging water of Pahumara river.