JORHAT, July 8 - Several areas in Jorhat and its adjoining areas were flooded due to heavy downpour for over an hour around noon yesterday.
The Jorhat Deputy Commissioner�s office campus too was among the offices that came underwater. Several residential and commercial areas were flooded along with a number of streets.
Movement of people was affected due to the sudden flooding, but gradually the situation improved.
By evening, the water drained out from most of the areas through the drains and natural streams which flow through the town and empties into the Bhogdoi river.
A district administration official said that due to heavy rains the drains were overflowing.