Cyclone ‘Remal’ leads to strong winds, power cuts, road damages & heavy rainfall across Assam


Effects of Cyclone Remal have led to massive destruction across Assam,  bringing heavy rainfall and strong winds that have led to significant disruptions.

In Guwahati , damages have been reported in several parts of the city. Trees have been uprooted in various part of the city due to the adverse effect of the strong leading to destruction of properties and roads.

Several road such blockages have led to disruption in transportation, also causing severe power cuts since Monday mid night.

Gusty winds have reportedly caused disruption in normal life in Bajali, Baksa, Barpeta, Biswanath, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Darrang, Dhubri, Goalpara, Golaghat, Hojai, Kamrup, Kamrup Metropolitan, Karbi Anglong and Morigaon districts, reports said.

Further, in response to the severe weather conditions due to ‘Remal’, authorities have ordered the closure of schools in several districts of the state in order to ensure safety of students.

Notably, the deep depression over Bangladesh caused by the cyclonic storm ‘Remal’ has been advancing east-northeastwards with a speed of 15 kmph over the past six hours, the IMD said.