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At least eight people, including two children, died in several parts of Assam due to lightning, thunderstorm and heavy rain. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, several parts of Assam have been flooded since Wednesday in Bordeaux. The rain accompanied by thunderstorms during the summer season in the state is called ‘Bordeoisilla’.

According to a government bulletin, the storm and rain have damaged several houses, damaged trees and uprooted power poles. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, four people died in a thunderstorm in Dibrugarh on Friday. Among them is a 12-year-old girl.

In Barpeta district, three people died in thunderstorm and rain on Thursday, while a 15-year-old girl lost her life in Goalpara district, the authority said. Rain has damaged at least 7,378 buildings and other structures in the past two days.

A statement from the Meteorological Department said that there is a possibility of heavy rains in Northeast Arunachal Pradesh and Assam-Meghalaya till April 17. The Meteorological Department also said that there is a possibility of rain in Nagaland-Manipur-Mizoram-Tripura on April 17.

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