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More rainfall for next 2 days predicted

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Imphal, May 18: Water levels in both the major rivers running through the city have breached the danger levels. According to the latest report of the Flood Control & Irrigation Department Sanjenthong, incessant rainfall during the last 24 hours have raised the water level at Imphal river above the warning level and is inching upwards to the “Flood stage” as per the last recording at 2 pm. Nambul and Nambol rivers have already crossed the “Flood level” and officials expressed concern that the situation will worsen with the rain showing no signs of respite anytime soon. Rain forecast for the state as per ICAR has predicted rainfall ranging from 10mm to 38 mm for various districts till the 20th of May. It may be mentioned that rainfall prediction for 18 May according to ICAR was 38mm whereas the actual rainfall measured 103.1mm which incidentally is the highest recorded rainfall for the current year. Kangpokpi Chiru- the headwater of Imphal river measured a rainfall of 46 mm, Saikul- source of Iril river measures 38mm, while Litan- the headwater of Thoubal river recorded rainfall of 15 mm. during the last 24 hours. The total rainfall recorded till date for the current year stands at 202.1 mm while the record for the same period last year stands at 60mm.

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