Flash flood hit large number of people in Morigaon

Morigaon, July 29 : A large number of people have been affected in flash flood in central Assam's Morigaon district on Thursday, official sources said. The Bramhaputra submerged at least three villages consisting of 100 families in the three villages - Jyotimari, Kacharigaon and Bagarimari, the sources said.

A large number of people were rendered homeless and they are taking shelter in higher areas, sources said.

The district administration has started relief operations for the flood-affected people, the sources added.