Imphal, July 11: Nine people have been reported dead after landslide hits Manipur's Tamenglong. According to the initial reports,the landslide occurred in the intermittent period of Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. More details are awaited about the case.
News agency ANI, tweeted about the landslide with a picture from the sopt. Check the tweet:
Nine dead after landslide hits Manipur's Tamenglong. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/0Oh505EGNA
— ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2018
Manipur has been reeling under heavy rains for over a month now. The Imphal and Nambul rivers have been flowing above their capacity due to the incessant rains.
The parts most hit by the floods were the areas and districts in Imphal East as the rivers continue to overflow in the district according to Irrigation and Flood Control Department(IFCD). IMD and MeT have said that heavy to very heavy rainfall can be expected in Manipur in the coming days.