|Overflowing Morapagladia hits 10 villages in Tihu|
TIHU, July 11 - At least 10 villages under Tihu subdivision in Nalbari district have been badly affected by floodwaters of the Morapagladia river, which breached the embankment near North Bali following heavy rainfall in the past four days.
Floodwaters submerging the main road at Bali village of Tihu subdivision in Nalbari district. – Photo: ANN Service, Tihu
It may be mentioned here that villages like Bali, Haribhanga, Sialmari, Gormara, Pipalubari, Sandheli, Barpit, Bhojkuchi have been affected by the floods. At present, all these villages have been submerged by floodwaters.
A major stretch of the road from Bali Kali Mandir to Haribhanga (Murikuchi) – which is part of the newly renovated Kaithalkuchi-Bali-Haribhanga road, considered the backbone of this area – is under knee-deep water.
More than 1,000 hectors of crop area in Tihu subdivision have also been affected by the latest floods.
Till the filing of this report, no senior official from the district or subdivisional level visited the affected villages where the flood situation is very grim.