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Morigaon dist in grip of floods once again

By Correspondent

MORIGAON, Sept 10 - Nearly 90,000 people of Lahorighat and Mayong revenue circles in Morigaon district have been affected again as the surging waters of the Brahmaputra inundated more than 80 revenue villages of the two circles today.

The worst-affected villages fall under Pakaria mouza under Mayong revenue circle. The flood waters damaged standing crops in more than 23,000 hectares of land.

The damaged PWD roads of Lahorighat and Mayong which were destroyed in earlier flood were again inundated leading to the closure of surface communication to the remote areas of two circles.

The flood situation deteriorated today as the surging waters of the Brahmaputra again inundated some new revenue villages. Cattle and other domestic animals have been badly hit as there is no green grass and a fodder crisis is looming large in the affected villages of the district. Primary schools in large numbers are under knee deep waters leading to their closure.

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