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Assam hit by first wave of flood

Press Trust Of India
Jun 04, 2011 at 08:50pm IST

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Dhemaji: Assam was hit by the first wave of flood on Saturday with Brahmaputra's tributary Jiadhol rising alarmingly in the flood-prone Dhemaji district, officials said.

Heavy rainfall for the last few days has led to the water level of Jiadhol river to rise alarmingly affecting more than 20 flood-prone villages of the district.

A section of National Highway-52 was also submerged at Samarjan with traffic stranded on the way. The district administration has sounded an alert and

Assam hit by first wave of flood

Heavy rainfall for the last few days has led to the rise in water level.

efforts are being made to ensure traffic movement along NH 52.

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