Heavy cyclonic storm lashes Guwahati and many parts of Assam:

Guwahati, April 15: Cyclonic storm hit parts of Assam on Wednesday evening.

The severe sand storm hit the capital city of Assam and other parts of the state followed by a mild shower.

Several properties in Guwahati and some parts of Nagaon, Morigaon, Kamrup districts were reportedly damaged in the massive storm.

As the cyclonic storm hit parts of Assam, several houses, roadside hoardings, uprooting electric poles, trees got destroyed because of the storm.

The power supply in Guwahati was snapped for a few hours.

The storm is locally known as ‘Bordoisila’ experienced every year in the spring season, which refers to a wild wind that is accompanied by heavy rain and thunderstorms and it marks the beginning of monsoon season.