Imphal, July 2: Heavy rains in the last couple of days has cause landslide at various places in Tamenglong district along the NH- 37 popularly known as Imphal-Jiribam road in Manipur. Around 1 Kilometre road stretch of the Imphal- Jiribam road at Nongdolan area has been a nightmare for transporters during rainy season and in addition to the deteriorated road condition landslide occurred at various places at this road stretch had put halt loaded trucks and other vehicles coming towards Imphal along the route. Reports reaching here said that as many as 100 of loaded trucks remain stranded since Wednesday along Jirbam side. The most of the stranded trucks are loaded with construction materials and consumer items and were ferrying goods from west Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya. Other vehicles heading from Imphal side were also reportedly stranded in the middle of the road due to the landslide.
Border Road organization is working round the clock to clear the landslide, but as the incessant rain continue the BRO officials still struggle a lot in clearing the landslide.
“If there are more rains in the coming days, the situation would be worsen “, said an official of the BRO.
Truckers, passengers and motorist which are stranded in the middle of the road are facing immense hardship due to shortage of food. Ladies passengers also faced additional problem while maintaining privacy.