Rain hits North East, nearly 12 feared dead


Nearly 10 people have been died in heavy rain that occurred in North East on Wednesday. As per the reports, several killed in a three-storey building that breaks down after a landslide in the Lunglei district of Mizoram.

“So far, three bodies have been recovered while seven are still trapped in the rubble,” an official reported.

On Sunday, the rain destroyed several trees in the region. “About 450 houses have been submerged or harmed by the surges and avalanches,” Lal Thanzara revealed. “Other than Lunglei, Aizawl and Serchip areas have been extremely influenced. In Aizawl, around 50 families who have been hit by the avalanches have been cleared.”

The consistent deluge and avalanches has blocked  the capital of Aizawl and disjoined the power supply and telephone associations in the city. “A noteworthy avalanche happened close Vaivakawn, blocking National Highway 54 that interfaces Aizawl to Lengpui air terminal,” the authority disclosed to The Telegraph.

Seventy-four structures, including the indoor stadium and the Integrated Child Development Services focus, were likewise immersed in Tlabung town. In the Tlabung subdivision, more than 1,500 families are accounted for to have been influenced by the surges.

The specialist has issued surge cautioning in Lakhimpur and Sonitpur regions in Assam. The water levels of the Singra and the Simen, the two tributaries of the Brahmaputra in upper Assam, are rising alarmingly. Manipur and Meghalaya, as well, saw surges and avalanches. A few houses have been immersed and streets having been harmed. The experts have set up alleviation camps in Manipur’s Imphal Valley.

The Regional Meteorological Center has said that the rain will soon begin declining from Wednesday. “In any case, we are expecting precipitation consistently,” Sanjay O’Neil Shaw, chief of the Regional Meteorological Center expressed.