Aizawl, July 13: Around 300 houses have been vacated in several areas of Mizoram after heavy rainfall lashed the northeastern state in the last few days. According to a tweet by ANI, people have been evacuated to safer places after Tlabung town was flooded due to heavy rainfall in the region. According to a report by Hindustan Times, two men drowned and nearly 390 houses submerged in floods due to incessant rain across Mizoram. Due to heavy rainfall, schools in the vicinity have been shut as a precautionary measure. Uttar Pradesh Rains: 15 Dead, 133 Buildings Collapse in 3 Days.
Till July 12, at least 10 people were killed in the northeastern states after heavy monsoon showers triggered landslides and house collapse incidents in the states. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places over Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa, Coastal Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura is expected on Saturday.
Here's the Tweet:
Mizoram: Around 300 houses have been vacated in the area after Tlabung town was flooded due to heavy rainfall in the region. (12.7.19) pic.twitter.com/XsHwmWv3bz
— ANI (@ANI) July 13, 2019
In Assam, trains services to Barak Valley and Tripura were hit due to incessant rains. Over 8.5 lakh people in Assam continued to reel under floods on Friday. In the last 24 hours, six people have lost their lives in fand 21 districts have been affected due to heavy rainfall. The districts that have been impacted by the heavy downpour include- Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Sonitpur, Darning, Baksa, Barpeta, Nalbari, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Goalpara, Morigaon, Hojai, Nagaon, Golaghat, Majuli,Jorhat,Sivsagar,Dibrugarh, Tinsukia.