Burhi Dihing River

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News: Massive fire broke out on the Burhi Dihing River in Assam’s Dibrugarh district allegedly due to an oil pipeline blast

Facts:

  •  Dihing or Burhi Dihing is a large left bank tributary of the Brahmaputra River.
  • Source: the Patkai Hills, Eastern Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh
  • Course: flows through Tinsukia and Dibrugarh Districts in Assam to its confluence with the Brahmaputra at Dihingmukh

Additional Information:

Other important Tributaries of River Brahmaputra

1.       Major left-bank tributaries: Burhi Dihing, Dhansari (South), Kalang, Lohit, Dibang

2.       Major right bank tributaries: Subansiri, Kameng, Manas, Sankosh, Teesta