Imphal, April 24: Health and Family Wefare Minister DK Korungthang who is also the MLA of Tengnoupal Assembly constituency today inspected the hailstorm hit area at Chamol village in Tengnoupal sub-division. He was accompanied by Ksh. Robert, DC Chandel district, ADCs and other government officials.
Chamol village was reported worst affected by the hailstorm during the last couple of days. At least 8 people were reported seriously injured after around 1 kg weigh hailstone falls upon them. Most of the roofs of the houses were penetrated by the hailstone.
The incessant rains that accompanied the hailstorm flooded the hilly terrain. The rain water runs like river at the area said a witness.
After visiting the area, DK Korungthang met the affected villagers who were taking shelter at safer places and assured all possible help. The Minister along with DC Chandel handed over a Trapollin, emergency lamp, rice and other edible items for immediate relief of the affected village to KSO Chandel Unit.