GOLAKGANJ, Sep 1 - River Brahmaputra under Dhubri Revenue Circle is overflowing due to incessant rains and several villages have been flooded.
The affected villages are Alomganj, North Geramari, Boraibari, Asharikandi, Madaikhali, South Geramari, Chapgar. Charaldanga, Beguntooli, Dharmasala, Howrarpar, Motirchar, Binnachar, Ghewmari, Durahati along with a part of Dhubri town. The flood situation continues to be grim, forcing people to leave their houses and take shelter in high lands.
Flood waters have inundated large areas of paddy fields destroying the standing crops. The situation has worsened in South Salmara-Mankachar area, where the the Brahmaputra and its tributaries such as the Fakirganj, Nisinpur, South Salmara, Tumni, were flowing above the danger mark, sources said.