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2 dead 390 houses submerged in Mizoram flood

first_img Press Trust of India AizawlJuly 12, 2019UPDATED: July 12, 2019 22:21 IST Mizoram’s Tlabung town flooded due to heavy rainfall in the region. (ANI)Two men have drowned and 390 houses submerged in floods triggered by incessant rain across Mizoram, officials said Friday.A 53-year-old man drowned in the Tlawng river near Aizawl when a bamboo raft he was rowing with two friends capsized on Thursday, officials said, adding his friends managed to reach the bank.A man collecting crabs in the jungle near south Mizoram’s Lunglei town also drowned Thursday and his body was recovered on Friday, they said.Disaster management and rehabilitation officials said landslides made many places inaccessible.The swelling water of Khawthlangtuipui river, also known as the Karnaphuli, has submerged at least 390 houses in six villages of Lunglei district.A total of 119 families have been evacuated from one of the affected villages, officials said.Several areas of the district have been cut off from the rest of the state due to roadblocks caused by landslides.The power supply was also disrupted in many areas across the state.ALSO READ | Assam flood situation serious, over 62,000 in 8 districts affectedALSO READ | Assam flood situation serious, over 62,000 in 8 districts affectedALSO WATCH | In-Depth: Kerala reels under the fury of the floodsFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byShahrukh Tags :Follow MizoramFollow floodFollow AizawlFollow south MizoramsFollow Landslides Next 2 dead, 390 houses submerged in Mizoram floodTwo men have drowned and 390 houses submerged in floods triggered by incessant rain across Mizoram, officials said.advertisementlast_img

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