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Heavy rains lash state again

 IMPHAL | Sept 19, 2017

Source: Imphal Free Press

With incessant rains in the last few days, Thoubal river, Nambol river and Ithai barrage have crossed danger level and Nambul river has crossed warning level. Many paddy fields in valley areas are inundated with farmers fearing heavy loss of crop. 

According to the control room of Irrigation and Flood Control Department (IFCD), today’s rainfall was recorded at 6 am as Raj Bhavan – 10mm, Lamphel – 12mm, Kangpokpi – 13 mm, Saikul – 7mm, Litan – 10mm and Jiribam – 2mm. At around 1:30 pm, all the gates of the barrage were opened up due to rise in water level.

Rainfall recorded yesterday at Raj Bhavan – 12mm, Lamphel – 14mm, Kangpokpi – 21 mm, Saikul – 18mm, Litan – 20mm and Jiribam – 4mm, and only Gate No.  3 of Ithai barrage was opened.

Today’s rainfall was less as compared with yesterday but some parts of the state were overflowed with water. The National Highway 37 has blocked due to landslide in between Kotlein and Senam village. Some parts of Thoubal Mela ground and the road of Sagolband Thangapat, Impahl West have also inundated with water. read more>>