Guwahati: Massive hailstorm has caused several damages in upper Assam Dibrugarh on Tuesday evening. A massive hailstorm hits Dibrugarh at around 5:30pm on Tuesday evening.
One person was killed after a big tree fallen on him at Moran. The deceased person has been identified as- Sukeswar Gogoi, resident of Moran.
Many big trees and electric lines were uprooted in Dibrugarh district due to the heavy hailstorm.
“Hailstorm has become a common in Dibrugarh. Within few days, we have witnessed two massive hailstorm in Dibrugarh. Many trees and electric lines were uprooted in some areas of the district causing extensive damage,” said an official.
Meanwhile, power lines has been snapped in Dibrugarh down due to the massive hailstorm which has struck the city.
“West revenue circle, Moran, Tingkong, Dibrugarh east were most affected due to the hailstorm. West revenue circle was mostly affected. Many big trees were uprooted and electric poles were damaged. Our assessment has been going on,” said an official of ASDMA.
He further said, “NDRF, SDRF and APDCL are working to clear the roads. Restoration work has been going on. Process has been initiated for the ex-gratia to be given to the deceased family member,”.
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